DIY Video Production (TM) | Please Stop Shooting Vertical Video!!!

Please, please, please….STOP shooting vertical on your phone when you are filming your LIVE or even capturing video that you will post later on social media!!!! Why you ask? Well here are the top 3 reasons to stop shooting vertical: ONE: When you post your video it has those annoying blurred out side bars. By shooting horizontally you are getting all the screen time. TWO: When you watch a video shot vertically, you instantly know …

DIY Video Production (TM) | Format Your Facebook LIVE Videos in 5 Easy Steps

Who has recorded a Facebook LIVE and then when it posts you groan at the thumbnail that was chosen for the world to see (or laugh at). Sometimes these odd looking screen captures help add a curiosity point that will increase clicks…but often they are just horrible. Well you can change this (and so much more) if you did not know. It is totally worth it to make sure that you have your best foot …

How to Create Your Own Branded Images & Memes (Video)

Do you want to create your own branded images or memes, but are afraid to try to learn a new program like Canva?¬†Or you do not want to invest (let alone try to master) in programs like Photoshop or Illustrator. Well this is the tutorial for you!! All you need to create simple branded images and memes is: Microsoft Word, your logo, a unique image (or legally downloaded stock image) and the snipping tool (or …

3 Steps to Improve Your YouTube Embedded Videos

If you have video embedded on your website or you use them as part of your blog posts, you may very see what is below when the video is done playing: This is annoying, ugly and kind of unprofessional to be honest. It is directing visitors to your website away from your video and onto what YouTube things they may want to see or is some how related to your video topic (I am not …

Content is King: Create Your Own Meme

Content is so important to sharing your story…what is even more crucial is that you are using unique content whenever possible. Why? Because your followers want to be able to connect with you! By sharing images that involve you, your business, your products and what someone will experience when they engage work with you they will get to know you better. So how do you create unique content? Well snapping images with your phone is …