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How to make a good vlog in 2020? The vlogging craze is spreading all over the world, even celebrities have started to get into it.

Anyone can be a blogger, but you need to follow a few tips to start your career. People often use vlogging as a routine job with a camera in front of them. In reality, to compete in the vlogging business, you have to be unique. Here are a few tips on how to become one!

Follow your passion

Following one's passion is the key to success in vlogging. Be expressive, do what you love and let the world know. Indeed, by creating a vlog, you share something that involves an audience with similar passion and tastes. And to engage the audience in the long run, you need to create videos about the things you love. It will show if you pretend 😳

For example :

  • If you like to travel, you can make videos while travelling to your favourite destinations;
  • If you like to play a sport, you can make videos while playing your favorite sport.
  • And this is true for all your passions such as food, tourism, decorating your house, attending an event, etc..

It's as simple as that: follow your passion!

The art of video editing

There are over 23 million channels on YouTube. As a new blogger, launching a YouTube channel means you have to compete with 23 million other channels. That's when you need advice on how to make your channel unique.

One of the most important factors that can help you stand out from the crowd is knowing how to edit video. I therefore recommend that you learn how to edit before starting a vlog. To do so

  • you can take some paid courses online or watch free videos on Youtube.
  • You can also follow vloggers you like famous vlogger and watch how they film their videos. Watch how they change sound effects based on actions in the video for example.
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Select a good topic

YouTube is a huge platform and millions of videos are uploaded every day. To start a vlog, you have to choose a specific topic.

Not only must you be clear on the subject you choose, but you must also have some basic knowledge of it. (For example, if you want to start a football channel, you need to know the rules of the game).

You need to think about your target audiences: their age, their interest, where they live... If you choose a topic that is too common, it will be difficult to get early recognition, as millions of YouTubers are already shooting videos on these topics. 

Add subtitles

We can't tell you enough: SUBTITLES ARE ESSENTIAL. 

They are not essential just for fashion, but because they allow you to gain visibility and accessibility. Your Vlog will get a lot more attention if you add subtitles, and deaf and hard of hearing people will thank you! The worst thing is that it's quite simple toadd subtitles right now. You can use the Youtube directly for example. If you post on social networks instead, we obviously recommend that you use Captéwhich will make your life easier with speech recognition. More tips on adding subtitles can be found at on our blog

Regular posting is essential

Creating a successful vlog is above all succeeding in posting regularly! 

Once you have selected a topic, you need to start creating videos and submitting them consistently. In particular, you need to post often during the first three months after a vlog is launched. If you're looking for a quick result after uploading a single video, sorry, you won't be a successful vlog unless you're a celebrity. And even celebrities keep posting their vlogs. 

Focus on quality rather than quantity

There are many YouTubers that have been working for years, but have no more than a few hundred subscribers. On the other hand, some have proved their popularity in a very short period of time.

Then why is it ? It's not that surprising. If you create quality videos, they can be successful overnight. So I suggest you learn the art of storytelling and video editing before you start a vlog. You can also invest in some professional equipment. Indeed, downloading videos without focusing on quality is a waste of time.

In conclusion

I hope these vlogging tips will help you make your vlogs more unique and attractive. Remember that you can start creating vlogs on any platform, but never compromise on quality. Try to post regularly and you'll start getting results within a few months.
Also try to contact the vloggers around you. You will then be able to get valuable advice! 

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