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
As we entered into 2020, there has been a sizeable up-tick in reports of channels that have been hacked, taken over by undesirables, wreaking havoc over someone's pride and joy. YouTube has been hard pressed to help these creators due to the volume of cases and being under resourced. There have been reports that it … Continue reading Don’t Lose Your YouTube Channel!
Earlier this week, YouTube released a video for all creators on the platform instructing them to now flag their content as "made for kids" or "not made for kids" in response the changes to be compliant with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). This video, subsequent documentation and the resulting discussion, videos, etc. have … Continue reading YouTube Roll Out COPPA Compliance Requirements to All Creators
Recently, YouTube released a new beta for their upload flow, as part of the continuing roll-out of their Studio Beta product. In short, its an updated UI that encapsulates the upload process into 3 tabs. In the video below, I walk through the process as I take my first "look" at the new feature. https://youtu.be/BjaHaL0SI-8
Are you a YouTuber that regularly live streams with multiple guests using the Google Hangouts on Air feature? You may have noticed that as of August 1st, that feature disappeared. Don't know what to do? Well, I've got you covered! I recently did a run-down of some Google Hangouts on Air replacement options, the details … Continue reading Google Hangouts On Air Gone!
Just yesterday, YouTube announced via their Team YouTube channel and Twitter account that they are rolling out a new analytic card in their YT Studio for the creator's subscriber bell notifications. The new card can be found in a channels' Analytic menu under the Build an Audience tab. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TqM-LH46voE In this video, I cover the … Continue reading YouTube Rolls Out New Subscriber Bell Analytic
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