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7 Useful Tools to Improve Your YouTube Marketing Strategy | Increase YouTube Subscribers & Views

YouTube is a popular resource with over 1 billion active users every month. That’s nearly one out of every two people on the Internet! They use for various purposes, including learning and entertainment. For businesses, the site is a sure goldmine.


Many people think that not a lot of effort should be dedicated in order to start making some profit on YouTube: a person shoots a video, uploads it, and waits for the money to start pouring in. The reality however, says that’s ridiculous. In order for some money to be made, the video must be incredibly popular, have subscribers and views. Marketing!


Luckily, there are some tools to make YouTube marketing easier. Check them out in the list below.


1. Views Reviews

Buying views for a video is not something that many producers think about first when it comes to marketing. However, it is a legitimate technique that proved effective for many. By purchasing views for a video, it’s getting an instant kick start and becomes more popular.


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This tool right here is a good way to get into views business because it gets real views, not fake ones (hence the motto on the site: “not all views are equal”). Given that higher number of views helps to rank higher in YouTube search results, you should definitely consider using Views Reviews.


2. Keyword Suggest Tool

An amazing free tool that allows users to search YouTube Auto-Complete databases to increase the visits using terms people are typing while searching for videos. By comparing the data between YouTube and Google, you can define the most popular search terms used by your target groups and produce keywords that will bring more traffic.


keyword tool


The tool generates search volume, CPC, AdWords Competition, and other data for the keywords you entered (may require the pro version). Also, specific languages and Google regional sites (like google.co.uk on the screenshot) can be used for better results. All data are export-ready (CSV and Excel).


3. YouTube Reputation Tool

Want to know the popularity of your video and how your reputation grows on YouTube? Here is the tool that will help you with that. It was developed by SEO Chat, a group that has a history of excellent app development, so it’s definitely worth a try.


youtube reputation tool


Just enter search terms such as domain name, social media profile handle, title of the video, or keywords associated with it and click on “Check.” The results will be quite handy for you in terms of marketing and SEO.


4. Canva

Marketing on YouTube certainly requires a graphic design component in addition to the videos. For example, Lydia H. Crow, a Marketing specialist at Assignment Helper, advices to increase engagement of the viewers by creating an eye-catching thumbnail for the video. Did you know that around 90% of high-performing YouTube videos have custom thumbnails?


In this case, the thumbnail works just like a book cover. And we know that many people judge book by their book covers (even if they are not supposed to).


canva


For creating attention-grabbing thumbnails, Canva is a perfect tool to use. It is preferred by many web designers because it allows to store data for free and provides access to a lot of graphic elements, also for free. Moreover, it is ridiculously easy to operate, so the beginners won’t have any problems.


When making thumbnails in Canva, keep the following requirements in mind:

  • File size: no more than 2MB
  • Save in PNG or JPG
  • Use 1280 x 720 as a standard resolution for the best view

5. Cyfe

The next tool on our list is designed for tracking and analyzing YouTube statistics. It is one of the best ways to monitor the success of separate videos or an entire channel. After installing the tool, just add a YouTube widget to the dashboard. It is done by clicking on “Widgets,” then selecting “Social Media” group in the menu and finally clicking on “YouTube.”


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The widget’s settings are need to be configured accordingly if you need to track the performance of individual videos or a channel. There, you’ll see that the tool has an impressive functionality in terms of stats and metrics (engagement, retention and views data, traffic sources, and lots more).


All these functions make Cyfe more helpful than standard YouTube analytics tools. Moreover, having a dashboard that provides you with the information about your business effort in one place can be really helpful in terms of identifying recommendations for a better overall tactic.


6. Birdsong Analytics YouTube Analysis

According to Wired, there are 72 hours of video uploaded every minute. That’s a lot of competition... What are they uploading and what keywords are using? Clearly, without a proper analysis of competitors you might be left behind in this crazy game.


Birdsong Analytics YouTube Analysis


This tool can be a real saver in this case. You’d have to pay for every time you use it (which isn’t so bad) but the information you’d be getting is certainly worth it. For example, you provide a name of the YouTube channel of your competitor, the tool generates the following data:


  • Time of the day they get the most comments
  • Competitor’s best time for uploads and likes
  • Words used in captions
  • Video duration and its effect on views
  • Lots more!


After generating this comprehensive report about your competitor, you can use it to correct your strategy. Just expert the data to Excel for further processing. Be sure to analyze at least several competitors before you make decision to change your existing marketing strategy.


