Then I took that list, pared it down, and bought some stock photos. I combined the photos with text to create a video, using Animoto, a program I love that turns your still photos and text into slick videos. I’ve written about Animoto here.
Next, I’ll take the video and post it to my YouTube channel. Then I’ll share it with my Facebook Fans. Failing to create Fan Pages on Facebook, by the way, is a major missed opportunity, because Fan Pages are the only place Facebook allows you to promote. You can also have an unlimited number of Fans. Read about other missed opportunities on Facebook.
And then I’ll tweet about it, leading my Twitter followers to this blog.
There are countless other ways to recycle content, but you get the idea. If you’re writing a string of tweets about a particular topic, can they be turned into article for EzineArticles.com? Can that article then be turned into a video?
When you find yourself creating content for social media sites, stop and ask yourself: How many ways you can milk the cow that’s already in the barn?