I need suggestions on creating a portfolio for Camtasia 2018

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I would like suggestions for creating a portfolio using Camtasia 2018. Does anyone have any suggestions?
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Could you be more specific? A portfolio of what kind of content, for delivery how? 
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Sorry for my late reply. I am seeking ideas for the kind of content I can put together for an e Learning portfolio.   The kind of content might come from ideas I get from other professionals suggestions.

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I've been dying for a question like this! I take it you want to create 8 or 10 distinctly different videos featuring topics you could show a  Adobe Reader potential customers? First, if the portfolio should feature YOUR acumen using Camtasia and iTunes creating interesting, easy to follow videos.and Discord 
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I've been dying for a question like this! I take it you want to create 8 or 10 distinctly different videos featuring topics you could show potential customers? First, if the portfolio should feature YOUR acumen using Camtasia and creating interesting, easy to follow videos. I wouldn't worry about topics too much, customers would know your portfolio is selling 'your' abilities and if you do a bang-up job in your samples, they will believe you can do a bang-up job for them. It's up to the customer to define what they want and how they'd like you to present their material.
Now to your request for recommendations. I have videos I've place on Experts-Exchange.com - see:

My topics are math, Excel, and VBA.
   https://www.experts-exchange.com/videos/6020/Binomial-Distribution.html       
   https://www.experts-exchange.com/videos/6026/Enumerating-Prime-Numbers-in-Excel-VBA.html       
   https://www.experts-exchange.com/videos/6359/Examples-of-Enumerating-Permutations-and-Combinations.h...       
   https://www.experts-exchange.com/videos/6481/How-to-find-and-eliminate-duplicate-files-on-your-Windo...   

I'm an old guy and often, my tongue trips on my lips and these videos could certainly be improved. I also have several more I'd like to do (or have done for me?):
   Parametric Equations   (Sample graphs @:)
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1Dv-JOo_eU9WCKwV7WuFGM8f6ApkLH3f8
   Random Number Generators  
   Personal encryption  (Liquid-Crypto's Red-Ops)

If interested I'd send you programs and spreadsheets, teach you everything about them, then let you create!




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Ed Covney thank you so much for your awesome response! Your tutorials are very impressive! And I appreciate the fact that you appreciate my question as well.  When I have questions about Excel, (which I know I will), I will definitely reach out to you!
Thank you so much!
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Ed,

Great videos. Your Excel skills are through the roof!

If I could make one suggestion: Your prime numbers video and your permutations video both show about 29 rows of the Excel sheet, which is comfortable for the viewer. But the polynomial video shows about 48 rows, which is a bit small for my old eyes. For the first 3 minutes of that video, all your content is on the upper-left side of your screen, which would be easy to zoom into to make everything easier to read. Later on, if you could pan back and forth between the left and right sides, then pull back to show the whole thing, you might help our comprehension.

But great videos none the less!
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I wouldn't disagree with your suggestions, but I did find it a lot easier to view by using the selector at the bottom right to pump it up to 1080p then expand to full screen. At the default of 540p it's almost illegible but at the higher res with full screen it's quite crisp.

Nonetheless, as a general principle zeroing in on the action is, as you said, a very good idea.
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Dave & Mal - Thanks for the feedback, but you may be mistaking me for someone who knows how to use Camtasia to its full ability. I do all my videos in 1080P and EE then re-renders them to?? for those who don't own the better h/w. In any event, you scroll down below the video, I have a link to  all my Excel sheets - maximize them to 4K if you're able!
If I remembered how, I'd download them to TechSmith's screencast.
Also you can scroll down below the video and view my macro code for the find primes button or download the spreadsheet and play.
To the mathematicians among you, the code beneath the Binomial Distribution (creating the table by calculation) may be a first combinatorics calculation documented for this distribution.
Also I was dead serious above my plea for someone to help produce better videos. If either of you are interested (or anyone), I make you the same offer as ELearningDesigner.
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I'm amazed that ExpertsExchange is still around actually; at one time it was the most widely loathed site on the Internet because its pages would choke Google search results with "teaser" answers which often weren't actually answers. This led to it being one of the most blocked sites on the Internet at one time. I still have a shortcut that I used to use to actively block it from search results, though in a rare example of customer responsiveness Google largely torpedoed the site on its own initiative. I still see the occasional search result from it, but they're rare.

That aside though, it appears that when you upload a video EE will create downsized versions of it as well. This isn't necessarily a bad thing since 1080p can be overkill in some cases and it just wastes bandwidth. By default is seems to show the 520p resolution but you can change that yourself by just clicking at the bottom right of it. (Incidentally, YouTube has a resolution selection option in roughly the same place). The video can be put into full screen via the double headed arrow at the bottom right:

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Actually Mal, EE a membership (dues) site, requested that "search engines" to NOT search their site - exactly what I had my web developer do for me when I had my site.  Web developers would know exactly how to keep search engines out.
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Thank you for your responses. I will review and get back to you.  Sorry for my late reply to everyone.
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