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Digital Gifting Ideas

For someone else
Jamie Pollock
For someone else
Purchase for $54 or enter access code

Happy Holidays! It is the time of year when we let the people in our lives know how much they mean to us through gift giving. But why spend a ton of money on consumer gifts when you can make your own digital gifts! You already have the Apple computer, the necessary software, and years of photos and videos to use as content.

Class Description

You bought the hardware. You took the photos. You have all the tools you could need at your disposal.


Now let’s put those all together and create lasting digital gifts to let the people in our lives know how much they mean to us. 


When we’re done, you’ll be able to create digital gifts, like photo albums, slideshows, prints, greeting cards, and more that will be cherished for generations to come.


Fleeting moments in time become beautiful keepsakes once you take Digital Gifting with Apple expert Jamie Pollock


Enroll now and create the gift of a lifetime for someone special in your life. I know I will.


By the end you’ll be able to:

  • Use Pages to create a PDF version of a Traditional Newsletter or Desktop Publishing style Newsletter
  • Use Pages to make a PDF version of a Season’s Greetings Card
  • Use Contacts to create a emailing List to distribute your Newsletter
  • Use the Photos app and the Mimeo plug-in to create a PDF version of a Book, Card, or Calendar
  • Use the Photos app to create a custom Memory and export it as a video with hand-selected background music
  • Use templates in iMovie to create a Hollywood-style Trailer that highlights your activities form the year and export it as a video
  • Share your new digital gifts through email, Facebook, YouTube, or directly through iCloud Photo Sharing


Instructional Level

Beginner to Intermediate

Course Length

2 hours

Course Credits

2 CPE, Certificate of Completion

Field of Study


Delivery Method

QAS/Self Study/Blended

Who should take this class?

  • Mac users who want to create gifts for their loved ones leveraging their pre-existing digital materials.


  • An Apple computer or mobile device, a desire to make digital gifts for loved ones.



Here is the course outline:

1. Download the Handouts

Download the handouts that go with the course.

Download the handouts here

2. Digital Gifting Ideas: Watch the videos

Digital Newsletters
Sharing Your Newsletter
Create a Mailing List from Your Contacts
Creating Holiday or Special Occasion Cards
Photos App Extensions and 3rd Party Apps (Mimeo)
Creating a Book with Mimeo and Photos App
Sharing Videos and Photos with Family
Creating Slideshows and Memories Videos
Using iMovie Trailers and Sharing

3. Take the Quiz

Take this quiz to demonstrate your mastery of the material. Pass the quiz with an 80% or higher to complete the Course, earn your Certificate, and win points!

Participation Quiz


The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:

Royalwise CPE Certificate
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