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How to create a video fast with a couple of images

by Teena Hughes
"Teena, how to create a video fast with a couple of images?" This is a question I'm asked quite often, and this week it was an email from Julianna on the other side of the world.  There are many software solutions available which you can buy, some on your computer already, but as Julianna is not very tech-savvy, I wanted to share the absolute simplest method with her. So today I'm going to show you an extremely simple online option: requires no login requires no email just upload images and save to desktop. First of all: gather the images you're [...]

8 ways to optimize your local business videos

by Teena Hughes
8 ways to optimize your local business videos -- here's how! Today's video shares 8 simple ways improve the performance of your video marketing. There are many more ways to do this, but these 8 might start you thinking about using one of more of these techniques today.  Simple steps like these can improve how well your videos perform -- on your website, Youtube Channel, social media accounts and even other video distribution portals. PS -- a few people have asked me whether I create these videos myself, and the answer is "Yes!". This video has been created by me [...]

Write a list of questions you’ve been asked over and over

by Teena Hughes
Write a list of questions as the backbone of your CONTENT STRATEGY OK, you're overwhelmed, you're hearing -- and reading -- so much about content, but you just don't know where to start. Has anyone said, "Write a list of questions!"? For all the techniques I use for client projects, and to teach clients, I say, "Start at the beginning -- write a list of questions you've been asked over and over -- THESE are the things folks are typing into search engines and Youtube, all over the internet." if you write a list of question you've been asked, you [...]

10 Step Video Marketing Blueprint for Testimonials

by Teena Hughes

I recently read a post in a Facebook business group from Olivia, a business woman who was struggling with the lack of clients, and I decided to share my 10 Step Video Marketing Blueprint for Testimonials.

Quickest and Easiest MP3 Player for WordPress

by Teena Hughes
The Quickest and Easiest MP3 Player for Wordpress is a MYTH!     Or so it seemed -- I just spent about 4 hours trying to find the simplest audio player for a client's Wordpress website. I read all the blog posts with titles like "The Top 10 (or 5 or 7 etc) Audio Players!". I installed five different players and tried the pre-installed audio solution (which used 100% of the screen width -- and I can't help but wonder WHY???). I tested each of them, tried the shortcodes, added the options, tested them out ... and sat here with [...]

Video Tip 001 Create an Intro with Screenflow for Mac

by Teena Hughes
https://vimeo.com/159463928   Video Tip 001 In today's video I'll give you an overview on creating an Intro using Screenflow for Mac. There are many ways to make Intros, lots of different software can be used, even Powerpoint for Windows, Keynote for Mac, and Google Docs Presentations. Once the intro has been designed, it needs to be exported as a video and added into the video editing process. Are you wondering what an "intro" is? That's OK, you're not alone. An INTRO is a tiny little introduction which is added to the start of a longer video, and generally introduces the [...]

Podcast 001 Questions and Answers

by Teena Hughes
Today's Podcast 001 Questions and Answers with Teena Hughes I'm kickstarting my new Podcast today with 3 questions from clients about a great range of website and business-related topics.     Transcript of Podcast 001 Hi de ho everyone. This is Teena Hughes. Every single day business and website owners are faced with a ton of demands on their time which can be pretty overwhelming. Today, I’d like to share a couple of questions I’ve received from folks just like you. You ready? Lets get started!   QUESTION 1 from SALLY who got some unexpected media attention First question is from [...]

Using videos for business

by Teena Hughes
Using videos for business could be the best thing you do this year So -- just HOW can you start using videos for business? Click the video below to start it playing :-) Using-videos-for-business from Teena Hughes on Vimeo. Transcript >> HOW TO USE VIDEOS FOR YOUR BUSINESS This is Teena Hughes from teenahughesonline.com I get asked a lot of questions and this one is good one. I thought you might like to hear my thoughts on just how you can be using videos for business help. So there are a quite a few different ways that videos are great [...]

Results of the Video Marketing Questionnaire

by Teena Hughes
Some time back I posted a Video Marketing Questionnaire online about videos and marketing, asking a few questions to see what most folks were struggling with I'm embarrassed to say I totally forgot to post the results, and I came across them tonight so thought I should post them straight away, as it's quite interesting to see the results. In regard to the topics people were most interested in, Video Creation won hands down with a massive 80.8% of respondents choosing this as the main topic, and Video Marketing ran a close second with 78.8% of respondents. This is great [...]
How video marketing can save your bacon

How video marketing can save your bacon

by Teena Hughes
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  . Video marketing can save your bacon by putting lots of opportunities online for folks to see you in a very positive light. A lot of folks are worried about negative comments and feedback about their business, as they absolutely should be. It's so easy for someone to post something negative online these days, so rather than panic and have worry-filled sleepless nights, here's how you can take action today! Want to know HOW? Great! Let's get started! Oh, by the way, "save your bacon" is a nice way of saying "save your butt" (or any other 4 letter [...]