Introducing the TechSmith Social Media Team

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You might be a subscriber to our blogs , interact with us on Twitter , and/or check out our Facebook pages every once in a while… but you’re still wondering, who are the people behind all this social media magic, and what’s in it for me? I am the Online Community Specialist at TechSmith. I serve as a TechSmith champion to maintain, grow, and work with a variety of communities who are engaged with TechSmith products and services online. Social Media Intern at TechSmith.

The New TechSmith Blog!

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Things keep on moving forward here at TechSmith. We’ll be using this space for important announcements, key events, and other posts that deserve some attention. This section will highlight how customers, like you, are using TechSmith products and solutions. Once you find what you’re looking for, or just really like, we’ve added social sharing at the edge of the page. The post The New TechSmith Blog! appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

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Meet the TechSmith Channel Team

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When you think of the ways people buy Snagit or Camtasia you probably think of our online store…but in fact nearly half of TechSmith sales come through a reseller or distributor. Our partners maintain a lot of relationships with buyers at enterprises and institutions so that TechSmith can stay focused on what we do best: building software and services that people love to use. That’s one reason TechSmith tools have been adopted at 99% of U.S.

Screencasting in the Classroom with TechSmith and Edmodo

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Guest post by 7th grade Social Studies teacher Tom Hopper. Tom Hopper has been teaching 7 th grade Social Studies in Okemos, Michigan for 13 years. He’s a big fan of Edmodo, the social learning platform that he found last year. As a social studies teacher it’s nice to be able to pull in current events and make connections to the concepts we’re learning about. The post Screencasting in the Classroom with TechSmith and Edmodo appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

Using Video During Your Events

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Video is a great way to expand your reach at an event and also to share what you’ve learned with your team back home. Here are some different ways that you can incorporate video in your trade shows at every stage of your event – pre-show promotion and post-show. Making videos to create excitement about the activities your company is doing at the event is a low cost way to promote your participation. Source: TechSmith Video Viewer Survey.

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11 Ways to Bend Space and Time with TechSmith at SXSW That Will Blow Your Mind (and Your Flux Capacitor!)

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That’s right, TechSmith is heading to Austin in March and we can’t wait to see you there! We’re going to be at Booth #545 and would love to hear what you’re working on, what you dream of accomplishing in 2014, and introduce you to some of the new additions to our family: TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome , TechSmith Fuse and TechSmith Relay. Store it safely and securely as always-viewable video with TechSmith Relay. appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

10 Tech Events Worth Attending

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Once a year, TechSmith hosts our very own *free* tech-focused summer conference called ScreencastCamp. Our tech event is taking place this weekend on August 2nd – 4th and welcomes screencasters and visual communication professionals wanting to network, learn, and collaborate on the art of screencasting. You can check out what ScreencastCamp is all about in the video below, and even farther down you can see some of the other upcoming tech events you don’t want to miss!

Pack your Sleeping Bag! Come to TechSmith for ScreencastCamp!

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We've been busy lately planning ScreencastCamp which will take place at TechSmith Headquarters in lovely Okemos, Michigan on Friday evening, August 3 thru Sunday afternoon, August 5. TechSmith will give you space to camp inside our offices or you can pitch a tent on our lawn. Where: TechSmith Headquarters in Okemos, Michigan. You'll also have access to TechSmith's studio and sound room. Cost: The event is free, but we do need you to register here.

How to contact TechSmith on the Web – Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and More!

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Are you social? In fact, TechSmith now has a small team dedicated to a variety of social sites in the hopes that we can connect with you on your preferred method. Well, we are active on all of them, so please contact TechSmith where you want and we promise to deliver the latest news, tips & tricks, and product update information. We have several product pages, plus a corporate TechSmith page, which can be found here: TechSmith Facebook page.

10 Tech Events Worth Attending

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Once a year, TechSmith hosts our very own *free* tech-focused summer conference called ScreencastCamp. Our tech event is taking place this weekend on August 2nd – 4th and welcomes screencasters and visual communication professionals wanting to network, learn, and collaborate on the art of screencasting. You can check out what ScreencastCamp is all about in the video below, and even farther down you can see some of the other upcoming tech events you don’t want to miss!

Snagit for Chrome Update – Screencasting Comes Out of Beta, Gets Facelift

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We are actively working on our next feature update, so keep an eye on our Google+ Community and our social channels for more information! The post Snagit for Chrome Update – Screencasting Comes Out of Beta, Gets Facelift appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. News & Events Screencasting Snagit techsmith snagit for chrome Update The time has finally come for us to bring the screen recording feature out of beta for Snagit for Google Chrome!

