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Collab Challenge Winner!

Two weeks ago I wrapped up my first challenge in which I asked readers to make a collaboration video on YouTube with someone who they had never collaborated with before. The challenge was mostly to help foster the YouTube community, while also providing some promotion to the winner.
Michael Buckley (WhatTheBuckShow) and Kevin Nalty (nalts) were [...]

Promoting a YouTube Collab Video

This week I’m running a collab video contest; this is the final post in a series that I hope has made your collab’ing experience more enjoyable. Yesterday we went over how to find someone to collab with. Today, we are going to talk about promoting a collab video.
Having a YouTubelebrity in your video doesn’t guarantee [...]

How to Find Collab Partners

Yesterday I shared the Secrets of Making a Great Collab Video. But, while you might have a brilliant script and an eye for editing, if you can’t find anyone to collab with you, your video will never materialize. (unless of course, you make a collab with yourself)
Before you begin contacting other YouTubers about working together, [...]

Secrets of Making a Great Collab Video

I’m currently hosting a collab video contest, with prizes including promotion from some huge YouTubers, and a copy of my upcoming book, YouTube: An Insider’s Guide to Climbing the Charts. So this week, all of my posts will focus on various collab video topics.
Collaboration videos include more than one YouTube user. Collabs are a great [...]

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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!