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How to Make Social Media Videos in 5 Steps
It’s time to ramp up your video marketing strategy by creating engaging video content quickly and easily with Visme’s social media video creator. Learn how you can make videos in five easy steps below.
- Create a new project in your Visme account by clicking the dropdown and selecting Videos.
- Choose what type of social media video you want to create and select a template from our animated quotes, listicles, video ads and more.
- Insert your own information into the template so it corresponds with your marketing strategy.
- Customize the fonts, colors, stock videos, icons, illustrations and more to match your brand and your vision.
- Download the final video as an MP4 file before uploading to social sites like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and more.
Features of the Social Media Video Maker
Visme makes it easy to create animated videos, promo videos and so much more with just a few clicks. Learn more about the features and assets available to you in Visme’s video editing tool.
Wide selection of social media video templates
At Visme, we don’t believe you should be boxed in when it comes to creativity and the types of content you create. This is why we have a plethora of template categories for creating short videos. Choose from animated quotes, bite-sized ads, listicle videos, promo videos and more to start widening your social media content.Create Your Social Media Video
Build your social media marketing video
Both large and small businesses can easily create stunning and engaging social videos with Visme. Connect your cloud storage via our available integrations to seamlessly pull your own files into the video maker, take advantage of the millions of design assets in the left side panel, and build your own high-quality videos.
Customize every aspect of your social media video to ramp up your video marketing
Visme’s video maker tool allows users to fully customize every aspect of their social videos, right down to building custom animations for each of your elements and how they appear on the screen. It’s never been easier to create a completely custom and unique online video.
More Great Features of the Social Media Video Maker
What is a Social Media Video?
A social media video is a short, engaging video that marketers tend to share alongside social media posts for marketing and sales purposes. Video content is an essential part of social media marketing, so you want to ensure you have the right marketing tools in place to create high-converting videos.
Use the social media video maker to create all of your visual marketing content.
While Visme is the perfect tool for creating unique social media and YouTube videos, it can be used for so many other types of visual content. From infographics and presentations to Instagram stories, GIFs and more, Visme is the perfect marketing tool for each and every team.Create Your Social Media Video
More Than a Social Media Video Maker
The mission of Visme’s social media video maker is to make it as easy as possible to create your own video content quickly and easily with as many assets and design elements as possible. Learn more about what Visme has to offer your video content.
Animated Graphics and Stock Videos
TAKE YOUR VIDEO TO THE NEXT LEVEL
- Browse our library of animated graphics you won’t find anywhere else
- Represent your team with animated characters in various poses and skin colors
- Use stock videos in the background of your video to help your content stand out
Create Your Social Media Video
Match Your Branding
EASILY BRAND YOUR VIDEO CONTENT
- Add your brand colors and fonts into your online Brand Kit
- Customize your social media video design to fully match your brand
- Save your brand guide to easily access for future designs and videos
Social Media Video Templates
Not sure where to start with your video marketing? Try browsing our video templates below to find something that you know will stand out to your target audience. Upload your own audio files or record voice-overs. Add stock videos and animations. Fully customize your video before downloading and sharing online.
How to Use the Social Media Video Maker
- First determine what type of social media video you want to create. An animated quote? A video testimonial? A promo video or bite-sized ad? A listicle, video tutorial or slideshow? Visme has all of these options and more.
- After you decide what kind of video content you want to create, start by putting together a storyboard or a plan for how you want your video to turn out.
- Log into Visme and select the template category for the type of video you’re going to create. Find a template that most matches your industry or vision for your final product.
- Start by removing all placeholder content and inserting your own copy, discounts, testimonial, quote and more.
- Search through the left sidebar to find the perfect stock videos, animated illustrations, icons, special effects and more to help your social media video stand out.
- Brand your video by matching it to your company’s set style guide, typography, colors and more. Insert your logo easily by accessing your files in the left sidebar.
- Proofread all your copy to make sure there are no mistakes. You want to ensure all of the information provided in your social media videos is accurate.
- Download as an MP4 file to upload onto social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and more.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Why are videos important for social media?
Video content is incredibly important for social media because it works to keep users engaged. Social media algorithms love pushing video content first in the feed because it keeps people on the platform longer. Not to mention that 86% of people want to see more video content from brands.
How effective is video for social media?
Facebook sees 8 billion daily video views, so it’s safe to say that video content is king on social media. Furthermore, 84% of consumers have bought a product or signed up for a service after watching a brand’s video.
How do you make a social media video?
Visme makes it easy to make a social media video with our wide library of professionally designed templates, millions of design assets, custom animation capabilities and more. Simply start with a template, insert your own information, play with animations and transitions, and download.
How long should a social media video be?
Videos that are two minutes or less see the most engagement, so it’s best to be short and sweet with your social media videos.
Are videos for social ads different from common social media videos?
As we’ve mentioned throughout this page, there are so many different types of social media videos. Video ads are just one of many types. These are only different because they focus more on sales and promotion of your business rather than on engagement.
What are some of the most common social media video sizes?
The most common size that fits all platforms is 1920 x 1080 pixels, or a 16:9 aspect ratio. However, many platforms like to see square videos as well. And don’t forget that your Facebook and Instagram Stories will always need to be 1080 x 1920 pixels.
Are there any social media video best practices you should follow?
Social media video best practices include experimenting with different lengths, testing out a variety of different video types, branding your video content and using storytelling to grab your viewer.
What’s the best social media video maker?
While there are many different social media video makers out there, like Biteable, Animoto, Adobe Spark, Animaker and more, the best social media video maker is Visme. This is due to our wide variety of templates, platform flexibility, reasonable pricing and so much more.
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