When you’re tasked with writing a piece of content, often, the most difficult part can be getting started. Luckily, YouTube is full of content writing videos to inspire, prompt and advise. Here are five of my favorites.
1. How to Write Fast: 8 Secrets to Better, Quicker Content Creation
If you feel like you’re moving along at a glacial pace, you might want to check out this handy video. From taking the time to examine your internal dialogue to setting time limits for yourself, this video is overflowing with helpful (and time-saving) tips.
2. How to Write a Blog Post for Beginners (And Even Experienced Bloggers)
Even if you’re not a content writer, you’ll likely find yourself responsible for writing a blog post at some point in your career. This short and sweet tutorial contains 10 tips for writing engaging, attractive and readable blog posts.
3. Writer’s Block Instant Cure
While three minutes might not technically qualify as “instant,” it’s still pretty darn fast. Here, you’ll learn how to stop staring and the screen and start typing in just a few simple steps.
4. How to Write the Perfect Facebook or Twitter Post
Writing social media posts may seem like an easy task, but it can quickly become daunting once you actually try to put pen to paper (or finger to keyboard, as it were). This video shares several thoughtful tips for writing great social media posts, presented in a fun, illustrated format.
5. How to Edit Your Own Writing: Trimming Needless Words From Your Writing
When it’s time to revise your first draft, you’ll want to know what you’re looking for before you start. In this video, you’ll find out how to eliminate unnecessary words for clearer and more concise pieces (check out this blog post to learn even more about the editing and proofreading process) .
Did you find any of these videos as helpful as I did? Do you have any favorite content writing videos of your own? I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.