15 Lessons From This Year's Online Wins, Scandals and Top Videos, Tweets and Instagram Posts

Instagram is inherently a more aspirational platform than, say, Twitter, due to its visual nature. The hashtags that gained in popularity most throughout the year reflect this: #Travel, #travelphotography and #naturephotography were three of the 10 hashtags on Instagram that saw the largest increases in use in 2017. Trending hashtags on Twitter tend to revolve […]


Share YouTube Videos With iMessage Contacts Without Leaving the App by @MattGSouthern

YouTube for iOS has been updated with iMessage support, which will let users watch and chat about videos without leaving the app. After tapping on the share button in the YouTube app, there is now an option to share via iMessage. Once iMessage is selected, choose the desired recipient and begin your shared video watching […]


Facebook Tests Data-Friendly Instant Videos on Mobile by @MattGSouthern

Facebook is testing Instant Videos, a feature that will allow users to watch more video on mobile without eating into their data plan. Facebook Instant Videos coming soon? ⚡️ h/t Devesh Logendran pic.twitter.com/rNZYkbeL2r — Matt Navarra ⭐️ (@MattNavarra) September 11, 2017 Videos will be downloaded and cached in the background while using Facebook on a […]

6 Surprisingly Easy Ways to Get Great Results With Your Facebook Videos by @PromoBySlidely

This post was sponsored by Slidely. Facebook hit 2 billion users in late June. This unprecedented growth offers more opportunity to reach a larger audience with your videos and a chance to grow your business dramatically. However, with all this growth also comes some serious challenges. More people means more marketing noise, which means more advertisers bidding on […]

4 Ways to Market Your Videos Using Facebook Groups

In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Salma Jafri ibreaks down how to use a Facebook Group to market your videos.  The first step is to gain the trust of your selected group. Don’t come into an established ecosystem and start peddling your product immediately. Instead, spend a few days (as few as three) establishing a […]

4 Steps to Creating Effective Online Videos

Getting in front of camera can be very intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. Use these four actionable steps to create attractive business videos that resonate with your audience. 1. Develop a script. One way you can avoid stage fright on camera is by developing a script before you hit that record button. Developing […]

Google Releases Uptime, an App for Watching YouTube Videos With Others by @MattGSouthern

Uptime, an app developed by Google’s Area 120 incubator, has been released today for iOS. Uptime is designed to let multiple users watch and comment on YouTube videos together. The user interface of Uptime is much like the design of Facebook’s live videos. You’ll see icons of other users who are watching the same video, […]