How to Be a Successful YouTuber in 2021: 10 Top Vlogging Tips

There are quite a few different ways to become a successful YouTuber in the new year. First, make sure to find a niche that you are passionate about and stick with it. When you stick to a niche, you allow audiences that are interested in that niche to find you. You also should make a welcome trailer that introduces yourself and your channel to your audience. Finally, make…
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CyberLink PowerDirector 19 Review – Overview and What’s New

On this page you will find my CyberLink PowerDirector 19 review covering what’s new and improved in this latest release plus some general overall observations.
I try to restrict these reviews to just the important points but each year as the software develops, that task becomes more and more difficult.
Consumer level video editing programs like PowerDirector now pack so m…
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The Friday Roundup – Machine Learning and YouTube Stories

Continuing Freebies from Studio Ghibli
Just to open proceedings up for this week you will notice the still image from My Neighbor Totoro from Studio Ghibli above.
The reason it is the lead image for this week is that true to their word Studio Ghibli have been releasing for anyone to use more still images from their animated movies.
The organization over on their site is…
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CyberLink PowerDirector 19 Review – Editing to Sharing

Now that we have all the shiny new stuff out of the way let’s get into CyberLink PowerDirector 19 review for real.
Before we go any further I must make a point that you need to keep in mind regarding just about any top end consumer video editor these days.
We are no longer looking at software that just imports video, edits it with maybe some basic effects and then burns it t…
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The Friday Roundup – Lighting Hacks and Essential Cuts

Video Lighting Hack Using Mirrors
These are just some great tips on using cheap household mirrors to manipulate available light.
Very often at the amateur level we are lulled (coerced?) into the idea that the difference between an amateur and a pro is based on the equipment being used.
Perhaps twenty years ago this was somewhat true but these days it is a whole new ball…
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