How to Find the Best Ideas for a YouTube Video

Youtube videoDo you have any idea why videos go viral? Well, no one really knows the answer to that but the fact is most videos that go viral on YouTube are unplanned, unexpected or just happened at the right moment and the person was there with a ready camera on hand.

However, this does not mean that you have to just wait around for some of these moments to fall on your head one of these days to never. If you really want to be famous or get enough recognition on YouTube, you need to find ideas or great concepts for a YouTube video. It won’t be easy but at least you are trying.

How do you start on that? This article post will help you figure out how to find the best ideas for a YouTube video.

  1. Provide tips and tricks [e.g. secrets to rank first on Google]

There is nothing more valuable to the online community than a long kept secret of how to succeed in a particular endeavor.

Things such as social media marketing, search engine optimization and other internet activities that can rake in money or fame are few of the most searched tips and tricks that you should consider.

It does not matter whether you are an expert or a newbie, as long as you got the manual on how to do those things and you look convincing enough, viewers will take your word for it.

  1. Life stories, reflections and other observations

There is always beauty with every living thing, especially human beings and nature but nothing beats human nature. You can create a video showing the true side of people raw, unmasked and without pretentions.

You can create a video documentary of the creativity of art geniuses or compile videos of places you have travelled with some interesting people. It may be a little costly but the experience and the fact that you have recorded the wonder of life as it happens is priceless.

  1. Take a certain phenomena or perspective and create a meme out of it

Who doesn’t know about memes? People who find this term foreign are probably not of this earth. Kidding aside, meme is a video, photo or any idea that has the potential to become viral.

It often represents satire, hilarity and other foreign emotions on the expense of other people or any popular theme. Sometimes they do not make sense but are still funny as hell.

If you feel like shaking the world with the funniest and most hilarious meme, the time is now.

  1. Act silly on your own or with your buddies and film yourselves

Have you seen Jackass TV series? Well, do you know that a lot of silly acts and dangerous stunts on YouTube are inspired from this funny and death-defying television series?

If you care to check out some of the recorded Jackass videos on YouTube, you won’t resist the pull of danger and excitement. So, if you don’t mind bruises, a little pain and looking like an idiot in front of the whole world, then include this into your list of best ideas for a YouTube video.

  1. Talk to your audience and socialize with them

Let us say you already have a few videos on your channel but still it hasn’t really worked out for you. You can try another trick and ask your subscribers to ask you questions that you will answer on your next video.

Or you can go and do those suggestions that people leave on your comment section. It does not matter how you do it, the point is you are communicating with your viewers. Interaction is often the key that will get you a big audience for your YouTube videos.

However, all these video ideas will bear no fruit if you don’t apply any YouTube SEO. What this means is that you have to optimize your YouTube video, most importantly the video title. It is the first thing that people will see when they stumble upon your video.

Make sure that you put the right keywords on your video title, description and even on captions, not only for your audience but also for search engines.

Why don’t you start thinking of YouTube video ideas using the concepts on this post?

Dilip Rajpurohit

Dilip Rajpurohit is a Digital Marketing, MarCom and Branding Strategist with years of experience managing various IT platforms like Development, Designing & Marketing and working across a wide variety of industries with a search, analytics, social media marketing background. ; to learn more about him, you can find him at SEO4World and follow him on Twitter @SEODilip4u and join him on Facebook as well.

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