Are you one of the millions of web users that love viewing free videos on YouTube? If you are, the notion of creating your own YouTube movie may have crossed your mind; has it? If so, you might be wondering whether or not you should create your own YouTube video and then upload it to the YouTube website. When making your choice, it is advised that you can analyze the pros and cons of doing this.
When it comes to creating your own YouTube video, there are a number of cons or drawbacks to doing this. Perhaps, the biggest downside to making your video and then uploading it to YouTube is that you’re essentially sharing the movie with the whole world. A lot of people mistakenly believe that their videos will only be viewed by YouTube members, but that isn’t the reality. Any online user, even those without a YouTube account, can view videos on YouTube. In fact, it’s not unusual for YouTube video viewers to email a YouTube video connection to those they know. Hence, the views your YouTube videos may get may be more than you ever expected or desired.
Since any movie that you upload to the YouTube website can be viewed by just about anybody with an online connection, you may 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 not your full name. It is also 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 title. You will want to try and refrain from providing any personal information to any YouTube member, even those who send you personal messages asking for information. As with most online site, YouTube can be a dangerous place, but you should have the ability to stay safe as long as you remain aware.
Even though there are a few drawbacks or disadvantages to uploading your videos to the YouTube website, in addition, there are a number of pros or plus sides to doing so. One of those pros is ease of use. Even in the event that you believe yourself to be unskilled with computers, 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 camera or a webcam, and a movie 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 just need 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 pro to using YouTube to share your own videos with other internet users is uses. Although a large number of internet users use YouTube videos for pleasure or for private reasons, there are many others using them for business or at least to up their vulnerability. You need to remember 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’re advertising your services, like as a website designer or an internet actress, you can do so through YouTube. The one thing you will want to do is try to not take the spam strategy. If you’re advertising yourself as a web site designer, try taking a few videos of you making a website or use your movie to explore websites you’ve made. Simply adding your business information at the end of the video is a great way to get your point across, but without creating your YouTube video look as it is 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’s wise to use your best judgment. Of course, you can post a video on YouTube if you want to do so, but just be sure that you’re doing so safely.