Turn Powerpoint Presentations Into Videos

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Hey my fellow Rainers!

I came across a great freebie the other day and thought it would be perfect to post here to help my colleagues out. It's called E.M. Free PowerPoint Video Converter

We all have varying ways to present ourselves during listing presentations. Some of us have a brag book, some of us just give straight CMA's, and some of us are just born naturals who go in there and nail it every time with nothing more than a smile and a handshake.

For those of us who need some extra tools to secure that listing, here's a freebie that can convert a Powerpoint slide show into a movie file that can be played with I-Tunes or Windows Media Player. Actually there are many other avenues you can utilize this freebie, but those are the two most popular programs that any PC or MAC user has access to.

It's very easy to use, takes only a few minutes to get started and the results are pretty good.

I hope whoever reads this blog, will check it out and share with everyone how they're using it (or considering using it) to help their Real Estate business.


E.M. Free Powerpoint - Video Converter



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Michael Eisenberg
eXp Realty - Bellingham, WA
Bellingham Real Estate Guy

Sounds good, though I don't really use power point much, but I'll keep it in mind

Sep 24, 2008 02:10 PM #1
Tim Monciref - Austin, TX
Over 2,000 homes sold…..

One of the areas we tend to stray is where the focus of the listing presentation should be.   Over the years, I have learned that I need to be careful about adding too much fluff and not substance, especially with higher end homes.  It is very easy to get caught up in the next best listing presentation, but the bottom line is the presentation of you.  The listing is not won by the most impressive presentation package, it is one by the most impressive presentation.  There is a huge difference.  A realtor friend of mine who consistantly produced over $20mm a year in Austin has never made a written listing presentation.  Though I do not have the personality to pull this off as she has done, it is always a reminder that the presentation is about me....and not the fluff.

Sep 24, 2008 02:13 PM #2
Richard Byron Smith, NMLS #184479
Mortgage Loan Officer, Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation NMLS #2289 - Chattanooga, TN
Mortgage Loan Officer

I do use power point, and really like it. I am excited to be able to convert it to a movie. Will check it out tonight.

About listing presentations. I am not a real estate agent, but a successful local broker was reviewing their successful training program with me Tuesday.

His listing presentation was all about building the relationship and about the seller. It made sense to me, and power point would seem to be a useful tool in preparing customized presentations.

Possible feature post here. :)



Sep 24, 2008 02:32 PM #3
Antonio & Alexia Cardenas
Alameda County - San Leandro, CA. - San Leandro, CA
"The Realtors In Motion"

craig, if you were able to turn your power point presentation into a video, I would have loved to have seen it included here with your post. That way we all could tell how it shows. It is an idea, but I think I'll try it. Thank you for sharing.


Antonio & Alexia Cardenas, "The Realtors In Motion" www.ListedByAntonio.com

Sep 24, 2008 02:46 PM #4
Sergio Rebollo Jr.
Real Estate TeamMates - Miami, FL

Great tip Craig!!!  I post my property videos on YouTube and this would be the perfect tool to create a powerful powerpoint message that can be converted to video.  as I am typing more and more ideas of how to use this media are running through my head. :)

Sep 24, 2008 02:48 PM #5
Jimmy McCall
JimmyMcCall.com - Cunningham, TN
The Ex-Mortgage Consultant

Craig,  Thank you so much for posting this information.  I was thinking about converting powerpoint to video this past weekend, but didn't pursue it.  Now I have a direction.

Sep 24, 2008 02:49 PM #6
LS Rogers Realty
LS Rogers Realty - Richardson, TX

This is great. Thanks for sharing. I've been meaning to look into sprucing up my listing presentation with powerpoint. Your timing is perfect.

Sep 24, 2008 03:03 PM #7
Terri Adams-Scott
J. Rockcliff, REALTORS - Walnut Creek, CA
Realtor, Walnut Creek CA Real Estate

Craig...thanks for the post and information.  I use PowerPoint for my listing presentations and insert video files as part of the presentation (like our company commercial and a sample of my home video tours).  I already use a video editing program that allows me to import any or all powerpoint slides, but I can see where this new little tool gives me another alternative.  I'll check it out!  Thanks!

Sep 25, 2008 01:42 AM #8
Eleanor Thorne
Equity Resources - Cary, NC
Equity Resources 919-649-5058

Love the power of FREE!  Thanks for a great tool!

Sep 25, 2008 02:14 AM #9
Linda Jandura
Raleigh Cary Realty - Apex, NC
Realtor, North Carolina Buyer & Seller Specialist

Craig, you're well on your way to visiting every web site on the net. I'm going to try this one now and see what I come up with.


Sep 25, 2008 04:04 AM #10
Jerome (Jerry) Donahue
Prudential McHugh Realty - Maple Shade, NJ

Very usefull tool Thanks

Sep 25, 2008 11:00 AM #11
Keller Williams Select Realtors-Buy a home in Washington DC. Sell a home in Washington DC - Bowie, MD
I don't make promises.I deliver results.SOLD HOMES

Love freebies. I am definitely going to check out this product. Thanks for sharing this freebie Craig. Great post.

Sep 25, 2008 02:01 PM #12
Scott Hoen
TitleCapture.com - Carson City, NV
VP, Marketing Systems & Sales Tech, 714-270-9607

Thanks for the tip -- will check it out -- Powerpoint can have voice recorded with it so this should work for posting on my site for training purposes -- thanks

Sep 26, 2008 07:16 PM #14
Bonita Malone
Better Homes and Gardens Mason-McDuffie Real Estate - Sacramento, CA

Great post. I will put it in my toolbox for future Powerpoint presentations!

Sep 29, 2008 05:41 AM #15
Ryan Hukill - Edmond
ShowMeOKC Real Estate Pros of KW Elite - Edmond, OK
Realtor, Team Lead

Craig, glad I stumbled across this post of yours.  I've been looking for a tool like this, so thanks for sharing.

Nov 16, 2008 04:02 PM #16
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