Tune in LIVE to 48 in 24: Tips, interviews, behind the scenes

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We’re locking ourselves into the studio for 24 hours straight, to record 48 interviews that will help you become a better screencaster and visual communicator…and will give you an inside look at the people who make the magic at TechSmith. Topic: Innovation at TechSmith. We’ll talk with two “Tweeteorologists” about how they use visual and social tools for weather forecasting. Technical support agent at TechSmith. Product owner at TechSmith.

Make Screencasts Less Scary at SXSW

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TechSmith is headed to Austin, Texas too! We’d love for you to stop and visit us in the TechSmith booth. We have several people from TechSmith making the trek to SXSW who’d love to meet with you. Daniel Foster – Social Media Strategist, @fosteronomo. You can find all the details about the event here. Actually, they’re great tips for any events you attend. The post Make Screencasts Less Scary at SXSW appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

What are sessions like at ScreencastCamp?

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But first, a quick word about recorded event sessions. Working at TechSmith, of course I’m a big fan of presentation recording. But I’ve also learned that there’s something different about experiencing a live event than watching a recording of a live event. Attending a live event is less efficient, perhaps, but also richer, more immersive, and more about the people and the connections you can make. appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

Video Marketing on Social Media: 5 Ways To Maximize Your Efficiency

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However between Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, iTunes and all the other growing social networking platforms, this can be a daunting task. Start with a Facebook live event. Similarly, Animoto reports that square videos are shared 22% more on social media. Join him on social media below and start making an impact with your online video. The post Video Marketing on Social Media: 5 Ways To Maximize Your Efficiency appeared first on TechSmith Blog.

Screenchamp Awards 2013 – UPDATE

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Daniel Foster, Social Media Strategist. The post Screenchamp Awards 2013 – UPDATE appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. News & Events Awards Customer Videos Events Screencasting ScreenChamp Wow—what an incredible turnout! We received 239 submissions for this year’s 2013 Screenchamp Awards. That’s a 160% increase over last year! We have begun the difficult (yet fun!) process of reviewing all your amazing entries. Photo Credit: mikecogh via Compfight cc.

Free Webinar: Extend the Shelf Life of Your Training

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TechSmith has been fortunate to be involved with the concept of the flipped classroom for a long time. TechSmith has partnered with Training Magazine to bring you an opportunity to learn about the flipped classroom for business. Presenting on behalf of TechSmith is Ryan Eash and Matt Pierce. Ryan Eash is an education evangelist for TechSmith Corp., He works closely with educators to build relationships and support them in their use of TechSmith products.

Chrome-Plated Snagit – Coming this November!

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TechSmith has always helped you make great content that lets you communicate visually. But today we’re announcing the first volley… TechSmith Snagit for Chrome. It’s no big surprise then that we’ve received quite a few requests to bring TechSmith’s products to the Chrome platform, and it’s our pleasure to announce that this is exactly what we’re doing, with TechSmith Snagit for Chrome! appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

Coach’s Eye video analysis app comes to Windows 8.1

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Over the past couple of years, TechSmith’s video app for capturing and analyzing athletic performance has been massively popular on iOS and Android. You can also contact the Coach’s Eye team directly via social channels. appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. News & Events Coach''s Eye Mobile mobile video news news and events Release video analysis

Emerging Technologies for Online Learning 2015 Presenter Profile – Dr. Ulanda Forbess

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TechSmith is proud to be part of the 8th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium 2015 , where educators share ideas and best practices for using the latest technology to transform teaching and learning. I teach a technical writing course, and have changed the curriculum to include writing for social media. That event was the catalyst I needed to change some of the assignments I teach.

TechSmithies Go Google+

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By now, many of you may have heard of the new social networking platform on the internet scene. Google+ is a hybrid of the various social tools many people are already using on the web. It's Google's attempt to do social media better than the rest. Watch a video about the Google+ Project: Google has asked businesses to refrain from creating identities on Google+, so you will not find an active TechSmith Corporation presence just yet. TechSmith 38

Announcing Screencasting in Snagit for Google Chrome

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Right after creating a video, it’s stored in Google Drive and you can receive a direct link to share with students via Google Sites, social media, or your classroom blog. The post Announcing Screencasting in Snagit for Google Chrome appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. News & Events chromebook screen recording Screencasting snagit for google chrome Screencasting in Google Chrome is here!

New Release: Camtasia for Mac 2.5

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The latest sharing feature in Camtasia for Mac allows you to view a working history of all the videos you’ve shared to Screencast.com, with the option to share them to some of your favorite social channels. appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. News & Events Camtasia for Mac news Tutorial Camtasia for Mac 2.5 is here! And if you’ve already upgraded to Camtasia for Mac 2, this is a free upgrade for you. Just check for updates within your copy of Camtasia for Mac.

