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Why video needs to be part of your communications strategy

Right off I want to say I am thinking particularly about charities and community groups using social media, but of course it could apply to almost any organisation.  [I should also add that I train charities and community groups to use video, so this is a special interest of mine.]

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One easy way to make a GIF

I’ve always liked the GIF, but despite my love of all things tech-y and having access to all sorts of editing software, it’s long been admiration from a distance.  I’ve never tried creating one.  Until now.

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Inspired by Tumblr’s Liba Wenig Rubenstein and her account of the The Rise of the Animated GIF at Media Trust’s Digital Storytelling conference I decided to have a go. And these are the, admittedly rather gaudy, results.

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