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How to Create Social Media Videos on a Budget : Social Media Examiner. Do you want to add video to your social media content mix?

How to Create Social Media Videos on a Budget : Social Media Examiner

Looking for ways to keep production costs low? Creating a video doesn’t have to cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars in high-end production tactics like live actors or 3-D renderings. 14 Video Tools for Social Media Marketers Social Media Examiner. Do you want to add video to your social media marketing?

14 Video Tools for Social Media Marketers Social Media Examiner

Are you looking for tools to simplify your video production? Today’s tools make it easy to record and edit videos for social media marketing and ad campaigns. In this article I’ll share 14 tools marketers can use to create screencasts, montages and slideshows. Why Video for Ads? Connect with social customers in real time. Skip Around The World. Skip Around The World We’re excited to announce two major updates to Periscope on iOS and Android: a revamped Global Map, and Skip Ahead on replays!

Skip Around The World

Global Map We’ve always thought that Periscope has the potential of showing you the world in real time. This vision inspired us to create the Global Map. Our first implementation, launched in June, had some limitations. Every time you zoom to a new place on the map, Periscope will reload broadcasts from this region, including replays from the last 24 hours. When we’ve heard about breaking news events, as in the case of Hurricane Patricia, we’ve found ourselves checking Periscope first. We think that the new Map functionality is much closer to fulfilling our original vision of seeing the world in real time. Blab.im: Why Your Business Should Consider Blab Social Media Examiner. Do you host live-streaming video?

Blab.im: Why Your Business Should Consider Blab Social Media Examiner

Want to hear about the latest live-casting technology? To discover more about Blab, I interview Joel Comm. More About This Show The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing. In this episode I interview Joel Comm, the author of many books, including Twitter Power 3.0. Joel will explore Blab live casting and why your business might want to consider using it. You’ll discover the difference between Blab.im and other live-streaming platforms, as well as some tips to get started. Listen as Joel Comm shares why your business should consider Blab.im. Share your feedback, read the show notes and get the links mentioned in this episode below. Listen Now. Tips for Creating Facebook Posts That Engage. 6 Ways to Use Periscope for Your Business Social Media Examiner.

Want to use mobile live-streaming to market your business?

6 Ways to Use Periscope for Your Business Social Media Examiner

Have you tried Periscope? Periscope is already proving to be an incredibly powerful social tool, and savvy marketers are using it in innovative ways to grow their businesses. Essential Guide to Video Marketing: A Resource for Marketers Social Media Examiner. Do you want to use video for your business?

Essential Guide to Video Marketing: A Resource for Marketers Social Media Examiner

Are you looking for a resource to help you combine video with social media marketing? Whether you’re using video as an individual or as part of a team, these expert articles will help you live-stream, record, publish and market video to support your marketing goals. Each of these articles will help you understand and master a specific part of using video for business. Discover how to use video marketing. Go Live With Streaming Video Meerkat and Periscope: How Businesses Are Using Live Mobile Broadcasting: In Social Media Marketing Podcast 149, Brian Fanzo explores the live mobile broadcasting apps Meerkat and Periscope.

Meerkat or Periscope? Get a step-by-step walkthrough for using both Meerkat and Periscope. Make Your Own Animation with GoAnimate. Are you putting off creating animated videos because they cost thousands of dollars to produce?

Make Your Own Animation with GoAnimate

Many companies have spent a lot of money creating animated videos – and good luck to them – but you don’t need to spend that much any more. How does making your own animation with GoAnimate for $80 sound? In this article, we are going to take a look at GoAnimate and go through how you can produce high-quality, animated videos at a low cost. What is Animation Software? Here is an explanation of what animation is, from Google: “Stop-motion animation is used to describe animation created by physically manipulating real-world objects and photographing them one frame of film at a time to create the illusion of movement.

So, basically, you compile pictures together to simulate movement. What is GoAnimate and how can it be used for animations? GoAnimate is an online, do-it-yourself video animation software program where you create your own animations using templates, characters, voice recordings etç. Meerkat. The embedded player is smart.

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It will show your live stream if you're live. If you're not live, if will show your next upcoming stream. If you have no upcoming streams, it will display stats from your last stream. If you have not streamed yet, it will show your profile. Meerkat's new Cameo feature lets other users join your video stream. Live streaming app Meerkat on Wednesday released what might just be its biggest update yet with features that allow users to invite others into their stream, better Facebook integration and the ability to store your library of clips for the future.

Meerkat's new Cameo feature lets other users join your video stream

The first big feature is called Cameo and it could be a game-changer in the world of live streaming apps. The genesis behind Meerkat (and similar apps such as Twitter's Periscope) is to allow users to easily stream their video feed with a broader audience in real-time. With Cameo, Meerkat is turning that idea on its head. Instead of just letting users stream what they see to others, Meerkat is also going to let users invite their viewers to "take over" their live streams for 60 seconds at a time.

