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 (44 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.
193 students enrolled
Created by Charles Fisher
Last updated 10/2015
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  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

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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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  • Purchase Explaindio Video Creator
  • Download and install Audacity

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
47 Lectures
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
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

Explaindio Good Practices
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

Script Structure Overview

Script Structure POV

Script Structure Part I

Script Structure Part II

Script Structure Part III

Six Important Aspects of Explainer Videos

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

A Note on Copyright

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

Obtaining Stock Videos

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

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

Voice-over Time
Creating an Explainer Video: Step-by-Step
16 Lectures 01:41:49

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

Script Questionnaire

Writing a Script Based on Time Length of Video

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

Dividing the Script Into Scenes

You'll learn how I obtain voice-overs.


Why Not Just Use the Premade Slide Packs?

Creative Process: Turn Scenes into Animations Part 1

Creative Process: Turn Scenes into Animations Part 2

Creative Process: Turn Scenes into Animations Part 3

Creative Process: Turn Scenes into Animations Part 4

Creative Process: Turn Scenes into Animation Part 5

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

Syncing the Voice-over to the Animation Part 2

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

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

What to Charge Your Client For

Quoting Your Client

An Example Quote
1 page
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

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

Other Great Ways to Obtain Clients

In Closing
2 Lectures 01:59
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About the Instructor
Charles Fisher
4.8 Average rating
44 Reviews
193 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:

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.