The Dos and Don’ts of YouTube Collaborations

By Fern Paulussen

There’s no denying that collaborating with other content creators can be a lot of fun. With the potential to draw in new viewers and gain subscribers, getting involved in collaborations is definitely a good idea. There are, however, some things you should – and should not – be doing when it comes to collaborating. And with the latest PLAY NZ collab. just around the corner, now seems like the perfect time to share a few of the dos and don’ts I’ve picked up along the way…  Continue reading “The Dos and Don’ts of YouTube Collaborations”

How to Grow your YouTube Channel

By Selina Ryan

Grow your Channel with MorningFame

Want to grow on YouTube? This easy to use tool can help you do just that.

The number one question from practically all new or small YouTubers is, “How do I grow my channel?”

Researching and watching YouTube videos about how to grow your channel quickly and easily is a great start. There are a lot of videos out there with solutions… BUT they only work if YOU put the time and effort into it. Continue reading “How to Grow your YouTube Channel”

Leah Eynon: PLAYer of the Month

By Fern Paulussen

Leah Eynon
Leah Eynon – Tinana DIY

I’m thrilled to be able to name Leah Eynon as the first ever PLAYer of the month. Leah is one of those amazingly talented, yet down-to-earth women that you find yourself looking at and thinking, Just how does she do it?

Leah has been uploading videos to her YouTube channel, Tinana DIY, for over four years, and has shared a huge range of content in that time including (but not limited to) vlogs, tutorials, hauls, challenges, and recipes.

One of the most inspiring things about Leah is the way she fits YouTube into her very full and busy life so successfully. And that somehow, despite working long hours at two separate jobs, her dedication and enthusiasm never seem to waver. So how does she do it? Read on to find out…

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5 Tips for Getting Comfortable in Front of the Camera

By Christine Keys

So you’ve decided you want to make vlogs. You get all the gear set up. You sit down, press record, and then… Well, then it’s just awkward.

It’s weird, sitting down and talking to a camera. It’s weird when you first start doing it anyway. After a while, it doesn’t seem so weird anymore (and I’ll touch on why that is a bit later on). Continue reading “5 Tips for Getting Comfortable in Front of the Camera”

So You Want to be a YouTuber

By Fern Paulussen

Advice from an Amateur YouTuber


I call myself an amateur because I’m not rich, I’m not famous, and my most watched uploads are literally just videos of me cleaning my house. However, I have been vlogging for over a year now, and in that time I have learned a lot (mostly by making mistakes). Today I decided it was time to share my top tips for those who are just starting out in the world of YouTube.

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