Showing posts with label YouTube. Show all posts
Showing posts with label YouTube. Show all posts

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

How to Become a YouTube Millionaire

In the ever-expanding digital landscape, YouTube has emerged as a powerful platform for creators to showcase their talents and monetize their content. With over two billion monthly active users, the potential for financial success is immense. But how does one transform from an aspiring YouTuber to a YouTube millionaire? In this comprehensive guide, we'll walk you through the essential steps to help you reach this coveted milestone.

Define your niche and target audience:

The first step towards YouTube success is to choose a niche that appeals to a specific audience. Determine what you're passionate about and have expertise in, and then create content tailored to that demographic. This will not only make your content more engaging and relevant but also help you stand out in a competitive market.

Create high-quality, engaging content:

Content is king when it comes to YouTube. Invest time and effort in creating compelling videos with a strong narrative, high production value, and a unique voice. This will help you attract and retain viewers, encourage sharing, and boost your channel's visibility.

Optimize your videos for search and discovery:

To get your content noticed, optimize your videos using relevant keywords, catchy titles, and attention-grabbing thumbnails. Include well-written descriptions and add relevant tags to increase the likelihood of your videos being discovered through YouTube's search and recommendation algorithms.

Be consistent and persistent:

Successful YouTubers understand the importance of consistency. Develop a regular upload schedule and stick to it to keep your subscribers engaged and anticipating your next video. Persistence is key, as it may take time to build a substantial following and achieve your financial goals.

Interact with your audience:

Establishing a strong connection with your viewers is crucial for long-term success. Respond to comments, ask for feedback, and engage with your audience on social media platforms. This will not only help you understand their preferences but also foster a sense of loyalty and community around your channel.

Collaborate with other creators:

Working with other YouTubers in your niche can help you reach new audiences and enhance your credibility. Collaborations can take many forms, from guest appearances to joint video projects. Network with creators who share similar interests and values, and together, you can multiply your reach.

Monetize your channel:

There are several ways to generate income from your YouTube channel:

a. Ad revenue: Enable monetization through the YouTube Partner Program and earn money from ads displayed on your videos.

b. Affiliate marketing: Promote products or services in your videos and earn a commission for each sale generated through your unique referral links.

c. Sponsorships and brand deals: Partner with brands to create sponsored content, which can result in substantial payouts.

d. Merchandise: Design and sell your own merchandise, such as T-shirts, hats, and accessories, to your loyal fan base.

e. Crowdfunding and memberships: Offer exclusive content and perks to subscribers who support you financially through platforms like Patreon or YouTube's channel memberships.

Continuously learn and adapt:

Stay updated on YouTube trends, algorithm changes, and best practices. Continuously refine your content strategy, experiment with new video formats, and embrace new features as they become available. Adaptability is crucial for sustained success in the ever-evolving world of YouTube.


Becoming a YouTube millionaire is no small feat, but with dedication, persistence, and a strategic approach, it's an achievable dream. By following these guidelines and staying true to your unique vision, you'll be well on your way to making your mark in the world of YouTube and reaping the financial rewards that come with it.


Thursday, December 22, 2022

How to Make Money on YouTube

 Making money on YouTube 

Are you looking to turn your passion for creating videos into a profitable career on YouTube? With over 2 billion monthly active users, YouTube is a vast platform with endless opportunities for creators to earn money. From ad revenue and sponsorships to merchandise sales and online courses, there are many ways to monetize your YouTube channel. However, it's important to remember that making money on YouTube takes time and effort. Building a successful channel requires consistency, engagement with your audience, and creating high-quality content. In this article, we will explore some of the keyways you can make money on YouTube and provide tips and best practices for maximizing your income potential. Whether you're just starting out on your YouTube journey or looking to take your channel to the next level, this article will provide valuable insights and guidance on how to turn your hobby into a lucrative career.


There are several ways you can make money on YouTube: 

Ad revenue: If you enable ads on your YouTube videos, you will earn a share of the revenue generated from views on your videos. This is the most common way that YouTubers make money. 

