February 2017

Filming Set Up and Equipment: The Little Easy

February 27th, 2017|YouTube Tips|

by Eleana Overett Today’s post is in video format! All YouTubers have very varied set ups. There isn’t one correct way of doing things, though there are ways that can be considered “more correct” than others these days. The video below is just one way of setting up to film that worked for [...]

3 Sneaky Ways to go from 0 to 500 Subscribers

February 20th, 2017|YouTube Tips|

by Eleana Overett How can people find you when you’ve just started? It’s one of the big questions asked by most new YouTubers. The likelihood of someone just happening across your channel at this point is quite remote, and getting from 0 to 500 subscribers is one of the hardest milestones to break [...]

How YouTube Will Make You Question Everything

February 8th, 2017|YouTube Tips|

by Nadya Yudina   YouTube is a huge platform with all kinds of content out there. Sometimes, this content is thought-provoking and starts a discussion, and sometimes it is just plain dodgy and makes you wonder whether it is someone’s imagination or a horrendous reality. So, in which ways can YouTube, or the [...]

How to Stay Sane on YouTube

February 6th, 2017|YouTube Tips|

by Eleana Overett We’ve all had those days where we’ve stared at our computer screens mid-edit and thought “is this worth it?” And that’s the important thing to remember – we’ve all had those days. This video by Tim Schmoyer for his channel Video Creators includes a really good discussion of the issue [...]

Are you cut-out for YouTube?

February 1st, 2017|Uncategorised, YouTube Tips|

By Nadya Yudina   When I was talking about YouTubers with a friend and how popular YouTube culture is becoming, she said “everyone wants to be a vlogger now”. “Do they?” I wondered at the time, but having thought about it, maybe she was onto something. According to YouTube, there are over a [...]

January 2017

How to Never Miss an Upload Day Again

January 30th, 2017|YouTube Tips|

by Eleana Overett One of the top recommendations in the YouTuber bible is to upload consistently and regularly. It’s a simple idea but can be hard to orchestrate because, well, where do we begin? Motivation? Thinking of video ideas? Little time? Other commitments? Life? That’s why planning and scheduling are words that should [...]

September 2016

How to Ask a YouTuber for a Collaboration

September 2nd, 2016|YouTube Tips|

Sometimes you can watch a video, like the person’s content and personality, comment asking for a collaboration, and they’ll just say yes. However, YouTubers that have a plan in place for their channel and have promise to make it in the online world may not be so open to just anyone who asks. They’re not [...]

August 2016

Working with Brands (Advice from SiTC)

August 22nd, 2016|YouTube Tips|

Creator Day at Summer in the City is the industry-focused first day of the UK’s biggest event for YouTube and online video. The day is targeted at YouTubers who want to learn more about the for-profit machine that the platform has become, and make the most of the opportunities available for turning amateur film-making into a [...]

July 2016

Why you need good Thumbnails

July 19th, 2016|YouTube Tips|

Let’s get down to some basics here because although “small YouTubers” doesn’t necessarily mean “new YouTubers,” sometimes it does – and then there are some of us that could always use a refresher. This is our YouTube homepage recommended list (because god forbid they would recommend some small YouTubers…). What do you see? Thumbnails, titles, [...]

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