Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Considerations for Creating YouTube Videos

Creating a high quality video for the internet can be a big task and there are a lot of things to think about. Creating a video is not as easy as you may think and you need to consider the music as well as the content of the video and where you intend to promote it.

Get to the point – Firstly make sure that you are good with your words and you quickly make your point so people do not get bored. There is no point talking for long periods of time about boring things that do not keep a viewer entertained.

Talk about a niche subject – Do not spend the whole time recording a video that could have been made by anyone. You need to think outside of the box and understand that people want to learn something and see something new in your video.

Get the music right – You cannot use just any style of music because this is not lawful. You need to use stock music when making a video so that you know you are not infringing the law. Lots of music is not for public broadcast and this must be remembered.

Learn how to edit – Get the creation of the video just right so it looks visually appealing and professional. It is easy to learn how to do some basic movie editing and how to work with sound effects. Once you learn this you will be able to create better videos.

Optimise the video – People will not find your video by chance so you need to optimise it so that it appears high in the list when you search on big video websites. You also need to promote your video to a high level through websites like Twitter. Getting followers interested in your videos will keep them coming back.