Shelf Life YouTube Video Show Raised $35K In One Month

Shelf Life successfully raised $35,000 (well, $34,579 here: http://www.indiegogo.com/ShelfLife) and totally from clicks provided by fans of the show. Ok, so what’s the show? Shelf Life, produced by Yuri Lowenthal…

Extremely Scary Ghost Elevator Prank Works On Stupid People

The video “Extremely Scary Ghost Elevator Prank” has gained over 14 million views in just two days. It features a trick of sorts where people in Brazil go into this…

PSY’s Gangnum Style YouTube Video Earns $1.65 Million In Ad Revenue

PSY’s Gangnum Style YouTube video has not just accumulated 812,794,421 views (as of this writing), but lost in the news that the music video has surpassed Justin Bieber’s “Baby” for…

Bristol Palin Lawsuit Win Helps YouTube Partners

Bristol Palin, the daughter of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and a reality TV show star, just won a defamation lawsuit filed against her. The win, reported by TMZ.com, may…

Shiva Rajaraman Of YouTube Reports On The State Of YouTube

Shiva Rajaraman, Director, Product Management at Google YouTube starts Play 2012. Shiva’s talking to the Play 2012 Conference audience and asked “How many people have used YouTube in the last…

YouTube’s Robert Kyncl Keynote At MIPCON 2012

Robert Kyncl, YouTube Global Head of Content, gave a great speech at MIPCON 2012 that’s very much like the one he gave at CES 2012 Las Vegas. The overall focus…

YouTube Adds “Estimated Minutes Watched” To YT Partner Analytics

YouTube consistently makes it easier to determine how a YouTube Partner’s video sharing business is performing. When this vlogger became a YouTube Partner in 2008, and thus able to earn…

Zennie Abraham With Christina Marie Flores On SF Live, 2009: Blogs, Video-Blogs, And Media

Want to know how to blog and to video-blog? Watch this three-video segment that consists of a 2009 interview of me by “Christina Marie,” then the host of a cable…

Is YouTube Killing Viral Videos?

Is the viral video dead? In installing an algorithm to favor “engagement” over clicks, and seemingly in response to the “Reply Girls” controversy, where two women specialized in making videos…

YouTube / Google AdSense December Algorithm Change Harms Partners

A number of YouTube Partners, including this video blogger, have complained of a sudden and dramatic decrease in revenue starting in late December (though Zennie62’s decrease has not been as…

YouTube Analytics Much Better Than YouTube Insight

There are an estimated 20,000 YouTube Partners, or people who make some level of money from the production, uploading, and distribution of their own original content videos. Zennie62 is one…

YouTube Feature: AConnectiontv, Invisible People tv, Vahchef, Grishno

About a month ago, this blogger said that YouTube was not featuring people of color in the YouTube Partner Program highlights, now called YouTube Creators. So, that talk with YouTube…