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Dailymotion comes to the Fullscreen Uploader Fullscreen creators! A few months ago, we launched the Fullscreen Uploader—a new tool that helps you publish your videos to YouTube and Facebook with a single upload, design the perfect thumbnail, and more. Today, we’re adding another platform you can upload to seamlessly: Dailymotion! Publish and monetize on Dailymotion We’ve seen creators build up their Facebook fan pages by uploading their videos natively to Facebook with the Fullscreen Uploader—and now it’s time to grow both your views and your income with Dailymotion. Dailymotion sees more than 3 billion video views each month. It’s the #1 most visited European website in […]

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5 tips for the new YouTuber YouTube has 1 billion users. While not all are content creators, it’s safe to say that several million are uploading consistently, with thousands of new creators joining every day. If you’re just starting out as a video creator, your first few videos will be buried among the millions of videos uploaded each week. So how can you increase your chances of being discovered amid the massive haystack that is YouTube? 1. Brand yourself early on Say two people follow you on Twitter. One has the default ‘egg’ as their profile picture; one has a well-designed image. Which are you more […]

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10 updates coming to YouTube Every so often, YouTube gives us a sneak peek into some of the new features they’re working on. This week, they highlighted “10 Things Coming Soon for Creators”—everything from smarter comment filtering to improved subscriptions, mobile analytics, and more! Check out YouTube’s video below, and read on to see which features we’re most excited about! Cards updates Not too long ago, YouTube released cards—a mobile-friendly version of annotations that let you link to videos, merch stores, fan funding and more, straight from your videos. To help you collab more efficiently, YouTube is adding a “Channel” card, which lets you link […]

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Enter our VidCon 2015 lottery! Fullscreen creators: who’s excited for VidCon 2015? We are, and we want to meet you! VidCon is coming up in Anaheim, California, on July 23–25. We’ll be hosting a bowling party for Fullscreen creators the evening of Thursday, July 23, at Bowlmor Anaheim, right next door to VidCon! There’ll be pizza, unlimited soda, an ice cream bar, free merch, and a raffle for some great prizes! However, we only have 50 slots open for RSVPs. So we’re making this a lottery. To enter the lottery, head to our contest page. The more entries you fill out, the higher your chances […]

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6 things brand sponsors are looking for It seems like it was only yesterday that brand sponsors were throwing money at any YouTube creator they came across. But as the market has developed, brands—and top creators—have started choosing their sponsorship partners carefully to ensure a good fit. When we recently rolled out Influencer Plus, our new service that links creators with brands, many creators have asked us how they could qualify for brand deals. Here are a few tips to get you started. Brands are getting savvy and selective Generally, if you want brand sponsors to come knocking at your door, you’ll get more love if you create original, […]

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Periscope tips for YouTubers The next big thing is here, and there’s a good chance it’s already on your phone! Periscope is the latest trend that content creators are starting to adopt. Today, Fullscreen creator Sam Proof gives us a few tips to get started with this new platform! Periscope is micro-broadcasting To start, what makes Periscope so different from Ustream, YouTube Live, Google Hangouts, and other similar live video offerings? Twitter! As Periscope’s parent company, Twitter sets the tone for Periscope. Twitter is a micro-blogging site, and that’s how you should look at Periscope—a micro-broadcasting app. That means: Though a live “show” might work on Periscope, it’s […]

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Convert viewers to subscribers with YouTube data Data and analytics may not be your cup of tea. Numbers can be dry; tables can be hard to understand. But data can be a powerful tool to help you grow your channel. And YouTube just released some useful new data features—so let’s take a look! The new “not subscribed” view Earlier this month, YouTube introduced a way to filter your channel viewership data to show views from subscribers only, non-subscribers only, or both at once. Looking at this data can help you determine which day of the week to upload, which videos are being viewed the most by non-subscribers, […]

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Fullscreen Uploader is here! Nowadays, audiences are finding video content not just on YouTube but also Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vine, Snapchat, and beyond. As a creator, it can be tough keeping up with all these different platforms. And uploading and optimizing your new videos to each platform takes a lot of time. So today we’ve launched the Fullscreen Uploader to make things easier for you. Now you can upload your video just once and publish to multiple platforms—starting with YouTube and Facebook—in one go! Where you want, when you want When you use the Fullscreen Uploader, you have complete control over which platforms your […]

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Get ready for 360° spherical video Earlier this year, YouTube announced support for spherical videos in Google’s Chrome browser and Android phones. These videos allow you to control the camera and look around a central point in 360 degrees, either by clicking the onscreen controls or by using the accelerometer on an Android device. And more video platforms beyond YouTube are rumored to be adding support for spherical videos later in 2015. A 360° video viewed in Safari A 360° video viewed in Chrome What does 360° video mean for creators and brands? Spherical videos put you right in the middle of the action. Music videos […]

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