Facebook Joins the Video battlefield

Well it’s getting all about Video.. just like the trendsetters advised.. with Video emails and Video in Social Media set to explode and by 2019 Video expected to be the dominant force.

So here’s a quick rundown of what’s new and emerging

Snapchat – been around for a year or so… but growing in popularity… a must of your target market is the 12-16 years olds who will be 2019 be the new trendsetters (www.snapchat.com).

BombBomb – personalised e-mails straight off your phone… App based for Andriod and IOS, paid service with free trial (www.bombbomb.com)

Facebook Live – being rolled out at present.. when you get it you get a little ‘microphone’ type icon on the ‘post’ page when you choose to send a new post – www.facebook.com

Content Samurai – highly commended from the Noble Samurai camp (creators of Market Samurai and Scarcity Samurai) – www.contentsamurai.com/

Periscope – videos that go out via twitter and broadcast live.. but ‘disappear’ after 24 hours… (use KATCH plugin to record and save your ‘Scopes’ – the website is here… but you also need to download the APP which is where the action happens – https://www.periscope.tv/

Meerkat – the hot tip to take 2015 by storm.. failed at the first hurdle when Periscope teamed up with Twitter – http://meerkatstreams.com/

Others to take a look at which help you build video via slide and pictorial drag and drop solutions.. most have a free ‘lite’ version and paid versions without their logo’s on them.

Animoto – https://animoto.com

Powtoon – http://www.powtoon.com/

GoAnimate – https://goanimate.com/




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