The Startup Filmmaker’s Journey to Creating an Online Course. 

Follow business-owner Michael as he takes you with him on his journey to create his own course.  All the detail and tangible results, with real-time case study content.

Perfecting Your Course Videos: Editing for Engagement and Retention

Perfecting Your Course Videos: Editing for Engagement and Retention

Hello again! Here we are, entering the home stretch of our blog series on how to create your own online course. For anyone new to the discussion, I’m Michael DiBiasio-Ornelas, a co-founder of Fair Share Films. With Spotlightr’s help, I’m cataloging our journey creating our first online course, The...

How to Record The Video Modules for Your Online Course

How to Record The Video Modules for Your Online Course

A Real-Time Case Study on Video Recording, from a First Time Course Creator Welcome back to our blog series detailing how to create your own online course, featuring real-time testimony from me, Michael DiBiasio-Ornelas, a co-founder at Fair Share Films. Together with Spotlightr, I’m detailing our...

Camtasia vs. Screenflow for Video Course Creators

Camtasia vs. Screenflow for Video Course Creators

You Can’t Really Go Wrong With Either Choice, but One App Might Fit Better Depending On Your Needs When it comes to producing videos for online course, two of the most popular options for screen recording and video editing are Camtasia and ScreenFlow.  Each has its strengths compared to the other....

What Is Visme Used For In Video Course Production

What Is Visme Used For In Video Course Production

Visme Can Be A Powerful Tool for Creating a Great Course for Lower Up-front Costs Let’s say you’re thinking of creating your first video course, or even a second or third. Maybe you have a good idea on where to start with your content, but you want to test your ideas without breaking the bank....

How to Sell an Online Course

How to Sell an Online Course

Course Creators Need a Marketing Plan to Sell Effectively Creating your online course is only half the battle. Selling it is a different story. You’ve come up with some fantastic online course ideas, picked the best one, packaged your expertise and are ready to monetize your course and share your...

Product Updates

The Spotlightr Player – Design Examples

The Spotlightr Player – Design Examples

At Spotlightr we pride ourselves at being the most customizable video player available.  From the branding options to player controls and features, there isn't another hosting company that can do more. We get lots of questions from people asking how the player looks.  This page should help answer...

Release Notes: April 2023

Release Notes: April 2023

Happy Spring!  We've spent the last few months on mostly improvements to already existing features but we did squeeze in some new stuff.  Some of the new features we important, but subtle.  Let's get into it. Live streaming was released to everyone on the platform.  This was a big release and...

Release Notes: Jan 2023

Release Notes: Jan 2023

Happy New Year!  2023 is going to be fun. Spotlightr 5 is humming.  Since our last update we've been continued to tighten everything up.  Feedback from our customers has been incredibly helpful.  With your help, we've moved a couple of things around and added a bunch...

Release Notes: Oct 2022

Release Notes: Oct 2022

We haven't put out any Release Notes since early June.  The main reason being that we were pretty much working on the biggest update to Spotlightr since it's inception.  And that was an all new app, completely redesigned.  June and July we had our heads down working...

How To Prevent Users From Downloading Video Files (Or Share Them!)

How To Prevent Users From Downloading Video Files (Or Share Them!)

Pirates!  They're out there. It's a legitimate concern.  Digital pirates out there don't want to pay people for their hard work. As a course creator or even a general website owner your videos are your property and one of the most valuable online assets you...