Real Estate Listings: Uploading You Tube Videos


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For Realtors (and other home sellers). How to make videos and how to upload Home for Sale listings to You Tube.

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Real Estate Listings: Uploading You Tube Videos

  1. 1. You Tube How to upload and market your Real Estate Listings on You Tube by Marie Episale
  2. 2. Marie Episale, REALTOR, e-PRO Broker Salesperson Sales Manager / Trainer CENTURY 21 Crest Real Estate Pompton Plains, (northern) NJ 973-646-7423 (direct line) 201-314-0106 (cell) Twitter: MarieEpi Facebook: Marie Episale Active Rain (blog):
  4. 4. Examples of Listings on You Tube
  5. 5. Lincolshire II Town Home
  6. 6. CENTURY 21 Premier Realtors
  7. 8. Welcome to 45 Sunset Road
  8. 9. Where do I get my video from <ul><li>Compile your photos to make a “video” </li></ul><ul><li>You can use: </li></ul><ul><li> – check out the site, they give good instructions </li></ul><ul><li>photo story – free download from Microsoft Photo Story is a free download from Microsoft that converts your photos into videos with pan and zoom features that you can post on YouTube and elsewhere. You can even add music and narration to your videos. For those of you who aren't aware, .wmv files play with Windows Media Player, ITunes and many other audio programs. </li></ul><ul><li> (see next slide for instructions) </li></ul><ul><li>Movie Maker – Microsoft program probably already on your computer (My Computer>Local Disc C>Program files>Movie Maker.) </li></ul><ul><li>Movie Maker will blend both video and snapshots to create a wonderful virtual </li></ul><ul><li>You can directly upload a video from: </li></ul><ul><li>Your video camera </li></ul><ul><li>Your cell phone video </li></ul><ul><li>I-Flip video camera directly to your computer   (Flip Video cameras are so incredibly awesome.  They've got a wonderful point & shoot speed that allows you to capture spontaneous shots and also provide audio for narration or helpful information.  The Flip Video program has its own program which allow you to trim up videos and directly upload to Youtube , Myspace and other sites.  ) </li></ul><ul><li>A saved video already on your computer </li></ul>
  9. 10. VisualTour <ul><li>With the introduction of VisualTour Studio 6, they enabled the ability to upload a VisualTour to an existing account on YouTube. Once the VisualTour is created and ready to be published, here are the the steps to upload it to the video sharing sites . But first, make sure you create your YouTube account. 1. Create the VisualTour as you would normally. 2. Click on the &quot;Create Video&quot; button on Tour Tasks menu on the left hand side. 3. Choose the option for &quot;Video Sharing Websites&quot;, then click &quot;Next.&quot; 4. You should see a preview image of the video, you want to click on &quot;Next&quot; on this screen. 5. You will want to check the boxes to the left of the sites you wish to link to. Please note when you click in the box for the site you will need to enter in the username & password you have created for that particular website (ie. YouTube). You can also choose to create an account at that point. 6. Click Next to begin to send the tour to the site(s). 7. Once the video has been uploaded the History box will be displayed, and you will see the hyperlink(s) to your new upload. 8. Copy and paste the links if needed, and click on Finish. </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>You Tube does not (yet) have a Real Estate “channel”, so most Real Estate listings are posted in </li></ul><ul><ul><li>People & Blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to & Style </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Travel & Events </li></ul></ul><ul><li>I’m not sure it really matters as when someone searches for something, they don’t usually go to a “channel”. </li></ul><ul><li>A typical search if one were looking might be: </li></ul><ul><li>“ House for Sale, Wayne, New Jersey” </li></ul><ul><li>(search results come from the tags you put in when creating your You Tube video posting). </li></ul>
  11. 12. Note to viewers <ul><li>This presentation was not meant to be a complete guide “how to upload videos to You Tube” but as a “homework first intro” sent to one of my agents asking for a “POWER HOUR” training session on the same topic. </li></ul><ul><li>I like to give some “check it out first” information before my training session. </li></ul>