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Youtube's NEW Online Video Editing Tools

Youtube's NEW Online Video Editing Tools and Features

I've been waiting since the launch of Youtube for them to do this.  Now that it's finally in place, I can only imagine that it's just going to get better and become an even more powerful module for Youtube video users.  The new Video editing features are awesome.  Let me show you some things you can do with that raw video from your mobile device, your flip or Kodak video camera, or even that HD $2000 video camera you just got for your birthday.

In order to use this new Youtube feature, you will have to have a Youtube account which you can get here

Next you'll need to be logged in to Youtube and then follow these 3 simple instructions:

1. Click on your account name in the upper right corner which opens a pull-down box and select "Account"

2. Across the "Menu Options" bar, there's a NEW link called "Video Editor" click on it

3. Select any (previously uploaded) video you want to edit, and let the fun and simple editing begin:
(simply drag and drop the video of choice into the empty box below to begin your video editing)

Some of the features in the new editor include:

  • Color, brightness and contrast correction and adjustments
  • Video stabilization which works great and is helpful for those "bumpy" recordings
  • A variety of music and audio files available including instrumentals and background tracks
    (note: an ad may show up in video if you use one of the free tracks provided in the editor)
  • There are some cool transitions and effects that can be added to smooth out your video
  • An easy to use cropping/trimming tool lets you get rid of the unwanted portions of video

It may be a little easier to demonstrate all this using a video.  I'll show you some of the features and how it works.  I think you're going to like the Youtube video editor, it's easy to use all the features, it could help increase the quality and enhance your videos, and since it's all online and a simple editor, there's no learning curve or any real challenges incorporating some of the tricks I'm about to show you.  Enjoy!

 

     

"Learn More. Get More. Do More. Be More."

Comment balloon 91 commentsBrad Andersohn • April 21 2011 01:44AM

Comments

Thabks for sharing Brad ! I read your blogs all the time and try to incorporate as much as I can- to my tech ability !

Posted by Rama Mehra, Certified Pre-Foreclosure Specialist (Keller Williams Realty) over 6 years ago

Whoa!  Thank you, Brad!  I was just talking to my chiropractor about this yesterday.  This looks so easy!

Posted by Cindy Logan (Mark 1 Real Estate Advisors) over 6 years ago

Thank you for the information I plan on going into the video blog next.

Posted by Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247 (TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team) over 6 years ago

Thank you Brad for sharing this. Once I get my new camera this is something that I am definitely going to use. Great post.

Posted by Lanre-"THE REAL ESTATE FARMER" Folayan, I don't make promises.I deliver results. (Keller Williams Select Realtors-Buy a home in Washington DC. Sell a home in Washington DC) over 6 years ago

Great information. Sounds like Google is going after Microsoft through it's different services!  (Google owns YouTube and Microsoft has a product called Windows Movie Maker that is similar to this.)

Posted by Gerard Gilbers, Your Marketing Master (Higher Authority Markeing) over 6 years ago
This is so timely Brad. I was just searching for this information earlier. I'm much obliged; thanks!
Posted by Mike Mayer (Mike Mayer, Broker/Owner - i List For Less Realty, LLC) over 6 years ago

Thanks Brad! I've heard that the You Tube editing software is easy to use but it will be nice to have your instructions as back up in case I get stuck!

Posted by Maria Morton, Kansas City Real Estate 816-560-3758 (Chartwell Kansas City Realty) over 6 years ago

Brad:  I think you were just reblogged on this.  I think this is pretty cool and thanks for bringing this to our attention.  Bookmark time.

Posted by Doug Bullwinkel, NMLS #281609 (Academy Mortgage Group) over 6 years ago

Brad, I like YouTUbe and I will be testing this out later today. Thanks again for all your tutorials.

Posted by Rebecca Gaujot, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate (Perry Wellington Realty, Adam Conrad, Broker) over 6 years ago

Good Morning Brad, thanks for the 'headss up' on the update.

