Video content can be a great way to entertain and engage your customer base with your website & social media channels. Follow these simple steps below to learn how to incorporate video content into your customized blog post.
*Note: It is recommended to have two separate tabs or windows open to complete the following steps. One for your CRM & one for your web browser for the video source as seen below:
Create a New Blog Post from the CRM
In order to create a custom blog post, you would need to access your Site Editor. This is done by clicking 'Edit My site' on the navigation panel that's on the left side of your screen as seen in the figure below once you've signed into your Elevate CRM platform:
The top of your screen should now read 'Welcome To The Site Editor' which indicates you're in the right spot. Scroll down on the navigation panel on the left side of your screen and select the option 'Create New Post' (as seen below) to create a new blog post.
In Tab #2
Sharing a Video Into Your Blog Post By Embedding It
Identify a location in which you would like to share a video.
Ex: Youtube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, etc...
Discover a video you would like to share
Once you've selected the video of choice, click on the "Share" button below.
Select the "Embed" icon to access the video source code.
Click the "Copy" button to capture all the highlighted text, and go back to your blog creation screen. (Tab #1)
In creating your new blog post look for the "source code" icon
Once selected "Paste" your copy in the "Source code" section and select ok.
You will have successful added a video into your latest custom blog post! Great Work!
*Note: For best practices, it's best to also add an image to your blog post. This ensures that there is a visual provided when your blog is visible to customers on your website and social media. (The video thumbnail will not display a visual for your post.)