VideoScribe : Boost Marketing & Drive Sales using Animation
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VideoScribe : Boost Marketing & Drive Sales using Animation

Create Whiteboard Animation Explainer Videos in Sparkol VideoScribe with the help of Inkscape & HandBrake (VideoScribe)
4.5 (72 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
5,582 students enrolled
Created by Maggie Osama
Last updated 8/2017
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Current price: $10 Original price: $100 Discount: 90% off
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 9 Articles
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • How to produce eye catching Whiteboard Animations that highlight your brand or product
  • Have a strong foundation to start creating your own amazing whiteboard animation videos with Videoscribe
  • Determine whether Videoscribe is a suitable program to your project/business
  • Use Inkscape to solve some problems (issues) you may face in Videoscribe
  • Convert Bitmap to SVG so that it can be traced by the hand tool in VideoScribe
  • Type any language that is not supported by VideoScribe
  • Reduce VideoScribe exported videos file size without losing quality
  • Tips and tricks to enrich your animation videos
  • What's NEW in VideoScribe 2.3.7? ( Latest Updates Version 2017 )
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Requirements
  • Windows or Mac computer/laptop
  • Notes
  • No past experience with either the program or animation/graphic design needed
Description

*** + Working files and Samples are AVAILABLE to DOWNLOAD  ***

Sparkol Videoscribe is one of the best and easy to use whiteboard animation program. It's widely used by Business/Website owners, Marketers and Sales people to spread their products/services and drive sales without needing to have any previous experience with animation coding or graphic design. Also, used by online instructors who want to create high quality explainer and engaging videos to their students.

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Student Reviews For " Boost Marketing & Drive Sales using Animation in VideoScribe " Course: 

"Beautifully put together, Maggie has used remarkable teaching skills to hold a novice "video scriber" by the hand and points h/her in the right direction as she clearly communicates foundation principles using video scribe with reference to additional resources to aid better renditions of projects. Worth my time." - Joseph Oisamoje

" "Boost Marketing & Drive Sales using Animation" Very nice course for the beginners , Instructor covers every VideoScribe features step by step with VS files, you can download and use it, and practice, after every session is over. Also , she covers how to convert BMB to SVG using inkscape software for good output. Overall Worth for Starters..." - UK JAY

" Maggie's responsiveness is amazing. She goes above and beyond and obviously cares about providing relevant and useful content. I don't expect an instructor to cover everything or operate as support for the app they are demonstrating. I do care that they are invested in their course and this is where Maggie has done such a great job. I look forward to viewing her other courses. Awesome Maggie! " - Meira G

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At the end of this course, you'd be able to:

  1. Have a strong foundation to start creating your own amazing videos with VideoScribe
  2. Determine whether VideoScribe is a suitable program to your project/business
  3. Learn how to produce eye catching Whiteboard Animations that highlight your brand or product with no design or technical know-how
  4. Use Inkscape to solve some problems (issues) you may face in Videoscribe
  5. Convert Bitmap to SVG so that it can be traced by the hand tool in VideoScribe
  6. Type any language that is not supported by VideoScribe
  7. Reduce VideoScribe exported video file size without losing quality
  8. What's NEW in VideoScribe 2.3.7?  ( Latest Updates Version 2017 )

I designed this course carefully in order to be understood by absolute beginners as easily as possible. It includes working files and samples attached. Also, I care to answer all your questions as soon as possible and make sure you understand every bit of this course because I care about my students, I really want them to be successful. Finally,  you will receive a verifiable certificate of completion upon finishing the course.

I am confident you will learn a lot from this course and if you are not satisfied you get a 30 day money back guarantee. I am here to help you with any questions you may have.

Note: Please always check the external resources.

Who is the target audience?
  • Business and Website Owners
  • Marketers
  • Sales People
  • For those who want to create eye catchy internet marketing videos, promotional videos or educational videos
  • For those who want to create high quality tutorial videos and at the same time, you are a camera shy person, then this program can be a good option.
  • For those who don't have a budget to buy high quality video production tools, then this program can be a good option
  • For those who are using PowerPoint or Prezi or Keynote and want to add some animation videos in their presentation
  • Instructors who want to create online tutorials in a nice looking way and grab their students attention
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Curriculum For This Course
38 Lectures
01:16:01
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Introduction
3 Lectures 03:47

Let's talk about what a whiteboard animation is!

