The Friday Roundup – Engagement & Sticking to the Subject

YouTube Videos with Higher Retention Rates
This is an excellent tutorial not just on how to structure a video for greater audience engagement but also some real tips on the secret sauce to YouTube success!
That secret sauce? B-roll.
A lot of people say you are supposed to use it but they rarely give exact details on exactly how, where and why you should do it.
On top of…
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The Friday Roundup – NewBlue Color Filters and Livestreams

Corel VideoStudio – Working with NewBlue Color Filters
At this point of its development Corel VideoStudio offers some pretty impressive, almost pro grade color correction and grading tools.
Thee are in addition to some pretty good auto correct features and include a full range of Color Wheels, Histograms, Vector scopes etc. for more advanced work.
What a lot of people…
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The Friday Roundup – Pinnacle Studio 26 Update and Editing Tips

Pinnacle Studio 26 Update News
This week Corel announced the release of the latest version of their top of the line video editing software Pinnacle Studio 26.
The really big news about this is that this new version boasts pretty much no new features at all and from my point of view I think that’s a really good thing!
When Corel first purchased Pinnacle Studio from Avid…
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Some Video Editing Basics


Before you get into the process of editing that mountain of video you have had slowly piling up it is worth taking the time to figure out just where you are going with your video editing.
On these pages I will cover a few of the basic concepts so that you can gain a clearer understanding of what video editing entails and what you should be expecting to achieve.
Most people…
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The Friday Roundup – YouTube Tips and NewBlue Titler Pro

Why Most YouTubers FAIL (but You can Succeed)
Last year I was roped in to edit together some simple YouTube videos for my wife and some of her friends.
My wife started the trend and because she has a husband that can edit of course I got the job!
Then her friends followed and pretty soon it was all I was doing.
Cut to today and my wife is the only one still producing…
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