Over the recent years, one of the highest paying jobs is a job that most people wouldn’t even consider a job 10 years ago. Yes, becoming an internet sensation/vlogger is one of the most sought-after jobs at the moment – thanks to notable influencers like Shane Dawson, Jeffree Star, Trisha Paytas, David Dobrik JackSepticEye, and many more.
As more people become reliable towards the internet, so did their reliance on consuming content. Now lots of people aspire to be online content creators, but how do you become a successful one? Here are a few ways you can use to make people watch your videos.
Be Raw, Original, and Creative
The general public loves nothing more than for the vlogger/influencer to be as natural as possible, but at the same time, adding their own ‘creative’ flair. Start with thinking of what kind of content would you put out there – travel, cooking, gaming, reacting or skits.
But whatever it is, make sure that it is something that you genuinely love, and something that you would want to really share to the world. Do not make it seem forced by following trends that are not really your style just to gain views, because trends are only good for a while, and when they die, so will your channel.
Stick to what you love and what really want to put out there. Besides, people love seeing other people enjoy and do what they love (it’s what attracts audience), so just be you.
You would really have to step up to make your videos be watchable. Competition is high since most kids nowadays are giving becoming a vlogger a shot as a real job, so your content would really have to stand out.
If you’re going after presenting content that requires intricate camerawork and editing, you would have to spend on high-quality video editing software and cameras to really present your work – and it would really take some effort.
For beginners who have no experience with editing though, there are tutorials available online that you could follow or you could seek the help of an online video production company for their services, just until you can perfect your craft and you’re capable of polishing your content on your own.
Remember who you are: Your Platform and What YOU stand for
When you choose to become a public figure, remember that you will always have eyes on you everywhere. From social media like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, and other websites, expect to be criticized – whether good or bad.
But apart from growing a strong wall towards those heartless comments from becoming, remember that your word would now have impact on a lot of people. Once you’re given the power to have an influence – no matter how big or how small, make sure your content leaves a positive one.
Getting to seemingly do whatever you want while still getting paid seems like the ultimate dream nowadays, and becoming a video content creator is the perfect job fit for that. With the right mindset in becoming one and all while exerting the right effort, you’re well underway to becoming a successful one!