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Advantages and Disadvantages of Making Your Own YouTube Videos

Are you among the millions of internet users who enjoy viewing free movies on YouTube?   If you are, the thought of creating your own YouTube video may have crossed your mind; has it?   If so, you may be wondering whether or not you ought to make your own YouTube video and then upload it to the YouTube website.   When making your choice, it’s advised that you can analyze the advantages and disadvantages of doing this.

When it comes to making your own YouTube video, there are quite a few cons or drawbacks to doing so.   Perhaps, the biggest downside to creating your video and then uploading it to YouTube is that you are essentially sharing the video with the whole world.   Many individuals mistakenly believe that their videos will only be seen by YouTube members, but that isn’t the truth.   Any internet user, even those without a YouTube accounts, can view videos on YouTube.   In actuality, it’s not uncommon for YouTube video viewers to email a YouTube video link to those that they know.  Therefore, the views that your YouTube videos may get may be more than you ever expected or desired.

Considering any movie that you upload to the YouTube website can be viewed by just about anyone with an online connection, you may want to be careful with the amount of data you disclose.   For instance, if you’re doing a video blog, you might not want to give your real name or at least not your entire name.   If you would like, you may want to outline the state that you reside in, but never provide the town or city, especially in case you disclose your name.   You will want to attempt to refrain from providing any personal information to any YouTube member, even those who send you private messages asking for information.  As with most online website, YouTube can be a dangerous place, but you should be able to remain safe as long as you remain aware.

Even though there are a couple of downsides or disadvantages to uploading your videos to the YouTube site, in addition, there are a number of experts or plus sides to doing this.   One of these pros is ease of use.   Even if you believe yourself to be unskilled with computers, you should still have the ability to make, upload, and share your video or videos on YouTube.   Once you have your video on your computer and edited, if you would like to do so, you will just have to follow YouTube’s step-by-step uploading instructions and then your video should be ready for sharing, in as little as a few minutes.  

Another expert to using YouTube to discuss your own videos with other internet users is uses.   Although a large number of internet users use YouTube videos for fun or for private reasons, there are lots of others who use them for business or to up their exposure.   You will need to bear in mind that millions of internet users watch videos on YouTube.   Whether you’re advertising your services, like as a website designer or an internet celebrity, you can do this through YouTube.   The only thing that you will want to do is try to not take the spam approach.   If you are marketing yourself as a website designer, try taking a few videos of you creating a website or use your movie to explore websites you’ve made.  Simply adding your company information at the end of the movie is a great way to get your point across, but without creating your YouTube video look as it’s an advertisement.

As stated above, it is wise to use your best judgment.   Of course, you can post a video on YouTube if you prefer to do so, but just make sure that you are doing so safely.