Preview 00:44

Listing down some reasons why Whiteboard Animation Videos  are widely used by Marketers and can help converting  more Potential Viewers into Actual Buyers. Whiteboard videos are extremely popular and really fun to watch! It is 3x more likely to be shared and go viral ! find out more reasons in this lecture!

Preview 02:27

Why Videoscribe is the best way to create white board animation videos? Videoscribe is an amazing program that will help you create stylish whiteboard videos for your business or website! 

Why VideoScribe?
00:36
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VideoScribe Basic Features
21 Lectures 36:39

How you can get your Videoscribe 7 days free trial and the limitations that you may find in it.

Signing Up & Getting Videoscribe Free Trial
01:12

Videoscribe Free Trial
00:17

What you'll get out of this lecture:

- You'll get to know all the controls you have on the projects screen in Videoscribe.

- The projects screen is the screen you get after having your free trial set up and running and entering your username and password.

- You'll get to know how to create filters to ease the process of searching for a specific projects.

- You'll get to know the several options you have for saving a scribe.

Preview 03:04

Let's get to know what controls we have to adjust the default settings of all the projects we are about to create in Videoscribe. You can set them for now like the video, by time, you should be able to figure out the default settings that suit most of your projects.

Adjust Default Settings
01:21

Default Settings Practice
00:32

Throughout this lecture, we will go over the project main window screen in Videoscribe. You'll get introduced to all the controls that you have on the project main screen. 

Note: I have had to add text and image as a sample just in order to show you some controls that won't appear unless you do have elements on the canvas  yet there are separate lectures to each along with their detailed settings.

Create New Project
02:15

Main Project Window Practice
00:13

We'll discuss how camera and camera positioning works in Videoscribe including all related controls. I also included the source file in of the example shown in the lecture, so you can download it and check it out. You can find it in the external resources section. 

Camera Positioning
03:18

Just a quick note about Udemy Review Process.

A Quick Note About Udemy Review Process
00:54

We'll discuss how to add text, change the font type, size and color in Videoscribe. Import fonts already installed on your computer to Videoscribe. Also, how to access the Text Properties or Settings window.  I also included the source file in of the example shown in the lecture, so you can download it and check it out. You can find it in the external resources section. 

Text Settings / Properties
04:50

Text and Camera Positioning Practice
00:17

We will go through the controls that we have in the timeline:

- Copy 

- Paste

- Cut

- Set Camera to the current position

- Remove Camera position

- Show all elements

- Sorting and re-ordering elements

Timeline & Drawing Settings
01:55

Learn how you can add images and know what type of images that you can import and use in Videoscribe. You can download the scribe file used in the lecture from the external resources.

I have included a website where you can download images for free to import and use  in your scribe in the external resources. Please check it out.

Adding Images
02:44

Add/Change Filters to Elements
00:14

Adding Charts
02:19

How to add a voice over to your VideoScribe either via directly recording or importing from your computer or a URL. I've also included an external resource where you get to know how to record a professional voice over since the most effective scribes use a combination of voiceover and visuals for maximum impact.

Voice Over
01:18

Know how to remove a voice over from your scribe. (PDF Attached!)

Deleting a Voice Over
00:03

How to add back ground music to your scribe and what types of music do we already have in Videoscribe music library. Also, I'm attaching an external resource where you can find some related tips in addition to some resources where you can download background music for free.

Background Music
02:29

Know how to change the canvas/paper background color and texture to make your scribe looks more tactile. You could also add some soft/hard vintage.

Change The Paper
01:52

The  hand tool responsible for explaining and drawing what you are saying. See how you can add/change the hand tool.

Also, you will find an external resource to show you how you can import your own hands in Videoscribe.

The Hand Tool
03:57

You can either export the video file or share it directly to your youtube channel or Facebook wall or you can create a powerpoint presentation with a videoscribe video slide.

If you are using Prezi or Keynote you can still include videoscribe within your presentation. Please check out the external resources.

Export Options
01:34
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VideoScribe Advanced Techniques
4 Lectures 14:19

Say you’re trying to explain how bad an old idea or product is. You can then erase the image or text of the bad one before overlaying with your new, better product or idea.

