3 Social Media Video Tools For Camera Shy People + Free Ideas

We all know that video is the most engaging way to connect with your customers on social media. Just check out some of these stats.

  • 79% of all global consumer internet traffic will come from video by 2018. (Cisco)
  • On Facebook, video gets three times as much engagement as any other kind of content. (Buffer)
  • 4x as many consumers would rather watch a video about a product than reading about it. (Animoto)

But, what if you are camera shy?

Are you going to FAIL? Actually HELL NOOO.

In this post, I am going to show you different tools that can help you produce amazing video content without being on the camera.

If you combine these tools with some creativity, you can tell amazing video stories.

Let’s jump right in.

1) Legend App

You write the text and this app will animate it. It’s that simple.

In less than 30seconds, you can turn any text into stunning animations.

Put your words in motion. Inspire people. Make friends laugh. In just 2 taps!

Video ideas using this app:

  • Create inspirational quote animations. 
  • Share your industry statistics.
  • Share tips and tricks with your followers.


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2) Spark Post

This is probably my favorite app for mobile videos.

Adobe Spark Post is the fun and fast way to create killer animations for your personal and professional life. You will also see example designs in different categories (Travel, Business etc) to use as inspiration and remix as your own.

According to adobe, “Get started in seconds with professionally designed, eye-catching templates you can tweak in simple steps. Pick a photo, add some text and apply themes to instantly create beautiful images. Each tap gives you completely new layouts, color palettes, typography styles and filters — no design experience required. Easily share your design via your favorite social platforms, text or email to engage your audience.”

Video ideas using this app:

  • Create discounts and promotions using mobile video.
  • Inspiration quotes with awesome backgrounds.
  • Key business announcements.

Yes. Video is the new text. Here are some tools for camera shy peeps. 1. Spark post 2. Flippagram 3. Spark video

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3) Flipagram

Most of us have tons of videos and photos in our camera roll. What if you could combine these photos and videos into a video slideshow. That’s exactly what Flipagram app does.

Flipagram takes a series of photos or short video snippets and converts them into a time-lapse style video, that you can then share on any social media platform.

Pro Tip: Put text on the first image to tell what the story is about.

Video ideas using this app:

  • Make a video about your events.
  • Create a behind the scene video using still photos.
  • Video ads for your business.
  • Unboxing of a new product.

Now over to you. Which tool are you going to try next?

And BTW if you need some more video ideas, just ask me in the comments below.