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ZiMovi privacy settings

ZiMovi allows you to chose from one of 6 privacy settings for your video:

  1. Public – Anybody on the Internet can watch the video
  2. Protected, enable social signup – Only people who registered as community members can watch the video
  3. Partial privacy – register as a member – Allow certain part of the video to be public and the rest to be protected
  4. Unlisted- Only people with the link can watch the video
  5. Private – Only watchable within video manager dashboard
  6. Partial privacy – contact details only – Allow certain part of the video to be public and the rest to require contact details to be input before the remaining video can be viewed.
ZiMovi YouTube Sync

Automatically upload all or a pre-determined part of your video to your YouTube or Vimeo channel giving a taster to your YouTube or Vimeo audience, redirecting them to Zimovi to capture their details and viewer behaviour. You can double the engagement. When people watch your video on ZiMovi it increases the number of hits on the original platform e.g. YouTube, Vimeo etc.

Social Sharing

Share videos to all major social media networks, collecting data and producing detailed reports and analytics. Share videos via email and SMS directly targeting your audience increasing your viewings whilst simultaneously capturing contact details, their location, browser and device.

Centralised Content

Manage your existing video content via one intelligent dashboard, whether the videos are hosted directly on ZiMovi or on YouTube. Organize your content, create playlists and much more – all from your dashboard. Push content to your social media platforms and see what is happening in real time. Analyse viewer activity across multiple devices. Manage your videos on the go and monitor usage in real time, anywhere, on any smart device.
Upload video directly from your mobile device, if you lose connection the upload will continue once the connection is restored.  Videos upload as a background task allowing you to work uninterrupted within the dashboard.

Smart Questionnaires

The ZiMovi Smart questionnaire is a powerful tool that enables you to capture insights and information from your viewers such as demographic info, interests, social preferences, contact details and test the effectiveness of your training videos – tracking responses within your dashboard. Key feature include being able to embed you video into the questionnaire, drag & drop questions in various formats such as text, single or multiple choice.

Tracking / Video Analytics

Get an insight into content performance, viewer behaviour and make informed business decisions based on live data. Get a 360-degree view of how your videos are performing across which devices, viewer locations, date, time and duration. Using the Unique ZiMovi Smart questionnaire you can define any additional information you wish to capture from your viewers. Examples include; Age, interests, social preferences, contact details and general interests.

Your video Community

Your video content can be protected meaning you can ask viewers to register to view and this is the beginning of your viewer engagement and your own growing community, whilst assisting you in observing viewers interests, geography and how popular a particular video is and the demographic of that viewer.

Call to Action Monetisation

With ZiMovi you can add dynamic “call to action” elements in a number of formats. Whether you want to add “Click here” as a button, or “Find out more” as an animated banner, ZiMovi enables you to do this and more. You can specify where and when you want your call to action to appear on your video, and ZiMovi tracks and reports who clicked on the call to action, and when.

Video Ads

Insert video ads at the beginning, during or after your video giving you complete control to decide how long the viewer needs to watch the ad before they can skip the ad.

Globalisation

Featuring full geographic identification, ZiMovi and all its features will be presented to you in your native Time-Zone and Currency. ZiMovi also features geological tracking subtitles in multiple languages, global content distribution, serves content to end-users with high availability and high performance. Reach your worldwide audience in their native language. ZiMovi allows you to add a translation of the video script, which allows the search engine to index the sub titles to play the appropriate script depending on the country and words searched for.

Your Platform & Stand Alone Channel

Viewers can easily subscribe to your channel via social networks and email/ SMS links. Your channel is secured by SSL, protecting your brand and personal viewer details. The powerful BM25 algorithm enables search and suggested videos to your viewers. Your customised channel can have a unique domain name enabling quality SEO for your videos.

Unlimited Access to Apps

Become part of our global community of GuruZ. Set-up your profile using our app and gain access to a wealth of exclusive projects. Whatever your skill set from: video production, social media management, IT and digital marketing – you’ll be able to pitch for the projects that suit you.

Jump into GuruZi: our global community of GuruZ, directly from your dashboard. If you need a new video, social media management, IT support or any help to respond to the insights your data is giving you, you can plug in the right professional from the GuruZi tab.
Create a project, set a budget and top-level professionals from around the world will be at your service, all-day, every-day.

Multiple Themes

Customise the look and feel of your channel by adding one of the multiple themes, as well as uploading your own artwork to the gallery.