Posted by Dan Edward Phillips, Realtor and Broker/Owner (Dan Edward Phillips) over 6 years ago

Brad, its about time Youtube added some editing features. Thanks for the heads up and the video tutorial.

Posted by Michael Setunsky, Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA over 6 years ago

Wow, this really will make a difference.  Cool about the music, too.  You are a wealth of knowledge, Brad.

Posted by Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers (The Flooring Girl) over 6 years ago

Hi Brad! Thanks for posting this wealth of knowledge and new information on YouTube - One of these day I'm going to download one onto my post! For now, I've bookmarked and suggested!

Posted by Kristine Ginsberg, NJ Home Stager (Elite Staging and Redesign, LLC) over 6 years ago

Brad, You're right, a natural extension for them to do this.  I just purchased better video editing software, still figuring out the features but looking forward to getting a few more vids out there!

Posted by Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton) (RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com) over 6 years ago

Good morning my friend,

This is a nice feature from YouTube and I am sure that I will be using it.  Thanks for the easy tutorial too.

Posted by Don Rogers, Realtor, Broker, CDPE, GRI, OnullFallon MO & St Charles County MO homes (Keller Williams Realty Chesterfield) over 6 years ago

Brad, i discovered the stabilization feature this week & got so excited how it made the video better...will try the cropping too...thanks

Posted by Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond (RI Real Estate Services ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate) over 6 years ago

Hi Brad,

This is a very simple option for video editing and I agree, it is about time. This user-friendly feature will really enhance YouTube. Thanks for finding it and sharing.

Posted by John McCarthy, Realtor - Seacoast NH (Bean Group Portsmouth NH) over 6 years ago

Not difficult or too exotic, there'll be a host of new and better quality YouTube videos out there now.  I didn't know it was available, thank you Brad.

Posted by Kevin J. May, Serving the Treasure & Paradise Coasts of Florida (Florida Supreme Realty) over 6 years ago

Brad, as always you bring us some of the best video info!!  I can't wait to try this tool out!  I love the music allowed too.
Pamela

Posted by Lee & Pamela St. Peter, Making Connections to Success in Real Estate (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU Realty: (919) 645-2522) over 6 years ago

 

 

VBloggers!

 

 

VBloggers love new tools!  Thanks for the tutorial and sharing with the group!

Posted by Lee & Pamela St. Peter, Making Connections to Success in Real Estate (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU Realty: (919) 645-2522) over 6 years ago

Brad, that would have taken me forever to figure out. Thanks for sharing.

Posted by Ellie McIntire, Luxury service in Howard County & Catonsville (Ellicott City Clarksville Howard County Maryland Real Estate) over 6 years ago

Hi Brad - A great quick tutorial for a new YouTube feature.  I am sure that many people will start to use it.

Posted by FN LN over 6 years ago

Hi Brad,

Thanks for the great info!! I've got this bookmarked. When I get a lull in business I'll check into it but right now business is over the top!

Posted by Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate (Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799) over 6 years ago

Thank you, Brad. I will check it out. I'm curious if it will prove to be easier than anything else I use right now. Have a great day!

Posted by Joanna Szwyd (StoneHouse Properties) over 6 years ago

Excellent tips, thanks!

Posted by Mark Edwards, East West Realty (East West Communities, Hampton Roads, Virginia) over 6 years ago

Looks like a good basic editor. Didn't know about it . Thanks

Posted by Alan Gross, Loan Consultant (PrimeLending, A PlainsCapital Company) over 6 years ago

Brad - the stabilization feature looks like a killer tool to have! I had seen some posts about the video editor now in youtube but yours was the first tutorial video that I had watched not having time to experiment with it yet myself. very cool! (excellent tutorial) I wonder if selecting their soundtracks invokes a pop up ad that may be distracting on our videos when playing back? Is there an option to upload our own mp3s for soundtracks? thanks for posting this! :) -c-

Posted by Craig Daniels, Technology Instructor/Project Consultant (Tech Training for You!) over 6 years ago

Wonderful tips and I will have to sit and digest and implement!  Thanks for your clear discussion and visuals to assist with this great information, you are a treasure!

