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How YouTube Develops and Designs New Site Features through Experimentation [Reel Web #64]

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This week on the Reel Web, we share some insight from YouTube regarding how they go about testing and experimenting with new site designs and features.  We also talk a bit about YouTube's original channel initiative and their recent decision to re-invest in some channels ...

Tutorial: How-to Create a Custom End Slate for Your YouTube Videos [Creators Tip #64]

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Creating a custom, interactive end slate (A.K.A. tail slate, outro, end screen) for the end of your YouTube videos is something that I recommend in all of my talks and to all my clients looking for best practices in YouTube marketing.  They offer a great way to ...

How Chill.com is Taking Video Sharing to the Next Level via Social Video Discovery & Curation

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Earlier this year at Vidcon I had the pleasure of chilling with Marc Hustvedt, Head of Strategic Partnerships for Chill.com, a "social video discovery" platform.  The video curation site was launched because the team at Chill saw a video discovery paradigm that wasn't quite performing ...

How to Create the Split Screen Effect in Video Editing [Reel Rebel #27]

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The split screen effect, also known as picture in picture or video overlaying, is the concept of showing two video streams simultaneously (traditionally side-by-side) in a given sequence.  There are several instances in which you may want to use a split screen effect editing technique ...

Reviewing YouTube's Experimental UI Design and New Video Upload Features [Reel Web #64]

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YouTube is at it once again with multiple updates and changes in recent weeks. On this week's Reel Web weekly video news episode, we review several major changes that YouTube has made to the video upload process in the past week or so that you should ...

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 ...