Best Practices For YouTube Premieres

YouTube Premieres are a great tool to help drive awareness to priority video releases, as well as engage with your fan base and viewers on YouTube. We recently got some more info from YouTube about Premieres and how to best use them. You can check out some best practices in this blog.

Quarterlab at Music Biz 2019

If you are attending Music Biz this year, make sure to go check out the panel on leveraging video for musicians on Tuesday, May 7th at the Symphony EF venue in Nashville. Quarterlab’s Gray Gannaway will be joining official representatives from The Blueprint Group/Maverick, VEVO, YouTube and TikTok to discuss some of the newest ways artists are getting their videos in front of a larger audience.

Changes To How Videos Are Blocked On YouTube

YouTube has recently announced some changes to their manual claim tool and how creators and partners can use this tool. The manual claim tool allows networks like Quarterlab to manually claim user-uploaded videos that use their content. Continue reading for more details on these updates.

Changes to YouTube’s Community Guidelines Strikes System

Today, YouTube announced some new updates to it’s Community Guidelines strikes system. Their goal is to make the system simpler and more transparent, as well as more consistent with strike penalties.

Autoplay On YouTube’s Mobile App

YouTube announced this week that videos will now autoplay for users on the home page of their mobile app. The videos will autoplay with no sound initially, and YouTube is hoping this will give users a better idea of what videos they want to watch when they first launch the app. Continue reading to find out more about this significant update.

Filmora Video Editor: Special Discount For Quarterlab Clients

We’re excited to announce that we’ve partnered with Wondershare to offer a 15% off coupon to all Quarterlab clients for a one year license to the Filmora video editing software. If you’re looking for a new way to edit or add effects to your video content, continue reading to find out more about Filmora.

Facebook Expands Watch Party

Facbeook has now launched it’s Watch Party feature to all pages and profiles in the world. This feature lets Facebook users watch videos simultaneously together online. Continue reading for the full details.

YouTube Premieres – Debut New Videos Live

YouTube has launched a new feature called YouTube Premieres. The feature lets channels debut a new video live to their fans and anyone on YouTube. Continue reading for the full details on this brand new feature.

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.

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.