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Svidbuild is a cloud-based, online video platform, providing small businesses with tools to create their own video adverts.
Partnering with global content providers Getty, iStock and Storyblocks, vidbuild not only provides editing tools, but millions of visual and audio clips to choose from.
Films can be customised with logos and messaging to give them a more personal touch. After 25 years in the media industry, CEO Steven Lloyd-Barlow saw a gap in the market for small business video assistance.
There are no restrictions for customers in different regions, countries and languages and no software download is required.
Head of marketing Shelley Grierson said: “There are certainly other video editors and media libraries online but vidbuild not only combines these two elements, but it also incorporates the ability to upload and use your own media assets in your adverts.”
Starting in 2017, vidbuild already has clients in the UK, Europe, USA, Asia and New Zealand. All customer reviews have been five-star so far, and staff respond to customer messages within a matter of minutes.
In the next few years, vidbuild aims to get more than 250 paid subscribers and break the international non-English speaking market. The company is also in talks with Google for Education about beginning a partnership. This would involve giving students on certain programmes access to vidbuild for content production.
Shelley added: “Five years worth of market research was undertaken and we have a very clear idea of the future development of the business and how we can continue shaping vidbuild.”