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Here are 24 ideas to start

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First YouTube Video Ideas

First YouTube Video Ideas

#1. Review Something

Whatever your channel is about, there will be something (a recipe, a movie, etc.) related that you can review. This is a simple first video idea because all you need is your opinion.

First YouTube Video Ideas

First YouTube Video Ideas

#2. Goals Video

Making your goals public is a good way to keep yourself on track, and as you build an audience it’ll be interesting to them to see what you’re trying to accomplish.

First YouTube Video Ideas

First YouTube Video Ideas

#3. 10 Facts About You

You don’t have to overthink your first video – it can be enough to just talk about yourself. You can focus on serious subjects, fun ones, or a mix of both.

Makeup Video Ideas

Makeup Video Ideas

#1. Event Inspired Looks

Showing your viewers how to create looks for special occasions, like a night out or a school prom, is one way you can spin the traditional makeup tutorial video.

Makeup Video Ideas

Makeup Video Ideas

#2. Best Affordable Products

You can do a mixed list of products or you can focus on something like ‘best affordable concealers’, or ‘palettes under $20’.

Makeup Video Ideas

Makeup Video Ideas

#3. Favorites From YouTube

Share your favorite beauty products which you discovered in videos by other YouTubers. It’s a nice way of giving a nod to beauty vloggers who inspire you.

Funny YouTube Video Ideas

Funny YouTube Video Ideas

#1. Short Skits

YouTube is the perfect medium for short, 1 to 10 minute, comedy sketches. A skit takes planning, but it’s a great way to show off your unique sense of humor.

Funny YouTube Video Ideas

Funny YouTube Video Ideas

#2. Parody Anything

Pop culture provides an endless of the source of TV shows, movies, and songs for you to lampoon. Parodies are in-demand, making them a great way to get search traffic.

Funny YouTube Video Ideas

Funny YouTube Video Ideas

#3. Lip-Sync Videos

Lip syncing is so popular there’s an entire app (Musical.ly) devoted to it, and there are lots of viewers looking for funny lip sync videos on YouTube too.

Gaming Video Ideas

Gaming Video Ideas

#1. Top 10 Lists

Topics like ‘Top 10 War Games’ or ’10 Worst Games Ever’ get attention because people want to know if you chose things they agree with. Expect the people who don’t agree to tell you so.

Gaming Video Ideas

Gaming Video Ideas

#2. Explain A Series

A video that explains an entire series – premise, stories, world, and major themes – will appeal both to people who know the games and people who are curious.

Gaming Video Ideas

Gaming Video Ideas

#3. Expose a Game’s Secrets

Viewers are hungry for every detail they can find about a game they like. If you know any secrets (anything from hidden bosses to a funny note on a wall), why not share them?

Personal Video Ideas

Personal Video Ideas

#1. Draw My Life

Share your life story though a unique series of drawings. Often YouTubers use a white dry erase board and markers so they can erase and redraw a series of life events.

Personal Video Ideas

Personal Video Ideas

#2. Narrated Autobiopic

A ‘narrated autobiopic’ (autobiographical picture) is a great way to share your story or advice in a cinematic way. Create a video and voiceover representing yourself or your message.

Personal Video Ideas

Personal Video Ideas

#3. Never Have I Ever Q&A

Playing this game as a Q & A is a great way for viewers to get to know you better. It’s also a great way to play and collaborate with another YouTuber.

Travel Video Ideas

Travel Video Ideas

#1. Tips and Tricks for Traveling

Do you know how to fit a lot in a suitcase? Any advice on staying safe? People look to experienced travelers for advice on all kinds of things besides destinations.

Travel Video Ideas

Travel Video Ideas

#2. Time Lapse Video

Whether you’re showing a sunset or people moving around in a city, time lapses are an excellent choice for travel vloggers. They help viewers get a real feel for where you are.

Travel Video Ideas

Travel Video Ideas

#3. What’s In My Backpack?

People who watch you are curious about you. Sharing what you carry around on backpacking expeditions will be both interesting and educational.

Fashion Video Ideas

Fashion Video Ideas

#1. Trending Styles

Everyone wants to be on trend but not everyone knows how to pull off a trending style. Teach your audience how to rock a trending look and how to adjust it to suit their shape or preferences.

Fashion Video Ideas

Fashion Video Ideas

#2. DIY Fashion

People love being able to create something unique to show off their personal fashion sense. Making a video that shows viewers how to create or personalize something could be a hit for you.

Fashion Video Ideas

Fashion Video Ideas

#3. Talk About Celebrity Fashion

Discuss what you like about a particular look or one celebrity’s sense of style. You can even try to recreate a celebrity look using clothing in your closet.

Fitness Video Ideas

Fitness Video Ideas

#1. How To Work Out

Lots of people work out with YouTube, but how many of them are doing the exercises properly? Teaching proper techniques is a great way to build trust with your viewers.

Fitness Video Ideas

Fitness Video Ideas

#2. Motivational Videos

Workouts and fitness tips are staples of fitness channels, but another thing your viewers need is motivation. Help them keep their eyes on their goals by sharing how you stay motivated.

Fitness Video Ideas

Fitness Video Ideas

#3. Your Fitness Journey

Create a video about how your fitness journey began and what you had to go through to get where you are. These videos are both interesting and inspiring.

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