YouTube recently announced some updates to its monetization classifiers and profanity guidelines, which ultimately determine whether or not your video is fully monetized and considered “advertiser-friendly”. Most importantly, the company is rolling out a new monetization “Checking” icon which will indicate whether or not your video is still being evaluated to determine if it’s approved for all advertisements. This is important for all channels on YouTube and can have a significant impact on your earnings, so please continue reading for more details on how to make the most of this new “Checking” icon.
If you aren’t currently using the world’s most interactive live streaming platform, it’s time to get familiar with Twitch. With over 15 million daily users tuning into all types of streaming content (not just gaming, folks), music streaming has more than quadrupled in the past two months and there are countless benefits to embracing this platform that was built from the ground up just for live streaming. To that end, we are happy to announce that Quarterlab is now offering full platform management services for musicians on Twitch. We can get your channel up and running, as well as help you earn money, grow your audience, unlock new opportunities, and effectively engage with your fans on the world’s leading live stream platform. Read on for more details.
YouTube has recently announced YouTube Giving – a fundraising tool that allows artists and creators to use their voice on YouTube to support the charitable causes they care about. Right now this tool is mostly available to channels with over 100,000 subscribers, but there are some channels under 100,000 subscribers that may have access to a beta version of this tool. Continue reading for more details.
Instagram recently announced two important new updates to the platform that impact video creators. To help creators provide additional support during the COVID-19 pandemic, Instagram will now let broadcasters create fundraisers for viewers to donate to. Additionally, due to the recent surge in popularity of streaming on Instagram, IG will now let creators save their full live streams to IGTV. Continue reading for more details.
With live streaming becoming an essential tool to help grow your YouTube channel and stay connected with your fans, we wanted to put together a comprehensive guide to go live on the platform. This guide will help make sure you have the necessary setup and knowledge for going live, as well as provide some best practices for live streaming on YouTube. Continue reading for more details.
Getting the word out about your music has become increasingly challenging in this digital age. While the proliferation of social media has made it easier to blast your message out into the world, cutting through the noise can be extremely difficult in an era where everyone has something to promote and attention spans keep getting shorter. To that end, Quarterlab is excited to offer multi-platform marketing and advertising services to help you stand out from the crowd and reach new fans on leading platforms like Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Google Search, and Google Display Network.
The YouTube Space LA team is offering some new tools and resources to help creators stay active and creative on their channels during the COVID-19 pandemic. These new tools and resources are available for anyone who has unlocked a YouTube Space. Continue reading for more details.
YouTube has been working on providing more tools and insights into their limited monetization review process, and recently introduced “Self-Certification” to a limited number of creators. This lets you rate your videos against YouTube’s advertiser-friendly guidelines, with the goal of reducing the amount of times you see that yellow dollar sign icon on videos that are actually suitable for all advertisers. YouTube is currently rolling this feature out in stages to all creators, and when your channel gets access you’ll see a message in YouTube Studio. Continue reading for more details.
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, YouTube this week is introducing an online training course for creators who have access to the New York Space. This course will give creators the opportunity to connect with their cage team experts on how to optimize creating videos from home. Continue reading for more details.
Over the past several years we have fine-tuned our custom solution for selling live events to tens of thousands of simultaneous viewers. Now we are proud to announce that Quarterlab offers state-of-the-art PPV and VOD services to select clients. Please read on for additional details.