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Hands-On Guide to Video Blogging and Podcasting

Book Description

For all of your video and audio blogging business and professional communication needs, this book is it!

The Hands-on Guide to Video Blogging and Podcasting provides tremendous value to those content publishers, big and small, that want to create syndicated video blog and podcast content. The simplified, plain talking break-down the authors bring to the book will give everyone the tools to plan, create, and execute a blog/podcast outlet.

This book explains these emerging media tools from a professional perspective. Quickly learn the technical aspects of video blogging and podcasting along with their business and financial ramifications.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Halftitle
  3. Title
  4. Copyright
  5. Dedication
  6. Table of Contents
  7. Acknowledgments
  8. About the Authors
  9. Introduction
  10. Chapter 1: Quick Start
    1. Record Some Video
    2. Edit Your Video
    3. Conclusion
  11. Chapter 2: Podcasting and Video Blogging Basics
    1. Anatomy of a Blog
    2. A Brief History of Blogs
    3. Conclusion
  12. Chapter 3: Podcasting and Video Blogging Uses
    1. Getting Familiar with Rich-Media Blogging
    2. Personal and Special Interest Uses
    3. Mainstream Media Uses
    4. Corporate Uses
    5. Conclusion
  13. Chapter 4: Tuning In to Multimedia Blogs
    1. Multimedia Blogs: Feeds and Enclosures
    2. Web-Based Aggregators
    3. Local Clients
    4. Linux and Friends
    5. Mobile Clients
    6. Conclusion
  14. Chapter 5: Monetizing New Content Delivery Models
    1. Mainstream Media Invasion
    2. Success Criteria
    3. Mainstream Media Advertising
    4. Business Models for Podcasts and Video Blogs
    5. Ancillary Business Models
    6. Conclusion
  15. Chapter 6: New Skills for a New Technology
    1. Blog Basics
    2. Enter the Blogosphere
    3. Conclusion
  16. Chapter 7: Mobile Video Blogging and Podcasting
    1. Quick Start Moblogging
    2. Other Moblogging Options
    3. Laptop “Moblog”
    4. Posting From PDAs
    5. Conclusion
  17. Chapter 8: In the Studio and On-the-Go
    1. Spaces and Acoustics
    2. Spaces and Video
    3. Virtual Spaces
    4. Audio and Video On-the-Go
    5. Conclusion
  18. Chapter 9: Essential Tools
    1. A Powerful Computer
    2. A/V Editing Software
    3. A/V Hardware
    4. Conclusion
  19. Chapter 10: Audio Production and Post-Production
    1. Microphones and Mixers
    2. Production Preparation and Voice Talent
    3. Recording
    4. Editing and Mixing
    5. Mixdown and Compressing for Podcasting
    6. Conclusion
  20. Chapter 11: Video Production and Post-Production
    1. Think Post-Production While in Pre-Production
    2. Encoding Video
    3. Editing
    4. Conclusion
  21. Chapter 12: Hosting and Bandwidth
    1. Bandwidth Pricing
    2. Content Hosting
    3. Basic Web Hosts
    4. Web Hosts with Blogging Services
    5. Feed Converters
    6. Torrents and Alternative Content Delivery
    7. Free Video Blog and Podcast Hosts
    8. Podcast Specific Services
    9. High Volume Hosting Services
    10. In-House and Co-Located Hosting
    11. Negotiating Large Hosting Deals
    12. Conclusion
  22. Chapter 13: Assembling Blog Entries
    1. Blogging Applications
    2. FeedBurner
    3. Hosted Media Services
    4. Conclusion
  23. Chapter 14: Licensing and Copyrights
    1. Copyrights and Other Rights
    2. Podsafe Source Material
    3. Conclusion
  24. Chapter 15: Case Studies
    1. EricRice.com
    2. RyanEdit.com
    3. Rocketboom.com
  25. Appendix: Administration
    1. Conclusion
  26. Glossary
  27. Index