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Ok, this post is a little bit different than what I usually do. But I know that some of you are YouTube creators, and some of you may be struggling with how to come up with new ideas of what to make your videos about.

If you didn’t know, I have a YouTube channel. I am The Budget Equestrian on YouTube. I know, shocker right? If this is news to you, I would LOVE it if you would go and subscribe to my channel and watch some of my videos! (Shameless plug 🙂 )

Coming Up With Video Ideas

And while we all hope to make that one video that sky rockets our channels and goes viral, helping would be subscribers to find our videos, it can be difficult to come up with things to film. So I typed into YouTube’s search bar video ideas, and I got a lot of hits back. But the frustrating thing about the videos I found is people were saying the same things! There was very little originality to the ideas they were giving.

I decided to sit down for a bit and come up with some different ideas for videos. And in my 20 minute brainstorming session, I cam up with over 100 ideas. Well, 105 generic topics to be precise. And here are my ideas…

And just to start off with a disclaimer. I am NOT an expert on all things YouTube. I have been crafting videos for a few years now, and I have learned the ropes of YouTube, which is always changing. I am always researching, and reviewing algorithms, learning about thumbnails, titles and tags. And working through what works, and also what doesn’t. I would like to think I am somewhat knowledgeable about the process of having a YouTube channel, but I am by no means an expert or an educator.

100 + YouTube Video Ideas

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  1. Room tour
  2. My favorites (of all time, or monthly)
  3. Monthly splurge
  4. How to DIY (anything you like)
  5. Dollar store DIY
  6. A haul
  7. An unboxing
  8. Shopping for your first…(house, car, horse, etc.)
  9. How to tack up a horse
  10. How to bridle a horse
  11. Home tour (barn, or property tour)
  12. Walk and talk
  13. What it’s like to own a horse (or dog, cat, hamster – whatever)
  14. Shopping the clearance section at Target
  15. Come shop with me
  16. Cleaning your room
  17. My favorite car (or truck)
  18. What I drive (car tour)
  19. How to save money
  20. Homemade recipe (like fly spray or detangler spray)
  21. Essential oil recipes
  22. Benefits of essential oils
  23. What are essential oils
  24. My favorite recipe (horse treats comes into my mind)
  25. How to start a YouTube channel
  26. Make-up tutorial
  27. Most expensive (blank) I have ever bought
  28. How to earn extra money
  29. How I afford my (blank) (horse comes to mind for me)
  30. Shopping at a thrift store (You won’t believe what I found at a thrift store)
  31. My Pinterest fails (I tried these ideas from Pinterest and they failed)
  32. My truth about (blank)
  33. What books I am reading right now
  34. Best books for (blank)
  35. 10 small YouTuber’s you should subscribe too
  36. How to sew a (blank)
  37. How to take better pictures
  38. How to film a video
  39. How I edit my videos
  40. Go Pro style video
  41. My favorite shows to watch on Netflix (or TV, Hulu, etc.)
  42. Transformation video (do something and then show the transformation)
  43. Try on video
  44. What I eat in a day (What I feed my horse in a day)
  45. Best gift ideas for (blank) (horse lovers, teachers, parents, friends, etc.)
  46. How to organize a room (closet, desk, house, kitchen tack room, etc.)
  47. A reaction video
  48. Best places to shop for (blank) online
  49. Affordable (blank) outfit
  50. What’s in my playlist (music, like what’s in my horse riding playlist)
  51. What’s in my (blank) purse, grooming tote, refrigerator, etc.)
  52. A first impression video (something that you bought, and your first impression of it)
  53. Dollar store hack
  54. What I got for Christmas (or birthday, back to school, first horse show, etc)
  55. Decorations for (blank)
  56. Expectation vs. Reality
  57. My workout routine
  58. My favorite exercises for (blank) (arms, butt, core, etc.)
  59. Best apps for (blank) (teenagers, parents, equestrians, etc.)
  60. How I deal with stress
  61. An intro video (channel trailer talking about what your channel is all about)
  62. My Favorites of the year (best things I bought this year, favorite moments of the year, etc.)
  63. My wish list (for Christmas, birthday, wedding, etc.)
  64. Craft ideas
  65. DIY room decor
  66. How to lose weight
  67. How to save money
  68. My (blank) collection (saddle pads, shoes, makeup, etc.)
  69. What I did on vacation (vlogish)
  70. First look video
  71. Product review (this can be anything you already have, no need to go out and buy something new.)
  72. Hairstyle tutorial
  73. What makes me happy
  74. A year in my life (have little video snippets throughout the year and then do it at the end of the year, kind of like my year in review)
  75. Movie review
  76. Getting a tattoo for the first time
  77. Cook with me
  78. Come to work with me
  79. Clean with me (a room, house, tack room, horse, etc.)
  80. Unpopular opinions (controversial things do well on YouTube, but be forewarned, they can blow up in a not so good way)
  81. How to prepare for a job interview
  82. What to wear to a job interview
  83. Outfit ideas look book
  84. How to make a good first impression
  85. My monthly empties
  86. What it’s like to be a (blank) (Influencer, nurse, mother, father, equestrian, etc.)
  87. I met (blank) in person! (A famous person)
  88. Home improvement DIY or how to’s
  89. How to glow up – what does that even mean?
  90. Spending 50$ at (blank) vs. (blank)
  91. My (blank) does my voice over (boyfriend, husband, wife, best friend, mother, etc.)
  92. Get ready with me for a (blank) (special occasion, horse show, first day of school, etc.)
  93. Putting together an affordable (blank) outfit (horse show, etc)
  94. Go on a hike with me
  95. Doing something for the first time
  96. Playing a video game
  97. Come play with me (video games, toys, etc.)
  98. Ride with me (motorcycles, horses, bikes, etc.)
  99. Comparison of products (finding the best fly spray, detangler, etc.)
  100. Expensive vs. Cheap – is there a difference? (This can be anything, food, personal care items, tack, saddles, clothing, etc.)
  101. Holiday crafts
  102. Restoring furniture
  103. Best homemade gift ideas for (blank) (Christmas, equestrians, mother’s day, etc.)
  104. Fancy store DIY Dupes (like Pottery barn, Crate and Barrel, etc.)
  105. How to paint a (blank) (house, car, horse jump, dresser, etc.)

