Inserting Video onto Your Active Rain Blog

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I just finished reading Erin Golding's post: How on Earth Do You Blog So Much and in there, she made the following statement:

(I can't figure out how to embed videos into my ActiveRain blog so if anyone can help, that would be great).

I wanted to make sure she got the answer, so the first thing I did was read through the 80 comments thinking for sure someone had left a link to a post on how to do this.  To my surprise there was none.  To my even bigger surprise, when I searched ActiveRain for an post I couldn't seem to come across an updated blog post with information on how to do it.  So, Erin, this tutorial is for you!

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Debby Dutilh
Art and Soul Home Staging - Los Angeles International Ai, CA

Ask and you shall receive. How simple is that? Thanks so much Jeremy! Your demo video is just what I needed to learn how to embed my video.

September 19, 2009 09:40 AM #88
Rainer
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Jeremy Turner
Portland, OR
Thank you very much for the lesson. I have just successfully posted my first video blog. Thanks again!
September 23, 2009 01:20 PM #89
Rainer
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Katy Crofts
Keller Williams Realty - Olympia - Olympia, WA
Realtor - Olympia, WA

Wow, I couldn't figure out how to do this. So I did a search, I found you, I implemented your steps and IT WORKED!  Thank you!

October 09, 2009 06:48 PM #90
Rainmaker
229,671
Dee Mayers
Covina, CA
San Gabriel Valley, CA

Thank you Jeremy, technology at its best.  I will be bookmarking this information for future use. If I have a problem may I e-mail or call you?

October 29, 2009 04:16 PM #91
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Donna Bigda
RE/MAX Alliance - Branford, CT
Greater New Haven CT Real Estate

Jeremy - This is great information for our newer members or anyone for that matter who wants to know how to do this. 

October 29, 2009 05:51 PM #92
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388,798
Lew Corcoran
Zip Realty - Raynham, MA
Your Professional Real Estate Advisor

Thanks for the information, Jeremy. I'm now able to embed videos intop my blog posts.

October 29, 2009 06:25 PM #93
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Elizabeth Bolton
RE/MAX Destiny Real Estate Cambridge, MA - Cambridge, MA
Cambridge MA Realtor

Hi Jeremy ~ This will be a big help for plenty of people.

Liz

October 29, 2009 08:37 PM #94
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Brenda Mullen
RE/MAX Access - Schertz, TX
Your San Antonio TX Real Estate Agent!!

Great tutorial!  You have just been elected part of my scavenger hunt!  Happy Halloween!

October 30, 2009 09:05 AM #95
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Joetta Fort
The DiGiorgio Group - Arvada, CO
Independent Broker, Homes Denver to Boulder

I bought a video camera months ago and haven't even learned how to use it! But when I do, I'll be coming back to your post for instructions. Thank you!

October 30, 2009 11:47 AM #96
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Georgie Hunter
Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers - Haiku, HI
Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
Scavenger hunt! thanks for doing this tutorial and have a great weekend!
October 30, 2009 09:37 PM #97
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Heather Tawes Nelson
Realty ONE Group - Scottsdale, AZ
Associate Broker, ABR, CLHMS, CRS - Scottsdale, AZ

Back again as part of the scavenger hunt. But, thanks again for an informative post!

October 30, 2009 11:31 PM #98
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Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Just took video today of our local Halloween parade.  Will try to embed it with your instructions!

October 31, 2009 03:13 PM #99
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DeeDee Riley
Lyon Real Estate - El Dorado Hills CA - El Dorado Hills, CA
Realtor - El Dorado Hills & the Surrounding Areas

Hi Jeremy,

I have always been reluctant to try this.  I am taking on Susan Brown's "Rainy Day Scavenger Hunt" contest though and finding a post that gave steps to embedding a video is one of the items.  You are right, it was not easy to find directions.  You did a great job here explaining it.  I'm ready to give it a try!!!!  Thanks for your post!

DeeDee

October 31, 2009 03:38 PM #100
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Lora "Leah" Stern 914-772-4528
Coldwell Banker, 170 N Main Street, New City NY 10956 - New City, NY
Real Estate Salesperson

Jeremy, thanks for the clear instructions.  Now just need a video to embed.   You're part of my scavenger hunt.

November 01, 2009 02:51 PM #101
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Maya Garg
Royal Lepage Kingsbury,Mississauga, Ontario - Mississauga, ON
Real Estate Expert - MISSISSAUGA Square1, Churchil
Thank you for sharing how to insert videos on blog post. I am going to try tonight. You are the Best.
November 11, 2009 04:34 PM #102
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Joe Maez

Dude you are the man. This is so awesome! Have a great day!

November 29, 2009 08:01 AM #103
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Juanita Thompson
Sumter, SC

I just found this, it's stupendous, and thank you so much.  It so much easier when there are people around who actually know what they're doing and are willing to share.  Thanks!

January 10, 2010 11:03 AM #104
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Karen Barbour
Access Homes NC - Cary, NC
Cary, NC ePro

Thank you this is just what I needed. Now I just need to practice making better videos.

August 12, 2010 10:05 PM #105
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"The Lovely Wife" (Broker Bryantnulls Wife) The One And Only TLW.
President-Tutas Towne Realty, Inc. - Kissimmee, FL

Karen...

It's been my experience that most Agents over think video. Just practice being yourself in front of the camera. Once you're comfortable just start shooting video. It's not as difficult as it looks. It really isn't :)

TLW...ROAR!

August 13, 2010 03:09 PM #106
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Jeremy Blanton
210 Consulting~ Social Media Advisors - Myrtle Beach, SC

TLW- You make some really great points... People get all nervous because of a camera.  Think of it as a client & just have a conversation with it.  The beauty is that they don't talk back to you... Unless of course it is iRene the iPhone :)

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