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Tutorial: Tips for Quick Content Customization

I’ve had a lot of customers ask me in the past how they should customize the white label and PLR content they purchase from me over at Business Content PLR. Since it’s such a common question, I decided to take one of my courses and do a video demo of some ideas for customizing it […]

How to Create a Slick eBook with PowerPoint

I’ve always been a bit envious of people with great design skills. Sure, I get some fairly horrific-looking reports that look like they were typed on an old-fashioned typewriter. But then I download ones that are so professional and beautiful to look at that I have to think they were created by expert designers. It […]

How to Animate Graphics in PowerPoint

Ever wonder how people make their PowerPoint graphics move around, enter and exit, or do other cool tricks?   It’s not as difficult as you might think, and you don’t have to be some sort of slide and video magician to make it happen.   I took a few minutes out today to put together […]

Looking Scary? How to Create a Custom Video Thumbnail

Have you ever created what you thought was a terrific video of yourself either talking or interviewing someone, or even just recording a Google Hangout? Then you uploaded it to YouTube, filled in all your tags and details, and checked it out on your channel, only to find…. …the most horrific image of yourself staring […]

[Video Demo] How to Use Evernote on an iPad

I did a little demo yesterday of using Evernote on my Samsung Galaxy phone (Android system), and today I have a demo on my iPad. The app on the ipad isn’t quite as good as the version on my phone, but it’s still extremely powerful. The only thing it seems to be missing is the voice-to-text feature, […]

[Video Demo] How to Use Evernote on Your Phone

If you haven’t tried Evernote, whether on your mobile device or your computer, you are missing out on one of the best productivity tools ever invented! Evernote’s tag line is “Remember Everything”, and its different features make that a reality. You can keep track of anything you want, including web clippings, photos, audios, screenshots, pdfs, […]

Content Quickie: How to Create Video from PowerPoint Slides

Many of my larger products over at my Business Content PLR site include PowerPoint slides, which make it easy to create slideshows, webinars and video. But have you ever created videos with PowerPoint before? If not, I’ve recorded a quick demo video to show you just how easy it is. In this video, I used […]

Content Quickie: How to Create a Screencast Demo

One of the easiest and fastest ways to add extraordinary value to any written tutorial content, PLR or otherwise, is to create a quick screencast video demo. If you’ve never created any video at all, the idea may seem daunting at first. Screencasts are probably your easiest way to get started, and it’s far simpler […]

7 Steps to a Successful Screencast Video Demo

Teaching someone a new skill, or explaining how something works is as simple as “show and tell”. Just what we used to do in kindergarten. Luckily, with the number of easy-to-use screencasting software platforms around, it’s easy to do your own show & tell online as well. I recently posted a video (shown below) of […]