SAP 013: Why a wordpress educator loves to screencast: An interview Shawn Hesketh

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shawn heketh interview

In episode 13 of the Screencast Academy Podcast (SAP) this week. We have Shawn Hesketh (Screencaster of the week) who has built an awesome membership platform over at wp101.com. Shawn is a WordPress educator and consultant.

 

He has been teaching wordpress since 2008 and has trained over 500,000 beginners how to use worpdress from his amazing membership platform. Shawn is going to reveal is secretes for creating the screencast videos he has created

 

And to Shawn, taking the time to learn, commit, dedicate and yes, spend money on learning to screencast as made it worth it for Shawn. He also used to be an audio engineer so he’s going to give us some tips on audio too.

 

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ALL THIS WEEKS SHOW NOTES: 

 

Screencast tip of the week

 

Consider Separating Audio and Video
If you find that recording the video and the audio at the same time is too much and you’re having trouble talking while you click, do the audio first then go back and record the video separately with audio playing.

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

 

  • Shawn’s audio tips
  • How to script and how not to be robotic in doing it
  • Closed Captioning
  • Vimeo.com
  • Keynote secrets
  • The smooth scroll app
  • Jeffrey Ways
  • Tutsplus.com
  • sound proofing

 

TOP RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED

 

 

Screen recording apps – My top recommendations

 

Screenflow is my recommended app for creating screencast videos.

camtasia for mac & pc

 

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Some of our Subscribers and reviewers this week, THANK YOU ALL!!

 

PostureDoc – Great Information
I am such a novice at screeencasting, this show is worth it’s weight in gold

 

 

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