Friday, June 04, 2010

HOW TO: Make a Great How-To Video

This should be useful for digital storytelling
HOW TO: Make a Great How-To Video
If a picture speaks a thousand words, then a video certainly adds a good few more on top of that. One area in which video is invaluable is the “how-to” instructional that takes a diagram, recipe, or list of steps and brings the topic to life.
A bad how-to isn’t worth the pixels it’s rendered with, so we quizzed Tom Laidlaw, CEO of — a site dedicated to how-to videos that stocks over 125,000 of them. He shared some dos and don’ts for the format.
Whether you’re a small business owner and want to demo a product, an artisan wanting to show off your skills, or even a consumer with a passion for sharing knowledge, before you pick up the camcorder, have a read of our top tips below

1 comment:

Patty said...

Hello Louis,

I am looking for shareware to use on a Mac to make tutorials (screen videos) for my students. I would like to post the tutorials on the district/school website so my students will have easy access to anything I am tired of repeating. Any ideas? Thanks, Patty Schilz