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Producer Profile: Julian Ilett

On the face of it, Julian Ilett’s channel shouldn’t work. He has no real video camera or DSLR to shoot with, doesn’t use any editing software, hardly appears on screen – his hands feature most often – and is, how can we say this gently,...

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Free video ads for YouTube creators

Apparently unscathed – and possibly unbothered – by the substantial furore and backlash about recent changes to the commenting system, YouTube has announced free video advertising for its users. Labelled “Fan Finder”, the site is permitting channels to make their own video ads and submit...

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New options for YouTube plugging

YouTube has added new ways for channel owners to wrap other people’s content into their own playlists, should they wish to do so. Their blog says “You can now feature any playlist from another channel as a section on your own channel by selecting the...

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Software offers to boost your viewing figures

As if understanding the bewildering cloud of statistics that YouTube offers wasn’t enough, now there’s a tool to give you even more data munching – albeit presented in a pretty set of graphs. Those clever folk at VidIQ have updated their software to now provide...

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YouTube launches paid channels

As predicted by the Financial Times and reported here on Tubeshooter on May 6th, YouTube has now officially launched a subscription-based service for viewers. Beginning with what it callsĀ “a small group of partners … with subscription fees starting at $0.99 per month”, each channel will...

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YouTube plots monthly subscription plan

Given the extraordinary number of videos streamed every day – heck, every minute – from YouTube, it’s no wonder that the company is always on the lookout for new ways to generate revenue from that content. Now, according to the Financial Times, the video website...