·    Sponsorships and partnerships: Many brands are willing to pay YouTubers to promote their products or services in their videos. This can be a lucrative source of income, especially if you have a large and engaged audience. 

·    Merchandise sales: You can sell merchandise related to your channel, such as t-shirts, hats, and other items, through the YouTube Merchandise shelf. 

·    YouTube Premium: If you have a channel that meets the eligibility requirements, you can apply to be a part of the YouTube Partner Program, which allows you to earn money through ad revenue and also gives you access to YouTube Premium, a subscription service that offers ad-free streaming and other benefits. 

·    Patreon is a platform that allows you to receive ongoing payments from your fans or patrons. You can set up a Patreon account and offer exclusive content or perks to your supporters in exchange for their support. 

·    Online courses and services: If you have expertise in a particular area, you can create and sell online courses or offer services through your YouTube channel.


It's important to note that making money on YouTube takes time and effort. Building a successful channel requires consistency, engagement with your audience, and creating high-quality content. It may take some time before you start seeing significant income from your YouTube efforts.


Popular Youtubers


It is difficult to determine the most popular YouTube stars, as popularity can be measured in a variety of ways, such as the number of subscribers, views, or engagement on a channel. Here are a few YouTube stars who have gained significant popularity on the platform:


·    PewDiePie is a Swedish YouTuber known for his gaming and commentary videos. He has over 107 million subscribers and is currently the most subscribed individual creator on YouTube.


·    Shane Dawson is a YouTuber who has been on the platform for over a decade and is known for his documentary-style videos. He has over 23 million subscribers.


·    Ryan Kaji is the star of the popular children's channel Ryan's World, which has over 50 million subscribers.


·    MrBeast is a creator known for his extravagant challenges and philanthropic efforts. He has over 100 million subscribers.


·    Casey Neistat is a filmmaker and YouTuber known for his vlogs and documentary-style videos. He has over 10 million subscribers.


It's important to note that the popularity of YouTube stars can change over time, and the list above represents a snapshot of the current landscape. There are many other YouTube stars who have gained significant popularity on the platform and have large and engaged audiences.


Popular YouTube categories that generate the most traffic and have the highest paying Keywords.


The most popular categories on YouTube can vary depending on a variety of factors, such as the current trends and interests of users, as well as the quality and popularity of the content being produced in a particular category. Here are a few examples of some of the most popular categories on YouTube:


Gaming: Gaming content, which includes Let's Plays, walkthroughs, and commentary on video games, is one of the most popular categories on YouTube. 

Music: Music videos and related content, such as covers and remixes, are also extremely popular on YouTube. 

Entertainment: This category includes a wide range of content, such as movies, TV shows, and celebrity gossip. 

Education and learning: Educational content, including instructional videos and lectures, is popular on YouTube, as are DIY and how-to videos. 

Beauty and fashion: Beauty and fashion content, including makeup tutorials and product reviews, is also popular on YouTube. 

Comedy: Comedy videos, including sketches and parodies, are also popular on the platform. 

It's important to note that the popularity of YouTube categories can change over time, and the list above represents a snapshot of the current landscape. There are many other categories of content on YouTube that have gained significant popularity and have large and engaged audiences.


In conclusion, making money on YouTube can be a lucrative and fulfilling career path for creators who are passionate about creating and sharing content on the platform. While it takes time and effort to build a successful channel, there are many ways to monetize your content, including ad revenue, sponsorships and partnerships, merchandise sales, and offering online courses and services. It's important to stay up to date with the latest trends and best practices for maximizing your income potential and building a strong and engaged audience. With dedication and hard work, it is possible to turn your passion for creating videos into a profitable career on YouTube.





Saturday, May 18, 2013

May 19 - 25 is YouTube Comedy Week

YouTube have got non-other than Arnold Schwarzenegger to announce their comedy week. Starting Sunday May 19 is YouTube's comedy week. Get ready for the best of comedy from across all of YouTube's channels to be display in front of you. There will also be live shows, standup comedy, YouTube creators joining hands and collaborating and a whole bunch of fun stuff. There are a lot of sketches and mix-ups planned which is sure to be fun. In fact the first show is all ready to start in a few hours.

