Companion site for “YouTube: An Insider’s Guide to Climbing the Charts”
2008 is coming to an end. Most of the collab channels are wrapping up their final videos (including the fiveawesomegirls and fiveawesomeguys), a few YouTubers are hosting live countdown parties on blogTV, and I wanted to take a minute to look back over the last year’s worth of posts.
I choose the top five posts of [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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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 [...]
Most viral videos are categorized by their view counts. I prefer to think of a viral video in terms of who it reaches, and whether or not those viewers are part of your targetted audience.
It’s no secret I make videos for other YouTubers. My videos do not make sense outside of YouTube. Burned to a [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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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!