Why converting your TikToks to MP4 will increase your views
If you’re a prolific TikTok content creator, you’ve probably uploaded hours upon hours of content to the platform at this point. Your content is probably pretty popular on TikTok at this point, but what if we told you that you can get even more views and grow your brand along with your popularity by sharing your TikToks on other platforms as well?
That’s right! While Tik Toks are obviously best suited for the TikTok platform, by converting them to MP4 and editing them a little, you can easily get them to perform well on other social media websites as well, helping you get more views along the way. Below, we’ll take a look at some of the platforms you can post your TikTok content to:
Being the biggest video sharing platform in the world, YouTube is obviously the first thing we talk about when it comes to creating video content online. However, until recently, certain particularities of the platform might have kept TikTok creators at bay.
Traditionally, YouTube has been geared more towards long-form video content meant to be enjoyed while sitting down at a computer rather than the short videos people are used to watching on TikTok. However, things are changing!
Last year, the video giant rolled out its YouTube shorts feature! Shorts are vertical videos of up to 60 seconds that users can watch using a special Shorts section in the YouTube mobile app. These are clearly an attempt from Google to compete with TikTok, which is a great thing for content creators since it gives you an opportunity to double-dip and reach more people by posting your videos to both platforms!
And that’s not all! There are ways for you and you TikToks to compete even on the long-form, more traditional side of YouTube content, you just need to get a little creative with it. For example, you could create compilations of your favorite TIkToks in order to get to a longer video length that’s preferred by the YouTube algorithm.
Alternatively, you could also create making-of videos for your more interesting TIkToks, create video tutorials to teach other content creators some of the things you’ve learned along the way. Oh, and don’t forget about the ever-growing niche of reaction/commentary channels. If you feel like you’d make a decent critic and don’t want to shy away from providing funny, insightful and constructive criticism, you should consider creating a commentary channel too!
In case you’re worried about making the jump from TikTok editing to more complex YouTube productions like the “reaction”/”making of” videos we mentioned above, you can relax. Online video editors like Flixier make creating YouTube videos fast and easily a breeze and allow you to have all of the bells and whistles of regular production without requiring any previous video editing experience.
Facebook and Instagram
Facebook and Instagram are a little different than YouTube when it comes to video sharing. While the most preferred form of content on both platforms is still video, the way they handle it is a bit different.
Both Facebook and Instagram let you post and share videos on your “feed”, with instagram being geared more towards 1:1 square videos, while Facebook seems to favor the more traditional 16:9 video format when it comes to video posts.
By far the most popular content on both platforms are, however, stories: these are 15 seconds long videos that disappear 24 hours after you post them. As a TikTok-er, you should already be pretty familiar with working in this format, so adapting to it should be a breeze!
Most of your content probably fits the story format already, so feel free to post it there and share it with your followers! Another benefit of using Instagram along with TikTok is that you can keep your fans up to date on what you’re doing a lot easier than you can on TikTok, making it a bit easier to build a rapport with your community.
How can I convert and edit my TikToks easily?
While TikToks can obviously be edited using any video editing software, there are ways to do it that will help you save time and keep stress levels down. Online video editors like Flixier can help you turn your TikToks into Instagram/Facebook stories or YouTube videos easily and fast.
While traditional video editing software is complicated, expensive and needs an expensive computer in order to run well, Flixier is browser-based, intuitive and uses cloud servers to process your videos, meaning that export times will always be very short.
You can use Flixier on any operating system and any computer, from old Windows laptops to brand new Macs or budget Chromebooks. On top of that, it comes with plenty of built in libraries featuring everything from stock images & music to fully customizable Animated Text and Calls to Action. This makes it easy to give your videos a professional touch without having to take a course in graphic design and animation first.
On top of that, you also have access to a wide variety of free transitions, filters, color correction options and even a screen/camera recorder to help you make reaction videos even faster.
So, what are you waiting for? Create a free Flixier account and start converting and editing your TikTok content right now!