Share your research with videos

Extend the reach and visibility of your research by creating a Video Byte or Video Abstract. Turn your findings into an engaging and accessible overview that’s perfect for sharing on websites and social media


What are Video Abstracts and Video Bytes?

Video Bytes

Ideal for reaching lay audiences

A Video Byte is 1-minute overview of your work and how it impacts society.

Video Abstracts

Ideal for reaching scientifically literate audiences

A Video Abstract is a 2- to 3-minute animated video that briefly explains your methods, findings, and contribution to your field.


Why use video to promote your article?

Videos have proven impact on article usage metrics. We recently completed an analysis to compare key article usage metrics of articles with a Video Abstract or Video Byte against the average metric values of articles that published in the same issue.


Articles with a video averaged:


  • 447% higher Altmetric Attention scores
  • 111% higher full text views on Wiley Online Library

How to use video to promote your research?

You can include your video in most of your article promotion efforts.


  • Share it on your social media channels (and ask your department or institution to share it on theirs)
  • Include it on your personal website and Kudos publication details
  • Include it in a SlideShare about your article
  • Use it in conference presentations
  • Email it to colleagues and peers
  • Send it to your local press office
  • Link to it from future grant applications

Visit our Promotional Toolkit page for more best practice recommendations on promoting your research.


What's the difference between a Video Byte and a Video Abstract?

Video Bytes

Video Abstracts

A 1-minute overview of your work and how it impacts society.

A 2- to 3-minute animated video that briefly explains your methods, findings, and contribution to your field.

Ideal for reaching lay audiences

Ideal for reaching scientifically literate audiences

Turnaround time: 2 weeks

Turnaround time: 3-4 weeks

Price: $500

Price: $1,750

Video Features

Images and footage

Images and footage

Music

Music (on request)

 

Custom animation

 

Inclusion of journal logo

(participating journals only)

 

Voiceover

Video Production Process

Guided process to help you create compelling text

Professional script writing based on your manuscript

Video Promotion and Resources

NEW! Posting alongside your article on Wiley Online Library

NEW! Posting alongside your article on Wiley Online Library

Posted on Wiley’s YouTube channel

Posted on Wiley’s YouTube channel

Posted on BrightCove and Vimeo

Posted on BrightCove and Vimeo

Posted in journal’s video gallery

(participating journals only)

Posted in journal’s video gallery

(participating journals only)

May be posted on Wiley and Research Square’s social media channels: Facebook, Twitter, WeChat, and Weibo, as appropriate

May be posted on Wiley and Research Square’s social media channels: Facebook and Weibo, as appropriate

 

Detailed brief with tips and resources to help you maximize the reach of your video

 

Slide deck of stills from your video for use in presentations or posters

Get a Video Byte

Get a Video Abstract


How are videos created?

Videos are created by Research Square. Every video is matched to a scientific writer with graduate level training from top research universities. Under their guidance, a team of experienced video creators will bring your research to life.


For Video Bytes, your scientific writer will guide you through the process of drafting a compelling video script that will be turned into your final Video Byte.


For Video Abstracts, your scientific writer will create a professional script based on your manuscript and will ask you to provide feedback and final approval on the script for your video, ensuring that you’re involved with production from beginning to end.


To understand the full process for video creation, check out our Video Bytes and Video Abstracts Workflow PDFs.