Today we’re proud to announce a new partnership with TIDAL – the first global music streaming service with high fidelity sound, hi-def video quality, and expertly curated playlists and original content. TIDAL is an artist-owned global music streaming and entertainment platform that brings artists and fans closer together through unique original content and exclusive experiences. Quarterlab clients are now eligible to have their video content delivered to TIDAL for availability in over 50 countries. Read on for more details.
YouTube recently launched their new Live Control Room in YouTube Studio. This is the place where creators can create, manage, and monitor live streaming all in one place. There are numerous new features and updates which vastly improve upon the previous YouTube live streaming interface, so continue reading for the full details.
TikTok is currently the fastest growing video platform, and in 2019 it became the most downloaded video app in the world. Over the past two years we’ve seen it help launch stars at breakneck speed, and since most videos on the platform rely heavily on music it’s critical to make sure your music is available for TikTok creators to use. To that end, we’re happy to announce that Quarterlab can make your entire musical catalog available to TikTok’s users across the globe. Continue reading to find out how you can get your music included on their service, as well as some general best practices around using TikTok as a video creator.
YouTube rolled out its Stories feature just over a year ago, and since then has been expanding the feature and introducing a number of new updates. This is a critical feature that is often overlooked, but has massive potential to help you grow your presence on YouTube. The company recently announced that channels can grow up to 8.5% faster simply by using Stories on a regular basis, and YouTube is now providing new interactive ways to help you showcase your most impactful videos through Stories. Below we’ll give you a basic overview of YouTube Stories along with some important new updates, as well as general best practices on using the feature to reach a wider audience.
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As 2019 nears its end, it is safe to assume that video content has been on a continuous rise. And, with 1.9 billion YouTube users worldwide, there is no wonder as to why content creators have expanded their reach beyond the limits of their written blog posts. While it is true that YouTube is not the only place where you can post video content and reach viewers, it is probably the most popular one.
YouTube recently announced Super Stickers, which is another way to earn more money on YouTube and connect with viewers. Super Stickers is an extension of the Super Chat feature, and allows viewers to buy unique stickers to connect with a creator during their live streams and Premieres. Continue reading for the full details.
YouTube has announced a new requirement to designate each video uploaded to YouTube as “Made for Kids” or “Not Made for Kids”. This is an important update that will impact every YouTube channel. Continue reading for the full details.
YouTube recently announced a partnership with Merchbar, which will make it easier for artists to sell merchandise directly to fans on YouTube. This integration will allow artists with an Official Artist Channel to sell their official merchandise and vinyl alongside their YouTube videos. Read more for the full details.
In an effort to continue improving its music discovery, YouTube is rolling out three new playlists on their YouTube Music app. These playlists are focused on personalized mixes of new music based on machine learning and user listening history. The new playlists are: Discover Mix, New Release Mix and Your Mix. Continue reading for more details.
Google has introduced a new feature called “Key Moments” in their Google search results, which is designed to help people find the exact point in a video that relates to their search. This new feature could be hugely beneficial in helping your videos dominate Google’s search results, so please continue reading for more details.