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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 ...

Stop Swinging For The Fences When You Only Need A Single

Stop Swinging For The Fences When You Only Need A Single

When I was a kid, baseball was my favorite sport... to watch, play, or follow. I wasn't very good at it, but I played it for more than 10 years. And for most of those 10 years, my coaches were throwing nuggets of baseball wisdom ...

Rebel Brings Us Version 2 Of The YouTube Creator Playbook

Rebel Brings Us Version 2 Of The YouTube Creator Playbook

Over the weekend, a rebel sympathizer smuggled me a new copy of Version 2 of the YouTube Creator Playbook. To protect him/her from any repercussions, I won't disclose this rebel sympathizer's name, other than to say he/she works at a media company that bridges the ...

Add Links And Chapters To YouTube Videos - The Reel Web Creator Tip #22

Add Links And Chapters To YouTube Videos   The Reel Web Creator Tip #22

There are several services that let you customize the YouTube player's embed code and the actual YouTube player itself. This week for our Creator's Tip we give you a look at five such services, all varying in levels of complexity and different options that they ...

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up - Web Series Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Web Series Edition

This week's online video news was dominated by web series talk. For instance, we have a retrospective on the BMW web series, The Hire, which was way ahead of its time. We also have some articles about a new Tom Hanks web series, the future ...

How To Make Interactive Videos With YouTube Annotations - [Creator Tip #21]

How To Make Interactive Videos With YouTube Annotations   [Creator Tip #21]

This week we answer a viewer's question about how to make your videos interactive with pop-up videos, subscription links, clickable videos and such. First, create your video with whatever text, image, or video clip you want to be clickable in your video. Then, after it's ...

YouTube Channel To Watch In 2012 - Explanation Videos From CGP Grey

YouTube Channel To Watch In 2012   Explanation Videos From CGP Grey

When Common Craft pivoted their business into a educational video subscription service, a bit of a void was left in the universe. You see, Common Craft made the absolute best "explanation videos" around--their "Twitter In Plain English" was featured on Twitter's home page for ages ...

The YouTube Creator Playbook Index: ReelSEO's In-depth Review

The YouTube Creator Playbook Index: ReelSEOs In depth Review

The YouTube Creator Playbook is an awesome guide to follow when making your videos.  Covering every section of it was enlightening and maddening all at once.  The Playbook offers great information, and then forgets that not everyone can do some of the things they suggest ...

This Is How To Launch A YouTube Channel - EastMidWestMusic Shows The Way

This Is How To Launch A YouTube Channel   EastMidWestMusic Shows The Way

Sometimes it takes months and months, maybe even years, for a new YouTube channel to build up its audience. Other times, however, it's clear that the creators have done their homework and kept their finger on the pulse of what's hot in online video. In ...

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