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Are You Misleading Viewers? How-to Best Disclose Sponsored Videos & Why

It's a fact that many online video creators are still not disclosing sponsorships they received for some of their video content, and that's totally against current FTC guidelines. In this week's How To's Day, we discuss how you can properly disclose your paid endorsements, and why you need to.
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Top 9 Tax Deduction Opportunities for U.S. YouTubers

If you are making a living from YouTube, then you should be paying taxes on your earnings. But like any business, there are expenses that you may be able to claim back if they have been incurred in the course of your YouTube activities.
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How-to Block Spam Comments on YouTube and Hide the Trolls For Good

Spam comments are nothing new on YouTube, but if a video has gone viral on Reddit, a very unique set of trolls will try to dominate the comments, making the experience very confusing for viewers. But there's a fantastic way of dealing with these annoying, if entertaining, Reddit spammers.
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Starting a New YouTube Series? 10 Ways to Make Sure You Win

Welcome to the first in our new video tips and advice series - How To's Day! And what better topic to cover than best practices for starting a new web show on YouTube. Planning for success can really help you define your strategy from the outset.
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Changes at ReelSEO - Goodbye Creator's Tip, Hello How-To's Days

There are some exciting changes coming to the ReelSEO website and YouTube channel. We're introducing a brand new online video tips and advice series which will benefit creators, video marketers, and anyone passionate about succeeding in online video.
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The Introverted Video Marketer's Guide to Appearing on Camera

If you have an introverted personality, or are just very shy, appearing in front of a video camera can be a daunting prospect. But don't worry, we have 5 very valuable tips that should make your life on film that little bit easier.
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360 Degree Video on YouTube: Marketing Tips and Ideas

YouTube is introducing support for 360 degree videos, but how can brands, marketers, and video creators take advantage of this new feature on the site? In this week's Creator's Tip, we discuss using 360 degree footage in your video marketing strategy.
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Where NOT to Place Annotations on YouTube Videos

Annotations are a fantastic feature for any YouTube creator as they can be used to guide the viewer to watch other channel content, visit an associated website, or to give extra information about a topic. But the placement of your annotation can drastically impact its success rate, so we show you what to avoid on this week's How-To's Day.
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FREE Master YouTube Annotations Training Course from ReelSEO!

YouTube's video annotations really are one of the most effective video SEO tools available. We have put together the best in-depth training course to show you how to use annotations to increase subscribers, build engagement, and even link off-site to your own website or merchant or crowd-funding account.
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Thank You, Highlights, and Happy Holidays from ReelSEO!

It's been a very exciting year for online video, and we take a look back at some of the highlights of 2014. We'd also say a big thank you to all of our readers, contributors, sponsors, advertisers, and to the industry professionals who have made 2014 a great year for ReelSEO.
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How-to Record Google Hangouts Video

Google Hangouts are a great way to record a video interview with multiple participants. You can record in private and then publish straight to your YouTube channel within the hour. We show you how, in this week's Creator's Tip.
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How Brands Can Get the Best Return on YouTube Collaborations

Many brands are turning to influential YouTube creators to collaborate on marketing and advertising video content. We share some advice, and 4 great tips, on how brands can best work with these creators on brand endorsement deals.
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9 How-to Tips For Creating the Best Video Interview

Interview videos make for very valuable content for video marketing and promotion. We have conducted a lot of video interviews here on ReelSEO, and picked up many tips along the way. We share 9 of those best practices with you on this week's Creator's Tip