Don’t do THIS with your Social Media Videos
I see this mistake made with business's social media video posts. And their photo and text posts too. Don't do this!
Canva Makes Video Thumbnails EASY
Ever played with Canva? Let's make a simple video thumbnail to begin! Gary Vee inspired this one.
Video Marketing MAGIC
So. I’m trying to sit down and have a normal, productive day of work. And it’s really failing because I can’t get Brandon Sanderson’s latest announcement out of my head. When I watched it, sent to me this morning, it was a #1 on trending. At this point, it’s been out for about exactly a day, and it has 855,671 views. If you’re a Sanderson fan and haven’t watched the video yet, do so and come back. Or don’t come back but do watch the video. I’m going to start spoiling it. If you’re not one of his fans, then the content of this video won’t be expressly relevant, but…
Can I See What Ads People are Running on Facebook? Yes, yes you can.
It feels like I’m spying every time I check out whether or not a company is running ads on Facebook. What are your thoughts? Somehow you found your way onto this blog, before you knew it was possible, did it feel like cheating to you? Because really, we can look at what our “competitor” is doing and copy her.(I put “competitor” in quotes because according to Wallace Wattles, we must move from the competitive to the creative, and I’d agree!) Swipe and Deploy IS a big strategy in the Marketing sphere. You see what is working for someone who has some similarity to you, and then you do your version…
Is Your Blog Thumbnail Consistently not Showing up on Facebook? (video)
Is your blog thumbnail consistently not showing up on Facebook? Doesn’t that suck???? I let this problem go on for faaaaaaar too long. There was a period where I was very afraid of my own ignorance, and thought I could ignore what I didn’t know. Wow, was I silly! Jump to 1:30 for your solution! The first minute and a half is for those who aren’t sure if this is the problem they’re having or if it’s something else. If this doesn’t work for you, I do mention another solution at 4:02. And I would recommend checking out some other blogs or videos like these ones: This is what it…
How-to download a video you own from Facebook (video)
Ever post a video to Facebook, forget where it is on your devices and now want to put it somewhere else? If the video is yours, it’s super easy to re-download it! (This includes Facebook Lives you did but forgot to save) Stay Inspired! Katie
If you can’t share a post from your Personal Facebook Page to your Business Facebook Page on Mobile – DO THIS! (video)
I went live at Dragoncon for my Vlogs On Saturdays – but couldn’t share the live to my business page! Grrrrr… Something to do with “Facebook Business Manager” and their dumb defaults. 🙁 But! thanks to Kayla Crosby though, I was able to fix this, and now can share all I want! If you have this problem and want to fix it – here’s the answer! Tutorial starts at 1:00! Otherwise I’m explaining what this problem is and why it is troublesome. Stay inspired friends! Katie
4 Ways to Post Videos to Instagram and How To Do Them (video)
I got asked a question about posting videos to Instagram. It was about that vague- I mean, there are FOUR main ways to post videos to Instagram, which way did they mean? In true Katie-style, when the choice is “big” or “home” we choose big. SO. Here are the four ways to post videos to Instagram and how to do each way. Plus a little bit of narration, chatting, philosophy, etc etc along the way. Claire’s Instagram Claire’s Facebook iPhone screen recording tutorial mentioned #tutorialtuesday #yesiknowitswednesday #thisisbecomingahabit Stay inspired, my friends! Katie
Three ways to turn a vertical or horizontal video square in Final Cut Pro X (video)
Tutorial starts at 1:37 if you don’t want to hear some information about square videos and such. Do you own Final Cut and have you been wondering how to make a square video like you see all over Facebook? This tutorial will give you three ways to do it! Article I referenced: https://blog.bufferapp.com/square-vid… Stay inspired! Katie
Do this one simple thing to increase engagement in your marketing
This is going to be SO obvious, so intuitive and so straightforward that some of you might want to just click away right now because you’re going to roll your eyes at me. (Okay, clarification, it’s not just “do a video”, so don’t get your panties in a twist, although that IS a solid suggestion…) One of the best ways to increase engagement in your marketing is to… feature other people. One of my BEST performing videos on Facebook was this one: Everyone who made their way into the video shared and tagged themselves. Any time you can interview someone (and let them know where the content is posted so…