I’m Relaunching My YouTube Channel

Growing up, I spent hours on YouTube watching MeganHeartsMakeup and JuicyStar07 all whilst cursing my awkwardness and my lack of natural charisma that seemed necessary to make it on YouTube.

The idea of being a YouTuber seemed glamorous and exciting. The execution? Not so much.

Secret time: When I was fourteen I actually had a beauty YouTube channel. It was top secret and 10/10 embarrassing. It didn’t last long, though. I got to my first 1,000 subscribers and then I was terrified that people from school would find out so I put all of my videos on private and slunk away into an early retirement.

Since starting my blog, I’ve dabbled in YouTube videos. Everyone tells me that “video is the future” and that 2018 is going to be the year of video.

So, I’m diving back in head first.

Throwback to me channeling the inner-confidence I need to put together sensible sentences on video.

Throwback to me channeling the inner-confidence I need to put together sensible sentences on video.

Baby, I’m back

This is my promise to you: Every week for the rest of 2017 expect at least one upload. My goal is to increase that in the new year to two, and if time allows, perhaps even three.

In this first phase of uploads, I’ll be publishing blogging advice videos. In fact, I’ve already uploaded a couple!

What’s to come

In 2018 I plan on mixing lifestyle content into my schedule, but for now I’m starting with what I know. With that said, what do you want to see?

I am creating the content you want most, so let me know your most burning blogging questions in the comments. If it’s a larger topic I can dedicate a video to it, otherwise I have a lot of fun filming Q&As.

My YouTube goals:

  • Establish a consistent posting schedule. I’d love to be posting three times a week in 2018 on set days, I’ll be using the rest of 2017 to get used to filming and learn how to edit quicker.
  • Reach 10,000 subscribers by the end of the year. It’s ambitious and lofty, but I believe if I create good content consistently I’ll reach it.
  • Become comfortable on camera. I’m naturally a bit awkward, but that’s amplified in my videos. I’d love to be able to display the “real me” on camera.
  • Figure out a proper filming set-up. I’m moving into a new apartment at the end of the month, and I have big goals to create a beautiful filming space and figure out my sound and lighting.

Celebrate good times, come on!

To celebrate the launch of the channel, I’m giving away a $100 Amazon gift card. To enter, all you need to do is subscribe to me on YouTube or leave a comment requesting a video. I’ll leave the giveaway running for the next three weeks!

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  • Courtney Hardy

    That’s awesome girl! I’ll have to check out your videos.
    http://sugarcoatedbears.blogspot.com/

  • I would love to hear about how you balance blogging with your job and the rest of your life. I’m looking forward to your Youtube relaunch!

    • Ooh, good idea! That might be my next video, thank you Ali!

  • Daeyz

    I already follow you on youtube, but I am looking forward to seeing more content from you!

    xx,
    Daeyz
    http://www.daeyz.com

    • Thank you, Daeyz, I really appreciate your support. You’re the best! <3

  • I would love to see some daily vlogs or a “day in your life” video! I miss making YouTube videos, I’m hoping vlogmas will get me back in the habit!

    Kayla | kaylablogs.com

    • Ooh, good idea! I’ve been debating doing vlogmas, it’s a big commitment!

  • Yesssss! i’m so excited for your channel! I’ve been binge watching your other videos and can’t wait for me! I would love to see video about your blogging process. The behind scenes of making of your blog.

    xx,
    Yvanne | composedcollected.blogspot.com

    • Thank you so much Yvanne! I really appreciate it! And that is a fantastic idea, I’ll put that on the to-do list!

  • Can’t wait to see what you create! I would love to see some apartment videos when you move in–it looks so cute!

    • Thank you so much, Shannon! I’m excited to film some!

  • Can’t wait to see your relaunch Morgan! I’d love to see more blogging q and a’s, and more unboxings, footage of photo shoots and blogging events, and makeup videos!
    Skye | http://www.everythingbeyondmyskye.com

  • Yay, so excited for your new channel. I love your blog. I wish you can post more blogging tips and tricks. Daily vlogs are awesome as well. Have a wonderful weekend. 😁❤️

    • Thank you so much, Geybie! I love those ideas! Happy Friday!

  • Makaela Premont

    I’m so excited that you are coming back to Youtube. I really want to start a Youtube channel myself but I’m so nervous. the same reaction to what you said at the beginning about being nervous and what not.

    -xo, Makaela
    http://www.uniquelymickie.com

  • Great news! I’ve been a long term subscriber and always wondered why you don’t focus more on it, since it will surely be very successful! Best of luck! Looking forward to your videos!

  • I’d love to see travel related videos talking about planning trips and saving money for travel.

  • I wanna see a day in the life of a blogger. Would kill for that!

  • Shelby

    Bahaha girl never apologize for your “attitude” – you’re cracking me up! Also great info for Instagram. I’ve been give my account some more much needed attention and starting to see some progress! Can’t wait for more videos!

    Shelby | bloominwithshelby.blogspot.com

  • Jordan Hoffman

    Hi Morgan,

    I just found your channel today. I was planning on making a website, and you had some very helpful videos relating to that. Keep making awesome videos!