Posted by Connie Goodrich, CRS ABR (McKinney Realtor)Texas (Keller Williams Realty) over 6 years ago

Excellent!  Thanks for the info. I never could get the hang of the video editor that came on my iMac, and the Flip video editing is so limited. This looks like the perfect solution.

Posted by Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417, Real Service. Real Results. Real Estate (United Real Estate) over 6 years ago

Thanks for the tip Brad, I'll have to check this out with the next video I shoot.

Posted by Larry Atkins (State Wide Realty Co.) over 6 years ago

I haven't shot my first video yet. But I am going to do it soon. I'll definitely be able to use some of these editing features.

Posted by Donna Malone, Homes and Property for Sale Nova Scotia (Waterfront, Luxury, Family, Affordable, Cottage, Deals) over 6 years ago

I at least opened an account, now I just gotta get my butt moving with the videos...It is on my list, but I gotta move it to the top....thanks for making us aware of this!

Posted by Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold! (RE/MAX Realty Center ) over 6 years ago

I like how they allow us to stitch videos together. I often take short shots with my phone, upload them and then stitch them together. You have just helped me tremendously ( once again 0 by showing these new features. The transitions will be a good fit. Of course, the color and stabalization assistance will be a BIG help, as well.

Thanks, my man...

Posted by Nick Bastian, Real Estate Agent - Tempe (Realty Executives) over 6 years ago

Thanks Brad, This looks great for those videos that might be on the dark side..I'm going to check this out with some new videos I'll be uploading.

Posted by Cindy Westfall, ABR,GRI Your Tualatin & Portland Metro Real Estate (Premiere Property Group,LLC Portland Metro & Suburbs Oregon) over 6 years ago

Amazing. I never learned how to edit video and now this sounds like the right time. You make it look so easy I'm ready to try.

Posted by Jill Sackler, LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate (Broker Associate, Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. "Said and Done!") over 6 years ago

Great post... I have been waiting for them to do this as well. Thanks for sharing!

Posted by The Stewart Team - Abdon Stewart NMLS 213207, Real Professionals Helping Real People (AmeriFirst Financial Inc NMLS 145368 AZ BK #0013635 Equal Housing Opportunity) over 6 years ago

Brad, This was a great tutorial on the NEW Editing tools available on YouTube.  I have used all of these options, with the exception of the stabalizing tool and the color adjustments.  I will have to try both of them out.  This was a fantastic presentation, easy to follow and very helpful.  Thank you for putting it together and best wishes.  

Posted by Richard Yates, Broker and Realtor Orange County, California over 6 years ago

Brad, 

Love the screen shots and your ability to make a new process seem easier for others. I have yet implementing video into my business other than my virtual tours, but it is one of the medias that is moving quickly and will soon be a requirment. I am getting ready to make the move, but do not want to be infront of the camera. Executive coach, Krish Dhanam states " 97% of people in this world operate in the comfort zone, 3% of the people in this world operate in the effective zone. The difference between comfor and effectiveness is called growth, and growth is undomfortable. " Any suggestions on how to grow beyon fear of the camera?

Posted by Pamelyn Meller, CDPE (Certified Distressed Property Expert) (The Property Shoppe Team LLC) over 6 years ago

More useful information Brad, thanks.

Posted by Greg Saffell, Real Estate Professional Tucson, Oro Valley AZ over 6 years ago

AB, (Yes, you'll always be Active Brad to me), I loved your webinar the other day... thanks for sharing all that vital information.  And I just have to say... "Stick It"?  Really?

Posted by Linda K. Mayer, Realtor, SRES, SoCAL, A REALTOR YOU CAN TRUST (License # 01767321) over 6 years ago

Thank you Brad!! I love youtube videos for my listings!!!

