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I’m launching a new business networking group in Bedford (UK)

11/08/2017 04:28:12 AM

I’m launching a new business networking group in Bedford (UK) and I’d love to see you there. Let me tell you why I decided to become a networking group leader. You know how working from home is supposed to be? Work whenever you want, in ...

The return of the blog

10/25/2017 06:23:07 AM

Over the last year or so I’ve been focusing on my other site, TotallyCourses.com. There’s now lots of great content on that site for anyone who wants to make online courses, so I’m happy with that. So what happened to HelenLindop.com? ...

Why you should make Instagram videos

11/30/2016 04:44:11 AM

Ever thought of making Instagram videos? I hadn’t until a few weeks ago, but I gave it a try and in this post I’ll share why I did it and what I gained from it. I enjoy making videos, but sometimes I resist making them. Why? Because they ...

Don’t get overwhelmed by online course planning

11/15/2016 07:34:13 AM

If you’ve ever thought of making an online course then I’m sure you’ve felt the sense of overwhelm when you realise just how many moving parts you’ve got to get working together. Planning the course content is only the start, you then ...

How to clean up audio in Camtasia Studio 8

11/09/2016 05:49:57 AM

Ever recorded a video and wanted to get rid of the sniffs, ums, errs, crackles and background noise? Here’s how to clean up audio in Camtasia. The best way to get clean audio is to keep background noise to a minimum when you record and use ...

Don’t let perfectionism stop you from making videos

11/06/2016 09:12:27 AM

Things often go wrong when you’re making videos, but don’t let it stop you. Just take a look at just how many problems I had when making this video! Other people need to see your journey, not just the success at the end and after all, the ...

How to reduce background noise in your videos

08/04/2016 13:51:12 PM

When you’re making videos, it’s easy to focus on the visuals and forget about the sound quality. But having good, clear, crisp sound in your video is essential. Background noise in videos can be incredibly distracting and could make your ...

How to add music to a PowerPoint video

07/19/2016 12:45:34 PM

Yes, it’s another tutorial on making PowerPoint videos. This time I’m showing you how to add music to a PowerPoint video! This one follows on from last week’s How to make a PowerPoint video. Also, if you’re more of a Keynote kind of ...

How to make an awesome video with Keynote: Review

07/15/2016 11:59:42 AM

Earlier this week I made a tutorial on how to make a video in PowerPoint. (You can see that here if you missed it?) A few members of my Facebook group asked how to make a video with Keynote, which is a similar product for the Mac, but I wasn’t ...

How to make a PowerPoint video

07/12/2016 05:36:52 AM

Did you know you could make a PowerPoint video? Yes, using just PowerPoint and nothing else? Well, you can! Some members of my Really Useful Web Video Tips Facebook group (please do join, we’d love to have you!) wanted to know more about ...

Tuesday video tip: Don’t be boring

07/05/2016 05:10:48 AM

Here’s the latest Tuesday video tip, made for the folks in my Really Useful Web Video Tips group but shared in other places – like my blog – too! By the way, if you’d like to join us in the Facebook group you’d be very welcome. It’s ...

Tuesday video tips: Use a tripod!

06/28/2016 05:51:25 AM

I started a new Facebook group a few weeks back called Really Useful Web Video Tips. Here’s a bit more about it if you missed my last post (and if you’d like to join use we’d love to have you on board). Every weekday we have a theme where ...