How To Record Screencast with QuickTime Player X

You get a bonus with this recipe. Not only will you learn how to use QuickTime Player X to record a screencast, but you will also get a quick review of three great sites that will help you in your video adventures. First, take a look at the video below. It is a brief overview of a few sites that … [Read more...]

How to record audio on your computer using QuickTime

If you click on "File," you'll notice a few bonus features that allow you to record media. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to record an audio clip with QuickTime Player. To record the best sounding audio, you should invest in a USB mic at a minimum. There are variety of mics to consider, so do … [Read more...]

Tips for creating a video background or set

Far too many vloggers fail to design a background or set that reflects their brand or the subject of their video content. The set is important because it will give your videos a professional look when done right, and it will add a consistent look to your videos. Here are some basic tips: 1. … [Read more...]

What is a jump cut vlog?

A jump cut can be a good or bad thing in a video depending upon how it is used, and the purpose. What exactly is a jump cut? It's a jarring edit of two similarly framed shots. Wikipedia also has a nice definition (if you trust the source). Some vloggers use jump cuts extensively, while others … [Read more...]

How to speak well on camera

It looks so easy to be on camera talent doesn't it? Professionals are collected, smooth, and are really master communicators. It takes a bit of swag, practice, and poise to do it right. If you've ever wanted to be on camera talent, or if you've recorded yourself and you'd like to step it … [Read more...]

WVC Vlog: How to find TV news job

Have you ever wondered how you go about getting a job in the media, more specifically, the news? In this video you'll learn how I got my start in the broadcast news business, and I share some insights if you're on the job hunt. I talk about a resume or demo tape in the video above. You … [Read more...]

Interview with SimpleVloggingTips.com

When I left the news business full-time in 2006, I found it very empowering to be able to create independent videos, and share the content online. Nowadays, amateurs and professionals alike can not only create content, but teach, and empower others. Social media allows us to connect in amazing … [Read more...]

How to record a Webcam video with FCPX (how to start a vlog)

Just about everyone knows what a vlog is these days. If you're not familiar with the term, vlog is short for video blog, and it's a simple way to share your personal thoughts, experiences, or share your expertise with your online audience. Even a basic video with great information can help you … [Read more...]

How to make money with online videos – Gideon Shalwick Interview Pt. 1

If you haven't heard of Gideon Shalwick, you're missing out on a gold mine of knowledge when it comes to creating income from online videos. Gideon is an online video marketer, and he's good at it. What does that mean? Well, to put it simply, he's in the business of using videos to generate leads … [Read more...]

How to record a voice over in Final Cut Pro X

#FCPX In the past, I normally would record my voice overs in Sound Track Pro, or even Garage Band, and would then audio edit inside the respective software, before exporting the narration file to either FCP 7, or Premier Pro. I'll go into my audio set up in another tutorial, but if you're … [Read more...]