How-Tos

How to Create the Perfect Thumbnail Image in a Few Simple Steps

Don’t neglect the thumbnail! That small preview image viewers see has an enormous impact on whether or not they click. At VidCon 2015, a marketing expert explained the essentials.

Light the Way: A Beginner’s Guide to Video Lighting on a Budget

Tired of video shoots that leave your face in the shadows or give you a greenish tint? Then it’s time to invest in video lighting. Good news: Low-priced kits deliver big results. Here’s what you should know before you buy.

How to Create a Clickable Call-to-Action in Vimeo Plus or Pro

A call-to-action is an essential video marketing tool, as it tells the viewer what to do next and drives engagement. This article offers step-by-step instructions, as well as a video guide.

Click Here! How to Use YouTube Annotations to Increase Engagement

Annotations help viewers get more out of your videos and lead to higher watch times. We’ll show you how to get started, and provide expert tips on using annotations the right way.

How to Record Great Audio in iOS and Android Video Production

Smartphones and tablets now record pristine HD video, but their internal mics leave a lot to be desired. Here’s how to use external microphones for audio recordings that are always loud and clear.

How to Use Voice Actors to Bring Humor to Marketing Videos

Creating a funny voiceover doesn’t always mean using a funny voice. Give viewers the unexpected to get bigger laughs.

How to Shoot Professional Video with an iPad and an iOgrapher

Create a wireless multi-camera live production studio using iPads, affordable lights and microphones, iOgrapher cases, and downloadable apps.