Hi there! My name is Gideon Shalwick and welcome to my personal video blog!

What You Will Find On This Video Blog

This blog is about the latest developments in online video marketing techniques.

Inside my videos, I show you:

  • What the latest and best video technologies to use are
  • How to grow your business using online video
  • Tips and strategies for increasing traffic to your website using online video
  • The latest information on video SEO and related information
  • How to dominate your niche using online video marketing
  • And much MUCH more as you’ll see when you browse through my videos

Please join in the discussion as this is where the real value takes place.

(Just read some of the thousands of comments to see what I mean…)

Get A FREE Copy Of My Latest Book!

I’ve just released a powerful new book that teaches you how to use online video to totally dominate your niche online.

It’s 92 pages long, chock full of actionable information, and will help you on the road to success with online video.

There has already been over 38,000 downloads and hundreds of ravings reviews, so make sure you get your copy too!

You can get your FREE copy here:

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How I Stumbled Onto Online Video Marketing…

Back in mid 2000, I had a great job at a cutting edge technology company, earning a healthy salary and steadily climbing the corporate ladder.

Everything went kinda great, except, in the back of my mind, I knew there was something not quite right.

After reading some great entrepreneurial books, I was challenged to quit my comfortable little lifestyle, and embark on an adventure I’ve only been dreaming of up to that point…

To start my very own business!

I was totally freaked out at the beginning… And it wasn’t after chatting to a wealthy entrepreneur friend a couple of years later (who gave me the “prod” in the right direction) that I finally took the plunge!

My first business was in the personal development space where I wrote a 200+ page book in 21 days, and managed to get it distributed to 77 countries around the world using the internet.

After this initial success, I thought I had it all sussed out, when I realised I had NO CLUE about how to run a successful online business. So, my little book business quickly floundered after it’s initial success.

I then tried my hand at another online based businesses, but that one failed badly. I was at my wit’s end. Here I was, following this adventure and promise of wealth and success, but yet could not even afford to go out for dinner with my wife or buy new clothes!

Finally, I decided to have one more crack at it…

For 6 more months, I focussed like a madman working exclusively on my next project, without ANY pay or income. And this is when I teamed up with another entrepreneur to create the Become A Blogger brand.

Within the first 2 weeks of launching, the business had over 10,000 subscribers, and a healthy $20k+ income per month. It was life changing compared to the meagre income I was earning before that!

That business now has over 40,000 subscribers, and is one of the top blogging training brands in the world.

From there, I launched yet another online based business in the magic niche with a local magician. The business was an “instant” success, and it’s videos on YouTube has now had many millions of views and tens of thousands of subscribers!

Next up, I started up my own video training business, teaching people everything I’ve learned about online business, and how I was able to get amazing success using YouTube. My latest book, Rapid Video Blogging, has now been downloaded over 38,000 from people all over the world. And the business is getting a ton of new subscribers every single day from people in over 167 countries.

Currently, I am working on a brand new startup at www.splasheo.com focussed on helping main stream video content producers create much better videos, and reach a much bigger audience.

To learn more about what I do, please check out the rest of my pages at www.GideonShalwick.com.

107 Responses to About

  1. GO GIDS!
    Nice one brother!

  2. Just wanted to tell readers that Gideon’s products are great. My wife and I used Gideon’s product Become A Blogger to launch our website http://www.inspirationtheride.com. He provides great information for a great value. You get your money’s worth.

    The best thing I like is his ability to put the information simply on a video. Although I took a C++ computer programming class while I was studying nuclear engineering, I had no clue how to do most of the things that Gideon shows you how to do in his videos. His free series alone can get you started. The icing on the cake is the paid how-to videos you get in the become a blogger program.

    Anyhow, I just wanted to say that Gideon’s products are great and I have experience with them. I wish everyone who uses his products the best success and abundance.

    Take Care

    • Gideon Shalwick


      Thanks for the nice words Elliot!

      Much appreciated!


