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Vimeo Essential Training

with Jason Osder

Video: Welcome

Discover how you can find a creative outlet and audience for your videos on Vimeo, the high-quality, ad-free video-hosting alternative.
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  1. 1m 18s
    1. Welcome
    2. Using the exercise files
  2. 7m 32s
    1. What is Vimeo?
      1m 10s
    2. Being aware of privacy, copyright, and ethical issues on Vimeo
      1m 29s
    3. Understanding Creative Commons licensing on Vimeo
      2m 31s
    4. Using the Vimeo help features
      2m 22s
  3. 9m 23s
    1. Watching videos
      2m 12s
    2. Browsing on Vimeo
      3m 44s
    3. Searching for videos
      3m 27s
  4. 31m 46s
    1. Creating an account
      3m 16s
    2. Building a Vimeo profile
      3m 10s
    3. Exploring account options
      3m 34s
    4. Understanding Vimeo Plus and PRO accounts
      7m 1s
    5. Liking and saving videos for later
      2m 1s
    6. Following users and channels and joining groups
      3m 32s
    7. Managing your feed
      1m 48s
    8. Viewing videos in Couch mode
      2m 23s
    9. Watching videos on demand (paid content)
      1m 3s
    10. Uploading your first video
      3m 58s
  5. 9m 46s
    1. Creating content for the Vimeo community
      1m 36s
    2. Planning the production process
      2m 28s
    3. Shooting tips for Vimeo
      2m 20s
    4. Editing and post-production tips for Vimeo
      3m 22s
  6. 11m 49s
    1. Understanding the Vimeo upload process
      1m 46s
    2. Understanding video resolution
      2m 53s
    3. Making sure video is deinterlaced
      2m 20s
    4. Using the recommended optimization specifications
      4m 50s
  7. 20m 34s
    1. Choosing software and workflow for Vimeo uploads
      2m 5s
    2. Exporting from Adode Premiere Pro
      3m 9s
    3. Uploading from Final Cut Pro
      5m 22s
    4. Uploading from iMovie
      2m 49s
    5. Uploading from Windows Movie Maker
      3m 43s
    6. Uploading directly from a mobile device
      3m 26s
  8. 25m 38s
    1. Changing video settings and privacy options
      5m 59s
    2. Embedding Vimeo videos onto a web page
      3m 54s
    3. Creating an album on Vimeo
      3m 53s
    4. Creating a Vimeo channel
      6m 9s
    5. Using Vimeo with social networks
      5m 43s
  9. 12m 18s
    1. Exploring the Enhancer and the Music Store
      5m 28s
    2. Creating video widgets
      3m 3s
    3. Using statistics
      3m 47s
  10. 42s
    1. Next steps

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Vimeo Essential Training
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Vimeo is the high-quality, ad-free video hosting and sharing solution for independent filmmakers and artists. Discover how you can find a creative outlet and audience for your videos on Vimeo. Jason Osder shows you how to explore what the site has to offer, watch videos, join the Vimeo community, and upload content. The course includes editing and compression tips, as well as a demonstration of Vimeo Plus and Vimeo PRO, which offer options such as higher video quality, optional widgets, and access to viewer statistics. Plus, learn to access and offer paid content on demand.

Topics include:
  • Understanding Creative Commons licensing
  • Watching standard and high-definition video
  • Searching Vimeo
  • Creating an account and building a profile
  • Understanding what Vimeo Plus and Vimeo PRO offer
  • Joining groups
  • Saving favorites
  • Uploading content
  • De-interlacing video
  • Exporting from Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, and more
  • Uploading from a mobile device
  • Creating video widgets
  • Exploring the Enhancer and Music Store
  • Using statistics


(MUSIC). Welcome to Vimeo Essential Training, I'm Jason Osder. Whether you are a creator or a connoisseur of high quality video, Vimeo has a lot to offer. We'll find and watch exciting high definition videos on Vimeo and join the online community. I'll show you how to prepare content for Vimeo, with any eye toward preserving the true quality of your shooting and editing. We'll take a look at Vimeo Plus. A paid upgrade that adds a more professional feature set. I'm excited to share with you all of the advantages.

Now, let's jump into Vimeo Essential Training.

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Q: This course was revised on 7/2/2013. What changed?
A: We added new tutorials on the Creative Commons licensing model, the Vimeo Plus and Vimeo PRO account types, watching videos on demand and in Couch Mode, and the Enhancer and Music Store features.





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