Ask Tuminds Facebook Live: Week 2

Picture for Emma Gibb Emma Gibb

April 20th 2020

In our second social media live Q&A we covered video apps for android, how to get your message across to the right audience, tips for Facebook live, video length for social media, Canva and tips for promoting your Facebook page. We also shared some of the latest social media updates. Watch the video here if you missed it, you’ll find all the links we mention below.

Social Media Q&A

Video Apps for Android

We were asked for video app recommendations for android and suggested the following:

  • Quik
  • PowerDirector
  • Vimeo Create
  • VivaVideo

For Iphone users we recommend Splice (unfortunately it is no longer free), Quik, FilmoraGo, iMovie and VivaVideo.

Useful links:

Facebook Live

The top tips for going live were: plan ahead; practice; announce beforehand when you’ll be going live; test your sound and make sure you have a strong internet connection; write a good description and title; and interact with viewers during the session.

Useful links:

https://www.facebook.com/facebookmedia/blog/tips-for-using-live

https://sproutsocial.com/insights/facebook-live-tips/

https://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/facebook-live-guide

Photo Editing and Storage

For editing photos we use Canva but have in the past used PicMonkey. You can store photos in folders in Canva teams and we also use Google Drive for organising and storing images.

Canva: https://www.canva.com/

Picmonkey: https://www.picmonkey.com/

Google Drive: https://www.google.co.uk/drive/

We went live on Facebook on Tuesday 7th April where we shared tips for managing social media during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as how to repost on Instagram and how to set up shopping on Instagram. We also covered some recent social media updates.

We’ll go live again on our Facebook page on Tuesday 21st April at 2pm. Do you have a social media question you’d like us to answer? Leave any questions in the comments below.

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