Tag Archives: video

How to fix video stutter and buffering problems. Where do you host non-public videos?

One of the big problems with self-hosted videos is that video buffering problems or video stuttter are common issues... they can make your audience click away. Here's how to fix it. Continue reading
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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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7 Pillars For Creating Great Video Screencasts

"Creating All Lively Content is Easy if you Search and Share." Don't get too hung up on my poetry. The main thing to remember is the list of seven pillars for creating great video screencasts... Continue reading
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Facebook’s ‘something awesome’ is Skype integration

Facebook set some high expectations earlier this week when Mark Zuckerberg announced to reporters that they would be announcing "something awesome" today. Turns out, it's Skype. Continue reading
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The poor man’s wireless microphone: How to use a digital voice recorder as a walkaround microphone

By the way, while you're here, download the free mini-course and other freebies. Well, okay, maybe the title's "poor man" reference is a bit of a misnomer.  I mean, to the extent that an iPhone can be considered a "poor … 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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