Instagram to launch monetisation tools for creators next month

Along with other live streaming platforms, Instagram has become a new home for musicians and entertainers in lockdown and they can soon get paid too. Last month Instagram announced that they had plans to help…

YouTube are prepping a feature for third-party subscriptions from their site

YouTube have told news publishers that they plan to start testing a feature for viewers to subscribe to their content straight from their videos and channels. According to Digiday, YouTube have been in talks with…

Facebook streamers can soon charge for their livestreams

Livestreaming artists rejoice as you’ll soon have one more option for where to earn for your home concerts. Livestreaming was already huge before the world went into various levels of lockdown. Now it’s a huge…

YouTuber’s using Fortnite’s Travis Scott performances this weekend have 30 days until they’re claimed

This weekend on Fortnite they’re having an ‘Astronomical’ event with Travis Scott and for a brief grace period YouTuber’s can earn money from videos of his performances. In a very unique move, Epic Games are…

Instagram reveal they have plans to monetise live streams

Instagram are looking at how they can “support creators and artists” who are using their ‘Live’ streaming feature. Last week the co-founder of mobile game HaikuJAM, Neer Sharma, shared an interesting thread on Twitter. He…

YouTube creators get tipped cash with their new monetisation tool

YouTube are adding ‘Viewer Applause’ so that viewers can throw virtual tips at live streamers and videos. YouTube have begun testing a new feature with creators that allows their viewers to send them cash tips….

SoundCloud Premier isn’t the best choice for artists

SoundCloud have just launched Premier which allows artists to upload their music for monetisation directly with them. But questionable terms and un-defined revenue percentages means RouteNote is still the best option for artists. Created four…

Artists and labels get paid from their music on Facebook and Instagram with RouteNote

We want artists to get the most from their music no matter where it is online. We’ve partnered with Facebook to take your music to over 1 billion people and earn money in entirely new…

Hour long Instagram videos have launched and will make money for creators

Instagram have just launched a new platform which will feature long-form videos and will feature some of social media’s top “stars” connecting in new ways. This week Instagram launched their new platform IGTV which takes…

YouTube unveil new ways for creators to make money and launch videos

This year’s VidCon saw YouTube reveal a whole range of new ways that creators can connect with their fans, earn more for their work, and even build up hype for the launch of new videos….