Posted by Ritu Desai, Virginia Realtor-Fairfax/Loudoun/PW-703-625-4949 (Samson Properties) over 6 years ago

Brad - that is truly very cool... Now I don't have to edit in my own software anymore.. had been using Roxio but this is built right into the site.. how handy is that? ... Thanks for posting this and I too want to know like Craig if you can import your own mp3's... Got any idea on that? Thanks again Brad..

Posted by Robert and Lisa Hammerstein -201-315-8618, Bergen County NJ Real Estate (Keller Williams Valley Realty) over 6 years ago

Brad,thanks for the U-Tube update,I'm headed right over to try the new editor.

Posted by Sidney Kutchuk, Property Management & Sales Experts 951-217-6745 (Property Management & Sales at REALTY WORKS TEMECULA, CA 92590 (951) 217-6745) over 6 years ago

I will have to check this out. I just tried Camtasia out this week but it might be a bit over complicated for what I want to do. Maybe Youtube's editor will be more straightforward. 

Posted by Torgie Madison, Websites and Contact Management (Quicksilver Real Estate Solutions, LLC) over 6 years ago
awesome, Thanks Brad. We all want making videos to be easier.
Posted by David Krichmar, DaveYourMortgageGuy.com (www.DaveYourMortgageGuy.com - Core Lending) over 6 years ago

The beauty of the Sony Vegas, other programs is so much more fine tuning and not limited like Movie Maker. The transitions you use, how you edit, the consistency all make the presentations more polished, helpful and the view, listener knows how the routine goes as he or she open house cyber tours 10 places in a half hour while stalled at an airport with some time to kill. Videos on their schedule not the agents, brokers and not a slide show with Kenny G or the Rocky Theme. There are so many folks with $2000 worth of video equipment bought, the software and an inch of dust collecting on it as the agent mutters "some day, need to get in to video, real video some day" that has a learning curve. And only one percent of REALTORS are doing it. Your biggest critics of video, yours are not shooting, editing, rendering, uploading any. Great post Bradster.

Posted by Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker (MOOERS REALTY) over 6 years ago

Nice enhancement for YouTube. Will this let you combine multiple clips, or is it just for working with one video at a time?

Posted by John Novak, Henderson, Las Vegas and Summerlin Real Estate (Keller Williams Realty The Marketplace) over 6 years ago

your timing is perfect my friend.  Got that camera I won today. :)

Posted by Tammy Lankford,, Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville (Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668) over 6 years ago

Brad this is really good news.. and thanks for bringing this to our attention. It is going to be great!

Posted by Joan Whitebook, Consumer Focused Real Estate Services (BHG The Masiello Group) over 6 years ago

Brad...

Awesome. I'm a still fan myself but I'll try any tool that free and easy to use!

Posted by Richard Weisser, Richard Weisser Retired Real Estate Professional (Richard Weisser Realty) over 6 years ago

Excellent!  Thank you!

Posted by Cheryl Campbell, Wasilla Alaska Realtor (Jack White Real Estate) over 6 years ago

Of course this is another wonderful informative post.  Thank you again, for all your help here on AR. 

Posted by Lorinda Ward, Serving, Hampton Roads Virginia. Norfolk, Chesapeake, Va Beach (Keffer Realty) over 6 years ago

Brad, now that is what I have been waiting on!  Thanks for the update.

Posted by Damon Gettier, Broker/Owner ABRM, GRI, CDPE (Damon Gettier & Associates, REALTORS- Roanoke Va Short Sale Expert) over 6 years ago

Thanks, Brad!  I have not jumped on the video bandwagon, late to the party...

Posted by Virginia Hepp - Mesquite NV REALTOR, Mesquite NV Homes and Neighborhoods - Search MLS (ERA - Mesquite NV Homes For Sale) over 6 years ago

Great stuff Brad. Thanks for sharing. I am amazed with youtube and it's capabilities.

Posted by Mike Yeo (3:16 team REALTY) over 6 years ago

I saw this on youtube, but didn't have a chance to play with it yet. Thank you for the reminder!

