Q&A Session

Here’s the answers to customer queries about PromptDog that seem quite prevalent recently: Q: Can I purchase my PromptDog license without a credit card? A: Yes, you can use a PayPal account to generate a one-time use credit card number that can be used to make the purchase. Q: Is there a way to run […]

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DIY Teleprompter Plans

Want to build your own teleprompter but don’t have much of a budget? With these simple plans, all you’ll need is a couple of cardboard boxes, a small sheet of glass or acrylic, some black fabric and a spare flat panel monitor. Click the button to download instructions for building your own simple teleprompter: This […]

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One Man and a Teleprompter – Part 3

This is part 3 in a series by guest author Gary Elley. Armed only with our teleprompter, Gary set out to produce his first video DVD without any outside assistance. This is the story behind the rest of the tech required to bring the project to fruition. Aside from my trusty PromptDog teleprompter, software used […]

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One Man and a Teleprompter – Part 2

This is part 2 in a series by guest author Gary Elley. Armed only with our teleprompter, Gary set out to produce his first video DVD without any outside assistance. This is the story behind the rest of the tech required to bring the project to fruition. It may sound self evident, but if you […]

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One Man and a Teleprompter – Part 1

This is part 1 in a series by guest author Gary Elley. Armed only with our teleprompter, Gary set out to produce his first video DVD without any outside assistance. This is the story behind the rest of the tech required to bring the project to fruition. Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson has […]

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What Do You Mean My Script Needs Editing!

Depending on your outlook, you may welcome or resist the notion that your teleprompter script may need a little . . . ahem . . . help. However, the fact is, there are very few DIYers who couldn’t use some oversight from a professional script coach. Some could do with a lot! At first blush, […]

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Make It Easy on Yourself by Using the Right Tools

It’s so much easier to get a good result when you use the right tools. Here are three pieces of equipment that will help any studio teleprompter shoot: 1. Light It Right The biggest secret to producing a professional looking video is using a professional lighting system. Using proper lighting elevates the perceived quality of […]

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Live Teleprompter Training

In a previous post, we told you about several video-based training resources and DVDs available to help kick start your teleprompter presentation skills. One of those resources was the training DVD by Patricia Stark  at www.promptertraining.com. Patricia is well known in the media world having worked as a television host, actor and media trainer. She […]

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