7. vidIQ

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The last tool on this list works on brand awareness. At a certain point, your YouTube business will grow to become a brand, and that’s when you’ll need vidIQ. According to the AOL case study, it provides a number of solutions to increase the engagement on your channel. Here are some of them:

  • Addition of optimal tags to all videos on the channel based on metadata analysis and current search trends of YouTube
  • Only data-based analysis and solutions
  • Identification of the most engaging videos
  • Seamless synchronization of all videos from various platforms to their respective Facebook Fan pages
  • Influencer discovery
  • Comment moderation
  • Analytics dashboard


The results can be amazing. Not only you can increase the views of your videos but also generate some conversation about your channel. After all, the effectiveness of viviQ is proven by YouTube certification.


Summary

YouTube is a highly competitive site with hours of new videos uploaded every minute. Clearly, one cannot make any money by just uploading a bunch of videos because an effective marketing strategy I required to succeed.


The tools described in this article are essential to making your way towards the top. They will coordinate your strategy and fuel your team with ideas by providing helpful data and information. Let them be useful for you in your YouTube business effort!



Author Bio: Lucy Benton is a business consultant, marketing specialist who likes to express her thoughts as a blogger, currently she writes for Assignment Helper. You can reach her out on Facebook for any help.

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YouTube Gaming: New YouTube Built Just for Gamers

If you are a gamer, you would have watched gaming screencasts to cross the stage or to cross the level at one time or other. YouTube is that fun to watch gaming walkthroughs and people love it. Keeping that in mind, YouTube has introduced a new website dedicated for gamers in the world. You can access the YouTube Gaming at https://gaming.youtube.com/

youtube-gaming-website   youtube-gaming-menu

Gaming.YouTube.com is sub version of the main YouTube website that we are seeing now. But this gaming sub version is a dedicated website for gamers and game lovers. Here you can watch the live walkthroughs that are uploaded live by the gamers while playing, browse the compilations, explore the channels by game.

This gaming YouTube looks totally different from the regular website. The whole website is seen with a dark background with the top and latest videos featured on the homepage. You can browse the live videos by game and the number of live videos count will be displayed under each game in the carousel. You can find the same when switched over to the channels option. You will be shown the number of live visitors count under each channel name. Even the menu is redesigned with the only gaming options in this site.

The subscribers for your gaming channel will be a different clan and it won’t reflect on the main YouTube account. So, if someone subscribes to your gaming channel, they will only get the updates from the YouTube Gaming website itself.

The gaming videos can be found on main YouTube website but YouTube Gaming will filter the videos and only shows gaming videos for better gaming video experience.

Watch the walkthrough of YouTube Gaming website:


How to upload videos to YouTube Gaming?

You can just upload the videos on main website and if they are related to video games, they will be shown in the YouTube Gaming website automatically. Also make sure that you choose the ‘games’ category while uploading your videos.

How to stream live gaming on YouTube Gaming?

You can stream gaming live from main YouTube website, it will also reflect on YouTube Gaming website automatically. Follow this official YouTube guide to live stream your videos if it is your first time.

YouTube Gaming Website is currently accessible in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan and Thailand. The YouTube team will reportedly be bringing this gaming version globally shortly.

Game on players!
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Watch 18+ Videos on YouTube without Signing in

'YouTube' is the most popular video streaming service that any internet user is aware of. The videos in it are being protected with policies including child safety. So as per them, it won't allow videos that are not recommended for users under 18 years. You might have came over this issue when you tried to watch the videos from YouTube without signing in. But signing in at all times is definitely not a smart move to go on with.

Note: This article doesn't motivate children to bypass the restriction, but to enable the quick access to YouTube service. Amfas Tech is not liable to the consequences there after.

Follow the process carefully to access 18+ YouTube videos without signing in.


Step 1: When you try to watch a video without signing in, it would look like this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHGDN9-oFJE

Step 2: Observe here the code gHGDN9-oFJE represents the video you wanted to watch.

Step 3: Simply add ?fs=1& at he end of the video code in the URL. This removes the 18+ restriction on that video.

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Missile Game Trick On YouTube

Google has introduced a YouTube trick on the geek week in the post-earlier months of this year. It is a very cool game trick that works while the video is playing. All you have to do is to just follow my instructions of how to do it.
  1. Go to Youtube.com and click on the video you wanted to watch. 
  2. Now pause the video and type ‘1980’ (without quotes). 
  3. Wait for a sec and see the magic of falling missiles on your video.

