Vlogs and audio blogs are a great way to share your knowledge and express yourself authentically. Recording Solo on TapeReal.com is the quickest and most effective way to share video/audio updates or content on the web. The best part about recording solo is that you can also have time-shifted meaningful conversations with your connections.

Recording solo video or audio tapes on TapeReal.com is a fun, authentic, and innately rewarding social experience. It's also super easy!

Understandably, it's also a NEW experience for many folks, especially because it doesn't fit the mold of traditional social media status updates.

So if you're curious to know how easy it is to record solo on TapeReal.com, this is your ultimate guide. Within a few taps, you'll be recording and publishing vlogs and audio blogs instantly. Pretty cool, right?  

Let's begin!


Step 1: Go to the Tapers screen

Tap the middle icon on the bottom navigation menu and you'll arrive on the Tapers screen... this is where you can record together and solo.

How to record solo on TapeReal's new social media app
Tapers Screen on TapeReal.com

Simply swipe to the left on the Tapers screen to see the "Record Solo" screen. Here you will see your name with a video and audio icon next to it.


Step 2: Initiate Solo Video or Audio

Simply tap the video or audio icon next to your name to initiate the camera or microphone. If this is your first time, you will need to provide camera and microphone access in order to continue.

How to record audio or video solo on TapeReal's new social media app
How to Record Solo Audio Blog or Vlogs on TapeReal.com

Step 3: Record your tape and Publish

Once solo recording is initiated, you will see a 3 second countdown timer. This gives you a few seconds to get ready before recording begins on TapeReal.com.

NOTE: Screenshots below are for solo video. Audio screenshots are slightly different, but the process is the same.
How to publish solo audio or video tapes on TapeReal
Recording solo audio or video tapes on TapeReal's new social media app

Once your recording time has ended, you will see the Tape Details screen, where you can enter the title of the tape and up to 5 relevant hashtags that describe the topic of your tape.

#hashtags help people find your tape by topic category under Discover.
Tape Titles are useful for people who search for tapes by keyword.

After publishing, your tape will instantly appear on the TapeFeed for the community to engage, comment, and share. It will also appear on the front page of TapeReal.com where you can get the embed code to add your audio/video content to a website or blog.

Your followers will also be notified that you just published a tape.

A Solo Tape on the TapeFeed - TapeReal.com

Congratulations!

You just recorded solo and published your first solo tape!

BONUS!

  1. On the top left corner of the Tapers screen, check out the "Tips" screen for additional best practices on recording with TapeReal.com. The most important element is to make sure you're connected to a strong WiFi or cellular signal, especially when recording video.
  2. If you talked about an article or want to share a link that's relevant to your tape, you can easily add hyperlinks under the comments section of your tape.
  3. Remember: engage with your audience when they recommend or comment on your tape. Tapers love engaging and leaving audio comments too!
  4. You can also tag other users in comments with the '@' symbol. We will cover engagement and the comments section in another post – stay tuned! :)

Recap & Review: Record Together in 3 steps

Okay, to quickly recap and review the steps, here's a summary for how to record solo vlogs or audio-logs on TapeReal.com

Step 1: Go the Tapers screen.

Step 2: Swipe left to Record Solo and tap the video or audio icon next to your name.

Step 3: Record, add tape details, and publish!

Easy-peasy lemon-squeezy.

Now try it out for yourself.

Happy Taping everyone! :)


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