Most new YouTubers overlook the power of Playlists to help their channel grow. It's a power feature provided by YouTube and many seem to overlook it's ability to help increase watch time and visibility of your channel. In this video tutorial, Doug shares how to create and update Playlists using the iOS apps, browser, and … Continue reading YouTube Playlists Video Tutorial
A lot of people who do YouTube have need for tools for artwork creation. Basics like Channel Art and video Thumbnails are a staple of any YouTuber. That extends to any content creator, regardless of social media platform, blog site or e-commerce site. A real nifty service is called Canva. Whatever your need, Canva … Continue reading Canva Online – Artwork Creation for the Masses
A lot of YouTube creators first starting out are running everything from their mobile devices. Whether a tablet or mobile phone, they are shooting, editing and managing their channels from their portable device. There are plenty of apps out there to help creators do just about everything on their devices - YouTube's Creator Studio app, … Continue reading Getting Your YouTube Profile Picture Updated via Your Mobile Device
A few months back, I created a video tutorial for cutting out people/objects using Photoshop Mix on iOS and Android. Whilst it was a good start, I did not cover all the features of the Cut-Out Tool in any great detail. This updated tutorial (below), will outline all the options so that you have better … Continue reading Background Removal using Photoshop Mix – Revisited!
Recently I got a new iPad. My old iPad, the Mini 2, was excellent, but my screen-strained eyes yearned for a larger view. As a result, I upgraded to the iPad 2017. My previous full-size iPad was the iPad 2, and was very clunky and heavy, which was the reason I downsized to the Mini … Continue reading How to Back-up & Restore Your iOS Devices Using iTunes
As all good tech channels do, I set out to film a tutorial on how to screen record in iOS 11. I wanted to highlight how we used to do it in iOS 10 and earlier, so I set-up my Mac to record as well. Little did I know, the process had a few quirks, … Continue reading iOS 11 Screen Recording – the Good, the Bad and the Plain Ugly!
Laying Out Your YouTube Channel Art - What Should Go Where? In the video below, we look at the recommended channel art specs, how the image is divided up and what should go where. Your #1 YouTube Channel Art primer! Summary: Full art dimensions: 2560 x 1440 px Desktop Max : 2560 x 423 px … Continue reading Laying Out YouTube Channel Art
EDIT: An updated tutorial is now available here. Ever wanted a super-simple way to remove the background from photos easily? Well I found a great, quick way using the mobile app PhotoShop Mix. In the video below, we use the app Photoshop Mix to remove the background from a photo so that we can use … Continue reading Background Removal Using Photoshop Mix
Most people nowadays have a set of social media accounts. These accounts have profile pictures or avatars that brand your account as your own. Instead of just posting a photo you took on your phone, you can brand all your social media accounts across the board by doing it yourself! Unless your in the graphic … Continue reading How to Create Your Social Media Profile Pictures in GIMP