In the Vlog/Blog world it’s very hard at times to stay focused and driven to make the best content. There are many topics and avenues to cover. Which one is going to gain you the most exposure? Also is it something you feel comfortable enough discussing that won’t change your viewers outlook?
We all know there is a template of items that if discussed are on the edge of risqué and inciting a riot. Politics, Religion, Race, Sports Teams (lol) and many other tread lightly topics. Some content creators base their whole social media platform on pushing the envelope. For example I am going to say Pewdiepie.
How To Keep Motivated and Inspired as a Vlogger
He is an amazing content creator with over 54M subscribers on YouTube who is light hearted and loves to be funny. He however forgot that his impact on social media has a massive ripple effect. What you personally find funny may not resonate well with your audience.
When you are having “Writer’s Block” or “Vlogger’s Void”, a good trick is to watch other creators outlook on the topic. There are many resources out there to help. Google your topic and review other angles of your topic to give you a broader perspective and range on it.
Be Inspired By Others
I am a vlogger so my go to resource is YouTube. You have many great vloggers on youtube that range in content and also have a wide array of audience spectrum. Lance Stewart, RomanAtwood, Fouseytube and Casey Neistat would be a good start. They may give you an idea for a video but never base your performance outcome on what they do. Remember they have 2M subs and above so they can talk about chicken nuggets and get 500K views.
These people in my eyes, are the inspiration to the masses. How much more inspiring is it when you do it from the heart, since you don’t get paid yet. It’s like the old saying, “ You want it until you get it”. Meaning it’s fun when you do it in your leisure time until it become your job.
At the end of the day just remember that the content you create has your name attached to it. So make sure it is your best you can do. I hope your YouTube career is full of supporters and positive comments.
Don’t let the negative stuff change you, use it as a motivational tool to always inspire dream yourself and others. Believe it because without you the content would not of been created in the first place. You are an amazing content creator. Now go out there and create using your style and put your touch on the world.
John Hagerty is a frequent YouTube Vlogger who posts great videos, you can check him out here.