Defend them firing back with your mouse or just leave to see what happens when you let the missiles go booom!! on your video.

Comment your experience below! ;)
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Watch YouTube Videos Offline on BlueStacks App Player

The time has come where you need not to search, download and install any third party software to download YouTube videos if you are living in these three Asian countries, India, Indonesia and Philippines.

 

The worlds biggest video-sharing website, YouTube have tampered the buffering wheel to run smooth in the tough mobile data routes of the countries of India, Indonesia and Philippines. It allows mobile internet users of these countries watch videos offline by downloading them in to their accounts.

 

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Note: This option is available only for those who YouTube mobile application. If you haven’t had it on your phone yet, download it from the following links:

It is good to know that YouTube app allow us to save videos for offline viewing, but will it allow us to do so if we are using BlueStacks App Player?

 

Its definitely possible!

 

Open the BlueStacks App Player on your computer and click on Search icon > search for YouTube official app, download and install it.

 

Open the YouTube app on your BlueStacks player and open the video you wanted to watch.

 

You could see a download icon being visible under the video like as shown in the below screenshot. It will notify you when using the YouTube app for the first time.

 

youtube-offline-downloader

 

Clicking on the download icon under the video will ask you to choose the quality with which you wanted to save it.

 

choose-quality

 

Ticking on the Remember my settings will not ask you the quality in future downloads.

 

Clicking on Ok button will start downloading the video in to Offline section in the menu options.

 

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Click on Show me button to go to the offline section directly or you can navigate from Menu > Offline by dismissing the message.

 

You can now see the video being downloaded in to your offline section if you enter in to it.

 

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When the download is done, click on it to watch as usual but with no buffering this time.

 

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You can find it showing ‘Offline’ with a tick mark underlined

 

There are limitations

Yes! Of course this feature also have limitations as well. With YouTube application on your handset, you can,

  • Save videos offline by downloading them at a time
  • Watch videos even in no internet connection times
  • Watch videos with no buffering at all
  • Download it on one device and watch it later from another by just logging in to your account

Though having YouTube app with this functionality, we cannot,

  • Download videos to your computer
  • Watch them whenever you want as they will only exist for 48 hours
  • Cannot save them forever if once downloaded

YouTube is more optimistic about application and promises users to bring more affordable accessible ways to access videos for its growing mobile users.

 

It is quite interesting and hope to see better side of it by the next improvisation. What do you think? Is offline download feature is good? Share you thoughts in comments below.

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YouTube Rolls Out With Newly Designed Buttons

YouTube has made changes to its buttons under video and little design tweaks to the user interface. The ‘about’, ‘share’ and ‘add to’ tabs were summarized to a single pane with no tab-switching feel and look.

 

Take a look at the following screenshots of old and new buttons respectively.

 

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Fig: YouTube old design

 

youtube-new-design Fig: YouTube new design

 

Let’s take a tour of the newly tweaked design.

 

The ‘about’ tab usually used to show the description of the video and its published date. It will now be automatically displayed under the video when it is loaded.

 

The ‘Add to’ feature was tweaked and promoted forward in the new design. A ‘+’ was added to the button symbolizing the feature.

 

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The share button was also preceded by the symbol and the sharing options were not changed.

 

youtube-share

 

The statistics button and the report flag were compressed under ‘more’ button there by giving space to insert the ‘likes’ and ‘dislikes’ buttons in the same panel.

 

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How to Stop Receiving YouTube Comment Notifications on Google Plus

Google products are all synched together. With one Google account you can gain access to several Google products. It is good to have synced to many services with only one account but not every time. If you are one of the successful YouTube users, you would have noticed the Google+ showing notifications of your YouTube channel’s activity in  multiplied red counts. Google+, as we talked about it, in the earlier article, compels users to use it unnecessarily.
 
When you are running a successful YouTube channel, you would obviously get more likes comments and shares for your videos. It sometimes irritates to see every comment notification from your YouTube channel in Google+ notifications. You can disable them by opting out some settings from your YouTube channel. Here is how to do it:
 
Step 1: Sign in to your YouTube channel.
Step 2: Click your profile name or photo on the top right and choose Settings.
 
disabling-notifications-step2

 

Step 3: Under Receive Notifications, click on Posts and it will expand.

 

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Step 4: Remove the tick over ‘Shares or comments on your content across the web(for example, your YouTube videos or your blog)’. Wait till ‘Settings Saved’ and ‘Notification Preferences saved’ messages appear.