Let's see how we can do this in Videoscribe.

Create Eraser Effect
02:42

Want to bring your images to life in VideoScribe? This lecture shows you how to bring movement to your images with simple morphing effects. There are alot of creative movements that can be done with this effect including the following which I will show you in the lecture:

- Make an image move.

- Make an image expand outward.

- Make an image disappear.

- Make an image rotate.

- Make an image transform to another one.

Download the scribe file in the external resources.

Create Morph Effect
07:40

Move in is a so simple effect yet it really adds some twist to your scribe. Simply this effect moves your elements in to your canvas instead of being drawn. Let's go through this nice effect in Videoscribe.

Preview 02:58

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VideoScribe with Inkscape
3 Lectures 09:47

You may find some languages that are not supported by Videoscribe. If you encounter this problem, Inkscape can solve this issue. Inkscape is a free and open-source vector graphics editor, let's see how we can use it with Videoscribe to help us write and type languages that are not supported by Videoscribe.

Check the external resources so you can download inkscape if you want to. Also, you will find the working file available to download. 

Type any language that is not supported by Videoscribe
02:56

When importing a bitmap image in Videoscribe, it's drawn as if the hand is scratching the canvas…  if you'd like to convert any bitmap image like PNG or JPG to SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics)  so it can be  traced by the hand tool in your scribe instead of this scratching, a quick shuffle through Inkscape is able to fix this.

Let's see how we can so this.

Check out the external resources if you'd like to download the working file!  

Convert Bitmap to SVG so that it can be traced by the hand tool in Videoscribe
04:35

VideoScribe can only display one element at a time, but you can make it look as though two or more elements.

In this lecture, we'll discuss how  multiple library images can be merged into one image file.

Preview 02:16
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VideoScribe with Handbrake
1 Lecture 03:55

In this lecture, I'm going to show you how can you reduce the Videoscribe video file size without sacrificing the quality so you'd be able to upload it on your website or YouTube channel easily.

Reduce VideoScribe exported videos file size without losing quality
03:55
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VideoScribe Useful Resources
2 Lectures 02:47

In this lecture, I've put together all the resources that I myself tried out and they really worked with me quite well.and the results were so satisfying and made difference with my scribes and helped out in making them more unique and customized in my own way. so I'd like to share them all with you.


Useful Resources to Enrich Your Scribe
02:29

In this lecture, I've listed down some good fonts that you can import and use in VideoScribe videos creation , you can find these fonts available to download in the external resources.

Preview 00:18
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BONUS Lectures
4 Lectures 04:52

In this lecture, I'll show you the major updates that Videoscribe has added in it's latest version that has been released last February 2017 .

What's NEW in VideoScribe 2.3.7? ( Latest Updates Version 2017 )
03:08

Be the FIRST to know about my new course releases!
00:24

Check for some nice discount inside this lecture

Continue to Learn
00:47

Thank You
00:33
About the Instructor
Maggie Osama
4.5 Average rating
162 Reviews
11,860 Students
6 Courses
Passionate After Effects & VideoScribe Instructor

What would you like to learn?

Would you like to boost your sales using animation without needing to have any design experience using VideoScribe ?

Would you like to create your own video titles ( Lower Thirds ) with minimal design and smooth transition?

Would you like to start creating your own Kinetic Typography projects using Adobe After Effects?

Would you like to start creating your own Shape Layers animation projects using Adobe After Effects?

If you would like to learn/do any of these mentioned things, just enroll in the course. You have a 30-day money back guarantee if you don't like it. Check them out, and enroll today!

P.S: I always work on improving my courses and taking feedbacks seriously to reach the best version that they can be. Also, am always here whenever you need to ask any question because I do care about my students and always seek to help them achieve their dreams through the knowledge that my courses provide.

MORE ABOUT MAGGIE:

Obtained my first degree in Computer Science & Motion Graphics Design and a post graduate degree in Integrated Marketing Communications. Obsessed with learning, acquiring knowledge, a person who always believes that applied knowledge is power. I love sharing knowledge with others wherever I go. I'm here on Udemy to teach what I know in an approachable way and make complex topics easy to understand.