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Why Intros are Necessary for Your Video

Why Intros are Necessary for Your Video

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14 Aug 2018

What is an intro? Like people introduce themselves when talking to new people, the same way the videos should have an intro to present your company or brand.

Intros make the videos more professional, modern, and memorable.

Besides, it’s a great way to make a good first impression. If you’ve been making videos without an intro, it’s the high time to start.

Why? The major reasons are mentioned below:


  1. An intro shows that you have a brand

Having a brand gives more credibility to you and your product/service. Even if you have only one product yet, it doesn’t matter, give it a name. This way people will easily remember you and won’t call you, for example, “the soap girl/boy”. Funny, right? So, have a brand and present it to people with the help of an amazing intro.


  1. You know how important the first impression is, don't you?

They say: “You will never get a second chance to make a first impression.” Let’s use our one and only chance to make our first impression in the best possible way. What do we need for it? The answer is simple - an intro. People will see how professional you are and how committed you are to your work and brand. This is what you need, isn’t it?


  1. Have you ever seen a stellar video that doesn’t have an intro?

Simply search for your favorite brand video on YouTube and watch. I bet you haven’t seen and won’t see a video of a brand that doesn’t have an intro.


Here are a few examples of how some YouTubers use intros to promote their channel and look professional: 

Epic Rap Battles of History is one of the most successful YouTube series of all time. They pick two figures from literary everywhere let it be history, politics, a movie, a cartoon, etc.  and make a battle between them. Just imagine Barack Obama battling against Mitt Romney telling each other whatever they would not tell in real life.


CrashCourse is a channel on youtube that covers a diversity of topics from Astronomy to US history, from Anatomy to Psychology. Various witty hosts present different topics in such an engaging way that it makes watching the videos fun. Now, they have more than 700 mln views. By the way, one of its co-creators is John Green, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of “The Fault in Our Stars”. 

Yuya is a Mexican beauty vlogger and YouTuber. In 2017, she was the 27th most popular YouTuber in the world with over 19 million subscribers. In 2015, Yuya earned an estimated $41,000 per month. She became so popular with her vlogs that she published two books and released a perfume and makeup collection. With this popularity, she still uses intros at the beginning of her videos. Have a look.

All of us have watched at least one TED talk in our life. They are influential videos where many experts share their ideas on different topics. TED began in 1984 and today covers almost all topics from Science to Business and Global issues in more than 100 languages. Meanwhile, TEDx events, which are held independently, help share ideas in communities around the world. And, all their videos have intros, which are quite impressive, by the way.

You’ve probably watched at least one of the series of The Annoying Orange. It’s created by Dane Boe, who began making videos with his 8mm camcorder as a teenager and later founded the company Gagfilms in 2005, also uses intros for his world-famous comedy web series.

Now, it's your turn to make professional videos with catchy intros.

Check out our latest intro templates below:


  1. Enigmatic Smoke Logo Reveal

Create an enchanting logo animation to thrill your audience with the beauty and mystery of your brandmark. Highlight your logo with Enigmatic Smoke Logo Reveal.

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  1. Metallic Cube Logo Reveal

Impress your audience with a powerful realistic 3D animation. Upload your logo and get a professional logo animation in a few minutes.

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  1. Rubik's Cube Logo Reveal

Remember the most wanted childhood toy? Turn your favorite toy into a logo animation with Rubik's Cube Logo Reveal. Let's solve the puzzle.

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  1. Color Splash Logo Reveal

Stand out. Shine. Be positive and color up your company's logo with the joyful Color Splash Logo Reveal! Simply upload your logo and get a professional animation in a few minutes.

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  1. Glitch Colorized Logo Reveal

Introduce your personal or company projects, intros, outros, promos, YouTube channels with the Glitch Colorized Logo Reveal template. Create a 9-second ultramodern opener within a few minutes by just uploading your logo.

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Feel free to improvise and present your brand in a unique way. You can keep it short and add a custom music or a sound. And, in case you need some inspiration, you can check our library of intro templates with ready-made intros and use them to create yours.

If you can’t figure out how to edit the templates, here’s our tutorial.

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