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Vlog Like a Boss

How to Kill It Online with Video Blogging
Narrated by: Amy Schmittauer
Length: 4 hrs and 48 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (375 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Vlog Like a Boss is the complete guide to video blogging. Amy Schmittauer is the Vlog Boss. As a new media triple threat - YouTuber, keynote speaker, and author - she coaches people to go after what they want in life and leverage online video to make it happen. Creator of the popular YouTube series Savvy Sexy Social, her channel boasts a global community and millions of views. Now, in her first book, she will show you how to Vlog Like a Boss and get the attention you deserve. A collection of strategies and tactics from years of experience in online video, Schmittauer shares time-tested, proven methods to creating brand awareness with vlogging that will build a loyal community for years to come. This complete guide will show you how to:

  • Overcome the three major fears that hold many people back from making videos
  • Create your most engaging vlog every time with the Authority Video Formula
  • Achieve your on-camera talent (and no, you don't need to be a natural!)
  • Leverage the "secret" to video success that creates fans for life
  • And much more!

©2017 Amy Schmittauer (P)2017 Amy Schmittauer

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Absolutely AMAZING!!!

I. LOVE. THIS. BOOK!!! Amy gives you the most amazing advice on how to get started. If you're thinking about starting a vlog, or if your current vlog is struggling, this is the book you need. Amy goes step-by-step through the actions that you need to take to make your vlog unbelievably awesome. I started recording before I ever finished the book. Now for editing, and to hit PUBLISH! Thank you, Amy!

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Girl version of Gary vee(to an extent)

Love this girl! Great info! Love when authors narrate their own books especially when I watch them on YouTube. She reminds me of Gary vee. Direct, smart, real, and funny.I recommend this book to any youtuber, seasoned and new. One day I will be a guest/ interviewee(my YouTube channel: Life with Mel and Jen)on her channel because of her book and videos.

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some good advice, interrupted by annoying sidebars

When she finally gets around to the practical advice for making videos, it's gold. Far too much posturing and sidetracking with stories that are supposed to impress or just allow her to have fun. listen at double speed to get to the good parts

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More motivation than how to

There is some good information that tells you why it's important to be consistent and what that means. There is some very basics like figuring out your why and basic equipment advice. There is no steps or how to set up and put out a video or channel. No strategy. No how to fit it all in, or anything of the like.

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Felt like I was being coached

This is a great book! I was very encouraged to start blogging and equipped to start well. I have a strategy so I know my next steps. Although I am still nervous to start vlogging I know I can go back and listen as Amy coaches me through my hang ups.

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meh.

the book was meh, about half of the book was her going on these little interior dialogue quips that were honestly nothing but annoying. she cries for the last few minutes of the book and it was kind of embarrassing to listen to. a little less than half of the book was actually good usable content, and if we could get a shortened version of the book with just that in it, it probably would have been a decent book. every single time she went on one of those interior dialogue quips I felt the need to hit the fast-forward button, they were so dumb and dizzy blonde girl sounding that it really made me cringe. kind of seems like the biggest accomplishment in her life is the 5-minute ride to the airport she gave to Gary vaynerchuk. the book is very aimed for women, so as a guy probably avoid this one and read a different book.

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Inspiring and personal with every word...

Amy makes everything she shares enjoyable to consume in whatever way she has fashioned it. 'Vlog Like a Boss' is no exception. From beginning to end this book will motivate you to push forward in whatever journey you are taking as a content creator. She is funny, transparent, and very knowledgeable. And when this book is all over and you hear her reading the acknowledgements with such authentic emotion, you just might cry too.

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Love Amy

Even though I don't plan to be a vlogger anytime soon (or ever), I love Amy's motivational and self-help youtube videos and this book didn't fail to dissapoint.

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Long winded self serving content

I had hoped for some real step by step methods on how to Vlog. Instead much of the book seemed to be about her and her relationships. I remember little about the book other than how similar it was to root canal surgery.

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Written like a boss

I highly recommend Amy’s book to anyone that is even remotely thinking about sharing their story through video. She is clear and real, sharing all that she has learned and it will prepare you to start-just start.
Listen all the way through the credits, she’s an awesome human!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-18-18

Incredibly insightful!

Loved it! And I was so happy to find that it is narrated by the author! It would not have been the same without that! I especially loved the part where she guides through finding our "why"!

