A few "short" weeks ago, a strange option started showing up in creator's video settings. A small section that was titled "Shorts Permissions". The short paragraph explanation was finished off with a bold, already checked check box that clearly stated "Allow people to sample this content". Well the mysterious appearance of this on creator's video … Continue reading YouTube Shorts Permissions – What It Is and Why YouTube Dropped the Ball
The Elgato Stream Deck has been the go-to control interface for streamers for a few years now. Typical uses include running your streaming software, sound effects, controlling your Elgato Lights and many other integrations with platforms and third party add-ons. The streamer has had the ability to drop customised chat messages directly to their live … Continue reading Use Your Elgato Stream Desk to Moderate Live Streams!
YouTube Shorts logo Since the latter part of 2020, YouTube have been pushing a new type of content on their platform called Shorts. Shorts are meant to be a competitor to the hugely popular Tik Tok platform that has been taking the world by storm in the last year or two. Other platforms are also … Continue reading How to Upload YouTube Shorts – Early 2021 Edition
Over the last couple of months I have published a LOT of videos based around the Streamlabs mobile app for live streaming, or as it's currently known, Streamlabs: Live Streaming App. This was not primarily out of choice - the app's recent updates have caused a stir amongst creators, particularly on the iOS side of … Continue reading Streamlabs Mobile App Saga
Over the last few weeks, YouTube have been rolling out a new menu in creator's Studio dashboard. This menu item called Customization combines all the channel layout features into one central location. I was fortunate to be one of the earliest channels to receive the update as it rolled out over a 2 week period. … Continue reading YouTube Studio Updated With Channel Customization Menu
Very recently, YouTube have rolled out a new feature to creators to enhance their viewer's experience on YouTube in navigating videos - Chapters. Chapters are, as the name implies, sections of your video divided into topics, points, or other logical separation of thoughts within a piece of content. Chapters appear as clickable elements as you … Continue reading YouTube Chapters – Your Quick-Start Primer
This one is for all you YouTubers out there! Ever wanted to schedule your live stream in advance from your YouTube dashboard on your main computer, but plan to stream when out and about on your mobile? Well you CAN! In this video, I show you how step by step. This is what you're going … Continue reading Schedule On Desktop, Go Live on Mobile!
In the ever inevitable march towards the new YouTube Studio becoming the one and only creator tool, YouTube have recently released a fresh End Screen editor for Studio. In the video below, I walk through the new layout and show how easy it is to add videos, playlists, links and subscribe icons to your video's … Continue reading YouTube’s New End Screen Editor – Tutorial
In a recent Twitter discussion, Tom Leung, Director of Product Management at YouTube shared some insights into possible upcoming features for YouTube Studio. One is imminent, and the other is some ways off. Tom Leung Firstly, just around the corner is the ability to bulk upload, a feature that was in Studio Classic, but not … Continue reading Creator Insider Tom Leung Hints at New Features Coming to Studio
The modern smartphone is a wonderful device. It's not just about the communications and content consumption, its also a pocket content creation machine! Smartphone cameras have come such a long way potato-like cameras on the early smartphones, including the original iPhone. The modern smartphones are equipped with not just a front and back facing camera, … Continue reading Record Multiple Cameras At Once on Your iPhone!