Do It Yourself – Website Tutorials
You can make your first tutorial video after following Andy through the entire process from start to finish. Download the free trials of TechSmith Camtasia & TechSmith Audiate as well as our fill-in-the-blank script template and a Camtasia Template that are yours to have for FREE.
(Find our FREE TRIALS and FREE TEMPLATES at the bottom of the description!)
Andy walks through how to ask the right questions when planning your video – to how to use our free script template. He shows you best practices for recording, editing, and producing your video, and walks you through the entirety of the free Camtasia template that we’re making available to you so that you can make your tutorial video a reality.
0:00 – Introduction
00:34 – Step 1 – Planning your tutorial
00:48 – Question 1 – Who is your audience?
01:04 – Question 2 – What specific problem will your tutorial solve?
01:36 – Question 3 – What will the audience be able to do after watching?
02:00 – Step 2 – Scripting
02:16 – A walk-through of our FREE fill-in-the blank script template
03:59 – Step 3 – Recording your narration first
04:14 – TechSmith Audiate makes editing audio as easy as editing text
04:31 – Export audio into Camtasia
04:37 – Consider buying a USB microphone (links below)
05:22 – Step 4 – Recording your screen
05:55 – Open the Camtasia recorder
06:20 – Step 5 – Use our pre-built Camtasia template to edit your tutorial
06:51 – Everything is customizable in this template!
07:11 – Adding your footage into the tutorial template
07:22 – Easily change the colors in the template to match your branding
07:43 – Create chapter markers (like these) IN Camtasia before you export!
08:00 – Step 6 – Edit your video
08:29 – Removing mistakes from your recording
09:07 – Syncing your audio and video from your recordings
09:30 – Use extend frame to freeze or pause your video
09:45 – Use clip speed to make clips faster or slower
09:55 – Focus your viewers attention w/animations & callouts
10:40 – Save your brand colors as a Theme and easily customize the graphics
11:38 – We have free tutorials to help you level up your editing
11:51 – Step 7 – Save your video! Share it or save it locally.
12:06 – Bonus Step 8 – Save your Camtasia project so you can come back later!
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Microphones Andy mentioned:
Blue Yeti Mic: https://amzn.to/3gx5O2g
Shure MV7: https://amzn.to/2XQlw1I
Rode NT-USB: https://amzn.to/2WqK15n
Want a more in-depth scripting resource? Check out our blog on that here:
FREE Guide: The Ultimate Guide to Easily Make Instructional Videos
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