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The Only Social Media Guide You’ll Ever Need In the past ten years, social media has transformed from a mere hobby to a massive global force. It’s estimated that one in four people on Earth have active social media accounts! As a creator, how can you develop a solid social presence to complement your videos and engage your fans? There’s no magic pill to make you a social media guru overnight—but a few guiding principles can get you on the right track. Produce quality content Quality content makes or breaks your social media presence. When drafting a post, always ask yourself, “Why would my audience care about this?” It’s […]

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A Talk with MCasMusic Whether it’s covering Miley Cyrus and John Legend or creating original songs, Michael Castro’s soulful voice on MCasMusic has caused a stir on YouTube. He jumped into the YouTube landscape with his acoustic cover of “No Diggity”—shot on his iPhone in the corner of his room. It’s now one of his favorite videos because it shows how far he’s come both as a content creator and a musician.

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Get trendy with your YouTube content! Often, the toughest part of being a content creator is coming up with ideas for new videos, especially if you aren’t a regular uploader. One thing common to the top online video creators: their content is current. Whether it’s celebrity talk, big events, or political news, touching on trends is a sure way to grow your channel. Discovering trends Unless you’re living under a rock, you’re probably aware of at least a few trends. But to really capture what the rest of the world is tuning in to right now, here are a few places to start. Twitter and Facebook […]

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Welcome to the new Fullscreen.net Say hello to our new website! We’re proud to unveil our new public face, which tells Fullscreen’s story as the first media company for the connected generation. Fullscreen’s life blood is the astonishing originality of our artists and creators. Our network of amazing creative talent has grown massively since George Strompolos founded Fullscreen in 2011: we’re now at 380 million subscribers and well over 3 billion monthly video views. But it’s not just about audience size: our creators’ fans are engaged. They comment, like, and share our creators’ videos a whopping 65 million times each month. Take a spin through our […]

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Grow your audience with Gleam contests Fullscreeners! If you follow us on Facebook or Twitter, you know we just completed a Fullscreen T-shirt giveaway. We received 1,500+ entries, several happy winners scored swag, and the contest also brought some new viewers to our March Colossal Collab video and our Facebook and Twitter pages. Wouldn’t it be cool if you could run contests like this to promote your channel? Now you can—thanks to Gleam, our latest partner! Gleam helps you run simple, powerful contests for your fans, and in return, bring audiences your way. With Gleam, you decide what your fans need to do to earn entries in your contest. For example, you might ask your fans […]

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Community comes to iOS! Just last month, we pushed out a major update to our Fullscreen Creator Platform app for iOS, featuring a brand new interface and much better performance. Today we’re taking things a step further by introducing awesome community features to iOS for the first time! Home feed: See and watch all videos and conversations from Fullscreeners you follow—or from every creator in the Fullscreen network—right on your device! Profiles: Keep tabs on your favorite Fullscreen creators! Follow them, read their profiles, message them directly, and respond to their posts. Find a creator: Locate and contact other Fullscreen creators in your area who are available to collab. […]

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Fullscreen @ SXSW 2014 Culture enthusiasts rejoice: it’s that time of the year again! March 7 kicks off the five days when thousands of the biggest names in music, interactive, and film invade a Texas town called Austin. If you’re still unclear, we’re of course talking about the legendary SXSW. SXSW started in 1987 as a music festival: there were 172 acts, and 700 people showed up. The keynote speaker was record producer Huey P. Meaux. SXSW 2014 continues its history of excellence by showcasing more than 1,700 artists and 800 content sessions. Before you start planning out your SXSW roadmap, take a look at what […]

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Post your heart out in our shiny new forums! Happy Tuesday! Many of you Fullscreeners already know and love our forums—they’re a cornerstone of our awesome creative community. In 2013, our artists and creators connected with one another through 50,000+ posts about everything from collabs and meetups to online video news and shameless self-promotion. The forums are your community—we’ve listened to your feedback and launched some major forum improvements so you can tap in to the power of our community more than ever. First, our new forums are way faster, visually cleaner, and easier to navigate. Plus, now you can: Search! Finally, you’ll be able to search our forums for keywords, usernames, and more! Find answers to your […]

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Say hi to our new iOS app You spoke, we listened: the Fullscreen Creator Platform app for iOS is now updated and vastly improved! The new app is much cleaner, faster, and more stable—particularly for iOS 7 users. Get it on the App store here! We know mobile is more important to you than ever, so check out your estimated earnings, net subs, net views, and statements—plus dive into your performance data by channel and date—all on the go. If you’re an existing user, update your old app today! Once you take things for a spin, let us know what you think and leave a rating and […]

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