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Storyblocks Video (Videoblocks) Review: An Affordable Stock Footage Option? 3

When I started creating videos for YouTube, I quickly fell into a format that finds me on camera to introduce a section while filling out the rest with images and clips. While this has worked well for my app reviews and other finance topics overall, there are some limitations —...

YouTube Studio in 2021: The Latest Upload Process Updates for Creators 2

Just over one year ago, I wrote a post detailing some of the changes YouTube had been making to its YouTube Studio platform and how these adjustments impacted creators. Since then, the site has continued to make updates — including some that have arrived in just the past couple of...

FinCon X Recap: A Different Kind of FinCon

For most people, 2020 has left little to look forward to. If you're anything like me, the year has been one canceled plan after another. That's why I wasn't at all surprised when the final decision not to hold FinCon 2020 in Long Beach, California was made. Yet, another announcement...

In the Interest of Transparency: My Personal Finances and Approach to Money 3

When I first started writing about personal finance, it's safe to say that I didn't really know what I was doing. That's why I mostly took the approach of sharing what I was learning in regards to finance as well as sharing experiences I had already acquired. Additionally, I've often...

Pros and Cons of Using an iPad for Productivity 2

A few months ago, during a bout of the quarantine blues, I began watching a lot of videos about the iPad. Previously, while I thought such a device might be fun, I never really saw much of a need for it. That was until I started to see more people...

Stock Video Footage: Pros, Cons, and Options for YouTube Creators 3

This may shock you, but not everything you see on YouTube is 100% produced by the creator uploading the video. Instead, in some cases, they may be using what's called "stock footage" to accompany their talking head clips or voiceover. So where do these creators find such clips — and...