In this video I share my secrets to building a successful youtube channel. We go from how to choose a channel theme, to how to set up a studio to tips and tricks to build your audience.
Below are links to gear you can build and put together over time:
You can get started with a simple logitech Camera. That's it . . . get a reasonable WEB cam and get started:
Next up, get a green screen. You can use green paper, or paint a wall green, or you can use a nice cloth screen like I use:
Now, perhaps the most important upgrade to production quality comes from a good microphone. This should be one of your very first pieces of gear. This one is the Yeti, and I love it:
Once you have a good microphone, time to get some studio lights. These are really great ones at a really affordable price.
If you have a nice camcorder with HDMI out, you can use it with great success with wirecast. You will need a card to convert the HDMI to USB. This is where you do not want to skimp. I struggled mightily with chea converters, and finally upgraded to the professional magewell unit:
(make sure your camera outputs 'clean' hdmi without the display settings)
Finally, you can get a nicer studio camera. I like the Sony.
You guys can help me out over at Patreon, and that will help me keep my gear updated, and help me keep this quality content coming:
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I am Paul McWhorter from toptechboy.com and I will be putting together a series of tutorials on use of the Arduino microcontroller.