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Whether you're just starting on Youtube or are a huge Youtuber- we all run out of ideas at some point. Here are 72 different ideas for your Youtube channel- read on and get creating!
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72 ideas for your youtube videos
1. Introductional videos
These videos make great pinned videos for your channel page so you can introduce yourself and your content to your audience. Keep it short, sweet, and exciting!
2. Introduce friends & family
If you have a wide or devoted following, these videos always go down a hit. Try getting your Mom, siblings, or partner on your channel so your subscribers can learn more about you!
3. Explainer videos
These are used to introduce a company, product, concept, app, etc. Keep it clear and concise for top engagement.
4. Tour videos
Behind-the-scenes tours are always a hit. Tour your house, office, your bedroom- the options are endless!
5. Unboxing videos
Viewers of all ages will love these- you can unbox the packages you received in the mail or even give it an ASMR twist!
6. Mythbusting videos
There will always be a demographic on Youtube who lives and die for these videos. Take your wildest conspiracy theories and myths and put them to the test.
7. Product reviews
Sometimes writing a review isn't enough, and it's way more valuable to have a video. Youtube is often people's first port of call for reviews, so don't hesitate to put your opinions out there.
Get on Twitter, Instagram, or your community page and answer questions you get from your viewers. This is an easy one that will effortlessly attract attention.
9. What's on my phone
Have some nifty organizational tips to share or a great app you just discovered? What's on my phone videos never get boring.
10. What's in my bag
This is a standard video for lifestyle and beauty vloggers, but by no means is it limited there. Viewers are naturally nosey- quell their curiosity with this video.
11. A day in the life of…
This is where you take your viewers along with you throughout your day as a behind-the-scenes snippet to your channel.
12. Culture videos
This can mean showing the culture of your organization or business- The fun bits that make your business stand out. It can also mean showcasing your own culture through video.
13. Behind the scenes
Take your viewers behind the scenes and show them how you make your videos. This can range from days in life to camera setups.
14. Movie review
Whether you're a film buff or enjoy the cinema, movie reviews are always welcome on Youtube. You can say what you enjoyed about the film or go in-depth with your wildest conspiracy theory.
15. Game review
Gaming is massive on Youtube. Play into this popularity by reviewing your favorite games on your channel!
16. Music videos
These don't have to be professional, nor do you have to be a good singer. Some hugely successful videos have been parodies or lip-syncing.
If you're making videos for a business, testimonials should be part of your video strategy. They help to build trust within your company and with your audience.
A great way to channel this into your videos is through skits and sketches if you're into comedy. Videos that make people laugh often get shared and go viral.
19. Prank videos
These are also hugely popular on Youtube, and there are loads of prank channels to give you ideas of what to do. Don't let it get out of hand!
20. DIY videos
DIY videos were and still are the backbone of Youtube. You can show how to make pretty much anything- from cute room decor to building your PC.
21. How-to tutorials
Along the same vein as DIY videos, How-to videos are a great idea. You can combine them with comedy- like HowToBasic on Youtube.
22. Cooking videos
I don't know about you, but I find video cooking tutorials so much easier to follow than written ones. Video yourself making your favorite comfort meal or Grandma's classic cookies!
23. Product tutorials
These kinds of videos are beneficial for electronics or devices. If you have a product that is tricky to get the hang of- make a video about it!
24. Workout videos
Workout videos are always a hit. Have a shredding routine you'd like to share? Or perhaps Yoga from bed? Video it!
If you're recording a meeting or presentation, upload it to Youtube for others to watch! Discussions like these are great resources for learning.
26. Infographic videos
Infographic videos are one of the essentials for visual learners. Using video and images is an effective way to convey information to your viewers!
27. Challenge videos
Again- these are always a hit. There are plenty of challenges on Youtube already to get you started- everything from the cinnamon challenge to the $20 makeup challenge!
Another behind-the-scenes sneak peek! Bloopers are fun to watch back and provide your viewers with nostalgia and entertainment.
29. Magic tricks
Try blowing your viewers' minds with some magic tricks! You may even go viral!
30. Lip syncing
This is a fun way to combine music videos with apps like musical.ly. If you can't sing or don't want to, try lip-syncing to your favorite songs!
31. Time-lapse videos
Many vloggers use time-lapses in their videos between shots, but they make great stand-alone videos too.
32. Fan videos
Share it if you have a fan theory about a celebrity or film! You may find lots of others who share your views and have more to say.
This is when you take multiple clips and mash them into one video.
34. Collection videos
If you have a collection of something, don't be afraid to share it. Break out that giant shoe or Lego collection for the world to see!
35. Shopping haul
Hauls are perfect for nosey viewers on Youtube. Show what you got on your latest shopping spree or at the supermarket!
