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Do you want to make your own videos to upload to YouTube and share with the world? If you are and if this is your first time trying to do so, you may be wondering how you can go about making your own videos. Although the process of making a YouTube video may seem like a complicated one, it isn’t. Even those with limited computer skills can create videos, many of which still end up on YouTube.

First things first! before making any videos for YouTube you must have an account. Then fill up the necessary information and customize it with your own preference. If you want more info about this just see this article creating a youtube channel.

Now let’s start our discussing how to make YouTube videos

Mindset & Fail Forward: concept before making a video

Beginners are eager to begin working videos, creating content etc. but they overlook the some basic concepts that stop them from progressing.

Here is some basic concepts to consider before you make videos.

  • When they want to start making money out of their videos, they don’t think about why they started on YouTube in the first place.
  • They have a short mindset which limits their creativity and works output as they expect to see results.
  • There are people that spend more time thinking of their ideas rather than implementing them.
  • Some chronic overthinkers, never move beyond the thinking stage of creating their first video.

And some reasons behind these factors are due to people not being educated enough in what they are doing. So, they are afraid to make mistakes because they think it will stop them in their progress, but making mistakes is one of the best ways to be successful. Doing the same thing over and over, expecting a different result.

You don’t need to stop what you are doing, but you can make changes and focus more energy on key areas where you know things could be better. The truth is, you need to think of what you are currently doing that limits your potential.

Work on those areas for any period, and you will start to notice changes, and results will begin to show in time.

Assume you currently are using these concepts:

  • With Bad Audio
  • Low video output quality
  • Difficult search related keywords in titles and descriptions
  • Making mistakes when editing and presenting your videos

And as long as you are willing to make the necessary changes, you will eventually start seeing better results.

Try to improve 1% at a time and take small steps every day while also allowing yourself to think of what you are doing. If you can change your mindset and your way of thinking, you will start seeing results sooner than you think.

You have nothing to lose and allow yourself to fail forward while improving your mindset.

What Things to Consider When Making a YouTube Video

Select a video recording device

The first step in making a YouTube video is to get a video recording device. Making a YouTube video requires a video recording device. Popular video recording devices include camcorders, webcams, and cell phones.

As a beginner any of a vast range of devices to make YouTube videos. A laptop with a built-in webcam is the easiest option, but the obvious alternative is a smartphone. Most digital cameras can now shoot video as well.

If you want your YouTube video to be a success, you should consider making high-quality videos. Having poor-quality videos is hated by many YouTube viewers, and end up leaving your video.

Once you have a video recording device in your possession, you can start to make your own videos. Popular YouTube videos include video blogs, comedy skits, how-to videos, and travel videos. You can make any type of video you want, whether it’s staged or captured.

Note that you may upload an unlimited amount of videos to YouTube, but they must be between 5 and 10 minutes long to rank and give value to your visitors.

Choose a video editing software

After selecting a video recording device, 2nd step is you must now pick video editing software. Whatever device you use as your recording device, it’s a vital tool for your videos to be more appealing.

Video editing software assists you in the editing and creation of YouTube videos. There are many video editing tools available in the market, but not all of them are suited for your preference. Some of these tools can use for personal use while others can be used for commercial purposes.

One of the most recognized beginner-friendly and free video creating software is FlexClip.

FlexClip is a video creation tool that enables you to make promo films, explainer videos, social media commercials, and other types of video using your product images and video clips. Also, there are hundreds of video templates, motion presets, and a large stock clip library.

What I like with this software tool is very simple, clean and easy to use comes with a free plan how amazing is that right?. To explain further see my article free online video editor makes creating video fun!. To know more about FlexClip you can visit there website

Choose a video editing software based on what you need and what you want to do with it. You should also think about how much money you have before you choose a video editing software. Some of these tools are paid, but others are free.

Examine your video content before uploading it to Youtube

The Next step after editing your video is to examine and check before uploading. YouTube actually encourages you to examine your video before uploading it to their site. If you notice anything that you would like changed, you are advised to edit your video before uploading it to YouTube.

Of course, you don’t have to edit your video if you don’t want to, but editing your video is also likely to improve the overall quality of your YouTube video.

Using editing software can allow you to preview and edit your videos if you want to do so before uploading them to YouTube. It is advisable to at least previewing them first check if need something to improve in which, in turn, will help to improve the exposure that your videos.

It is also important that you think about and examines the content of your video, especially if you are planning on doing a comedy video. Comedy videos are popular on YouTube, but you need to remember that a large number of people visit YouTube for entertainment. Many of those individuals are from different races, sexes, and religions.

You will want to be cautious of offending any of your viewers, intentionally or not. Keep in mind that comedy means different things to different individuals.

Of course, you have the right to make just about any type of YouTube video you want; you are advised to use your best judgment. Should you be good at making YouTube videos, you may be able to make a name for yourself on YouTube, but you will want it to be a good one.

It is also important that you examine safety when making a YouTube video. As previously mentioned, comedy videos are popular on YouTube and so are video blogs. Video blogs are where internet users recite their blog in front of a camera, instead of in print.

Video blogs are fun to do, but many video bloggers, both on and off of YouTube, make the mistake of giving out too much information about themselves.

For your safety, you will want to avoid giving your real name, especially if you are showing your face on your video blog. It is advised that you do not mention your real name in any of your YouTube videos, but you definitely do not want to mention your address or any of your phone numbers. Not divulging your personal information is for your own safety. You need to remember that you never really know who is watching your YouTube videos or what they are thinking.

The above-mentioned points are just a few of the many that you will want to keep in mind, before making a video which will later be posted on YouTube. In short, aim for quality and keep internet safety in mind and your YouTube video could end up being a hit.

Uploading your video on YouTube

The last step after creating, editing and examining your video is uploading. If this is your first time uploading a video, YouTube will guide you with its simple process using YouTube Studio App.

What is YouTube Studio?

YouTube Studio is an analytical tool that can help with the creation of YouTube videos, insights, technical tools, and content. With YouTube Studio, you can easily manage your YouTube channels and there are a number of features

that make it easier to edit or upload the content of the creator.

In addition, YouTube Studio monitors the YouTube Channel with an analytic tool. Editing with subtitles can result in a great video. It also manages your videos schedule and also user comments notification and as well the creation of videos new and draft videos.

If you want to know about Youtube and Studio App See Difference Between YouTube Channel and YouTube Studio

Speaking of the uploading process, you will find that the amount of time it takes for your video to upload to the YouTube website will vary. The larger your video file size is, the longer it will take for your video to upload to the YouTube website.

In all honesty, YouTube states that it could only take a few minutes, but that it could also take as long as an hour. Also, the size of your video file, the type of internet connection you have will also have an impact on your upload times. For instance, if you have a slow internet connection, it will take longer for your videos to upload than it would if you had DSL or cable internet.

Wrap it Up!

Now that you know how to make a YouTube video as a beginner, it’s time to start making videos. To get started, simply head over to YouTube and start uploading. From there, you can go ahead and dive in to create your first video!



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