Making Videos

A picture is worth a thousand words, so it's said. In that case, a video is priceless. As the internet has evolved and connection speeds improved, video content has become a common means of connecting with a website's audience. Website owners now have a wealth of video options available to them - they can create a sales pitch, an animation, an informercial, an instruction video, a music video or any other type of call-to-action video - the options are virtually limitless - and with each passing day more and more applications, software programs and other resources become available to help you utilise the power of video content on your website.

As such, we've compiled a list of the best video resources to help you use video to promote your website, brand or message.

Animoto

Animoto is a web-based video creation service that makes it simple to produce one-of-a-kind slideshows from from photos, video clips and music. You simply upload the photos or content you wish to use, choose from an existing template and then customize it to suit your needs. They offer a free 14-day trial...

Wistia

Wistia is a video-hosting platform specifically designed with businesses in mind. Wistia also offer tools for the creation and marketing of business videos. With the hosting comes detailed analytics to help you understand how your videos are performing and how engaged your audience is...

Video Blocks

Part of StoryBlocks, VideoBlocks is a library of royalty-free stock footage, backgrounds and After Effects that you can download and use in your videos to help give your videos that 'high production cost' look and feel. They offer limited and unlimited subscription plans...

Telestream

Telestream is a provider of software and hardware products for video capture, encoding, transcoding, and network-based delivery. Their video solutions allow you to easily create, transcode, caption, play & stream any type of video including live webcasting, screencasting, desktop video encoding and closed captioning...


Masher
A browser-based way to mix your photos, music, text & special effects to create professional looking videos that you can then easily share... ...Visit site...

WeVideo
An online video editor that makes it easy to capture, create, view & share your movies at up to 4K resolution. Simple but advanced editing features makes it easy to customize your videos......Visit site...

Magisto
An online video editor with a web application as well as a mobile app for automated video editing and production. Enables users to make creative marketing and product videos in just minutes......Visit site...

Sprout Video
A video hosting platform for businesses with a range of tools and analytics to help you get the most from your marketing videos... ...Visit site...

Vimeo
A video-sharing website where users can upload, share & view videos. Vimeo offer a number of tools to assist with the creation of your video including adding music & a video school... ...Visit site...

Think With Google
Uncover the latest video marketing research and video trends with data reports, guides, infographics, and articles from Think with Google......Visit site...

Autocue
If you need a bit of help staying on-message during your video presentation then this free teleprompter might be just the thing you need. Simple to use and completely free...Visit site...