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Advantages and Disadvantages of Making Your Own YouTube Videos

Are you among the millions of internet users that love watching free videos on YouTube?   If you’re, the notion of creating your own YouTube video may have crossed your mind; has it?   If so, you may be wondering whether you should create your own YouTube video and then upload it to the YouTube website.   When making your choice, it’s advised that you could analyze the advantages and disadvantages of doing so.

When it comes to creating your own YouTube video, there are a number of cons or downsides to doing this.   Perhaps, the biggest downside to creating your video and then uploading it to YouTube is that you are essentially sharing the movie with the entire world.   Many individuals mistakenly believe that their videos will only be seen by YouTube members, but this isn’t the truth.   Any online user, even those with no YouTube account, can see videos on YouTube.   In fact, it is not uncommon for YouTube video viewers to email a YouTube video link to those they know.  Hence, the views that your YouTube videos may get may be more than you ever expected or desired.

Since any video that you upload to the YouTube website can be viewed by just about anyone with an online connection, you might wish to be careful with the amount of information that you disclose.   For instance, if you are doing a video blog, you might not want to give your real name or at least not your entire name.   Additionally it is important that you don’t mention where you live.  If you want, you may choose to outline the state that you live in, but never give the city or town, especially in case you disclose your name.   You will want to try and refrain from providing any personal information to any YouTube member, even people who send you personal 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.

Although there are a few drawbacks or cons to uploading your videos to the YouTube website, there are also quite a few experts or plus sides to doing this.   One of those pros is ease of use.   Even in the event that you consider yourself to be unskilled with computers, you should still be able to make, upload, and share your video or videos on YouTube.   Once you have your video onto your computer and edited, if you wish to do so, you will just need to follow YouTube’s step-by-step uploading instructions and then your movie should be ready for sharing, in as little as a few minutes.  

Another pro to using YouTube to share your videos with other internet users is uses.   Although a large number of internet users utilize YouTube videos for pleasure or for private reasons, there are lots of others using them for business or to up their exposure.   You need to bear in mind that millions of web users watch videos on YouTube.   While your YouTube video will be unlikely to get one million views, you could get quite a bit.  Whether you are advertising your services, like as a website designer or an internet celebrity, you can do so through YouTube.   The one thing you may 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 video to research websites you’ve made.  Simply adding your company information at the end of the movie is a excellent way to get your point across, but without creating your YouTube video seem as it’s an advertisement.

As you can see, there are a number of advantages and disadvantages, or pros and cons, to making your own YouTube videos.  As stated above, it is advised that you use your best judgment.   Of course, you can post a video on YouTube if you want to do so, but just make sure that you are doing so safely.