5 Tools for Making Better Videos

All of these tools are Mac and PC:

1. Adobe CS…20 graphic tools in one. Photoshop, video editor, etc.

2. HitFilm. Free video editor and animation compositor. Paid upgrades available.

3. Shotcut. Very functional video editor with green screening and filter. Very good import and export tools

4. EasyAnimatorPro. Very easy to create animated sequences like logos. (You’ll need an editor.)

5. Video creation tools (not editors)

a. VideoMakerFX and Explandio. Both VideoMakerFX and Explandio do white board animations and explainer videos. Explandio is a bit more functional

b. VideoScribe – Whiteboard animation maker…Works on iPhone and iPad –

c. Vidgeo – Cloud based animation maker. You can import videos into it and add animation and interactive elements

Honorable mention – Mac only – Final Cut Pro. The king of video editors with all sorts of plug-ins you can buy as needed. Find plug ins at PixelFilmStudios.com

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Creating Tutorial Videos for Mobile Apps

Today on Video Marketing Madness – Creating Tutorial Videos for Mobile Apps

You can show how to use a mobile app or review it right from your smartphone or tablet. “Reflector App” takes your mobile screen and puts it on your desktop screen. Easy to set up and use for Mac or PC. You’ll need a screen capture program on your desktop like Camtasia. Cam Studio is a free screen capture program. Shotcut has screen capture built in and it’s free.

MAC only – Screenflow will transfer the image from your iPhone or Ipad to you MAC desktop and record the desktop screen.

Be sure to edit your video. Shotcut is a good free editor. It’ll look better than most Tutorial Videos for Mobile Apps on YouTube. Google Trends will have the latest buzz on new apps. Watch Ray and Mike Stewarts webinar on this.

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Local Video Strategies

Be sure to understand customer goals as you want to help them achieve these. Also remember, video marketing is a process and not a one shot tactic.

There are traffic videos to and conversion videos on websites. Do your keyword research, even with FAQ/SAQ videos. Start the video by stating you understand the problem and then provide a solution. List an example, then give the cost and if you can, provide a guarantee with a sense of urgency. . Create lots of answer videos for the backend of the website.

Misc. Stuff: Use YouTube Cards with timely offers and swap them out as needed. Use YouTube Ads. Create coupon related ad videos for Facebook. Do retargeting videos and email videos.

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Making Money with Review Videos

Today on Video Marketing Madness – Making Money with Review Videos.

Ray gave all kinds of great tips:
– Be sure to find the right niche and audience. (For instance, Ray does review of video products
– Take action – do it
– Open box videos are a good idea
– Training videos as well
– A new segment is reviewing smartphone apps.

Review videos are also a great way to build a list using AWeber. Get the first month for $1 at RaytheVideoGuy.com/AWeber

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David Walsh on Vlogging for Profits

Today on Video Marketing Madness – David Walsh on Vlogging. David defined vlogging (video blogging) and gave great case samples of making vlogging work for you.

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Dan Dennedy Shotcut Open Source Video Editing Software

Today on Video Marketing Madness – Dan Dennedy Shotcut Open Source Video Editing Software.

Dan explained open source, Shotcut’s platform and it’s use of HTML5. List of Shotcut features at Wikipeida. Get Shotcut at Shotcut.org

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The Best Video Ranking Tools for 2016

Today on Video Marketing Madness – The Best Video Ranking Tools for 2016

  • Video Poking – Buddy VIP will let you know if a video will rank. This is call video poking.
  • You’ll rank quicker if you use YouTube Live. Live Stream Genius is a good tool for that.
  • Views – promoted videos from Google
  • Ongoing maintenance – Micro workers to search on you keyword, find, click and watch. ShortTask.com is good for that.

AskRay was about audio for video. A good lapel mic that plugs into a video camera is at PocketVideoPro.com. Wireless mic? Be sure to get one that uses UHF.

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