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Social Media for Musicians: YouTube by Gary Hiebner

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6 Adding Annotations to Your Videos

ONCE YOU’VE UPLOADED YOUR VIDEO AND YOU’VE OPTIMIZED it for a better SEO ranking, a great way to add some interactivity is to incorporate annotations into your videos. Annotations are dialog boxes that are assigned to specific points along the video’s timeline to provide your viewers/fans with more information about the video, your band, gig dates, or whatever you feel like publicizing. Let’s look more at annotations and what they can do for your videos.

What Are Annotations?

Annotations are visual text boxes you can place anywhere in your video. When I say visual, I mean that the text box is added to the video at a specific point along the timeline and adds an extra visual element to it. Annotations are great ...

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