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blogTV is now Sharing Ad Revenue

blogTV has announced a public, revenue-sharing Partner Program for all of its broadcasters. Similar to YouTube’s revenue-sharing, the broadcaster will be paid a percentage (50%) of the revenue earned from the ads placed on live and pre-recorded video streams.
Most have figured out by now that the top broadcasters on blogTV have been collecting paychecks for [...]

Cool blogTV trick!

Ever get stuck in a main room on blogTV and wish you could refresh the video window without leaving the main room? Happens a lot when broadcasts freeze. Next time this happens to you, rather than refreshing the page and getting stuck in a waiting room with all the spammers, erase the blogTV url and [...]

I’m Live! Right Now: Free blogTV eBook

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This eBook is, first and foremost, a guide for beginner broadcasters who want to understand the numerous features of blogTV. It is written simply, by a daily user of the site, so you won’t find any technical mumbo jumbo here. I am not employed by blogTV, and blogTV did not have any [...]

blogTV Week!

At midnight tonight, Collab Challenge week ends, and blogTV week begins!
Over the course of the next week I am going to plan and begin writing a short eBook about blogTV, for new users and broadcasters looking to find an audience, or just understand all the site has to offer.
Scheduled for this special blogTV week so [...]

BlogTV Working Smarter than YouTube?

Last night YouTube updated parts of its design. The update appears to be completely cosmetic, for now, as I haven’t noticed any new features. YouTube does this often.
Most YouTubers wish staff would focus on current buggy features over new buggy features. Many current features should be improved or made stable before YouTube adds any additional [...]

FHM Interview

I was recently interviewed for a future issue of FHM magazine to hit newsstands in October. This is the full interview:
When did you begin posting videos on YouTube?
For a while, I just uploaded how-to videos and a short film that I needed to be able to put on my own website. I began posting these [...]

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…is written by Alan “fallofautumndistro” Lastufka, co-author of the book, “YouTube: An Insider’s Guide
to Climbing the Charts“. This site offers resources
for readers of my book and new tips and techniques expanding upon what is in my book. Visit the Purchase page above to order your own copy today!