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  • trisha calderbank
  • 07-25-17

not so sure

I was so looking foward to this book listend to it on Audible. But it was a let down. love her and her honesty, NOT enough tips in how to do it more of her story and life coaching...I want to know how to Vlog rather than what stops you. sad it did not deliver for me.

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  • Agne
  • 02-22-19

Loved all of it, great advice

Loved this book, Amy. Perfect guide about vlogs, video and even confidence boost to get started.

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  • I Coleborn
  • 11-29-18

A good but in other ways disappointing book

The first few chapters were super annoying, over-emotional, like the typical school girl kind of manner; and her voice, being too much blabbering and self-love, EVENTUALLY seemed to simmer down into a far better, less emotional, practical account on this subject, with some good tips and meaningful content.

I very nearly returned this book, it has to be said; but I hung in there, and luckily it simmered down into a far more adult-like book and a better account of her journey into social media.

PLEASE, when young, particularly female narrators, read audiobooks, can you turn down the immature side a little, and IMAGINE the 'adults' who will often be listening to your voice. Thank you! We aren't juveniles who need educating in emotions and the hormonal ups and downs of young girls (and no offence to girls that are not like this. I have heard a couple of decent audiobooks by young women/girls that were absolutely fine......in fact I only decided on buying the book based on the interview I heard with Dave Asprey's 'Bulletproof Radio' podcasts, which I listen to often. Amy Schmittauer was featured on one of his shows and came across well, then. Such a shame she had to go into emotional overdrive when she had the floor to herself!

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  • Charlotte Bourne
  • 09-28-18

So good

Can’t recommend enough - so so useful and I am actually upset that I’ve finished it!

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  • Alex
  • 08-22-18

Brilliant

it's great, tactical and practical advice. Will certainly be recommending this to a few people

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  • Donna Eade
  • 05-09-18

Well presented actionable advice

I am fairly new to Amy having discovered her after she got married and changed her name. I had watched many videos and knowing I wanted to start a channel I knew her book would be just what I needed because her video content is always on point. Thank you Amy x

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  • KerryPlays
  • 04-12-18

speechless

loved listening to this. At finished I was unsure of what I could learn and gain from Amy with me being a mom of 2, trying to get more organised, wanting to simplify my life and make it better for me and my family and me being a video gamer with my own YouTube channel. It took me a while (about 3 months) to decide weather I needed to listen to Amy's book. Now I wish I hadn't taken so long. I have learnt so much even though I couldn't always concentrate on it (kids) I have taken alot from Amy I will be listening again and **wispers** I might also by her book in the near funture. keep doing what you doing. :)

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  • Ernest G. Boxall
  • 12-10-17

The Boss

Amy is as dynamic in the book as she is live. Read the book and listen as well.

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  • david@layer5.co.uk
  • 09-19-17

loved it.

now to action it, great job with the book, can't wait till the next one 😂

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  • Bernadette
  • 10-23-18

Helped me understand to start where you are.

Quite focused on YouTube but still very helpful. It would be great if the pdf etc that she refers to is mentioned with where to download/view it, though.

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  • Leanne
  • 01-06-19

excellent and engaging

loved it. great content and has me pumped to enter the world of vlogging and social media. thank you!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 10-06-18

Loved it

This is such an excellent book and lots of great practical tips and advice. Highly recommend.

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  • Maria Sanchez
  • 04-30-18

Amazing book! Actionable Steps

You can’t skip this book if you are seriously considering crushing it with online video. Amazing work Amy! Thanks so much!

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  • S Hall
  • 03-14-18

Informative like a boss

Very impressed with the content and with Amy's performance. Just what i needed and when I needed. Just finished it and going right back the start to the start to make sure I didn't miss any gems

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  • Forceofnaturekate
  • 11-01-17

Thank you Amy!

I heard about you through a podcast and your enthusiasm and authority in this space inspired me to buy your audiobook. Thanks for sharing your expertise and practical step by step tips on the how to's of vlogging like a boss in such an inspiring and helpful manner. I do have to buy the kindle version now to catch up on all the visuals that I now want to check out. And still audio was a perfect way for me to get into your material as I can listen at the gym and in the mornings over breakfast. A great resource for business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. If we are not creating video content we are being left behind or beaten by our competitors. Buy this book!!