How to Make YouTube Videos 

By  Dave

How to Make YouTube Videos

Are you interested in learning how to make YouTube videos to share with the rest of the internet community? Although the process of making videos may seem complicated, it really is much simpler than it may appear at first. Even those with limited computer knowledge and little or no experience making videos can quickly learn “how to make YouTube videos” to entertain and inform your YouTube audience.

Which Camera is Best?

The first step in making a YouTube video is to get a video recording device. Video recording devices can range from relatively simple cell phones and webcams to much more complicated and expensive camcorders. While you are just beginning to learn how to make YouTube videos, one of today’s modern smart phones will likely provide all of the video capabilities you’ll need. In fact, many video marketers still shoot a large number of videos with their cell phones.

What Kind of Video Should I Make?

Popular videos on YouTube include video blogs, comedy skits, how-to videos, and travel videos. Video marketing on YouTube and other platforms is also extremely effective at the moment. You can make any type of video you want and distribute it to your audience of choice.

When first learning how to make YouTube videos, it is important to remember that YouTube doesn’t limit the number of videos you can submit, but may initially limit all of your videos to a maximum length of fifteen minutes. It is, however, quite easy to qualify to have this limitation lifted from your account.

Quality is Key

When making your YouTube video, you will want to make sure that the quality is good. For this, it is a good idea to maintain eye contact with the camera, and speak directly into the camera. An inexpensive microphone will help to ensure that those watching your videos on YouTube can actually understand what you are saying.

You’ll also want to make sure the lighting is good. The best time to make movies is during the day. Still, day or night, indoors or outdoors, you will want to make sure that you have the appropriate amount of lighting. Nothing is worse than watching a video that is hard to see. When you first start out, you can start with whatever lights you have available. Inexpensive lighting systems are also available.


While you are learning how to make YouTube videos, there are a number of steps, like those above, that you can take to improve the quality of your videos. There are also ways to improve the quality of your videos after they are recorded.

Moving editing software allows you to preview and edit your videos before uploading them to YouTube. Free movie editing software is available for both PCs and Macs and are a great place to start. However, while you are just learning how to make YouTube videos, you don’t really need to edit them. Just have fun and practice, practice, practice.

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For more on learning how to make YouTube videos and harness the power of video advertising for your business, check out this free video.


Dave Strayer is a full-time Internet and Affiliate marketer and coach. Contact him for further information about the information in this post or to discuss how he can help you learn, internalize, and get maximum benefit from the skills, beliefs, and behaviors that you must have to succeed online.

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