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New Shorts Metrics, Reply with a Short, and Year End Tax Forms | Creator Roundup

Published: August 18, 2023

Welcome Back to the Creator Roundup: Exciting Updates Await!

Greetings creators! It’s that much-anticipated moment—our Creator Roundup returns, bringing a wave of thrilling developments for your creative journey. I’m your host Belinda, brimming with anticipation to disclose what’s on the horizon. Dive into the details of each update by exploring the links proffered in the description. Let’s jump right in!

Revamped Analytics: New Performance Metrics for Shorts

Great news on the analytics front! For those dabbling with Shorts, we’ve introduced two brand-new performance indicators in Analytics to bolster your content strategy. Discover your Shorts’ visibility with the “Shown in Feed” count and gain valuable insights with the “Viewed vs Swiped Away” data. Both metrics are conveniently located under the Reach tab of Studio Analytics, ready to empower your creative decisions.

Creator Music Now Broader and Better

We’re amplifying your creative freedom with an expansion of Creator Music, now accessible to all US-based monetizing creators. Enhance your long-form videos by integrating well-loved tracks while still capitalizing on revenue. This is just the prologue—we’re eager to share future plans to transport Creator Music beyond the confines of the US.

Engage More with ‘Replying with a Short’

Engagement just got an upgrade! Transform your comment section with the option to reply using a Short. Encounter a noteworthy comment? Hit ‘Reply’, select the Create Shorts icon, and let your Short stand as your response. Not only will the commenting individual receive an alert, but all viewers can now easily tap into a comment sticker to switch between your original content and the Short reply.

Seamless Access to Year-End Tax Forms

Monetizing creators, take note! Year-end tax forms, including 1099s, are now ready for retrieval online through AdSense. Here’s a quick guide to access them:

Check the links below for in-depth guidance, but if your tax queries are more intricate, it’s best to consult a professional tax advisor. We’re eager for your feedback on these updates, so don’t retreat to the sidelines—drop us a comment with your thoughts!

The path ahead gleams with potential. Stay passionate, stay creative, and until our paths cross again—keep innovating!

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