Posted by Catherine Ulrey, Equestrian and Acreage Property Specialist (Keller Williams Capital City) over 6 years ago

Brad~ You have inspired me to go try some of this editing myself. Thank you!

Posted by Liz Lockhart, GRI, Cape Girardeau Real Estate (Riverbend Realty, Cape Girardeau, MO) over 6 years ago

Brad:

I need the stabilization tool.  Thanks for the update.  I really love using YouTube, but I don't take advantage of all its options.  Now I know more and may do more.

Posted by Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA (Alain Pinel Realtors) over 6 years ago

Thank you!

Posted by Kim & Kristine Halverson, Realtors (www.LiveWorkSiliconBeach.com, Santa Monica Real Estate :) ) over 6 years ago

And I have few software to edit videos on my laptop. Should I say 'Good Bye' to them?

May be, I'll try it out first on my next YouuTube video...

BTW, I would not have known this but for your post and AR.

Posted by Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale (eXp Realty) over 6 years ago
I need to check this out when I am on my laptop instead of iPAD!
Posted by Cheryl Ritchie, Southern Maryland 301-980-7566 (RE/MAX Leading Edge www.GoldenResults.com) over 6 years ago

This is great information. Thank you for posting!

Posted by Donald Reich (Prudential Centennial) over 6 years ago

You rock Brad. . .

I just got a new mino HD flip camera and this program seems to replace Flip's tools

Posted by Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group, 301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA (Maxus Realty Group - Broker 301-246-0001) over 6 years ago

Brad - I noticed another feature the other day on Youtube - "about animating your story", and tried one.  It's posted right above your videos, as a "try it" feature. I threw in a few pics to see what would happen. - just random ones of my brothers and me growing up.  What I didn't like was there is no control over how each pic is viewed.  As you can see, it randomly "Ken Burnsed" to goofy places on the pics.  Turned out quite wierd, if you ask me.  But as you said, it should get better.

Oops... just realized you were talking about the new edit ability - I did that too, and THAT one worked great.  I was able to shorten a video I had posted previously, without having to reedit it in my computer and reload it back to youtube.  The only problem is it loads as a new video, and you lose the view count you had from the original.

Posted by Sally Dunbar, Fair Oaks Realtor - Fair Oaks Homes for Sale (Lyon Real Estate, Fair Oaks CA (Sacramento Area)) over 6 years ago

Brad - I am a beginner on this video world, and really appreciate all the help there is.  You did a cool service to newbies.  Thanks!

Posted by Francine Kianoff, Realtor (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage) over 6 years ago

Brad, the number one thing I love most about AR(the list is growing)  is techno tips, and this one is PERFECT (and timely for me), well done, thanks!

Posted by Steve Barker, Steve Barker (Movement Mortgage) over 6 years ago

I agree with Andrew.

You don't need more free tools, free accounts, free training, cheaper equipment.  You need to get a Full motion HD video tour of your listing posted on the internet. Do it or get out of the way and let someone else do it for you.  Maybe a professional.

Posted by Steve Opacke (LI House Tours) over 6 years ago

How cool is this, thanks for youe never ending supply of helpful hints, unlike some of the other comments I have applied your tips syccessfully over the years! And...I loved the clip of your son playing the Joe Satriani piece...ROCK ON!

Posted by Russell Lewis, Broker,CLHMS,GRI (Realty Austin, Austin Texas Real Estate) over 6 years ago

Thanks for the info. I have often wonder if music adds to the enjoyment of a video. If a video is long & boring does it make a difference if there is music?

Posted by Lorraine or Loretta Kratz, Certified Negotiation Consultants (Crescent Moon Realty, Inc. & Land N Sea Auctions.) over 6 years ago

Thanks so much for this.  I actually saw a link to your youtube video in my facebook newsfeed.  I recognized the name and figured I'd find a featured post here.  I'm off to re-blog it.

