Site Update: Enable Your GoAnimate Videos With Interactivity And Calls-To-Action On Viewbix (VIDEO TUTORIAL)

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Now you can enable your GoAnimate videos with Viewbix, a video marketing platform that allows you to add interactivity and calls-to-action for a more engaging user experience across the web and on mobile or social platforms. Add apps to capture email addresses and direct them to your Constant Contact or MailChimp account for email marketing or newsletters, show viewers your Twitter feed, or have a customer call you on Skype with questions – directly from the video! The effortless UI will keep customers happy, engaged, and won’t lose anyone in the vast web since they don’t have to go anywhere.

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Site Update: Export Your GoAnimate Videos To Your Lectora Online Library (VIDEO TUTORIAL)

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It’s no secret that eLearning professionals, instructional designers, and trainers all love using video. It can hook a viewer in an intro or drive home an important point, lighten up a difficult-bordering-on-embarrassing topic such as sexual harassment training, or explain a complex topic more easily with animated visuals.

But we know you’re in a rush to produce and publish more, so we’re happy to say the road to getting your videos into your courses just got a whole lot smoother.

Now you can export your GoAnimate videos directly to your Lectora Online library, the leading courseware authoring platform.

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Tutorial: How To Make A Video Using A Template

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Sometimes… you’re in a rush. You need a quick win. We get that!

That’s why we offer our dialogue-based templates. We took our already easy-to-use point and click, drag and drop tools, and simplified them even more.

Templates are great for rush projects like announcing breaking news to your office, rapid elearning development, or showing a team member how GoAnimate works.

Our templates are broken into three super-simple steps: choose a scenario, choose your favorite characters, and then give them some lines. That’s it – you’re done in 2 minutes or less!

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Tutorial: Why You Should Break Up Your Dialogue Audio Files Into Small Pieces Before Importing

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Although the size limitation is 15MB for business subscribers, it’s not a good idea to upload a file that big for dialogue in GoAnimate.

At a minimum, you’ll need to break up your audio files into individual lines. That’s because only one character can speak at a time within a scene. But we recommend breaking individual characters’ lines into smaller pieces.

Give the above, your imported dialogue files should never be bigger than 2MB-4MB.

So, why break up your dialogue? Simply put, it will result in a better video. Here’s why:

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Site Update + Tutorial: Our Search All Function Is Back!

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A few weeks back, we did some housekeeping and ended up with an awesome remodel! In the process we lost the ‘search all’ box, but it’s since been recovered.

For those of you new to the site or new to the revamp, ‘search all’ is an easy way to search for props or backgrounds based on keywords or phrases across all of our themes.

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Tutorial: Getting The Right Look For Your Animated Video

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Choosing a theme is one of the most important steps of your video making process.

You need to select a theme that will not only help you achieve your brand and storytelling objectives, but will also help you accomplish your goals with the proper technical requirements.

To help, we’ve created this tutorial, How To Select A Business Theme To Achieve Your Objectives.

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Site Update: Introducing ‘Your Video’ Folders For Business Subscribers

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If you’re taking advantage of the unlimited video creation that you automatically receive with your subscription, chances are the list of video titles on the “Your Videos” page is getting pretty long. And if your list is long, it’s probably taking you much longer to find the right video than it should.
That’s why we’re introducing folders for business subscribers!

Get the how-to below – and let us know you think.

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