We introduced you to the YouTube Audio Library back in 2013, when license-free music and sound effects were made available to creators to download, edit and use in their YouTube videos. If you haven’t checked it out since then, now is the time, as 1,000 new tracks were recently added to the mix!
How YouTube UGC Can Help Independent Musicians
So you’ve discovered a new band that you just can’t get enough of. Their new single is out, they have a new album set to release in the near future, and they’re getting some buzz around the indie music wire. You like them so much that you wish you could shout it from a rooftop,… Read more »
To Monetize or Not to Monetize… It’s Not Even a Question!
A question we’re often asked in the YouTube realm is whether it’s better to block or monetize user-generated content (UGC) in order to optimize an official music video. When UGC is being monetized, it means that a claim has been applied on behalf of a copyright holder who can now see stats and collect revenue on… Read more »
Explore YouTube’s New Copyright Claims Troubleshooter
Have you recently received a notification from YouTube regarding a copyright claim but are unsure of what it means? Well, have no fear, YouTube user! YouTube’s launched a new Copyright Claims Troubleshooter in their Help Center, making it easier than ever to pinpoint specific copyright issues related to your YouTube videos. The troubleshooter takes you step by step… Read more »
Making Dollars and Sense of Copyright on YouTube
YouTube is becoming more important to the music community both in terms of marketing and revenue as well as sharing and engagement. The platform is often confused as being solely a video player. However, as YouTube grows and channel creators become more ambitious, relationships are becoming the driving force of this video machine. The traffic… Read more »