How Do You Create YouTube Videos From Your Content Easily

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Majority of the current breed of web users prefer acquiring information on the internet for optimisation with the aid of visual simulations as compared to texts displays. The popularity of videos as a way of passing and acquiring information on the internet can be attributed to the drastic rise of YouTube.

In Singapore, only WhatsApp rivals the penetration power of YouTube as a means of sharing ideas with very many people on a single platform. 80% of Singapore internet population prefer YouTube as the ideal platform to acquire visual information on the internet.

The popularity of videos and YouTube has eaten into blogs’ mileage as the ideal avenue of accessing detailed information in a fun and straightforward way. However, as a blogger, the ship has not sailed yet. It is possible to convert your blog posts into videos by using the methods this article will point out.

How to Transform Blog Posts to Videos

Conversion of texts to blogs is effortless and you do not have to lose a single cent contracting services of a video editor or a cameraman to record your videos. You only need your blog posts as the basis upon which the videos will be generated.

  • Choose a blog post you seek to transform
  • Understand the critical highlights of the blog
  • Generate a brief script for your video from the highlights you got in your posts
  • Save on time and cash by using archive images or footages to design your video
  • Accompany the video with a background soundtrack to make it more entertaining
  • Attach the script you generated to the video by means of text displays

And Voila! You have a video from your old posts.

4 Stunning Ways to Convert Your Blogs into YouTube Videos

The steps of creating a video mentioned above employ the use of four mediums to transform your blogs into lucrative business ventures in no time. The four ways include:

  1. Microsoft PowerPoint

It is the easiest method of converting texts into videos. You only require very minimum experience in video creation.

Generate a PowerPoint presentation as usual in your Office program. Then insert subtitles, texts, graphics like animations and images to your PowerPoint presentation.

After completing work on the PowerPoint presentation, navigate to files folder where you save and upload. You will be given the option to develop your video.

At this stage, you can choose the definition or quality of your video and then upload it.

  1. Online Platforms

The digital space is crowded with functional tools that enable us to develop our content like pros. Conversion of blogs to videos is no different. Virtual video making platforms are very many helping you create your content without having to be tech-proficient.

Lumen5, for instance, does not require your script to generate a video. It systematically organise the takeaways of your blog post and incorporate them into your footage in no time.

The free services of Lumen allow you to enhance the quality of your videos to 480p from texts and phrases. It customise your video by adding your business’ theme colour and your logo.

However, it has its own lowdown. The free Lumen5 platform does not allow you to tweak the effects of its videos.

  1. Free Film Editing Software

Online video editing softwares like Lightworks help video makers create customised yet high quality videos. It has advanced features to help you alter its effects enabling you brand your content the way you want.

If you are not proficient with Lightworks, there are several tutorials online to help you understand how you can transform your blogs to videos and enhance your business’ marketing reach.

To point out the significance of online video editing tools, it is worth noting that Lightworks has been used to generate quality videos for box office movies like The Wolf of Wall Street, The King’s Speech to mention just a few.

  1. Freelancer

Freelancers are recommended for people who want to hire professional video creators. The use of freelancing avenues like Fiverr is due to lack of time to find tools and platforms to convert texts to videos.

For example, Fiverr has a pool of professional video makers capable of creating all types of videos you want.

You can contract freelancing services for as low as $5, but the quality will be low. The higher the cash you are willing to part with, the higher the quality of your videos being generated for your posts.


The methods mentioned in this article are a sure way of boosting your revenue stream by helping you diversify into video marketing for an improved branding campaign for your posts. However, it is essential to note that patience is required to transform your blogs into a professional-class marketing video.

About the Author

Tom Koh

Tom is the CEO and Principal Consultant of MediaOne, a leading digital marketing agency. He has consulted for MNCs like Canon, Maybank, Capitaland, SingTel, ST Engineering, WWF, Cambridge University, as well as Government organisations like Enterprise Singapore, Ministry of Law, National Galleries, NTUC, e2i, SingHealth. His articles are published and referenced in CNA, Straits Times, MoneyFM, Financial Times, Yahoo! Finance, Hubspot, Zendesk, CIO Advisor.


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