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Your Website Design and a Video Blog
Insiders secrets to making a video blog are important for saving time and creating a video blog that is easily accessible online. Using the tools provided with your website hosting account, your business can create a video blog to enhance your main website.
Create a video blog
The first thing we need is a way to capture the video. If you have your very own camcorder, that’s great but we’re going even more low-tech here with a simple Logitech Web cam. Use the built in software to blog about anything. Movie files can be very big so make sure you have enough room on your local hard drive to store your video files.
Jazz up your videos
To jazz up your videos, download the free MovieMaker software from Microsoft. But if you have a MAC, an iSight Camera and iMovie will do the trick as well. You can also record right into the program to eliminate extra steps. Add transitions, titles, and anything you want. You can also bring in other clips from other sessions.
Export to YouTube
Save your work. Pick the settings that are best for broadband and export for use on YouTube. You can also export to Google Video or Blip TV. Nothing is really private. If the link to the video gets out, it can be shared and possibly go viral.
Embed your videos into your Blog
Now that it is uploaded, copy the embed line in YouTube and embed into your blog. You can also blog your videos to blog services like blogger, live journal and type head. WordPress can be a little tricky because you need to disable to “visual rich editor” in your profile.
Website hosting and WordPress
Most professional website hosting providers offer WordPress hosting which makes it easy to publish your videos online. Also, with WordPress, your blog copy will be easily indexed by Google. WordPress is an excellent tool for communicating online and the content management system is easy to use and offers hundreds of free plug-ins online if you want to add additional features to your video blog.
Publish and now you have all the steps necessary to create your very own Video Blog.