The answer to what you just searched for, may or may not be a simple one. It depends on your enthusiasm and the ability to how you can adapt to certain situations.
A vlog is a new form of art in the modern world. People are open to the idea of video logging in public but there are hardships to cross before every successful path.
You may get stares and giggles on your way but there are ways to overcome this minor impediment.
Following are the nifty ways that will guide and motivate you on how to Vlog in public.
Do you get Awkward?
If you are new to this, then make a proper plan before you act. Start with a Choice of place that you are familiar with and the place is familiar to you.
In this way, you can gradually build up confidence around people that know you well and are willing to encourage you on your vlogging journey.
Select places outside that have more natural rather than people such as the seashore, forest, near the canal, mountains, etc. Aim for less crowded places next to and then come out into the limelight once you’ve gotten rid of that awkwardness.
Being an introvert is no shame. If it’s an assurance, the most creative people in history were introverts. Dr. Seuss was an introvert but an exceptional cartoonist, what makes you think you can’t be the upcoming exceptional vlogger?
A tip for all introverts out there is to be yourself. If your camera shy and you have to gradually learn to get rid of your timidness and express who you are.
For starters, you can make videos at home, until eventually, you will get used to the camera’s eye.
Let your friends tag along with you, with a friend by your side it’s easy to do goofy things on camera as you would usually do with them. I’d anyone tries to mess with your work, you know they have your back.
Another helpful tip is to do combo videos with other vloggers from time to time. This will exchange followers and increase their liking.
Prepare your script. Since you’ll probably get confused with the running environment especially in a busy place where people will surely stare at you. Write down what you have to say in your content and practice so you speak fluently without any AAA’s and pauses in between. Speaking confidently is attractive and also keeps your video short.
Prepare an Answer
Pre-think about what to tell people if they question your work. You say boldly and even invite them into your video to give a natural touch. Since you’re doing nothing wrong and vlogging is a future career for many. It is an authentic hobby or a valid way of making a living.
Create a vlogger Card
Introduce yourself and your work to people like a professional. A good impression may interest them to subscribe to your channel and gain more followers.
Build a Confident Mindset
Your mindset is crucial to mold you into a confident vlogger. People may point at you and judge you, but hey don’t they always? Having the right attitude will get you to a clear goal.
For starters, Take less gear and equipment with you to avoid glaring eyes, until you finally build up the confidence to give in to your fullest.
If you are someone meddling in your vlog, reach up to them and introduce yourself. Who knows, they might go home, look you up, subscribe and become your fan.
Walk as you Talk
Be on the go as your video blog. This will let you avoid staring into the camera directly, throughout the video. Your eye contact will be elsewhere and your attention divided. It will be easy to imagine as if you are talking on the phone with a single person rather than a huge number of people.
The public won’t gather around you like a crowd and just pass by, so you’ll be carrying on your merry way.
If you plan to make a single video in months, then you’ll have to start back from point zero. If you are consistent in making videos, you’ll get the hang of it more quickly. So, remain consistent and stay motivated because consistency is the key to success.
Feel the Power of Millions!
Your content is shared among a network that connects millions of people. Your followers are your strength and power. Read good reviews and comments before you start shooting your video because your true fans want more of you.
A few passers-by amidst reality should not make a negative difference to your work. They do not know your work as much as the followers that admire you. With a mindset like that, you can conquer the internet.
Look up Famous YouTubers
Watch carefully and learn from trending YouTubers. TFIL has worked a long way to get 3.2 million subscribers. Learning from the best is a good way to cover your weaknesses and jot down tips.
Video makers have rights and rules too. It is best to take permission from the owner if you are at a new place or don’t seem very welcoming for tourists or people with cameras.
Respecting people’s privacy gives a good impression of vlogging because getting into unnecessary problems will ruin your reputation.
Blur or edit random passes by faces from the video later if required.
Film Permit or no?
A normal video for the sake of education and information does not require a permit in most cities.
However, you may require one if you generate an income or revenue out of it.
Filming outside your comfort zone has more content opportunities and appealing ideas for the viewers. The tips above will help your ambition conquer your fear towards the public.
Don’t let your lack of confidence, hold back the fascinating ideas you can deliver to the world through this vast platform.
Happy vlogging confidently to dominate the screen.