If you have a passion for content creation, now is the perfect time to work your way up from beginner to professional. Currently, there are a wide range of ways to earn a good income by making videos, even as a one-person team. You can release videos over video-sharing platforms like YouTube, Dailymotion, Instagram and more, or launch your videos over OTT platforms to generate revenue.
Generating income with your videos requires good viewership. It is possible to make additional earnings by utilising ads and subscriptions if your videos are really good.
However, gaining consistent viewership is not as easy as it sounds. Most beginners struggle to gain viewers, not because of content, but because of the quality of videos.
Why Is Video Quality Important?
Beginners in videography can find it difficult to generate large numbers of views despite having good content, in this case the problem may lie in the quality of the videos. Video quality is the overall presentability of your work. The resolution, visuals, picturisation style, aerial filming, props - it all matters. Just by improving the video quality, they will look much more professional and can attract more viewers and subscribers as a result.
Here are five key tips that will help transform beginners into pro content creators.
The first thing to focus on is obviously the planning. Before you start recording, you must have a clear idea of what your video is going to look like. Before you start the project, plan everything including scenes, locations, camera angles, required props, project, and timeframe. A good plan helps in many ways. It will assist you in the following steps:
* Help you to have a proper idea of your project
* Allow you to eliminate unwanted scenes and items
* Give you a clear idea of the overall cost of production
* Help with advance preparation and avoid unnecessary situations and losses
2) Topic and Audience
To become a successful content creator, you need to make videos that connect with the viewers. Just making videos on any topic may give you views on one video, but without a target audience, you may not get consistent viewership or subscribers. You must have a good understanding of the topics and your target audience so that you can gain viewers faster, and retain them. Here are some tips that can help:
Understand your abilities and make content that suits you
Rather than choosing a random topic, make targeted videos that aim to attract a certain group of people
Use keyword research tools to find out what the audience is interested in
Choose an interesting topic and fully scope out the level of competition in that area
3) Work On The Script
A video, or any type of content, is good if viewers can connect to it. Therefore, communication plays a key role in content creation. The way you speak, the information you provide, and the overall audibility all play a key role when it comes to video content. So, make sure that your script is good enough.
Follow a simple script that's easy to understand and engaging for your audience. Here are some tips to help:
Make sure that the script is precise, informative, and engaging
Use suitable background music that allows viewers to focus on the information, rather than the music.
Make sure to greet your viewers and provide a quick summary of what the video is about. This gives viewers an idea of what is coming up and sets their expectations
4) Original Videography
To make interesting content for your viewers, present them with good-quality videos from unusual perspectives. For this, consider connecting with a professional service provider who shoots in high definition using aerial or helicopter filming services. More and more successful content creators are using aerial filming to create original and exciting videos. Adding helicopter filming to your repertoire with the help of an experienced company like Rotor Head can boost your ratings, even on a budget.
Once you're done with the recording process, now it’s time to focus on video editing. Editing plays a key role in creating succinct and engaging online video content. Carefully watch the entire recording and remove any unwanted parts to make the video more compact and informative. Focus on this task to create a well finished and professional quality video.
That’s a Wrap
Transforming into a professional content creator is possible if you focus on getting the fundamentals established. Plan well, focus on the script, work to a budget and upgrade the cinematography with an unusual take, such as aerial filming.
Contact the knowledgeable team at Rotor Head and let us become part of your creative team to drive your online success.