Explaindio For Freelancers
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Explaindio For Freelancers

Learn how to create and sell professional looking explainer videos using Explaindio Video Creator
4.8 (37 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.
166 students enrolled
Created by Charles Fisher
Last updated 10/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Charge and quote a client for an explainer video project
  • Create great looking explainer videos with Explaindio
  • Understand the creative process of making explainer videos
  • Over 40 lectures and over 3 hours of content.
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Requirements
  • Purchase Explaindio Video Creator
  • Download and install Audacity
Description

Explainer videos are becoming a very popular form of marketing that many freelancers would love to offer. Unfortunately, many people believe creating them is a difficult job that requires a skilled animator. This course aims to show you otherwise. It aims to show you, somebody with little-to-no experience, how to create great looking professional quality explainer videos that you can sell to your clients.

Learn and Master the Art of Making Explainer Videos Quickly In This Comprehensive Course For Beginners

  • Recognize the concepts of what makes a great explainer video
  • Learn how to create a custom-made explainer video, step-by-step, from beginning to end.
  • Learn where I find valuable resources for adding to my explainer videos
  • Learn how to charge your clients for explainer video projects

A Powerful and Valuable Skillset For Any Freelancer

Learning how to create explainer videos with Explaindio puts a powerful and very useful tool at your fingertips. There are many benefits to knowing how to properly make an explainer video and sell it. You can become a more valuable freelancer to potential clients seeking this service, especially since many businesses around the world are now seeking explainer videos to describe what they do.

This course is really geared towards someone who doesn't have any experience with programs such as Photoshop, Flash, After Effects and all of those other complicated pieces of software that have steep learning curves. Explaindio, on the other hand, is not geared towards professional artists and makes it easy for just about anyone to create great looking explainer videos. Using my method you'll be making beautiful videos in no time. That said, you're also going to learn how to sell these videos to your clients.

Content and Overview

Students will first understand core concepts of explainer videos learning how to structure a script. Then we'll venture on to see some great resources you can use for obtaining stock photos, videos, and more, free of charge.

Once we've covered that we'll go through an example of creating an explainer video from beginning to end. You'll be able to watch the instructor as he takes you from conception to completion of the project. During this process you will go through all of the steps needed to create a video. Finally, We'll move onto the business end learning how to quote a project for a client, where you can sell your videos, and more.

In order to do what I do you don't have to be an artist. You just need to get those creative juices flowing. And if you don't feel that you are creative, don't underestimate yourself. I'm going to show you how to be creative using my method and it's not as difficult as you may think.

By the end of this course, you'll have valuable skills that you can start using to seek jobs creating explainer videos for clients in order to expand your freelance or work-from-home business.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for freelancers who want to start offering explainer video creation as a service. No prior animation or explainer video knowledge is needed. This course is probably not for you if you're looking to learn advanced animation techniques.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 47 Lectures Collapse All 47 Lectures 03:14:52
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Welcome to Explaindio for Freelancers!
4 Lectures 07:40

A welcome to my course. You'll hear about some of the topics we will be covering.

Preview 02:46



Earnings Over A 5 Day Period
00:20
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Explaindio!
3 Lectures 13:51

The main software that this course is about, you'll learn what Explaindio is and why it's my software of choice for making explainer videos.

Preview 03:00

Animation - Learn Explaindio Basics
02:46

Explaindio Good Practices
08:05
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Explainer Video Fundamentals
9 Lectures 24:09

An overview of what explainer videos are

Preview 00:40

You'll learn more about what explainer videos are by understanding three major components of explainer videos.

Types of Explainer Videos
04:30

Script Structure Overview
00:43

Script Structure POV
01:45

Script Structure Part I
03:09

Script Structure Part II
01:59

Script Structure Part III
02:50

Six Important Aspects of Explainer Videos
02:31

Script Structure: Part IV
06:02
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Stock Videos, Images, Audio, and More
6 Lectures 19:45

A Note on Copyright
01:26

We're going to dive right in showing you many great places you can go to obtain stock images and illustrations.

Obtaining Stock Images and Illustrations
07:41

Obtaining Stock Videos
03:11

Finally, in this lesson I'll show you many great places you can go to obtain stock audio and sound effects.

Obtaining Sound Effects and Audio Tracks
04:04

You'll learn a couple different options for obtaining voice-overs along with my suggestions.

Voice-over Time
02:35
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Creating an Explainer Video: Step-by-Step
16 Lectures 01:41:49
Intro
00:38

In this lesson you'll learn how to create a great script for your client... And it's not as hard as you may think.

Script Creation
01:43

Script Questionnaire
02:33

Writing a Script Based on Time Length of Video
01:27

In this video we'll take the script from the previous lesson and divide it up into scenes to be used for creating the video.

Divide the Script Into Scenes Intro
00:35

Dividing the Script Into Scenes
04:42

You'll learn how I obtain voice-overs.

Voice-over
02:09

Why Not Just Use the Premade Slide Packs?
01:26

Creative Process: Turn Scenes into Animations Part 1
11:22

Creative Process: Turn Scenes into Animations Part 2
11:08

Creative Process: Turn Scenes into Animations Part 3
12:14

Creative Process: Turn Scenes into Animations Part 4
12:32

Creative Process: Turn Scenes into Animation Part 5
08:16

This is where the project really comes together. In this lesson you'll learn how to sync the voice-over to the animation.

Syncing the Voice-over to the Animation Part 1
08:02

Syncing the Voice-over to the Animation Part 2
17:08

Syncing the Voice-over to the Animation Part 3
05:54
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Charging Your Clients
4 Lectures 11:03
Charging Your Clients
01:41

An overview of the various parts of the video that you'll want to charge your clients for.

What to Charge Your Client For
05:32

Quoting Your Client
03:50

An Example Quote
1 page
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Selling Your Services
3 Lectures 13:58

You'll learn the #1 place I go to in order to obtain new clients and how to set up shop there to mimic my success.

My #1 Place to Sell Explainer Videos
11:36

In this lesson you will learn some other great ways to obtain clients.

Other Great Ways to Obtain Clients
01:34

In Closing
00:48
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Resources
2 Lectures 01:59
Links from Lectures
01:10

Connect With UDEMY Instructor Charles Fisher
00:49
About the Instructor
Charles Fisher
4.8 Average rating
37 Reviews
166 Students
1 Course
IT Professional at Udemy

I have two associates degrees. One in Software development and one in Networking. I'm also currently working towards a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. I have worked in many different area of IT over the past 10 years. Some of those areas include:

Operations
Technical Support
System Administration
Web Design
Data Center Administration

My goal, here on Udemy, is to share with you great quality, easy-to-understand, content that will provide value to your life by showing you skill-sets that you can start using.