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This post is one in a series of tips designed to guide small business owners through the challenges of today’s startup environment and is sponsored by Canon MAXIFY – the printer lineup designed to help small business owners increase productivity so that they can focus on everything else that matters. For more information about the Canon MAXIFY printer lineup visit Canon MAXIFY 

Our new #BizapaloozaChat is up and since Bizapalooza is LIVE TODAY (btw have you registered yet?), we wanted our new topic to really get people talking! We want to know, What Role Does Passion Play in a Small Business?

We are offering a Canon printer giveaway to one winner who replies with a video response to this week’s #BizapaloozaChat question. You must include @CanonUSABiz AND #BizapaloozaChat in your video tweet. Instructions to tweet a video below:

To record a video for a Tweet:

  1. When using Twitter for Android, tap the camera icon next to What’s happening? When using Twitter for iOS, tap the Tweet icon  and then tap the camera icon.
  2. Tap the video icon  (to the left of the camera icon) to access video mode.
  3. Record a video by holding down the record button . To add more to your video, simply press and hold again. Note: You can record up to 30 seconds of video.
    • Deleting or editing a part of the video before Tweeting
      You can drag up a particular video clip to delete a part of video before Tweeting it. You can also change the order of video clips by dragging and moving sideways.
  4. When you are done recording your video, tap Done.
    Tip: Preview your video before Tweeting it by tapping the play button. This also allows you to make additional edits to your video before sharing.
  5. Tap Tweet to share your message and video. Your Tweet’s character count will update to include your video.

Note: To remove the video before Tweeting, tap the x on the video thumbnail.

You must be registered for Bizapalooza to be eligible for this giveaway. If you haven’t signed-up, you can register here. Done and Entered! We will select a winner the following Wednesday on November 4th.

What role does passion play in a small business? #BizapaloozaChat

Every Wednesday with #BizapaloozaChat we have been discussing a new small business related topic on Twitter and are diving into questions like “What is your number one social media tip for a small business to gain new customers?” to “what is the difference between a small business owner and an entrepreneur?”. We hope you’ll join us! 

About the Author Sandra Young

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