Bitrate for the Content Creator

In a prior post about sharing video on a mobile device, we introduced the concept of bitrate.  In this article, we are going to look deeper into the relationship between bitrate and video encoding quality. To start off, some basics: … Read More

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How Long Should My Mobile Video Be?

In 2015, a press release by Animoto stated: “nearly two-thirds of consumers prefer video under 60 seconds”. As we are starting a video advertising campaign I wondered if this was still true two years later. Scouring the internet, to my … Read More

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Mobile Device Video Sharing Explained

The other day my neighbor shared a video with me using the message app on his phone. The video was somewhat viewable but I could tell it was highly compressed, looking blocky and distorted. What happened to his video and … Read More

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Landscape or Portrait?

When I listen to the debate whether it is better to shoot mobile video in portrait mode or landscape mode, I cringe. Creators argue for how they want to acquire and present their video and how they want it to … Read More

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Why shoot video, anyway?

We’ve been working on UptiiQ for a few months now, and finally we can start talking about it. Family and friends politely ask what I’ve been working on, and I explain that UptiiQ makes sharing video from your phone simple … Read More

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The Dirt of Mobile Time-lapse Videos

If you haven’t taken a time-lapse video from your phone you should try it. The resulting video, depending on the content you shoot, can be interesting and impressive. A time-lapse video is basically a series of photos (or frames) stitched … Read More

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Quickly Trim a Video on Your Smartphone

I never really thought about trimming a video until I wanted to post a cool shot taken while skiing and found that I left record on as I put the phone into my pocket. I ended up with a thirty-three-minute … Read More

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Don’t Waste Time, Battery, or Data on Multiple Video Uploads

Imagine you’re at an event and you want to quickly share your awesome LeBron James shot or that jamming music clip. You want it on Youtube, Facebook, and Twitter, but that means you have to turn your attention away from … Read More

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6 Tips for Shooting Video on a Smartphone

In January, we posted several tips on our UptiiQ Facebook page to help people create better looking video with their smartphones. Recently, I shot some video with the LG V20 phone. I must say the camera does an amazing job … Read More

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Why You Should Publish Your Video Content to Top Social Sites

You’ve created a video, and you want to socialize it, but where should you post it? Which social sites will work best and result in the most likes, reactions, or retweets? Should you “cross-post” the same content to multiple sites? … Read More

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Don’t let Facebook, YouTube and Twitter crush your video

You worked hard to hold the camera steady; maybe you even sprang for one of those cool stabilizers. You were careful with the lighting. Your video looks absolutely awesome and you can’t wait to hear the comments, but when you … Read More

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Get ready for UptiiQ

UptiiQ takes all the hassle out of posting video from your phone. Upload once and UptiiQ publishes gorgeous video to your social media platforms. We optimize your video to present well everywhere on every device. Sign up now to participate … Read More

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