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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...

The Ten YouTube Commandments

The Ten YouTube Commandments

What are some of the steps to follow when trying to make it on YouTube? What things should you always have in mind when you’re giving video a try? Follow these ten commandments to achieve YouTube success.

YouTube to Have Star-Studded ‘Comedy Week’ in May

YouTube to Have Star Studded Comedy Week in May

YouTube is going to have a good ol’ fashioned Comedy Week starting May 19. There will be all kinds of celebrities, Hollywood and YouTube alike, doing live performances, stand-up, pranks, collaborations, musical performances, and more.

Schmooze Optimization 2: The Search for More B2B Video Success

Schmooze Optimization 2: The Search for More B2B Video Success

Tom Sawyer said it takes a lot of friends to whitewash a fence. Hillary Rodham Clinton says it takes a village to teach a child. And YouTube is saying it takes a genuine community to build a channel.  But, if you’re a B2B marketer, then …

Collaborations Rule: Walk Off the Earth and KRNFX Cover Taylor Swift

Collaborations Rule: Walk Off the Earth and KRNFX Cover Taylor Swift

Last year, Walk Off the Earth came out with a video on January 5 that would become a YouTube sensation, a cover of Gotye's "Somebody That I Used to Know."  It had 5 members of the band all playing one guitar, and it would go …

NextUp at YouTube, Shows Takeoff to New Destinations, & More… [Reel Web #69]

NextUp at YouTube, Shows Takeoff to New Destinations, & More... [Reel Web #69]

In this week's Reel Web, we take a look at several online video related news items including: new mobile video apps released for Vimeo and YouTube, details about YouTube's newest NextUp competition program and its focus on collaboration, the pros vs. cons of using YouTube …

YouTube Re-Launches NextUp Competition in US: YouTube Focuses on Collaboration

YouTube Re Launches NextUp Competition in US: YouTube Focuses on Collaboration

If there is another focus in the upcoming year for YouTube, it appears to be collaboration between two or more channels.  Tucked into a chapter of the YouTube Creator Playbook as a good idea for building an audience, collaboration has also come up recently as …

Should You Join a YouTube Network? The Pros and Cons of YouTube Partner Networks [Reel Web #67]

Should You Join a YouTube Network? The Pros and Cons of YouTube Partner Networks [Reel Web #67]

On this week's Reel Web, we cover several online video related news items from the past week including the new YouTube studio space just opened in Los Angeles, updates to VYou's video Q&A platform, and more.  We also spend some time addressing a common question …

YouTube Opens Production Studio Space in Los Angeles for Creators

YouTube Opens Production Studio Space in Los Angeles for Creators

Back in July, YouTube opened up a creator space in London.  What the space offers is a place where creators can collaborate with other partners, learn new things, have access to high-quality equipment and studios.  Today, they are announcing a new space in Los Angeles, …

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 …

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