How to convert a Google Web Story to a Video

Jun 2, 2022 | , read

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Convert Google Web Stories into Creative Videos Using MakeStories

Most third-party platforms help to convert your videos into Google Web Stories. But with MakeStories, the reverse is possible too!

Convert Google Web Stories into Videos and Vice Versa

The video format has been at the forefront of content consumption by users. Google introduced a new content format 4 years ago in the form of Google Web Stories. Since then, brands have been hurrying to adapt to this new method of inbound marketing.

A study by Wyzowl suggests that 86% of people want more videos from brands. This format continues to dominate content strategies. Many third-party platforms allow you to convert videos into Google Web Stories. But what if you already have a great web story that would bring great success as a video? MakeStories provides you with an easy solution to do this!

Video content in demand – 93% of marketers claim increased brand awareness

In 2022, the need for custom content formats to match audience profiles is greater than ever. Your ideal customer profile could be spread across different mediums depending on the industry. For example, with Google Web Stories, only audiences that are present on Google will be able to consume the content. The same content could be repurposed for different social media platforms, in a video format.

The greatest advantage of creating Web Stories using MakeStories is that with the click of a button, you can convert them into a shareable video.

Advantages of creating Web Stories using MakeStories

Several other advantages of using MakeStories include:

1. Workspace Collaboration


Teamwork plays a crucial role in creative output. With this feature, each team member has access to the same file. This space helps the team eliminate long feedback chains and approval times. This makes the process faster of producing the final file.

2. Extensive Media Library


MakeStories provides you with exhaustive options of images and videos to choose from. This can help make your Web Stories stand out. You can choose an image or video for each slide to make it appealing on its own or you can collate them into a single video. We’ll talk more about how to do so soon.

3. Abundant Templates


This is a great feature for non-designers or beginners to use. There are many creative templates available and these get updated very often.

4. Publish Anywhere

These videos can be published directly on your website. They can even be used to publish on different social media platforms. MakeStories downloads the stories into a compiled video in an mp4 format.

Stepwise Guide to Convert Web Stories into Videos Using MakeStories

These simple steps can guide you to convert your Google Web Stories into eye-catching videos.

1. Create your Web Story


MakeStories is everything you need to create stunning, effective Web Stories. They bring together function and design in an easy to use free online editor. Unlike other Web Story Editors, MakeStories provides you with additional add ons besides fonts, animations, graphics etc. It gives you the option to add interactive elements like quizzes, polls, CTAs. The latest addition is the Tag Location feature. Here is a quick link to learn how to create web stories on MakeStories.

2. Publish Your Story


It’s time to publish your Web Stories now that you’ve finalised the visual elements. There are two ways of doing so. MakeStories makes it simple to publish your Web Stories straight to your website. The second option allows you to export your stories for use on other social media networks.

3. Export for Social Media


The next step is to select Export for Social Media from the drop-down menu. This will direct you to your collection of Web Stories in the form of an assembled video. Once chosen, your download will be queued for export. You may check the status of the download in the bottom right corner to see when it’s finished. You will also receive an email confirming the completion of your download.

4. Download Zip Folder


You should see a zip folder loaded at the bottom of your screen after the export process is finished. It’s the same as downloading a zip file.

5. Access the Zip Folder


The zip folder downloads your stories into two separate folders – images and videos. This allows the user to pick and select according to their needs. To get to your video, go to the video folder and click on it.

6. Your Video Is Ready!

video ready

You can choose individual slides and utilise them as a single video. You have the option of choosing the full story which is the assembled video.

It is that simple!

Here’s where you may try making your first video using MakeStories.

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