 

step4-disabling-notifications

 

That’s all. You’re done. From now you won’t get notifications on to your Google+ profile if anyone comments on your videos.

 

Hope it solved your problem in a eye blink. Thanks for visiting amfastech.com!

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How to Report a YouTube Video for Infringing Your Copyrights 2014

It gives heart attack when you find one or some of your awesome videos you have created, being alive on another channel. You might have spend a lot of time in creating it. Someone else copying it without any proper authorization hurts. I know how that feels.
 
YouTube allows users to report the videos they feel inappropriate, under different causes. When you find a video infringing your copyrights, you can choose the copyright infringement cause under the causes right below the video.
 
To report a video, simply open the duplicate video(copied video)URL in the browser and click on the report flag symbol under it. When you click on it, it shows the following options to report against.
 
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Select ‘Infringes my rights’ option and it will ask you to choose one among the 3 kinds of infringements.

 

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Select ‘Infringes my copyright’ option as we are talking about reporting against infringement of copyrights for now. Click ‘Submit’.

 

A new tab/window showing you information on copyrights infringement of your YouTube videos is opened.

 

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It says:

If you believe your copyright-protected work was posted on YouTube without authorization, you may submit a copyright infringement notification. These requests should only be submitted by the copyright owner or an agent authorized to act on the owner’s behalf.

The fastest way to file a complaint against copyright infringement is done by submitting the web form provided. Click on ‘Submit a Copyright Complaint’ button to access the complaint form.

 

clicking button

 

copyright infringement form

 

Click on ‘Copyright infringement(Someone copied my creation)’ option. It again shows up 3 options of which one should be chosen.

 

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If first or second options are chosen, you will be asked for the URL of the allegedly infringing video to be removed along with the URL of the original video.

 

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Give the URL of the duplicate video and your original video and choose a cause. For e.g., I have selected ‘My YouTube video was re-uploaded by another user’ for demonstration in this article. You can also choose to report the entire video or a part of the video against infringement.

 

Use ‘+Add Another Video’ button to report more than one video in one single submission.

 

The next part of the form has to be filled with your details.

 

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Fill in the details with correct credentials and make sure you are reporting the copyright issue with the authenticated email ID shown in the bottom left of the form.

 

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Digital signed declarations has to be given before submitting the form. YouTube takes every complaint very seriously. You should not make false claims in this regards. Misusing of this process may result in the suspension of your account or other legal consequences.

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Why Have a Good Social Media Reputation?

Why bother? It seems quite the frivolous affair just to have your name be on the internet, right? It doesn’t seem too important. The thing is – these are times wherein a Social Media Reputation could be the only thing that could change your business for good. A good viral video that boosts your sales, maybe, or a trending hashtag on Twitter could mean some good advertising up for your business.

It is more than simple posts on Facebook that makes a good Social Media Reputation. These day’s tech savvy customers have information at their fingertips that they can use at will – whenever and wherever they want. This accounts for all of your achievements… and all of your failures in business.

This is not something you will want advertised or at the very least, this is not what you want your company to be known for. Your reputation on social media determines your standing among your competitors about what kind of service you provide, the quality you can assure, and the name that gives people the peace of mind that they require when they’re investing in any sort of service.

Another thing about your Social Media Reputation is that it can serve as the foundation where you might build a trustworthy name, especially if you’re a business or company that’s just starting out. The corporate coliseum is bristling with new ideas every single day for new social media campaigns because of the near limitless possibilities that this new media platform can provide. From its aesthetics to its textual content, social media is a great way to understand what your customers need and more than that, it is a great way to convince possible consumers that they’ve been needing you all along.

Your reputation on social media speaks boundaries on your knowledge about your particular field of expertise. If you have content posted upon many different sources, all going to you as their initial source, it makes you out to be a business that is worth investing in – and you’ll want to make sure that you are. Start small when you go about this and determine your initial target audience. Only then, when you understand what the people need, can you make them want it – and want it from you!

From the colour schemes, to the tagline, to your logo – all of these are important factors for your online branding and marketing strategies. Building up your reputation on social media could even mean the difference between getting new customers and clients through your doors and ringing your phone… or the next tweet about your company could be about its demise and bankruptcy.

At the end of the day, it’s your choice – are you going to take the risk with your Social Media Reputation?

