Posts Categorized: YouTube

How Google+ Completes YouTube


On the heels of some major site-wide overhauls, YouTube is now introducing Google+ and YouTube integration. The feature is currently in beta, but open to all YouTube partners. As Google strives to make its multi-product experience more cohesive, YouTube can now be linked directly to Google+ brand pages. This association allows brands and businesses to… Read more »

Become a YouTube Pro with Creator Academy


Following the success of online instructional courses like Codecademy, Coursera and others, YouTube has announced its own free instructional series called Creator Academy. The inaugural 2-week course will run from June 3 – 16 and focus on maximizing your YouTube channel: growing your subscriber base, getting the most out of the new One Channel layout, and programming… Read more »

Prepare to LOL: YouTube’s Comedy Week Is Here


Comedy is arguably the top category on YouTube after Music. Most of the programming innovations are coming from Comedy channels; a lot of YouTube’s original content funding is going to Comedy channels; and a lot of viewers are heading to YouTube to LOL. In honor of this, YouTube launched its first ever Comedy Week last… Read more »

YouTube Ads: More Value, Less Annoyance


It’s no secret that online advertising has flocked to YouTube. The opportunity for advertisers to tap into an already engaged audience of viewers is too good to pass up. But with so many advertisers vying for a spot in front of the crowd, does the ad clutter ruin the experience? You’d be surprised. Online advertisers… Read more »

YouTube Playbook Gets a Music Facelift


If you’re a savvy YouTuber, you may already know about YouTube’s Playbook. Of course, if you’re a savvy YouTuber you already know everything in it. For a while, I’ve grumbled that it could use some reapplication to multiple types of creators. After all, not everyone is making cool episodic series or pioneering animation on YouTube…. Read more »