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5 important things you must avoid when vlogging
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Magic moments: the art of Vine marketing
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Will YouTube be the dominant broadcasting medium of the future?
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10 tips for buying the best home based video editing PC
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Filmmaking tips that you cannot overlook
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How to use a green screen when vlogging
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How to engage your audience with video content
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A closer look at Project:Library
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Why pre-production planning gets the best results
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In the Spotlight: ‘Becoming YouTube’

5 important things you must avoid when vlogging

A vlog offers more than just written words and is a great way of conveying opinion and information as well as displaying your creative talents. If you want to become a successful vlogger there is plenty of information and advice about what you need to do. Here though, let’s look at what you most certainly should[...]

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Magic moments: the art of Vine marketing

The integration of video content into social media platforms provides enormous potential for marketers to promote their brands in innovative and captivating ways. Video is fast becoming the predominant form of content across most of the big social media platforms, with the likes of Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest now incorporating video or boasting their own[...]

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Will YouTube be the dominant broadcasting medium of the future?

When YouTube first launched itself upon the global consciousness of the planet in 2006, it was clear that it was ushering in a new era of broadcasting. Garnering millions of views for its videos within a year of starting up, it grew at a phenomenal rate, outdoing its early rivals including social networking site, MySpace.[...]

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10 tips for buying the best home based video editing PC

Video editing demands a lot from your computer and it’s no exaggeration to say that older PCs can no longer handle the demands of modern multimedia. If your computer is running slow and you want to upgrade or replace it for video editing purposes, here are some key considerations you should ponder. What size hard drive should I get? A[...]

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Filmmaking tips that you cannot overlook

Image © PhotoDune Creating a short film requires a little bit of knowledge and understanding of some core principles, particularly if you are just starting out in this exhilarating industry. Let’s look at five essential preparation tips that you, as a new filmmaker, can bring to your next project. Maximise your resources You probably don’t have the resources, never[...]

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How to use a green screen when vlogging

The rise of vlogging over the last decade is due in part to its minimal entry barriers. Cameras are increasingly affordable, from webcams to phones to DSLRs; Internet connections are fast enough to make uploading video easy; YouTube provides a free publishing platform. Time and skill are the only remaining gatekeepers now that anybody can[...]

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How to engage your audience with video content

What you have to say to the world is the heart and soul of your vlog. It can, however, be easy to lose sight of that if you allow yourself to be distracted by someone else, hoping to replicate their production style, values, or success. Your vlog stories come from your own inspiration, so trust[...]

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A closer look at Project:Library

Project: Library is a four Part YouTube production from the minds of Mike Cannon and Tim Hautekiet. The British mini-series details a team of Librarians led by the terrifying tyrant manager of the library, Troy, chasing up a million pound charge for an overdue book from years ago. Michael Foster is the unfortunate young man[...]

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Why pre-production planning gets the best results

Shooting a video is not a spur of the moment effort; planning is essential if you are going to create the best results. So, you have a great idea for a short film, but where do you start? It’s a very good question, and one that is a basic premise of filmmaking. After all, a[...]

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In the Spotlight: ‘Becoming YouTube’

In light of previous articles looking at innovative YouTube channels including JacksGap, Marcus Butler and Zoella, this week we shall look at a couple more extremely interesting concepts in the land of YouTube. Today, our subject is the wave-making ‘Becoming YouTube’ series, which is native to Tube’ veteran Benjamin Cooks channel ‘ninebrassmonkeys’. As part of the[...]

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