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YouTube Debuts Partner Rewards: Golden Play Button & Prizes Up for Grabs

YouTube Debuts Partner Rewards: Golden Play Button & Prizes Up for Grabs

As promised during the recent VidCon, YouTube has announced the Partner Rewards program.  Partners with 1 million subscribers will be receiving a nifty trophy: a plaque with a golden play button on it so it can be hung for all to see.  Also, they get …

Online Video Viewers Stable, Average Video Length Up, Average Minutes Down in June

Online Video Viewers Stable, Average Video Length Up, Average Minutes Down in June

As the summer heat beats down upon us it seems that it's driven a lot of us indoors and into the cool embrace of online video. Over 180 million Americans tuned int to see 33 billion "videos" last month (June 2012) and a new record …

Why YouTube Marketplace May Frustrate Everyone and Tons of YouTube Updates [Reel Web #47]

Why YouTube Marketplace May Frustrate Everyone and Tons of YouTube Updates [Reel Web #47]

On today's Reel Web we talk about the new YouTube Marketplace and what that might mean for creators and brands, and how you might be able to get a piece of that $200 million worth of marketing budget.  We also talk about YouTube's search for …

Custom YouTube Thumbnails for All, Rewards, and More HUGE Features Coming to YouTube [Reel Web #46]

Custom YouTube Thumbnails for All, Rewards, and More HUGE Features Coming to YouTube [Reel Web #46]

This week on Reel Web, we take a look at a lot of real exciting changes and updates coming to YouTube, many of which were announced only at Vidcon last week.  We have been talking to a lot of YouTube people and we sat in on some …

How Does YouTube’s New Video Creation Marketplace Work? Our Interview with YouTube

How Does YouTubes New Video Creation Marketplace Work? Our Interview with YouTube

Last week at VidCon, YouTube introduced Video Creation Marketplace, which allows brands to pick established YouTube stars and use them to create or star in ad campaigns.  It will open up later in the summer.  It's a platform by which certain YouTube partners can be …

How To Officially Link A Web Domain To Your YouTube Partner Channel

How To Officially Link A Web Domain To Your YouTube Partner Channel

Earlier this week on our weekly Reel Web video, Tim mentioned how YouTube's new Partner Product Bulletin announced the ability to link your website to your channel.  It said:  You now have the ability to officially link to a web domain to your Channel through …

YouTube’s Product Bulletin Reveals Interesting Feature for SEO, But What is IRDB? [Reel Web #45]

On this week's Reel Web we look at additional changes and updates YouTube has posted on their Partner Product Bulletin including linking to domains, your avatar positioning, default upload settings, and YouTube's involvement on Pinterest.  In addition, we discuss Neilsen Ratings interest in monitoring your …

Online Video Viewing Dips Slightly, Average Length Up Again in May

Online Video Viewing Dips Slightly, Average Length Up Again in May

It's time once again for comScore's monthly estimates of the online video viewing numbers. I say estimates because, as we all know, they have a particularly quirky way of counting up videos and views in general. I guess the major milestone this past month was …

YouTube Ponders Solution to Partner Discoverability Concerns, Video Ad Dollars Rise, and More… [Reel Web #43]

YouTube Ponders Solution to Partner Discoverability Concerns, Video Ad Dollars Rise, and More... [Reel Web #43]

This week on The Reel Web we're going to be cover a few online video industry news items from the past week including more research that shows an increase in advertiser/marketer spending towards online video. We'll also be taking a look at a recent YouTube …

Jakatak69, Cooking With Jack, is YouTube’s On The Rise Winner for May: Here’s Why

Jakatak69, Cooking With Jack, is YouTubes On The Rise Winner for May: Heres Why

Could there be anything more popular on YouTube than how-to videos, especially cooking?  YouTube's On The Rise winner for May is Jakatak69, and his Cooking With Jack channel features over 200 videos and over 7 million views with nearly 30,000 subscribers.  So it looks like …

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