In a lot of ways, text blogging has become a thing of the past. Folks are beginning to blog in other ways, including blogging in video and blogging in audio. Video blogs often tend to be more engaging, and they allow bloggers to use video channels and other unique opportunities to promote not only themselves but also their posts in completely new and exciting ways. Everyone and anyone who is looking for an all new blogging platform should get started with video blogging right now while it is still a good thing. When it comes to video blogging, there is no real thing as getting in too late, so if you’re not already V-blogging or video blogging, now is your chance to get involved. There are some challenges to contend with when it comes to creating your own video blog, however, so keep reading.
A lot of people do not feel comfortable presenting themselves in front of a video camera or in front of a crowd. The mere idea of having millions of people see them from around the world can be a major turn off. Video blogging should be seen as a great opportunity to connect with other people rather than as some frightening or overwhelming affair. By presenting yourself and talking in front of a camera, you may actually find a publishing method that is less formal and less daunting while still creating a powerful message. Besides, in most cases you will be in charge of and control of everything and its great when you are in charge of getting your message out.
Hosting videos can also be looked at as something of a challenge as well, however. Videos can easily consume a significant amount of bandwidth, so you are going to want to make sure that you have the right amount of bandwidth, as well as the financial stability to pay the bills associated with hosting your video content. Most brand new video bloggers can use video networking websites such as YouTube in order to have their videos hosted for free, which allows them to save a significant amount in operating costs without having to deal with any other technical challenges along the way.
The best way to really get started when it comes to video blogging or vlogging, is to see what the “best” at it are doing, and emulate them. Many top bloggers put videos not only on sites like YouTube but also their own individual blogs as well. Watch these videos and you should get decent background for your own video, as well as some pointers on how you can better communicate with your “reader base”. The more effectively that you can communicate to your audience, the more your audience will respond to you and the video blog entries that you post. Video blogging does not have to be complicated in any sense of the word, as long as you can handle speaking and presenting and sharing those videos with the world.
Photo Credits: 1
Originally posted 2009-02-16 05:10:09. Republished by Blog Post PromoterRelated posts:
- Adding Video to Your Corporate Blog As the user generated content business gets into full swing, many corporate blog owners are wondering whether or not using videos in their blog will...