Finding Your Voice: Creating Ideas for Beginning a Pod or Videocast Series.

Notes from 2009 COMO Conference in Columbus, Georgia

Finding Your Voice: Creating Ideas for Beginning a Pod or Videocast Series.

Listen and Learn!
Listen and Learn!

Presenters:Sarah Steiner, Jason Puckett

Identifiability of your audience: Aim for the outcome you want with content .

Identify your medium: video/ audio

Audio

Video

Non-verbal cues

Think about close captioning for all videos

Identify your approach:

informal/formal

team based/individual/global

Make sure that you get your point across or sneak information in on them.

Decide if you want to do a one shot vs. serial.

Identify needs:

What skills do you possess or need.

What tools or software do you have access to or knowledge of.

Identify allies:

People within your organization that can help you or get involved.

Makes sure that you administration knows whats going on with your program and the direction you’re going .

Recruit your IT friends

Create:

Use social networks to get the word out.

Work within your range of ability, don’t bite off too much.

Archive.org copy for free music.

Upload and Market:

Consider doing in a blog with RSS feed.

Make sure Google can find it

Embedded content is always a good idea.

Make sure format is playable.

Examples:

Ask IUB Libraries– YouTube

Library Insider podcast from Georgia State University

Learning Commons Theatre from Georgia State University

View the Slideshare of this presentation.

ssteiner@gsu.edu

jpuckett@gsu.edu

For more on Jason read his blog.

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