Create HD Screencast Videos in 4 Easy Steps

Howard Lynch, Teaching you to get results

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8 Videos (32m)
    • Introduction Softwares Overview

      2:20
    • fundamentals

      4:17
    • EZVID

      7:21
    • Jing

      3:37
    • CamStudio

      2:59
    • BB Screen Recorder

      4:27
    • Checklist

      2:24
    • Audacity Last Version

      4:43

About This Class

In this course,I will teach you which free softwares to use, and how you can use them to shorten your learning curve, and start creating video content right away.

In this course, you will learn :

  • The fundamentals to a good video.
  • How to apply these fundamentals and how to go pro from the very start.
  • How to make sure you don't make the beginner's most frequent mistakes.
  • How to actually record your audio and your videos, the easy way.
  • How to do this using only free resources.

Enroll now and let's get started!

With portable and traditional video cameras and video capturing technologies being discussed as the way to create videos, many small business marketers are not aware of the other types of video production tools that are available to enhance their video marketing, namely screencasting software. But what exactly is screencasting?

Screencasting is a process of creating interactive demonstrations and software simulations by capturing a series of screenshots of any running software application. The screencasting software (like a video camera) records all your software actions and instantly creates a simulation or screencast in a movie like format. Just as a screenshot is a picture of a user's desktop screen, a screencast is essentially a recorded movie of the actions a user executes on his or her desktop (while viewed on the monitor) within a given time frame.

These screencast movies can be exported in a variety of formats like Flash Video, Windows Media, AVI, QuickTime or MPEG-4, a desirable format, in case you want to distribute your screencast on a portable device like an iPod or a cell phone which is an option a small business marketer should not ignore as marketing statistics show that 42% of mobile users accessed the internet through their mobile devices in 2009, according to eMarketer. These formats are widely supported so you may easily import screencasts into any video editing software for more advanced editing or these video editing tools are included in sophisticated screencasting software such as Camtasia Studio for Windows, or now Camtasia for Mac, which allows you to incorporate images, audio and other video files into your screencast.

Screencasts can be used for describing software features, or reporting bugs, great tools if you are a software developer. However, there are a host of other uses for this software. Some of the most popular uses are to create training videos, to create corporate in house interactive e-learning videos for internal employees, on demand web presentations, marketing demos and how-to screencasts.

Some small business marketers have difficulty envisioning the benefits of purchasing this type of software, so we will use the example of a social media marketer (in this case a female) and how she can use this video production tool. Suppose a social media marketer has developed great ideas on social media sites like Facebook or Linked In. She has several clients that are desperate for her advice but they are not as technically savvy as she is, using screencasting software she can take screenshots (a single page of her desktop screen created into an image) to add to a how-to blog post and post on her website to answer her client's questions. If she chooses to, she then can create a screencast to provide a how-to video and make it available on her blog. In addition, she can further monetize her abilities by creating a detailed screencast training program that is available only to paid subscribers. This is just one isolated example of how this software can enhance a small business marketer's value to his or her clients using screencasting video tools and there are many more.

While screencasting software might not be applicable to every small business, it certainly has powerful tools to enhance website content and should be a part of most small businesses video marketing mix.

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#1 HOWARD LYNCH

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Hello everyone! I am a junior internet marketer. I specialize in selling ebooks and producing videos. I wish to share what I have learned and connect with internet marketers. I will answer any questions regarding internet marketing, so don't hesitate to contact me and I will get back to you in no time. 

With my partner Antoine Lelievre, we work hard to bring you high quality comprehensive information. 

I am capable of teaching: 

  1. Ebook sales and marketing
  2. Affiliate Marketing
  3. Product creation
  4. Freelancing and content creation

Je parle également français -n'hésitez pas à me contacter! 

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#2 JOHN NKUME

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I am Sharing my Skills & Secrets in 4 Classes!

1. Pimp Your Social Media Page Series: #1  #2  #3

2. Internet Marketing Series: #1

3. Website Design Series: Coming soon

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Hi Guys! I am an Economic research analyst by profession currently working at Deloitte South Africa. Besides my day job, I am an affiliate marketer and netpreneur. I am always looking for ways to monetize content and grow my online business. Here is the complete list of all my the Skillshare classes I teach:

In my quest to build my online business I have learnt quite a lot and I would like to share what I have learnt so far with people starting out in their online business journey and need some direction.

Long story cut short, learning to make money online is an overwhelming process and I would like to make the process easier and less daunting for people by giving them learning shortcuts and pointing them in the right direction to get started and minimize their learning costs.

From my experience I am able to teach people

Affiliate marketing
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Photo and Video Editing
Internet research methods for content creation
Advanced Microsoft Excel
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You can ask me anything on the above topics and I will try my best to help.

I always look forward to connecting with both experienced and newbie netpreneurs/affiliate marketers. Feel free to connect with me on Facebook and Twitter.

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Ive always had a nack for teaching and so Ive finally decided to join Skillshare and SHARE what I know and learned over the years.

Here youll find real world Internet Marketing tips, tricks and how to's and maybe even a few Life Hacks. My formal training was in Education, but in my life Ive been a corporate operations auditor, a successful small business owner, and now an internet marketer.

In the end.. its all about results and I want to see all of my students get the results that they are looking for.

Im here to answer any questions you have and help you along the way as much as I can. Be sure to reach out and introduce yourself!

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