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How To Remove Black Bars on Existing YouTube Videos

On this week's Creator's Tip we show you how to add specific formatting tags to your YouTube videos to remove the window-boxing, or black bars around them, and how to make them either display in wide-screen or to remove the wide-screen aspect.
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BlackboxTV: Behind the Reel from YouTube to Hollywood [Interview]

BlackboxTV has carved out a very unique niche on YouTube with its horror and sci-fi content. It's now got a major horror movie in the works, and BlackboxTV founder Tony Valenzuela is our special guest on this week's "Behind the Reel".
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How to Force YouTube Closed Captions to Appear on Your Videos

In this week's Creator's Tip, we show you how to force closed captions to appear on your YouTube videos. This can be very handy for a number of reasons, particularly when you want to used closed captions in different languages for international web pages.
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CinemaSins: Behind the Reel with YouTube Masters of Sin [Interview]

CinemaSins have had phenomenal success on YouTube within the past 12 months, and they are our special guests on this week's "Behind the Reel". We talk to them about their love of movies, the creative process and what's really made a difference for them on YouTube.
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How to Find the Meta Tags for Any YouTube Video

On this week's Creator's Tip, we show you how to discover the hidden tags on any YouTube video. YouTube made tags private in 2012, but confirmed that they are still count as one of the ranking factors on the site. Confirming the tags used by others means you gain a little more insight into what makes their video rank.
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ROI vs. People: Video Marketing Advice for 2014

In this week's Creator's Tip, we discuss how ROI should be measured in more than views and subscribers. It's the connection we make with our audience and the ways we can enrich their lives that will sustain a great video marketing campaign in 2014.
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Lessons from 2013's Top Online Video Ads

On this week's ReelSEO Creator's Tip, we take a look back at some of our favourite video ads of the year and discuss the lessons we can learn from them. As video marketers, what takeaways are useful in determining what worked for a brand and for an audience?
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How To Test The Success Of Your Video Before You Publish It

In this week's Creator's Tip we let you into a little secret that may save you a lot of time, effort and money down the road. Testing your video content before uploading to the public is a fantastic way of getting the feedback you need to make that content perform as well as it can.
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How To Download YouTube Thumbnail Images

If you ever need to grab a thumbnail image from your own video (because you've lost, or don't have access to the original) or from someone else's video, we show two very quick ways to do that in this week's Creator's Tip.
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How-To Upload A YouTube Fan Finder Video

YouTube's Fan Finder feature allows creators to upload an ad or trailer for their channel, which YouTube will then promote via their TrueView system. On this week's Creator's Tip, we take you through the process of uploading the video so you can reach potential new subscribers.
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How-To Post A Website Link To Your YouTube Subscribers

Did you know that you can post a message with a link to your YouTube subscribers from within YouTube itself? This is a fantastic way of reaching out to your audience without having to create video content to do it. We show you how in this week's Creator's Tip.
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11 Key Features In YouTube's Google+ Comments Integration

In all the confusion surrounding the new YouTube comments system you may have missed some of the new features it brought along to users. In this week's Creator's Tip, we show you 11 shiny new things that came with the roll out and 2 things that have gone for good.
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Using Customer Service Videos To Build Loyalty And Goodwill

Video can be used almost anywhere in the customer life cycle but as part of a customer service strategy it can be absolutely invaluable in building solid relationships between a brand and their potential client base. We take a look at Nextiva, a company that's getting it right.