99 Resources: Video Tools
In a continuing series of resources Women in Ecommerce™ recommends, listed below are Nine Video Resources we have used, tested and approve. Most of these video tools have a free or trial version. WE recommend you check them out for yourself to see which one will fit your needs, budget and image.
Animoto ~ Say it with video – Pictures and text are no longer enough to stand out. That’s why video can have a dramatic effect on point-of-sale conversion rates for products as well as provide a significant boost in search engine rankings. Get noticed on listing sites and Facebook. Fast, easy & unlimited – Animoto’s Cinematic AI employs the same sophisticated post-production skills used in television and film to put professional video at your fingertips. If you have images you’re minutes away from having a stunning video to showcase your products, service, company or event.
Commercial Creation Center ~ As a Commercial Creation Center member, you can quickly, easily and AFFORDABLY market your business online with the simplest and most effective multimedia tools available, and more importantly, retain an expert in multimedia and social media marketing to personally help you…
Camtasia ~ Record your screen simply. Add professional polish. Produce stunning videos of any size. Delight viewers on the Web, CD, or portable devices. Train. Present. Persuade. FREE 30 day fully functional trial.
Jing ~ FREE software that adds visuals to your online conversations. Use Jing to snap a picture or make a quick video of anything on your computer screen…then share it instantly! Pro version $14.95 a year. Check out the post Getting Started with Jing ~ Taking Your First Capture
KeepVid.com – KeepVid is a simple and free utility that’s easy to use if you want to download a video and save to your desktop for viewing later. Just paste the URL of the video (works with YouTube as well as several other video sites) and you’ll get an option to download it in either FLV or MP4 formats.
Kodak Play Touch Video Camera ~ This compact video camera is a step above the Flip Camera, it has capability to add an external microphone and the sound quality of the built-in mic is much better than the flip camera. The price is comparable and the quality is at least 5 times better. Its the one WE use for all our videos on location.
Tube Mogul is a free service that provides a single point for deploying uploads to the top video sharing sites, and powerful analytics on who, what, and how videos are being viewed.
Vimeo is a respectful community of creative people who are passionate about sharing the videos they make.
YouTube® is the leader in online video, and the premier destination to watch and share original videos worldwide through a Web.
If you are in South Florida be sure and join us for “Using the Power of VIDEO to Promote and Grow Your Business” with Award-winning videographer, Jessica Kizorek.