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?
- Make sure your videos have a goal.
- Keep your videos short an sweet.
- Show personality.
- Don’t leave your visitors hanging.
- Turn off auto-play.
- 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.
- Have a good camera.
- Publish on your website or other websites.
- 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.
- Canon Vixia Hf R500 is a great camera for recording.
- DSLR cameras are a good investment
- Tripods are A+.
- Light is key.
- Audio for videos are also really good.
- Save you videos safely.
- 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.