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4 Ways to Use Smartphone Video for your Business

4 Ways to Use Smartphone Video for Business

You’re probably already using your smartphone to capture still pictures of your world, but smartphone video is an even more powerful tool to evoke emotion and life from your smartphone.  In fact, it’s using the same smartphone camera, just a different mode – video.  And video will take your marketing and branding to a whole new level.

In Part 1 of this 3 part series, I showed you the 6 business photos your business needs.

Part 2 looked at how to take the perfect marketing selfie that you can use for marketing and promotional purposes.

In this final part of the series, I will share with you 4 very strong reasons that you need to get out of just camera mode on your phone and start cranking out some killer video on your smartphone.

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105 – 5 Tips on Using Smartphone Video in Social Media

5 Tips on Using Smartphone Video in Social Media

Smartphones have changed the way we use social media. Not only by the content that we receive in our news feeds, but the content that we share on our smartphones. Smartphone video and photos are making social media content more engaging than ever before.

If you record a video with your smartphone camera, it records just as easily as snapping a photo. Here are 5 simple tips, and my best-kept secrets to help you with smartphone video for your own social media efforts:

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104 Slideshare: 5 Simple Strategies to Make Your Presentation Go Viral

Slideshare: 5 Simple Strategies to Make Your Presentation Go Viral

Amongst the thousands of presentations on slideshare, it IS possible for yours to be irresistibly engaging.  In order to do this, you have to understand viewer behavior and the need for powerful visuals and great content.  Here are just 5 of those simple strategies you can start implementing today to make your own presentations go viral.

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102 1 Second Everyday – My New Favorite App and Why

102 1 second everyday - my new favorite app and why

What would you do if I told you that this post would be devoted to enhancing your life, and improving the way you capture your world with your smartphone? Not just photographs, but actual video clips of every day of your life.

Yes, my purpose is to share with you smarter ways of online marketing, but not everyone is capturing precious moments of their lives, even capturing priceless moments for their businesses. People want to connect with you – the person behind the brand. And I’m going to tell you a little known app (believe me, that will change soon.) that will enhance your life by giving you the tools to do just that.

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101 5 Ways Micro-Video Can Rock Your Social Media

5 Ways Micro-Video Can Rock Your Social Media

5 Ways Micro-Video Can Rock Your Social Media

What is Micro-video?

A microvideo can be a short video, a stop-and-start video strung together to be one seamless video (Instagram does this), or multiple photos put together into a video clip slideshow.  Typically, they’re made with a smartphone – simple to shoot, edit and share.

Micro-video became very popular in 2013, and continues to grow in popularity with apps like Instagram and Vine. It is a quick way to share an engaging piece of visual content, sort of like a mini-movie. Especially as social media feeds become even more cluttered with not only regular social media posting, but advertisements thrown in there, as well.

We have to do whatever it takes to keep the attention of our fans and followers, and micro-video is a great way to do this, since the average person just doesn’t take the time. Most businesses share photos and posts, but there is another way to capture your audience’s attention, so the next time you reach for your smartphone camera, bring something to life through video. Truth is, it’s very simple to do. Remember to keep them entertaining and informative.

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