About author:

Doreen Wallace is a Business Consultant for CMS Information Technology Ltd Pty. Born on the 21st of June 1975, Wallace graduated from the University of Sydney in Australia. With her involvement in CMSIT, she is actively involved and up to date with the latest news on technological trivia and advancements.
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3 Best Practices to Increase Views on YouTube

One should agree the fact that your YouTube channel is one of the million existed channels of which viewers choose to watch a video or entire playlist from. In that case you should be proud of creating something that earns attention of the viewers. If you found your videos not getting multiple figured views, it would be your fault not the one who searches for it. In this article, I’d talk about 3 best practices that would increase views and change the shape of your channel.

Best Practice #1: Create Original & Interesting Content

Content is the king of web ever. If the whole SEO should depend on one major consideration, that would be the ‘content’. Creating wonderful content would help you get more views on YouTube at most. This is the great way indeed.

If you create a video that is most wanted or make something creative that attracts the viewer’s attention, it may go viral with in a blink of the night. Because many YouTube stars born over night this way. So think something creative today!

Best Practice #2: Get More Subscribers

Subscribers are the best way to increase your video views. They play a critical role in making you succeed on YouTube. When you are creating original, beautiful and attractive content, subscribers are the fastest way to increase the watch time and your views.

subscribers youtube

Subscribers spend more time watching videos on YouTube than a casual visitor. The only person who would be interested in your content and would be coming to watch a video you’ve just uploaded is a subscriber.

So how are you going to get more subscribers? It is easy! setup your channel in a way that helps people subscribe and create original & interesting content that pulls attention of the viewers and convinces them to subscribe to your channel.

Best Practice #3: Set up Your Channel Appealing

You might have seen some channel on YouTube set up with eye catching design and appealing titles. For e.g., You would choose to click on the title ‘Earn $50 a day with AdSense’ rather than clicking on ‘Earn more with AdSense’. That doesn’t mean the second title isn’t appealing, but it is not that much attractive than the first one.

Setting up a channel appealing constitutes adding the web links, channel art, channel trailer and sections of the videos you have uploaded.

Adding web-links would help the viewer find the uploader on a website or social network. It is important as it elevates your channel’s good reputation at viewer.

Channel art would show up your brand on this video-sharing website. A channel art on YouTube would look like this:

channel art amfastech

Create a trailer for your channel branding your channel name and its features. This gives a quick knowledge about your branding.

Arranging videos in a showcase to attract viewers is also an important thing to remember.  For e.g., take a look at the screenshot of amfastech channel:

youtube channel sections

These 3 are not the only best practices to increase views on YouTube videos. Only the top three were put before you. Should I add/remove a ‘practice’ from this top 3? share your thoughts in comments.
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How to Go Live on YouTube | Live Streaming an Event or Programme on YouTube

Everyone's on YouTube today. Live streaming is a great feature of YouTube. Streaming videos live on YouTube is easy to set-up and broadcast. If you wanted to share your birthday party or wedding live with all those friends and relatives those who could not attend, YouTube live streaming is the best solution for it.

Of course you can upload the event after it's done, but I can guarantee you that you won't be getting as excited as you watch it live. For example, consider watching a Football match after it's over and you already know who won the match. Now, consider watching a match live. Which one would you go mad for? Live! is't it?

Setting up YouTube for Live Streaming

You need to set up your YouTube settings to live stream an event. To do so,
  1. Go to YouTube.com and Sign in into your YouTube account.
  2. Click on your name on the top right and then click on YouTube Settings.
  3. You will be shown a page with your YouTube Account Settings Overview. Find View Additional Features link under Additional Features and click on it. 
  4. Scroll down and find Live events option. Enable it if it is not showing in green.
If it's green that means you are set up to live stream an event on YouTube.

  1. Now, Click on the Video Manager, A page is loaded with all of your uploaded videos showing on it. We've nothing to do with this section now.
  2. Click on Live Events. If you are not showing up any live event, you would see the message in big bold characters saying "There are currently no upcoming events. Schedule a new event". You can click on that link to create a new live stream or New live event button.
  3. A new live event creation page would be shown where you can give a title & description of the event along with the time of the event to go live. You can also set advanced settings and also can monetize your live event just as you can do while uploading a pre-recorded video.
  4. When you are done, click on Go live now button. You will be asked to click Ok to go live on air by entering Google+ hangouts. Click on Ok button to make the moments live.

Deleting the airing live events

  1. You can delete the events that are scheduled or on air. Come back to Live Events in Video Manager. Select the events you wanted to delete.
  2. Click on Actions and choose Delete.
You will be notified with a green message ribbon saying that the events are deleted.

