Last week, YouTube announced via their Twitter account (@TeamYouTube) that they will be making changes to the way the subscriber count for channels are publicly displayed from August 2019. They linked to a YouTube Help Community post that outlined the details. All public facing subscriber counts will be truncated to a uniform format: counts under … Continue reading YouTube Announces Changes to Subscriber Count Display
In the last 24 hours or so, creators on Youtube have reported that their ability to stream to Youtube via the Youtube app on iOS and Android have been blocked. A message has been coming up informing the creator that they now require 1000 subscribers to live stream via mobile. Interestingly, this is only for … Continue reading YouTube Limits Mobile Live Streaming to Channels over 1k Subscribers
In late January 2019, Youtube depreciated some of its auto posting functionality when it removed the ability to automatically post the link to your newly public video to Twitter, Google+ and other platforms. Creators were justifiably disappointed. Well do not fear, there is a way to replace the automatic functionality by utilising the online service … Continue reading Automate Posting Your Youtube Uploads with IFTTT
YouTube Community Guidelines Explained - Fake Engagement Policy In this video Youtube Community Guidelines Explained, Doug discusses the updated Community Guidelines regarding Fake Engagement - is sub for sub really dead? What does it mean for competitions and giveaways? Let's discuss! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLCq8mmhwy0 Fake Engagement Policy link: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/3399767
Recently I picked up the Jialong World Map Mouse Mat from Amazon. I was looking for something other than the hard surface on my desk to mouse and rest my arms on. The larger size appealed because it afforded ambidextrous mousing and gave my desk a chic look. I've now had the desk mat from … Continue reading Jialong World Map Mouse Mat – Review
No matter what the occasion, birthday, Christmas, some other commercially sanctioned day for gift-giving, or even Black Friday sales event, I've got some great all-round gift ideas for your favourite content creator - even if that person is you! I've created a companion video to walk through my evergreen picks for tech gifts that are … Continue reading Gift Guide for Your Favourite Content Creator (even if it’s you!)
So many YouTube creators are looking for legal-to-use sound effects and music from the internet. In today's video, Doug provides you with a comprehensive list of sites your can download sound effects for free or at low cost. Many of these sites will allow you to download sound effects pack free. Summary of the sites … Continue reading FREE Sources of Sound Effects for Your Videos!
Channel Art is always a challenge for new YouTubers and those without graphic design skills. In today's video, Doug will show you how to create a Youtube banner in Canva. There are many tutorials on how to make Youtube channel art. Doug would like to highlight the great online tool called Canva, which is also … Continue reading How to Create a Youtube Banner in Canva
In this quick YouTube tutorial, we will look at how you can check a song's YouTube use status using the Youtube Music Policy Tool. Using copyrighted music in videos can be a dicey pastime, so Youtube have provided their Music Policy tool to help navigate how songs are handled if used in your Youtube videos. … Continue reading YouTube Music Policy Tool
Do you edit on a Mac and looking for some killer transcription software? In today's video Doug will show you all about transcribing audio to text for subtitle, captions and show notes using SpeedScriber for MacOS.