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Philip DeFranco Drops Bombshell On Reddit – Some YouTubers Make Six Figures A Month!

Philip DeFranco Drops Bombshell On Reddit   Some YouTubers Make Six Figures A Month!

The Internet has seen its fair share of articles speculating on the profits of the top YouTube users. We wrote about ABC's estimates on how much money was being made. TubeMogul had come out just a few months earlier with their own guesses at what …

No Camera? No Problem! YouTube Integrates Animation Software for Filmmakers

No Camera? No Problem! YouTube Integrates Animation Software for Filmmakers

Have you been wanting to jump into the online video marketplace but lack some of the necessary equipment? Do you have a great script but no camera? Well, then this is your lucky day. YouTube has just announced YouTube Create, a platform where you can …

Maybe YouTube Shows Partners Too Much Love?

Maybe YouTube Shows Partners Too Much Love?

YouTube yesterday announced a new initiative aimed at giving a handful of select up-and-coming partner channels an extra boost. It's called YouTube NextUp, and is part of the overall YouTube Next initiative–their new partner-growth division staffed mostly by employees of the recently-acquired Next New Networks. …

How Microsoft Uses Video to Increase Employee Productivity

How Microsoft Uses Video to Increase Employee Productivity

Did you know that Microsoft has their own YouTube? No, I don't mean Bing Videos. I mean Academy Mobile. Never heard of it? Me neither, until I read this piece yesterday at Ragan.com. Academy Mobile is just like YouTube–users can upload videos, rate videos, comment …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

I wrote yesterday about the discovery problem with online video.  There's so much video being uploaded at such a rapid pace that it's literally impossible for every video to have an even chance to be found. The average viewer has neither the time nor the …

Best Viral Video Ad Campaign: High-Speed Cute Animal Videos

Best Viral Video Ad Campaign: High Speed Cute Animal Videos

I think TPS Film Studio has been reading my weekly viral video round up articles–you know… the ones where I show you the week's best viral hits and then attempt to break down why each video was successful? In a new campaign, the company is …

Hear This: Sound Advice for Better Quality Video Interviews

Hear This: Sound Advice for Better Quality Video Interviews

Unless you have your own Hollywood style crew with technicians for every specialty- camera, lighting, sound, script, makeup, grip etc…, you're more likely to be doing everything yourself on a shoestring budget. Have you ever gotten a great looking interview that shocked you with how mediocre …

5 Tips To Help Interview Subjects Feel More Comfortable On Camera – Overcome The Fear of Video – Part 2

5 Tips To Help Interview Subjects Feel More Comfortable On Camera   Overcome The Fear of Video – Part 2

One of the biggest obstacles with web video interviews is that many people are afraid of being interviewed on camera. I interviewed video production expert Izzy Hyman and asked him to share some professional tips on how to help subjects on the other side of …

How To Overcome The Fear of Being Interviewed On Camera – Part 1

How To Overcome The Fear of Being Interviewed On Camera   Part 1

One of the biggest obstacles in getting businesses to do web video is that a lot of people are afraid of being recorded and interviewed on camera. In my interview with video production expert Steve Garfield, he shares some professional tips on how to best …

Web Video Production Advice for Aspiring Filmmakers – Interview With Demand Media

Web Video Production Advice for Aspiring Filmmakers   Interview With Demand Media

We caught up with Jay Holzer a few weeks back and he was gracious enough to chat with us for a bit about online video.  He is the Senior Director of Video Production at Demand Media, the publisher of websites like eHow, Cracked, LiveStrong, and …

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