Specs for Social Media Videos: A Guide

Siobhan Findlay Blogging

At Michigan Creative, a lot of our videos end up being placed on websites and released onto social media. Here’s an up to date guide on what you need to know about posting videos on Facebook and Instagram.  Facebook          Posting onto Facebook, not embedding. We always recommend that when you post a video on social media, you upload the video …

Writing isn’t dead, and you should be doing it

Katie Kennedy Blogging, Branding, Creative, Marketing, Michigan Creative, Web

Lately, social media is all about photos, video, and reaching your followers and consumers with relatable, visually aesthetic content. Just by that description, writing doesn’t often fit the bill. But why is that? It’s been thought that writing and creating content to be read is becoming less and less popular – dying, even. Unless you live under a rock, you’ve …

Video Ads: If You’re Not Utilizing Them Now, You Should Be

Brian Town Blogging, Digital Marketing, Michigan Creative, Video

The video age is upon us, my friends, and Michigan Creative wants to help make sure that your business is not falling behind. Log-in to your Facebook account and start scrolling through the Newsfeed. If you’re like most people, as soon as you log on, you’re going to see numerous videos on vast topics ranging from food, politics, or the …

Instagram Zoom Is Here, Make The Most Of It.

Brian Town Blogging

My parents dreams have come true now that Instagram Zoom has been launched. Instead of taking a screenshot of the photo posted so they can get a closer look without reading glasses, this feature is now built into the app itself. Instagram has made many bold moves in recent weeks, such as launching Instagram Stories. The Facebook-owned company launched this …

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Hosting on a Private Video Server, or YouTube?

Brian Town Marketing, Video

Question: If we’re hosting videos on a private server, aren’t we missing out on the SEO benefits of YouTube?   The answer to this is complex, but the short answer is: not necessarily. There is certainly a time and a place for YouTube – which we can post to, by the way, as determined by our marketing strategy for your …