All over the world, Nigeria is one of the countries with humorous persons. Recently, Nigeria was rank to be the 4th or so happy nation. Even in the midst of challenges Nigerians are always joyful and looking for means to remain so. That is why some people are always rushing YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, twitter etc to watch, read and laugh off their stress. Nigerians are undergoing so much stress, pressure and struggles and need a means to relax their nerves which they always find through comedy video. Uploading videos on YouTube and other social media platform is a good way to make money online. a good example is Emmanuella comedy videos.
You may be asking; how can I start comedy video when I can’t even amuse a child? Well! You can always learn but it is more advantageous with persons who are humorous by nature. It mustn’t be about acting videos only; you can be talking on videos just like I did when I started uploading videos on YouTube. If you cannot be a solo comedian on social media then team up with others. There are persons of like minds searching for who to partner with. We have comedy business school where you can apply and learn how to joke. Check online for their address.
How to start comedy business
You can be a comedy script writer marketing videos for producers. This is how some online comedians started before upgrading to producers.,
There are so many ways to start making money from comedy video/script
To promote your videos there are many means to market your them, such as; Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Blog, Twitter etc.
Next to website in blogging is Instagram, you can actually blog on Instagram. This is a new platform for upcoming bloggers. People are wrecking millions from Instagram comedy example are; Crasecrown and Lasisis Elenu. How to make money with comedy video
Create videos and optimize them on Facebook. You can advertise them to get more audience provided your jokes are top notch, you will get good views.
Blogging is one of the ways to start your comedy business. There are many niches in blogging, chose your own as a comedian and start uploading videos, post scripts etc. It is very important to have a YouTube channel. Uploading on YouTube and also placing the link in your blog will make you rank in two ways on google. Also put the link on your Facebook or Instagram handles to direct traffic to your blog. You can use your blog for affiliate marketing, sale products for additional money.
The same way you upload videos in other social media is how you can upload on twitter. But you have to follow other popular comedians, like and comment. From your comment people will open your profile if they are intelligent from there you will start getting followers.
Making money from YouTube is very easy, all you need to do is to upload your comedy videos on your channel. This can be possible if you have an android phone, a laptop and a digital camera. After uploading look for a way to generate views by sharing it in other social media platforms. You must use the right keywords so your video can rank. Always search for knowledge in other to be current.
5. How to make money from comedy on Instagram
You can easily get many followers to watch your video whenever you upload them on Instagram. People online comedians started from Instagram before adding other social media handle. Instagram is doing well like website and people are seeing it to be a good place to blog.
How to shoot comedy video
- Purchase your filming tools; android phones, video recorder, camera
- Add popular funny figures; figures are usually used to enhance jokes. Watch comedy videos to identify popular props and add them to you video as you like.
- Make your video short so that people will always look forward to it
- Edit the video after filming to remove unwanted scenes or mistakes.
How to make comedy script
Write scripts and share to friends and family if they think they are funny you go ahead to produce them. Look for tips from producers who write comedy, do not over exaggerate or overuse jokes. Some comedians are in the habit of repeating other peoples jokes verbatim they don’t have nothing to add to it or modify in anyway. Why keep recycling viral jokes? Avoid joking about controversial issues or negativity in other not to attract wrong attention. You can joke about; mannequin challenge, epic fail, pranks etc
Make sure you watch videos from people who are succeeding in the industry to know what is working and what is not. It will help you draw your pattern and build your personality around that. Let your video be a two-way thing, create space for dialogue.
Gone are the days where you have to go about shows and programs entertaining people before you can make money as a stand-up comedian. How to promote your comedy skit, use all social media available to promote your work. There are many ways to make money online and comedy script is one of them.