New Monetization Classifier & Profanity Guidelines On YouTube

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.

YouTube Giving – Fundraising On YouTube

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.

2020 Guide To YouTube Live Streaming

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.

YouTube’s Self-Certification Process

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.

YouTube Spaces Offering Free Online Training

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.

New YouTube Live Control Room

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.

An Overview Of YouTube Stories

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.

Super Stickers: New Way To Earn Money On YouTube

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.

How to Optimize Your Video for a Global Audience

Guest post by Erica Sunarjo

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.

Important Update To Children’s Content On YouTube

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.