How to videos will teach your everything, from how to repair your car to how to prepare a gourmet meal. Search these sites to find how to videos for whatever skill you need to learn.
About.com how to videos feature the same useful instructions and advice you've come to expect from About.com. I may be a little biased because I produced a lot of them, and some even feature close family members, but if you like the About.com approach to presenting information, I think you'll be pleased with these videos.
The About.com how to videos focus on topics from cooking and gardening, to autos and home repair. Each video is under three minutes long and presents practical advice and visual instruction.
5min features tens of thousands of how to videos, all segmented into a variety of categories. 5min Videopedia has some features that make it unique among how to video web sites, includes a "Smart Player," that allows viewers to watch videos in slow motion or zoom in, and "Video Seed," which helps web site owners embed custom video content.
There are more than 100,000 how to videos on Expert Village. You can learn about everything from business to weddings, embedding the videos on your own web site, and creating playlists of your favorite how to videos. Each video features a professional expert who explains how to do something or offers a tip in a straightforward manner.
I love the name of this site. It's just so straightforward: View, do. The videos on the site are somewhat amateur, but they provide the how to knowledge you're looking for. Another thing I like about ViewDo is the download feature they provide with the videos. After all, sometimes you need how-to instructions when you're away from your computer. With ViewDo you can, for example, download some handy how tos from the Outdoor category to your phone or iPod, and bring them with you on a weekend camping trip.
WonderHowTo is a curated how to video site. Instead of producing or soliciting original how-to videos, WonderHowTo finds the best how to videos from around the web and brings them all together in one place. There you'll find videos from many of the other sites mentioned on this list.
The how to videos on eHow feature experts from many fields. Some of the videos offer great visual instructions, while others are just talking heads. If you are an expert with tips to offer eHow is a great place to upload your how to videos, because you can link back to your own web site.
Howcast makes how to videos fun with lively graphics and music, and offbeat topics and scripts. Besides basic, useful how-tos about cooking or repairs, Howcast offers fun instructions on how to pull pranks or handle awkward dating situations. If you like a dose of fun with your how to videos, Howcast is the place to go.
Monkeysee offers straightforward instructional how to videos. The quality of the videos is mixed: some are professionally produced, others are user generated. If you are an expert in any topic and want to share your skills or promote your services, you can do so by uploading a how to video to Monkeysee.
"Get Good at Life," is the motto of Videojug, and the how to videos on the site will show you how to get good at a variety of topics, from "Love & Dating" to "Sports & Outdoors." The Videojug how tos are professionally produced. They're quite entertaining, and many feature well known experts from various fields.
The Videojug website has more than how to videos. There are discussion forums, and you can ask for advice, contribute answers and articles, and even upload your own how to videos.