How to make online videos

Learn how to plan, shoot, edit and upload simple videos for the web.

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Do you want to make online videos?

So you a small business owner, vlogger or aspiring YouTube channel owner who wants to make online videos?

The only problem is, where should you start? What camera do you need? Do you need lights, a backdrop or tripod? What should you put in the video? And how on earth do you edit videos?

Maybe you’ve tried making a video and the results weren’t what you expected?

There’s so much to learn and it can all seem overwhelming. Not to mention the valuable time it takes to trawl through all the video tips and advice online to find out what you do need to know.

What you need is just the basics. How to plan, shoot, edit and upload simple videos. And you want to learn that at a time that works for you from your desk or smartphone.

Well, I’ve got some great news for you. In this course you’ll discover exactly that.

Inside you’ll find three modules: planning, making and editing, to take you step-by-step through how to make online videos.

This is a video course, so you can learn at any time you want. There are worksheets to help you implement what you learn, too.

This course contains just what you need to get started with video-making. No more and definitely no overwhelm!

So join us today!

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Intended Audience: Small business owners

Course Curriculum

Welcome to the course
Where to get help
Module 1 Introduction and worksheet
Types of online video
What’s your goal?
Who’s in your audience?
How to tell stories
Planning your content
How long should your videos be?
Scripting and storyboarding
Don’t forget your call to action
Module 2 introduction and worksheet
How to be a confident presenter
How to light your video
Choosing your backdrop
Do you need a microphone?
Which camera is best?
Keeping your camera steady
Making video without a camera
Module 3 introduction and worksheet
Why edit your video?
Keeping track of your files
Which video editing software?
Which video settings and formats?
Uploading your video

Helen Lindop