Tag Archives: video-blogging

The YouTube Annotations Video Revisited – Video Optimization Analysis

On the recommendation of a friend, I took the opportunity to review James Wedmore's YouTube video traffic course. Here's what I have to say about it after having taken a look at the video optimization module. Continue reading
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How to encode video and screencasts optimally for the web – Part 2

In this screencast I show the absolute minimum settings you need to make in the free Handbrake software so that your self-hosted web videos are compatible with virtually all platforms. Continue reading
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Camtasia Isn’t Just For Screencasting

If you've followed my posts for a while, then you know I'm a fan of Techsmith's Camtasia screencasting software.  Camtasia has traditionally been a tool for creating screencasts -- that's a video recording of whatever you can get your computer … Continue reading
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YouTube and Beyond (Part 5 – Web Video Production Workflow)

I'm multi-tasking like crazy to get out the door on the way to the BlogWorld Expo in a few minutes.  But, before I head out the door, I wanted to make sure and get this last segment in the YouTube and Beyond … Continue reading
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Is Video In an Idea-Sharing Meeting Appropriate?

I sat with some friends at lunch yesterday right after our Social Media Mastermind Roundtable meeting. We got on to the topic of videos and live blogging in mixed company.  I voiced an observation to my friend, Eric, that I … Continue reading
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Testimonial Videos – Simple Equipment, Simple Questions

Equipment Above is a testimonials video I created recently for a non-profit professional association. It's very easy to create one of these.  The equipment I used during the shoot included the following: Camera setup (about $800 a year-and-a-half ago.  But, … Continue reading
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