Simply Business - Insurance for your business

Call Us0333 0146 683
Our opening hours
Knowledge centre

The small business guide to YouTube

1-minute read

The small business guide to YouTube
Lucjan Zaborowski

Lucjan Zaborowski

25 April 2013

YouTube enables you to publish videos online, share them with your customers and analyse the results.

Not only is it a free-to-use platform, but it is also a popular search engine with over 1 billion monthly users. To help you take advantage of YouTube's marketing potential, we have prepared an interactive step-by-step guide with links to useful articles, tools and... YouTube videos!

According to, YouTube is the third most popular website in the world behind Google and Facebook. As the biggest video hosting platform, YouTube contains millions of videos published by large and small companies as well as individuals. It is free to watch videos on YouTube, but what is even more important, it is free to publish your own videos on the platform.

As a small business you can use YouTube to develop useful content for your customers such as visual guides, presentations or movies; advertise your products or brand using video ads and communicate with your customers via video blogging or hangouts.

To get started follow our interactive guide with questions and answers on how to use the popular video hosting platform. Our microsite contains links to useful YouTube resources from around the web. Click on the image below to go directly to the Small Business Guide to YouTube and start building your video presence online right away!

youtube for small business preview

Click image to open interactive version (via [Simply Business][3]).

Ready to set up your cover?

As one of the UK's biggest business insurance providers, we specialise in public liability insurance and protect more trades than anybody else. Why not take a look now and build a quick, tailored quote?

Start your quote

We create this content for general information purposes and it should not be taken as advice. Always take professional advice. Read our full disclaimer

Find this article useful? Spread the word.


People also liked

Landlords could be targeted in new capital gains tax raid.

19 November 20202-minute read

Landlords could be targeted in new capital gains tax raid

Landlords could be hit by another massive tax raid, as the Office of Tax Simplification outlines its recommendations for an overhaul of…

Read more

Keep up to date with Simply Business. Subscribe to our monthly newsletter and follow us on social media.

Subscribe to our newsletter


Popular articlesBusiness resources from FarillioGeneral businessGuestInsuranceLandlordLandlord resources from FarillioLegal and financeMarketingNewsOpinionProperty maintenanceTradesmanCovid-19 business support hub


6th Floor99 Gresham StreetLondonEC2V 7NG

Sol House29 St Katherine's StreetNorthamptonNN1 2QZ

© Copyright 2021 Simply Business. All Rights Reserved. Simply Business is a trading name of Xbridge Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Financial Services Registration No: 313348). Xbridge Limited (No: 3967717) has its registered office at 6th Floor, 99 Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7NG.