When I first started my YouTube journey I was a complete novice, just like most folks when they move from content "consumer" to content "creator". In fact, I still have one of my very first "vlog-ish" experiments that I did, shortly after I decided that I wanted to try to become a full-time blogger:
What's fun to notice is the fact that my essential publishing
workflow hasn't changed much in the last 10+ years; the software and the hardware has most-certainly leveled-up (as well as the total cost of ownership) but the fundamentals are still the same.
I was asked the other day how I go about putting my videos up on YouTube for my daily vlog in which I chronicle my experience as a startup founder:
I gave him the nuts-and-bolts and I realized that this might be an exceptionally-useful share as well.
So, with that in mind, I've created an overview video and I've described my current workflow and process of capturing, editing, and publishing stuff to YouTube:
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And that, my friends, is how I create YouTube videos in 2020! It's not complicated nor complex and I'm not doing anything that anyone else can't do!
Here's my explanation of this process and my encouragement to you: You can do this, I believe in you!
Love to hear your thoughts!
Note: I've got 2 affiliate links here to Epidemic Sound and Canva. I haven't had any success converting folks historically, but, it's an interesting experiment. I think there's a larger conversation around whether affiliate links actually work, but, I wanted to leave this note here!