Update To YouTube Official Artist Channels

YouTube is implementing a big update to music channels in an effort to consolidate all of an artist’s subscribers under one channel, and to provide a single video destination for fans. This update will merge subscribers from other channels like Vevo with their Official Artist Channel, instead of those subscribers being spread out across multiple channels. Continue reading for the full details.

YouTube Announces New Requirements for Monetized Channels

2018 has begun with some big YouTube monetization updates, with changes to its eligibility criteria and ad revenue platform. After numerous monetization issues for creators in 2017, YouTube is focused on creating a more stable and transparent ecosystem in the new year. These new updates center around changes to the YouTube Partner Program (YPP) and changes to Google Preferred. Continue reading for the full details.

Community: Engage With Fans On YouTube

For the past year, YouTube has been testing out a new feature called Community with a select few channels. This feature is designed to better connect creators with their fans and increase engagement. Community is now being expanded to all creators on YouTube that have over 10K subscribers. Continue reading to find out more about Community.

Updates To Subscribers Reports In YouTube Analytics

YouTube Analytics reports have recently been updated with a focus on identifying trends and patterns related to channel subscriber growth. Read on to find out more about these updates.

YouTube Tab For Facebook

Converting your followers from Facebook to subscribers on YouTube is key in growing your audience on YouTube. Installing a YouTube tab on your Facebook page will expose your Facebook fans to the content on your YouTube channel and give them the opportunity to subscribe to your channel right from Facebook. Read below for more info on the YouTube tab for Facebook, and how to install it on your page.

YouTube Creator Content Lab

How would you like to attend a free seminar at one of YouTube’s fancy Creator Spaces, which feature full production facilities and equipment? Now you have a chance to attend a half-day workshop at one of many locations across the world.

How To Make Sure Subscribers See Your New Videos

Everyone knows the importance of view counts on YouTube videos. Since YouTube likes to promote videos that are already getting a lot of watch time, it’s extremely important that your videos get a lot of views as quickly as possible once you release them. One of the best ways to do that is to make sure that your subscribers find out about every new video you release as soon as you drop them, and a new YouTube feature makes that extremely easy to do.

YouTube’s New Mobile App For Music

Today YouTube announced the arrival of its new YouTube Music app on both iOS and Android devices. This news quickly follows last month’s announcement of YouTube Red, and may prove to be a useful product for people that primarily listen to music on YouTube. Read on for a quick overview on the new app, including its pros and cons for both fans and musicians.

Video Collaborations & Sponsorships

Collaborations can be a very effective way to introduce your channel to new viewers and give them a reason to subscribe to your channel. While searching for similar channels and sending them messages within YouTube may sometimes work, most channel owners don’t check their YouTube emails and notifications frequently. You may be able to track down more effective contact info by searching for their email address or Twitter handle, but wouldn’t it be helpful to know exactly what channels are already interested in collaborating with you?

Programming Strategies On YouTube

Programming strategies are important for maintaining a successful YouTube channel that will keep your audience returning on a regular basis and engaged while they watch your videos. The strategies we will be covering in this article will help you program your channel’s content in a way that optimizes its performance and enhances the overall viewer experience. We’ve already covered Playlists, an invaluable tool for organizing your content and turning one view into multiple views. In addition to playlists, YouTube’s Sections feature allows you to customize your channel’s layout so that you can organize your videos thematically, highlight your newest and most popular videos, and direct viewers to watch multiple videos and playlists.