When it comes to promoting different products and services, more and more businesses prefer videos over text or images. You yourself often watch videos on YouTube before purchasing something rather than read blog reviews, don’t you? The following idea will help you learn how to create amazing animated videos (doodle videos) and sell them online.
What are Doodle Videos?
Words are but wind, but seeing is believing. So, watch this short animated sales video:
Nice, isn’t it? In past, 30 years ago, for instance, a team of illustrators would spend the whole week drawing it, but today you, an average Internet user, who can’t draw, can make it in a few hours. It’s made with VideoScribe.
Sparkol VideoScribe is the best online software for making doodle videos. It is small, portable, available for both desktop and mobile devices, and is easy to learn.
Even though there are versions for both Android and iOs devices, it’s strongly recommended that you work on a desktop machine. Making and editing videos is a time-consuming process. You will have more flexibility working on a 17-24 inch screen.
Video editing is known as a process that requires a powerful computer, but Videoscribe can work on your old laptop pretty good. Here are official requirements:
You don’t need to be able to draw. Doodle-videos are similar to puzzles. You create a video by adding, moving, rotating images and text phrases.
Videoscribe isn’t free. It costs 11 euro per month (if paid annually):
How To Learn?
It takes a few days to learn how to make doodle videos. Here is the list of resources (both free and paid) that will help you:
- VideoScribe official YouTube channel;
- Videoscribe Whiteboard Animations: The Complete Guide – high-quality professional training videos for beginners on Udemy.
Marketing experts at Hubspot found that video is the most popular type of content nowadays. This trend is only expected to increase in the near future.
Thus, if you ever visit a sales page and find no video, this company is your prospective customer.
You can establish yourself as a freelancer and charge $10-20 per 1 minute. In this case, the best place to sell your services is Fiverr marketplace.
Another option is improving your videos by adding a voiceover. Have a look how much people charge for this service:
Image credits: Sparkol Videoscribe, ClosingSales, DoodleVideo