Watch the video tutorial of how to live stream an event on YouTube:



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Download YouTube Videos Converted in MP3 HQ Format

Downloading videos from YouTube with the help of one tool and converting them using another isn't a great idea. Think about downloading and converting the video into high quality MP3 with only one tool! Isn't that a better idea than previous one? I too know there are a lot of tools available on the internet but they'd just drag out the quality of the converted MP3 or the length of the video into compromised MP3 trailer. If so what's the point of converting the entire video into MP3? This is why I bring you some cool online tools that downloads and converts YouTube videos into full length High Quality MP3.

YouTube to MP3 conversion tools

The following are the some of the best tools to download MP3 converted YouTube videos on to your computer.

Convert Me MP3


Convert Me MP3 tool allow users to download YouTube videos in different MP3 qualities. The longer the video, the longer the time it takes to convert it. Also choosing higher quality would also take enough time in converting the files.

TheYouMP3


TheYouMP3 tool automatically converts the video into high quality MP3 format. It doesn't allow users to choose the quality to be converted into but converts the video into best possible quality MP3 format.

HD Downloader


HDDownloader allow users to choose MP3 quality in 128, 192 256 Kpbs along with the different other formats. YouTube videos can be converted into ringtones by using the ''Convert to Ringtone' option.

IX Converter


IXConverter is an online conversion tool that is helpful in converting MP3 into standard and high quality formats. By using this tool YouTube video can also be directly converted and downloaded into other video formats like FLV, 3GP, MP4 and AVI.

YouTube in MP3


YouTube in MP3 provides three quality options of MP3, low, medium and high quality. Enter the video URL, choose the format and simply hit the download MP3 button.

There are many tools available on the internet that convert YouTube videos into high quality MP3. The above specified ones are some of them those picked out randomly. Share your opinions in comments!

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WWW as an Internet Service | A brief history of the World Wide Web

The WWW (World Wide Web) or Web as it is informally known, has, together with e-mail, become the warhorse of the Internet. The Web has evolved from an immense "library" of static pages into a service offering access to multiple features and functions, an infinite number of services, programs, stores, etc.

A little History of WWW

In 1989, while working at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, Tim Berners-Lee began to design a system for easy access to CERN's information. This system used hypertext to structure a network of links between documents. After obtaining approval to continue with the project, the first web browser was born, christened WorldWideWeb (without spaces).

By 1992, the system had extended beyond the walls of CERN and there were now considerably more "stable" servers: 26 Growth was now dramatic and by 1993 the Web was being mentioned in the New York Times. This was the year that Mosaic was launched, an X-Window/Unix browser that later became known as Netscape, a key factor in the popularization of the Web. In 1994, the WWW Consortium was set up as the catalyst for the development of the prevailing standards on the Web (http://www.w3c.org). Its growth was now unstoppable and by the end of the 1990s, it had become the insignia service of the Internet, giving rise to the continuous growth of the online services that we know today.

Conclusion

The amazing success of the Web is down to two basic features: HTTP protocol and HTML language. The first allows straightforward and easy implementation of a communications system so that any type of file can be easily sent, simplifying the operation of the server, allowing low-power servers to deal with thousands of requests and cutting deployment costs. The second feature provides an easy and straightforward mechanism for composing linked pages that is also highly efficient and very user-friendly.
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Remove YouTube Logo from the Embedded Video

YouTube allow users to embed its videos any where on the internet unless and until you violate its policies. You can disable the YouTube branding on the flash player when embedded in your website. You can observe the following video embedded, with and without the YouTube logo on the top or bottom right corners of the screen when the mouse is hovered on it.

 

(Video with YouTube logo)

 

(Video without YouTube logo)

 

How to Remove YoutTube logo?

It is very simple and you have to take care of embedded code while posting on your website. Let me take the same embedded code of the video I’ve used above

 

<iframe width="480" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/BdwttKAaZjo" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

You’ll have to add ?modestbranding=1 at the end of the YouTube’s embedding URL. Then it would look like this,

 

<iframe width="480" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/BdwttKAaZjo?modestbranding=1 " frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

 

What is modestbranding?

‘modestbranding’ is the attribute that lets you use a YouTube player that does not show a YouTube logo. Set the parameter value to ‘1’ to prevent the YouTube logo from displaying in the control bar. Note that a small ‘YouTube’ text label will still display in the upper-right corner of a paused video when the user's mouse pointer hovers over the player.

 

This parameter is supported by the following players: AS3, HTML5

 

YouTube supports many attributes like this to ease the embedding of its videos on to the websites for the users. We’ll be discussing about them in the future articles.

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