Ads Free

With ZiMovi you have the peace of mind that no other video or advertisement will be displayed next to yours, gving you both peace of mind and brand protection.

Priority Encoding

Uploading content to ZiMovi will automatically transcode it into multiple formats, or you can use your own transcoders, including 4K definition meaning your video is viewable on any device.

White label

Your channel, platform, dashboard and domain name can be branded with your corporate look, feel and details.

How much does ZiMovi cost?

ZiMovi offers a range of packages to suit all users. You can view these packages here.  You can sign-up making use of our free 30 day trial if you’d like to try before you buy. We can even create a Bespoke package for high volume users, just drop us an email to discuss your requirements: info@zimovi.com

Mobile ready

Manage your videos on the go and monitor usage in real time, anywhere, on any smart device! Upload video directly from your mobile device, if you lose connection the upload will continue once the connection is restored. Add ZiMovi to mobile devices and launch ZiMovi in the native app mode.

Can I try ZiMovi before signing up for a Package?

Yes, of course! You can sign-up for a 30 day free trial here.

Channel search

The powerful BM25 algorithm enables your viewers to search ZiMyour channel and will suggest videos to your viewers. Your customised channel can have a unique domain name enabling quality SEO for your videos.

My videos are hosted in different locations, how can I move these into ZiMovi?

You can upload videos directly from your mobile, tablet, desktop or laptop in just two clicks!
If you have videos hosted on YouTube or Vimeo, you can ad these to your ZiMovi platform via their url.

Gallery items

Upload unlimited images to your gallery for use on your channel and in your videos.  e.g. logo, background, call-to-action additions.

How does ZiMovi allow me to interact with my audiences?

There are many ways you can interact with your audience and ZiMovi lets you see which ways are working for you.

  • CTA
  • Smart Questionnaire
  • Video Ads
  • Commentary
Consultancy at day rate

Need advise on integration or adoption of ZiMovi within your business and existing systems. ZiMovi will work with you on a consultancy day rate to ensure integration is as seamless as possible.

Can I use ZiMovi internally in my company?

Absolutely! ZiMovi is the ideal platform for internal communications, training, health & safety and compliance. Give the right people the right access at the right time. Use your privacy settings to ensure only your intended colleagues and staff view your videos. Choose the best option for sharing your videos, this could be via your private branded channel or share a unique url or QR code.

Can I use ZiMovi for training?

You can benefit from using your channel as part of your training program in many ways. Save time, venue hire and travel expenses by encouraging your team or students to watch training on your channel not on location. You also have access to ZiMovi analytics showing you who has watched your training videos and when protecting both you and your viewer.

Can I use ZiMovi on the move?

Yes, you can access your ZiMovi platform using any device any time. Why not install the ZiMovi app and make it even easier to access your videos on the move.

Do you offer a white-label version of ZiMovi?

Yes, ZiMovi can offer a complete white-labelled version using your own domain name. Please drop us a line on info@zimovi.com to discuss your requirements.

Does ZiMovi show other users videos before, after or alongside mine?

No, you have complete control of the videos that appear on your ZiMovi channel. This means your audience gets exactly the message you want them to see with no distractions. This gives you peace of mind and brand protection.

Can I integrate ZiMovi into my internal systems?

Yes, ZiMovi has developed a set of comprehensive API’s that allow you to integrate directly into your internal systems. You can view the API’s here.

How long does my ZiMovi free trial last?

You have 30 days to use your free trial. After 30 days you can sign up to one of our great packages. Why not have a browse now, with no obligation to sign up.

What does my free trial include?

During the trial you will be able to upload 3 videos with up to 5GB bandwidth, plus 10 sms. You can upgrade your trial account at any point during this period.

What happens when my free trial ends?

After 30 days we think you will love using your ZiMovi platform so much you can sign up to an account. Have a look at our account options here.

If you decide your ZiMovi platform isn’t right for you, your trial will come to an end. We would really value hearing why you felt ZiMovi wasn’t right for you so please drop us some feedback at support@zimovi.com

How do I upload my videos?

You can upload your video either as an existing video file or via a url if your video already exists on YouTube or Vimeo.

To upload your video file simply click on the Upload Videos button at the top left of your ZiMovi dashboard, your video will start uploading and move into the encoding tab in your Dashboard. You can also upload through the menu on the left hand side of your Dashboard. Click into Videos > Video upload

Can I upload videos from my YouTube Channel?

