Create a video ad

Every business has a story to tell. Bring yours to life with YouTube video ads.

Lights. Phone. Action.

Making a video ad doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive, and all kinds of production styles, tools, and techniques can work. In fact, a simple video shot on a phone might be the best way to showcase what makes your business unique. However you choose to do it, there are YouTube resources to help you make your ad great.

The ABCDs of effective creative

The video you use is one of the biggest factors in how well a YouTube campaign performs. Based on studies of thousands of video ads, these data-backed guidelines can help you create an ad that gets noticed – and gets results.

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YouTube creative directory

Take the guesswork out of your search for video creation partners. Whatever your need or budget, our global directory of YouTube experts can help you make a great ad.

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See what’s working for other businesses

These successful YouTube ads show that you don’t need a big budget to make a big impact.

Set up a YouTube channel

Before you start advertising, you’ll need a home for your videos on YouTube. A YouTube channel is free and it only takes a few minutes to set up.

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