What are the best resources for making commercials?

asked by Jennifer Nance
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7 solutions
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    #1Camtasia

    Camtasia

    Camtasia is a video-editor that enables users to produce stunning videos without being a professional video editor. This drag-and-drop editor easily lets users create remarkable videos by adding eye-catching animations, music, and more.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    $249

    Tammy Simpson
    Written on April 4, 2019
    "was not surprise when i found out that Camtasia was #1 in this list. It's awesome and lets me create commercial (non professionally, mind you) but still fun! Might be able to use it for my work portfolio once i graduate uni :D"
  2. 8

    #2Storyblocks

    Storyblocks

    Storyblocks is a useful platform for content creators in which you can find video footage, motion backgrounds and After Effects templates, as well as stock photo and audio to add to your works. If you are a creator, you can upload your images or templates and earn money with them.

    Websites

    Patricia Martinez
    Written on June 11, 2018
    "I have sourced most of my amazing content from Storyblocks. I must say my bosses like my output very much. Storyblocks even has the VR and 360-degree video stocks which enhanced my ad projects. One of the best content sources ever!!"
  3. 6

    #3Promo Video Ideas - Top 5 Best Promo Videos For Businesses

    Promo Video Ideas - Top 5 Best Promo Videos For Businesses
    In this video, Stephen Mills shows you 5 promotional video ideas, plus some examples of promotional videos that will help inspire your next video.
    Videos

    Free

    Carol Murphy
    Written on June 11, 2018
    "I thank this video for helpful tips for making commercials! I really like the tips as they are comprehensive. This is a must watch."
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    #4[TUTORIAL] How To Make A Promotional Video

    [TUTORIAL] How To Make A Promotional Video
    In this video, you have some tips on how to create a promotional video and different links to record, edit and get music without paying royalties.
    Videos

    Free

    Patricia Turner
    Written on June 11, 2018
    "Someone shared me this video and this is very informative. Now I have an idea how to pull off an introduction video for an architectural firm. Thank you!"
  2. 4

    #5Sellamations

    Sellamations
    Sellamations create custom Doodle animation videos for you. For your site, presentation, introduction or anything you need.
    Websites

    Free- (needs request information)

    Evelyn Rivera
    Written on June 11, 2018
    "Throughout my career I discovered that doodle ads can get as effective as other forms of ads. Not to mention that doodle ads can keep an audience hooked mostly throughout the video. As such, Sellamation is one of the best doodle ads out there that my boss wants me to keep use."
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    #6Canva

    Canva

    Canva is a graphics design tool where users can create professional designs by curating photos, text, animations, stickers, borders, frames and more. It also features albums and scrapbooks where users may collaborate with their friends. 

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

    Nancy Thomas
    Written on June 11, 2018
    "There isn't a point in my marketing career when I haven't used Canva for my designs. My collages looked done by a professional graphic artist because of Canva. Keep up the good work!!"
  4. 1

    #75 Tips for shooting promotional videos

    5 Tips for shooting promotional videos
    In this video, you can see different tips for make videos for Social Media from the 'influencer' Nick Ovalle.
    Videos

    Free

    Elizabeth Herrera
    Written on June 11, 2018
    "This video is super awesome! He showed how to produce a beautiful ad with just a point shoot camera and a smartphone. The 5 tips are inspirational and help me get started with shooting my new low budget ad project."

Summary

Best What are the best resources for making commercials
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1CamtasiaSoftware 10 Paid
2StoryblocksWebsites 8 Paid
3Promo Video Ideas - Top 5 Best Promo Videos For BusinessesVideos 6 Free
4[TUTORIAL] How To Make A Promotional VideoVideos 4 Free
5SellamationsWebsites 4 Free
6CanvaApps 2 Free
75 Tips for shooting promotional videosVideos 1 Free
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