I know many people clicking on this article are looking for advice they can use entirely on their own to become better singers and while a lot of the items featured are good for those who are going about this solo, the best piece of advice I can offer is to suggest you start working in person with somebody who really knows what they are doing.
Listening to what friends have to say or reading blog posts can be helpful but when it’s time to take the next step, you’re going to need a Vocal Coach of some kind.
When you’re first starting to improve your singing skills, that person might be a Teacher in school or perhaps someone else you know who has been singing for a long time.
As you progress and get better and better, and as you want to refine your talents, you’ll need to look for more help, potentially from someone you might need to hire.
That can be daunting for a lot of young people, as they may not have the resources to take lessons, and while it isn’t necessarily vital, it is the best way to ensure you’re doing things correctly. It would be a shame to practice and work hard for so long, only to finally meet with someone and find out you’ve been doing things wrong.
If you are looking to sing just for fun or for a band that doesn’t require you to be a stellar vocalist, you can put hiring a professional off for longer than if you want to devote your talents to something much more difficult, such as becoming an Opera Singer or the like.