YouTube Creator Academy

Strengthen your YouTube skills with free online lessons

Whether you have a minute or an hour, there’s something here for you. Take a lesson, join the community, or practice new skills on your channel.

Everybody on YouTube starts somewhere, right? Learn the basics of starting your channel, how viewers find you, and why subscribers matter.

Develop loyal fans using the 10 fundamentals to a creative strategy.

Marketing to make your videos and channel memorable.

Package your videos to give them the best chance to get discovered and watched on YouTube.

Build and engage your audience for long term success.

Wouldn’t it be great if you could make money by doing what you already love?

Academy courses

We’ve bundled up many lessons you can apply to become a more successful creator. Just pick a course theme, get comfy, and get started.

Explore the lessons

What do you want to do with your channel today? Click on a lesson below to learn.

Develop loyal fans using the 10 fundamentals to a creative strategy.

Marketing to make your videos and channel memorable.

Build and engage your audience for long term success.

Package your videos to give them the best chance to get discovered and watched.

Have a family entertainment, music, or gaming channel? Customize an experience to make your channel a destination for your fans.

Everybody on YouTube starts somewhere, right? Learn the basics of starting your channel, how viewers find you, and why subscribers matter.

Wouldn’t it be great if you could make money by doing what you already love?

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Learn with other creators

Join the Creator Academy forum to share your educational YouTube tip or get help from your fellow creators.