36. Favorite movies
Share your top 10 favorite movies and why you love them.
37. Favorite books
Booktube is a great place to share recommendations. Share your top books of all time or the year for others to find their next read!
38. Favorite YouTube videos
Do something good for your fellow content creators and give them a shoutout!
39. Favorite songs
Share your favorite songs, artists, and genres and why you love them.
40. Favorite artists
Music artists or painters, whatever you'd like to share!
41. Favorite gaming apps
Share your favorite games or apps to help your viewers decide on their next game!
42. Favorite (...)
Favorites are generally a hit on Youtube. Share your favorites of anything, or you can make monthly favorites videos showing what you loved that month!
43. Promo videos
Are you releasing a product, or have you got early access to something? Share the word!
44. Home/decor videos
Visual decor videos are helpful and popular for those moving or wishing to revamp their spaces. If you have any tips and tricks, share them!
45. Travel videos
If you have traveled recently or are looking to do so soon, there are tons of videos you can make: Anything from shots of your trip to What's in my carry-on videos.
46. Morning routine
Routine videos are great for looking back on or sharing inspiration with your viewers. If you have a routine that works well for you- it may work for others as well!
47. Bucket list videos
Turning your bucket list into a video helps keep you accountable and provides a source for recording your experiences.
48. Meme videos
Whether you have a funny meme to share or you'd like to make a compilation of your favorites- these always attract an audience on Youtube.
49. Oddly satisfying videos
These and ASMR videos are easy to do and don't require much gear either- grab your wired earphones to use as your mic and get going!
50. Opinion videos
Have an opinion on politics or the latest Marvel film? Share it!
51. First reaction videos
Many viewers love these kinds of videos- you can react to music videos, releases, anything.
52. Event recap
These videos are useful for every genre- they can be used in educational videos for background info or to detail the latest beauty community scandal.
53. Live to stream
You can live stream pretty much anything you want! These are particularly popular for gaming or Q&A sessions.
Similar to challenge videos, contests are a great way to get your friends, family, or viewers involved in your channel!
55. A pilot for a series
Are you into filmmaking? Why not make a series! Every series needs a first episode- get filming!
56. Sing a song
If you love singing, then Youtube is a great place to share your talents and get discovered. Share a cover of your favorite song or even one you've written!
57. Gaming news
There is always tons of news in the gaming world at all times; if you happen to be caught up- share it! Others will appreciate the catch-up.
58. Gaming history
Old games or timelines prove to be interesting to watch and to research!
59. Unreleased games
The anticipation surrounding any unreleased game should gain a lot of views- especially if it's part of a series.
60. Philosophical concepts
Philosophy can be mind-boggling- if you're wise enough to understand these concepts, then Youtube is a great place to share.
61. Conspiracy theories
Viewers LOVE conspiracy theories- especially ones that have decent ground to them. No matter how wild your theory is- you'll find your community on Youtube.
62. Controversy concepts
There are always controversial things to discuss in today's day and age. Try everything from political opinions to UFOs.
63. Scientific concepts
This can be everything from educational videos to investigating paranormal activity.
64. Math tutorials
Unless you're a genius, you will have struggled with math at some point. From elementary concepts to unsolvable equations- share as much as you can!
65. Tech news and rumors
There will always be rumors about unreleased games and tech products. Videos documenting these rumors and newsreels will always garner attention.
Giveaways always encourage engagement. If you want to give back to your community, then a giveaway is the way to go!
67. Throwback videos
Throwbacks are nostalgic for you and your viewers. You can react to your old videos or try and recreate them- the options are endless!
68. Compare products
These work well in beauty and lifestyle videos, as viewers are always looking for dupes of more expensive products.
69. A fail compilation
Like bloopers, fail videos always gain a laugh! Compile all of these shots into one video for you and your viewers to reminisce on.
70. Fashion videos
You can make fashion videos for every scenario. Try a back-to-school lookbook or one for Christmas morning.
71. Weird experiments
Again, viewers will always be curious about videos like these. Have a wacky experiment you'd like to try? Video it for Youtube!
72. Motivational videos
Motivational videos are heartwarming and engaging in many ways. They can be helpful for you and your viewers to gain inspiration for a new year or new chapter of life.
Get started with YouTube
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What are the most popular youtube topics?
Everything has its own niche on Youtube. Some of the most popular channels involve gaming, music, and beauty and lifestyle.
What are good youtube video ideas?
There are endless good Youtube video ideas. Start with something easy and accessible like a QA or introduction to ease yourself into the process.
How to come up with youtube video ideas?
Some of the best inspiration comes from the platform itself. Watch some of your favorite YouTubers and inspiration will come.