YouTube Comedy WeekOne of the best parts of comedy week even before it begins is the new  Arnold Schwarzenegger ad. He says he is the most masculine man on the planet, he also says he does not like machines and likes to kill predators. All very funny but you can expect to see some of the best talents on YouTube being showcased. We also hope YouTube will find the time to included some of the smaller channels as they also have some really neat content. So get ready for YouTube comedy week and please click the link below to watch.

Click here to watch YouTube Comedy Week

Check the Schwarzenegger ad below!

YouTube Channel One to become default for everyone starting June 5

YouTube have announced that Channel One -  their new layout and design that has been tested by more than 100 million channels. What this means is that more than 100 million content creators who have their own channels on YouTube have started using the new design in Beta. On June 5th this will become the default design and layout for all channels across YouTube. We have also used the new YouTube design and we can say it's amazing and really drives a lot more views to your videos.With the new design YouTube channel owners will be able to upload channels art - visible on iOS, TV and Android devices. Making for a much more visual experiences. You can also upload and feature a video that introduces users to your channel and what it's all about.

New YouTube Channel OneWhat it means for Channel Owners

You need to be ready for the shift and YouTube have promised many reminders. So you will not be caught off-guard. The new design comes with a lot of tutorials and how-tos, so you know how to set things up. Once things are setup, you will have a channel with super display settings and visitors to your YouTube channel, get to set your videos and not your recent activities. Like some of the older settings would display. So if you are a content creator and need to get started on your new design layout. Use this link to opt in now to get started. Useful tips and tricks are available here. You can check out the Sociolatte YouTube channel here.

Source: YouTube Blog.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

YouTubeTrends Map shows you popular videos across different demographics

YouTube has introduced the latest way to see popular videos trending in various places. For now YouTube Trends map is available only across the US, with other regions coming soon. Trends map on YouTube will let you see what videos are popular where. In addition you can also see what videos are popular with teens and what videos are popular with older people. There is also the ability to see which videos are trending with male and female viewers. You will be presently surprised to note that the same videos are not popular with male and female viewers.

YouTube Trends MapYouTube trends map is a result from feedback YouTube received from the YouTube Trends Dashboard. Trends Dashboard is the place you go to when you want to find out which videos are popular and trending across the world. With Trends Dashboard you can select a country and see the most popular and trending videos over there. With Trends map it's taken to a whole new level and broken down by demographics and different locations across the country. So the next time you want to find out what's trending on YouTube - trends map will be the place for you to go. Check out trends map now and let us know your reaction in the comments section below.

Check out YouTube Trends Map here and YouTube Dashboard Here.

Sunday, May 5, 2013

YouTube to start charging for Premium Channels

YouTube that has been free for more than a decade - have now launched a bomb, YouTube to start charging for some channels. Premium quality content channels like The onion and WWE will be able to start charging for subscriptions. YouTube's parent company Google, have been toying with this idea for a long time and now it's all set to launch. This should happen as early as this week. The way it works is that premium channel partners like The Onion and WWE can add a subscription button for users to be able to view their channels. Subscriptions can start from as low as $1.99 a month and there are 50 channels that are ready to take the dive. The channels themselves might actually welcome this new revenue stream, which gives them a chance to generate additional revenue for their efforts. This is not in effect for all channels but only for carefully pre-selected quality content channels.

YouTube to start Charging

This also opens up opportunities for people who like to bring their movies and video creations to YouTube - people who invest a lot of money for creating premium content. So in addition to the free user videos being generated on YouTube. A whole new generation of Filmmakers and video content creators can use this opportunity to bring their stuff to YouTube. Companies like Time Warner, The Chernin Group, Bertelsmann, Discovery Communications and Comcast have all invested in companies that roll-out content specifically for YouTube. With over 1 billion users using YouTube every month - YouTube's earning will move from $ 1.3bn in 2012 to $ 2bn this year. So are you ready to start paying to watch videos on YouTube - sound off in the comments section below.

