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Create a video using the prospecting video template

With Hippo Video, you can instantly set up a prospecting recording flow with the ‘Create Prospecting Video’ template. This feature allows you to easily record or import a video with a few clicks, and to make it more effective, you can add a LinkedIn profile or website as a virtual background. 

To create a video using the prospecting video template: 

  1. Login to Hippo Video using existing credentials.

  2. Click on the +Create button and select Create Prospecting Video below the Create Videos Using Templates section.

  1. You’ll be redirected to the Create Prospecting Video template flow.

  1. You can either record a video or import a video.

  2. To record a video, click the Webcam Video button.

  1. The New Video (recording tab) will appear. 

  1. Before recording, you can select Webcam SourceMic SourceAspect Ratio, and enable/disable Mirror Webcam Video camera, if needed. 

  2. Once you’re done, click Apply.

  1. Now, you’re all set. Click the Record button to start recording.

  2. Once you’re done, click the Finish Recording button.

  1. Click the Retake button, to re-record the video and the Edit button, to edit the video such as trim, crop, add emojis, add text, etc., if needed.

  2. Once you’re done, click the Submit button.

  1. The recorded video is uploaded to your template.

  2. The green tick mark on the left side slide indicates that the slide is completed.

  3. Below the Add Virtual Background label, you'll find several options to add a virtual background to your videos, such as From libraryWebsite screenshot (enter web link), Upload image (local drive/gdrive), or LinkedIn screenshot (check out this article). Select the option accordingly and click Apply to add any preferred background of your choice.

  4. Click on the Retake button to re-record the video, if needed.

  5. Click on the Delete button to delete the video, if needed.

  1. Click on the Preview button at the top right before saving, if needed.

  2. Then, skip to Step: 26 if you want to proceed with the process.

  3. Or, to import the video, click on the Import Video button.

  1. From the Import Video pop-up, select the video from local or recorded videos (library) and click on the Proceed button.

  2. The selected video will be added to the template. If you want to change the video, click the Delete button.

  1. Click on the Preview button at the top right before saving, if needed.

  2. Once you’re done, click on the Merge & Save button at the top right.

  3. You’ll be redirected to the video preview page.

  1. Click on the Copy Link button on the right of the video preview.

  1. Enter the prospect’s email address and first name, to track and find the potential prospects in order to engage with them better. 

  2. Choose the appropriate option to copy the link and share it with anyone.

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