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. Stay social!

The New TechSmith Blog!

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Things keep on moving forward here at TechSmith. 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. Share away on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, email, and more. The post The New TechSmith Blog! appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Inside TechSmith blog changes news TechSmith Update

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How to Record Your Screen – TechSmith Tips

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This week the TechSmith team is excited to announce the premiere of TechSmith Tips! TechSmith Tips is a weekly series that will focus on tips in screencasting, video editing, and more. Keep your eyes on the TechSmith blog, YouTube channel (subscribe to make it easy) , Twitter , Facebook , we’ll even be posting it on LinkedIn if that’s your thing. Chime in on any of our social channels and we’ll gladly add popular requests to the topics list.

The Green Screen Effect – TechSmith Tips

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TechSmith Tips is a weekly series that will focus on tips in screencasting, video editing, and more. Keep your eyes on the TechSmith blog, YouTube channel (subscribe to make it easy) , Twitter , Facebook , we’ll even be posting it on LinkedIn if that’s your thing. Chime in on any of our social channels and we’ll gladly add popular requests to the topics list. The post The Green Screen Effect – TechSmith Tips appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

Survey: TechSmith Community and YOU!

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My name is Renee Badra and I am excited to be in a brand spanking-new position here at TechSmith called an ‘Online Community Specialist’! In my previous position, I managed the TechSmith Customer Service Department for many years. Now I am part of the Marketing Department and will be working with the social media team to engage with YOU…our customers and friends (I hope)! What do you want from TechSmith and how do you prefer to interact with us? Hello out there!

So You Just Facebook All Day? Screenshots and Social Media Marketing

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Social media marketers are often misunderstood. When I describe what I do as ‘social media’ my friends and family immediately start the jokes about browsing Facebook all day and getting paid for it. But as fellow social media marketers know, it’s not just nyan cat and double rainbow memes ALL the time…. You can grab images from the web, re-purpose customer content, or combine images to make the perfect visual element for your social posts.

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. Some people love Twitter and some people hate it, and the same is true with Facebook. 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. Do you ‘like’ facebook?

TechSmith Helps Recording Artist Connect with Fans and Producers

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Learn more about how Jessika uses TechSmith Snagit below. Jessika is able to share her music with fans around the world quickly and easily with social media. In addition to her social media following, Jessika uses Snagit to improve her communication with producers. Given her social media presence, Jessika leaves a number of communication pathways open. People share a lot of information quickly through social media,” said Jessika. “To

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. ScreencastCamp is a gathering of screencasters and visual communication aficionados wanting to network, learn, and collaborate on the art of screen casting. TechSmith will give you space to camp inside our offices or you can pitch a tent on our lawn. Like us on Facebook here.

Meet the TechSmith Academic Solutions Team!

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Here at TechSmith we believe in the importance of listening to our customers and doing whatever we can to meet their needs. Ryan lives in Indiana and was an educator for 10 years (K – Higher Ed) prior to joining TechSmith in 2007. Jessie talks with educators on Twitter , Facebook, the Flipped Learning Network and other online channels. Dave works on developing long-term relationships with TechSmith customers and helps share their successes with the world.

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. If it’s on Facebook, do Facebook things. Facebook viewers tend to watch videos more passively; so edited videos need to be shorter (20 seconds to a minute long). There is not always a one-size-fits all video and Facebook is a great way to reach many because there are so many more choices. Start with Facebook Live.

The Secret to Social Media Video: Captions! Here’s how (and why) to add them

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Social media streams are crowded, fast-moving, and crazy competitive. As social networks throttle back organic reach, being noticed is getting harder everyday. Social media video has stopping power. Remember 10 years ago when marketers suddenly realized that they needed to use images in their Facebook posts? Captions are the Key to Social Media Video. Social media videos start out as silent. Social media engagement.

Social Media Video: Why You Should Use It, Plus 3 Tips for Success

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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? What logistical items should you keep in mind when posting a video on your company’s Facebook page? Background: Why use video on Facebook? Facebook is the king of all social media platforms. In 2016, Facebook announced a company-wide push to become “video first”.

DevCorner: Who develops the software you use?

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Dean Craven, TechSmith CTO. Somewhere along the way life happened and I moved on from software development to growing our development staff, now serving as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at TechSmith. TechSmith software developers deep in discussion. Software developers are not simply “nerds” like the classic stereotype, socially awkward with a computer for a brain. Software developers working at TechSmith. appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

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

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? What logistical items should you keep in mind when posting a video on your company’s Facebook page? Background: Why use video on Facebook? Facebook is the king of all social media platforms. In 2016, Facebook announced a company-wide push to become “video first”. Facebook.

How To Get Over Your Fear And Press The Damn Button with Brian Fanzo

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He believes that by paying attention to different social networks and digital platforms, you can access new ways of building, maintaining, or scaling trust. The post How To Get Over Your Fear And Press The Damn Button with Brian Fanzo appeared first on Welcome to the TechSmith Blog.

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How to Post Animated GIFs on Social Media Networks

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Understanding how animated GIFs behave differently on each social media network can take some trial and error for social media marketers. Facebook. Facebook does not support uploading a GIF directly but you can upload it to a site like Giphy , your website, or blog and paste the URL into your Facebook post (make sure the URL ends in.gif). NOTE: currently, Screencast.com direct media URLs ending in.gif do not work on Facebook. LinkedIn.

Post to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Evernote from Snagit!

