Creator's Tip

Optimizing Your Social Links and Avatar on Your YouTube Channel [Creator's Tip #97]

Optimizing Your Social Links and Avatar on Your YouTube Channel [Creators Tip #97]

If you're simply asking the viewers of your YouTube channel to come visit your Facebook page, or your Twitter, then your social media calls-to-action could use some improvement . Also, you might want to pay a little more attention to that avatar, buddy.

How to Increase YouTube Watch Time by Linking to Playlists [Creator's Tip #96]

How to Increase YouTube Watch Time by Linking to Playlists [Creators Tip #96]

YouTube changed their algorithm not long ago to emphasize watch time, which simply means keeping viewers watching videos as long as possible. It means your videos start getting favored where YouTube pushes videos. Linking to playlists is one way this can get accomplished.

7 Tips for Marketing to Women on YouTube [Creator's Tip #95]

7 Tips for Marketing to Women on YouTube [Creators Tip #95]

Marketing a YouTube channel to women can be hard...especially for us guys. But luckily, there's a network called Kin Community out there who knows all the tips to get women watching your show, if that's the demographic you're aiming for.

Convert Product Demonstration Viewers into Customers with These 6 Tips [Creator's Tip #94]

Convert Product Demonstration Viewers into Customers with These 6 Tips [Creators Tip #94]

How do you get people who watch your demonstration videos to not only watch, but become customers later? Here are six tips that can be a little bit of a balancing act, but are absolutely essential in gaining trust with potential customers.

5 Effective Video Styles for Video Marketing [Creator's Tip #93]

5 Effective Video Styles for Video Marketing [Creators Tip #93]

Now that we've covered the different types of video marketing, it's time to cover the different video styles you can use for that marketing. What are the pros and cons of each of these styles? It's good to know what you're getting into before you start.

6 Types of Video Marketing and How They Work [Creator's Tip #92}

6 Types of Video Marketing and How They Work [Creators Tip #92}

There are six types of video marketing that a business can use when attracting interest in a product. Which one works best for you? Do all of them work best for you? Are you that kind of video junkie? Read on, and discover a marketing strategy that works.

9 Viral Video Factors to Keep In Mind When Creating Content [Creator's Tip #91]

9 Viral Video Factors to Keep In Mind When Creating Content [Creators Tip #91]

There seem to be a lot of bullet points to cover when it comes to creating a viral video. While none of the following factors actually guarantee one, it's good to know whether or not your video has the potential to spread among the masses by checking out the qualities of past viral videos.

How to Create A Permanent Link for Your Hangouts-On-Air [Creator's Tip #90]

How to Create A Permanent Link for Your Hangouts On Air [Creators Tip #90]

Do you like using Google+ Hangouts-On-Air? Sure you do. Annoyed that you can't send a link to everybody you know who might be interested well before the air date? Sure you are. Well now, there's a simple step you can take to create a permanent URL people can use at all times.

How Video Strategies Are Affected By Old Media vs. New Media [Creator's Tip #89]

How Video Strategies Are Affected By Old Media vs. New Media [Creators Tip #89]

The old media vs. new media debate rages on. But what's important to note when marketing for new media is that, despite it's similarities to old media, it's a completely different animal and should be treated as such. Old media is for the most part passive, while new media is more active.

How YouTube Subscribers Can Set Up E-Mail Notifications for Your Channel [Creator's Tip #88]

How YouTube Subscribers Can Set Up E Mail Notifications for Your Channel [Creators Tip #88]

There's an easy way for subscribers to get notified through e-mail when you upload a new video. They have total control over it and can make it stop any time. This is a handy thing to have when there's a channel of which you don't want to miss a single upload.

How YouTube TrueView Affects Brands and TV Advertising [Creator's Tip #86]

How YouTube TrueView Affects Brands and TV Advertising [Creators Tip #86]

YouTube's TrueView ads are all the rage for advertisers and viewers, because they are skippable. And anyone who watches the ad chooses to do so. And also, brands can use TrueView to test market ads before they hit TV. The IAB recently conducted a study that shows you really should be doing digital and TV ads.

How to Get Your New YouTube One Channel Ranked in Search [Creator's Tip #85]

How to Get Your New YouTube One Channel Ranked in Search [Creators Tip #85]

Getting your channel to rank in search just requires a little bit of common sense, and avoiding trickery of any kind. For instance, writing a good channel description means finding the words you want to rank for, but putting those words into relevant sentences that tell newcomers about your channel. We'll discuss that and more in this week's Creator's Tip.

Spiking YouTube Content with Google Trends [Creator's Tip #84]

Spiking YouTube Content with Google Trends  [Creators Tip #84]

There's a secret weapon out there when it comes to deciding what kind of content you want to make. Google Trends can tell you what is popular and when it's popular so you can decide how best to take advantage of those trending topics.

How to Make a YouTube Header Image for the New Channel Design; Tips for an Engaging Trailer [Creator's Tip #82]

How to Make a YouTube Header Image for the New Channel Design; Tips for an Engaging Trailer [Creators Tip #82]

YouTube's new channel design brought us a new subscribe trailer option and a possibly confusing way to do header images, especially since that image needs to look uniform across several devices, all with their own size requirements. We're here to help.

3 Ways to Disable Annotations and Turn Them Off for Good [Creator's Tip #81]

3 Ways to Disable Annotations and Turn Them Off for Good [Creators Tip #81]

Annotations can make videos more interactive, as we've discussed before.  But sometimes creators go a little overboard.  Sometimes there's so much on screen you can't see certain parts of the video, and that can be really annoying.  Luckily, there are ways to get rid of ...