Tim Schmoyer

Creators Tip 126 - How to force YouTube captions to be turned on

How to Force YouTube Closed Captions to Appear on Your Videos

In this week's Creator's Tip, we show you how to force closed captions to appear on your YouTube videos. This can be very handy for a number of reasons, particularly when you want to used closed captions in different languages for international web pages.
Creators Tip 125 - How To Find the Tags for Any YouTube Video

How to Find the Meta Tags for Any YouTube Video

On this week's Creator's Tip, we show you how to discover the hidden tags on any YouTube video. YouTube made tags private in 2012, but confirmed that they are still count as one of the ranking factors on the site. Confirming the tags used by others means you gain a little more insight into what makes their video rank.
Creators Tip 124 - How to create a youtube subscription email list

How To Create a Custom YouTube Subscription Email List [Creator's Tip #124]

On this week's Creator's Tip, we show you how to set up your own custom email subscriber list. This is so handy for notifying any customers or fans you have that may miss out on your video content because they don't use YouTube or Google + on a daily or even a weekly basis.
Creators Tip 123 - Reel Video Marketing Advice for 2014

ROI vs. People: Video Marketing Advice for 2014

In this week's Creator's Tip, we discuss how ROI should be measured in more than views and subscribers. It's the connection we make with our audience and the ways we can enrich their lives that will sustain a great video marketing campaign in 2014.
Creators Tip 122 - Lessons from 2013's top Video Ads

Lessons from 2013's Top Online Video Ads

On this week's ReelSEO Creator's Tip, we take a look back at some of our favourite video ads of the year and discuss the lessons we can learn from them. As video marketers, what takeaways are useful in determining what worked for a brand and for an audience?
Creators Tip 121 - How to test your video's success before publishing it

How To Test The Success Of Your Video Before You Publish It

In this week's Creator's Tip we let you into a little secret that may save you a lot of time, effort and money down the road. Testing your video content before uploading to the public is a fantastic way of getting the feedback you need to make that content perform as well as it can.
Creators Tip 120 - How to download thumbnails from YouTube

How To Download YouTube Thumbnail Images

If you ever need to grab a thumbnail image from your own video (because you've lost, or don't have access to the original) or from someone else's video, we show two very quick ways to do that in this week's Creator's Tip.
YouTube Fan Finder Video

How-To Upload A YouTube Fan Finder Video

YouTube's Fan Finder feature allows creators to upload an ad or trailer for their channel, which YouTube will then promote via their TrueView system. On this week's Creator's Tip, we take you through the process of uploading the video so you can reach potential new subscribers.
How to post any link to your subscribers' feed

How-To Post A Website Link To Your YouTube Subscribers

Did you know that you can post a message with a link to your YouTube subscribers from within YouTube itself? This is a fantastic way of reaching out to your audience without having to create video content to do it. We show you how in this week's Creator's Tip.
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11 Key Features In YouTube's Google+ Comments Integration

In all the confusion surrounding the new YouTube comments system you may have missed some of the new features it brought along to users. In this week's Creator's Tip, we show you 11 shiny new things that came with the roll out and 2 things that have gone for good.
creators tip 116

Using Customer Service Videos To Build Loyalty And Goodwill

Video can be used almost anywhere in the customer life cycle but as part of a customer service strategy it can be absolutely invaluable in building solid relationships between a brand and their potential client base. We take a look at Nextiva, a company that's getting it right.
Creators Tip 115 - 7 Tips for Killer Instagram Marketing Videos

7 Tips for Killer Instagram Marketing Videos

More and more of us are uploading video content to Instagram but how can we ensure we are producing the best quality footage and creating the most engaging clips possible? We bring you 7 of our top tips to get the most out of this video platform.
Creators Tip 114 - How to keep Top Fans in Sync with Google+ (1)

How To Keep Your Top Fans in Sync with Google+

The 'Top Fans' feature in your YouTube Video Manager is very closely integrated with Google +, but did you know that your Top Fans G+ circle doesn't automatically update? We show you what to do so your biggest supporters don't lose out.
Creators Tip 113 - How to learn anything about your YouTube channel (1)

How To Learn Anything About Your YouTube Channel's Performance

YouTube Analytics is a real playground full of data and fascinating reports and on this week's Creator's Tip, we take a deep dive into some of the comparison metrics you can access that may really surprise you. This kind of info will really help your video marketing strategy.