How To Get Started With TikTok Platform- (Beginners Guide)

Are you new to TikTok? Don’t know how to step into it?

Well, you are in the right article. Here, you will learn to create your first video on TikTok, editing tools, and more.

TikTok is one the most celebrated and well-known video sharing apps. It allows the user to create short-videos for up to 60 seconds. Many of us think that this platform is only for teens and twins. But, actually not, you can find lots of top brands who have used this platform to popularize their product or services. Moreover, anyone can become famous within a short time. 

Let’s jump,

Create Your TikTok Account

Once you plan to enter into TikTok, your very first action is to set up your TikTok account. Either go to the app store or Google play to download the app, next sign up with your email. You can also use Facebook, Twitter for sign-up. 

Usually, TikTok will assign a unique user name for all users with a combination of letters and numbers. So, you need to change it for better discoverability. You can create your username by your name or with your business, brand name it’s up to you. 

After changing your username, you need to edit your profile to highlight it. On the home page, you can find an option to edit it. There, you can upload an image for your profile picture. Then you can write your TikTok bio. You are allowed to use 80 characters to fill your bio, make it short and sweet.  

On the other hand, it allows you to integrate YouTube, Instagram. It is an amazing one to input your other media account. It will expose both accounts. You can also place your TikTok handles and share videos in other media. It helps to increase your fans and engagement rate on Tiktok. Moreover, TikTok fans makes your account popular and gain lots of new audiences to your profile.

Only some of the TikTok accounts will get a “website” option in your edit setting. Also, rarely certain accounts can capitalize TikTok links in their bio by default. You can include clickable links in the website field, which helps brands drive traffic to your sales. 

Now, you are done with your profile, next you need to follow an account, engage with the content. Depending on your interest, TikTok will appear content on the “for you” page. 

How To Film Your TikTik Video 

Step1: let’s film your video. Tap the “+” symbol button. Then start shooting your video, select the video length and templates. 

Step:2 You can add special effects, Air filters to your videos. Next to the record button, you can click “effects” to use in your video. 

Step:3 Select the sound to want to shoot. Soundtracks are the heartbeat of TikTok. On the top of the page, you can find a sound symbol. After you choose your track, then start piecing your content together.

Step:4 It’s to upload your video. Once you are done with your shoot and editing, you can upload your video. Just click “next” in the bottom right corner. You can find the “upload” button in the bottom right. You can also use other video footage and adjust the length.


Editing Option Is Endless 

You have plenty of options, features to edit your videos. Like, add text, sounds, stickers, record voiceover. Within a short time, you will be familiar with editing options. You have more options to make your video attractive. 

I think you now know how to start and create a video on the TikTok platform. Once you upload your video, share it with other platforms to gain more reach.