Add a Video Overlay to Your Short Videos

Learn how to add video overlays to further engage with your shoppers.

Once you have uploaded a short video, you are ready to engage with your shoppers via a Video Overlay

Adding a Video Overlay

  1. Select a short video then click Edit. In the edit screen, you should see the   "overlays" displayed on the right side of the video. overlay
  2. Select one of the following options:Screenshot 2024-03-26 at 4.05.06 PM
    1. Product card =  You can include product information for products included in your Firework store. The viewer can then add the product directly to their cart and purchase it all within this product card. 
    2. Link Button (CTA link) = This is one way to encourage your customers to interact with your video. Select from list of call to action in the drop-down menu. Insert a link in the Insert link field and then redirect the viewer to that URL.
    3. Poll =  Enter the poll question in the Your question here box followed by entering the answer choices in each Choice box (e.g., Choice 1, Choice 2). Click +Add Choice to add up to five total choices.
    4. Question card = Type in a question you want to ask the viewers and collect their responses. You can also toggle the Collect responder's email button to ON to prompt the viewer to enter their email address after answering your question. 

3. After selecting an overlay option and adding it, it will appear on the right side of the video. For instance, if you select the product overlay and add products to it, the overlay name and selected products will be displayed on the right side. The same goes for other overlay options as well.Screenshot 2024-03-26 at 3.59.30 PM

4. To remove the overlay, simply click on the delete icon.

5.Once your choice is made and updated, click Save & Update at the video level to show the video overlay. The selected products will be shown in the overview section.Screenshot 2024-03-26 at 4.31.19 PM