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Musicians Go Political in Election 2016

2016 proved to be one of the most controversial campaign seasons of recent history. Despite the serious pros and cons of making a political statement, musicians played a significant role in this season’s problematic campaign. A-list artists like Sting, Christina Aguilera, John Legend, and many more openly supported Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton for Election 2016 while Republican […]

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3 Videos by Vydia Artists to Hype You Up for Halloween

With Halloween on the horizon nothing sets the mood like a killer music video.  What makes a good Halloween video you ask? Well a good beat and creepy content are a good start.  To help you get hyped for the holiday headed our way, we’ve featured three Vydia artists that have captured the fun and […]

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Take This Quiz: What genre of music best describes your personality?

Start the quiz below! Take this quiz to find out which genre of music resembles you the most.

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Everything you need to know about YouTube Red

Ad Supported vs. Paid Subscriptions  What does ad-free listening mean for content creators? In this week’s episode, Vydia University is discussing YouTube’s new paid subscription service. Google is changing their revenue model from advertising to subscription based. How much money do content creators stand to make? Watch the episode to understand the benefits of signing up for YouTube Red and how much revenue is […]

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How Do Covers Work on YouTube

Get paid for cover songs on YouTube. In this week’s episode, Vydia University is explaining how covers work on YouTube. Understand the copyrights involved. Is it legal? Watch now to learn how it works and how to get paid for covers. Have a question about this episode or any other topics within the industry? Comment below, […]

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Ready, Set, Schedule with VydiaOne

Schedule video posts to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube all from one platform.  Introducing VydiaOne, a new social distribution platform powered by Vydia. Users can now upload video content, select networks, schedule release dates and even administer rights – all from one platform. There is no longer the hassle of logging into multiple channels and uploading the […]

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How to Make Money with YouTube’s Content ID

What is Content ID?  Tracking your music’s digital fingerprint.  Content ID is a system developed by YouTube that allows you to monetize videos that contain your content – even if it is uploaded by another user.  Yes, that’s right– when advertisements play on any video that contains a master recording, composition, or music video you […]

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Are Your Royalties Being Tracked Properly?

We have been getting a ton of questions and feedback from the most recent Vydia University episode, where we explained how important ISRC codes are for your music videos. The 12 digit code ensures that the videos royalties are being tracked properly. This week on #AskVydia, we’ll answer the top questions. Watch now to learn more about […]

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Publish Videos on Facebook

As Vydia is the platform to manage all video content in one place, users can now schedule and deploy video releases straight to Facebook and other social networks with just a click of a button. Try it now. Rather than having to log in to each network and upload the video multiple times, on Vydia’s platform, […]

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Everything You Need To Know About ISRC Codes

What are they and why you should know about them. In this week’s episode, Vydia University is discussing the differences between ISRC codes and ISWC codes. Vydia CEO, Roy LaManna, and Digital Asset Manager, Mike Ceglio, are explaining when and where you will need them. Not knowing how to use them could mean your losing money.   Have a question about this episode? Take […]

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How to Get More Views

In the latest episode of #AskVydia, CEO Roy LaManna chats with senior publicist of Trendsetter Media and Marketing, Nick, to discuss how to get more views on your videos. The duo is answering questions from the latest Vydia University episode where they discuss the best ways to create an effective music video marketing campaign. If you […]

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Best Ways to Promote Your Music Video

Introducing Vydia University, a brand new YouTube show bringing episodes once a month from our team of industry professionals to discuss how to better your content and careers. The Vydia team is here for you to share our experience to independent artists and those starting out in the music industry. In this episode, we bought in Trendsetter Media and Marketing […]

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What’s on This Week?

It’s been a big week here at Vydia! Major networks are now accepting new music videos for early 2016 programming. Now is your chance to start the New Year with national airplay. Check out the latest Vydia acceptances this past week. Brian Weaver – “Set a Fire”  (VSR Music Group / Capitol CMG) – Accepted to […]

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Top Four Reasons to be a Pro-Tier Artist

Choosing to monetize your content through Vydia will give you all the necessary tools to further your career. Optimize your experience by becoming a pro-tier user on Vydia.com. What is a Vydia Pro-Tier Artist? A user who has upgraded their account and paid the $20 a year to get complete access to Vydia’s monetization service. […]

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What are Performance Rights Organizations?

With the great success of the #AskVydia YouTube series, artists have been asking really great questions, not only about the Vydia platform but the music industry in general which fuels Vydia University. A place where the Vydia team can help assist and answer any questions artists may have from music video production to music video […]

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Which is Better for Views?

Why do Facebook videos get more views than YouTube? We brought in Roy LaManna, Vydia CEO, to answer this question and more in this week’s installment of #AskVydia. Facebook or YouTube If you post videos to Facebook and YouTube, you may notice there is a difference within the view counter. Why are Facebook videos getting […]

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What is YouTube Red?

Everything you need to know about YouTube Red Today YouTube announced a new feature of subscription based entertainment offering ad-free, background play and offline listening for both music and video called YouTube Red. For $10 a month, subscribers can enjoy ad-free viewing and beginning next year, access to exclusive YouTube Red Original series. Starting today, […]

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How to Find Retention Rates on Facebook and YouTube

As content creators it’s important to properly review your videos metrics in order to see how the videos are performing on each platform. People are concerned on how many views their video gets – however what counts as a view? Where can you find this information? How can you use this information? With Facebook emerging […]

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The Truth About Channel Verification

Care about your content, not your channel verification. Being an independent artist is without a doubt a lot of hard work. You are your own manager, producer, director, promotions team and more. Luckily Vydia is help you along the way in ways of monetization, distribution and digital rights. A request we see often from artists […]

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The Freshman: Vote for Your Favorite Video to Get on mtvU

Three clients going head to head in this week’s Freshman contest. mtvU, sub network of MTV, programs college life and emerging music. Each week The Freshmen brings you five emerging artists from all genres. It’s the fans who will decide which artist gets into on-air rotation. This week, Vydia has three clients going head to […]

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MTV Jams is now BET Jams

BET Jams – The Only Network that’s all Hip-Hop, Nonstop. You may have noticed a slight change while flipping through the channels in the past few days. MTV Jams is now moving forward as BET Jams. Vydia can get you there. Distribute today for a chance of seeing your video on the new network! ?? […]

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