  3. Hi, Gideon,

    My son, Marty, pointed me in the direction of your website. He’s certainly enthused with it.

    You can’t do anything but succeed, mate, because you’re exercising one of the fundamental Laws of Life: the more you give, the more you receive.

    I’m quite new to the game of “navigating around the Internet” though I have been a writer for forty years. (Other interests are public speaking, oral storytelling and serious meditation)

    Yes, I think you will do well.

    Tell me, Gideon – are you into presenting to groups -I’m talking of face-to-face- running workshops, that sort of thing? And you say you’re quite new in Australia. (I’m came out from England as a fourteen-year-old in 1951) What city do you live in here in Aussie?

    Thanks for a chance to view and listen to your current video. I’m pretty sure I’ll revisit this site…maybe even make a habit of it. But now to continue with my own writing…



    • Gideon Shalwick

      Hey Tom

      Thanks for your very kind words of support and encouragement! Much appreciated!

      Yes, I do talk in front of groups – I really enjoy in fact! Why do you ask?

      All the best!

      Gideon Shalwick

  4. Mr C


    Your Videos are Great! The How to Be a Blogger series shows the world your skill and dedication.

    I look forward to seeing and reading your blogging content!

    • Gideon Shalwick

      Thanks Mr C!

      Much appreciated!

      Gideon Shalwick

  5. good day to you Mr shalwick . do you remember me from Friday afternoon .. the train?
    nice website brother .
    p.s thanks for the insight into business you gave me . i will be sure to read those books you told me about .
    as you now have my main email address be sure to give us a buz some time

    • Gideon Shalwick


      Wow! You remembered to get back to me! That’s already a great sign that you will be very successful one day!

      As Woody Allen used to say, “90% of success is turning up!”.

      As promised, I will send you access to my Become A Blogger course…

      Talk soon my friend!


  6. diana

    I signed up for your killer you tube class December 8th at 8pm – but I haven’t received the information to join the class.

    • Gideon Shalwick

      Hey Diana

      Sorry for the late reply here… things got a bit hectic leading up to the webinar.

      But I notice that you were able to confirm your email address etc.

      Everything all set for you now?


  7. gil leder

    i signed up for the webinar today killer youtubestrategie, i payed but didn’t got
    the verifying email.
    can you send it to me !!!!!

    • Gideon Shalwick

      Just sent you a couple of emails with access details Gil.

      Please check your email :)


  8. gil leder

    when i can not see the webinar live, can i see it tomorrow recorded like you told?


  9. Gideon…

    Heard about you through Yaro and was wondering if you have any videos that teach how to get great quality of videos for membership site I’m working on.

    I teach people how to play piano by ear and have been online for 3 years. I’m currently using screenflow and need to know how to get extra clear videos for subscribers to my membership. I want extra good quality.

    Any suggestions?


    • Gideon Shalwick

      Hey Matt

      I am actually working on a solution for you right now…

      It’s a little hard to explain all the details in text. So I’m putting together a video product that will show you all the things you need for high quality production.

      It should be out in the next few weeks… maybe even sooner if you’re lucky :)


      • Gideon…

        I really appreciate that. Keep me posted. And I’ll be the first to give you a whopper of a testimonial!


        • Gideon Shalwick

          No probs Matt – just make sure you are subscribed to my newsletter, and then you should get notified a bit closer to the time of release.

          Talk soon!


          • Got it! Am now a current subscriber!
            Can’t wait.

  10. Dag se Gideon

    You accent sounds VERY familiar – are you from SA originally? If so, where abouts? I am from Somerset West, Cape Town….



    • Gideon Shalwick

      Hey Paul

      Goeie dag!

      Yes, I am originally from South Africa – Bloemfontein – emmigrated in 1994 to New Zealand, and have now been in Australia for the last 3.5 years – Loving it!

      Somerset West is NICE!

      Talk soon!


      • Ha!! Bloem eh? Nee Lekker man.

        I went through some of your video’s last night and found them to have some BRILLIANT content. Very good timing for me too and I am launching a informaiton product through mobile and internet technology in the next few weeks and also have a e-book on the go at the moment too.

