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How To Add Quizzes and Polls to Your YouTube Videos, Make Money on Vimeo, and More… [Reel Web #58]

How To Add Quizzes and Polls to Your YouTube Videos, Make Money on Vimeo, and More… [Reel Web #58]

This week on the Reel Web we offer a tutorial on how to use YouTube's new beta labs feature that lets you poll your audience with interactive survey questions served via YouTube annotations.  We also discuss some online video news items from the past week …

REVIEW: New YouTube App for iPhone and iOS Devices [Reel Web #57]

REVIEW: New YouTube App for iPhone and iOS Devices [Reel Web #57]

This week on the Reel Web we review some of the features of the new YouTube app available for mobile devices as well as what seems to still be missing.  We also discuss a few more YouTube channel updates that make it easier for the casual viewer …

5 Totally Dope YouTube Advertising Features (That Don’t Exist Yet) – The YouTube Marketer’s Wish List

5 Totally Dope YouTube Advertising Features (That Dont Exist Yet)   The YouTube Marketers Wish List

YouTube has been pretty consistent about actively updating platform features and tools that make advertisers’ and content producers’ jobs easier. Recently, YouTube expanded custom thumbnails to more partners, enabled TrueView InStream for mobile, and gave partners the ability to swap out their usernames with their …

YouTube Wishlist – Who Else Wants YouTube to Launch These New Features? [Reel Web #55]

YouTube Wishlist   Who Else Wants YouTube to Launch These New Features? [Reel Web #55]

This week on the Reel Web, we once again give a quick update on some of the new features launched in the past week at YouTube.  We also discuss some recent chatter around whether or not video creators should jump ship from YouTube. Finally, we discuss several …

Why YouTube Marketplace May Frustrate Everyone and Tons of YouTube Updates [Reel Web #47]

Why YouTube Marketplace May Frustrate Everyone and Tons of YouTube Updates [Reel Web #47]

On today's Reel Web we talk about the new YouTube Marketplace and what that might mean for creators and brands, and how you might be able to get a piece of that $200 million worth of marketing budget.  We also talk about YouTube's search for …

Reaching Wider Audiences & Creating Discussion Through Video: The YouTube Advertiser Playbook – Part 6

Reaching Wider Audiences & Creating Discussion Through Video: The YouTube Advertiser Playbook   Part 6

There is nothing better than posting a video on YouTube and getting a discussion started, creating a dialogue about the content you created.  Of course, you hope that discussion is positive, and people are raving about what a great video it is.  Another thing you …

Custom YouTube Thumbnails for All, Rewards, and More HUGE Features Coming to YouTube [Reel Web #46]

Custom YouTube Thumbnails for All, Rewards, and More HUGE Features Coming to YouTube [Reel Web #46]

This week on Reel Web, we take a look at a lot of real exciting changes and updates coming to YouTube, many of which were announced only at Vidcon last week.  We have been talking to a lot of YouTube people and we sat in on some …

How to Optimize Metadata for Your YouTube Business Video Ad – The YouTube Advertiser Playbook: Part 4

How to Optimize Metadata for Your YouTube Business Video Ad   The YouTube Advertiser Playbook: Part 4

The first section of the YouTube Advertiser Playbook goes over all the basics of producing your video, from pre-to-post production.  In the next section, "Managing Your Videos," YouTube discusses optimizing metadata, channel design, and social involvement.  Much of this is covered in the YouTube Creator Playbook as …

7 YouTube “Rules”, YouTube Workshops, AOL On & KickStarter [Reel Web #37]

7 YouTube Rules, YouTube Workshops, AOL On & KickStarter [Reel Web #37]

This week on the Reel Web we discuss AOL’s announcement about "AOL On," their new video service that will host all of the videos from their service and also feature some new original shows.  We also cover YouTube tips from Charlie McDonell, YouTube’s new workshop …

YouTube Let’s Creators Fundraise Through Annotation Links to Kickstarter & IndieGoGo

YouTube Lets Creators Fundraise Through Annotation Links to Kickstarter & IndieGoGo

Andy Stack, a YouTube product manager, today announced on The Official YouTube Partners & Creators Blog that YouTube has teamed up with Kickstarter and IndieGoGo to enable users to link directly to project pages on these platforms through annotations. Kickstarter is a crowd funding website for …

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