Make your webinars look better than 95% of your competition
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Make your webinars look better than 95% of your competition

I show you how to increase your credibility by looking like a seasoned pro with MINIMAL investment (<$500) - Guaranteed!
4.5 (11 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.
108 students enrolled
Created by Roger Zanders
Last updated 8/2015
English
Price: $50
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Short, concentrated video segments that present powerful concepts you can immediately implement.
  • Set up and configure a professional webinar studio in an existing office or home
  • Increase your credibility by looking and sounding professional on camera
  • Adjust your camera settings to account for your lighting and environment
  • Ensure your color balance is set correctly (not too blue or yellow)
  • Light your face and environment like a professional
  • Make your $70 webcam look like a $10,000 studio camera with Depth of Field
  • Know exactly what equipment is needed to set up a Professional Studio for less than $500
  • Understand the basics of video production (framing, environment, lighting, audio, and color balance)
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Requirements
  • This course is for people who are serious about looking good on webinars. In addition to the knowledge you gain from this course, you will need to make a small investment in studio equipment (usually less than $500 for camera, microphone, lights, backdrop) to make sure you can take full advantage of the training you receive.
  • This course is appropriate for beginners, but there are enough advanced techniques to give significant value to experts.
Description

In this video training, you will learn everything you need to know to present yourself professionally on a video webinar. We will cover the minimum hardware and software requirements, setup and configuration, professional lighting, and video production basics.

You can look professional on your webinars without spending thousands of dollars on equipment and dedicating a room for a studio!

What are the most common mistakes in video webinars, and how to avoid them? After taking this course and implementing the principles, you will be able to create one of the best looking webinars on the internet - Guaranteed!

What equipment should you buy? I have researched and tested countless products to determine which camera, microphone, lights, and stands are best for an in-home or in-office webinar studio. My goal was inexpensive, easy to use, portable, but with professional results.

How long will it take to learn this? Time is money! I designed this course with SHORT, CONCENTRATED videos so you can get in, learn the content, and get back to work! My goal was to deliver the most value in the least time.

I designed this course for the savvy professional webinar producer who is ready to increase their expert image, but doesn't want to spend the time or financial investment to set up a dedicated permanent video studio.

Thanks for checking out my course; be sure to watch the free previews below. Enroll in the class today to activate this powerful training and take your web presence from average to a Studio-Pro!

Who is the target audience?
  • If you want to look good on camera, but don't have experience with video production or setting up a studio, this course is what you need!
  • This course is a must-have for anyone wanting to make money doing video webinars or training.
  • You DO NOT need to take this course if you are a professional videographer, know how to light professionally, understand all the settings available on your camera, already know how to make your webcam look like a studio camera with depth of field.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
1 Lecture 00:54

I have spent countless hours researching and testing products to determine what I believe is the best webinar studio setup for an existing office without setting up a dedicated studio. I keep the list updated as I test and implement new products. The current list can be found in the "External Resources" section in this lesson.

This course is uses examples from the hardware list above, but the principles are the same if you have other hardware.

Preview 00:54
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Hardware and Setup
3 Lectures 09:19

In this lecture, I walk you through step by step how to set up your lights & backdrop. Powerful information you can use right now!

Preview 05:13

In this lesson you will learn how to set up your camera and microphone on a Mac, and configure it for use on Skype & Google Hangouts.

Preview 02:04

In this lesson you will learn how to set up your camera and microphone on a PC, and configure it for use on Skype & Google Hangouts.

Preview 02:02
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Video Lighting
4 Lectures 14:23

In this lecture, I cover the most common lighting mistakes and show examples of each.

Lighting Mistakes
02:22

In this lecture, you will learn the subtleties of lighting, and how to configure a 3 point lighting system with Key Light, Fill Light, and Back Light.

Subtleties of Facial Lighting
05:11

In this lesson, you will learn the nuances of lighting a backdrop and how to make it look like a real environment.

Lighting your background
06:24
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Camera Settings and Presentation
4 Lectures 22:24

In this section you will learn about creating ideal framing, camera angles, and clothing choices for your webinar

Video Production Basics
04:57

In this lesson you will learn how to configure your camera using Webcam Settings on a Mac, and how to adjust the Gain, Exposure, Brightness, Sharpness, and White Balance. I also cover some of the less used settings such as zoom, tilt, and pan.

Camera Settings - Mac
10:55

In this lesson you will learn how to configure your camera using the Logitech Webcam software for a PC, and how to adjust the Gain, Exposure, Brightness, Sharpness, and White Balance. I also cover some of the less used settings such as zoom, tilt, and pan.

Camera Settings - PC
06:09
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Backgrounds
2 Lectures 06:56

The strategy in this lesson is worth the price of the whole training. I will talk through what it takes to create a good backdrop, and show you step by step how to create a custom backdrop to make your webinars look better than 99% of the video on the internet!

Preview 00:33

In this lecture you will learn about Depth of Field, and how to make your webcam look like a professional studio camera. You will also learn what images will work well for a backdrop, and why.

Depth of Field
06:23
About the Instructor
Roger Zanders
4.5 Average rating
11 Reviews
108 Students
1 Course
Online Video Professional

Roger has over 20 years experience in Video Production, including directing, shooting, editing, producing, and managing production teams. He has also worked extensively in the online video space collaborating daily with colleagues around the globe using Skype & Google Hangouts, and hosting free and paid webinars.

Roger has an easy to understand style that gives you powerful information you can readily apply