What are the best ways to use PowToon outside of work? By Janis Raisen Greeting cards: Who doesn’t love receiving animated greeting cards? How many of you actually buy cards at the store? We thought so. What you may not realize is that creating animated greeting cards is just as fun as receiving them. Since the holidays are right around the corner, check out our holiday template. Although purchasing holiday cards is on the minds of most this time of year, don’t forget that PowToon is also a great option for birthday greetings. This card below is very [...]
Everyone, it seems, has realized that electronic newsletters are powerful marketing tools. But after a while, many newsletters begin to look the same to consumers and your newsletters may be overlooked or deleted. How do you stand out with exciting and original newsletters? You stand out by adding video directly to your newsletter. Here’s how: 1) Post your video to your website or YouTube 2) Take a screenshot of the video using free software (http://snag.gy/ is one example) 3) Use image editing software or Microsoft Word to add a play button to your screenshot 4) Place this new image in [...]
New Effect: The Writing Hand A lot of PowToon users have been asking us when the WRITING HAND EFFECT will go live? Well, we are happy to say that we have finally found the talent to make the hand effect work, and it turns out that the best one for the job is a Hollywood star!!! The Writing Hand is now live!! Benefit from the special 78% off one-time celebration offer Take advantage of our 78% off Limited-time offer in Handy’s honor The Right Guy for the Job We are honored and humbled to announce that Hollywood Royalty [...]
PowToon needs your help to win the war on those pesky Bullet Points. you know that Bullet Point presentations are BORING. Now it’s your chance to spearhead a commando force with the mission of winning the war to save the audience’s life! The rewards are incredible: Win eternal glory, a medal of honor, and great prizes. What You’ll Need To Do: Create a Powtoon about boring bullet points (be creative, there are no official guidelines here). Post it to YouTube and share with the world (make sure to write in the description that the video was made using PowToon). The [...]
December 10, 2012 by Daniel Glickman in PowerPoint Templates, PowToon Animation Design, Powtoon in the News, Presentation Software, Presentation Tips, Presentation Tools, Uncategorized, Video Marketing
Author illustrator Katie Davis is creating a theme for Powtoon.com and now’s your chance to ask her to draw elements you’ll later be able to use in your animations. She has created a great social campaign using PowToon. Take a look, this is your chance to be part of creating a new Powtoon theme! Go to http://katiedavis.com/wishlist/ and submit your suggestions.
Isn’t PowToon an amazing tool to spread your message? Here are two great examples of how teachers and students use PowToon to do it! Getting the audience’s “Buy In” Teacher Elizabeth Frank: ”I decided to create a PowToon to introduce this Project Based Learning assignment because I was bored with just giving the students a “letter” or “email” from the company as an entry event. I thought a PowToon would really get the point across and get the students excited about the project they were starting. Most of my classes responded with clapping and a “That was awesome!”. To [...]
This Book report was created by the most creative and cute 8year old we know! You have to watch this great example of Powtoon is being used in schools to engage students. Just click play!
Category5 TV – The popular internet TV show from Canada – aired a review of PowToon “CNET style”. Watch here to get an unbiased up close look into how PowToon can easily be used to create professional web-animations and power power-point alternative presentations. Check it out!
Want to create a custom e-Holiday card? We have some great news – PowToon’s much anticipated holiday theme is now live! Create a card for your clients, friends or associates share some holiday cheer! Wait there is more: holiday card comes with lots of great extras like a snow man you can put together or break apart and even falling snow! There are so many creative ways to use PowToon, one of our users told us that he wants to rotates the video on his landing page, now with the new theme he can have simply add [...]
Using PowToon’s Low cost Animated Video Creator And Templates To Increase your Site’s Google Ranking (SEO).
A Website’s Google search ranking is vital to acquiring new leads and key to revenue generation. Google is always looking for new ways to accurately rank sites and has recently released an update to its ranking algorithm called Panda 2.5. Our inside contact at Google told us that sites containing video or animations indeed rank higher. The algorithm, he suggested, appreciates sites where videos are used organically to enhance the users experience and provide relevant information. So here is our advice for using video to increase your search engine optimization (SEO): Use simple short animated video clips to showcase relevant [...]