Monthly Archives: January 2012

How to put newsletter sign up forms in YouTube video

In this video, I'll show you how I put those nifty little newsletter sign up forms inside some of my videos. In fact, you can, if you want, even use a YouTube video as your source streaming media file. Here's how. Continue reading
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Easy Video Player (Client Version) – Getting Started

This is the first in a series of tutorials I'm producing for my clients in the (new) Rent My Video Player service offering. It shows the control panel and how to add, among other things, hotspot overlays and opt-in forms on YouTube videos! Continue reading
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Two Examples of How Creative Learning Design Spreads Inspiration

It seems to me that desire, passion and curiosity are the main ingredients for success in creative learning design. Here are two examples to inspire us. Continue reading
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How to add call to action buttons and opt in forms in your web video

What do you think you could do with a call to action button or opt in form INSIDE your web video or screencast? 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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What format should you use when you make video for the web?

In this video, I talk about the importance of optimizing your screencasts and videos for the web. This is especially important if you're self-hosting your videos on either your own server or on a service like Amazon's Web Services. Check out this post for some tips about making your videos web ready. Continue reading
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Stop! Before You Start Anything This Year, Get Your Fix.

Navigational fixes, mission statements, purpose statements and elevator pitches all have similarities. They help you keep focused on where you ARE compared to where you said you wanted to be. In this article, I included a free ebook you can download to help you or someone you know focus and articulate their own fix, or purpose statement. Continue reading
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