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Kalie Shorr Spotlights Girl Power with Her Latest Country Video

From Portland Maine to Nashville Tennessee, rising star and Vydia artist Kalie Shorr’s determination and drive continue to help her make her mark in country music. From an early age, Kalie knew exactly what she wanted in life and made her plan on how she was going to get there. She jumped into music at […]

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Key Concepts that Encourage Video Sharing

Now, more than ever, videos have become a powerful and popular medium for musicians to gain the exposure they are seeking. Not only do videos allow musicians to express their message visually but watching videos has also become one of the top ways that people spend their time online. Through the growth of video consumption, […]

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How to Make Money on YouTube

Sharing content online is a trend that continues to increase in popularity, however many people are still not claiming and monetizing their content. Turning on monetization on YouTube will enable ads on your videos, creating a revenue stream based on type of ads and number of views. With all that revenue being generated from your […]

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Hit the Gym with Vydia in 2017

The new year is here and that means everyone is heading back to the gym to shed those extra holiday pounds and jumpstart their New Year’s resolution. While gyms across the nation are filling up with new and old members, now is the perfect time to get your content in front of their eyes. The idea […]

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Happy Holidays from Team Vydia!

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is in full swing, but we’d like to slow it down, just for a second, and say thank you for publishing and promoting your creative content with Vydia. Not only do we appreciate your business, we are incredibly inspired by the amount of artistry and originality that […]

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Music’s Biggest Moments in 2016

2016 had no shortage of major music events: legends were lost, long-awaited albums were dropped, and Beyoncé made some Lemonade. Since the year is almost over, we wanted to reflect on some of music’s biggest moments of the year. So while you break out the champagne and prepare for your New Year’s celebration, rewind back […]

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How to Improve Video Quality – 6 Tips

Vydia is a video submission platform, while we don’t get involved in the production of the videos sent to us, we know the components that make a difference when creating a quality video that yields higher chances of being accepted by programmers. We love helping our video creators succeed so here are six tips that […]

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Post Malone’s Album “Stoney” Lives up to the Hype

Hip-hop artist, Post Malone, just released his debut album, Stoney, and to the surprise of critics it has already been streamed millions of times. Originally dated to be released this past August, Stoney  finally hit the shelves on December 9th, but not without receiving some backlash from fans. Post set his standards high after his […]

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How to Achieve Social Media Success

Social media management may seem simple but the hard truth is that running a professional account takes time and strategy. As a video creator, social media is an extremely valuable asset to help build your personal brand as well as create a direct dialogue to your fans. Having a strong social following will help your […]

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Happy Thanksgiving from Vydia!

Every day we are inspired by your video submissions. Your creativity, passion, and loyalty have helped us grow the Vydia brand. We are dedicated to working alongside you and celebrating every one of your triumphs. As we continue to develop our platform, each improvement we make has you in mind. There are no words that […]

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Artist Spotlight: The Dear Hunter

Vydia gets a ton of new artists every week, but when we come across new talent that pushes the limits of their genre with a video that’s as creative as the song, we have to share! The Dear Hunter has released the official music video under the Vydia platform for “Gloria”, one of their more […]

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Why Fashion Matters in Music Videos

When you think of fashion influencers in the music industry, you think of icons like Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, and MC Hammer. These artists are known for sharing their ideas through singing or rapping but they also express themselves through what they wear. Michael Jackson, for example, sported bell bottoms and printed tops to match […]

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The Problem with Paying for Video Views

Some artists believe that the more likes or video views they have, regardless of their origin, will help bolster their perceived value and attract more organic viewers, however this misguided mentality has significant drawbacks. The music industry is tough to break into no matter who you are. The process can be long and grueling, and […]

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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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