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How To Let Viewers Choose an Ending to Your Interactive Video [Creator's Tip #80]

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Here's how you can guide your viewers through a choose-your-own-adventure type of experience using interactive annotations that link to multiple videos. Just like stand-alone videos, however, your content must be compelling for it to work.

How to Increase Watch Time in YouTube with Skip Annotations & Chapter Markers [Creator's Tip #79]

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Chapter markers can enhance your video's engagement by giving the viewers choices to find the content they need without having to scrub through the whole video looking for it. This is especially useful when it comes to long-form content like a Google Hangout or a speech/lecture video. Learn how to create YouTube skip annotations that work as chapter markers so as to keep your viewers engaged and increase your videos' watch time.

Debunking YouTube Demographics Myths [Creator's Tip #78]

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There are some people who think that YouTube is just for the kids. But the stats don't lie. YouTube reaches 48% of all senior citizens on the web, and reaches over 50% of everyone else. Time to debunk the myth.

How to Create YouTube Thumbnails that Attract Viewers [Creator's Tip #77]

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When creating a video thumbnail, do you create something that you would actually click yourself? How do you create custom thumbnails that cut through the clutter and entice the viewer to want to see more? This week's Creator's tip tutorial will show you 5 tips for creating thumbnails that attract viewers.

How to Get YouTube Subscribe Buttons for Your Website [Creators Tip #76]

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In the past we've talked about the idea of having a separate video website for your YouTube content, benefits and drawbacks of having a video website on your own versus as a YouTube channel, and ways you can use the two to work together.  Along ...

HOW TO: Use Annotations to Increase YouTube Views, Rankings, and More [Creator's Tip #74]

On this week's Creator's Tip, we collaborated with Matt Ballek of VidiSEO to share with you some of the top reasons why you should be utilizing annotations regularly in your videos and to show you several tips and tricks to use YouTube's annotations effectively to increase video views, subscribers, and rankings.

How to Diversify Your YouTube Income and Create Products for Your Audience [Creator's Tip # 73]

Most YouTube creators rely on Adsense as their primary source of income from their videos, but you can earn a lot more money from your YouTube audience by developing a product to sell to them. Often this is an information product of some sort and ...

The Berklee College of Music YouTube Marketing Story

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Berkleemusic is an online music school that is part of the Berklee College of Music.  Hailing from Boston, their online college been around for 10 years or so, and they are the world's largest online music school, teaching 30,000 students in over 130 countries.  They ...

10 Lessons Learned from 2012's Most-Popular Videos

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Being that it is the first week of the new year, I thought it would be worthwhile for us to take a moment and reflect upon some of the lessons learned in 2012. So, for today's Creator's tip episode, I spent some time reviewing the top ...

An Inside Look at YouTube Multi-Channel Networks & How They Work [Creator's Tip #71]

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Throughout the past year, we've witnessed the rapid rise of online video studios and multi-channel Youtube networks. Companies that were relatively unknown just a few years ago have become established as major video programming brands with thousands of network channel partners and billions of cumulative ...

Hands-on Review of YouTube's Capture App Features, Benefits and Limitations [Creator's Tip #70]

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As you should be aware, YouTube released a brand new, free iOS app this past week called YouTube Capture.  Essentially, Capture is an app that works outside of using Apple's own Camera app for the purposes of shooting videos, basic editing, and uploading and sharing ...

Tutorial: How to Create the Old Film Look Effect for Video [ReelRebel #31]

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When you are editing, you’re usually told to use effects sparingly since a little usually goes along way and you don’t want to overdo it.  Sometimes, however, you want a look that is not quite as subtle.  If this is the case, one option might ...

WeVideo's New Cloud-Based Editor is So Simple, Even a Marketer Can Edit Video

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While we were at Streaming Media West last month, we took some time to catch up with WeVideo, the amazingly cool cloud-based video editing people, and found out details about some very neat new features that they've just recently launched as part of their new ...

YouTube Capture, Custom Social Notifications, NextUp Contest, & More... [The Reel Web #70]

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Today's Reel Web episode is focused entirely on YouTube news and updates from the past week.  While we certainly love the fact that YouTube is rapidly evolving, it sure would be nice if they'd take a week off so that we could digest all that's ...

Rhino Slider Review - Affordable DSLR Camera Slider for Cinematic Video [Reel Rebel #32]

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On this week's Reel Rebel episode we share another common filmmaking technique that's often used by professionals to capture smooth, cinematic looking shots - through the use of a camera slider.  Professional camera slider systems can be quite pricey and until recently, affordable systems were ...