Sure thing! You can add your YouTube videos quickly and easily to your branded channel, all you need to know is the url. Simply go to <Videos> in your menu and click on <Add videos – via link> This will prompt you to add your url and complete video details here.

Can I upload video from my Vimeo Channel?

Absolutely! It’s quick and easy to upload videos from your Vimeo channel, using your unique Vimeo url. Simply go to <Videos> in your menu and click on <Add videos – via link> This will prompt you to add your url and complete video details here.

I have lots of videos can I create a playlist?

Absolutely. A playlist will help you organise your videos and let your viewer see related videos to what they are viewing.

Can I create my own video playlists?

Yes you can. Playlists are great way to organise your video content for you and your audience. You can group your videos together in logical lists, by category, product, service or campaign. This also improves your viewer’s experience showing them only the content they are interested in.

Will my video playlists look like my channel and brand?

You have all the tools you need to brand your playlists and create the look and feel you want. Protect your brand and maintain consistency using the <Appearance> function within the <Playlist> category in your menu.

Can I download my reports?

Yes, all ZiMovi reports are available to download via PDF or CSV. Just click the relevant format option displayed in the top right hand menu on the report you are viewing to download it.

How can I check how much bandwidth I’m using?

Yes, you can view your monthly bandwidth usage within the Users and Usage tab within the ZiMovi main menu bar.

How can I use ZiMovi to share my videos?

ZiMovi has several share features available to users direct from the portal or you mobile device, including via SMS, Email, direct to social media platforms, QR code or via an embedded link. All these options are available per video within the ZiMovi portal

What are calls to action?

Calls to action are in-video instructions or adverts, added in at specific time slots within a video.  They can be added in at specific timeslots before, during or after a video and usually give a specific call to action such as an instruction or offer to call to place an order, provide a link to take the user to an external video site or an e-commerce platform to complete a purchase. ZiMovi supports image, text and both image and text calls to action.

I would like to add a call to action (CTA) onto my video, how do I do this?

Need to understand the advertising box!

What you can do with ZiMovi video studio?

Insert multiple interaction points using images, links and text enabling the insertion of adverts pre and post roll, calls to action (CTA) such as requests for contact or more information, monetisation or links to external sites. Break your video into chapters allowing viewers to jump to specific point in the video. The platform automatically choses the best codec available, delivering an optimised viewing experience via an HTML5 video player. Supported devices include: Mobile, Tablets, Desktop, Screens, Via the restriction feature you can protect copyrighted or confidential content by specifying the audience and where it can be viewed.

Can I direct users to my website before, during or after my video?

Yes, ZiMovi supports image, text and both image and text calls to action.  Calls to action are in-video instructions or adverts, added in at specific time slots within a video.  They can be added in at specific timeslots before, during or after a video and usually give a specific call to action such as an instruction or offer to call to place an order, provide a link to take the user to an external video site or an e-commerce platform to complete a purchase.

Can I direct users to my e-commerce portal before, during or after my video?

Yes, ZiMovi supports image, text and both image and text calls to action.  Calls to action are in-video instructions or adverts, added in at specific time slots within a video.  They can be added in at specific timeslots before, during or after a video and usually give a specific call to action such as an instruction or offer to call to place an order, provide a link to take the user to an external video site or an e-commerce platform to complete a purchase.

I would like to find out more information from my viewer, can I do this?

Of course, we call this our Smart Questionnaire function. Here you can add a questionnaire and decide whether you want to make it compulsory for your audience to complete this before viewing the rest of the video.

What is the encoding tab for?

The encoding tab is used to show the progress of your uploaded video file. We want to make sure you know what is happening so here you will find the progress of your file.

Why ZiMovi

ZiMovi transforms your videos. It lets you work from virtually anywhere on any device, the way you want to, wherever you are. Get powerful tools for centralizing, managing, distributing, analyzing and sharing your videos and grow your own digital assets.

What is ZiMovi

ZiMovi, an innovative video hosting, communication and marketing platform which allows you to easily store, stream and share all your videos from one central dashboard, to any device, anywhere in the world.

Simply create a custom ZiMovi channel using your own branding, and integrate into your existing website! With ZiMovi you can instantly upload your new videos in just 2 clicks. Our sync tools can even push your content directly to your Facebook and YouTube channels automatically.

You can then use all the great ZiMovi features to distribute, analyse, monetise and protect your content!

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