What is Screencasting?

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Screencasting is when you record a video of your computer screen, oftentimes for teaching or sharing ideas. Common examples of screencasts are onscreen tutorials , video lessons , or slideshare presentations. Here at TechSmith , we understand the power of screencasting.

What Online Video Platform is Most Popular for Screencasts?

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Our customers’ three most popular OVPs are YouTube, Vimeo, and Screencast , with YouTube by far being the most popular. Which online video platform is best for my screencasts? Screencast” refers to the free Screencast.

How to Record Your Desktop with Screencasting

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What is Screencasting? A screencast is a video recording of your computer screen, and usually includes audio. Screencasting is also referred to as video screen capture , and is a great way to teach or share ideas. Here at TechSmith , we understand the power of screencasting.

3 Eye-Catching Ways to Add Interactivity to Your Screencasts

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Software animated demonstrations – which more recently have come to be known as “screencasts”- have generated new interest as a promising learning tool. A comprehensive guide to selling more online courses and suceeding with your online business.

Using screencasting in training: What? Why? How?

Matrix

Raised on technology, their work and learning preferences are very different from those who came before them and adapting to their ways is the only way to ensure good results and business success. WHAT is screencasting? WHY screencast? HOW to screencast?

The 12 Days of Screencasting - On the Sixth Day.

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We're half way through our "12 days of Screencasting. Today's tip is from screencast expert and veteran Scott Skibell. On the sixth day of Screencasting, Scott Skibell gave to me. The object then appears to float over the screencast. Screencast Tips and Tricks 600 32 218

The 12 Days of Screencasting - On the Ninth Day.

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We have just a few days left in our "12 days of Screencasting" series. On the ninth day, screencasting expert and Camtasia trainer, Stewart Milton shares 9 of his tips for everything you need for screencasting from start to finish. Screencast Tips and Tricks 600 26 218 203

Screencast of the Week - Ian Ozsvald and ProCasts

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This week's Screencast of the Week comes to us from a professional screencaster, Ian Ozsvald of ProCasts ! I liked this screencast for several reasons. The audio quality is great on this screencast which is important as viewers are generally intolerant of poor audio.

The 12 Days of Screencasting - On the First Day.

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I thought it would be fun to make a more useful version of the traditional Christmas carol and change it to be "The 12 Days of Screencasting"! 12 expert Screencasters have shared their tips and screencasting advice with me. Screencast Tips and Tricks Wicked Cool 599 32 218

Make your Screencasts Pop in 3D!

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One of my favorite screencasters, Paolo Tosolini has shared his tips to make your screencasts stand out from the crowd! He helped make a screencast that had a ROI of $2.4 In this guest blog post, Paolo will share how to make your screencasts pop like they're in 3D!

Become Better at Screencasting: Tips from Anton Bollen

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This year at Screencast Camp , things were pretty low key for me until it actually started. If that wasn’t enough to keep me busy, during Friday night session planning, I was asked if I would put on a live episode of the Forge.

Screencast of the Week - Jay Bailey and RapidFire Video

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This week's Screencast of the Week has it all - mountains, roads, half-pipes and road rash! I heard from Jay Bailey of RapidFire Video recently about some of his recent screencasts. That makes his approach to screencasting very creative and fast paced!

Meet the judges for the Screencast Awards

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Steve is also the author of Get Seen: Online Video Secrets to Building Your Business (New Rules Social Media Series) You can also catch Steve at Stevegarfield.com and Stevegarfield.tv. You can find Scott at SkillCasting.com , where he provide reviews and how to information about screencasting.

10 Helpful Types of Video for Business

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Using video for business is no longer an upcoming trend–it’s the norm. Business Insider reports that consumers will spend 84 minutes each day watching online video in 2020. Screencast video. A screencast video is simply a recording of your computer screen.

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My First 10 Screenr Video Tips and how other Screencasters use the Service

mLearning Revolution

Since posting 10 Things I love about Screenr.com , I have been recording my own screencasts almost daily as a way to stay creative by sharing tips on some of my favorite utilities, apps and browser extensions that help me stay productive. Screenr , Screencasts , Twitter , Tips.

Screencast of the Week - Tom Green Bends Flash Video

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This week's Screencast of the Week comes from the wonderful Mr. Tom Green. Tom made a screencast for Layers Magazine - The How-To Magazine For Everything Adobe about 'Bending Flash Video in After Effects'. Congrats on being this week's Screencast of the Week, Tom!

“It’s Like Writing a Play:” Make Screencasts Painless with Storyboards, Scripts

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Screencasting is daunting—it’s no secret. Whether creating training videos for professional use or marketing videos to share business concepts infused with a little fun, John and his team have worked to standardize their videos.

Using Screencasts to Create High-Converting Sales Proposals

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Most busy professionals don’t take time to read a long proposal, but they will take ten minutes out of their day to watch a quick video walk-through. If you’re interested in trying out video proposals for your business, download our free trial of Snagit and get started today. The post Using Screencasts to Create High-Converting Sales Proposals appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Delivering a proposal to a potential client is the beginning of a long, stressful waiting game.

How to Win with Video for Small Businesses

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Screencasts can be fantastic marketing content for small businesses—they’re cheap, easy to do and can provide a great return on investment. A brilliant example of this is the WordPress Guide to Small Businesses. So what are the benefits of the screencast format?

