If you’re unfamiliar with the term, vlogging
is basically a blog but with videos. The people behind this form of digital storytelling are known as vloggers
, and these creatives spend a great deal of their time recording videos and adding effects to attract viewers. Pretty cool, huh?
It’s a great career to get into, but it’s not as simple as you might think: the content vloggers create requires a great deal of research for instructional-based content, which are basically ‘how-to’ videos based on the vlogger’s (and other sources of inspiration) experience.
This is quite a niche area of expertise to get into, and not a lot of people can make a success of vlogging as a career.So, do YOU think you’ve got what it takes to become a vlogger? Ngango gives some insight into the world of vlogging, which could help you make that career move:
You can check out some of Ngango’s other content on his YouTube channel, DEFINING
, which he says offers a digital dose of thought-provoking, heartwarming and empowering African content.
Have a look at A career in vlogging: Do you have what it takes? to gain a more in-depth understanding of how vlogging works, and if this might be is the job for you.