Video Blogs (or vlogs) are some of the most popular videos on YouTube, and they surprised everyone. How could videos of a person just talking to a camera compete with multi-million dollar movies and polished corporate ad campaigns? Because they’re real, they’re personal, and they reflect one person’s unfiltered thoughts.

This video lays out how to make a video blog in five easy steps. Whether you’re new or old to video production, Planet Forward is the perfect place to find your voice. Find an idea you’re passionate about, start with a few bullet points, then connect the dots. The world is waiting.