The very real struggle of coming up with new content ideas is one of the walls that YouTube creators hit that causes them to quit altogether. If you find yourself blocked or running out of video ideas to shoot for your channel, these hacks are definitely going to come in handy. Here’s how you’re going to find inspiration for your next awesome video.
Use The YouTube Search
Here’s a hack you definitely haven’t tried yet. You can use the YouTube search bar to come up with original content ideas. All you have to do is type a single keyword into the search. That keyword should have something to do with the type of content you want to create. For example, type ‘Prank’ into the search bar. YouTube will try to autocomplete your search phrase with videos that are popular on the website. Those suggestions could very well have an idea that leads to your next hit video.
Comments Are Everything
In life, two things are certain, death and the fact that strangers are going to leave unsolicited advice on the internet. When you post a video, check the comments. People will tell you what they liked and might make suggestions on what else they might have liked to see in your video. Those comments are worth looking into. You can also go check underneath the videos of channels that make content similar to yours. Those comments can also feed your creativity and help you come up with your next idea.
Ask Your Audience Directly
If you have social media clout, there’s no reason that you shouldn’t make use of it. Ask your followers the type of content that they would like to see from you in the future. Put it on your Instagram stories, make twitter polls and you’ll learn what your audience actually wants to see.
Hop On Trends
A good way to drum up engagement for your channel is to find trending content and hop on. funny challenge videos, pregnancy pranks, and other types of videos tend to trend from time to time. When a type of video is trending, you can make your own version and join the trend.