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How to Become a Successful YouTube Vlogger: 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid [Creator's Tip #56]

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Vlogging has become a fairly saturated niche on YouTube and it can be quite difficult these days to stand out from the crowd and build a loyal audience as a YouTube Vlogger. Whether you are thinking about starting a vlog on YouTube or already have, there are ...

Frame Your Shots the Easy Way with SL Director's Digital Viewfinder App [Reel Rebel #19]

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For this week's Reel Rebel video production tip, in an effort to dispel the myth that holding your hands in an L-shape for a shot makes you look like a professional filmmaker, we discuss and review the merits of the SL Director's Viewfinder app.  This ...

Collaborative Video Creation, SmartTV YouTube Rentals, & Animated Epiphanies [Reel Web #56]

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On this week's Reel Web, we discuss the updated YouTube app that will soon be available on certain SmartTVs to allow for streaming movie rentals, a potential new way to engage your audience through collaborative video creation, and a quick mention of a new web series being ...

How to Develop Fresh Ideas for Creative Video Content [Creator's Tip #55]

On this week's Creator's Tip, Josh Rimer, a popular YouTube comedian and song parody producer (YouTube.com/JoshRimer), talks to us about how he developed his creative process and in particular, how he goes about coming up with fresh ideas for his video content on an ongoing basis. 4 Tips for ...

How to Improve Video Storytelling with L-Cut Transitions [Reel Rebel #18]

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In this edition of the Reel Rebel Stephen helps to add another dimension to your video by explaining what a basic L-cut (also known as a split edit transition) is and how to apply it.  In some cases, like interview footage, simple cuts or jump cuts can ...

YouTube Wishlist - Who Else Wants YouTube to Launch These New Features? [Reel Web #55]

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This week on the Reel Web, we once again give a quick update on some of the new features launched in the past week at YouTube.  We also discuss some recent chatter around whether or not video creators should jump ship from YouTube. Finally, we discuss several ...

How Very Pink Sold Their Very Niche Ideas with YouTube

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We recently got a chance to talk to Parker Severson and Stacy Perry of Very Pink. They make knitting instructional videos for YouTube, which leads viewers to their website, VeryPink.com, where interested viewers can go buy the patterns Stacy uses in the videos. The monetization ...

Best YouTube Resources on the Web [Creator's Tip #54]

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For this week’s Creator’s Tip episode, we talked with Megan O’Neill, video enthusiast and writer for SocialTimes, about why it’s important to keep up with all that happening in the fast moving world of online video as well as what sources she uses to stay ...

How to Manage Color Temperature Effectively to Produce Better Looking Video [Reel Rebel #17]

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On this week's Reel Rebel video production tutorial, Stephen Schweickart provides an overview of color temperature.  Understanding how to adjust and balance color that is captured from different lighting sources can ensure that you get the appropriate look for your shot and help minimize the ...

Custom YouTube Thumbs Finally Roll Out, Mood-Based Video Recommendations, & More [The Reel Web #54]

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This week on the Reel Web we look at the updates YouTube has made in the past week including the roll-out (finally) of custom thumbnails for all monetized users, some experimenting with mood-based video recommendations, their new politics destination channel and more.  Additionally, we cover ...

How to Vlog Like a Pro - Vlogging Tips from YouTube's NextUp Vlogger, Scooter Magruder [Creator's Tip #53]

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In this week's Creator's Tip episode we talk with Scooter Magruder, a winning Vlogger in this year's YouTube's NextUp Program & Contest. Scooter shares with us his advice, tips, and tricks as to how to build and develop an audience in YouTube for your vlog and how ...

How to Create Time-Lapse Videos: Fast Motion Video Editing Tutorial [Reel Rebel #16]

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This week on the Reel Rebel, Stephen Schweickart introduces a slightly more advanced video editing technique used to create time-lapse videos.  Essentially, time-lapse video editing is a technique that's often used to speed up a video clip and give the illusion of compressed time.  Stephen walks us ...

Secrets of Success from HuffPost Live and YouTube Stars [Reel Web #53]

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In this week's Reel Web, we discuss several exciting online video-related news items from the past week including; multiple updates at YouTube, new online video stats for July that show record online video viewing, the Huffington Post's launch of their daily "HuffPost Live" streaming show, ...

Balancing Time Between Real Life and (Reel Life) Video Creation [Creator's Tip #52]

On this week's Creator's Tip video, Arturo Trejo talks with us about his strategies for effectively balancing his time between every day responsibilities and family, with the time it takes to be a creator and edit his videos on a regular basis. Arturo Trejo, of ...

How to Plan for Optimal Outdoor Lighting: The Golden Hour Calculator Review [Reel Rebel #15]

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This week on Reel Rebel, Stephen Schweickart talks about and gives a brief review of the Golden Hour Calculator.  The Golden Hour Calculator is a cool and simple tool for videographers and photographers to use for planning video shoots at the optimal time in order to take advantage ...