Snapchat—How to Create On Demand Geofilters

Snapchat is a fun messaging application for sharing moments. You can take a photo or a video, add a caption or doodle, and send it to a friend or add it to your Story to share with some or all of your friends. Friends can view Snaps for up to 10 seconds, and then it disappears.    … [Read more...]

4,000 YouTube Subscribers!

A quick "Thank You" to all of our fans and viewers who have trusted us to help them with their video production challenges. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUkzqesuYuA … [Read more...]

A How to Guide for the New Facebook Cover Photos

Facebook introduced a major change for business pages that gives you more control over the look and feel of your company's page. The new page layout helps you interact more easily with your Facebook fans, enabling enhanced graphics, the capability to feature posts, and private messages with … [Read more...]

How to format your video for iBooks

Apple recently released iBooks Author, a free software to allow you to self-publish books to the iBooks store for viewing on the Apple iPad.  In this tutorial I show you how to format your video for Apple iBooks using Apple's Quicktime X which is a built in feature of Apple's Snow Leopard or Lion … [Read more...]

Free tools to give a virtual video presentation

I sometimes get asked to present about various news and multimedia topics at schools, colleges, and conferences. I of course prefer to speak in person. There’s nothing like seeing the people you’re talking to up close, and answering their questions. A remote video presentation, however is a great … [Read more...]

Getting Started with SMART Notebook software (live annotations)

[wlm_loginform] [Members only video] There are times when you really need to get a point across to your class or audience and you don't want to use a laser pointer or point to the screen.  I created a brief tutorial using SMART Notebook software to show you how to add annotations while giving … [Read more...]

Kyte.tv to end free service

I'm a big fan of mobile video production and have been experimenting and using apps ever since I got my iPhone 3Gs a couple of years ago. There are plenty of options out there as far as apps go, but one of my favorite sites is Kyte.tv. I have more than 350 videos archived on the site and enjoy … [Read more...]

How to use Skype with Join.me

Have you ever wanted to share screens with someone? Perhaps a friend needed to trouble shoot a problem you were having with your computer, or maybe you wanted to invite a group to watch something you produced on your PC or Mac. There's a site that makes screen sharing a breeze. It's called … [Read more...]

how to use video on Google+ create a hangout

Google just may have hit a home run with Google+. After failed attempts like Google Wave, and Buzz, I'm finding more and more influencers, and colleagues on the site who are exploring the features, sharing content, and talking. On the video side, the feature that many people are excited about … [Read more...]

How to get started with Google+ aka Google Plus

So, if you haven't heard Google has unveiled it's Facebook killer. It's a slick, simple to use social community called Google+. It integrates with all of Google's applications, and makes networking with colleagues, and friends a breeze. I just got invited and haven't been able to dig deep, … [Read more...]

Twitter: How to automate using Twitterfeed

If you use Twitter, you may have noticed how important it is to feed your audience with a constant flow of information that relates to your brand. It can be a challenge though to always share links with your network. If you have a blog for example, you'll probably want to send out a tweet when … [Read more...]

YouTube: How to create annotations

If you upload videos to YouTube, this tutorial is for you. In addition to creating your own online channel, YouTube has several features to help you increase the interactivity or your videos. One of the main features are annotations. Annotations are text, links, and other features that can be … [Read more...]