Let’s Go Make Some Videos!

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Now how is that list for you? 105 ideas, and then if you take the ideas within each idea, you could have enough content for your channel for a long, long time!

And these are not the generic ideas that I have found other YouTuber’s sharing. These are real ideas that you can make videos about! And the best part is, you can relate them to anything, no matter what your channel is about.

Honestly, I didn’t know how easy it would be to come up with over 100 ideas for videos. Just think about how you could get even more specific with video ideas for your own channel.

Mastering YouTube

Coming up with the ideas for me is easy. Now creating the videos, that’s an entirely different project! I have been on YouTube for over 3 years now. And I have over 500 videos. It takes me a little longer to execute the ideas into videos than simply coming up with a video idea. But after I look at this list, it motivates me to go make even more videos.

Budget equestrian YouTube videos

I hope this was helpful for you, and maybe you found an idea or two that you can work with for your own YouTube channel. The biggest takeaway I want to give you though is there are thousands of ideas for videos. You just have to pick a few that work for you, and go crazy!


I am horse crazy and love DIY projects, and finding great deals on everything horse related. When I have a new idea, or find a great deal I love sharing this information with you........AND just to have FULL Disclosure:Affiliate Disclaimer: Some of the blog posts on my site will allow you to purchase different products and services online provided by other merchants, and not myself. Some of the links that I post on my site are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I may receive an affiliate commission.* I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for me to earn a commission by linking to and affiliated sites. *Disclosed in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

    1 Response to "100 + YouTube Video Ideas For New Channels"

    • kimberly

      Love those great ideas, thanks Lisa!!!!

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