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6 Real Estate Video Production Resources for Agents

July 23 2020

ihf real estate video production resourcesIt's true you can spend a lot on video production if you have the budget for it, but many real estate businesses are producing their own video content cost effectively without hiring professionals. Some of the services discussed below cost less per month than a daily cup of coffee! These services are also very easy to use and you will quickly discover you don't have to have a background in design or video to produce effective videos.

Services for Real Estate Video Production and Sharing

So how do you get started? If you have doubted you have the skills or equipment for DIY video production, you'll learn anyone can produce high-quality videos with equipment you probably already have, including your smartphone or tablet, or equipment that you can pick up for a very modest investment. Below you'll find a sampling of services that will introduce you to what's possible and get you started.

Remember that high production value is not required for videos to be effective. Telling a compelling story with your content should be your focus, so put yourself in the shoes of buyers and sellers.

Vimeo

Vimeo used to be like YouTube and has evolved to also become a content creation facilitator that helps you distribute videos on the web, social media (Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn), YouTube, and smart TVs (Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire). Their online production toolkit, called Create, makes video production quick and easy for anyone – just follow the tips they provide in their Video School.

Once you have video content ready to share, Vimeo's Showcase service provides a toolkit to create custom viewing experiences for your video content. You can also set up your own video channel on Roku and Amazon Fire for even more exposure (27 million and 30 million active users, respectively).

YouTube

Did you know YouTube is the second biggest search engine? You can't afford to NOT have content on YouTube. Set up a channel for your business and start sharing! The YouTube Creator Academy provides step-by-step instructions to help you.

Learn how you can market your real estate business and spread the word about your listings in 5 YouTube Tips For Real Estate Agents.

Videolicious

This service and their online academy will get you started making professional quality videos with your smartphone or tablet. And it makes it easy to add personalized videos to your emails for a personal touch that clients will always appreciate and even more so during times of social distancing.

Animoto

Animoto has reduced the process for creating and distributing high quality real estate videos to three steps. You can upload photos and turn them into high quality video presentations using a variety of templates, and they make it extremely easy to share your videos on your social channels. Their blog contains several articles for real estate professionals that will give you plenty of ideas, inspiration, and tips.

Canva

Stories can be told very effectively with online interactive slideshows. It's a very good medium for listing presentations and how-to content on just about any topic. Canva makes creating them a breeze, you don't have to have any design skills, and it's free! All you do is choose a presentation template for a real estate topic and start creating. You can upload photos or choose from their huge stock photo library.

Need a single graphic? View all of their real estate templates which include templates for single graphics, ready-to-use for real estate.

Obeo

This online service connects real estate agents with professional photographers to shoot property photos. Once completed, their service offers an online platform for producing and sharing virtual tours.

To view the original article, visit the iHomeFinder blog.