Are you one of the millions of internet users who love viewing free movies on YouTube? If you’re, the thought of creating your own YouTube movie may have crossed your mind; has it? If so, you might be wondering whether you should create your own YouTube video and then upload it to the YouTube site. When making your choice, it’s advised that you can analyze the pros and cons of doing so.
When it comes to making your own YouTube video, there are quite a few cons or downsides to doing so. Perhaps, the biggest downside to making your video and then uploading it to YouTube is that you are essentially sharing the movie with the whole world. Many individuals mistakenly believe that their videos will only be viewed by YouTube members, but that isn’t the truth. Any internet user, even those without a YouTube account, can view videos on YouTube. In fact, it is not unusual for YouTube video viewers to email a YouTube video link to those that they know. Therefore, the views your YouTube videos may get may be more than you ever expected or desired.
Considering any video that you upload to the YouTube website can be viewed by just about anyone with an internet connection, you may wish to be careful with the quantity of data you disclose. As an example, if you are doing a video blog, you might not need to give your real name or not your entire name. It is also important that you don’t mention where you live. If you want, you may want to outline the country that you live in, but never provide the town or city, especially in case you disclose your name. You will want to try and refrain from giving any personal information to any YouTube member, even those 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 stay safe as long as you stay aware.
Although there are a couple of downsides or disadvantages to uploading your videos to the YouTube website, there are also a number of pros or plus sides to doing so. One of these pros is ease of use. Even in the event that you believe yourself to be unskilled with computers, then you still need to be able 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 have your video onto your computer and edited, if you would like to do this, 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 couple of minutes.
Another expert to using YouTube to discuss your 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 many others who use them for business or at least to up their vulnerability. You will need to remember that millions of web users watch videos on YouTube. Whether you are advertising your services, like as a website designer or an internet celebrity, you can do so through YouTube. The one thing that you may want to do is try not to take the spam approach. If you are marketing yourself as a website designer, consider taking a couple of videos of you making a website or use your video to explore websites that you have made. Simply adding your business information at the end of the movie is a great way to get your point across, but without making your YouTube video look as it’s an advertisement.
As you can see, there are lots of advantages and disadvantages, or pros and cons, to making your own YouTube videos. As stated above, it’s wise to use your best judgment. Needless to say, you can post a video on YouTube if you want to do so, but just make sure that you are doing so safely.