Not everything you find online is free and safe to use in your blog, website, online course, or other creation. In this course, you’ll learn what is safe to use, without risking copyright infringement. You’ll learn about public domain, creative commons, and fair use. You’ll discover the best tools and techniques for finding free, safe-to-use, photos, clip art images, videos, stock footage, B-Roll, music, sound effects, and background textures, patterns, and images.
As an added bonus, you’ll learn how to download YouTube videos and Facebook videos. You’ll discover how to import all this great content into video editors like Camtasia and iMovie to make more engaging and compelling online presentations for teaching, for social media marketing, or whatever Internet content you create. You’ll also receive links to awesome free resources for finding all kinds of public domain content.
In this first lesson you'll learn about concepts like copyright, public domain, creative commons, fair use. These will help you to gain a better understanding of what you can safely using in your online creations without fear of copyright infringement.
Here you will learn the quickest, easiest way to search multiple public domain sites for any word or phrase that best describes the picture you're looking for.
Sometimes you may want to go looking for a theme or general look-and-feel, rather than a specific word or phrase. This lesson will show you how to browse for photos, clipart, videos, music, sound effects, and background images.
In this lecture you'll learn how to download videos from YouTube and Facebook, and how to use them in popular video editors like Camtasia and iMovie.
Alan Simpson is an award-winning web developer, author, and online educator. He is the author of over 100 computer books published in over a dozen languages throughout the world. Millions of satisfied readers and students throughout the world have praised him as a master communicator and outstanding tech instructor for non-techies.