How To Start A Video Blog And Make Money

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We are in a generation where real-life reality is being replaced by online reality, in every sphere of life. Out of this online reality, many are making millions of dollar daily, monthly and yearly. Of this most recent in this trend is video blogging now simply known as Vblogging. Blogging is now generally known as we now have more blogs than before. However, Video blogging is still a blogging format yet to be explored by many.

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Video blogging provides more advantages than other blogging formats, it increases conversion and relationship between author and audience. Also, video blogging provides huge earning potential.


Choose a Niche

Just like other blogging formats, the first step is to choose a niche. What will your video blog talk about? What problem will it address for your viewers? Will, you just show videos of personal life or will you focus on health, technology, foods, etc.

Identify your Audience

After choosing a niche, identify who your audience is or likely to be, this helps you choose the right background, how to speak and how to dress.

Buy Good Video Production Gear

Unlike other blogging formats, you will require to get good video production gear, quality matters. This gear includes a video camera and a microphone. At startup, however, use what you have.

Create Mini Studio or Prepare Your Video Recording Environment

Once again quality matters- Choose either to create a mini studio with background color or use natural background. Either way, ensure it is suited with niche and target audience.

Dress According

Dress according to audience needs and niche requirements. No matter how you love to be on your pajamas, if blogging on business, your audience will never like to see you on that. Dress accordingly, it gives you a tag of seriousness.

Start Recording

This is, however, the most crucial step- runs your gears with you as the focus. Get more hands if you can’t handle all the gear.

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Get a Video Editing Software’s/Editor

No matter how professional the background or your flow, you will have the need to either cut out some part. Add some touches. Using editing software you can add titles, credits, effects, music, etc.

Choose a Blogging Platform for Your Vblog

Creating good videos is but a step, getting it across to your target audience is yet another. Choose a platform from the avalanches of web platforms to host your vblog. Popular video platforms are YouTube , vimeo, viddle,, etc. choose platform according to your need and to one that will readily make your videos available on the net.

Following the above steps, one can successfully start a successful video blog in Nigeria and earn hugely.