InVideo Programming goes mobile
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Last October, you started being able to cross-promote your videos and reinforce your channel branding from inside all of your channel’s videos. Called
, this feature is now being used by over a million channels, and is driving millions of hours of watch time.
Now, you’re getting a smaller screen on the smaller screen. InVideo Progamming is available on the latest YouTube iOS and Android apps, and will soon be on the YouTube mobile website to help you get viewers to tune in to your next video. The best part - there’s nothing you need to do! The video you program from your desktop will work across both platforms.
are also now displaying on the latest iOS and Android apps, and will soon appear on the mobile web site. You can use these overlays to share more information about the content of your video, raise interest in your channel, or your own web site. Call-to-Action overlays are currently only available to advertisers in AdWords for video, but we’re working on making them accessible to any channel later this year. You can learn more in our
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YouTube Pro Series: Talent Management
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Check out the latest
YouTube Pro Series
on finding and working with a talent manager, brought to you from YouTube Space London!
leads a conversation with Lisa Filipelli of
, and Dominic Smales of
about the ins and outs of working with an agency or talent manager. They’ll tell help you to understand what to expect from a talent manager or an agency, how to pick one, and how to work with them to manage your channel and your career.
What is YouTube Pro Series?
Every month, we’re bringing together top YouTube creators to answer your burning questions on everything from crowdfunding and working with advertisers to finding a manager and running your own web series.
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Creating your next channel just got a lot easier
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Previously, every channel you created needed to have its own Google account login. If you’re a creator who manages many channels, you might even have a spreadsheet to organise the various email addresses and passwords that you use to log in to your channels.
We made a significant improvement to the multiple channel management experience recently when we launched the option to
connect your existing channels to a Google+ page
. Channels that are connected to a Google+ page have
enhanced channel management features
, allowing you to manage up to 50 channels with a single login. Multiple individuals can manage your channel with their own logins.
Now, when you sign up for a new channel you’ll have the option to connect it to a Google+ page. This will allow you to create new channels using a Google account that you already use to manage your other channels and Google+ pages. This is a significant simplification of the channel signup process. We encourage you to take advantage of this when you’re creating new channels in the future.
Create a new channel connected to a new Google+ page
1.Sign in to a Google account that you use individually – maybe it’s a Google account that you already use to manage other channels and Google+ pages, or it’s the Google account that you use in the YouTube Content Manager.
Create a new channel
3.Provide a name for your new channel and Google+ page, and click
to complete the signup process. Remember, channels connected to Google+ pages can have names that include spaces and punctuation if that’s what you want.
Create a new channel connected to an existing Google+ page
1.Sign in to a Google account that is the
manager or owner
of the Google+ page with which you want your new channel to be connected.
and click the name and avatar of the Google+ page for which you want to create a new channel.
3.You’ll be asked to confirm that you want to create a new channel for this page, so click
to complete the signup process.
Additional tips for your new channel
You can add other people as a manager of the new channel and page (
). Remember, we encourage everyone to use their own logins to manage channels, rather than using shared logins!
Your new channel URL will look something like the URL below,
so if you’d like a custom URL that is easier to remember, follow these steps
Video Games Dos & Don'ts
Thursday, July 11, 2013
We know we have a lot of partners who love and want to post videos relating to games, so we wanted to share some tips to help you monetise gaming content.
As always, you should ensure that you have all the necessary rights to use all content in a video commercially before you submit it for monetisation. Video game content may be monetised depending on the commercial-use rights granted to you by the licences of video game publishers. Here are some tips:
Get written permission. Some publishers may allow you to monetise videos containing their game content if you reach out and ask.
Videos showing software user interface may only be monetised if you've signed a contract with the publisher or paid a licensing fee.
have the appropriate licence, submit your documentation to YouTube in a timely manner. If you
have the appropriate licence from a video game publisher, your videos must contain minimal use of video game or software user interface and be as informative and educational as possible - commentary must follow the live action shown step by step.
Use your video metadata wisely! Use relevant,
titles, tags and descriptions for your videos.
Make sure your dialogue is family friendly, so fans of all ages can enjoy your video.
A final reminder: Simply buying or playing a video game does not grant you the copyright or permission to monetise. To earn revenue from videos from the game, you need commercial rights.
For additional information about monetising video game content, as well as what YouTube requires in the documentation you submit, please refer to the
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