Are you one of the millions of internet users that enjoy viewing 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 might be wondering whether you should make your own YouTube video and then upload it to the YouTube website. When making your choice, it’s advised that you can examine the pros and cons of doing so.
When it comes to creating your own YouTube video, there are quite a few cons or drawbacks to doing so. Perhaps, the biggest downside to creating your own video and then uploading it to YouTube is that you’re essentially sharing the video with the whole world. A lot of people mistakenly believe that their videos will only be seen by YouTube members, but this isn’t the reality. Any online user, even those without a YouTube account, can view videos on YouTube. In fact, it is not uncommon for YouTube video viewers to email a YouTube video link to those that they know.
Considering any movie that you upload to the YouTube website can be viewed by just about anybody with an internet connection, you might wish to be careful with the amount of data you disclose. As an example, if you are doing a video blog, you might not need to give your real name or at least not your entire name. If you want, you may choose to outline the country that you reside in, but never give the city or town, especially if you disclose your title. You will want to try and 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 drawbacks or disadvantages to uploading your videos into the YouTube website, in addition, there are a number of pros or plus sides to doing this. One of these pros is ease of use. Even if you consider yourself to be unskilled with computers, then you should still have the ability to make, upload, and share your video or videos on YouTube. In all honesty, all you need is a video recording device, like a camcorder or a webcam, and a picture editing software program, which now comes standard with most computers. Once you get your video onto your computer and edited, if you wish to do so, you will simply have 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 high number of internet users utilize YouTube videos for pleasure or for personal reasons, there are many others using them for business or at least to up their vulnerability. You need to remember that millions of internet users watch videos on YouTube. While your YouTube video will be unlikely to receive one million views, you could get quite a bit. Whether you are advertising your services, like as a website designer or an internet actress, you can do this through YouTube. The one thing you will want to do is try to not take the spam approach. If you are marketing yourself as a web site designer, consider taking a couple of videos of you making a website or use your movie to explore websites that you have made. Simply adding your company information at the end of the video is a excellent way to get your point across, but without making your YouTube video look as it is an advertisement.
As stated above, it is advised that you use your best judgment. Needless to say, you can post a video on YouTube if you want to do so, but just be sure that you are doing so safely.