Getting your channel to rank in search just requires a little bit of common sense, and avoiding trickery of any kind. For instance, writing a good channel description means finding the words you want to rank for, but putting those words into relevant sentences that tell newcomers about your channel. We'll discuss that and more in this week's Creator's Tip.
Sick of the same old YouTube videos and channels getting recommended when you go to YouTube? Well, that's the beauty of using an open source browser like Firefox or Chrome, there are people out there who think like you do and work to make annoying YouTubers a thing of the past.
After we talked about what we'd like YouTube to do for uploaders and viewers, now it's the advertisers' turn. What would they really want out of the YouTube experience if they could make wishes and get it to happen? Consider this Part 3 of The YouTube Wish List, in which we rub our magic lamps and hope the genie has YouTube skills.
No wait, there's more! In Part 2 of the YouTube Wish List, we talk about how nice it would be to interact with your commenters better than just the comments section. And more people getting a chance to use that YouTube Live Stream would be awesome, too.
John Green talks about the various funding for things like YouTube channels and discusses the various problems with all of them, and perhaps coming up with a solution, at least an alternative to the ads vs. paywall argument.
The new channel design is set to be up by the end of the day. And today is March 7, so be on the lookout for these changes in the next few hours. The new channel design will offer a consistent look over all devices and a few more neat features.
YouTube is rolling out the new channel design called One Channel. And it looks like all the partners and businesses of the world now have access to it after the initial test for a few partners in the past month. The new channel design promises a consistent look across all devices, plus a few more bells and whistles.
Our interview with Ben and Rafi Fine, best known as The Fine Brothers, sheds light on the transmedia experience, "workaholism," and the unique experience of their MyMusic show, which gets so deep into faux-reality, they sometimes need an Inception-style kick to get back into the real world.
Sometimes, a content creator has no idea what they need to do after the video is finished and uploaded. A ton of work has to be done to ensure that it will be seen. How do brands do that? VidIQ is a service that does all that hard work for brands, so that they can rest easy that their video's visibility has been optimized.
Today, many, many YouTubers noticed that they couldn't edit anything on their channel. Could the new channel design be right around the corner for all users? Seems like that's what's happening. And the new changes will be met with the usual please, please, please don't change this! But you don't have much chance of getting this turned around anytime soon.