How to Use Jump. Cuts. For. Your. YouTube. Videos.

[I thought this little how to tutorial type thing of mine should include an incredibly awesome backing track, to get everyone reading in the mood to start jump cutting your vlogs and videos like the spandex wearin’, guitar blarin’, long hair flarin’, like a sailor swearin’, old lady scarin’ new media rockstar that you are]

So ya’ll want to know about jump cuts, eh? Of course you do. It’s only one of the most commonly used video editing techniques in the online video space, like, ever. DUH! Some of the most prolific YouTube superstars use this incredibly simple yet insanely effective editing wizardry to help make their vlogs and videos more dynamic, engaging and most importantly, interesting. Who wants to sit around and watch someone drone on about their dead cat Whiskers (arguably the fluffiest of all the cats. But I digress) with one continuous, unchanging shot? With the effective usage of jump cuts, you can turn that drab video of you crying like Dawson Leery after Joey dumps him by the creek into an epic video obituary highlighting just how special and important Whiskers was to not just you, but to the human race.

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