What is a YouTube Copyright Claim?

A guest post by Randi Zimmerman of SymphonicBlog. If you upload a video containing copyright-protected material, you could end up with a copyright claim. In this video, we’ll break down what it. Continue reading

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$20M in YouTube royalties stolen from artists using forged letters

Two men have been accused of a $20 million over several years, according to newly released court documents. According to prosecutors, Jose “Chanel” Teran, 36, of Scottsdale, AZ and Webster. Continue reading

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What are Art Tracks?

Interested in learning more about Art Tracks on YouTube? You’ve come to the right place. Here’s everything you need to know… from Randi Zimmerman of the SymphonicBlog.

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What tracks are eligible for YouTube’s content ID?

Did you know that you can check to see if people are using your copyrighted IP without permission? Here’s how to see if your content is eligible for this feature. Continue reading

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Guide to supporting your music career with YouTube

It’s no secret that YouTube is a huge platform with major potential for artists. Looking for some inspiration? Here are some of the best ways to support your music career with YouTube…. Continue reading

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How Vevo is different than YouTube + music video promotion best practices

David McTiernan, the Head of Artist/Label Relations & Digital Marketing at Vevo joins Michael Brandvold and Jay Gilbert on the Music Biz Weekly podcast. Vevo is the world’s leading music. Continue reading

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YouTube bans ‘Musical Creator’ account for DMCA takedown fraud

While few would debate the need for the DMCA takedowns on YouTube, many can attest to a myriad of mistakes and abuse. Here Techdirt’s Timothy Geigner “celebrates” a long-overdue music-related. Continue reading

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The WORST music marketing mistakes (and how to prevent them)

Nobody’s perfect, and mistakes are bound to be made in any job, but some are worse than other and can have a far more detrimental impact on your career. Here,. Continue reading

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YouTube Music’s #YouTubeBlack Voices Class of 2022 introduced

As 2021 draws to a close, YouTube Music is revealing its #YouTubeBlackVoices Artist Class, a program aimed at amplifying Black voices on YouTube by offering artist support with funding and. Continue reading

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YouTube answers 5 questions about its discovery algorithm

Getting users to discover your content is the most essential part of building your audience, and while many platforms are fairly opaque about how their discovery algorithms work, YouTube has. Continue reading

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