        Do you do any mentoring or anyhting like that?

        Kind regards

        Paul Harrison

        • Gideon Shalwick

          Hey Paul

          Have not released a personal coaching program yet, but I may do in the future…

          In the mean time, you can also check out my latest product for getting lots of traffic from YouTube:


          Talk soon!


      • Andre

        Gideon, Thanks for the reply – nice to know ex-pats are making money online. my reason for being so slow at using the internet is because S.Africa does not always produce massive internet success stories – knowing you are doing it motivates me a lot.

        If you lived in Bloem we might have met – I am better known as “Andre die skreeusnaakse hipnotiseur”

        Lekker dag


        • Gideon Shalwick

          Hey Andre

          How old are you and which school did you go to? I went to Grey College :)


          • Andre

            I am 40, Afrikaans – but performed in Bloem at the Andre Hugenout theatre for many years as “Andre The Hilarious Hypnotist”, actually performing in Bloem again in a months time. As a matter of fact we had heaps of Grey College Students at the shows (they had to come in uniform) and one of my family members “gordon-davis” was a student their – exact year escapes me.

            • Gideon Shalwick

              Ah great stuff! You would have been a few years ahead of me :) I was same year as Ryk Neetling – I used to go to his birthday parties as a kid lol!

              Small world!


              PS: Do you have any videos on YouTube?

  11. Hi Gideon,
    I love your work but I have a request. I was hoping that you could add favicons to your sites.

    I currently have my important sites including gideonshalwick.com, becomeablogger.com/blog/, and becomeablogger.com/premium/member-forum/ setup as faviconized tabs (firefox addon) but these last three sites have no favicon so they unfortunately look identical.

    Pics or didn’t happen: http://img113.yfrog.com/i/3dp.png/

    I’d love to know what you think about favicons in general as well.

  12. Hi, I’m looking at enhancing my item advert on ebay, using a You Tube video & after reading their policies, I can only embed a video that advertises my item..& at the end of my vid, all these other ads/vids come up to click on..is there a setting or how do you stop this from showing? Kind regards, Nigel:)

    • Gideon Shalwick

      Hey Nigel

      When you click on the embed options for your YouTube video, there should be a check box labelel “Include related videos” – just make sure this box is unchecked before you copy the embed code for your video.



  13. Gideon. I love your presentations – well thought out and a far better use of time than most of the junk out there. I wish you all the best in your ventures. Thanks.

    • Gideon Shalwick

      Hey Paul


      I love creating value – and I know it pays off in the long run through experience.

      Talk soon!


  14. Hello Gideon

    Good Morning from Auckland, just a quick question for you on wordpress, what is a good plugin to use for people to leave comments ? , via subscription or other method for your blog ! its quite confusing with so many plug ins, i did try a few but spammers got the better of me so turned it off , for a while, but then forgot which one i had used…. and so on….. look forward to some advice here for others to share also… regards Theo , have a great week

    • Gideon Shalwick

      Hey Theo

      I use three plugins for my comments:

      1. Akismet for spam
      2. Subscribe To Comments and
      3. WordPress Thread Comment


  15. Hey Gideon,

    Long time no see mate! I hope you’re doing well and kicking goals as always.

    Looking forward to catching up soon. :)


    Mike Boyd

    • Gideon Shalwick

      Hey Mike

      Doing pretty well – just gearing up for my next launch, so things are nice and busy!

      What are you up to these days?


  16. Gideon, you’re a magician?!

    Whow, the first person I’ve seen who’s a magician+blogger 😀

    • Gideon Shalwick


      No I’m not a magician, but my business partner is.

      I am, however, quite a fan of magic :)


  17. Hey Gideon. I’ve been a fan since Become a Blogger, and have considered Vlogging or Podcasting.
    But, if you ever knew me, my age group doesn’t really allow me to do that, even though I’d really like to put up videos, or better, podcasts (but sadly at the moment, videos are a much better way) on YouTube.
    The #1 factor in this is my voice on camera, it squeaks up, and it’s totally fail. Other than that, I don’t have the money or it’s not already in my home to buy a good microphone or webcam.

    I myself have considered making money online, but once I found out that you need to have a credit card to access PayPal fully, I gave up. Now I want to blog for the sake of blogging and being heard, but I’d love to Vlog or Podcast.

    Do you have any tips for my dilemma?

    • Gideon Shalwick

      How old exactly are you?

      Maybe it’s just a matter of time and experience for you.

      For me I’ve certainly had to practice a lot.

      And with every video I still seem to learn something new.


      • I’m 13, actually… I know on Yaro’s (old) forums, a lot of the community thought it was cool for kids to start making money through blogging, so I’ve started posting my age everywhere. Haha.

        Maybe, definitely my niche requires both screencasting and face-casting, though my niche isn’t so good! Haha!

        Thanks for the reply though, it’s so cool to have someone with such a big list replying to someone as small as me. 😀

        Within the few days between Rapid Video Blogging and now (well actually, a few days after it came out…because I joined after), did you notice your list has already grown 3000+! WOW!

        That’s really what’s encouraging me, and your eBook tips and Rapid Video Blogging are really going to help me, I can feel it, I just gotta get settled.

        The Niche and Video Problem-ed 13 year old.

        • Gideon Shalwick

          Hey TechyRadhika

          I think you have a very bright future ahead of you if you’ve already started thinking about this kinda stuff at 13. I only started when I was 28!

          So, you’re on a good track :)


  18. Hey Gideon.
    Before I start my comment, I’d just like to say I’m stuck in the same dilemna as TechyRadhika, my age group. I’m actually going to hit a surprise on my parents with AdSense. Due to the factor that I don’t really know what I’d do with the money, and I just want it to see how much I could make, I’m not going to tell them, and see them rip up (or keep!) some AdSense check that’ll come in the mail soon.

    As for my comment, I’m reading your Rapid Video Blogging right now, and I have to say, I really like it, because I know what you’re saying is true. I’ve followed you since BecomeABlogger, and saw FreeMagicLive become good too, so I actually understand what you’re saying! Because it worked on me! (Not the buying part, yet).
    Lots of other eBooks I’ve read, I don’t understand because I don’t know the story of the writer, even though it may seem true.
    So this eBook, Yaro’s Blog Profits BluePrint, and The Roadmap to Become a Blogger are my top 3, because I understood them. This also has to do with both of your writing capabilities, you guys are the first I go to when looking for Internet Marketing.

    Thanks so much Gideon, keep it up! 😀

    And also, for my genre, you don’t really “need” close-up face kind of things. You need a screen recorder, annotations, and background music to be successful, with a good video editor.
    Could you recommend me a screen recorder and a good video editor? It doesn’t have to be free.

    • Gideon Shalwick

      Hey Matt

      On PC you can use Camtasia.

      And on Mac you can use Screenflow.

      And you can also have a look at Jing from Jing Project as well as http://www.screenr.com.


      • Hey Gideon! Thanks for the response!

        Camstasia, doesn’t that cost money?

        I’m looking at Jing Project and Screenr, my first video was up through Screenr, and it was my fault it came out so bad, haha.

        But, I tried Jing Project on one of the games I’m using (sub-topics), and it didn’t work. It might work on the 14 other games (Lol), but I’d have to check.

        I didn’t try Screenr on any games yet, so I should, though the fact that it’s from an internet browser DOES matter. (I try not to have internet open while playing, it’s distracting to my progress.)

        But thanks for the suggestions.

        -Matt Wilson

  19. Hi Gideon
    Its great to meet you. Thanks for the inspirational videos and the detailed report!

  20. Hey Gideon, it’s Matt again.

    I was wondering about backgrounds for my site. Should I go with black (as suggested or preferred in one of your posts..) or should I go with blood red (my blog’s theme’s color).

    Thanks for all of your help.

    And oh, is there any email we could contact you at? Comments are kinda, well, short.

  21. I enjoyed your RapidVideoBlogging report very much and i can say that it has enlightened me. I’d like to translate it into romanian(I”m from Romania). Do you agree, and under what conditions?

    • Gideon Shalwick

      Hey Manuel

      Translating it into Romanian sounds really interesting.

      Can you please send an email to support[AT]rapidvideoblogging.com please?

      I would like to follow up on this via email…


  22. Hi Mr Gideon,
    How could I reach you via email? thanks

    • Gideon Shalwick

      Have you tried support[at]rapidvideoblogging.com yet?


  23. Gideon Shalwick

    Hey Maureen

    Thanks for letting me know… can you please send an email to support[at]rapidvideoblogging.com? My team will then send you an actual copy…


  24. Chris Curwen

    Hi Gideon,

    I’ve just recently discovered you online! I’m so happy that I did. One questions I have for you is what model Sony voice recorder do you use in combo with your Flip cam when recording online videos?

    Much respect,

    Chris Curwen

  25. Pieter Erasmus

    HELP! I cannot connect to http://becomeablogger.com – will you have a look please. I was in the middle of Video 6 :)


    • Gideon Shalwick

      Fixed now :)


  26. Top Stuff!… “YouTube” can rack up the views fast if you have good videos, I found your site from Yaro!…

    Take it easy,


  27. Hello Gideon,

    I read your electronic book Rapid Video Blogging last week and found it full of good ideas. I will begin to put these ideas to practice on my blog http://www.ihath.com

    It would be an honor if you decided to visit my blog. Thank you for all the useful information.

  28. Gideon,

    Great stuff man. I really enjoy reading your blog. I stop by often. Your site is very helpful as I build my own blog:


    As always, thanks for all that you do.


  29. Hi Gideon. Love your stuff. Thinking about doing some charge-to-view videos for my site. Could you point me in the right direction for researching how to do this?


  30. Hi Gideon,

    I purchased FusionHQ on your recommendation, but they don’t have any streaming video option as yet. So how did you solve that problem and also how did you protect your videos inside your membership site?


    • Gideon Shalwick

      Hi Fredrik

      I just use Amazon S3 for storing my video files (flv format). So that seems to work really well for me.

      For my members area, I still use a WordPress blog, with the Flash Player Plugin – that works like magic!


  31. Thanks Gideon. Looks promising!

  32. Hey Gideon,

    You and Mark Vurnum provide the best free content out there. Thanks for that. I don’t know how you’re able to produce such high quality videos. I have a Kodak Zi8 and a Audiovox mic but I can’t seem to get anything even near the quality that you’re producing. Anyway, keep up the great work!!


  33. I have been viewing some of your videos. You are an excellent teacher. Am new to the blogging world. There is a lot to learn to become a successful & effective blogger.

  34. I have been viewing some of your videos. You are an excellent teacher. Am new to the blogging world. There is a lot to learn to become a successful & effective blogger.

    Question: Do you offer a course that focuses on being an affiliate for Amazon.com? Would like to focus on amazon.com to start. Please reply to my email address.



    • Gideon Shalwick

      Unfortunately not Ron…

      But I do offer other courses that go into affiliate marketing quite a bit.

      For example my Rapid Video Blogging Course. The program is closed right now, but keep checking back at the link below since I may open it again soon some time:



  35. Hi Gideon, I really enjoy your videos… Thanks very much..

    I like the background graphic on your channel page at http://www.youtube.com/user/GideonShalwick

    Can you tell me what is best background graphic size, dimensions, safe areas, etc to go with these days?

    Thanks very much,


    • Gideon Shalwick

      Hey Mark

      If you right click on my YouTube background (or anyone for that matter) you should be able to view the background image in isolation. You can then download it and use it as a template for your own design.


  36. Hi Gideon,
    Are you still in NZ? Auckland

    If you give me a call 09 9624896

    and catch up, I got some software build a while ago which mines the longer tail ,based on Ggoole suggest (what people are searching right now)

    Also I have some questions on your rapid video blogging

  37. Excellent videos Gideon, I have reviewed your podcast on my own blog

    • Gideon Shalwick

      Lol! Good one!

  38. Roshan

    Gideon, I’ve been following you for a little while now and I notice you don’t have a strong Facebook presence. Why? Your material is off-the-charts amazing and it would seem such a natural fit for you. Not only that but because of it’s viral nature, your fans would explode on Facebook! I’m a social media guy (www.fb.com/socialrank) and seriously, if you want some help or anything at all with getting started with a powerful page, just let me know brother. I’m here to help!

    [Just so you know that I’m no quack (LOL), let me just let you know that I’m currently working on projects with Chris Farrell (creator of one of the most popular membership sites ever) and Josh Bartlett (the creator of Easy Video Player)].

    • Gideon Shalwick

      Hey Roshan

      I do indeed need a Facebook strategy. Can you please send your proposal to support[AT]rapidvideoblogging.com?

      Talk soon!


      • Roshan

        Will do! Speak soon, my friend.

        Roshan K

  39. thank you for the videos that you have offered please advise any other altenative mic apart from the fancy rode podocaster mic that you are using in your studion. i wouls also like to go into video marketing.


  40. Wes

    I love the video about: Flip Ultra HD vs Kodak Zi8
    But it would have been interesting to list down what are the price equivalent (digital video camera) for other brands too, like canon, nikon, panasonic, etc…

    Interesting the you have a 6-digit income from doing something that you love; by the way is this per year or per month. Im just curious

  41. Fei

    I’m excited to start creating my videos since I’ve been thinking about that lately.. And I’m glad to have found your site and your ebook! I’ll definitely check out the course.. Thank you!


  42. Wilson


    Been following your online advice back to the days when known you from Yaro.
    Would like to get some advice from you, hope that is possible.
    I’m a chinese traditional music teacher, and I know how to play a few traditional chinese musical instrument.
    I am planning to do something similar like you, what would you advice?
    I’m good at playing the “chinese musical instrument.” only.
    If I record my own music and sell it online, will this be ok?
    or do you have any other advice that what I can do online with what I know?
    Hope to hear from you soon.

  43. Hi Gideon.
    Absolutely love your site and the information contained within – well done.
    Quick personal question – you are based in Australia but the accent is definitely South African – am I watching a ex-pat abroad.

    In that case I would love to give you a shout


  44. Hi Gideon,
    I’m going through the mini course right now and LOVING it! It’s becoming so clear what I need to do with my online business. I’m hoping you open up your full course soon.
    Once question for you, do you know of an easy way to privately send short videos back and forth with individual clients? I want my clients to record themselves giving a 2 minute sample of their speech and I want to be able to send my feedback to them via video. Is there a hosting site that would be easy or something else?
    Thanks so much!
    Annie Ruden

  45. do you use “green screens”?

    also I have Final cut express for my mac, do I still need screenflow?

  46. Gideon,
    I just love your videos! You have so much GREAT information you are putting out there! I really hope to follow in your footsteps!

    I would REALLY love to get the name of your video editing guy, I could really use the help!

    Bryan Knowton

  47. hussein

    can you help us with telling us how can we all who wanted to put an optin popup form on the homepage that’s popup on first thing when loading is complete

  48. Hi Gideon

    Is there some reason that you do not appear to be offering a product launch formula 3.2 bonus offer?
    I’m considering getting it and looking around for some bonus ideas.
    You are on my list of people to learn from 😉



    • Gideon Shalwick

      Hey Sean

      Yeah I decided not to promote for it this time round…


  49. Hi Gideon,
    Great information … I’ve been looking for someone like you. I sent this same note on a site that I downloaded your free 92 page report. This is a business proposal for you.

    I have 30 years of experience building very large apparel manufacturing companies.
    The above site http://www.changebythepeople.com is my company and it’s a Positive Message and Positive Sayings Apparel Company. Right now it’s on hold and the shopping cart is temporarily closed. I have other projects I’m working on. You can still go there to see the concept. I’m looking to partner up with a person or persons to build this into a powerhouse internet apparel company. I can do it with the right internet partners. I know how to build a large apparel company. Would you be interested in exploring partnership possibilities with me. Please email me and I could forward more information on me and all the cool trademarks I own. I am on facebook in a small way http://www.facebook.com/barry.sarner , http://www.positivemessagesuniverse.com and
    Regards Barry

  50. hussein

    i want to ask you how did u made ur TOPICS section? can u let me know!

  51. Hi Gideon,

    My name is Piran and I saw that you have quiet a few videos on youtube that focus on quality for home videos.

    We have an educational social video site where people can teach and share what they know best and I would like to give them tips in how to create a better home video, audio, quality/ content inexepensive.
    Do you have any videos that you can recommend? Also if I don’t want them via links to youtube, would you be able to send me the videos to post on our site and if yes how much would you charge for that.

    I just want a couple of simple videos for my audience to improve.



  52. I am still waiting to get into your affiliate program…

  53. Roderick Coleman

    Not sure if you can help me, but could you possibly point me to the person in your organization responsible for monetization decisions on your website?



  54. selim

    hi gideon
    i have read your free video course. i invested into the wrong lights, i do not achieve the white effect as you show on your videos. this is what i boght two times: http://www.brack.ch/tabid/294/Default.aspx?ID=53226
    now, i want to get rid of this and buy here a product: http://www.flolight.com/
    my I ask you, which one you suggest to order there?
    thank you so much!

  55. DeLon Christensen

    I am not happy!!!! I received the email titled “you are registered”. I click on the URL in the email. It takes me to a not very informative site. I eventually get to the wordpress sign in page, I put in my U and P characters, I press ‘enter’ and it takes me back to the original log in page.

    It is in a loop and I’m frustrated. Please get back to me.

    DeLon Christensen

    • Gideon Shalwick

      Oh dear DeLon! Have you sent a message to support@rapidvideoblogging.com yet? Our support team will help you sort this out… sorry for the late reply!


  56. Dear Gideon,

    Good videos do you have. I would like to know how you make the opening background in youtube. It dissapear when the video start. Could you explain this?



  57. Robert

    Sorry but I could not find a contact email.
    I hope you are well.
    Quick question – How many You Tube channels is an Individual allowed legitimately to have?

    Thank you in advance.


  58. Gerard

    Hi Gideon,
    I have some presentations that I want to deliver as a video course. Rather than doing the standard screencast style; I like your style (looking into the camera) and overlaying some elements of the powerpoint to the left of the screen. I assume during video editing. Anyway, my question, how do you try and view a screen to guide yourself through the content. You seem to constantly stare at the camera, without looking at any prompting software (slides) or maybe its all in your head and its done from memory :-)


    • Gideon Shalwick

      I sometimes use prompts – lately I’ve been using my iPad in front of me to help me remember what I want to talk about. But I only use them as prompts… and never word for word.


  59. Dear Sir,


    We are an upcoming Television station in Kenya (East Africa).

    We intend to start broadcasting in September 2012 and we are in the process of developing content for our station.

    Our Television station is free to view and our features will be broadcast nationally. Our content is rated “General Exhibition” and suitable for all ages.

    The main objective of our station is to promote awareness on various issues and we find your content to be very informative.
    We therefore seek your approval to broadcast your content on our television station as it appears on You Tube.

    We will not earn any income or solicit any advertising revenue from the broadcast of your content. Our aim is to enlighten the general public on various relevant issues. We will not alter any graphic and thus your brand will feature on all our broadcasts.

    You will also benefit tremendously through increased awareness of your web site and we will abide by your conditions

    We look forward to your favourable response.

    Yours Faithfully
    Silas Gachanja
    Managing Director

    • Gideon Shalwick

      Sure thing. Keep me posted on your progress.


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