Instagram reels are an incredible way to show your expertise in a field to new audiences. They are perfect to extend your reach, boost engagement and help build an incredible community. We know for some people this can be a daunting task, but we want to break down the barrier and teach you our tips, tips and ultimately how to make a reel on Instagram like a pro.
At Live To Create, we know throughout 2022 there is a big push on social media for video content. Over the past two years, our team have been experimenting, testing and pushing the known limits of the algorithm. This has resulted in over MILLIONS of people engaged on the reels we have created for ourselves and our clients.
So grab a pen and paper, because throughout this guide we will help you harness the potential and power of reels. We will step you through how we effectively create our reels and provide you with best practices, tips and tricks to get you producing reels like no other person. If you're curious, you can also check out our previous article How To Find a Trending Audio.
Reels are short entertaining, educational or immersive videos published on Instagram. You can express your yourself or your brand to an audience and get discovered by thousands of people who are within similar communities. People create reels on Instagram to participate in trends, collaborate with community members or create inspiring content.
There are many ways that you can create and edit a reel for Instagram. To narrow it down, we are going to be teaching you two ways:
But first, the key to creating a reel like pro is to edit and cut your clips to engaging audio. As mentioned earlier, if you haven't read our previous article on How To Find a Trending Audio, go give it a quick (3 min) read and come back here!
We love being able to whip up a quick edit on our phones. To do this, all you need is multiple phone videos, an editing app and a great audio to edit to. Here's how we do it!
To effectively edit to a reel on your laptop, the following steps are followed:
By following these steps, you'll be pumping out incredible, well timed reels in no time!
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The Live To Create team.