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Create Videos in Minutes with Mysimpleshow

Create Videos in Minutes with Mysimpleshow
This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own. Videos are becoming such important tools for teachers, but one thing that stops many of us from using videos is making them: With all the other things we have to do, there’s very little time to find the right video creation tool, learn how to use it, then actually create the videos. If you want to get started quickly, or if you’ve already been creating videos but are ready for something new, mysimpleshow may be the perfect tool for you. In just a few minutes, you can create a student-friendly, HD-quality video that explains any concept you can imagine, then publish it right away, and it’s totally free. Before I show you how it works, here’s a sample of a finished mysimpleshow video: Mysimpleshow works a little differently from other video-creation tools. Step 1: Writing the Script First, you write out your whole script. Step 2: Image Selection The images chosen by mysimpleshow can be replaced with others from the library. Step 3: Publishing

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