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How To Create a gif From a YouTube Video

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There’s no doubt in my mind that when it comes to online content, video is king.

In terms of dwell time, engagement and creating authority there’s simply nothing as effective but sometimes on certain platforms video may be too much.

For times when video is overkill and images just aren’t enough you need a gif.

Gifs have become increasingly popular in the last few years with the rise of viral sites like BuzzFeed and Upworthy and as the tools to create them have also become more accessible.

Now there’s a tool that even dummies like me can use to create custom, downloadable gifs from any YouTube video.

Follow these 8 steps to create a gif from any YouTube video, that you can download and use anywhere for free: Continue reading…

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Tom “TomSka” Ridgewell’s How To YouTube – The Expanded Edition

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Thomas Ridgewell aka TomSka launched his main channel back in 2006 and has earned more than half a billion views. Not only is Tom one of the most well regarded and renowned UK Creators but is also one of the most subscribed-to channels in the world.

Not bad eh?

Recently Tom published a video that differed from his usual style and revealed his top tips for success on YouTube and when someone with this level of success offers such advice you listen.

I loved the video and agreed with his 10 points but in such a short space of time Tom was only able to touch briefly on each topic.

With that in mind I’d urge you to watch the awesome video below and check out my further thoughts and actionable tips on each point afterwards:

  1. Watch and learn…and steal

Like any project, you need to do your research before you dive in. Continue reading…

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How Do I Send & Receive YouTube Messages? | FAQ #6

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This FAQ Tube community question comes from Soapluvva who is working on a very focused niche on YouTube – something that I always encourage. Here’s the question: YouTube changed their messaging system. What, exactly, do I have to do so that a “Message” button will appear on my opening page or on the “About” page? […]

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How to Get More YouTube Subscribers By Being Consistent

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Note from Tom – This is a guest post from Basketball and YouTube professional Dre Baldwin. I first heard Dre speaking about his incredible YouTube experience on the Niche Pursuits Podcast and knew that his philosophies on the platform would certainly be an inspiration to you guys. You can learn more about Dre at www.DreAllDay.com […]

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Follow These 10 Blogs To Improve Your YouTube Results

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As a certified YouTube Channel Manager and Blogger here at FAQ Tube I would consider myself somewhat of an expert on the platform. I’m responsible for channels that have millions of subscribers and gain tens of millions of views every month but with YouTube’s wide and ever-changing capabilities I’m still very much learning. There are […]

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The Definitive Guide To YouTube Tags

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Good metadata is the foundation of a successful YouTube channel. Along with your optimized YouTube video Titles and Descriptions, Tags make up the foundations of your videos’ SEO and play a huge role in a winning YouTube strategy. With optimal Tags in place not only will your individual videos rank higher in Search and be surfaced […]

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How To View A Private Video On YouTube & Private Videos Explained

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In my involvement in the YouTube community I’m surprised how many questions about Private YouTube videos arise. I thought this was a straightforward feature but on closer inspection I can see how people become confused. In this article I’ll answer common questions and explain Private Videos and the options that surround them. Firstly here’s how […]

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