April 8, 2019

MP4 to GIF Tutorial

Videos are a powerful format, but GIFs are easier to share and embed in emails/documents. Creators often need to convert a memorable segment of an MP4 into a GIF. In this article, I’ll show you how to convert an MP4 to a GIF using a free online tool called Kapwing in four steps.

March 29, 2019

Make History Lessons Relevant Using Memes in the Classroom

Even though most schools value their history programs, many educators still struggle with how to teach history with engaging and applied methods. It’s a challenge to make facts and figures from centuries ago relevant to students’ everyday lives. In this article, I describe how history teachers can use memes to teach and how students can make memes to study history.

February 20, 2019

How to Fit the Whole Picture on Instagram

Instagram has a maximum aspect ratio of 4:5 on portrait posts (four pixels wide for every five pixels tall). Instagram’s restriction reduces the number of very tall images that take up a lot of vertical space in the feed. Although it’s nice that Instagram keeps users from publishing massive, obtrusive posts, the 4:5 limit makes it difficult to post a whole vertical picture or video that you shot on your phone.

February 6, 2019

Convert a PNG to an MP4

In this very short tutorial, I’ll explain how to convert a PNG image to an MP4 video using a free website called Kapwing. Kapwing works on any type of phone, tablet, or computer, and since it’s online you don’t need to download any software or apps.

January 22, 2019

How to Convert a Video to a Podcast

When you’re making a Podcast, you might have video footage – whether it’s a section of a YouTube video, a sound effect, or something you filmed with the camera on your phone – whose audio track you want to include. In this article, I’ll show you how to take a video recording, make it a podcast, and publish it on social media.

January 16, 2019

How to Make a Meme

In this article, I’ll describe how to make a meme by talking through common meme types and showing free, online tools you can use to make them.

December 17, 2018

How to Make a Facebook Cover Video

The Cover spot on a business’s Facebook page give the viewer a first impression of the brand, product, or service. This post has the tutorial, examples, and the free online tools you need to prepare your video for the Facebook Cover area.

December 14, 2018

How to Get Your First Instagram Sponsorship

On Instagram, you do not need to have millions of followers to get your first brand sponsorship. I spoke with motorcycle culture micro-influencer Tasha Paz to find out how to get your first instagram sponsorship as a microinfluencer.

November 24, 2018

How to Make a GIF from YouTube Video (For Free)

Here’s the fastest way to make a GIF from a YouTube video. It works on any computer, phone or tablet. It’s free, and you don’t need to install any app or software. It just works.

November 21, 2018

How to Flip Your Video

Maybe you have a series of video clips, but one was filmed by your left-handed uncle. To combine all of your videos without the watcher standing on their head, you need to flip the odd one out so that the… Continue Reading →

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