Below you will find pages that utilize the taxonomy term “video”
Tips to Create a List Video
List videos are often viewed as ‘cheap’ and ’easy’ content. And people often use them for affiliate marketing. But we need to make sure they add value to the audience and here are tips to help.
Evergreen Webinar Lessons Learned
How to create a personalised sales video message
Video marketing is often thought of as a very general approach, with a broadcast message to as many people as possible. But it doesn’t have to be, I use tools for customised personalised video marketing and I’ll explain how in this blog post.
How to Convert video to Animated Gif using FFMPEG
I recorded a video, and thought it would be easier to upload as an animated gif. I decided to look at ffmpeg and see if it can create animated gifs, and it can.
In this post I explain how.
How to create a video with an image at the end using ffmpeg
Having created a video, I want a call to action image that plays after the video is complete, and I want this to be standardised for a lot of my videos.
I can do that with ffmpeg
How to create IGTV videos from your subtitled videos
I want to create IGTV videos without any extra video editing, and with a few additional ffmpeg commands, and by creating a header image, I can do that.
Video promotion campaign tactics
I release a lot of videos. They tend to be ’evergreen’ which means I want to promote them for a long time.
To do that I really need a transcription of the video.
How to create smaller video excerpts to promote your YouTube Videos
I want to create smaller excerpts of my YouTube videos. I upload these small videos to Linkedin, Twitter and Instagram. And they will drive traffic to the main video on YouTube.
And I want to do that without any extra video editing.
How to reduce the size of Camtasia Generated mp4 files using ffmpeg
I’ve been using a Mac more and I’ve noticed that the mp4 files generated by Camtasia on the mac are much bigger than those generated on the PC.
A recent conference talk recording was output at 5.74 gig which meant I couldn’t upload on my Vimeo plan so I had to find a way to compress the file.
Using Vimeo for Marketing Videos
I now use a paid Vimeo plan as part of my marketing efforts. Here’s why and how I use it.
Taking my own advice - Use Vimeo for Marketing Videos
If I was giving companies advice on where to host marketing videos I wouldn’t suggest YouTube as the main host.
How to fix the Audio in your video with Audacity
Rookie mistake - I recorded a video while my external hard drive was on and it added a lot of noise and vibration into my recording.
But… it can be fixed.
How to Record Your Screen as an Animated Gif
I have tried and failed to have SnagIt save an animated gif. Fortunately, on Windows I can download the free tool ScreenToGif.
How I Changed My Video Strategy in the Face of YouTube Adpocalypse
I recently uploaded a video to YouTube and it was automatically analyzed as “Not suitable for all advertisers”, which in YouTube speak means “No monetization”.
I’ve never made a lot of money from YouTube. The YouTube revenue has probably paid for the software and hardware that I use to create videos. But this made me stop and think about my video strategy.