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Creators Tip 109 - How to download a backup of your YouTube channel

How To Backup your Entire YouTube Channel

Losing your collection of video files because of a hard drive or other technical failure can be devastating but luckily, if you've uploaded any of that content to YouTube in the past, then it's very easy to retrieve. Just follow the simple instructions in this week's Creators Tip!
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YouTube Now Testing Chromecast HDMI Support For Embedded Video Content

YouTube has confirmed that they are currently testing the ability to watch videos on the Chromecast HDMI dongle that are embedded on third party sites outside of YouTube. Support for such a feature would mean videos curated on other sites, such as blogs, would be just as accessible for viewers.
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Adobe to Add 150 New Features to CC Video Apps

The suite of video applications inside Adobe's Creative Cloud will soon have another round of interesting new features being added. With the announcement center...
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The Video Metrics That Matter. Hint: It's Not Views [Panel Discussion]

The final panel of the ReelSEO Video Marketing Summit was "Video Metrics that Matter and Tools I Wish I’d Created." There are some really cool tools out there for brands to really interact with their community. That is, if they decide to do YouTube the right way.
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Just the Facts, Ma’am, About MixBit, Instagram and Vine

Some short and sweet facts about the extremely short-form video applications Vine, Instagram, and Mixbit. Who uses these apps, and what kind of content is thriving under these limitations? In all honesty, it's going to take awhile to figure out the "clear winner" of the three.
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YouTube Founders Introduce Mixbit to Compete with Vine and Instagram

Another social video app has arrived to compete with Vine and Instagram video: Mixbit, created by YouTube co-founders Steve Chen and Chad Hurley. Announced way back on April 1, this could have been taken as an April Fools joke, but it is now a reality.
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ZeFrank's Channel, As Dissected by vidIQ

We got to meet vidIQ's Rob Sandie and much of his team at the ReelSEO Video Marketing Summit and at VidCon. Sandie gave us a look at vidIQ's service, which measures your social engagement, tells you the best way to write a description, and all sorts of stats to sift through to make your video launches better.
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Review of Go!Animate, Web-Based Animation for the Budget-Conscious

A review of the Go!Animate service, which allows you to create animated videos using your internet connection at a fraction of the cost it would take to hire an animator. An easy-to-use application, does Go!Animate have what it takes?