A good way to show someone how-to complete a given task is with the help of a video. I find that screencasting is a very effective way to make a video for free that can be used for computer software training and other online tasks. In these three short episodes I'll show you how you can create a free video online and quickly turn it into a podcast for distribution to a wider, mostly untapped, audience.
1. Screencasting 101 – Learn how easy it is to create a free video screencast
Screentoaster is no longer available.
Screencast-o-matic is a great alternative and I use the premium version. It's $15 USD
2. Screencasting 101 Lesson 2 – If you are wondering how to create a podcast from your video, watch as I demonstrate using Blip.tv to go from screencast to podcast and how your podcast can be syndicated in the iTunes library for download.
3. Screencasting 101 Lesson 3 – Shows how to use TubeMogul enables you to distribute your podcast to multiple video service outlets at once.
Now that you have created your podcast, you can show it off to the world. You can Promote Your Blog With a Podcast or find other creative methods to make money online from your podcast. You might find some inspiration in this article from Mashable 9 Successful Techniques for Making Money From Podcasting.
Give it a try. Can you think of other ways you can make use of a podcast?