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7 of Fullscreen’s Must-See Vine Stars In 2012, Twitter took a gamble on an emerging the social media platform Vine. Fast-forward two years, and we see that gamble has paid off. Vine stands firmly poised as a major player in the ever-evolving world of social today. In the blink of an eye, Vine has amassed a community of more than 40 million users. [inlinetweet prefix=”” tweeter=”” suffix=””] It’s estimated that five Vines are tweeted every second[/inlinetweet]! Just as on any healthy social media community, major influencers have surfaced on Vine, gaining the attention of both viewers and brands. You knew that Fullscreen represents today’s best online video talent—but […]

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Unlock the Power of YouTube Crowdfunding with Tubestart Fullscreeners! Need a little extra cash to fund your next project? Looking to improve the content on your channel? With our partner Tubestart, you can raise money for video projects through crowdfunding campaigns that reach fans and supporters directly. Tubestart is dedicated exclusively to online video—only video creators can run Tubestart campaigns. Components of a fundraising campaign Goal amount Your goal amount is how much money need to raise to complete your project. There’s always room to exceed the campaign target amount, so be sure to keep your goal realistic and achievable. Funding model Tubestart offers three different funding models, […]

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Crafting the perfect video title When uploading to YouTube, your video’s title is one of the first things a potential viewer will see. Like a great book title, your video title needs to intrigue viewers instantly and make them eager to watch. Let’s take a look at a few strong practices to attract viewers and help your video rise to the top in the search engine rankings.

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Online video editing with WeVideo! As any video creator knows, editing can turn an “okay” video into a great video. But without the right tools, editing can be difficult and expensive. Today we’re thrilled to announce a fix for that: WeVideo, our newest partner!   Edit in the cloud, free! WeVideo offers free video editing services in the cloud—including storage! Now you can upload your raw video footage and get started editing it to perfection right away. Choose from more than 20 distinctive themes Slice and arrange your video clips Add transitions, typography, and visual effects Choose the perfect music to go with your video Share […]

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5 Collaboration Styles To Get You Motivated Ever run out of ideas for new videos? Sometimes it might feel like you’re a lonely island in the middle of the vast ocean of YouTube. The best way to counter this feeling is to do a collaboration! Not only is it fun—it also helps you grow your channel by putting your videos in front of new audiences. The Creator Directory search tool on the Fullscreen Creator Platform is a great place to find collab partners who are just like you (and near you!). Or just grab some of your friends with YouTube channels and get started brainstorming. Once you find a […]

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Enter Our VidCon T-shirt Challenge! Here at Fullscreen we’re gearing up for our favorite event of the year: VidCon! If you haven’t heard yet, VidCon is the annual conference here in Southern California that unites online video creators, viewers, and industry reps from all over the world. Last year’s VidCon attracted more than 12,000 attendees, including heavy hitters Max Schneider, Lohanthony, Tyler Ward, and more. This year, in honor of the festivities we wanted to do something special to celebrate the creative spirit of our talented creators and get us all even more excited about VidCon. Say hello to the #PowerToTheCreators T-shirt contest! Creators: we want your help to design […]

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Nailed it: Introducing Thumbnailer! The thumbnail—it’s the book cover to your video. They say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but we all do it: bold pictures, bright colors, and eye-catching text draw us in. Many of YouTube’s top creators spend hours perfecting their thumbnails, since those images are marketing tools to draw viewers to their content. Unfortunately, not all YouTubers have the knowhow or resources to create compelling thumbnails. To solve that, we’ve released an awesome new product: Thumbnailer, our new thumbnail generator especially for Fullscreen creators! Now available on the Fullscreen Creator Platform app for iOS, Thumbnailer is a full-service design tool […]

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Getting over the 1,000-subscriber hurdle [infographic] Here at Fullscreen we have access to a lot of YouTube data. This week, we looked at the data with a question in mind: is there a subscriber “hurdle” a channel can pass that acts as a tipping point toward accumulating more views and subscribers? An observable point where views and subscribers start to snowball? As anyone who’s started a YouTube channel from scratch can attest, gaining views and subscribers is hard work. But what if there were in fact a tipping point? Using a Fullscreen tool called Engine, we analyzed 1 million channels over the course of 30 days […]

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10 Fullscreeners to Watch in 2014 Whether it’s a web series about making it in Tinseltown, stunning vocalists, or a comedic sketch about life as a teenager in Australia versus America, Fullscreen’s got it all. Our network is teeming with creativity, and here are some fresh faces: Fullscreeners to watch in 2014! Culture Kuma Films Fingerboarding in Taiwan. Yes it’s exactly what it sounds like, but how does Kuma Films makes it look so cool?   Seoulistic What’s it like living in Korea? Seoulistic takes us through the ins and outs of modern Korean culture, whether it’s discussing life as a Korean pop star trainee, flower boys, or getting […]

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