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Learning Theory - Enterprise 2.0 - Social Software - eLearning Learning Weekly Hot List

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We will be publishing this kind of hot list each week and doing monthly and other summaries here using the social filtering mechanisms of Browse My Stuff. The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. SharePoint vs. Social Media - Engaged Learning , June 22, 2009. Gagne and the Events of Instruction: Discovering Instructional Design 19 - The E-Learning Curve , June 25, 2009. The following are the top other items based on social signals.

Join us! Snagit contest on Twitter: #TuesdayswithSnagit

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TuesdayswithSnagit combines weekly themes, quick thinking, deadlines, and color commentary into a social contest on Twitter. Everyone* that submits by the weekly deadline and meets the theme requirements is entered into a drawing to win a TechSmith t-shirt. Jon’s introduction into TechSmith came from longtime friend – and Customer Solutions Engineer - Jason Valade, during an exchange over Twitter. News & Events Contest Snagit Tips and Tricks Twitter

ScreencastCamper Profiles 2013: Scott Skibell

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Get happy: TechSmith ‘s annual ScreencastCamp is just a couple weeks away! His non-work related website is SkillCasting.com and he can be found at the usual social media sites. As much as we talk about social media, there’s a special connection that’s made when you can sit down over a drink with someone. What people don’t know from last year, is that I was in discussions to join a new company during last year’s event. News & Events

Tips for Adding Visuals to Your Social Media

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One of the most popular ways to use video, however, is on social media — especially Facebook. But what does it take to be successful with social media videos? Facebook is the king of all social media platforms. For example, here at TechSmith, we have completely changed how we serve up tutorial content. Prior to Facebook video advertising, here at TechSmith we hosted all tutorial content solely on our website and YouTube. Start with a Facebook live event.

Meet the judges for the Screencast Awards

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Steve is also the author of Get Seen: Online Video Secrets to Building Your Business (New Rules Social Media Series) You can also catch Steve at Stevegarfield.com and Stevegarfield.tv. Check out prior episodes on the TechSmith YouTube channel. The post Meet the judges for the Screencast Awards appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. News & Events The ForgeNext week on the Forge we’re going to be diving into the ScreenChamp awards and revealing the winners!

ScreencastCamper Profiles 2013: #ladygeeks Shari Sloane and Katie Regan

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Get happy: TechSmith’s annual ScreencastCamp is just three weeks away! She is presently passionate about iOS, gadgets, social networking for small businesses and educational technology. Katie is presently working with and passionate about social media, Google apps for Ed ( #GAFE ) and scripts ( #GSCriptChat ), HTML, iPads, iOS, screencasting, video editing and much, much more.

15 Great App Preview Videos and a Free Tool for Making Your Own

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Some app demos are pretty easy to follow without seeing where on the screen touch and gestures events occur. The developer of this app, Lukas Petr, created a library that can be built into an app and visualize touch events in realtime. Some of these developers don’t yet have the video uploaded and approved in iTunes…but they are getting the word out about their new app updates on social channels.

11 Types of Videos You Can Make Right Now

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Webinars and Live Events. Record digital events you’re hosting to be able to share them with those who couldn’t attend live or to new audiences. Create videos that get customers or staff excited about an event, an opportunity, or a product or service launch (like a demo video ). See how Virgin Media used video to capture years of personal knowledge from 150 retiring colleagues with the help of TechSmith Snagit. Social Media.

How to Add Video (and YouTube) to Your Content Strategy with Andy Crestodina

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It leverages channels like search and social and email to reach people. Nobody searches for adverts, nobody shares adverts on social media, or subscribes to get a bunch of adverts sent to them.”. Just look at what the social platforms have all done recently.

Rethinking Professional Development with EdCamp

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Social media is one way. In fact, when you arrive at an event (which are completely free, by the way), you are tasked with putting a discussion topic on the official schedule board. In 2010, there were eight events held in the US (according to the official EdCamp Event Wiki ). You can also see an archive of events back to 2010. The Foundation has great tips and suggestions for organizing your own event , so take a look if that’s something you want to do.

Best of Elearning! 2015 Finalists Revealed

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This industry event offers executives the opportunity to network, share and learn about the best learning options and dialogue directly with technologists and learning leaders, all in one place. events, contact sales@2elearning.com or visit www.2elearning.com/events. Techsmith. Social Learning. Virtual Event Platforms. Path Event Learning Platform. Events. Events. Events, visit: www.2elearning.com/events.

3 Webinar Best Practices That Will Skyrocket Your ROI

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They can also be great content for your team to share out on social media. At TechSmith, we host a variety of webinars. And you won’t want to wait for just a few days before your live event starts. Deciding how to promote your webinar (we use social networks, email, blog, Facebook ads). The post 3 Webinar Best Practices That Will Skyrocket Your ROI appeared first on TechSmith Blog. Webinars can be a great activity for you to show off your expertise on a topic.

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