Starting August 1st, 2020 Facebook will be integrating official music videos from artists into their official Facebook Pages. If you operate a Musician Page on Facebook and are working with a video distributor, you now have the option to display your official music videos directly on your Facebook page. Continue reading for more details.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.