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January 31, 2017

I’m ready to #VlogLikeABoss, and you can be too! Get your copy of Amy Schmittauer’s new book, today >>


January 28, 2017

Vlog Like A Boss: How To Kill It Online With Video Blogging by Amy Schmittauer

Learn how to master the world of video with Amy Schmittauer’s incredible video marketing book, Vlog Like A Boss!

I was given a free copy of this book for an honest review. All opinions are my own.

I have been a fan of YouTube star and social media expert Amy Schmittauer for a couple of years now. So when I heard that she was writing and
publishing a book on video marketing, I knew I had to get myself a copy. I was even more stunned when I was sent an email with an advance reading
copy (ARC) of this incredible book, and I’m so honored to be one of the lucky ones to get to dive headfirst into this eye-opening book.

The book, or memoir or “how-to” book in question is called Vlog Like A Boss: How To Kill It Online With Video Blogging by Amy Schmittauer, and
I can honestly say that this is one of the most insightful YouTube and video marketing books I’ve ever read. Over the last few years I’ve read some
marketing books, but this one does a masterful job of detailing the process of getting into making video and explaining it in a way that both
seasoned filmmakers and aspiring YouTubers both can understand.

One thing that jumped out immediately was how Amy was able to write in a voice that spoke to everyone, from the young millennial eager to make
their own YouTube channel to the experienced business owner who’s seeking a helping hand using video for their work. Using fun and fascinating
tales from her own life to help explain the process, this book goes to great lengths to outline the entire video process, from identifying the
common fears of being on camera, to the equipment one will need for video and editing, to the way to identify with your audience and create a
video that will resonate with viewers.

Overall, this was a fantastic read that was both enjoyable and instructive. As someone trying to build and improve on my own YouTube channel, I
can tell you that this book has been illuminating. Taking the tools I learned from this book, I can identify problem areas with my filming, and
improve on it. From ways to generate ideas to what social media platforms work best and how they work with your videos, this is a book any
video creator will not want to miss. Inspiring, educational, and all around fun, Vlog Like A Boss by Amy Schmittauer is a must read book in
2017, and thus I give it a 10/10 rating. I will leave links to both Amy’s YouTube channel and her official book website below, and I hope you
guys will not only subscribe to her, but pre-order your copies of this book today. Vlog Like A Boss comes out on January 31st, 2017!


January 28, 2017

Just #filmed my first video on our new @canonusa #eosrebelt6 !!!! I can’t wait to edit and put this video up! Video will go live on my @youtube channel on Wednesday at noon Pacific time.

January 27, 2017

Time for a nice dinner out with my amazing sister @alymarieavina 😃❤ (at Outback Steakhouse)

sheispernicious: 1) Read. Reading other’s work or your own work is a great way to find inspiration. 2) Vent out your feelings and make it poetic after. It’s easier to write eloquently when you already know what you want to say. 3) Write often. Sometimes poorly written pieces give you inspiration for better ones. Never …

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January 24, 2017

Just finished watching the @netflix original series @the_oa and I am speechless. One of the best shows I’ve ever seen. There needs to be a second season ASAP! If you haven’t seen it yet do so now. Would you guys like a review of the season? Leave a comment down below and I may film and write an honest review.

January 24, 2017

If you’re looking for a #contemporaryromance #novella to read, might I recommend #VOID by yours truly! It’s available now in #paperback and #ebook formats on @amazon and many other online retailers now! If you guys get a copy take a picture with your book and tag me and I will feature you in an upcoming #vlog plus I might have some fun digital content to giveaway to a lucky few of you.