“The joy of YouTube is that you can create content about anything you feel passionate about, however silly the subject matter.” — Zoe Sugg
This quote by Sugg is all you need to keep in mind while creating a YouTube video. Even the sky is not the limit when it comes to creating YouTube videos. It could be anything. Recently, there was a video that featured a guy doing nothing for about two hours and that went viral! You might think it is silly, but the world does not. So don’t be shy, don’t hesitate. Get your first YouTube video out! Still, struggling? Struggle no more! We have about 21 ideas for YouTube videos that will help to get your creative juices flowing — Ah! Gushing. Read on. Pro tip: Go gaga about your first YouTube video. Have a virtual launch. Use video invitation templates to create evites. Any online video editor like VideoCreek, which is powered by AI, can help with this.
21 Easy Ideas For YouTube Video Inspiration
If you’re wondering how to create a video, then these ideas are easy and broad but they have a lot of scope for creativity. Check them out.
1. How-Tos & DIYs
How-to videos are very popular. How to tie your shoelace so that it doesn’t untie? How to ace a job interview? The topics can be as simple as that. For DIY videos, you can come up with a billion things that people might be searching for. Christmas decorations, for example.
2. Sing a Song
Covers are very popular on YouTube. If you have a nice voice, sing any cover that you feel confident about.
3. Or Publish Your Single
Do you know any musical instruments? Can you write lyrics or have someone to help you with that? A good song is a great way to get popular.
4. Did You Know?
These videos always work. Research lesser-known facts about something or someone that people care about and create a video. It can also be a simple video with photos and captions. You can easily learn how to create a video.
5. Day In The Life Of
Talk about a day in your life. Or a day in the life of a celebrity. Or a day in the life of an inanimate object, like an iPhone.
6. The Pet Stars
If you have a pet, compile a few videos and photos that say “Awww!” and put it up on your channel. Pets of any kind are YouTube stars by default.
7. Prank Time
Prank videos get shared the most. Prank your friends and shoot that. Where do you get ideas to create safe pranks? Head to YouTube.
8. Witty Reviews
Review anything that you like — gadgets, food, movies, books, songs — anything in the world. Just don’t make it boring and you are good to go.
9. Unusual Recipes
Everyone searches for common recipes, say arrabbiata pasta. What if you made a fusion recipe that had arrabbiata sauce and cheesy potato chips? If you like cooking, these videos would be a cakewalk.
10. Unbox Anything
People are very curious by nature. Create unboxing videos of popular gadgets or anything else! Unbox and get a scary clown on a spring, jump at your viewers! It could be anything!
Did a video go viral on YouTube recently? React to its moments and record those. Reaction videos for a trending video also become uber-popular on YouTube.
12. Play With Others
Play a popular game with other players and make a video of it. Some epic level up, an easter egg, a super kill, or any exclusive power-up that people are looking for can help create a successful video.
13. Interesting Match Commentary
A famous football match, attracted the attention of thousands? Use the match video and create your very own commentary that is funny, real, and witty.
14. Get Artsy
Paint a canvas, take a video of it and upload! The colors and the act of painting are loved by YouTube viewers. Even better, teach them how to paint.
15. A Traveller’s Diary
Create a travel vlog. Jazz it up with some stunning pictures. And bingo! Music is important here.
16. Put On A Show
Be it a magic show, a talent show, or anything else, people love watching things that offer them a digital getaway.
17. Wedding Tips
What is the one thing everyone thinks about carefully at least once in their lives? Weddings! Offer wedding tips or any other advice related to weddings.
18. Experiment, Literally
Science experiments are fun to watch for people of all ages. Do one and record it. Don’t perform complicated experiments without the right knowledge.
19. Offer Make-Up Advice
Another popular video type, make-up tutorials are already making waves on YouTube. But you can offer something different. For example, you can do a video on what bad make-up looks like or paint yourself like an animal, or do clown make-up.
20. Life-Skills Are Always In demand
How to survive without water in a desert? How to survive an earthquake? How to escape a shark attack? It could be anything. Pick any life skill and make a video detailing it.
21. Bust Myths
Become YouTube’s Snope.com. Bust everyday myths in a short and fun format. For example, many people think of Africa as a country, instead of a continent. Talk about that.
How to Create a Video?
Now that you have ideas to create a video, here’s a brief step-wise guide to creating a video.
Choose a topic to create a video on.
Prepare a script/storyboard.
Decide on the location, actors, props, and the time you’ll need to shoot the video. Get the necessary equipment (mics, cameras, etc.)
Shoot the video. Take as many retakes as you want.
Edit the video using a movie maker. Add captions, effects, music, or any other media you need.
Export/save the video.
That’s all folks! Get your first video up on YouTube now!