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How to Create an Effective Video Storyboard

When creating a video, it is extremely important to have a laid out and organized plan to ensure your video is the best it can be. A popular tool video creators use to map out their next rockstar video is the storyboard. A video storyboard has a layout that resembles a comic strip and is […]

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How To Use Multiple Music Streaming Apps To Your Advantage

There are a variety of music streaming apps that hundreds of creators use daily to promote their music, but which one is right for you? The answer is all of them! Taking advantage of the beneficial features each app has to offer is essential when increasing recognition. Due to on-demand access, streaming apps have become […]

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Meet the Panelists of: #TimesUp at Vydia’s SXSW Discovery Stage

In a few days, Vydia will head to Austin, TX to rock the SXSW Discovery Stage. Not only will we be showcasing our latest innovative technology, we will also be holding multiple panels featuring some of our most talented creators. Here’s a sneak peak into some of our rockstar panelists that will be with us […]

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Headed To Austin? Here’s What To Expect This Year At SXSW 2018

The biggest music festival of the year is almost here. Whether it’s your first time attending or you’re a seasoned vet, SXSW is an amazing experience. The festival is jam-packed with a number of attractions to peak your interest. Here are a few things to expect this year at SXSW 2018 Exhibitor Booths The trade […]

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Song Suffragettes: Vydia’s Female Power Group Adding their Voices to the Time’s Up Movement

Just over a month ago, 23 powerful women from all different backgrounds gathered in Nashville to stand together against the inequality women face in the music industry by releasing their groundbreaking single and video, “Time’s Up”. The video’s impact quickly became the talk of the local industry, and was even featured in major publications like […]

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Analyze Your Audience To Increase Your Following With An Instagram Business Profile

500 million Instagram accounts worldwide are actively used every day, so how will you make your profile stand out? With 80% of all active Instagram accounts following at least one business account, it’s evident that they are becoming increasingly popular to help grow your brand. Obtaining an Instagram Business Profile will grant you access to […]

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Independent Creator Survival Guide: How To Overcome Your Biggest Challenges

Advances in analytics and streaming technologies has opened a new wave of opportunities for independent creators to reach a similar level of success as creators on a label. While the opportunity is there for these independent creators to take advantage of, there will be certain bumps in the road along their journey to success. To […]

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Tips to Enhance Your Channel to Increase YouTube Views

With over one billion users (almost one-third of total Internet users) it’s no surprise that YouTube provides the perfect platform for budding creators to showcase their content to a massive and receptive audience. Effectively optimizing your YouTube channel can be the fuel to your success as a creator, enabling you to attract more traffic and […]

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YouTube Introduces Official Artist Channels To Increase Creators’ Reach and Discoverability

YouTube has launched a brand new feature that will solve one of the biggest problems plaguing it’s user experience. For years, YouTube navigation has been a mess for both creators and their fans. Creators often have multiple channels (official and unofficial) which divides their subscriber base and makes tracking their success much more difficult. For […]

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Take On This Year’s Hottest Music Fests With These Tips On How to Get Booked

On average, 32 million people attend at least one U.S. music fest every year. Coachella (an annual music and arts festival held in Indio, California) alone sees an estimated 99,000-per-day attendance during its six day event. Over the next few months, creators from around the world will have the chance to reach an entirely new […]

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How To Increase Your YouTube Subscribers To Beat The New Monetization Standards

With over 1.5 billion active monthly users and 1 billion hours of video watched every day it’s no wonder why so many creators have used YouTube as a means to make money, however things are about to change. YouTube has officially overhauled their monetization policy, setting higher eligibility standards for content creators to meet: 1,000 […]

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How To Find A Mentor In The Music And Entertainment Industry

Breaking into the entertainment industry is no easy task, especially when creators try to do it on their own. Some of the biggest names out there have relied on the guidance of a mentor to help them navigate to success. Take a look at Justin Bieber, who under the guidance of his mentor Usher, transformed […]

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Meet The Vydia Talent Topping The 2018 Grammy Nominations

In just three short days music lovers around the world will rejoice and tune in to watch the most coveted music award show there is, the 60th Annual Grammy Awards. This year’s show will be packed with a variety of A-list celebrities like Justin Bieber, Ed Sheeran, P!nk, and Bruno Mars who will go head-to-head […]

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How To Network Like A Pro At SXSW 2018 And Other Music Festivals

In early March, tens of thousands of the most influential players in technology, music, and film will head down to Austin, Texas to attend the iconic SXSW 2018 festival. While each attendee might have a different background, many will have the same overall goal– utilizing networking to make meaningful connections and build their businesses. In […]

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A#Keem: Vydia Creator Leverages His ‘Feel Good Music’ To Bring Positive Change To The World

Grenada is home to a Vydia creator who is leveraging his powerful sound to start a movement that is meant to not only shake up the music industry but change the world. A#Keem, just like any other creator, strives to entertain, but what separates him from the rest and makes him special goes deeper than […]

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Vydia’s 2018 Country Creators To Watch: Jon Langston, Kalie Shorr, Lucas Hoge, & Abi Ann

Country music in 2017 was overtaken by a wave of new talent as emerging creators like Luke Combs, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi infiltrated the charts and the airwaves. While there was a surplus of fresh faces and content, the question remains: which new set of stars will keep their momentum and remain on top […]

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Vydia’s 2018 Latin Creators To Watch: Jon Z, MelyMel, Johann Vera, T3R Elemento

2017 was a hot and trending year that brought Latin stars to mainstream music around the globe. Spotify alone saw a 110% increase in Latin music streaming and had 10 Latin songs appear on their Global Top 50 Playlist. Latin music video content also saw a boost in popularity when 6 out of the 10 […]

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Vydia’s 2018 Pop Creators To Watch: Pia Mia, Ella Vos, Alex Angelo, & ABIR

Pop music in 2017 may have been dominated by well-known talents like Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, and Selena Gomez but we see a new trend rising in the new year. Young, hungry, and multi-talented creators are about to break out and define 2018 with their fresh sound and faces. To help you get aquatinted with […]

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Vydia’s 2018 Hip-Hop R&B Creators To Watch: Daniel Caesar, Lil Xan, Saweetie, & FMB DZ

A new year is here so let’s set the soundtrack of 2018 with some of the hottest creators around. Whether you’re into R&B, Hip-hip, Pop, Latin, or a little Country the Vydia team has analyzed the biggest industry trends of 2017 in order to determine which creators will be topping the charts in the coming […]

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Vydia’s Winning Year

At the beginning of 2017 Vydia set it sights to have our most impactful year to date, and needless to say this year did not disappoint. In 2017, we successfully scaled our technology, creator base, and workforce, all of which made an impact that garnered international attention. So, as we get ready to pop the […]

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