Fitting It All In

By Nicole Galuszka

I am fairly new to the YouTubing world. I started my channel in April this year, but it’s only the past two months I’ve started posting regularly.

There are days when I ask myself, ‘Am I crazy to be adding this to my already busy life?’ and ‘Can i put my “all” into this and make my channel what I envision it to be?’ Continue reading “Fitting It All In”

Vlogging Tips for Beginners

By Fern Paulussen

With well over 10,000 subscribers, and years of vlogging experience under her belt, you’d have to be foolish not to take Jen Morris’ YouTube advice. Her channel, A Thousand Words, has been growing like crazy this year, so when I saw her video on Vlogging Dos and Don’ts I instantly knew how helpful her tips would be; especially for those who are new to the YouTube scene. Continue reading “Vlogging Tips for Beginners”

Nicole Galuszka: PLAYer of the Month

By Fern Paulussen

Nicole Galuszka (and family) – ArchAndTori G

She’s new to YouTube, but self-proclaimed introvert Nicole is already making waves. Launching her channel, Arch and Tori G, back in April as a way of documenting lasting memories for her family, Nicole quickly discovered that feeling awkward in front of the camera was just one of the challenges she was about to face.

So what exactly inspired a shy person like Nicole to start vlogging, and why is she refusing to quit? Well, I’ll let her answer that…

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The Secret to Sharing YouTube Videos on Facebook

By Fern Paulussen

We all know that the key to getting our content seen is to share it far and wide. But have you ever noticed that when you promote your YouTube videos on Facebook little, if anything, seems to come of it? Yeah, it’s not just you. In fact, it’s an issue for almost all YouTubers. So, in the interest of supporting my fellow creators, I thought I’d share everything (which admitedly isn’t much) I’ve learned about sharing my uploads on my FB fan page. Continue reading “The Secret to Sharing YouTube Videos on Facebook”

The Dos and Don’ts of YouTube Collaborations

By Fern Paulussen

There’s no denying that collaborating with other content creators can be a lot of fun. With the potential to draw in new viewers and gain subscribers, getting involved in collaborations is definitely a good idea. There are, however, some things you should – and should not – be doing when it comes to collaborating. And with the latest PLAY NZ collab. just around the corner, now seems like the perfect time to share a few of the dos and don’ts I’ve picked up along the way…  Continue reading “The Dos and Don’ts of YouTube Collaborations”

Leah Eynon: PLAYer of the Month

By Fern Paulussen

Leah Eynon
Leah Eynon – Tinana DIY

I’m thrilled to be able to name Leah Eynon as the first ever PLAYer of the month. Leah is one of those amazingly talented, yet down-to-earth women that you find yourself looking at and thinking, Just how does she do it?

Leah has been uploading videos to her YouTube channel, Tinana DIY, for over four years, and has shared a huge range of content in that time including (but not limited to) vlogs, tutorials, hauls, challenges, and recipes.

One of the most inspiring things about Leah is the way she fits YouTube into her very full and busy life so successfully. And that somehow, despite working long hours at two separate jobs, her dedication and enthusiasm never seem to waver. So how does she do it? Read on to find out…

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5 Tips for Getting Comfortable in Front of the Camera

By Christine Keys

So you’ve decided you want to make vlogs. You get all the gear set up. You sit down, press record, and then… Well, then it’s just awkward.

It’s weird, sitting down and talking to a camera. It’s weird when you first start doing it anyway. After a while, it doesn’t seem so weird anymore (and I’ll touch on why that is a bit later on). Continue reading “5 Tips for Getting Comfortable in Front of the Camera”

So You Want to be a YouTuber

By Fern Paulussen

Advice from an Amateur YouTuber

 

I call myself an amateur because I’m not rich, I’m not famous, and my most watched uploads are literally just videos of me cleaning my house. However, I have been vlogging for over a year now, and in that time I have learned a lot (mostly by making mistakes). Today I decided it was time to share my top tips for those who are just starting out in the world of YouTube.

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