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The best 7 methods of secondary stream usage

Streams on their own are very fleeting: You’re live, you get some viewers, and once the stream ends it’s done. No more view – and even if a VOD is available, it typically gets nowhere near as many views as any other kind of video. It is hovever possible to rescue the content and give it a second life: The formats There are many different use cases for secondary content,… Read More »The best 7 methods of secondary stream usage

The Wattenberg-Indicator

Moin. The Hero–Hub–Help model which YouTube developed in 2014 has been a helpful tool for video marketeers to help them understand what they can do on YouTube. Namely: Hero content is big events, which you can advertise in a big way. It gets huge attention on the day it’s happening, and then quickly becomes uninteresting again, such as the E3 presentations. Hub content is regularly scheduled content, to keep subscribers… Read More »The Wattenberg-Indicator

I got a strike. What now?

If you just received your fist strike on YouTube, your first course of action should be to calm down. Do not delete any videos. You are in an uncomfortable situation, yes. But you aren’t lost, and there is plenty of time to fix the situation. Now, let’s understand the situation: Is it a community guideline or a copyright strike? YouTube has two strike systems. The community guideline strike system counts… Read More »I got a strike. What now?

How to get clicks on YouTube thumbnails: The AIDA model

Making thumbnails can be difficult and frustrating. Even if you have the technical skills to make them pretty, they still might not work out and get abysmal click-through rates. So why is that? Well, that’s what this YouTube thumbnail tutorial is about. It’s a bit theoretical, but you should get a fundamental understanding on the “why”. To figure this out, we must first think about a potential viewer browsing the… Read More »How to get clicks on YouTube thumbnails: The AIDA model

AVerMedia NEXUS AX310 & Streamer MIC 330 – Review

When talking about taking streaming or content creation in general to the next level upgrading audio equipment is one of the first things to do. For reference on what might be a good fit for you, have a look at our audio guide to happiness. In this review/ guide we will talk about one possible one-stop-shop solution that might be interesting to you. First of all, I have to disclose:… Read More »AVerMedia NEXUS AX310 & Streamer MIC 330 – Review

How to use Social Media to grow your YouTube Channel

Moin. If wielded well, social media can be a powerful tool. It can reach new audiences, boost your old videos, and might even make your video go viral. But before we get ahead of ourselves, let’s first start with what doesn’t work. We’ll get to what works later, down to the strategy for each section. 3 Ways that DON’T work Relying on just Automation. You can easily run a social… Read More »How to use Social Media to grow your YouTube Channel

Let’s talk about money & sponsorships!

You are a creator and a company wants to work with you.Great! Don’t undersell yourself. Even if you think you don’t have any value yet because you’re just a small channel, you probably have more going for you than you realize, namely production cost and market value. Production costs ‘Production costs’ can be divided into: Material costDid you have expenses such as music licenses or did you buy a game? Did… Read More »Let’s talk about money & sponsorships!

The Audio Guide to Happiness, or: How to make your Streams & Videos sound good

Audio is the most important part to get right of a video. This may be counterintuitive at first – it ought to be the actual visual part (ie, the video), right? – but: A lot of viewers watch your content on mobile, and on mobile phones, 480p often is clear enough, especially if you are on mobile data. This guide is mostly a beginner’s guide, so it just goes over… Read More »The Audio Guide to Happiness, or: How to make your Streams & Videos sound good

Mobile Producion for Everyone

Today we’ll be talking about mobile production for YouTube and YouTube Live. This will be a broader approach to mobile production but we’ll go into more gaming-specific details further down the article, so bear with me. Most of us in 2020 have a smartphone ready to use at all times, so making content isn’t limited to sets and recording rooms anymore. For almost 4 years now, mobile production has been… Read More »Mobile Producion for Everyone