Scott Hanselman's "Making technical screencasts that don't suck (or turn your viewer away)" Guide...
"I've had lots of people ask me to write up a guide to creating great technical screencasts. Here it is.
Initial Setup and Tools
You can use any number of tools for screen capture. They are largely the same. My preferred tool is Camtasia. Other valid tools are CamStudio (a free and open source tool) and Expression Encoder Screen Capture.
The key is that you don't have to figure this all out yourself. Scott's done close to 1.97 billion presentations and screencasts and so knows what he's talking about and has made all the mistakes, errors, fumbles, stumbles and learned all the hard lessons so you don't have too...
Here's a few more presentation tips from Scott
- Scott Hanselman’s Tips for a Successful MSFT Presentation
- Technical Presentations: Be Prepared for Absolute Chaos
- Tips for Preparing for a Technical Presentation
- Presentation Tips for People running Virtual PC or VMWare
- The "Do My Slides Suck" Test
- PDC - Tips for Giving a Great Presentation - actually used!
- Presentation Tips PPT
- More great "Effective Presentation Tips"
- 11 Top Tips for a Successful Technical Presentation