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New SproutVideo Player

 

Updating a video player for a video hosting platform is no small undertaking. It’s the most visible part of our platform, and it reaches millions of people worldwide. For the first time in several years, we decided to give our video player a more modern, streamlined look, and we really hope you like it. See what the new player looks like, and get all the details about what’s different, in this post.

SproutVideo's 5th Birthday

Where the heck has the time gone?? It’s hard to believe it’s been 5 years since SproutVideo was founded. In honor of our 5th birthday, we thought it would be fun to look back and see how our site has evolved over time. Keep reading to take a walk down memory lane with us, and to see embarrassing screenshots of our old site designs.

Brandable Video Websites by SproutVideo

After many, many months of hard work at SproutVideo HQ, we are extremely excited to release our video website features as a part of our core platform offering. These easy-to-use, beautiful, and powerful video sites are now available at no extra cost with all our existing pricing plans for all our customers.

We added features, themes, and a fancy new way of designing a gorgeous, unique video website. Keep reading for an overview of the new video website features, including security and marketing tools, as well as more details on our new themes.

If you use Constant Contact, we have some great news for you! We just added their popular email marketing platform as our latest integration. Read on for further details on how to set it up and start sending leads to your list today.

New video marketing integration with Constant Contact

We’ve been on a roll with new feature announcements recently, and are not planning to stop anytime soon! For example, since December 2014, we launched our Video Site Theme Editor with three beautiful themes, IP Address Restriction and Single-Sign-On, the ability to replace a video, and two other video marketing integrations to boot. As our third integration to date, we just added support for Aweber, a popular email marketing service. Here are more details on our latest and greatest marketing integration:

New video marketing integration with Aweber

A number of people wrote in with requests for our next marketing platform integration, and Infusionsoft – a small business CRM plaform – emerged as a clear winner!

You can now use SproutVideo’s email capture feature to send leads directly to Infusionsoft. You can even tag your new leads with the video they watched, or an existing tag from your Infusionsoft account. Please read on for more details about our latest marketing platform integration.

New video marketing integration with Infusionsoft

Today, the SproutVideo team brings you one of our most popularly requested features – the ability to replace an existing video file without having to subsequently email new links, update embed codes, or setup video privacy settings all over again. Read on for more details about how this simple yet highly useful feature works, and how you can use it on our platform.

How to replace a video file hosted on SproutVideo

We are on a roll with new features this year, and are really excited to introduce two enterprise-level video security features. SproutVideo now offers IP Address restriction and single-sign-on (SSO) to help larger companies keep their extensive video libraries secure. Both of these new video security features are intended to be used in conjunction with our video websites feature, which we also upgraded recently. Keep reading for details on how to access and leverage these great new video privacy features to help keep your video content secure.

 

New Enterprise Video Security Features

 

 

New MailChimp integration for video marketing with SproutVideo

We were very busy over the holiday break! Today, we are introducing a great new feature that has been very popularly requested. You can now sync up our awesome email capture feature directly to a list in MailChimp. The best part is that requiring an email address to view a video is no longer solely tied to our video engagement metrics, meaning you can use this popular video marketing feature if you have a MailChimp account regardless of whether you have video engagement metrics enabled for your account. Read on for more details about this exciting new integration.

Video Website Theme Editor Hosted by SproutVideo

Today, we are very excited to release a powerful new site editing tool and some beautiful themes for our brandable video websites. These features have been a long time coming, and we’re thrilled to finally be able to show them off.

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