Tag Archives: video

Link Friday: The Facebook Live Edition

Posted on Thursday, May 5, 2016 by Kate

First there was Periscope and Meerkat. Now there’s Facebook Live. The real question is, do you need it for your business?

  • Let’s start with a definition. Facebook Live is an easy way to do video streaming without requiring you to commit to yet another app or social network. It can be as easy as clicking one button to make it happen, but you’re going to want to do a little bit more prep work than that. Here are some tips for a successful live broadcast.
  • Building live streaming within Facebook was pretty genius. It’s their way of keeping you suckered in.
  • It’s different from Periscope and Meerkat in that you can control who sees your video and after you’re done streaming, it saves to your timeline, so you can share it or embed it elsewhere.
  • So do you need it? The truth is, video is king right now, and the end is not in sight. So if you want to take advantage of the trend, but don’t have a big production budget, this could be right up your alley. Consider it another weapon in your arsenal. Here are some good ideas to get you started.

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Posted on Monday, March 24, 2014 by Alan

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Link Friday: The 2014 Social Media Edition

Posted on Thursday, January 9, 2014 by Kate

2014 is here – let’s take a look at what’s in store for social media this year!

  • Facebook is constantly changing its news feed algorithm, making it harder and harder for brands to be seen. If you’re not already paying for Facebook ads, it’s something you should strongly consider in 2014.
  • Everyone has a smartphone and they’re using them non-stop. Your website needs to be mobile optimized and so does your social media.
  • Video is hot right now. Do not miss the boat on this one in 2014.
  • Resolve to do better in social media in 2014. Here’s how.

Link Friday: The Video Marketing Edition

Posted on Friday, July 5, 2013 by Brianna

Social media is all visual right now. While beautiful imagery has long captured our attention on social media, video is becoming a front-runner in social media applications. Vimeo, Vine and Instagram video are among the best video apps to explore.

Which video app do you prefer?

Link Friday: The Why You Should Be on YouTube Edition

Posted on Friday, April 12, 2013 by Brianna

Facebook? Check. Twitter? Check. Pinterest? You’re probably on that too. But what about YouTube? We all know that YouTube is known for its immense user presence, but what potential does the platform have for your brand?