Sometimes she discusses current events, which she usually misunderstands, gives inept mock-"tutorials" or discusses the character's backstory.
In July 2015, she released a New York Times #1 best-selling book, written in Miranda's voice, titled Selp-Helf.
The character is a satire of bad, but egotistical, singers who post internet videos of themselves singing in hopes of breaking into show-business, despite the realistic or cruel comments of "haters" who comment on their videos.
More generally, it is a satire of pretentious and untalented performers everywhere.
In the videos, the Miranda character sings in a comically off-key, yet plausible, voice and covers show tunes and pop music hits.
The character has appeared in web series, interviews and an episode of the TV show Victorious.
In these videos, the eccentric, narcissistic, yet endearing character sings and dances badly, gives inept "tutorials", recounts her daily activities, discusses current events that she often misunderstands, collaborates with other You Tubers, and rants about her critics, reading examples of hate mail directed at the character on social media; she responds to them with her catchphrase: "Haters Back Off! Ballinger created the character as a satire of bad but arrogant singers who believe that posting their videos on You Tube will lead to them breaking into show business.
As of October 2016, the Miranda Sings You Tube channel had surpassed 1.1 billion views and 7 million subscribers, and Miranda has more than 5 million Instagram followers.
Miranda has been ranked the 7th "most popular" You Tube personality by Daily American The character also has an active presence on other social media.
Since 2009, in addition to her internet videos, Ballinger has regularly presented live comedy acts, in character as Miranda Sings, at first in cabaret spaces and later in theaters in New York, London, and other cities in the US, Canada, Europe, Australia and elsewhere.
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Ballinger displays videos of the comically talentless, egotistical, misguided and quirky character on her You Tube channel.