If you are looking for a good mic for YouTube videos, stop your search, this is the mic you need. If you are a small YouTuber looking for a budget microphone, yet good quality, this blog is for you. The blog will have an affiliate link, I will get a small reward for showing you something awesome! I will be explaining why I recommend the Blue Snowball Ice Mic! This mic can help you even if you are not a YouTuber or Streamer.
This audacity tutorial will help you. I am using a different mic, however.
Let’s be real, when you’re a small YouTuber or streamer on a budget, it can be hard getting good equipment for your channel. The Blue Snowball is a budget-friendly mic that will give you good quality audio yet save you money. Why spend 100,200 bucks for a good mic when this mic costs like 50-70 bucks ( price varies depending on your country) and use Audacity, an audio software, to improve the audio and make it sound like a 100 dollar mic? I am a small YouTuber. Originally when this blog was made (I am currently importing my blog posts from Blogger) I had no money at all to get better stuff. I had to use the sucky mic on my laptop and I got several complaints. I got lucky and won this mic in a giveaway back in 2016.
The mic can be used for anything, commentary, video calls, streaming, console gaming, music, etc.
As I am editing this, we are in the middle of a new normal and most of you have school on zoom and need a good mic, right?
I suggest you get a mic stand because the legs on the snowball aren’t too stable. The stand comes with a pop filter. You need this so when you say certain words you won’t hear the accent. Like when you say a word that starts with ‘P’ for instance and you can hear that. I don’t know how to explain it. The pop filter is so you won’t hear a ‘pop like’ sound when you say a word that starts with ‘P.’
the closer the mic is to your mouth, the better the sound.
I highly recommend this mic to anyone. Budget or not. YouTuber/Streamer or not. Think about this, you want to land a job and may have a video call interview, you want to be prepared for an interview over video chat. The built-in mic on your computer does not have the best quality. You’re going to need a good mic so whoever is interviewing you can hear you clearly. You may want a job that involves having a good mic. Anything you can think of! Even though I won this mic, I am still glad I own it and want to share with you how awesome it is.
You do not need expensive things to have good quality. It’s all about learning the fundamentals.
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