147: Podcast Episode 84: The Quick Tip Workflow Show

List to Podcast Episode 84:
Mike Murphy Unplugged

What are Quick Tip Tutorial Videos?: Daily Tip Videos about podcasting & content creation.

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Quick Tip Workflow Outline:

Coming Up With Topics or Ideas to Teach Screencasting software I use Exporting & Preparing Videos for Multiple Channels Sharing Online

STEP 1: Pick A Topic

Topics: I keep a running list of tutorial ideas on a whiteboard and:

Other Tools I Use For Tutorial Ideas:

Need Tutorial Ideas?
Look at your email or DM’s for questions you get
Browse social media and look for discussions
Twitter Advanced Search

STEP 2: Recording & Editing

What is Screencasting Software?: An application on your computer that records computer screen, iOS Devices, Webcams

Recording Tip: Record your screen in full resolution (my retina display is 2880 x 1800 so it’s much larger than 1920x1080 and that allows me to scale down without quality loss.

Tools I Use To Record:
Camtasia 3/9
Quicktime (Free on Macs)

To Edit Quick Tip Videos: Camtasia 3/9

STEP 3: Exporting & Formatting.

Terminology to Learn:
HD= High Definition
Frame Rate: 30 fps or 24 fps
16:9 = Wide Aspect Ratio
1:1 = Square Aspect Ratio
Mp4= File Extension for Video
H.264= Codec for Web Videos

Recommended Sizes for Final Video:

YouTube: 1920x1080p
Website: 1920 x 1080p
Medium: 1920 x 1080p
Facebook: 1920 x 1080 & 1080 x 1080
Twitter: 1920 x 1080 & 1080 x 1080

Instagram Posts:
1080 x 1080 (Square)
864 x 1080 (Vertical)
1800 x 945 (Horizontal)
1920 x 1080 (Wide)

Instagram Stories: 1080x1920 (Vertical)

STEP 4: Sharing Online:

Organize your Folders on Hard Drive

My Folder Structure:
Assets (Graphics & Photos, etc) Thumbnails (YouTube & Covers) Audio (Music) Project Files (Camtasia & Screenflow Files) Renders (Final Videos)

AirDrop Square Video to iPhone
Write Outline in Notes App: Text Message to iPhone
Upload to Instagram Square Video (1080 x 1080)
Write Descriptions Use Hashtag Shortcut Share to Twitter & Facebook from Instagram
Upload to YouTube Wide Video (1920 x 1080) Write Descriptions Copy Embed Link
Write Post on Medium.com Paste Link

Cliff Notes Version:

Mike Murphy Quick Tip Videos

  1. Pick A Topic.
  2. Record Screen, iOS Device, Webcam
  3. Edit Video (Camtasia)
  4. Export video as a square video at 1080p x 1080 for Instagram, Facebook & Twitter
  5. Create duplicate and resize to 1920 x 1080 p
  6. AirDrop Square Video to iPhone
  7. Upload To Instagram
  8. Share to Twitter & Facebook
  9. Upload to YouTube
  10. Copy the YouTube embed link and write a story on Medium.

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My name is Mike Murphy, I’m a one man band and podcaster.
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Podcaster, Tutorial Maker & Problem Solver. I Help People Figure Things Out. Email: mike@mikemurphy.co Podcaster Support & Content Creator @Simplecast.

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