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Could Facebook Lip Sync Live & YouTube Premieres Add More Revenue to Your Pocket?

The summer is sizzling with hot new features from some of tech’s top power players. While Facebook and YouTube unlock new monetization features for creators to enjoy, SoundCloud is stepping up its artist discovery program. From Facebook’s Lip Sync Live to YouTube Premieres, our tech roundup has you covered with the most important platform changes […]

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Outsmart the Instagram Algorithm to Get Your Content to the Top of the Feed

In 2016, Instagram stunned users by introducing a new algorithm to replace its reverse chronological feed. Prior to this switch, 70% of all posts and 50% of friends’ posts were being missed. Despite the massive backlash the Instagram algorithm received at the time, the algorithm led its 800 million users seeing 90% of their friends’ […]

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Why Video Metadata Matters: Do’s & Don’ts of Channel Optimization

So you want to have the next viral hit? Give your video its best chance for success with fully optimized video metadata. While you may have heard the word, many creators do not understand what metadata is and how to properly use it. If you’re looking for an easy way to increase your content’s discoverability […]

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Pro Tips To Step Up Your Instagram Stories

Say goodbye to the traditional social network feeds because, for the first time in history, the ‘Stories’ format is on track to surpass feeds as the primary way people share things. This shift towards these ephemeral videos is no surprise. In fact, Stories creation and consumption is up 842% since early 2016. Just take a […]

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Organizing Your Content Just Got Easier- Introducing Media Folders

Organizing your content just got easier with the addition of Vydia’s latest feature: Media Folders. While you continue to use multiple social media platforms to share your videos, our new Media Folders work hand-in-hand with our proprietary Social Sync technology to ensure you never lose track of your content on Facebook, YouTube, and now Instagram! […]

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Step Up Your Social Media Strategy: Tips & Tricks To Keep Your Content Organized

Managing your social media shouldn’t have to be a headache, however, one of the biggest challenges many content creators face is staying organized. Between balancing regularly publishing content and engaging with your followers, without a proper social media strategy in place your message may get lost making your content ineffective. We understand that as a […]

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Vydia Races to Support the JAR of Hope Foundation

Just as Vydia is committed to empowering our creators, we also stand behind the JAR of Hope Foundation’s mission to find a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). DMD is a terminal genetic disease that currently affects over 300,000 young boys worldwide, with 1 in every 3,500 boys are diagnosed on an annual basis. This […]

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Gus Dapperton: Indie Star Reinventing Modern Pop With His Iconic Style & Sound

Born in the farm town of Warwick, NY, Vydia’s 21-year-old eclectic phenomenon, Gus Dapperton, is dancing his way into the spotlight through his nostalgic style and mix of synths, hip-hop, and dream pop. Gus Dapperton defies the norm and is best known for his idiosyncratic style, signature bowl cut, ‘80s influenced music, and cinematic music […]

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Tech Roundup: April’s Hottest News From Facebook Live Stream Tipping to a Revamped Spotify

April has showered us with a myriad of tech and social media developments and upgrades that are changing the game for creators. From Facebook live stream tipping to a Spotify free tier overhaul, here are this month’s hottest tech headlines to keep you up to date with the latest news: Spotify’s Overhaul Streaming giant, Spotify, […]

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Improve Your YouTube Rank: Tips for Increasing Your Video’s Watch Time

Over the past few years, video has become such a prominent part of today’s internet with it accounting for one-third of all online activity. With a saturated market that is video, it’s harder than ever before to grab people’s attention and keep them engaged watching your content all the way through. A huge indicator of […]

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How to Optimize Your SoundCloud Profile for Streaming Success

Over the past year, SoundCloud has emerged as an essential hub for independent creators to connect with new audiences and expand the reach of their content. The platform has shifted its strategy to be more creator-focused by building out new technology and offering more promotional opportunities to help increase discovery. Most recently, SoundCloud experienced a […]

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Audio Distribution Powered By Vydia: How To Get Your Music on Spotify & More

Music streaming platforms like Spotify have revolutionized the music industry and are currently the #1 way consumers are listening and discovering new music. If you’re looking to tap into this massive audience and are wondering how to get your music on Spotify and Amazon Music, then look no further! In addition to publishing your video […]

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5 Essential Elements To Include On Your Personal Website

Creating a compelling personal website is an essential step that organizes your brand on to one cohesive platform. Your website will be the go-to destination where both potential fans and promoters, agents, journalists, talent bookers, etc. go to access more information about you. Unlike social media, which is limited in its template, a personal website […]

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How to Submit to Vevo from the Vydia Platform

With over 25 billion views per month, deciding to submit to Vevo is a strategic step in increasing the overall prominence and exposure of the content you work so hard to create. In order to access all of the benefits of having your video published on the “world’s leading all-premium music video and entertainment platform”, […]

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How To Use Hashtags To Grow Your Following

Hashtags may have started out as the pound sign on your phone, but they have quickly become a vital tool for creators to use to grow their following on social media. In fact, hashtags have become such a fundamental tool for content discovery that Instagram recently rolled out a feature that enabled its users to […]

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Drive More Traffic To Your Channel With YouTube Live

With over 1 billion hours of video watched per day on YouTube, live streaming through the platform is becoming a highly powerful tool for video creators to leverage in order to reach a larger audience. Live streaming allows you and your audience to connect instantly in real time. YouTube live gives video creators the ability […]

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Tech Roundup: Top Stories from Instagram Algorithm Updates to YouTube Live Streaming & More

With the weather growing warmer as we spring into the next season, technology’s biggest power players like YouTube, SoundCloud, Google, and Instagram are also heating up the industry with some major upgrades to their platforms. From SoundCloud’s first-ever creator-focused advertising campaign to a redefined Instagram algorithm, here is March’s biggest technology headlines to help you […]

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Vydia’s Mary Lambert, Emma White, Emily Hackett, & Jenna Gaudio Discuss What’s Next For The Time’s Up Movement at SXSW

Time’s Up has been a widespread phenomenon to push gender equality and fight harassment. The movement came to a head in the music industry when the president of the Recording Academy, Neil Portnow, told reporters that women need to “step up” in order to claim an influential position in the industry. His remark quickly sparked […]

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Industry Leaders Offer Creators Guidance About Calculating Their Worth With Streaming Analytics at SXSW 2018

Over the past year, the convergence of data and music has become one of the hottest trends to sweep the industry. The competition is heating up as more streaming platforms like YouTube, Facebook, Spotify, and Apple Music have been releasing their own analytics dashboards to provide creators direct access to vital metrics they need to […]

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Roy LaManna Exposes the Truth Behind Going Viral and How to Protect Your Content at SXSW 2018

Creators strive to have their content take over the Internet, but will they be prepared if their video goes viral? Last week, Vydia CEO & Co-Founder, Roy LaManna, took on the Discovery Stage at SXSW 2018 to expose the truth behind “going viral” and offer key advice on how to make sure your content is […]

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