How to embed videos from Vimeo on your site – revised

Updated 26 November 2015 – Vimeo.com has 3 standard ways to display videos directly on your website or blog.  In this article, I explain how to use the  standard method, Embedding.  In the coming article I show the other methods. But let me first sum up the all the options so that you know what to expect.

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Back up online recorded podcasts and video

Many audio- and video services offer to record podcasts or video online.  The videos or audios are then saved on their server and conveniently, you get an url that you can link to in your web site.   Easy and no worries, yet, there is one thing that most subscribers forget, and that is to download … Read moreBack up online recorded podcasts and video

Vimeo: the secret of good quality content

Updated 8 September 2016. Vimeo is to my mind one of the best video networks around because it has a high concentration of creative content providers.  It is not like on YouTube where if you type “art video” in the search box, you get loads of music clips or ” the art of making jam“- type videos.  … Read moreVimeo: the secret of good quality content

Create your own video channel – part 4/4

The last part of this series: Preparing your video for streaming, uploading and embedding the video, branding your site and the video player. After those steps, you truly will be able to run your own video channel. However, this is the most challenging part of the series. Retrace your steps if things go wrong and … Read moreCreate your own video channel – part 4/4

Brightcove: End of the free ride – revised

Latest news: Brightcove TV is dead Brightcove.tv no longer exists.  Brightcove has stepped out of the consumer arena altogether.  Their core business is now purely professional and beyond the scope of this site.  We will keep previous articles on Brightcove for history sake, though. Alas, it was written in the stars: on 17 December 2008, … Read moreBrightcove: End of the free ride – revised

How to make your video bigger without resizing

Let’s say you have a 320pixels x 240pixels movie and you want to upload it to a video channel? Then you need to adapt your video so that it will not stretch and look blurry. There is a rather simple trick for that: importing your video into a new one which is 480×360 pixels. That … Read moreHow to make your video bigger without resizing

Do you need high definition video for iTunes or YouTube?

The immediate answer is No, you don’t need High Definition Video for podcasting on iTunes or YouTube. With a regular standard video format you can do everything on the web you want and more. However, in the not-so-distant future, I’m sure there is place for the HD format on the web, Brightcove.tv is already experimenting … Read moreDo you need high definition video for iTunes or YouTube?

Brightcove, a neglected star by many!

Let me give you 4 reasons why you should consider Brightcove.tv as your prime video channel to start with as an entrepreneur. In the beginning I was not really charmed by the way Brightcove was set up to upload videos but when you understand how it works, it has some very convincing advantages over the … Read moreBrightcove, a neglected star by many!

Uploading big movies? Reset your Power Saving options.

Today I uploaded a video to YouTube of 459MB. It was a video of only 1 minute, but it contained only graphics and then you really want no compression before you upload or the result will be awful. It took about 5 hours and the end result was very peculiar because it was upside down … Read moreUploading big movies? Reset your Power Saving options.

Video channel reviews

Here you find a list of important video channels reviewed from the standpoint of the content provider, namely you. Whether you are an entrepreneur, an alterpreneur or an artist, changes in policies by those networks will affect you immediately. Therefore, the reviews are updated when there are important changes. www.videojug.com To upload helpful and practical … Read moreVideo channel reviews

Recommended movie settings for YouTube (17 April ’11)

Let me show you how to achieve the best results when uploading your video to YouTube if you have to edit the movie after shooting. Through extensive testing, I found the best way to upload with the least artifacts and blurry edges as a result. The test movie used for this purpose is a regular … Read moreRecommended movie settings for YouTube (17 April ’11)

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