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Once you install them, you'll see buttons inside Snagit to upload images and videos directly to Evernote, Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube! All of us at TechSmith are super excited to have these new sharing options in our Snagit toolbar and hope you will be, too. The buttons for Facebook, Twitter, and Evernote must be installed manually. Each time you use the Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube button, you're prompted to add a description, message, or other necessaries.

Captions vs. Sound – How to Get Heard?

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The rise of video in social media should be no surprise to anyone. We’ve all seen the bombardment of commercials for Facebook Live Video. So, while we’re all aware of video’s surge, here are some hard numbers: 67 percen t of users watched more video on social networks like Facebook and Snapchat than they did a year ago. That kind of exponential growth should raise the eyebrows of anyone who wants to grab the attention of Facebook’s 1.71

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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.

eLearning Hot Lists Moving to eLearning Learning

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In Using Social Signals to Find Top eLearning Resources I discussed a particular example of using the social signals capability of Browse My Stuff to find good resources on a particular topic. The first post is up now: Learning Theory - Enterprise 2.0 - Social Software - eLearning Learning Weekly Hot List With the recent updates to the site, you can subscribe to the Best Of RSS feed to receive these hotlists or you can visit the site and sign up to receive them via email.

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. 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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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.

How to Add Captions or Subtitles to a Video

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The rise of video in social media should be no surprise to anyone. We’ve all seen the bombardment of videos all over our computers and mobile devices, whether it’s on Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube. So, while we’re all aware of video’s surge, here are some hard numbers: 67 percent of users watched more videos on social networks like Facebook and Snapchat than they did a year ago. To burst into their social bubbles, these videos need to adapt to be on their level.

How To Overcome the Challenges of Communicating Digitally With Jay Baer

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TechSmith collaborated with Jay Baer to find out more about how the transition from in-person to digital affected industries with a range of expertise. In March, we surveyed people in industries, from leadership and coaching to equality and social change.

How to Easily Create Powerful Customer Education

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That is needed for a Charity educating people on health or social issues. Examples of academies include software products and services such as Canva, Techsmith, and Miro. And they are very different from Facebook or LinkedIn.

Teacher Appreciation Week – Discovery Educator Network Giveaway

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As a special thank you, we’ve teamed up with the folks at the Discovery Educator Network to bring their most engaged and connected educators, the DEN Stars, a giveaway each day this week! It’s Teacher Appreciation Week and each day this week, keep an eye out on social media and the DEN Blogs , for your chance to win a special prize pack. Each winner will receive the following prize pack, courtesy of TechSmith. TechSmith Chalkstar t-shirt.

7-day Camtasia Mac App Store Giveaway!

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We'll post the codes to the Camtasia Facebook wall , so be sure to Like us so it shows up in your news feed! Daniel Foster is the "social media guy" for TechSmith. He enjoys iceboating, ice cream socials, and isosceles triangles. To celebrate the continued success of Camtasia in the Mac App Store we're giving away one Mac App Store code each day (at a random time) for seven days: May 21-27.

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Desire2Learn Mobile FLV - eLearning from Last Week

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Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Electronic Papyrus , May 3, 2009 Top Other Items The following are the top other items based on social signals. May 7, 2009 Learning as a Network , May 7, 2009 Is there no room for Informal Learning? , Here what eLearning Learning thinks is the most interesting stuff from last week. Actually, it's what all of you seemed to think was the most interesting stuff from last week.

B2B Video Guide: 8 Must-Dos (and 2 Don’ts) for Success

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Check out our webinar below: When it comes to software, each is a longtime user of TechSmith Camtasia , an all-in-one screen recording and video editing tool. He has ten years of experience creating videos for blog posts he writes, for use on social media, and more. Do: Think like a TV network. Perhaps creating one video for social media. He has an entire blog post he wrote which goes into captioning for social media more in-depth.

Using Students as Tech Support

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We have students create video tutorials using TechSmith’s Camtasia on educational software or the process of managing Google applications. I have been asked if the students have advanced network privileges or admin passwords. This might be a simple website, forum, or social network. The post Using Students as Tech Support appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. They go by many names, Student Help Desk, Genius Squad, Crewsuaders, Gurus and Tech Sherpas.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

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Traditional "e"-learning vendors will all jump into the "m"-learning and social networking spaces with "first generation" offerings they believe will address the mobile requirements of their customers and prospects; these early efforts will prove largely ineffective as evidenced by their many iterative and incremental updates, retries and course corrections. A.K.A. How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out!

11 Types of Videos You Can Make Right Now

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In fact, Facebook Live videos can really boost your content marketing efforts. See how Virgin Media used video to capture years of personal knowledge from 150 retiring colleagues with the help of TechSmith Snagit. Social Media. Social media video has stopping power. That’s why video can be an awesome addition to your social media content mix. Or, TechSmith Camtasia is great if you’d like to create a more in-depth video with effects, captions, or transitions.

Rethinking Professional Development with EdCamp

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Social media is one way. Outlets like Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and LinkedIn help individuals connect to larger networks around various topics. Why does TechSmith care? TechSmith is committed to helping educators grow professionally. The post Rethinking Professional Development with EdCamp appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. How many times have you found yourself in professional development wondering who chose the topic for the day?

How to Make a Meme

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He notes that memes are a way for people to pass along social memories and cultural ideas to one another. They’re spread virally through social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, where people notice them and share with others. They’re hilarious, easy to create, and packaged perfectly for earning viral shares on social media channels. Save your awesome meme creation and send it directly to your email, Facebook, Twitter, etc.

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.