Episode 188

Managing Time as a Creator - Part 2

Explore the art of efficient video creation with a focus on time management… 

Each stage of production takes consideration, time and effort, so what tools and processes can you put in place to streamline your workflow and create fantastic videos faster?

This is part 2 of our fascinating conversation with YouTube creator, speaker and entrepreneur, Nick Nimmin. In it he explains his super-organized video creation process and takes us through the tips, tricks and hacks that make his work easier.

Nick tells us the benefits of keeping things simple, why your main goal should be to provide your audience with maximum value and tips on how to do that. Plus he explores how AI tools can help with ideation and shares a welcome reminder – don’t expect instant results. Even the seasoned pros are always learning!

Learning points from the episode include:

  • 00:00 – Introduction
  • 01:34 – Nick’s tips for speeding up video creation
  • 06:08 – ChatGPT’s helpful feature for ideation
  • 09:24 – Discussing Nick’s set-up
  • 12:44 – What you need to get started making videos
  • 15:36 – The beauty of simplicity
  • 17:57 – Focus on providing value to your audience
  • 21:44 – Does every YouTube creator need to consider brand?
  • 27:30 – Don’t expect instant results!
  • 33:02 – A quick tip for designing thumbnails
  • 36:24 – Nick’s final tips
  • 42:29 – Outro 

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About the Podcast

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The Visual Lounge
Discussions about the power of visuals and videos and how to make them even better.

About your host

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Matthew Pierce

Matthew Pierce, Learning & Video Ambassador from TechSmith Corporation, has created videos for learning and marketing for over a decade. He is the lead behind TechSmith Academy, a free platform teaching video and image creation for business, which has been used by tens of thousands of users. He is the host of The Visual Lounge Podcast from TechSmith, which streams live on Youtube and LinkedIn weekly. Matthew is a regular speaker at multiple learning and development-focused conferences and is a regular contributor to various training publications. Connect with him on LinkedIn.