Posted by Tara Cummins, Marketing Concierge, Strategy4SuccessNow (Stratagy4SuccessNow) over 6 years ago

Brad,

Nothing gets by you. Such great stuff at Youtube. What a game changer for them. I need to get over and explore this a little bit

Posted by Bob Stewart, ActiveRain Ambassador (ActiveRain) over 6 years ago

Very thorough explanation Brad, what a great feature YouTube has added! Thank you for sharing!

Posted by Joe & Linda Sopo, "The Power of Two" (Keller Williams Shoreline ) over 6 years ago

I am soooo sorry for not responding sooner, I have been unable to login to AR for the past day or so....  please accept my apology.  I was receiving email comment notifications but everytime I tried to login, I was greeted with...

or this

 

Now that I'm back in, I'll try to respond to as many questions as I can, sorry guys.

BTW - whoever featured my post at AR, thank you very much!!  :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Director of Education & Industry Outreach at eXp Realty & RE Tech Campus) over 6 years ago

Great tutoria Brad!!!  Thanks so much.  Happy Easter to you and your family!!!

Posted by DeeDee Riley, Realtor - El Dorado Hills & the Surrounding Areas (Lyon Real Estate - El Dorado Hills CA) over 6 years ago
Thanks for the tutorial. Now to get doing some vids to play with it! Sue of Robin and Sue
Posted by Robin Dampier REALTOR®, Hendersonville & Western NC Real Estate Source (Coldwell Banker King) over 6 years ago

You are bookmarked.  I have been looking for a Free video editor and sense I am on YouTube already . . .

Posted by Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes (Home Point Real Estate) over 6 years ago
Great info, thank you.
Posted by Kimo Jarrett, Pro Lifestyle Solutions (WikiWiki Realty) over 6 years ago

Brad,

Have you noticed when using stabilizer that image size increases and it degrades vid quaility?

Posted by Rich Cotton, Waterfront Specialist Cecil and Kent Counties MD (Rich Cotton The Waterfront Specialist EXiT Preferred Realty ) over 6 years ago

Rich - no real issue unless you use maximum stabilization, but that would only be something you'd apply to a video while on a roller coaster ride. lol~  Honestly, I don't see enough of a decrease in quality unless you do use the max stabilization, unfortunately that's how stabilization works.  It's not that bad for an online freebie.  :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Director of Education & Industry Outreach at eXp Realty & RE Tech Campus) over 6 years ago

Hi Brad--I guess I no longer have an excuse for not including video in my posts--now I just need to carve out time...

Posted by Linda Esposito, NY Expert Home Stager, New York Home Stager Blog and Instructor (HouseSetters Home Staging Services) over 6 years ago

Gerard - Microsofts movie maker comes on the PC, it's not an online editing product, that's the difference.

Lee and Pamela - hope the members of the VBlogger group will find this useful. Thanks. 

Craig - If I didn't post this, I know you would have...  You are the tech guru my friend. :-)  No option to upload personal mp3 files just yet, but you know round two will come soon with many more features based om users responses and feedback.

Pamelyn - GREAT comment and point. It's a topic that deserves its own blog post.  Have no fear of the camera is easy to say, but the reality is that most people lock up, get tongue tied, and get very nervous in front of a camera.  I have many suggestions and ideas on how to get around this, but the comment box here won't be the place. I'll put together a post but in the meantime, here's a funny little video I put together around that very topic. It's kinda cute, kinda dumb, but you'll see where I was going with it after you watch it.  Thank for the great idea for one of my next posts.

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Director of Education & Industry Outreach at eXp Realty & RE Tech Campus) over 6 years ago

Linda - haha~  keep it in context ok?  lol~

Bob - I'm sure the future updates and improvements will include many new features including the ability to add your own audio files. This is jst round one, phase one.  They probably have to test the stability factor with the millions using the new features. More coming, I promise...

Andrew - all I can do is try to inspire and motivate people to jump in the water, then be there to help them so they don't drown.  Video is not the future, nor the present... it is the past but only getting easier and better.  It's the people who have not accepted nor grown to the fast paced change which makes it all the more why Agents, Brokers, Lenders etc. need to JUMP on this stuff now.  Great comment and realistic observation my friend. Thanks.

