By Jeremy Williams
Are you looking for a new way to drive traffic and generate leads? Are you working with a marketing budget that has been scaled back? What if I told you that you could do this for free with the exception of owning a computer, simple video building software and a YouTube account? While reading this blog post, feel free to reference my YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/williams4yourhome as an example.
For my business, I use Microsoft Movie Maker software to build my videos. With this software you can import both video and still photos. Microsoft Movie Maker also gives you the ability to add slides, including both title and credits. For the most part I used still pictures in my video and essentially create a slideshow. Using Microsoft Movie Maker, you also have the ability to add music to the video and transitions. Once the video/slideshow is built, the newest version of Microsoft Movie Maker has a button to submit the video to your YouTube site. Of course you will need to have your account established with YouTube prior to this step.
Once your file has been submitted to YouTube, you will want to edit the video by adding keywords to the title, a description including the keywords you used for the title, and tags that reflect both the keywords used in the title and the description. Using this keyword method will help your video be found in the search engines by potential customers. Continue reading »