Source: Financial Times

Saturday, May 4, 2013

YouTube vs Tv - Who Wins?

Eric Schmidt - Google's Executive Chairman says that there is no more argument anymore. YouTube wins, TV is over the future is already here. Speaking at a gathering of advertising executives Eric Schmidt has made it clear that Internet Video is not a rival anymore - TV is over. YouTube has become so popular that it receives over 1 billion visitors every month. There is now an entire younger generation that has become used to amateur video shot by people like themselves from around the world. It is not a one-way street, YouTube is interactive and therefore more appealing to a younger audience.

TV vs YouTube - YouTube WinsOnly Google and Facebook gets more online visitors that YouTube. The Video sharing site has grown phenomenally and has surpassed all expectations. In the US more 18 - 34 year-olds watch YouTube more than any other cable network. This shows the shift of people watching and enjoying both amateur and professional broadcasts on YouTube. Eric Schmidt did not even argue that YouTube was a competitor to TV, but clearly stated that TV was over, YouTube had taken over and the future is now. In the battle of TV vs YouTube - YouTube has already won.

Source: Telegraph

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

How to create a YouTube Video Mashup

Putting two videos beside each other and mashing them together can be loads of fun. One of the latest sensations to hit the InterWebs is video mashups. Creating a YouTube Video Mashup can be interesting and a whole lot of fun. There is also a Subreddit dedicated to YouTube video mashups called youtubedoubler. Where users can share the videos they put beside each other and the joy or pain they created.

How to create a YouTube Video mashupWhen creating and mixing two videos together you can get your creativity on and produce something that people love. YouTubeDoubler is the webapp made just for this purpose. With YouTubeDoubler - you can pair two videos beside each other and let them play. You can then give yourself a VJ name and let the crowds view your creations. Once your create your double video you can then sahre it on Reddit, Facebook Twitter or simply mail it out to your friends. Whatever be your interest this site is sure to be a lot of fun. Please let us know in the comments section below if you create a video mashup

Try YouTubeVideo Doubler now

Check the video below and mute the one on the left - Airplane Dancing


YouTube Doubler

Thursday, April 4, 2013

YouTube earnings zero from clicks and here's why

Many YouTube partners have been surprised to see that clicks from their videos have been reporting 0 earnings. This has started from April 1 2013 and YouTube have announced the reason. The announcement has been that earnings will no more reflect in 'Adsense for content host'. This means that earnings will no more be calculated from within Adsense and if you want to find your earnings you can do so from within YouTube Analytics.

So what does this mean for YouTube partners - there is no change in the way you get paid. End of the month calculations on final earnings will include all YouTube click earnings. To find out how much you earned per day, you would need to check from within YouTube analytics.

YouTube click earnings now reported in YouTube AnalyticsHow to check YouTube earnings.
1. Signin to YouTube
2. Click on your username
3. Click on video manager
4. Click on Analytics
5. Under 'Earnings Report' click on estimated earnings.

This was announced via the official YouTube for partners blog. Here you can find a sum of all your earnings and estimated earnings from clicks per day.

Source: YouTube partners and & Creators blog.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

How to save a windows live movie maker file for YouTube

Windows Live Movie Maker has a button to directly upload your project to YouTube. Sometimes however there might be technical reasons and the button might not work. The workaround is that you save your movie in a YouTube accepted format and then use the YouTube upload link to directly upload your movie. There are a few steps to follow to save your WLMM project in .WMV format. This is a format that is accepted by YouTube. When you hit the upload button on YouTube - you will be able to upload your video without any problems. This post will be a guide on how to save a windows live movie maker file for YouTube. This way you're all set to get your videos up and running on YouTube no matter what.

Save Windows Live Movie Maker for YouTubeHow to save a windows live movie maker file for YouTube
1. Go ahead and create your video project
2. When it comes time to save click on
3. The drop-down on the top
4. Choose 'Save Movie'
5. Now choose 'Recommended for this project' and hit save
6. You're done.

