How to Create Job Aids that Skyrocket Your Team’s Performance

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Sometimes they’re digital—an image or PDF file on a computer, a smartphone app, or a short video. Our favorite program is Snagit because not only does it let you take and edit screenshots, you can also add shapes, highlight, and show steps in a process.

What is Screencasting?

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We make Snagit and Camtasia because we know that being able to capture your computer screen at work increases productivity. 5 Ways Screencasting Can Make You More Productive at Work Today. Make a software or product demo. the value of your product?

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Breaking Down Language Barriers with Visual Communication

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Genevieve began using Snagit when BrightBytes CTO and co-founder Hisham Anwar offered it as a visual communication solution to an issue Genevieve faced: the developers helping BrightBytes to create their platform spoke limited English.

How to Record Skype, Google Hangouts, and Webinars

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Before we dive in, I want to highlight two takeaways: If you have Windows XP, you may not be able to do this without a workaround/hack (more detail in the PDF). The TechSmith products that work best for this task are Snagit 11.1 Now, Learn from Walter on the Forge, a PDF, or a Video Tutorial. A PDF guide. An informal video going through the process of recording a Google Hangout with Snagit.

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How to Create a Training Manual Quickly

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For images not captured with Snagit, open each by going to File > Open or dragging them into the tray in Snagit. Use the drawing and editing tools in Snagit to edit your images so they convey the right message and have unnecessary or sensitive information blurred or removed.

3 Myths You Need to Reject to Make More Visual Help Content

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This means that — as communicators — we can’t rely on text alone to help our users and customers understand how to use our products and services. Give me my PDF. The Simplify feature in Snagit makes it easy to create a professional, attractive SUI graphics in a couple of minutes.

How to Capture Screen Images in Under a Minute

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So start using screenshots today, and download a free trial of Snagit now. So now that you know how screenshots can improve communication and productivity, here’s how you can capture screen images — and fast. Snagit works on both Windows and Mac. Capture a multi-page PDF.

ScreencastCamper Profiles 2013: Dave Buell

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He was an avid Authorware (Macromedia) developer and has continued on over the years to create many different sources of educational materials including Interactive PDF’s, iBooks, and eBooks. Alright, and a follow up: how did you get so handy with TechSmith products?!

eLearning Video: Quick Start Guide


Big-budget Hollywood productions? And to celebrate you taking action on trends, I’m giving away $524 of my favorite eLearning video tools, including Camtasia, Zoom, VideoScribe, and SnagIt , which is part of the $12,179 Ultimate eLearning Bundle. job aid PDF).

Everything You Need to Make a Successful User Manual

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If you’ve reached this point, we can only assume that you’ve got a great product to showcase! All great products come with a great user manual to help customers find their way around. What is your product? The two biggest types of products here are physical and digital.

How to Build the Best User Documentation

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Chances are if your products are more complex than a roll of paper towels, you create some kind of user documentation to help people learn how to use them. Very little text, but clear and easy-to-follow diagrams and visual instructions on how to complete the product. Know your product.

How to Record Your Desktop with Screencasting

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We make both screen recording and video editing software because we know that being able to capture your computer screen at work increases productivity. 9 Ways Screencasting Can Make you More Productive at Work Today. Make a software or product demo. the value of your product?

Screencast of the Week - Collaboration and Kilts!

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Not only did I enjoy their videos (Scottish accent makes for great voice overs. :-) ) but also colaab seems like it would be a great tool for people that use TechSmith products.

4 Kinds of Screenshots You Need to Start Using Immediately

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Snagit has built-in Scrolling Capture and Panoramic Capture features that make it simple to get all the content you need in one image, rather than piecing together several screenshots. Even if you don’t have a copy of Snagit, you can get Snagit free for 15 days.).