There is no other file on the internet more beloved than the GIF. It’s so adored that it was crowned The Word of the Year in 2012 and its inventor, Steve Wilhite, was awarded the Webby Lifetime Achievement Award back in 2013.
GIFs have been around since 1987 actually, but have grown in popularity in every internet correspondence fairly recently.
From personal chats to landing pages, GIFs are taking over the internet. Given how revered GIFs are, it would be a shame not to integrate them into your current marketing efforts.
Creating your own GIFs from videos is a lot easier than it seems. Below is a complete step-by-step tutorial on how to create GIFs from YouTube videos. We’ve also included some tips to help you get started using them to augment your marketing campaigns.