Click on ‘Sequences’ from the quick navigation bar to the left.
Click on ‘+Sequences’ to create a new sequence.
You can either create a new sequence with video emails or add video emails to an existing sequence.
To create a new sequence with video emails:
Click on ‘New’.
Provide a name for the sequence and click on ‘Create’.
Click on ‘Add Step’.
You can choose from ‘Auto Email’ or ‘Manual Email’.
Input your desired time interval in the boxes given below.
Click on ‘Save’.
Now click on the Hippo Video icon at the bottom of the email layout.
You can either Record a new video, or Choose an existing video from the library.
Once you’re done with personalization, click on the ‘Landing Page’ tab on the top right corner to choose a landing page where you want to embed the video.
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 can be auto-replaced by the 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’ve done, click on ‘Copy to Clipboard’.
You can now edit or remove the email text in the edit template window and paste the video.
Note: 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 your video gets pasted to the email layout as a thumbnail.
To add an existing video email template, just click on the ‘Templates’ icons at the bottom and select your desired video email template to be inserted.
Enter a subject line and click on ‘Save’.
Repeat the above steps to add more video emails into the sequence at your desired intervals.
To add video emails to an existing sequence
Select an existing sequence and click on any of the emails steps in the sequence to edit it.
Edit or remove text from the email body.
Click on the Hippo Video icon at the bottom of the email layout.
You can either Record a new video, or Choose an existing video from the library and click on ‘Copy to Clipboard’.
Click on ‘Save’ to update the text email into a video email.