New Features for Official Artist Channels: Artist Center

If you have an Official Artist Channel on YouTube, there are some cool new features available in your Creator Studio. These features are part of a brand new section in your account called Artist Center and include the ability to submit press kit materials, monitor sales of concert ticket via links on YouTube, and more. Continue reading for more details.

YouTube Giving: Charitable Giving on YouTube

YouTube has announced YouTube Giving, a new suite of tools to encourage more charity on the platform. These new tools include Fundraisers (beta), Community fundraisers (beta), Campaign matching (beta), and Super Chat for Good. Continue reading to find out more about these new features.

New Features for YouTube Music

Google has recently given a preview of some new features coming to YouTube Music over the next several months. The platform has been receiving updates frequently and these new updates are in response to user feedback. Continue reading to find out more about these new features.

NextUp 2018: Contest For YouTube Creators

YouTube is offering 5 new NextUp camps in 2018, which you can attend by applying and entering the NextUp contest to win. Continue reading for the full details on the camps and how to apply.

Best Practices For IGTV Videos

With the recent launch of Instagram’s IGTV video platform, it’s important to understand how to best film, optimize, and upload full screen vertical videos for the new service. Instagram released a helpful Creator Handbook for IGTV, but since it’s almost 50 pages long we’ve distilled some best practices to help guide your production when filming IGTV content with a mobile device. Read our full guide below.

Instagram Launches IGTV: Long-Form Vertical Video

Instagram has launched IGTV, a new app that supports long-form vertical videos. IGTV has it’s own standalone app, but you can also launch IGTV from within the standard Instagram app. Continue reading to find out more about IGTV and how to get started using the app.

3 New Ways To Earn Money On YouTube

Last week, YouTube introduced three new ways creators can earn money and market themselves on the platform. These new monetization features are: Channel Memberships, Merchandise, and Premieres. Continue reading to find out more details on this major announcement from YouTube.

Update To YouTube’s Content ID System

Beginning in June, YouTube will expand how Content ID works and begin scanning new content more thoroughly for use of third party content in your videos. This may result in more copyright claims being placed on your videos if you use other people’s copyrighted content in your videos. Continue reading for how this may effect your YouTube channel.

YouTube Music: New Music Streaming Service

After a lot of speculation in the media over the past few months, YouTube has officially announced they’re introducing a new music streaming service called YouTube Music. The service will become available next week on May 22nd and YouTube has recently provided some new details on the new streaming service. Continue reading to find out more about the new streaming service from YouTube.

2018 Updates To Facebook Video Monetization

Facebook recently announced that they will soon be increasing pre-roll ads for videos on their platform. They also are now giving more detail on several new monetization tools and formats, as well as what types of videos will not be eligible for ads on the platform. Continue reading for the latest details on Facebook video monetization.