This way you can quickly save your movie in a YouTube accepted format and directly upload the same. There will be no hassles and everything will go smooth.

You might also like how to upload a video to YouTube

Please view video below if you'ed like the visuals

Thursday, March 14, 2013

How to upload photos to YouTube

YouTube now has a cool transition - you can upload your photos to YouTube and it will be created into a fantastic slideshow. Before this option it was Windows live Movie maker that people would use. With WLMM you could add all your photos and music to make a slideshow. With the new option on YouTube, you can now upload your photos directly and share them with your friends. The only downside is that to add music - you will be able to only add music that YouTube has. You cannot add your own music. So if you're channel is set for monetization, you will not be able to use the music available on YouTube.

How to upload photos to YouTubeHow to upload pics, photos, images to YouTube
1. login to YouTube
2. Click on upload
3. On the right you will find 'Photo Slideshow'
4. Click on create
5. Upload your photos - drag-and-drop
6. Move your pics around in the order you want them
7. Save and you're done

Thursday, March 7, 2013

How to tag YouTube videos together

This is one of the newest features on YouTube - the ability to tag YouTube videos together with the same tags. Before we start on how to do this, one important question must be. How do YouTube tags work and are they really important. The reason why tags are important is that they help promote your video on YouTube. So when uses search using a string of works and your tags match. Your video will show up. This is assuming you already have uploaded videos to YouTube and own a YouTube channel.

If you are familiar with creating and uploading videos to YouTube. You are aware that when uploading you have ability to tag videos. This post is not about that. This is about using tags and grouping your videos together for the same tags. So if there is a new tag you want to use and would like to group two or more videos under the same tag. You can do so in a few quick and easy steps.

How to tag videos together on YouTubeHow to tag your YouTube videos
1. Login to YouTube
2. Click on your username
3. Click on Video Manager
4. Select the videos you want to apply tags for (click on the checkbox)
5. From the dropdown beside tag on the top, select the tags you want to use.

How to remove tags
1. Follow the same process mentioned above
2. Uncheck the tags you no longer wish to you
3. You're done.

Please leave a comment or suggestion with what you think.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

How to Film and share videos instantly with YouTube Capture for iPhone

Google has just released YouTube Capture for iPhone and iPod Touch. With this new iPhone App it just got a whole lot easier to capture video and film on your devise and share it on YouTube. Once you share it on YouTube you can then send your pals the link on Google+, Facebook and Twitter. The App by itself is very straightforward and easy to use. Once downloaded and launched you can begin filming and alternate between your front facing and rear facing camera. All you need to do is to touch on the capture icon and you're ready to go. If you have a shaky hand you can use YouTube's enhancements like stabilization to touch it up.

Film and share videos instantly with YouTube Capture for iPhoneHow to use YouTube Capture on your iPhone or iPod Touch.
1. You will need to download the app from iTunes store
2. Install it on your iPhone or iPod
3. Once installed click on capture to launch the app
4. The first time you launch it you will be presented with a brief tutorial
5. Once done you can either log in to your YouTube account or begin capturing film immediately and sign in later.
6. Rotate your phone to go into landscape mode
7. Tap the capture button to begin recording
8. The recording button turns into a timer
9. Tap the timer to finish

You're video is now ready to be uploaded to YouTube. Start uploading and close the App - you video will be uploaded silently in the background. You can then use YouTube's enhancements if you want to touch up your video.
Get YouTube Capture for iPhone here.

Saturday, December 8, 2012

YouTube: How to feature a video or channel across all your videos

YouTube is the No 1 video site on the internet and has allowed for many people to become video content creators. Helping spawn something called 'YouTube Stars'. If you are a regular user then you have your favorite channel you follow and your favorite person. There are many YouTube channels that have over a million subscribers and everyday there is someone new creating content and uploading it to YouTube. You can also earn money from your creations if are invited by YouTube to be a part of their revenue sharing program. So if you have taken then bold step and have now decided to upload videos and maybe you have already gotten started with a few. YouTube has a feature called InVideo Programming.

