• This article originally appeared on QuarterLab. One of the most effective ways to increase your video view count is to have YouTube recommend your videos and promote them on their platform. There are several places...

  • Is this the end of the 4-minute music video? Mark Mulligan wrote an interesting article on his Music Industry Blog called “Understanding ’15’: How Record Labels and Artists Can Fix Their YouTube Woes.” In it...

  • Making cover song videos is one of the best ways to get noticed on YouTube. Plus, when you put your own spin on a familiar song, it can highlight what’s unique about your sound and...

  • Don’t lose your YouTube viewers to OTHER suggested channels It’s a good idea to put all your YouTube videos into a playlist of one kind or another. These playlists could be arranged by series, album,...

  • The present and future of YouTube… VidCon, the annual conference for lovers of online video, was already a huge deal (last year’s attendance was 16k), but it seems to be growing in size and impact...

  • This post was originally published on Wistia’s blog. There are many things you need to make a DIY music video on a budget, besides creative friends with camera gear. Producing your own music video takes...

  • One of YouTube’s newer card options lets you poll your fans Your video viewers can weigh in: * What song should you cover next? * Which of your studio tracks should you make a video...

  • What is an end card? End cards are a great way to increase your audience engagement, drive more video views, and boost subscribers on YouTube. They’re those short outros that you often see at the...

  • You’re in the passenger seat of your tour van with the stereo cranked, staring out the window and thinking about YouTube tags. Okay, maybe you’re not thinking about tags. But what better time to do some of the management work on your YouTube channel: changing tags, responding to comments, etc? Because the last thing you …   Read More

  • Before someone clicks to play your video, they’re probably going to spend a few nanoseconds looking at the thumbnail  for the video that appears on YouTube or embedded on a website. The thumbnail is a...