Mindstamp allows users of any skill level to create engaging and memorable interactive videos. There are 8 primary interactions (Drawings, Images, Buttons, Questions, Hotspots, HTML Text, Navigation & Branching, Multimedia) that make creating an interactive video possible, the third of which is called the “Button.” Buttons follow Mindstamp’s pattern of Drag & Drop simplicity and are an excellent way to bring your videos to life. If you’ve ever wanted to add a button to your sales, marketing, training, educational or communications video, Mindstamp Buttons make it simple.
Continue reading to find out how the button can work for you! You can also watch a video tutorial:
Once you click on “Add Button” on the Mindstamp interactive video toolbar, you’ll see a button show up on the screen and be met with some helpful configuration options. On the main video screen, simply click and drag to position or resize the button. Using the tools on the right, you can choose exactly how long the button stays on the screen, adjust the font size, rotate the button, assign action to buttons, and more. As a reminder, assigning action to buttons sets what happens when a viewer clicks on the button. These options include:
Using buttons in interactive video is supported on PC, Mac, Android, Apple, etc.
That means our interactive videos work on phones, tablets, computers, and trade-show displays! This versatility allows for businesses and organizations far and wide to benefit from adding a button to video. Some examples include:
As you can see, there are tons of ways you could use the click actions to boost your video’s performance. Once you’ve selected your Click Action and configured the button appropriately, it’s time to design your button!
Access the “Design” settings in a Mindstamp video by clicking the Design button on the right side of the screen:
There are many ways you can customize a button in video within the “Design” settings. You can change the text, background, and border color by choosing from our convenient color wheel, or by entering your own color code! You can match branding perfectly in your interactive video for brand recognition. Transparency can be adjusted using the “A” field in the image above, and you can even choose whether or not you want a rounded or rectangular button.
Additional button settings, such as button font and custom transitions, can be adjusted in Branding and General Styling, respectively. Now that your button looks the way you want it to, let’s talk about how this interaction can drive results in your video.
There are many ways that the Button can supercharge your video content. Below are only some of the examples we’ve seen. Remember, the power of interactivity happens when you’re in the driver's seat!
and so much more…
As you can see, the sky is the limit when it comes to the button. We can’t wait to see how you maximize the potential of your videos with this powerful interaction.
The Mindstamp Team