Make attention-grabbing short videos in no time with Biteable

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Make a short video that demands attention on social media and drives traffic to your website. With Biteable, it’s easy.

Did you know?

Social video generates 1,200% more shares than text and image content combined. — Learning Hub

How to make a short video that turns heads

  1. Log in to Biteable or create an account.
  2. Pick the short video template that suits your goals best.
  3. Customize your short video with pre-made clips, stock footage, animation, and soundtrack. Or add your own.
  4. Share your video on any platform with a trackable link.
Paul shows you how to make a short video that packs a punch

Getting started

How to make a short video that rules the social landscape

Here’s the truth: social media and short videos go together like peanut butter and jelly. If you can crack the video creation code, you can rule the social landscape — guaranteed! Luckily, creating short videos is a piece of cake with Biteable.

Don’t pay a fortune on production

It costs a lot of dough for a production company to make even a very short video for you. But for a fraction of the cost, Biteable gives you access to everything you need to create short videos all the time. (Every day if you want.)

We’re talking hundreds of professionally designed templates and scenes, plus over 1.8 million stock video clips and images, unique animations, and royalty-free music tracks.

You also get the most intuitive video editing features available in an online video maker. Biteable’s smart editing capabilities do almost all the work for you, so that you can create the short video of your dreams in no time. Sound good?

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Put a few hours back in your day

You’re pretty busy, right? Between work, family life, and that new Netflix show, there isn’t a lot of extra time in the day. We get it, and that’s why Biteable is ridiculously easy to use. Many of our users craft professional-looking short videos on their lunch breaks. You can too.

Being able to whip up relevant, engaging ads from templates as well as using our own footage in minutes has meant our team can get the message out fast.

Vetr, satisfied business owner

Biteable makes it really easy and intuitive to change background, font, wording, music, to make eye catching videos.

Sarah, proud video maker

The basics

Stand tall with a short video made in minutes

Didn’t your momma ever tell you great things come in small packages? It’s true — especially when it comes to videos made for social media. Short is best. When you want to stand a notch above your competitors, hit your audience fast and hard with eye-catching visuals and punchy text. Without it, your viewers will scroll on by.

Start with a professional template

Biteable templates are the perfect launching pad when you want to create a short video. Scan through our extensive template library and choose the right one for you.

Want to promote your business? Maybe you need to create buzz about a service, event, or training course. Looking to raise funds for charity? We have professionally designed templates for each of these purposes. Now you can spend less time brainstorming and more time creating.

Customization is the name of the game

Sure, you can start with a Biteable template, but don’t stop there. Biteable makes it easy to change colors, swap out text, add custom video clips, and include a soundtrack.

With Biteable’s brand building feature*, you can even auto-apply your brand colors and logo to your entire video with a single click. By the time you get done with your video, no one will believe you made it yourself.

*Choose a brandable template and/or brandable scenes to access the brand building feature.

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Pro tips

Make better video shorts for your company

You’ve got the basics down. Now it’s time to turn it up to 11 and really supercharge your short video creation skills! Keep these four things in mind when you’re crafting footage for social.

Keep it short and sweet

When it comes to video content on social media, shorter is better. So do yourself (and your business) a favor and make a 30-second video. Feelin’ crazy? See if you can knock out a 5-second video and really take the “short and sweet” motto to the max.

Just make sure your short video gets to the point fast and hooks viewers from the first scene.

Make it pretty

Modern consumers have short attention spans — especially when they’re on social media and there’s always another post, picture, or cat vid to see. To make sure your short videos grab attention, use eye-catching footage.

Didn’t take Film-Making 101? It doesn’t matter! The Biteable library is full of stellar stock footage, pre-made scenes, and unique animations that pop right off the screen.

Lights, camera, action

To create a short video that wins on social media, you need text that incites curiosity, inspires action. If you can make your viewers think “Oh, what’s that?” and “Wow, I should buy that now!” you’ve won.

Oh yeah, and don’t forget to add captions to every short video you make, because most of your audience will probably watch your video on silent.

Blast it across the internet

You chose a template, customized the junk out of it, and edited it to perfection. Now what? Publish that beauty to the internet.

It won’t do you any good until you do. With Biteable, you can use a single, trackable link to post it on all your social channels. You can even add it to your website.

FAQs: Your questions answered

Look no further for answers to your burning questions about all things short video making.

How can I create a short video?

Follow these steps to create a short video:

  • Choose an online video maker. Pick a video maker with templates for making short videos.
  • Keep your visuals consistent. Stick to one color pallet, 1-2 fonts, and a unified style for clips and animation.
  • Brand your video. Add your logo at the beginning and end. Use your brand colors throughout.

What is the best app for making short videos?

The best app for making short videos is a matter of preference (of course, we’re partial to Biteable). But without naming names, the best advice is to find an app with smart editing capabilities that does a lot of the hard work for you. Look for auto-branding and plenty of pre-made scenes.

What is the best short video maker?

The best short video makers give you access to lots of visuals like high-quality stock clips and animations created in-house. As you choose a video maker for your short, also look for pre-made scenes and the ability to automatically add those scenes to your video. Premium features like in-app voice-over capabilities and in-app recording are also a big plus.

Where can I make videos for free?

There aren’t many options for making videos for free online without sacrificing quality. Free online video makers typically have low-quality stock clips and visuals. They also won’t have the editing features necessary to make a high-quality short video that gets noticed on social media. Instead, find an online video maker with a free trial so you can test it out first

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Further reading

Learn more about creating short videos

Ready to make the absolute best short video you can? Check out the Biteable blog for more tips, tricks, and best practices that you can use to supercharge your visual creations. Whether you want to learn how to come up with better ideas, write punchier scripts, or promote your videos more effectively, our blog has the information you need.