Zennie62’s Growth As YouTube Partner: An Infographic

Zennie62 is one of YouTube’s pioneer vlogger channels, and was established in 2006. This is this blogger’s first infograph – what better subject than Zennie62 on YouTube?

YouTube / Google Delays YT Partner Videos In Search Results

YouTube / Google is driven by stock price maintenance perhaps more than anything else, it seems. This assertion comes after a rash of complaints by YouTube Partners – people who…

Harriet Tubman Sex Video: Russell Simmons, Awesomeness TV Look Stupid

Russell Simmons owes Harriet Tubman an apology for the Harriet Tubman Sex Video, or what some call the Harriet Tubman Sex Tape. Posted during the night, about 11 hours ago,…

YouTube Networks Ask You To Give Up Your Google AdSense Money

Here’s why I will not join a YouTube Network for now: the one’s who’ve contact me, and it’s happened four times now, all have business models that involve me signing…

Why Jason Calacanis Is Wrong About YouTube

Jason Calacanis has written what was an email turned into a blog post (“I aint’gonna work on YouTube’s farm no more”) and about his reasons why he’s not going to…

Zennie62 On YouTube Passes 47 Million Video Views

The pioneer YouTube Partner Channel has over 2,400 videos, covered seven NFL Drafts, Oscars Red Carpet, produced news commentary video-blogs, like this one: Zennie62, a YouTube video channel established April…

YouTube Focus Of European Quick Buck Artists Making False Copyright Claims

YouTube has a problem that must be stopped. People who claim to be located in Europe are trying to make a fast buck off American YouTubers. This video-blogger has been…

The Problem With YouTube That Can Be Fixed

The following was originally written as a response to a statement on the YouTube Partner Monetization Forum that if a YouTuber just concentrated on making better videos, that would overcome…

YouTube Capture App For The iPhone First Test Vlog

YouTube has created YouTube Capture and perhaps as an answer to Tout.com, Viddy, Social Cam, and other smartphone-based camcorder devices. Whatever the case, it’s an easy to use app, but…

Maker Studios: YouTube Partner Lands $40 Million In Funding

Maker Studios and Awesomeness TV are two of a very small, but growing, group of YouTube Partners that are securing millions in venture funding for their video production efforts. According…

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…

Heloed Griot Becomes YouTube Partner

Heloed Griot, or Dwayne, started on YouTube six years ago, but just recently really ramped-up his activity. Now, he’s a YouTube Partner, and can make money from the traffic his…

Play 2012 Digital Media Conference Today

The >play 2012 Digital Media Conference is today at the UC Berkeley Haas Business School, and it promises to be an excellent presentation. The event is entirely student-run, and concerns…

“BMVEntertainment” Uses YouTube To File False Copyright Claims

If you’re a YouTube Partner, or even just a person uploading a video to YouTube, you may find yourself the victim of firms like the so-called “BMVEntertainment.” This blogger did,…

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…

Michelle Jenneke Proves YouTube Work To Devalue Sexy Videos Failed

Michelle Jenneke’s dancing routing just before the start of her track race at the Junior World Championships did more than cause the creation of a viral video, and make her…

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, 2012, Past And Present Via YouTube

Thanks you YouTube, we can enjoy all that is the The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, 2012, celebrating 60 years of rein of Queen Elizabeth, the current Queen Of England, and the…

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…

Mike Myers, Kevin Kline Video On Oscar Etiquette Shows AMPAS Social Media Issue

The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Science either has a fear of social media, or a plain lack of knowledge of proper social media practices. And here I refer…

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…

CES Confidential: MySpace v. Facebook, YouTube’s Robert Kyncl, Ben Parr

A lot of off-camera and mic and newspaper gossip flying around at the Consumer Electronic’s Show 2012. This is Friday the 13th here in Las Vegas, so I’m sure this…

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…

YouTube Channel Zennie62 Tops 30 Million Video Upload Views

As of this week, Zennie62 on YouTube passed the 30 million mark of videos viewed. The channel was established on October 8, 2007, and now has grown to the rate…

Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Rihanna Music Videos Most Viewed On YouTube

RICK ROSS UPDATE Who has the most viewed YouTube videos of all? The answers may surprise you, and was certainly eye-opening to this blogger. The online video space has grown…

A Talk With Lucas Watson, YouTube’s Sales, Marketing Exec

After a good presentation at Ad Age DigitalWest on Tuesday, Lucas Watson, YouTube’s new Vice President Of Global Sales And Marketing, talked with this blogger in the dressing room at…

Justin Bieber YouTube Video Takedown Example Of Bad YT Community Behavior

Ad Age has a great blog post explaining how videos from Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Shakira were taken down by a channel called iLCreation. While the Ad Age website…

Storify Beta A New Blogging Platform

While its creators will certainly disagree with this blogger’s blog post, after joining Storify, the new platform described as… a company building tools to help journalists, bloggers and experts curate…