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Vine™ in 10 Minutes, Sams Teach Yourself by Michael Miller

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Lesson 14. Shooting a How-To

In this lesson, you learn how to use Vine to create how-to videos, in six seconds or less.

How to Plan a How-To Video—Step-by-Step

Six seconds isn’t a lot of time to show someone how to do something, but it can be done. In fact, how-to videos are some of the most popular videos on Vine.

Before you attempt to shoot a how-to video, however, you need to do a little planning. It’s a real challenge to cram a lot of steps into six little seconds.

Understanding How-To Videos

A how-to video is just what the name implies, a video that shows you how to do something. How-to videos (and books, for that matter) lay out what you need to do to accomplish a specific task, in a step-by-step series of instructions. That is, you ...

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