Uploading to YouTube can be a daunting task, you never quite know if your video was a hit or not. What results should you be getting? How do you judge if your content was well-received?

In this article I'm going to suggest a few metrics I use when uploading a video and tools that you may find useful to measure success on YouTube. Each channel is different so tailor my method to your needs.

What is Tumblr?

Tumblr is a blogging-social networking platform, a fairly decent one (despite it's reputation) with some unique features worth exploring.

You can even use a Tumblr blog as a cheap, feature-rich website.

Why should you use Final Cut Pro X?

There are a lot of video editing software out there ranging anywhere from freeware, such as Windows Movie Maker, to the highest end software used in Hollywood. Mac users will be glad to know that Apple has kept creators in mind by releasing a video editing software that stands with the best, Final Cut Pro X

The fight against people cheating in online games is getting ugly. Specifically, Epic Games is suing 14 year-old Caleb Rogers for allegedly modding the game and causing the developer to lose profits from his activity in the free-to-play "Battle Royale" mode for Fortnite. Rogers' mother filed a letter with North Carolina's US District Court saying that Epic "has no capability of proving any form of modification" because her son merely installed cheats he downloaded from Addicted Cheats, versus altering the game's source code himself.

The top 10 YouTube videos of the year

YouTube has just revealed its most popular videos for 2017. The lists are broken down into Top Trending and Top Music, and were compiled based on views, likes, comments, shares, and more, according to YouTube.

Extensive evidence of algorithm censorship of demonetised videos

This video showcase an extensive report of how demonetisation impacts video performance. Sealow's research focuses on the hidden variables called “excluded_ads”. This variable was implemented sometime between the 27th of January and the 5th of February, 2015.

One thing you might come across when editing videos (particularly gamers, news channels or video essayists) is the need to feature 4:3 footage (such as 1024x768) in a 16:9 video.

This can present a small problem that needs resolving, especially if you want to retain a high level of quality in your videos.

How to setup Wheel Decide in OBS

Wheel Decide is an online program that gives you a wheel similar to Wheel of Fortune that you can edit and use for making decisions and viewer interactivity in streams and videos!

How to set up Boom Replay for your stream

Have you ever watched any sports events? Well, if you like me and haven’t, they have this thing that they do after something particularly exciting happens during the match and replay it immediately. Boom works basically the same, replay last 30 (or less) seconds of the stream to your stream so that your viewers can relive the amazing moments again, and those who missed it, can experience it together! It also works on building hype and having a hype meter on your screen to see how exciting the moment was for your viewers.