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Camtasia Small Business Test Drive: Week 2

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We're turning the corner to the second week of the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive ! This week each business created their first (or in some cases, second or third) screencast and sent us an exmaple. Our screencasts tend to be done in takes.

Camtasia Small Business Test Drive: Week 3

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It's the third week of the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive ! This week each business gave us their persepctive on how things were going with Camtasia today versus during the first week. Have you thought of new ways you might use screencasting in your business?

Camtasia Small Business Test Drive: Loudpixel, Week 4

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In the final week of the Camtasia test drive, Loudpixel Co-Founder Allie Siarto reflected back on their month of screencasting. Using Camtasia for screencasting really got us thinking about how we can improve our processes and communications.

24 Screencasts About Snagit in 24 Hours. Starts Now!

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It's time to kick off our marathon of 24 Screencasts about Snagit in 24 hours! Tiffany Wood, the Snagit Product Manager, is the host of the videos so you'll see her in most of the screencasts we make. Here we go! Tune in live here. And, we will also have a chat room going in there as well. And, you can follow us on Twitter as well @techsmith and @betsyweber. We'll be giving some fun prizes throughout the day too!

Introducing.the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive!

TechSmith Camtasia

We're excited to introduce a fun new project we're working on this month--the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive! Each week, they will share the experience with us through written responses, screencasts, photos and video. What challenges do you face as a business?

Video - Screencast - Webinar - Best of eLearning Learning

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How to Use This Free Screencasting Tool for E-Learning , August 25, 2009. Social media use by universities and businesses , August 22, 2009. Screencast (9). How to Use This Free Screencasting Tool for E-Learning , August 25, 2009. Camtasia - Screencast - Best of eLearning Learning , August 24, 2009. Social media use by universities and businesses , August 22, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. August 21, 2009 to August 28, 2009.

Camtasia Small Business Drive: Netvantage, Week 4

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In the final week of the Camtasia test drive, Netvantage Co-Founder Adam Henige reflected back on their month of screencasting. In the future we'll walk through specific tools and strategies for increasing Google rankings specific to businesses in regional niches.

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Shaping Social Business Ecosystems as Learnscapes - Skilful Minds , August 18, 2009. Screencast (8). Best of eLearning Learning. August 14, 2009 to August 21, 2009. Upcoming Events. Models for Learning in a New World Tuesday, August 25, 2009. 7 Engaging Tactics and 7 Essentials Tools for Virtual Classrooms Thursday, August 27, 2009. Facilitating Informal Learning With Your Social Learning System Friday, September 04, 2009. Featured Sources.

Camtasia Small Business Test Drive: Gravity Works, Week 4

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In the final week of the Camtasia test drive, Lauren Colton, Information Architect and Editor at Gravity Works Design & Development, reflected back on their month of screencasting.

Loudpixel: Working in a Virtual Business Environment

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In the beginning of the year, TechSmith conducted a Small Business Test Drive, inviting four businesses to test Camtasia in their business setting for four weeks. Camtasia comes in handy with these long-distance customers and allows me to conduct virtual business with ease.

ScreencastCamper Profiles: Shannon Sellars and Erin Klein

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This time around, we spoke with Shannon Sellars and Erin Klein about their screencasting work and what they hope to learn from/contribute to ScreencastCamp. An interview with Shannon: What are some things you use screencasting for? What tools do you use to screencast?

The Building Blocks of Technology-Enabled Learning

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Screencasts. Being a big believer in Technology Enabled Learning, Bryant seeks to create awareness, motivate adoption and engage organizations and people in the changing business of education.

Using A Webcam

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Visuals are a necessary aspect of screencasting; however, it might help to put a face to your voice. By showing your face in a screencast, viewers can connect with you more easily and possibly understand your video content better. Tips & How To''s camtasia Screencasting webcam

Using A Webcam

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Visuals are a necessary aspect of screencasting; however, it might help to put a face to your voice. By showing your face in a screencast, viewers can connect with you more easily and possibly understand your video content better. Tips & How To''s camtasia Screencasting webcam

ScreencastCamper Profiles: Aaron Gulyas and Cathy Nagle-Ervin

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To do so, we’ve interviewed some ScreencastCamp veterans along with a few newbies to get a better sense of commonalities and differences in the work that our fellow screencasters do… and to find out random facts about them that are just plain fun to know! Primarily for business purposes.

ScreencastCamper Profiles 2013: #ladygeeks Shari Sloane and Katie Regan

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She is presently passionate about iOS, gadgets, social networking for small businesses and educational technology. How did you discover the magic of screencasting? But I first discovered Screencasting while teaching SmartBoard PD.

Forge Guest Anum Hussain from Hubspot, Mischief with Snagit, and Recording Skype calls

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Anum Hussain, a member of the content marketing juggernaut that is HubSpot , will shared ideas for how to grow your business by creating and giving away useful content. The Forge Screencasting Snagit Video

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Tune in LIVE to 48 in 24: Tips, interviews, behind the scenes

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We’re locking ourselves into the studio for 24 hours straight, to record 48 interviews that will help you become a better screencaster and visual communicator…and will give you an inside look at the people who make the magic at TechSmith. Designer, trainer and screencaster.