Tammy - Glad you got your camera!!

John - yes, multiple clips.  Just keep dragging the videos into the time-line bar but be careful not to make your final video too long, studies show that videos between 30-90 seconds get watched the most and they watch the entire thing if it's good content. Key is...if it's good content. Example - how many do you think watched the entire video I created in the post above?  It's over 90 seconds so most likely, nobody watched the whole thing, they probably ran over to their Youtube channels to check it out. None-the-less, I wanted to show some of the key features which to me made the content worth posting.

Sally - I'll be posting about some of those other tools in my next series, I have some tips and tricks that might help you using some of those other apps and features. 

Lorraine or Loretta - I think music makes all the difference in the world on longer videos. Imagine some of the greatest movies ever made that didn't have the music to set the scene and more importantly, the mood.  It's the balance of volume and selection of audio that is the key in my honest opinion.

Steve - you said, "You don't need more free tools, free accounts, free training, cheaper equipment."  I disagree, but I probably live in a different real estate market and economy than you do.  lol~ 

Russell - thanks, that particular video got him into a "signed" band that will be touring this Summer. WOOHOO!  :-)

Thanks to everyone else for your wonderful comments, I'd comment back to each of you but my kids are telling me that the Easter Bunny just came... gotta run.  HAPPY EASTER ALL~

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Director of Education & Industry Outreach at eXp Realty & RE Tech Campus) over 6 years ago

I was just looking at a Stabilization tool that they charge per video.  This looks like a GREAT service!

Posted by Mimi Foster, Voted Colorado Springs Best Realtor (FALCON PROPERTY SOLUTIONS ) over 6 years ago

Brad - Thank you for providing the video instruction.  It really works nice.  Thank you for this information.

Posted by Robert Courtney, Century 21 All Islands, RA, CDPE, MCRE, CIAS over 6 years ago

I'll be starting to add videos of my listings  soon, so I'm very thankful for this information.  Thanks for sharing!!!

Posted by Rhonda Abbott, Wadsworth & Greater Akron, OH (Howard Hanna) over 6 years ago

This is certainly good info to know! Thank you for sharing it!

Posted by Sarasota & Manatee Counties FL, QuickFreeMLS.com - Listings In Paradise (SaraMana Properties - QuickFreeMLS.com) over 6 years ago

Thanks Brad, for letting us know this is available, and then going the extra mile and giving us a demo!

Posted by M.C. Dwyer, Santa Cruz Mountains Property Specialist (Century 21 Showcase REALTORs) over 6 years ago

Awesome, now if I could figure out you imbedded the video of yourself showing us how to use the YouTube editor. I have a long way to go in my techno skills so I REALLY appreciate someone such as yourself sharing the knowledge.

Jeanne Fenwick

Posted by Joey Fenwick, Fenwick Team FHA, VA & Jumbo Loans, Phoenix, Scott (Self-Employed, 1st Time & move up buyers,FHA, VA conventiona) over 6 years ago

Brad, this is great stuff. Ken has been editing from Windows Live MM, but will definitely try this one out. Only makes sense to do it from YouTube. Thank you for sharing the new tech stuff!

Posted by Ken and Leslye Huebsch, Realtors - Harrisburg Homes for Sale 717.514.1793 (3x Individual Agent of the Year, Luxury Homes, First-Time Buyers, Residential Resales, New Construction) over 6 years ago

Jeanne - I can't give up all my secrets! lol~ 

I used a program called Screenflow for video, it has some features that let you create some really useful effects and makes video editing much easier for these types of tutorials.  I'd be happy to show you how it works if you need assistance.

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Director of Education & Industry Outreach at eXp Realty & RE Tech Campus) over 6 years ago

This will make life easier.  I have not done much video lately...no real reason but this is great!

Posted by Chuck Carstensen, Minnesota Real Estate Expert (RE/MAX Results) over 6 years ago

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