For its over 1 billion monthly active users, YouTube is a fun and engaging place for entertainment, education, and forming communities of mutual interest. But there is a dark region of the popular website that veteran users know to avoid at all costs… …the comments section. The comments section of YouTube can be an intimidating… Read more »
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 »