Hippo Video Account. Sign-up here if you are a new user.
Hippo Video Chrome extension. Click on this link to install.
To send 1:1 video emails from Outreach:
Log-in to Outreach using your credentials.
Click on Prospects from the quick navigation bar on the left and select a prospect from the list.
On the right side of the screen, below the prospects name, click on the prospect’s email ID.
In the compose email window, click on the Hippo Video icon at the bottom left.
You will see a pop-up window with two options - ‘Record with screen-recording’ or ‘Choose from library’.
Note: Webcam & Mic are selected by default. To capture your screen while recording the message, select Screen. Otherwise, you can leave it unchecked and proceed to the next step.
To record a new video:
Note: The Enable Teleprompter feature within Hippo Video will prompt your scripts on the screen and lets you talk without the need to check your notes.
Before recording, if you have any lengthy scripts then enable the teleprompter by following the below steps else skip to Step f.
Click on Enable Teleprompter.
Now, you can either select from the list or create a new one.
In case, if you want to add a new script then click on the Add New Script at the top of the video.
In the new tab, fill in the details, and click on Save.
Navigate back to your recording tab and click Refresh near the Add New Script link
Note: You have the options to modify the text size, line space, and even the speed of the teleprompter before the recording begins.
Now, click on Start Recording to record your message.
Once the recording is complete, click on Finish Recording.
To personalize your video:
Select the text New Recording above the video to change the default video name to a name of your choice.
Click on Edit Video, to trim out any awkward pauses at the beginning or end of the video by clicking on the Scissor icon.
You can also crop, add emojis or callouts, blur out parts of the screen or resize your video.
Click on the T icon to add text.
You can also insert merge fields such as Email, First Name, etc.
Use the orange seek bar at the bottom to enter Start Time and End Time for the text and click Save. It determines the duration and position of the text in the video.
Once you have completed editing, your video is now ready to be shared.
If you wish to send out your video via a landing page, click the ‘Landing Page’ tab on the top right corner to select a landing page template to embed.
Here’s a Pro Tip: You can create one sales page for multiple videos and the entire team can use it while sending videos. The Merge fields will be auto-replaced by sender & prospect information eg: First Name, Company name, etc.
Then, click on the ‘Thumbnail’ tab on the top right corner to choose a thumbnail for the video.
Here’s a Pro Tip: It is recommended to choose an animated GIF thumbnail over a static one.
Once you’re done, click on the Copy to Clipboard.
Now, press Ctrl+V (if you are working on Windows OS) or Command+V (if you are working on Mac OS) to paste the video.
You will notice the video gets pasted as a thumbnail inside the compose mailbox.
Enter the prospect’s email and choose the template or enter the message below.
Now, click on the Send. You have successfully sent a video email to your prospect from Outreach.