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How To Create A Custom GIF in 30 Seconds

Do you want your content to stand out from the crowd?

Would you like to learn how to create a custom GIF in under 30 seconds?

Right now, very few people are creating custom GIFs, providing a huge opportunity for you to stand out!

✅ This GIFtastic tutorial will show you exactly how to create your own custom GIFs step by step.


When should your business/ brand use GIFs?

Before we jump into the steps below, I want to provide you some examples of how you can integrate GIFs into your content strategy;

Create GIFs to say thank you and engage on social media.

Create GIFs to show people how to do something with your product.

? Create screen record GIFs to show people how to do something on a computer.

? Create fun GIFs to show your brands personality.

? Create GIFs to show off your product’s features.

Create GIFs to tell your brand’s story.

? Create GIFs to animate data.

? Create GIFs to play an Ad.

? Create GIFs to provide your audience with a ‘sneak peak’ at something.

? Create GIFs to share your company culture.


Step 1 Go to Giphy’s GIF Maker and upload a video or enter a video URL

Note: Video’s must be 15 minutes or less


Step 2 Choose a start time, duration, caption and click ‘Create GIF’

Note: GIFs can be up to 10 seconds long


Step 3 Download your GIF

Note: Click the ‘advanced’ tab and then click ‘download’


Step 4 Upload your GIF to Twitter, Facebook or embed it in a blog

Note: To upload the GIF to Facebook follow these steps


I hope you’ve enjoyed this GIFtastic tutorial! How do you use GIFs? Do you have any cool GIF examples? Or even any questions about this tutorial? Let us know in the comments below!

Daniel Knowlton
Daniel Knowlton

Dan is the award winning Co-founder of KPS Digital Marketing who was named #12 Most Influential Digital Marketer on Twitter in the world in 2016 by Onalytica. Dan is a contributor for a variety of key marketing publications including Social Media Examiner, Content Marketing Institute and Jeff Bullas’ Blog. He is also a keen speaker and has spoken at events internationally for a variety of organisations including NatWest and The Royal institute of Chartered Surveyors. Dan has a passion for helping others learn how to get to grips with Digital Marketing and is obsessed with providing value for his community.