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How to Make a Video Look Professional with iMovie (collab with Holly Gillen)

When you’re new to YouTube or video editing with iMovie, it can be hard to know how to make a video look professional with iMovie. If you take a look at professional-looking videos on YouTube, there is a good chance that the magic is in the tiny little details.

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How to Repurpose Instagram Stories for YouTube

Instagram Stories are now one of my favorite ways to create (and consume, let’s be real) social media, but they’re gone in 24 hours! As a YouTuber, I like my content to stick around for a while. I collaborated with Jessica Stansberry on her channel with a tutorial on how to repurpose Instagram stories for …

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Premiere Elements 2018 – How To Make A Great Family Video

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How to Edit Videos – Video Editing for Beginners

Many people realize they want or need to learn how to edit videos when they notice they have videos or clips they need to combine or merge. While video editing is a really broad topic, this post is strictly for beginners who aren’t sure how to edit videos or where to even start! For those …

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GoPro for Kids and other Kids Camera Options

A GoPro for kids… is there such a thing? There are several reasons why a GoPro camera makes an excellent family camera, but does it make a good kids camera? (The links in this post are affiliate links, and VidProMom will be compensated when you make a purchase by clicking these links.) In this digital …

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Fix Action Cam Footage and Edit GoPro Videos in Adobe Premiere Elements 2018

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Epidemic Sound – Good YouTube Background Music

YouTube background music isn’t hard to find, but Epidemic Sound makes it easy and affordable to find the best background music for your project. Every epic video needs an epic background music track, am I right? Adding good background music is an easy, fun way to spice up YouTube videos, GoPro Edits, family movies… but …

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5 Ways to Add Special Effects to GoPro Videos, Family Movies, and YouTube Videos

I don’t go crazy with special effects in my GoPro videos and family movies, and I keep effects to a minimum here in my YouTube channel. But I’ve been browsing some motion graphics and sound effects over on productioncrate.com… and this could be a little bit of a rabbit hole! So I want to give you …

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VSDC Tutorial 3 – How to add music, titles, and export videos with VSDC

In this post, you’ll find my third and final VSDC Tutorial in my getting started series! If you missed the first two, you don’t want to skip ahead! You can scoot back to Tutorial 1 or Tutorial 2 to catch up. Be sure to do that before continuing on here with today’s tutorial, otherwise, you’ll …

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VSDC Tutorial 2 – How to Trim and Split Clips with VSDC Video Editor

This week, I’m continuing my VSDC Tutorial series with the second lesson. In the very first tutorial on using VSDC’s free video editor, I showed you how to get started with a new project and how to import clips. If you missed that first VSDC tutorial, click here to scoot back there to catch it. …

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VSDC Free Video Editing Software – Beginner Editing Tutorial 1/3

If there is one question I hear all the time, it’s “what free video editing software can I use to edit my videos?” There are a handful of free video editor options out there for Mac and PC users, but one of them was recently retired by GoPro, and in its place, GoPro recommends PC …

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GoPro Editing Software – Which video editors are best for beginners?

Have you heard of my 30 Days of GoPro Series? I created it for GoPro newbies when the Hero5 Black came out, and it’s way better than a user manual! There is a video for nearly any subject, and this week the topic is GoPro editing software! So what I’m talking about is GoPro editing …

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Best Computer for Video Editing

I get this question a lot: “What is the best computer for video editing?” It doesn’t matter if we’re talking YouTube videos or GoPro videos, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with computers! Processors! RAM! Memory! Gigabytes! Megahertz! Solid State Drive! RIGHT?! There are so many options from laptops to desktops and Macs to PCs, and none …

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GoPro Music Ideas – Links & Freebies for Summer 2017

One of the first things I do when edit my GoPro videos is I browse for GoPro Music ideas. I ask myself how I want my video to feel, what “vibe” I want it to have, and stuff like that. Sommetimes finding background music can take forever though! In this post, I put together some of …

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Where to Find Background Music for Video

Are you curious where you can find background music for video? If I had a nickel for every time this question has come up, I wouldn’t need to put affiliate links in this blog post! #ohsnap Anyway… whether you’re creating videos for your business, blog, or YouTube channel, or even hobby videos, GoPro videos, and …

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How To Import GoPro Clips to iMovie and Set up a Project in iMovie

In this tutorial, I’m going cover how to get started with iMovie on your Mac, including how to import GoPro clips to iMovie and how to set up a project in iMovie. This is a tutorial for anyone brand new to iMovie Editing on your Mac. Be sure to watch the tutorial video as well, …

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