How to Start a Vlog: A Beginner’s Guide to Vlogging in 2020

Do you also want to build your fortune online? Do you also want to go viral and increase your fan following?

Do you have talent that can inspire, engage, entertain, inform, or teach people? If yes then this is the perfect time to get your vlog started.

The number of users consuming the internet has increased by leaps and bounds over the last few years.

Having said that, YouTube is amongst the most used and explored social media platforms.

Based on the research, more than 5 billion videos are watched on a daily basis.

With the more and more users’ engagement on YouTube people from all walks of lives stepping into the vlogging and giving a try.

However, vlogging is not at all a cup of cake for everyone.

You need to be patient, persistent, and obviously a little bit of creative to go in the long run and achieve milestones.

If you also have this question in your mind “how to start a vlog” then read this beginner’s guide to Vlogging in 2020.

What is a Vlog: Vlogging Tips for Beginner

If you are an ardent reader then you must have read many blogs on the internet.

These blogs may contain lifestyle tips, health advice, personal experience, or product description.

When these tips, advice, experiences, and hacks are shown in the format of videos, they are referred to as a vlog.

They are also called as video logs or video blogs.

In the present time, videos have become the more preferable, influencing, and trusted form of online content.

YouTube is a great social media platform that welcomes people to start their career as a vlogger.

Being a newbie, it might seem difficult to understand the process of vlogging from scratch. You really need to dedicate some time and put an extra effort to stand out amongst others.

How to Start a Vlog?

how to vlog successfully

Light, Camera, Action!

Wait! Vlogging is far more than that.

These tips will help you answer your question “how to start a vlog”. Read more to know the steps you need to follow.

Are you ready to start your vlog journey? Let’s get started.

Choose a Topic-

One of the most important tasks you need to do is to choose a topic on which you are going to vlog about. Know in which niche you are adept at. How much interest and knowledge you have in that particular selected domain. How frequently you can make videos. How it will be helpful for your audience. Once you finalize your topic it would be easier for you to take the next step.

Research Well-

After finalizing your niche, you need to do thorough research. You are required to follow the vloggers of your niche and keep eyes on them— what they are doing and how they are doing. You need to understand how and what you need to do to outgrow your competitors.

Learn to Use Platform-

Before starting vlogging you need to learn the YouTube platform and its policies. Although, you tend to learn and become more skillful with the passage of time and effort you put into it. You are also supposed to learn the use of equipment you need for vlogging.

Create your Channel-

Now when you are done with the final niche, and your research you are ready to create your channel. Make sure your channel name represents and relates your vlogging content. Try to make it easy to remember, unique, and easy to talk about.

Optimize your Channel-

Optimization plays a great role in terms of getting your videos ranked on YouTube. This process is termed as SEO of YouTube. The whole process includes:
• Keyword Research (Try to search for low competition keywords)
• Inserting keyword into Title
• Inserting keyword into Description
• Inserting keyword into Video Tags
• Make sure your video is long enough to deliver information expected by the viewers

Sumbul Samani

Sumbul Samani is an ardent reader and a noob photographer. She keeps hands-on experience in writing extensively researched articles on health, wellness, lifestyle, technology, food, and other such topics. In her leisure time, Sumbul loves to cook and enjoys watching movies.

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