WHAT IS A REEL?
Instagram has introduced a feature to record and edit short-form, vertical videos. Instagram reels enable users to make videos up to 60 minutes long. Instagram reels have captured the attention of brands since their inception.
INSTAGRAM REELS: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE
If you want to understand how to make Instagram reels, follow these steps:
STEP 1: CONCEPTUALIZE THE REEL WITH YOUR FAVORITE OR THE MOST TRENDING SONG
You should start by thinking about the topic most suitable for your brand. Consider your target audience and the type of content that would fascinate them the most. Visualize the concept with your favorite or a trending song on reels to see whether they go well.
STEP 2: RECORD THE REEL OR USE AN EXISTING VIDEO FROM YOUR GALLERY
You can add existing videos from your gallery to create a reel. But Instagram also allows you to directly use its camera for making reels.
STEP 3: PREVIEW AND ADD EFFECTS
You can try different effects on the reel to enhance it. Remember to preview before saving the effect.
STEP 4: SETTING THE INSTAGRAM REELS DURATION
An Instagram reel duration cannot go beyond 90 seconds. Adjust the duration of your reels accordingly.
STEP 5: ALIGNING THE INSTAGRAM REELS FOR SEAMLESS TRANSITION
You must adjust all the clips and blend the audio for a seamless transition.
STEP 6: CHOOSING THE SPEED FOR THE REELS
You can also experiment with the pace of your Instagram reels. Experimenting with the speed can bring dramatic results to your reels.
STEP 7: SHARE YOUR INSTAGRAM REEL
Finally, share the reel on your profile for people to see it. Remember to share it in your story to make more people aware of it.