Re: [videoblogging] Videoblogging - was Questions about setting up a WP video blog
- On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 6:42 AM, Marguerita <marguerita.mcmanus@...> wrote:
> > But we are all here to share stories and advice, so come on everyone,
> > tell us how you have succeeded (or not) at video blogging and what
> > advice you can give.
> > I hope this promotes a lot of discussion!
> > Regards
> > Dave.
> I have found that reading your correspondences has been enlightening. Each of us measures our own success - but I, like you, am always willing to learn new tricks to bring me closer to what I define success as - for myself and my video efforts.
> I was dragged into making video by a pal that I trust. I was trying to use any cheap/easy methods to promote my book. All advice I saw was "make your vids about something you are passionate about" and I followed that, not knowing where it would lead. At the time (18 months ago) I thought YouTube was for skateboarding kids and garage bands.
> Well, I was wrong :)
> I can't say that I have had a goal other than just having fun, but lately I've been invited to partner on 4 of my videos and, unbelievably (for me), I really, really enjoy making the videos.
> At this late stage, I am now starting over in my thinking, and trying to plan ahead instead of just having an "aha" moment and throwing a video up on whatever subject just crossed my mind.
> I continue to learn more about technique, editing, scripting and tools and I will continue to try an improve the quality of my videos, but I am very much interested in learning more from others about how they are planning ahead for whatever success they are seeking, by whatever definition they want to use.
> Thanks very much to everyone who contributes here,
> Marguerita McManus
> Crazy Shortcut Quilts Book
> My Quilting Videos - http://tinyurl.com/r6xxp4
Your linked Youtube channel username does not work seem to work:
Quilting seems to get a tons of hits on Youtube, so look like a nice
little niche market there!