Are you among the millions of web users that love viewing free videos on YouTube? If you’re, 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 should make your own YouTube video and then upload it to the YouTube website. When making your choice, it is advised that you can examine the pros and cons of doing so.
When it comes to creating your own YouTube video, there are a number of cons or drawbacks to doing so. Perhaps, the biggest downside to making your video and then uploading it to YouTube is that you’re essentially sharing the video with the entire world. Many individuals mistakenly believe that their videos will only be seen by YouTube members, but that isn’t the truth. Any online user, even those with no YouTube account, can see videos on YouTube. In actuality, it’s not uncommon for YouTube video viewers to email a YouTube video link to those they know.
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 information that you disclose. For instance, if you are doing a video blog, you might not need to give your real name or at least not your full name. Additionally it is important that you don’t mention where you live. If you would like, you may want to outline the country that you live in, but never provide the town or city, especially if you disclose your name. You will want to attempt to refrain from giving any personal information to any YouTube member, even people who send you personal messages requesting 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 pros or plus sides to doing so. One of these pros is ease of use. Even if you believe yourself to be unskilled with computers, then you still need to 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. As soon as you get your video onto your computer and edited, if you would like to do this, you will just 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 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 using them for business or to up their exposure. You will need to remember that millions of internet users watch videos on YouTube. Whether you’re advertising your services, like as a website designer or an online celebrity, you can do this through YouTube. The one thing that you will want to do is try not to take the spam strategy. If you’re marketing yourself as a web site designer, consider taking a few videos of you creating a website or use your video 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 seem as it’s an advertisement.
As you can see, there are a number of advantages and disadvantages, or pros and cons, to creating your own YouTube videos. As stated above, it’s 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’re doing so safely.