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How Do I Share My How-To?

It's really pretty easy, pictures and videos of the steps it takes to complete your project are stored on YouTube and picasaWeb. Once your "final" video is stored on YouTube, your project will show in the listings on the site. All this is controlled by our Creator's Tools. Basically, you start a project by writing up the project idea.

Step 1. Sign up for a free Creator's Account to gain access to the Creator's Tools.

Step 2. Login

Step 3. Push the "Create New Project" button on the Creator's Tools. Make a name (you can change it later) for your project. And describe your plans to use as notes to guide the creation of the steps.

Step 4. When you've finished providing all the steps to your project, shooting the videos and saving to google video via the Creator's Tool Panel, you are ready to write the introductory paragraph with an interesting story of how you did it, or how you do it in the case of a professional services presentation.

Step 5. Last but not least create and upload the video (to YouTube) which is the video that will be used to summarize the project. If you were building a robot, this final video would show the robot running around, doing fun things that will inspire others to create their version of your project.

That's it... Watch the views and ratings for your project pile up along with the sales commissions! Or get a customer because you showed how you remodel a house.

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FAQ About Becoming A Creator

Q. Why would I go to all that work, building something, then put it on a website like C What I Can Do? What's the point?

A. Actually, there are a couple of forms for a reward:

  1. You get rated as an author. Lots of good ratings looks good on your resume.
  2. You Make Money!

YOU Make Money when someone buys a part from You, and builds it into Their Version of your project. And, if YOU have a basement full of red leds and build a red led project - we'll send you customers who are inspired to build your blinking light device. If you sell PC boards, you may link to your own sales. Or sell your own kit online through your e-Bay store.

The same with books! We encourage project builders to make books. In fact, CwhatIcanDo is a great place to get rated as an author. 'Betcha get a better deal from your publisher...

Of course, it is possible that your project won't make you any money, because someone built something even cooler than yours (maybe even inspired by your project.) Maybe you just want to show your version of another project... It's done in the spirit of the web: Sharing ideas. And it's fun building a project on your own.


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HELP :: How To Create a Project      ...     1016 Views
Author's name: Jim       

To Create A New C What I Can Do Project.

* SignUp for Creator Account. It`s Free!

* Login with your new User ID and Password. Now when you Click Creator`s Tools, you will be led to your creator`s account.

* Create Your First Project. Just for an experiment. You can delete it from your Creator`s Tool any time.

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From End To End an Overview     
This describes a typical Creator's process:

When you start a new project, give it a WORKING TITLE: It's a working title, you can change it later.

Break the project into its elements (The Creator Tool Calls Them "Steps") show the videos of the robot blowing up. Or the new idea you had falling into a lump of clay, all along sharing your failures or successes along the way. This leaves the history of your project in a way to let someone else try it too!

Once the steps are finished, come back to this place and write up a story that will grab people's interest along with the final video, which you will put on YouTube. It's fine you can use our YouTube account if you don't want to create one.

Now people on YouTube can see the steps that you used to create the project and see a video of the project in action. When they click on the project, the steps and their videos and pictures reveal the whole how to. Or the ideas that didn't work along the way.
Step 1. In creating a project     
By now, you've learned that the top box is a place where you will show off your finished project. In this area you show each step in development. It's your choice, but the idea is you inspire someone to build their own version of your creation.

Say I intend to create a robot project so someone else can build something like it.

I created my parts list which contained this particular motor and pointed the link for this part, so each time someone got inspired to build an RFL base like mine, they clicked right on the website to buy it online from a Robot Parts Supplier we had a distribution agreement with.

Now each time someone wanted to build a robot like mine, CwhatIcanDo made money and everybody won. Me, the creator made some pocket change, but mostly it gave me street cred and helped CwhatIcanDo keep providing fun projects.
Steps 2 through N     
How-To steps, as many as it takes...

When this is the last step, it is time to produce your final video, bring it up on You Tube and write the most stunning possible attention getting paragraph. Make them salivate, as they see your project do it's "thing". Create a frenzy: they simply must build one of these weekend projects!

Tricks:
1. Choose a good login ID
2. Don't put any video in the top box, this will leave your project marked as "under construction. When you are ready to release the project, put in the video object in the You Tube player.
Summary     
You used the top project box as a scratchpad while you created each step of the project using the creator tools.

You created each step and illustrated it with a drawing or a video.

When you finished, you put the project through it's paces in a video you also put on YouTube. Then you wrote a killer first line and an interesting paragraph. When you load the Final Video Into the First Step, your project is listed as a Finished Project and the "Under Construction" Bar is removed.

Congratulations! Your First Project is complete on CwhatIcanDo!
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• Sign up - Get ID and Password

• Plan and Create a Project That Someone Might Enjoy and May Even Want to Build

• Link to your creation on your favorite social networking site or blog.

• Become famous! Because your projects get a lot of Hits!

 

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