YouTube Feature a videoHow does YouTube InVideo Programing work
If you use this feature essentially this is how it works. Let's say you have a few videos uploaded to YouTube. With InVideo programming, you can feature your channel across all your videos, you can also feature one specific videos across all your other videos. So while someone is watching your video, there is a small box that appears on the top right with your channel avatar. When someone clicks on it they are taken to your YouTube channel. You can also feature your most popular video across all of your other videos. Once enabled a small box with a screenshot of your feature video will appear at the bottom of your video and viewers can click on it to be taken to your featured video. This helps in branding and essentially keeps viewers glued to your channel and videos. The longer a person stays watching your videos the more popularity and engagement they receive. This is something every YouTube video creator needs to use as it increases your brand and engagement with in turn results in more views and more awareness and hopefully catapults you to YouTube stardom.

How to feature your Channel and video using YouTube InVideo Programming
1. Login to YouTube
2. Click on your channel name and then choose settings
3. Click on InVideo Programming found on the left-hand column.
4. Beside 'Feature Channel' choose the options as to which part of your video you want you channel to appear and the display time.
5. Beside 'Featured Video' choose the position, display time and duration.
6. Click Save and you're done.

How to change a feature video on YouTube
1. Click on remove next to the video and then choose a new one, click save and you're done.

Using this feature you can set to feature your channel and a specific video across all your other videos

Check the video out below of you want the visuals

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Set your default YouTube Upload Settings

YouTube is the No 1 destination on the web for video content. Content being uploaded by content is versatile, new and ambitions. The best part about YouTube is that it allows anybody to become a content creator or video maker. There is also the chance to monetize your videos and make some money -- provided your videos get a lot of views and a lot of subscribers. If you have a lot of video views you might get invited by YouTube to join their partner program. There are many YouTube video content creators who are now able to live off their vast earnings from YouTube.

How to adjust YouTube upload settingsIf you are one of those people who want to start experimenting with YouTube and have started uploading videos. There is something known as YouTube default settings. Once you choose this option and set all your defaults. Then every-time you upload a video you don't have to make individual changes. Default settings will take care of it and it becomes less cumbersome. Do what you do best, create and upload videos and let the default settings work for you. You can also set your defaults to automatically monetize your videos if you are a part of the revenue sharing program of YouTube.

How to set your default YouTube upload settings
1. Login to YouTube
2. Click on your username
3. Click on settings
4. Under Channel settings -- choose defaults
5. Choose the best options that suit you and click on save
6. You're done

Please check the video below if you need the visuals

Monday, October 8, 2012

Sad YouTube: To read Melancholic comments by Strangers

Everyone who uses YouTube is aware of the aggressive community of trolls that sail the YouTube ocean. They are always there and ready to pass judgement and comment on videos. Some of these comments are simply amazing and some are not so. A lot of these comments simply get voted down and eventually disappear. Sad YouTube however shows that there are those comments worth reading of people who actually write and post comments that are sad and not written in troll standard.

Sad KittyAnother thing to note about comments like these are that they are usually found beneath songs. Reminding people of their past loves and stirring emotions that might have been buried for a long time. There are some of us who actually like reading comments as many can be quiet insightful. One of the best places for this is Reddit -- some of the saddest comments you might ever read. Sad Tube however brings this kind of thing to you from YouTube. So if this is something you might want to rad give the site a whirl and you can also contribute by submitting comments you think should make it on there.

Sad YouTube 

Friday, September 28, 2012

YouTube Leanback to watch videos continuously in TV mode

YouTube Lean back to watch videos continuously on the big screen
YouTube Leanback Interface

YouTube Leanback is that option you are looking for if you want to watch videos continuously and non-stop. So let's say your favorite artist is Aerosmith -- you go to YouTube Leanback and search for Aerosmith, click play and then lean-back and enjoy. Works best on a large-screen and Google TV. So you can play these videos on any large screen and the best part is that all videos play in full-screen mode without Ads. At least when we tested it, no ads showed up, a plus-point for those of you who want to turn YouTube on and let it run like a normal TV or radio program.

