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8 Simple Ways to Build & Grow Your YouTube Audience [Creator's Tip #63]

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Online video creators thrive when spending time developing new content ideas to entertain and grow their audiences.  After all, being creative is what drives creative people.  However, to be 'reel' successful, it's just as important for creators to focus their time and energy on building ...

Cinemek Storyboard Composer: Mobile Storyboarding iPad App Review [ReelRebel #26]

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One of the most important aspects of pre-production is to create a storyboard.  While having a script perfected is important, it is just as important to have a storyboard before you start shooting so you don't miss any essential shots.  This will prevent you from ...

How To Outrank the Competition in YouTube Search [Reel Web #63]

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Over the past couple of weeks, there have been a ton of changes at YouTube including a major change to their search algorithm, new annotations functionality, testing of a completely overhauled site design, and a lot of other stuff.  In this week's ReelWeb, we take ...

10 Tips: How to Book Celebrity Guests for Video Interviews [Creator's Tip #62]

Having guest appearances from time to time in your videos is a great way to add unique content to your channel and introduce your existing audience to new ideas and concepts.  Special Guests can provide expertise that you may not have and/or content that you ...

How to Use Cross Dissolve Transitions Effectively in Video Editing [Reel Rebel #25]

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A cross-dissolve transition is a great transitional editing technique that basically represents the passage of time.  While fast motion is also a great technique to show time passing, cross dissolves are much more common and easier to do.  Learning to do the technique is simple—don't ...

4 Ways to Evaluate Your Performance Beyond Video Views [Creator's Tip #61]

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There are a couple of ways that you can gauge how effective and successful your online video content really is.  A lot of people focus on video views for that (we've debated the value in views before), but that may not be the best way ...

The Importance of the Match Cut in Video Editing [Reel Rebel #24]

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This week on Reel Rebel, we discuss another important film editing technique that's important to understand when shooting for the edit, called a match cut.  When we talk about shooting for the edit, we're talking about the need to plan your shots in advance, keeping ...

Does YouTube Care About Amateur Creators Anymore? [Reel Web #61]

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While YouTube is still the most popular destination for amateur and user-generated video content, it's clear that times have changed and the online video space has evolved. There's no doubt that YouTube has made a clear and calculated shift towards focusing on more professional grade ...

How to Become a Successful, New Media Rockstar [Creator's Tip #60]

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This week we had the opportunity to speak with Benny Luo, CEO and co-founder of the website, NewMediaRockstars. The site follows all things new media entertainment related and includes great interviews by popular and up-and-coming YouTube personalities.  In this Creator's Tip video, Benny shares with us ...

The Importance of Eyeline Matching for Smooth Video Storytelling: Shooting for the Edit [Reel Rebel #23]

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Before planning any video shoot, it's important to have a good understanding of how the footage is going to be edited as this can make a big difference in how you approach the shoot.  There's a big difference between shooting and then editing versus shooting for the ...

YouTube Updates: EDU Playbook, Merchant Annotations, InVideo Promotions, Content ID & More [Reel Web #60]

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On this week's Reel Web episode, we take a deeper look into several web video marketing related updates from the past week including updates to YouTube's Content ID program and copyright violation appeals process, new branding and promotional in-player functionalities via YouTube's new InVideo Programming, ...

How to Build a YouTube Creator Network in Your Niche [Creator's Tip #59]

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As we all know, YouTube has become much more than just a website to merely consume video content.  It's the second largest social site with a huge, valuable community of creators, viewers, lurkers, and everyone in-between. Youtube networks have been popping up left and right ...

Best Budget DSLR for Video? Canon EOS Rebel T4i (650D) DSLR Product Review [Reel Rebel #22]

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For this episode of Reel Rebel, Stephen Schweickart provides a brief video product review of the new Canon Rebel T4i digital SLR (DSLR) camera, also known internationally as the Canon EOS 650D.  With the improvements Canon has made from previous models like the Rebel T3i, ...

How to Download Your Entire YouTube Channel Library in Original Uploaded Format [Reel Web #59]

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This week on the Reel Web, we'll show you a new feature that Google launched which allows you to download all of your original source video files that were uploaded to your YouTube channel.  Additionally we cover a few new linking options for YouTube annotations, ...

How to Shoot Video with a Pure White Screen Background [Reel Rebel #21]

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If you've been watching our weekly video tips series, you've probably noticed that we often choose to shoot against a solid white screen background.  Shooting against a solid black or white background is a popular choice for web videos as it helps create an intimate ...