Web star Curtis Paradis nabbed a Shorty Award for in the YouTube Star category in the fourth annual award competition for the use of social media. Beet.TV caught up with Paradis via Skype in an interview about how he started the channel and his next plans.

Paradis told Beet.TV he relies on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus to push out his videos so that they're always in front of viewers. He also said he'll be working on a new site design and a new store in partnership with a clothing company in the coming months. For more insight on the YouTube star's next steps and what it was like to write his acceptance speech, check out our interview.

Daisy Whitney