May 2017

Is Live Streaming Good for Your Channel?

May 10th, 2017|YouTube Tips|

by Nadya Yudina, Web Editor As you may have noticed, live streaming becomes more popular with YouTubers – not only do they broadcast on YouTube itself, but they also do it on YouNow, Twitch, or even Instagram. But if you are a smaller channel, however, will live streaming be good for you? The [...]

Why Consistent Thumbnails Are Key To Success

May 8th, 2017|YouTube Tips|

by Eleana Overett, Founder I don’t think I could ever place enough emphasis on the importance of well thought out YouTube video thumbnails. Sure, there are people who learn better by reading or listening or doing than viewing images, but when it comes to what attracts our attention first, human beings are very [...]

Subscribers, Success, and Self-Worth

May 3rd, 2017|Food for Thought|

by Nadya Yudina, Web Editor As human beings, we tend to compare ourselves and our success to others. Sometimes it’s healthy, and sometimes it’s discouraging. On YouTube, there are just as many ways you can compare yourself to other creators: through the content, the engagement, and the subscribers (notice how I put engagement [...]

April 2017

The Rise of the Modern YouTube Creator

April 7th, 2017|Food for Thought|

by Rachel Shannon, Co-Administrator YouTube has an ever-shifting tide of new creators, and it’s the place for new talent and old practises in a magnificent melting pot of all things video. What this means for what we make and how it's made is constantly up for grabs. We heard it from Lucy Moon [...]

March 2017

The Dark Side of YouTube Culture

March 31st, 2017|Uncategorised|

by Rachel Shannon, Co-Administrator As a community of YouTubers, we traditionally comprised of self-broadcasters but have fantastically expanded to so much more. A few taps can take you from watching animations to music videos, product reviews to how-to-anything - all from people just like you. I wanted to give us a moment to [...]

Should You Set Up A Second Channel?

March 29th, 2017|Uncategorised|

by Nadya Yudina, Web Editor All of us eventually experience a time when we want to experiment and make something different on YouTube. Perhaps you’ve already been through it! But when this notion strikes, there’s an innate fear of losing our current audience if we do which can stop us in our tracks. [...]

Software for Creating Amazing YouTube Video Thumbnails

March 27th, 2017|YouTube Tips|

by Eleana Overett, Founder Aren’t polls useful? We recently conducted one in LSY to see what kind of software people use to create their YouTube video thumbnails. The results were interesting because it introduced us to software and online apps that some of us had never even heard of before! So if you [...]

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