So Leanback is YouTube running like a normal TV program on a big screen. Once you start playing the list of songs and videos. You can always hover over the screen and click fast-forward or next and pause. Just the controls you need to make sure your YouTube TV viewing experience is really Good. This will play YouTube videos endlessly, as you sit back and enjoy. This is not just for the big screen but also on your Laptop, tablet, SmartPhone, PC or just about any device. All you need is a fast internet connection and you're ready to go.
YouTube Leanback

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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

PlayStation 3 gets a new YouTube app

Pairing on YouTube PS3 app

There is an all new YouTube app available for PS3. The new app has some cool new features that every gamer will love. You can watch all your favorite YouTube videos now on the big screen follow your favorite channels and upload videos of your games. The new YouTube app for PS3 comes completely designed for PS3 controls and the big screen.

So whats new with the YouTube app for PlayStation 3

1. Search - the new app comes with search suggestions and instant video results as your type. The feature of search that you have been familiar with on your PC. With search suggestions YouTube helps you find much more easily the videos you're looking for.
2. Your Subscribed Channels - all the channels you like and follow will now be available on the app. These will include HD videos and official music videos.
3. Your phone as remote - use the quick pairing process to use your phone as a remote as you enjoy your videos on the big screen. So search for videos on your SmartPhone and with the click of a button it will play on the big screen. You can also use your phone to control the video while it's playing. 

So how to get the new YouTube app for PS3.
You can get the App at the PlayStation store and it's available under My Channel. Currently available in North America. YouTube have announced however that the app will soon be available in more countries.
Source: YouTube Blog

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Saturday, August 11, 2012

What happens when you block someone on YouTube

YouTube is one of those places that looks like the wild west. Especially the colorful comments you find mostly everywhere. In fact in can get so annoying that users sometimes actually disable commenting on their videos. It adds up however to creating quite a vibrate community. God help those however who upload videos the can be stupid, the community will respond by showing no mercy. Sometimes if you have a YouTube channel and maybe upload videos there is a possibility of someone harassing you and you want to block them. Maybe you do not have a YouTube channel but are still harassed by a certain someone, you can block that person. So what happens when you block someone on YouTube

What happens when you block someone on YouTube

When you block someone on YouTube
They will not be able to make comments on your Channel
They will not be able to make comments on your Videos
They will not be able to send your private messages
They will not be able to contact you in any way on YouTube
They will not be able to subscribe to your channel
They will not be able to send you a friend invite
They will not be able to send you channel comments

What they can still do
View your channel 
View your Videos
report your videos
Reply to comments you made on other people's videos
They will be able to view your channel and all modulus you make available like 'Activity Feed' etc - including commenting and any thumbs-up you might had given to a video.

When you block someone they will not be able to contact you in any way but they can still see your channel and other modules you make available. They will not however be able to comment on your Videos or Channel and will also not be able to send you direct messages. Please leave a comment below to continue this discussion. 

Thursday, August 9, 2012

YouTube: How to join videos together

How to join YouTube video clips together

New new YouTube video editor has some amazing features and part of it is the enhanced ability to join two YouTube videos together and create a whole new one. If you are new to YouTube video uploads you must keep in mind that this can be done only for videos you own and upload to YouTube. So once you have your video editor page opened on YouTube, you can combine any number of videos together. You can also add a cool transition between videos if you want. This is good if you need a transition from one clip to the other. If both the clips represent part 1 and part 2 you obviously don't need the transition tool.

YouTube: How to join, merge or combine YouTube video clips and movies together.
1. Login to YouTube
2. Go to or click on this link to go there right now
3. You see a list of all your videos on the dashboard
4. Below which you see the gray bar with the square which says - drag videos here to begin editing.
5. Drag the first video into that box and then the next.

6. Now click on the transitions icon to see a list of transitions you can use.
7. If you want to add a transition effect, drag and drop the transition you want to use between the videos. Works like a transition effect on PowerPoint.

If you would like the visuals please check the video below.

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