Top Tips for Easy Vlogging on the Next #O2Ochat

Everyone has been telling you to add videos to your blog (and you’ve been wanting to) but it may seem like an overwhelming undertaking. How do I get started? What editing tools do I use? How can I do it easily?

Well, you’ve come to the right place!  Join us for the next #O2Ochat via Google+ Hangout on Air this Wednesday, May 15 from 1:00-2:00 pm ET with some fabulous video mavens who will help walk you through the top tips and tricks to make it easy and get you started!  This will be a beginner 101 session and there will a part 2 follow-up coming soon for more advanced tips and tricks.

The Hangout will be broadcast on air and we invite you to come by and watch, make comments, and ask questions!

Mindy McKnight  YouTube: CuteGirlsHairstyles

As the mother of five girls (and a boy!), Mindy McKnight is an expert in creating “cute girl’s hairstyles.” She provides photo and video instructions for all things hair—braids, buns, twists, flips, ponytails, pigtails, knots, and more, with the help of her family, on her rapidly growing YouTube channel CuteGirlsHairstyles.

In July 2012, Mindy joined Maker Studios, a next-generation talent first media company, teaming up with one of the fastest growing digital networks in the online space. Mindy has been featured on ABC News, “20/20,” The Huffington Post, and “Anderson LIVE,” among others. She is also a strong advocate for adoption, having adopted two children of her own with her husband, encouraging families to be open to the idea which has completed her family.


Desiree Miller  YouTube: TravelingMomVideos & DesMiller

Desiree is a busy mom of four who founded and co-founded and contributes to a variety of sites including and produces the videos for among many other things.  Her expertise is grabbing people with the ‘hook’ and making sure what you show is as visual possible.  She can also show you how to vlog even if you don’t want to be on camera.


Jenny Ingram  YouTube: JennyOnTheSpot

Jenny, Jenny On the Spot (JOTS!) has been blogging since 2004. She is known for her love of sparkle and coffee. Jenny often snorts when she laughs. She has 3 kids, one husband, and lives in the Pacific NorthWET.

In 2008, she realized there was a camera on her laptop and her vlogging career/obsession began. In addition to her site, Jenny contributes as an iVoice with iVillage and teaches beginning-level social media classes in her local community because she looooves to see “it” click.


Betsy Cadel  Vimeo: Betsy Cadel   YouTube:  Digitwirl (writer/producer)

Betsy is the founder of Thinking Cap Productions. Turning WTF to OMG one how-to video at a time. She co-launched the popular website, made over a dozen videos for the eHow series Socially Connected and created videos for popular websites and apps like Pocket and AboutOne. She’ll tell you everything you need to know about script writing and the importance of not just talking, but saying something.


Lucrecer Braxton  YouTube: Lucrecer

Lucrecer Braxton is a photographer, storyteller and awesomeness ambassador. She lives her life on purpose, attempts crazy yoga poses and loves on the haters. She blogs at

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