June 2021 Newsletter

Introducing language localization for fixed strings, advanced playback and video controls, copying Mindstamp interactions between videos, and more!

Welcome to the monthly newsletter!

New Features

Langauge Localization

There are a handful of default text ‘strings’ used in Mindstamp to provide status indication, feedback or direction to your viewers.

These include items like Skip or Continue buttons, numbering for questions, and indications of correct answers. You can now easily change those default labels to the language of your choice. This is perfect if your video isn’t going to be viewed with English as the primary language or if you simply want to tune the text to better match your brand or video intent.

Language localization strings are available under the Design tab on your video. Update to the content of your choice, hit Done, and the updates will automatically apply the next time a viewer interacts with your video.

Copy & Duplicate Interactions

There may be situations where you want to copy, duplicate or replicate the interactions you’ve already created between videos, and Mindstamp has now made that easier than ever. For instance:

▪️ You have one specific interaction you plan to use again and again in multiple videos and don’t want to recreate it each time.
▪️ You want to replace the underlying video with a new source video and copy over interactions you’ve previously created.
▪️ You were testing out Mindstamp and are ready to move to a real production experience but a handful of the interactions you’ve assembled need to be reused.

This is now as simple as a few clicks. Check under ‘More’ on your video editing screen and you’ll see a control to ‘Import Interactions’. Click that and you’ll have the option to import ALL interactions from another video (a complete set) or you can view recent interactions you’ve made and selectively import just those that you want.

For individual interactions, you’ll find an easily organized list of video interaction by type - including buttons, questions, hotspots and images - that you can quickly identify by associated video and created on date.

Advanced Video and Playback Controls

We often get asked about how to explicitly control each item of the Mindstamp video player, including controls like interaction markers on the video seekbar, fast forward, rewind, and display of the video time.

We’ve consolidated the controls for all of these features into one area under the Design function labeled ‘Seekbar and Controls’ such that you can achieve the exact presentation experience you want for your interactive video with just a few clicks. Your viewers can be fully immersed or able to navigate and control their experience.

You’re in control!

Coming Soon

Looking for a certain feature or ability? Tell us by taking this short survey.

We're working on a few things right now that we're excited to share with you:

  • Organization Accounts and Team Sharing: We’ve been promising this for a while, but it’s finally ready for prime time. With an update coming in the next few days you’ll notice that your paid Mindstamp subscription now includes an Organization section that allows you to add new users to your team for just $19 / user / month. These users will have access to all of the feature capabilities of your Mindstamp plan and also share in your usage limits for Videos, Views, Groups and Series.
  • Lead Capture Configuration: Mindstamp lets you capture structured lead information - including Name, Email, Phone and Custom ID - when a viewer first starts watching a video or when they click on their first interaction. We’re enhancing this default behavior to allow you to designate other events within your video - a specific time or specific interaction event - that should trigger the capture of this lead information.

  • Mindstamp Zapier Integration: Mindstamp connects to hundreds of third party applications through Zapier by leveraging their native Webhook ‘Zap’. You can trigger Mindstamp Webhooks for a View, Lead Capture or every Interaction event. We’re making this easier than ever with our own native ‘Zap’ which will easily authenticate and connect to your Mindstamp account and allow for simplified configuration of the data you want delivered and mapping to the systems you use most.


We're hiring! Join our team to build the future of interactive video 🚀

Are you a product designer with a passion for user experience, a sales professional with a commitment to customer success, or a developer looking for your next big role? Do you believe that interactive video is the future of video in sales, marketing, customers service, training and corporate communications?

Give us a shout at jobs@mindstamp.io to talk more about how you can help us deliver the power of interactive video to customers across the globe.


Closing Thoughts

Mindstamp continues to grow and serve a variety of customers and use cases. We're more confident than ever in the value of interactive video and are excited to continue to improve the product for you.

If you’d like to contribute to our roadmap in the coming months, please let us know by taking this brief survey to tell us how you use Mindstamp and what you hope to achieve. If you have further questions, you can contact us.

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