How to Create a Video Link to Facilitate Content Sharing
Create a Video Link: After countless hours of filming, editing, and additional editing, you have completed your new video. It is now time to share your work with the world. Here’s how to upload your video to one of the numerous video-sharing platforms on the internet. And generate a link that people can select to view your work.
How to make your video shareable in four straightforward stages
Whether you’ve created the director’s cut of your latest film or enjoy recording video clips of your cat making human noises, sharing video content online is simple. Follow these four steps.
Submit your video to a video-sharing website.
Numerous platforms on the internet allow you to upload videos. The most prevalent choice is YouTube, followed by social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, and Snap. If you want more secure file transfer and control over who sees your video, you can also use cloud services like Dropbox and Google Drive. Of course, you can also share your work with Descript by clicking the “Share” icon in the upper-right corner and selecting the video-sharing platform of your choice. You can also publish to a Descript page that you can choose to share only with specific individuals.
Create a Video Link
The majority of video-sharing platforms facilitate the creation of connections for your videos. You will receive a link in Descript the instant your video is published. YouTube and social media sites also facilitate the creation of links.
Use an optional custom link service.
Your hosting platform will generate an arbitrary string of characters for the video’s URL. You can customize the link using a URL-shortening service such as Bitly, TinyURL, or Sniply. These services also provide the option to monitor the link’s traffic. They allow you to see how often and where people click it. This makes it simple to monitor the performance of your videos and determine whether they generate interest. If they aren’t, it’s okay. We still believe in you.
Distribute your video to the universe.
You’ve concluded the process, and it’s time to distribute links widely. You can include your video’s URL in a social media post or email newsletter as a call to action. You can copy and paste the URL into a text message or email if you only share the video with coworkers.
The significance of video compression
Before uploading and sharing the URL to your online video, you must compress the file to a manageable size. This is so for three reasons.
Compressed video functions best on social media sites.
Most of today’s web videos are viewed on YouTube or social media platforms. These websites automatically compress any uncompressed video. But you will have the most control over the video’s appearance and quality if you squeeze it during editing. Learn more about Instagram video formatting.
Most individuals view videos on their mobile devices.
People enjoy watching videos on their smartphones. But because smartphones have relatively limited processing capacity. The videos must be of a reasonable size to prevent buffering. The video must also be tiny enough to fit on the phone’s internal hard drive, typically smaller than a laptop or desktop drive.
Cloud-based storage can be costly.
Large video files will consume your hosting capacity if you host effective video content in the cloud. Either you’ll need to rent significantly more cloud server space, or you’ll have to compress your video files for them to all fit. Depending on your budget, compressing may be the most sensible option. (The uncompressed files can always be stored on an external hard drive for safety).