Updated 26 November 2015 – Vimeo.com has 3 standard ways to display videos directly on your website or blog. In this article, I explain how to use the standard method, Embedding. In the coming article I show the other methods. But let me first sum up the all the options so that you know what to expect.
YouTube offers Promoted videos since about half a year ago and it works more or less like GoogleAdsense. The idea is to promote your own video and put it in front of other videos by paying for certain keywords per click. In other words, promoted videos show up in search results before all other videos, … Read moreYouTube goes GoogleAdsense: Promoted videos
Many audio- and video services offer to record podcasts or video online. The videos or audios are then saved on their server and conveniently, you get an url that you can link to in your web site. Easy and no worries, yet, there is one thing that most subscribers forget, and that is to download … Read moreBack up online recorded podcasts and video
Updated 8 September 2016. Vimeo is to my mind one of the best video networks around because it has a high concentration of creative content providers. It is not like on YouTube where if you type “art video” in the search box, you get loads of music clips or ” the art of making jam“- type videos. … Read moreVimeo: the secret of good quality content
There are 2 convenient ways to brand your videos with a logo watermark. Method 1 is adding a watermark during publishing. Method 2 embeds a watermark in post production before rendering the final video. Both have advantages and disadvantages which are explained here:
Wide screen on YouTube is going to change your workflow and it will encourage you to be even more creative. From now on, the player of YouTube is set to 640 x 360 pixels, which is actually equal to the dimensions of a High Definition Video (HDV)
The last part of this series: Preparing your video for streaming, uploading and embedding the video, branding your site and the video player. After those steps, you truly will be able to run your own video channel. However, this is the most challenging part of the series. Retrace your steps if things go wrong and … Read moreCreate your own video channel – part 4/4
Latest news: Brightcove TV is dead Brightcove.tv no longer exists. Brightcove has stepped out of the consumer arena altogether. Their core business is now purely professional and beyond the scope of this site. We will keep previous articles on Brightcove for history sake, though. Alas, it was written in the stars: on 17 December 2008, … Read moreBrightcove: End of the free ride – revised
In this tutorial we cover installing and FTP application, upload a template and activate a theme in your system, whether it is Joomla or WordPress. But first, we have to find you the right template theme.
Let’s say you have a 320pixels x 240pixels movie and you want to upload it to a video channel? Then you need to adapt your video so that it will not stretch and look blurry. There is a rather simple trick for that: importing your video into a new one which is 480×360 pixels. That … Read moreHow to make your video bigger without resizing
In today’s tutorial we look at the initial emails you get from DreamHost after you signed up and paid for the hosting package. We pick out the stuff you need to write down in your little notebook. If you don’t have that little notebook yet, this is the moment to get it because it is … Read moreCreating your own video channel – Part 2/4
This is step 1 of 4 in the process of creating your own independent video channel. As explained in the introduction of this series, this is much cheaper then you might think and getting it up and running is not as complex as it seems. In this step, we concentrate on setting up the web … Read moreCreating your own video channel – Part 1/4
This is really good news. VideoJug.com was, as far as I know, one of the first to implement the idea of transcriptions next to videos for the deaf and the blind (via screen readers) and now YouTube takes this a step further. The technology already exists for some time, but so far not many channels … Read moreYouTube news: New Captions Feature For Videos
Setting up your own video channel sounds expensive, a lot of work and really complicated, but it is not as hard as it sounds and it certainly does not cost a lot of money. In fact, it is very cheap if you know where to go and how to do it! Apart from creating your … Read moreCreating your own video channel – Introduction -revised
One of my students asked me yesterday what I thought of viddix.com. Since I never heard of it, I had a look at it and guess what? I was perplexed at what I saw there. This is a new revolution in video channels. No, let me rephrase this : This is THE REVOLUTION in video … Read moreViddix, a revolutionary video channel – Review
This tutorial is outdated. We will update it soon. In the meantime, please have a look at Embed a youtube video on WordPress instead. We keep this post published because it contains comments that have useful links. But the content has been stripped because it is no longer valid.
Audacity is a little gem under the free sound editors. It has a great noise removal feature which can supress static background noise as if it was never there. (Use it sparingly though, it can create weird effects. See How to reduce static in my audio? for more info about avoiding static.) There are many … Read moreAudacity, free sound editor
Below you find an interesting article about the issues of accessibility and why you should check if your site keeps blind users in mind. I wrote some notes on this article because some of the suggestions there are obsolete. Browsers have evolved a lot, so do come back after you read the article. Since MiracleTutorials.com … Read moreIs your blog blind reader ready?
This old post has been removed originally but I had to place it back because it had many external links. It referred to the new Free Utilities section, which in the meantime is not-so-new anymore 🙂 For the time being, all free utilities can be accessed via Free Utilities on the top navigation bar but … Read moreNew section with free utilities
The immediate answer is No, you don’t need High Definition Video for podcasting on iTunes or YouTube. With a regular standard video format you can do everything on the web you want and more. However, in the not-so-distant future, I’m sure there is place for the HD format on the web, Brightcove.tv is already experimenting … Read moreDo you need high definition video for iTunes or YouTube?
Let me give you 4 reasons why you should consider Brightcove.tv as your prime video channel to start with as an entrepreneur. In the beginning I was not really charmed by the way Brightcove was set up to upload videos but when you understand how it works, it has some very convincing advantages over the … Read moreBrightcove, a neglected star by many!
Today I uploaded a video to YouTube of 459MB. It was a video of only 1 minute, but it contained only graphics and then you really want no compression before you upload or the result will be awful. It took about 5 hours and the end result was very peculiar because it was upside down … Read moreUploading big movies? Reset your Power Saving options.
This poll is totally anonimous and you will see the results immediately after the survey. There are 5 possible answers and you can select up to 3. You can come back later to see how the survey evolves and if you are interested in this research, you can include it in your website too. Online … Read moreSurvey on the term ‘videocast’.
Here you find a list of important video channels reviewed from the standpoint of the content provider, namely you. Whether you are an entrepreneur, an alterpreneur or an artist, changes in policies by those networks will affect you immediately. Therefore, the reviews are updated when there are important changes. www.videojug.com To upload helpful and practical … Read moreVideo channel reviews
Let me show you how to achieve the best results when uploading your video to YouTube if you have to edit the movie after shooting. Through extensive testing, I found the best way to upload with the least artifacts and blurry edges as a result. The test movie used for this purpose is a regular … Read moreRecommended movie settings for YouTube (17 April ’11)