Looking Good on The Green Screen

Not everyone has a studio environment to shoot in.  Using a green screen to add backdrops and special effects can take your video from bland to extraordinary. However, as the talent, you must do your part in order to make the green screen shoot a success.

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YouTube Tricks: How To Render In Perfect MP4

I’ll admit that the name of this post is kind of a joke. In Google Analytics (an app we obsess over) I see that people commonly search for “how to render in perfect mp4” only to land on our company website. In reality, that’s not such a bad thing because we really do render in perfect mp4 with a wonderful hardware based encoder (just ask us, we’ll tell you all about it)! Yup, renderin’ perfect is something that we know how to do really well, so why not give the people what they want? So here it is…

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New Features with iFrames for Facebook Fan Pages

As of February 10, 2011, Facebook made it so that Fan Pages would use iframes rather than the previous FBML (Facebook Markup Language).  Facebook Fan Page admins and developers saw this as a change for the better.  It makes creating stylish, interactive apps or Fan Page tabs much easier than it used to be.  Instead of learning Facebook’s experimental (and confusing) FBML code, a developer is now able to create an external web page using basically any standard web programming language he or she desires (HTML, Javascript, CSS, etc.).  This means you can display almost anything you’d like in your Facebook Fan Page, except for Flash applets. This includes full web pages with navigation, videos, music, image rotators, etc.

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SPAM Lives In Social Media Too

“Please just delete the message if you do not want it”
-actual message from a Facebook spammer

The words Social Media tend to conjure up images of birds chirping, tweet-ups, keeping up with grandma,and perhaps happily drumming up more customers for your business. But let’s not forget the golden rule of communication on a mass-level: your message has to be wanted. Continue reading “SPAM Lives In Social Media Too”