Posts By: Jay Cook

New Monetization Policies & YouTube Tips To Help You Grow


We’ve kept you up to date with the various changes YouTube has made to monetization over the past year, such as the new monetization icons, but this may be one of the biggest to date: As of February 20th, 2018, YouTube is limiting monetization to channels with 4,000 hours of watch time in the past… Read more »

Holiday Home Stretch: Catch Up On YouTube’s New Updates


Everyone’s favorite time of the year is here: that last holiday quarter, when YouTube watchtime and ad revenue is at its absolute strongest. The combination of tentpole holidays such as Halloween, long breaks from work and school and the rush of holiday shopping, means more eyes and dollars are competing for YouTube attention than any… Read more »

The LGBTQ Community & YouTube: A Love Story


Those in the LGBTQ community have been early adopters of almost every social media platform, all the way back to the days of Bulletin Board Systems and listservs. YouTube is no exception: From the platform’s launch in 2005, LGBTQ activists have utilized the platform to spread their stories and campaigns, and more than a handful… Read more »