Posts Tagged ‘Screencasting’

“How to screencast” post on Freelance Advisor

Posted on August 19th, 2010 by Ian

I’ve just started a three part guest post series on Freelance Advisor, the first entry is “Communicating more effectively with screencasts“. The goal of the first post is to show freelancers how they could use screencasts to improve their business, in particular: Avoid meetings by sharing progress reports with screencasts Communicating more effectively with clients […]

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Selling ProCasts (my professional screencasting company)

Posted on August 7th, 2010 by Ian

Some of you know that I built my professional screencasting company ProCasts during 2009 into the UK’s largest screencasting agency. I’ve decided to move away from professional screencasting (don’t worry – I’m still working on this Handbook!) and so the business of ProCasts is up for sale. If you’re building your own professional screencasting brand […]

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Two more reviews for The Screencasting Handbook

Posted on May 16th, 2010 by Ian

I’ve received two more reviews for the Handbook, first Stéphane Wattier penned Un guide pour vos tutoriels vidéo (English translation). Here’s a section from the Google-translated English version: “In French, we can find comparative screencasting tools, tutorials devoted to a particular tool (see for example my current folder on screencasting) or this file explaining how […]

“The Ultimate Screencasting Guide” Handbook Review

Posted on May 10th, 2010 by Ian

Paul McGovern has written a wonderful review for the Handbook entitled “The Ultimate Screencasting Guide“. Paul is a Lecturer who has a lot of experience with screencasting, he’s written a very thorough review: “The Screencasting Handbook weighs in at just under 130 pages and takes those completely new to screencasting as well as those that […]

First Edition of The Screencasting Handbook published!

Posted on May 6th, 2010 by Ian

I’m very pleased to announce that the First Edition of The Screencasting Handbook was released this weekend, it covers everything that a new screencaster needs and it’ll teach an intermediate a few things too. This release is priced at a discounted $36 until May 15th when it returns to the regular $39 price, buy your […]

And another Screencasting Handbook review

Posted on April 27th, 2010 by Ian

Darryl Pendergrass has just written a review of the almost-released Screencasting Handbook. He’s also provided a great testimonial which I need to add to the homepage: As a novice screencaster, I found every section of The Screencasting Handbook enlightening. Particularly helpful is Ian Ozsvald’s coverage of microphone selection for improving audio recording quality. In my […]

Another Screencasting Handbook review

Posted on April 16th, 2010 by Ian

Paul Pival has written a lovely short review of The Screencasting Handbook, his review is for Release 8 which came out in early April (Edition 1 should be Release 10 to come out around the end of April): “Ian starts with examples of using simple tools such as Jing and Screentoaster to create quick and […]

Come to the screencasting SkillSwap in Brighton on Jan 27th

Posted on January 14th, 2010 by Ian

On January 27th here in Brighton I’m co-running a SkillSwap evening, I’ll spend 45 minutes teaching screencasting (based on a Mac) and Andy White will spend 45 minutes teaching podcasting.  We’ll cover planning, recording, editing, distributing and mics between us. We’re both aiming the talks at freelancers (so they can communicate better with clients) and […]

The Screencasting Handbook Review

Posted on December 30th, 2009 by Ian

I’m very excited to have my first proper review for The Screencasting Handbook, Paul McGovern is a new reader and he’s given the book a thorough bit of coverage: “…up until now there really hasn’t been a standard point of reference for those interesed in the concept or who wish to learn more.  The Screencasting […]

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Screencasting Interview on the Internet Marketing Podcast

Posted on December 17th, 2009 by Ian

Yesterday I was interviewed by Andy White (author of Podcasting Unleashed) on the hows and whys of screencasting for marketing software products.  Some of the links mentioned are listed here. We discuss: How to get started at zero cost (using Jing (Win/Mac), QuickTime Pro (Mac), BBFlashBack (Win) and RecordMyDesktop (Linux)) Professional screencasting packages (Camtasia and […]