With Hippo Video, you can instantly create AI Avatar videos with the ‘AI Avatar’ flow. This feature allows you to turn your photos into engaging videos effortlessly, and to make it more effective, you can add a LinkedIn profile or website as a virtual background.
To navigate to the video flows:
Log in to Hippo Video with your existing credentials.
Hover the mouse over the HV Studio icon in the left navbar and click on the Video Flows.
You will be redirected to the Video Flows page where you’ll find the Custom Tags and System Tags.
Custom Tags are tailor-made tags created by admins to manage and retrieve flows. If there are no custom tags available for an account, the custom tag filter will not appear.
Note: The video flows associated with custom tags are automatically moved to the Others category when deleted.
System Tags are pre-made tags available by default for every Hippo Video user to manage and retrieve flows.
Visibility settings for quick create - By default, all the system flows are enabled here. You can always show/remove the newly created flows inside the ‘+Create’ button (available at the top right) by enabling/disabling the toggle button.
Note: This is applicable only for Admin.
To enable/disable the video flows, click Visibility settings for quick create link at the top left.
Here, enable the toggle button near the appropriate flow and then click Save.
In the left panel, you’ll find various tabs:
Recently Used - Lists the latest 15 modified flows, either custom tags or system tags (the tag names will not be shown). The default flow will always be the first on top for easy access.
All Flows - Already available and newly created flows will be shown here along with the tag names.
Filter By Tags - This includes the Custom Tags and System Tags.
By clicking the Create New Flow button on the right side of each tag will allow you to create a new flow.
To create a video using the ‘AI Avatar’ flow:
Go to the Prospecting tab in the left panel and hover the mouse over the AI Avatar Video flow.
You can either Preview your flow. Or click on the Use button.
Note: The Preview option will be available only for the System Tags (default flows).
Or click on the Use button.
Click on the AI Avatar Video card to get started.
Select your AI Avatar
Choose from the list of preset avatars available or upload your own photo.
For uploading a photo, goto 'My Avatars' tab and click on Upload. Before uploading, ensure the following requirements for optimal results.
Once the avatar is selected, click on 'Next'. You can use the 'Change Avatar' option to change the avatar at any point in time.
Enter Script or Upload Audio
To enter a script, type or paste your script here to convert it to voiceover.
Click on this icon to add a 0.5s pause in between words or a sentence.
Or you can also use the Upload Audio tab to import an audio file (.mp3, .mp4, wav upto 5MB) or Record your own voice.
Note: Ensure that the audio file or the recording takes place in an environment free from any background noise.
Select a Voice
Choose the perfect voice to bring your avatar to life. Filter the voices based on language and gender.
You can preview the voices by clicking on the play icon. Once a voice is selected, click on 'Apply Voice'.
Once you’re done, click Generate Video in the top right corner.
To confirm, click Generate to generate the video.
To save and share the video:
Once you’re done, click the Merge and Next Step button at the bottom right.
The Enter Video Details slider will appear.
Now, enter the video name (mandatory)& description; select the folder where you want the video to get saved inside the library and add tags (one tag is mandatory).
Below the ‘Enter Prospects Details’ section, enter the prospect's name and email address to track the prospect's activity made against the video.
Once you’re done, click Save and Next button.
You’ll be redirected to the sales page template. Here, you can add or edit the sales page template, if necessary.
Note: If the branding is not enabled for the template then you’ll not be able to edit the sales page template components, click here to learn more about branding. To edit the sales page template, you must contact your admin.
If you edit any elements inside the sales page template and click on the Save and Next button, a pop-up will appear.
Click on the ‘Yes, Save and Set as Default for Me’ button to save the recent changes or ‘No, I Would like to use it just this once’ to use the modified sales page template only in this flow and retain the old one for next time.
The ‘Save as new template and Set it default’ popup will appear.
Enter the template name and click Save to save the sale page template.
Once you’re done with the sales page template, click on the Save and Next button.
It will take you to the Shares & Tracking tab.
Here you’ll find the video details such as video name (at the top left is editable), edit sales page (at the top right), shared with (last shared by), templates used (video flow & sales page template), activity summary - opened, viewed, played, & replied, video thumbnail, video name, prospect email & name, shares (number of shares), actions (medium used to send the video - copy link, send email, share/embed code), and preview.
The Edit Sales Page button at the top right lets you change the sales page if needed.
Then, to share the video with the prospects click on the appropriate links such as copy link, send email, and embed code from the Actions column.
Once you're done, your video is successfully shared with the prospect.
Note: The Record Video at the bottom lets you create a new video with the same flow.
check out the articles related to the video flows.