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Collaboration is working together to achieve a goal. It is a recursive process where two or more people or organizations work together to realize shared goals, (this is more than the intersection of common goals seen in co-operative ventures, but a deep, collective, determination to reach an identical objective) — for example, an intriguing endeavor that is creative in nature—by sharing knowledge, learning and building consensus. Most collaboration requires leadership, although the form o...

8 Simple Ways to Build & Grow Your YouTube Audience [Creator's Tip #63]

8 Simple Ways to Build & Grow Your YouTube Audience [Creators Tip #63]

Online video creators thrive when spending time developing new content ideas to entertain and grow their audiences.  After all, being creative is what drives creative people.  However, to be 'reel' successful, it's just as important for creators to focus their time and energy on building ...

How to Spike Video Views via Special Channel Events - A Look at Captain Sparklez’ Minecraft Style

How to Spike Video Views via Special Channel Events   A Look at Captain Sparklez’ Minecraft Style

When you look at certain YouTube channels, you'll see some healthy views here and there that number into the tens and hundreds of thousands.  You'll see a consistent amount of views across every video.  Every once in awhile, one will spike, and there's usually a ...

New Features Help Manage Global Online Video Campaigns with Multiple Teams in TubeMogul OneLoad

New Features Help Manage Global Online Video Campaigns with Multiple Teams in TubeMogul OneLoad

In Star Trek, on the Enterprise, you generally have a bridge full of officers, each with their own particular field of expertise and list of responsibilities. Not surprisingly, enterprise-level business is much the same way, with the board room and executive levels being much like ...

Silver Scorpion, Web Series Created By Disabled Youths, Coming Courtesy Of MTV

Silver Scorpion, Web Series Created By Disabled Youths, Coming Courtesy Of MTV

So here's an idea: 26 American and Syrian disabled youths got together at a Young Ability Summit in Damascus a year ago and created a comic book called "The Silver Scorpion," a superhero who lost his legs in an accident and bound to a wheelchair, ...

How to Connect with Key Video Influencers in a Social World [Creator's Tip #35]

How to Connect with Key Video Influencers in a Social World  [Creators Tip #35]

This week we talk about how to seed your videos to influencers in your niche. How do you get people who have an audience notice your content and help you spread the word about it? We talk about how to initiate contact, build relationships with ...

Epic YouTube Rap Battles: Mario Bros. Vs. Wright Bros. Features Rhett & Link

Epic YouTube Rap Battles: Mario Bros. Vs. Wright Bros. Features Rhett & Link

Epic Rap Battles is the other "epic" channel on YouTube that has built a huge audience and has a ton of videos that have eclipsed 10 million views or more.  It's an idea as simple as can be: find two figures from history, real or ...

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 ...

Relationship Video Marketing With Blogworld CEO Rick Calvert

Relationship Video Marketing With Blogworld CEO Rick Calvert

I interviewed Blogworld's CEO and Co-Founder Rick Calvert at their Los Angeles conference earlier this month. Rick and I discussed some of the big trends with online video in the publishing and marketing space, which I've labeled as the "Big C's:" Context, Collaboration, Consistency, and ...

YouTube Documentary Life In A Day On YouTube For Free

YouTube Documentary Life In A Day On YouTube For Free

I've written quite a lot about Life In A Day over the course of the past year. If you're somehow not familiar with it by name, Life In A Day is the documentary shot by YouTube users, directed and edited by Kevin MacDonald, and produced ...

Using Cross-Promotions & YouTube Video Collaborations to Increase Viewers: The YouTube Creator Playbook

Using Cross Promotions & YouTube Video Collaborations to Increase Viewers: The YouTube Creator Playbook

A prevalent theme of the YouTube Creator Playbook touches on the social aspect of the site.  In previous sections, the playbook says that you need to encourage people to like, favorite, and comment on your videos in addition to using Facebook, Twitter, and other blogs ...

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