Ohlelo is an amazing canvas to explore your passions and discuss your interests. You can hear the latest views on your favorite topics and join the discussions to shape how others view them. This guide shares all the best practices for how to grow topics on Ohlelo and create great conversations about them!
A canvas to explore your passions
Each topic area provides members a specific place to engage with the latest views on that subject. Because there are literally thousands on Ohlelo, whatever your particular passions are you can find them here! Many of the topics have great content already. And for those that don’t, the great news is that there are so many tools you can use to add content.
A well-developed topic on Ohlelo: Humor
For instance, take a look at our Humor topic, where we have some amazing content with some hilarious comedians. For instance, check out how to write a joke featuring Jerry Seinfeld. Humor on Ohlelo is a place to share and discuss great comedy. You can check out the funniest content, comment, and even jump on video to try out your own jokes!
Ohlelo’s best content in Humor rises to the top, due to our advanced ratings system driven by member input. Over time, Humor will become like one great conversation about all things funny. Beyond this, the brilliant thing is that literally any topic can be built on Ohlelo. This enables you to explore your passions, no matter how broad or narrow!
Developing new topics and becoming a leading voice on Ohlelo
There are already more than 3,500 topics on Ohlelo and growing, and you can add your own, however niche. So if you happen to enjoy both beer and knitting, why not add a topic for beer coaster knitting??
Start by considering which broad section of topics your interest fits in – Ohlelo’s show up at the top of the page. News, Issues, Lifestyle, etc. Drill into the menu and see if there’s a topic that’s close to yours or encompasses it broadly. Also do a search for your topic and you may find related content or pages. If you find relevant items, explore those, add to them, and go from there.
If there’s nothing, don’t get discouraged! This is your opportunity to create and become a leading voice in your area of interest and explore your passions. The way to start is to create a new piece of content that fits your niche interest. Read on to find out how!
Creating amazing content about your interests on Ohlelo
The first step to creating interesting conversations on Ohlelo is to create some starter content for others to interact with. Here we outline the key steps to do this. If you want more detail, head on over to our ultimate guide, how to get the most out of Ohlelo. Ohlelo’s tools make it easy to create amazing multimedia content.
First, choose a specific topic or angle related to the interest you have. Second, plan out what you’d like to say in an outline, and assemble the materials you need. Third, start writing or broadcasting, and incorporate some of the key elements you need to catch the eye of other Ohlelo members:
- A catchy title that encompasses your topic, preferably with strong “hook”
- Add multimedia to make your post pop and an attractive featured image
- Use subheadings in bold to break up the text and add structure to your content
- Incorporate a strong conclusion which prompts discussion by Ohlelo members
- Add any relevant topic categories and tags
All of these steps are critical. You want as many people as possible to view your content, and also that they wish to engage with it! Once you’ve polished your content, hit submit. If you are ready to go, start creating now!
How Ohlelo will help you create the canvas to explore your passions
That’s part one done, and it’s over to us now. We will analyze your topics and tags, and if there isn’t a topic that matches your interest, we’ll add it! Your content will go into that page and it will be discoverable to all Ohlelo viewers and members. Of course you can also go there and see others start to contribute and grow your topic.
What’s next? Start sharing your content with others who share your interests, and aim to get them engaged on Ohlelo! They can comment on and discuss your content and create their own, adding to the discussions. Once interactions start to grow, it’s time to schedule a video discussion to truly deepen the conversation!
Refine what you actually believe about your own interests
Sharing your views about your interests provides a cathartic experience for many. However, truly exploring your passions on Ohlelo doesn’t end there!
Many people know that broadcasting a personal opinion is easy – be it at home, in a bar, or on social media. This is particularly true if you are surrounded by family, friends, or like-minded folks. (And this is too often the case in today’s social media echo chambers.)
However, many of those who like to get into deeper discussions know that testing your views with others who don’t necessarily agree is a bit tougher! Moreover, it is an ideal way to refine your opinions and find those that stand up to criticism. This is incredibly valuable to us as individuals, and more importantly, society in general. Ohlelo offers the potential to create informed, refined conversations and we invite you to participate!
Become a leading voice by diving into video discussions
With Ohlelo’s video discussion capabilities, you can create your own, public video chats with people who specifically share your interests. While they may not share your point of view, you can converse with them and explore your passions. In addition, these discussions will refine your views and contribute to amazing content that everyone can explore on Ohlelo. Become a leading voice in your niche and improve the world’s knowledge and interest about your passions!
Our invitation to you: explore your passions on Ohlelo
These powerful tools and the views of people who share your interests will create great conversations. That is the mission of Ohlelo. In conclusion, we invite you to dive into your passions, contribute your views, and reap the benefits of the resulting discussions!