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Animoto- Rock Star Un-Slideshows


What’s So “UN” About It?

Animoto.com is a free presentation tool (with an awesome upgrade option for businesses) where all you do is upload your pictures, select from their awesome music and through their magical algorithm, it does all the work for you- it creates a unique show based on the images and music, I recommend it for party coverage, showing a home, a neighborhood or a team, here are some samples:

Courtesy of Ben Goheen

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Courtesy of Heather Lawson

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Courtesy of Jason Farris

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courtesy of Stacey Harmon

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Courtesy of Ted Mackel

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This is a group of fun event pictures of ours:

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Lani is the COO and News Director at The American Genius, has co-authored a book, co-founded BASHH, Austin Digital Jobs, Remote Digital Jobs, and is a seasoned business writer and editorialist with a penchant for the irreverent.

25 Comments

25 Comments

  1. Missy Caulk

    October 1, 2008 at 5:28 pm

    very cool, I used it on my facebook ez.

  2. Bill Lublin

    October 1, 2008 at 6:49 pm

    Wow!
    Words fail me..
    Once again Lani Rocks the house!

  3. Ted Mackel

    October 1, 2008 at 7:39 pm

    Thanks for digging that up. It forced me to upgrade to the annual.

  4. Craig Barrett

    October 1, 2008 at 8:31 pm

    That’s pretty freakin’ cool Lani. I needed this, I’ve got a listing with a tired virtual tour. Animoto will spice it up for sure.

  5. Stacey Harmon

    October 1, 2008 at 8:43 pm

    Thanks Lani for including my video in the post! It is great to see how others are using Animoto as well…very smart of them to include some “photos” that promote features of the home or the property address. I learned a few things to incorporate into my next video. Very helpful!

  6. Jonathan Benya

    October 1, 2008 at 10:12 pm

    I Love this app! Thanks so much for sharing it with us Lani!

  7. Paula Henry

    October 1, 2008 at 11:17 pm

    Lani – I read about this a few weeks ago and was trying to find it today. I could not remember where I read about it or what I was looking for – then here you go. You guys have all the answers 🙂

  8. Heather Lawson

    October 2, 2008 at 10:11 am

    Thanks for including my video. I also upgraded to the annual subscription for Animoto. It is so refreshing to actually have some FUN in real estate! Thanks AG. This blog rocks.

  9. JohnAtkinson

    October 2, 2008 at 3:38 pm

    Was on @AgentGenius & came across this cool tool that makes creating profesional videos easy: https://agentgenius.com/?p=5112 (its free)

  10. JohnAtkinson

    October 2, 2008 at 3:38 pm

    Was on @AgentGenius & came across this cool tool that makes creating profesional videos easy: https://agentgenius.com/?p=5112 (its free)

  11. Kim Wood

    October 2, 2008 at 5:36 pm

    And another application learned from the Ms. LANI at Agent Genius!!! I didn’t know about Animoto – thank you!!

  12. Vicki Moore

    October 2, 2008 at 8:25 pm

    Hey! That’s me. Bet you didn’t know Lani and I are having an affair.

  13. Craig Barrett

    October 3, 2008 at 7:54 pm

    Very cool stuff Lani! I give it a whirl and here’s what I came up with. The sellers love to entertain outdoors and their house and yard are perfect for it. I appreciated the selection of music and the “fresh” approach to virtual tours.

  14. Lani Anglin-Rosales

    October 3, 2008 at 8:45 pm

    Missy- have you gotten feedback from anyone?

    Ted & Heather- what advantages are there to upgrading?

    Vicki- you are so silly!

    Craig- your home tour is awesome! Your description/ call to action is great too (on the left of the video).

    Ben Goheen’s video ended with his company logo which was genius! Jason Farris’ hand-drawn touches went over well also!

    If YOU have an animoto video to share, leave a link in the comments so we can all be inspired!

  15. Missy Caulk

    October 3, 2008 at 8:48 pm

    Didn’t do a house, just fun stuff.

  16. Ann Cummings

    October 5, 2008 at 5:40 pm

    Ooh, I love this tool! I’m off to go play with it for some of my pics! Thanks for sharing!

  17. Heather Lawson

    October 14, 2008 at 4:16 pm

    Lani-

    Sorry for the late response.

    The advantage to upgrading (and it only costs $30 for the year) is the ability to include many more photos.

    These videos are addicting. I just made another, and I want to make a whole lot more!

  18. Jonathan Benya

    June 20, 2010 at 10:27 pm

    Hey Lani, You should do a follow up to this post, Animoto is still pretty awesome!

  19. Mary Towler

    July 8, 2010 at 8:46 am

    I love Animoto. I put one in my single property websites…very cool.

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