"We want to evolve the experience from a 'broadcasting to' to 'broadcasting with' experience," Ben Rubin, Meerkat's founder and CEO told Mashable. Four Reasons to Take Advantage of Facebook's Evolving Video Strategy. Facebook is investing heavily in its video service, working hard to grow its video reach and ad efficacy.

Four Reasons to Take Advantage of Facebook's Evolving Video Strategy

And it's making inroads. In August, Facebook achieved a billion more desktop video views than YouTube, according to comScore, and now serves up more than 3 billion video views every day. Such a strong upswing of video views on Facebook can be attributed to a few things. First and most obviously is auto play. Facebook video auto plays in the newsfeed, driving video views and interaction. Moreover, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg noted about the future of Facebook, "One of the big trends will be the growth of video content on our service. " That quote is not lip service. Here are four reasons marketers need to begin or expand native Facebook video marketing and two things they should know as they dive in. Time Lapse for mobile. Take 10: How to Create a YouTube Content Library With Google Hangouts On Air - MarketingProfs Online Seminars and Webinars.

Consumers, search engines, social media, and even inboxes are forcing businesses to become more relevant in their marketing and develop deeper connections with prospects and customers. With increased competition for your audience's attention, marketers need a better way to get noticed—and luckily, live streaming video does just that. In just 10 minutes, you'll learn the basic framework to build a video content library with Google Hangouts On Air.

This free and easy tool syncs up with your branded YouTube channel so you can build a content library with the support of experts, vendors, customers, and others. You'll also learn how to turn these videos into additional pieces of content to connect your brand with your target audience. And as a bonus—it'll help boost your SEO, too! How to Create Video Thumbnails That Boost Views Social Media Examiner. Do you want to attract more viewers to your videos? Have you thought about creating custom thumbnails? Add value to your brand with video content: A delightfully quick guide. If you find yourself intimidated by the concept of creating video content, you’re not alone. Every minute of the day, YouTube users alone upload 72 hours of new video content, not to mention uploads to Facebook, Vimeo, Daily Motion or Wistia.

With all that noise, making your video stand out, increasing engagement and finding ways to add value is a mammoth task; which makes doing it right even sweeter. Fortunately, there are tons of great blueprints for creating valuable, meaningful video content. I’ve taken a closer look at some of these strategies and have condensed the advice here, in a “delightfully short” guide to adding value with your video content.

I’ve included the latest research on video content, the best expert tips, and some great examples of video content done right. Meerkat and Periscope: How Businesses Are Using Live Mobile Broadcasting Social Media Examiner. Are you interested in live mobile broadcasting? Have you tried Meerkat or Periscope? To learn about mobile broadcasting apps, I interview Brian Fanzo. More About This Show The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing. In this episode I interview Brian Fanzo, partner and chief digital strategist at Broadsuite, a company that helps businesses succeed with social and mobile marketing.

In this episode Brian Fanzo will explore the live mobile broadcasting apps Meerkat and Periscope and what they mean for your business. You’ll discover the pros and cons of each platform, as well as how to get started. How to Use Video Storytelling in Your Social Media Marketing Social Media Examiner. Do you use video on your social channels? Looking for ways to connect with your audience? Telling stories with video increases engagement, triggers social sharing and gives people a reason to talk about you online and offline.

Video: The Contender Takes the Marketing Title. Like a heavyweight contender, video has been rising through the ranks of marketing media, waiting for its title shot. Riff: Make Videos with Friends. By Josh Miller, Product Manager Having fun with friends is at the heart of the Facebook experience. Recently, a few Facebook employees stayed after-hours to work on a side project. Msgodigital – Up Periscope! Thoughts on a new streaming video app. If your Twitter feed is anything like mine, you will have seen a lot of articles about new streaming video apps in the last couple of weeks. Meerkat was first out of the blocks but in the last week it has been overshadowed by Twitter’s new $100 million purchase Periscope.

After reading about Meerkat, I wasn’t even inspired enough to download it for one simple reason: once streams are finished, you can never see them again. From comms2point0: NEW! A video skills workshop and new things on Twitter  And a call to action Hello Gavin, I won't beat about the bush. We've signed-up to all political parties' email bulletins this election as a learning exercise. It's just that we've noticed that a blunt first line works in an email. 7 Ways to Use Video to Boost Your Social Media Marketing. How to Download Facebook Videos Without Special Software (Ninja Trick!) 489 Shares Facebook 288 Twitter 139 LinkedIn 29 inShare29 Google+ 15 Pin It Share 18. 5 Video Apps to Boost Your Social Media Reach. 6 Ways to Use Short Video for Social Marketing. 8 Visual Content Apps to Create Stunning Images and Videos.

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