10 reminders from 2014 about how hard whiteboard videos rock

Top 10 posts 2014

Our feet hardly touched the ground in 2014. As New Year approaches, here are 10 must-read posts from the year. Get your creative juices flowing, pick up some invaluable insider tips, and rediscover why whiteboard videos are in a league of their own.

What a year. VideoScribe 2 was released, including iPad, iPhone and Android apps. The latest feature-rich version is almost out of beta.

Many of you entered our business competition, won by this cracker. We made new worksheets, tutorials, FAQs and a forum to help you out. SVG Studio grew and the Video Scribing book was published. 

VideoScribe was used in over 135 countries around the world, from flipped classrooms to Mashable. We hope it played a part in making your year successful. Here’s to engaging your audience in 2015!

1)  10 Business uses for VideoScribe you hadn’t thought of

Some great examples (a couple really surprising) of how whiteboard videos can transform your business. 

2)  The Psychology behind whiteboard videos

15% increase in learning? If Dr Wiseman says it, it must be true. 

3)  9 Free tools to pimp VideoScribe

So handy. The best free image creation and editing software, plus sound, conversion and maths tools.

4)  Just how effective are scribe videos anyway? (Infographic) 

Really effective. But you already know that. Here are the stats to back you up.

5)  One academy alone reaches 1 million kids with whiteboard video

When these guys say ‘you’re making a difference’ it makes us tear up. Sniff. Moving on…

6)  8 Classic storytelling techniques for engaging presentations

Learn from centuries of storytelling wisdom to make your own presentations more powerful in seconds. It feels like cheating, but it works.

7)  How to use VideoScribe with Powerpoint, Keynote and Prezi

File this under E – for Easier than you think.

8)  5 Ways to be more creative and make better videos

Struggling for inspiration? Take a deep breath, and try one of these suggestions. Simple, maybe, but this is the reminder that you need.

9)  7 Secret strategies to get your YouTube videos seen

Solid advice that boosts your videos. They should teach this kind of thing in school.

10)  How we did the morphing in our new explainer video

Thanks to everyone who asked. Some tricks and tips for you advanced video scribers.

That’s it. On behalf of everyone at Sparkol, have a fantastic New Year. See you in 2015.

 

  • Phillip Ralph

    Gabriel, thanks for the article. You make some excellent and useful points. Just out of interest, where are the images from in the article – are they from the svg site? Thanks, Phil.

    • SparkolGabriel

      Hi Phil. They are original images by our illustrators – pulled together from the various blog posts listed.