Tag: Youtube

A change of direction – Motorcycle Roadtrip Australia

Travel should change you. It should give you the time, away from your normal surrounds, to reassess your life. I’ve been on youtube 10 years now. I was one of the original Australian youtube partners. In 2011 and 2012 I was lucky to have made enough money on youtube ad revenue to have traveled Asia […]

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My life as a Travel Filmmaker

When I was a teenager the old nuns at the Catholic School I attended let us watch the Matinee of a Movie called ‘World Safari’. It featured a bare chested adventurer called Alby Mangels who galavanted around the world with a mongrel dog and a penchant for models in bikinis. For me, watching this movie […]

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Travel Vloggers and Travel Business – How to use online video

I had a fascinating conversation with a mate’s son recently. He is 11 years old, a tween, and a big user of social media and youtube in particular. He told me of his favourite youtube travel channels, and in the process, opened my eyes to a whole next generation of travel vloggers. These Millennials grew […]

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The Great Firewall of China

Overlander.tv are heading to China, so no videos for a while. We may find a way to get around the inability to use sites like youtube, but just in case we can’t, here is an early warning as to why things will be quiet here. Mashup of the feature film, Network (1976) featuring Peter Finch […]

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Social Media Popularity vs Producing content for niches with passion

After ten months on the road I’ve taken a well earned break to catch up on some editing. Well, the plan was to catch up on some editing, what I’ve actually found myself indulging in one of my favourite pastimes…research. I’ve finally had time to watch online videos, read books, study successful people and companies. […]

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A history of online video, a look back at vlogging

Overlander.tv just clocked 11 Million views on youtube! Pretty amazing really. But I suppose not as amazing as youtube’s stats themselves. Last year YouTube had more than 1 trillion views or almost 140 views for every person on Earth! At the moment more than one hour of video is uploaded to YouTube every second! I […]

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WALL OF AMAZING TRAVEL VIDEOS, THANKS TO BLINKX.COM!

I don’t pay enough attention to my blinkx channel, it’s like the well performing student the teacher leaves alone because they get the work done. Blinkx, the world’s largest and most advanced video search engine performs just as well in ad revenue for overlander.tv as does youtube, and minus the hassles such as getting videos […]

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So you want to travel the world, the lessons learnt 9.5 mths in!

At the start of my round the world travel video adventure I made a video talking about the 7 things I wanted to achieve on my trip. 9.5 mths in I look back on what I have achieved. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VgzCP2pE44 The seven goals were: *To see the world *To film the world *To get paid to […]

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IS YOUTUBE THE END OF CIVILISATION AS WE KNOW IT!

With affordable cameras every one has become a photographer or filmmaker. But I wonder, who watches all this stuff? With one hour of video being loaded every second, I wonder if this is the end of civilisation as we know it. Will the aliens arrive in the future to an empty planet, and think, ‘this […]

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How to make Business Profile Videos – Youtube Playlist

Mark Shea of Overlander.tv is currently traveling the world, producing travel videos and exploring ways to make money while on the road. With the help of a local Malaysian Video Producer, Raj Singh, he will devise a system that any video producer, anywhere in the world, can use to make money doing videos to promote […]

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