1. Click on Hippo Video icon. You will see various pop-up options.

Note: Before recording, if you have any lengthy scripts then enable the teleprompter. 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. Click here to learn how to enable it.

  1. Select Start Recording.

  1. Be sure to utilize mark-up tools like Click Animation, Highlight, Cursor, etc, to draw your prospect’s attention. For more information on the use of Markup Tools, please click hereOnce you’ve done, click on Finish Recording.  You’ll be redirected to the following screen.

  1. Click on Retake Video to record your video again.

  2. Select the text New Recording above the video to change the default video name to a name of your choice.

  3. Select the folder to save the video below the Add to folder. By default, the video will be saved inside the Others folder.

  4. Click on Edit Video, to modify the video, if required.

To apply virtual background

  1. Click on Virtual Background below the video preview. You’ll see the default background templates.

  1. None - Click to reset your background and Plus - Click to add images from your local drive/recently used/g-drive/library images/stock images.

  2. Once you’ve selected your preferred background, click on Apply.

Note: By clicking on the Cancel button, your virtual background selection will be discarded. However, you can always choose the video from your Library to apply a virtual background later on.

Thumbnail

Video thumbnails are the face of a video; most users choose videos with catchy thumbnails. It is recommended to choose an animated GIF thumbnail over a static one. First and Last few portions of your video will be merged and shown as a thumbnail (endless loop/loop continuously). Your customer will get to know that it is a video attached and not an image (static).

Note: By default, the Default Frame is selected. 

To set thumbnail

  1. Click on Show Advanced Options below the video preview and then click on Grab the attention of your prospects with a GIF Preview link.

  2. Select the preferred thumbnail.

  • Default Frame - Displays the default thumbnail of your video.

  • GIF Preview - Displays the animated GIF thumbnail of your video.

  • Upload Frame - Select and upload the frame from your local drive.

  • Choose Frame - Select the frame from your video.

Meeting link

Are your videos not converting leads into customers? If yes, a CTA(call to action) might get your work done instantly. By adding a CTA to your video, you can captivate and drive the results that you desired from your target audience.

To add meeting link

  1. Click on Add a link to book meetings/demos and increase prospect engagement link.

  2. By default, the Meeting Link is selected. Just fill in your name, designation, button name, link to your calendar, and click on Add.

Sales page

A landing page is a static page of your video, designed to convert visitors into leads. They usually are intended for a specific purpose such as a sign-up, gathering information, or selling a product. 

Note: 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 with the prospect information eg: First Name, Company name, etc.


To set sales page

  1. Click on Choose a Sales Page to embed your video link.

  2. By default, the Sales Page is selected. You can select the sales page of your choice. 

Note: Go back to proceed further.