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A tutorial is a method of transferring knowledge and may be used as a part of a learning process. More interactive and specific than a book or a lecture; a tutorial seeks to teach by example and supply the information to complete a certain task.
Depending on the context a tutorial can take one of many forms, ranging from a set of instructions to complete a task to an interactive problem solving session (usually in academia).
In British academic parlance, a tutorial is a small clas...

How to Make a Video Lighting Rig for Under $100: Tutorial

How to Make a Video Lighting Rig for Under $100: Tutorial

Without light, there is no video. Or rather, with not enough light there is crappy, unprofessional video. So wherever you are, you need adequate light, sometimes, even outside, if the weather isn't fully cooperating. We found this great tutorial from IndyMogul that shows how you …

How To Create Custom YouTube Thumbnail Images For Non-Partners – Creator Tip #27

How To Create Custom YouTube Thumbnail Images For Non Partners   Creator Tip #27

The ability to upload a custom thumbnail image for your videos is a feature limited only to YouTube Partners. However, this little YouTube hack will show you how you can get your own custom thumbnail for your video even if you are not a partner. …

Add Links And Chapters To YouTube Videos – The Reel Web Creator Tip #22

Add Links And Chapters To YouTube Videos   The Reel Web Creator Tip #22

There are several services that let you customize the YouTube player's embed code and the actual YouTube player itself. This week for our Creator's Tip we give you a look at five such services, all varying in levels of complexity and different options that they …

How To Make Interactive Videos With YouTube Annotations – [Creator Tip #21]

How To Make Interactive Videos With YouTube Annotations   [Creator Tip #21]

This week we answer a viewer's question about how to make your videos interactive with pop-up videos, subscription links, clickable videos and such. First, create your video with whatever text, image, or video clip you want to be clickable in your video. Then, after it's …

YouTube Trends: Past Performance Is Not Indicative Of Future Results

YouTube Trends: Past Performance Is Not Indicative Of Future Results

Last week, I wrote, "It's almost December and it's fairly easy to predict what's going to happen next month.  Everyone from the Official YouTube Blog to the Meme Machine to Visible Measures will take a look at the top YouTube trends in 2011.” I added, …

How To Easily Create Subtitles & Captions For YouTube SEO – Reel Video Producer Tips #15

How To Easily Create Subtitles & Captions For YouTube SEO   Reel Video Producer Tips #15

Adding subtitles and captions to your videos on YouTube can greatly influence their ranking in search engines. It's one of the best search engine optimizations you can do to increase viewership, gain an audience, and give your videos more exposure. Plus, when you have transcription …

How To Make A Video Website From Your YouTube Channel – The Reel Web #13

How To Make A Video Website From Your YouTube Channel   The Reel Web #13

This week we look at the recent news of the online video world and highlight a lot of statistics that have come up regarding online video usage, views, and consumptions. These statistics show that, if you're thinking about getting into online video, now is the …

Camtasia Studio 7 Video Editing & Screencasting Software Review

Camtasia Studio 7 Video Editing & Screencasting Software Review

Video is becoming such an important part of web content that we're seeing individuals and groups of all skill levels jumping into video creation and video marketing. So while Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro may be dominant video editing software choices for professionals, …

Using YouTube Annotations To Create A Call To Action – The YouTube Creator Playbook

Using YouTube Annotations To Create A Call To Action   The YouTube Creator Playbook

Annotations are an often overlooked aspect of YouTube videos.  They can lead the viewer to a number of actions, whether it's directing them towards other videos you've created or brings attention to a call-to-action such as liking, favoriting, subscribing, or commenting.  However the annotations are …

How To Optimize YouTube Thumbnails To Attract Viewers – The YouTube Creator Playbook

How To Optimize YouTube Thumbnails To Attract Viewers   The YouTube Creator Playbook

Now it's time to get into the mind of a movie poster designer and create images for your video that are appealing to increase the chances of someone clicking on it.  Usually, you're going to watch the video and find that compelling image that sums …

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