Back in December 2010 we posted a series, The 12 Days of Screencasting, where each day we asked a guest blogger to provide a valuable tip on screencasting. As we looked back, we realized that the information included in that series is still quite relevant and we should share it with you again! Enjoy!
|On the First Day…||Demo Girl Molly McDonald talks about timing in screencasts, and we give away the “Jing Love” song.|
|On the Second Day…||Ian Ozsvald talks about just getting out there and giving it a shot!|
|On the Third Day…||Gary Short gives three great tips on sound: 1) write a script, 2) get some good hardware (USB microphone) 3) don’t forget to select the USB mic in the options!|
|On the Fourth Day…||Sean Carruthers talks about being prepared, making bullet points, and rehearsals.|
|On the Fifth Day…||Alan Lepofsky talks about recording audio and video separately.|
|On the Sixth Day…||Scott Skibell talks about using transparent images to add professionalism and making your screencasts stand out.|
|On the Seventh Day…||Tom Crawford talks about rehearsal preparing what you want to show at different stages of completion.|
|On the Eighth Day…||Andy Walker talks about visualizing real humans while recording so that you can connect with your audience.|
|On the Ninth Day…||Stewart Milton from BlueOrange Consulting talks about PREPP (Plan, Record, Edit, Produce, Promote and Evaluate).|
|On the Tenth Day…||Daniel Park of dappertext LLC talks about trimming bulk off your screencast so that it’s not overly long.|
|On the Eleventh Day…||Tom Johnson talks about recording using proper dimensions.|
|On the Twelfth Day…||Axel Becker shares his tips about voice training in a screencast.|
We hope you enjoyed reviewing the valuable screencasting tips from these posts. Please feel free to comment below if you have other screencasting concepts that you want to learn more about! We are always looking for ideas for future blog posts.