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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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More money in your pocket!   Happy Friday! Here at Fullscreen we work hard to find ways to empower you as an artist and creator. And for a lot of you, creative success means getting paid—turning your passion into income. You spoke… we listened: we’re excited to announce that we’ve lowered our creator payment threshold from $100 to $50! As a Fullscreener, you’ll now have a more consistent stream of income that you can invest back into your content, marketing, production, and overall quality of life as a growing video creator and artist. The journey to becoming a full-time online superstar is tough, and we […]

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The Creator Platform is now on Android! Mobile addicts: get out your phones! The Fullscreen Creator Platform is now available on Android. Get it on the Play Store here! Now you can check your estimated earnings, net subs, net views, and statements on the go. Dive into your data and drill down by channel, date range, and day. Get downloading! If you have a sec, let us know what you think by leaving a review. And if something isn’t working right, let us fix it by emailing support@fullscreen.net. Stay tuned for even more awesome updates from your friends at Fullscreen. Happy holidays! P.S.: To all our iOS […]

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More community = more awesome At Fullscreen, we win when our creators win—so we keep building world-class tools to help you succeed. Today we’re launching a big one. We all know one proven way to fuel your channel’s growth is to collaborate with other creators, bringing in views and earnings for both of you. But it can be hard to find collab partners—and even harder to get in touch, figure out who’s right for you, and make it happen. Not anymore! I’m incredibly proud to announce the next version of our Creator Platform—an upgrade that takes our community to the next level, connecting you with other […]

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Build your YouTube toolbox YouTube is already a popular destination for brands to host content: the 100 top brands have posted a combined 258,000 videos, driving 9.5 billion video views. But many brands are just scratching the surface of what’s available on YouTube, using it merely as a video hosting platform and missing out on the opportunity to cultivate a community or capitalize on SEO. After all, YouTube is also the world’s second largest search engine (behind Google). Fullscreen’s Channel+ team has been working with the world’s top brands for more than two years, creating and growing thriving YouTube communities. At the same time, […]

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Sign In with Fullscreen and unleash your creativity In July we launched the Fullscreen Creator Platform—the best tools anywhere to help video creators like you connect with the creator community, grow your audience, and boost your earnings. What if we told you the Creator Platform now includes merch, crowdfunding, editing and animation help, live events, and half a million free audio tracks? Starting today, it does! We’re thrilled to announce Sign In with Fullscreen, our new service that gives you VIP access to the best apps for video creators from all over the web, directly from our Apps page—using your Fullscreen login and password. Ever signed into a website with […]

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How brands build subscriber bases Every brand knows it should be on YouTube: billions of visitors and viewing minutes are hard to dispute. But how your brand should be on YouTube is a tougher question, especially when you’re faced with the proposition of driving subscriptions to your channel. How can your brand grow its YouTube presence while staying authentic and (ultimately) driving sales? It’s easy to point to Red Bull and Old Spice as examples of brands winning on YouTube. It’d be great if everyone’s brand could organize a free fall from the stratosphere or have Terry Cruz and his prodigious chest burst through a bathroom wall holding their […]

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