by Nona Blackman, envato If you’re an entrepreneur or small business owner you need to market your business on social media using video. Why? Because in today’s social media landscape, video rules. Consider this: Brands that use video marketing grow their year-to-year revenue 49% faster than brands that don’t. Still not convinced? Read on to discover the […]Read more "Social Media Video Guide: Why and How to Create Social Video"
by Pond5 Video is the fastest-rising form of communication, with high-quality recording devices more accessible than ever and marketplaces like Pond5 providing everything you need to make amazing videos without even picking up a camera. Meanwhile, the number of platforms for sharing your videos is also expanding, and each one has its own specifications for video formats, […]Read more "Export Video Settings for YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter"
by Matt Rickett Instagram videos are key to successful branding. But that also comes with its own challenges. Like … what’s the proper Instagram video size? What’s the best Instagram video format? What are Instagram video dimensions? In this post, we’ll go through each component of the Instagram video format and explain the best practices […]Read more "The Complete Guide to Instagram Video Sizes & Formats (FREE Template)"
BY RACHEL KLEIN, Premiumbeat Creating videos to publish on social media? Keep up with the latest aspect ratio settings with this handy reference guide. There’s no doubt that social media is changing the online video game. Once arbitrary, the aspect ratios for these platforms are now transforming the media we create. Since viewers now encounter the […]Read more "A Cheat Sheet for Social Media Video Aspect Ratios"
By Web Designer Staff, CB Creative Own the conversation on social media with this expert advice… Social media is a fantastic way to promote yourself or your business – it can increase awareness of your brand, bolster your design portfolio, improve your site’s SEO, and help you to genuinely connect with your customers. It’s easy […]Read more "Power Tips for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram"
by Scott Kelby OK, I have a MEGA-awesome tip today, courtesy of my dear friend Dave Clayton (co-host of the “He Shoots / He Draws” podcast), and it gets around the problem some pros in the community have pointed out that if you post from 3rd party apps from your computer, Instagram’s algorithm automatically limits the […]Read more "HOW TO NATIVELY POST TO INSTAGRAM FROM YOUR MAC"
by MICHAEL ZHANG, PetaPixel (Thanks to reader, Rodney Mitchell, for the referral) Windowed is a simple new app that finally lets you upload to Instagram directly from your Mac or PC desktop. Created by photographer and programmer Felix Sun, the app is essentially a tiny mobile browser that you can log into Instagram’s website through your […]Read more "Windowed: Upload to Instagram Directly From Your Desktop, FREE"