In this weeks reading we read about website videos and how they affect your website.

According to https://www.impactbnd.com/blog/how-to-make-a-great-intro-video-for-your-website having a video on your website makes people stay for two minutes more than they would on sites without them. And homepage videos increase conversions by 20%.  So what con you do to have good videos on your website?

  1. Make sure your videos have a goal.
  2. Keep your videos short an sweet.
  3. Show personality.
  4. Don’t leave your visitors hanging.
  5. Turn off auto-play.
  6. Have good quality.

So what do you know that you have basic video fundamentals? On https://www.ducttapemarketing.com/creating-and-using-web-video-never-easier/  it tells  you some reasons to have videos. Here are some more tips for your videos.

  1. Have a good camera.
  2. Edit.
  3. Publish on your website or other websites.
  4. Make sure your video is sharable.


On https://www.bhphotovideo.com/explora/video/buying-guide/basic-equipment-new-filmmaking-students there are even more tips/ equipment for great videos.

  1. Canon Vixia Hf R500 is a great camera for recording.
  2. DSLR cameras are a good investment
  3. Tripods are A+.
  4. Light is key.
  5. Audio for videos are also really good.
  6. Save you videos safely.
  7. You should also assemble a gaffer’s kit that includes gaffer tape, work gloves, a couple of permanent markers, a multi-tool, a tool pouch and a couple of small LED flashlights.

Of course I just summarized these sites but feel free to click on them and have a look for yourselves. I think the video I’m going to make for my website is a time-lapse of me drawing since that’s what my website is about.


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