Category Archives: VideoTap

How to Post Video Teasers to Facebook

Here is the latest information from Facebook on how to post videos to their platform:

https://www.facebook.com/help/1738143323068602/?helpref=hc_fnav

Pro Tip: Be sure to post a link back to the full video or video library on the Facebook post.

For example, if your video is “Title Insurance Explained Visually” then you’d want to include a link back to the page on your website that corresponds with that video.

This is usually something like [yoursite.com]/title-insurance-explained-visually or [yoursite.com]/video-library for a full list of videos.

How to Post GIFs Teasers to Facebook

Here are 3 ways to post GIFs to Facebook.

https://learn.g2crowd.com/how-to-post-a-gif-on-facebook

Pro Tip: Be sure to post a link back to the full video or video library on the Facebook post.

For example, if your video is “Title Insurance Explained Visually” then you’d want to include a link back to the page on your website that corresponds with that video.

This is usually something like [yoursite.com]/title-insurance-explained-visually or [yoursite.com]/video-library for a full list of videos.

How to Post Video Teasers to YouTube

Below you’ll find a nice tutorial on how to publish videos to YouTube.

https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/57407?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en

Pro Tip: Be sure to include a link back to the full video you have uploaded the teaser for or your TitleTap video library page on your website so that people may watch the full video.

For example, if your video is “Title Insurance Explained Visually” then you’d want to include a link back to the page on your website that corresponds with that video.

This is usually something like [yoursite.com]/title-insurance-explained-visually or [yoursite.com]/video-library for a full list of videos.

How to post GIF Teasers to Instagram

Here is a great tutorial on how to post GIF teasers from your video library to Instagram.

https://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/instagram-gifs

Pro Tip: Please remember that Instagram doesn’t allow links in posts like Facebook or other social networks. As such, always be sure to include your website link in your Instagram profile. This way people can watch the full videos from your website.

Can I Autoplay / Upload VideosTap Videos to Facebook?

The short answer is no but here is why:
This is actually an issue with Facebook, not the videos. Both LinkedIn and Twitter allow the videos to be played inline.
However, in order to autoplay inline on Facebook one must actually upload the video directly to Facebook.
Unfortunately, we don’t have any hard video files to actually “download” from our servers or upload to Facebook. The videos are configured and generated on our host’s servers (Wistia) to give us the ability to manage them and make modifications over time.
Here is the Wistia help doc that explains it in technical terms: