Breaking Down Content
When you break educational content down to its fundamentals, it’s all about helping people to address a need or solve a problem. And that’s what informs all of Kevin Stratvert’s videos.
With almost 2 million subscribers on YouTube, Kevin teaches millions of students around the world every month across YouTube, Instagram, TikTok, and other social media platforms to help them master technology, achieve more at work, and succeed at school. He's been featured on CNBC, Fast Company, GeekWire, and Windows Central. He's an ex-Microsoft Product Manager and is now a full-time educational content creator.
Kevin joins this episode of The Visual Lounge to share a look into his process, why his videos are about solving problems, and his tips for improving your own videos. We also hear about how he first got into video and how he defines success when it comes to creating content.
Learning points from the episode include:
0:00 - Introduction
1:48 - What led Kevin to start making videos
3:52 – How Kevin defines video success
7:40 - Kevin’s top tip to improve your videos
8:53 – Why Kevin decided to become a content creator
13:08 – Kevin’s process for creating videos
17:14 – The editing and recording process
20:28 - What other creators can learn from Kevin’s process
23:38 – How Kevin designs slides
26:37 – Video length and the impact on viewer retention
30:22 – Speed round questions
34:28 – Outro
Important links and mentions:
- Connect with Kevin on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevinstratvert/
- Follow Kevin on Twitter: https://twitter.com/kevstrat
- Follow Kevin on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kevinstratvert/
- Kevin Stratvert’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/kevinstratvert