Yeah, you might be over the age of 25 (or even 18) and wonder how PewDiePie did it. But there wasn't any magic to it. He makes videos every day that young people watch, 15-20 minutes a day. And believe me, YouTube's algorithm noticed. The Game Theorists' video illustrates this perfectly.
It was inevitable: PewDiePie glided past Smosh for the #1 most-subscribed YouTube channel. Meanwhile...PewDiePie's reign may be threatened by...YouTube? Will that even count? Anyway, video gamecasting is huge and it didn't need proof, but it's now at #1.
Pixability just did a report on the top 100 brands and how they use YouTube. These brands have a "YouTube Creator Playbook" mentality when it comes to publishing content, using the proper SEO, implementing strong social media practices, and more.
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.
How do you optimize your presence on YouTube? Here are a few tips and tricks that will get you going in the right direction. Great content requires great analytics so that you can uniquely position your videos in the right places at the right times.
Not really a big surprise, but some YouTube paid subscription channels are finding it tough getting subscribers. The obvious reason is that people don't want to pay the money, but there are numerous other factors in creating a successful channel that even free channels have to consider.
You no longer need a new Google account for every single YouTube channel you create. Now, you can use one Google account to create a new YouTube channel with either a new Google+ page or an existing Google+ page.
We talk to Rob Sandie at vidIQ about three simple practices that can help drive views. While good content is a great place to start, this is how you can position it to thrive. And there's all sorts of statistics to back it up. Boom.
YouTube's Capture App for iOS has had its second big features update since its release in December 2012. Creators with multiple YouTube channels can now upload to the channel of their choice and manage all channels from within the app itself. The upgrade also promises better uploading on iOS 5 devices.
Smosh hit 11 million subscribers over the weekend. And with a fast and furious subscriber rate, PewDiePie just hit 10 million. It's only a matter of time before this channel overtakes Smosh as the number one channel on YouTube.
YouTube and VEVO have agreed to a deal to keep the music network playing their videos on the site. After months of speculation as to where VEVO would end up, both parties agreed to keep their lucrative relationship alive, which is totally the right thing to do.
Mark Olsen of Mental Floss wrote a guest post on Shutterstock that gives five good things to consider when running your YouTube channel. Consideration for the audience is a prevalent theme through all of these tips, whether it's consistent scheduling or making good use of their time.
Vice's CEO Shane Smith talked to Google's Think Insights about video engagement. Video engagement is all about creating content for a community of people looking for entertainment directed at their interests. And that goes hand-in-hand with attracting advertisers who covet that audience.
If you're simply asking the viewers of your YouTube channel to come visit your Facebook page, or your Twitter, then your social media calls-to-action could use some improvement . Also, you might want to pay a little more attention to that avatar, buddy.
Yesterday was a hugely significant day for the LGBT community with the striking down of both Prop 8 and Section 3 of DOMA. We celebrate by guiding you through the best of the LGBT channels on YouTube right now.