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
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
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
You can add a plethora of social media links to your YouTube channel banner, but should you? Doug will show you how to add them, and answers the "should you?" in today's YouTube Quick Tip.