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.

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. The green screen effect is a post-production technique for compositing (layering) two images or video streams together based on color hues ( chroma range).

Delivering streaming video to mobile devices

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Daniel Foster is the "social media guy" for TechSmith. He enjoys iceboating, ice cream socials, and isosceles triangles. Photo credit: AdamKR.

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. The Social Media Video Experimental Campaign.

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. But then they slow down … pause … there’s something moving in their stream … it’s a video!

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. Jot down topics and times on a pad and paper while you are live streaming so you can easily find the good parts when you’re done.

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

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Starting at 9am ET today you can tune in to the live stream of 48 in 24. But you can tune in to the live stream any time to go behind the scenes inside the studio and ask questions! Topic: Innovation at TechSmith. Technical support agent at TechSmith. TechSmith Japan.

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. Streams, not blogs? Using Social Signals to Find Top eLearning Resources - eLearning Technology , June 24, 2009. Social Software (7).

11 Types of Videos You Can Make Right Now

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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.

The Forge - Live Today at 2pm EST

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Tune in on this blog post today at 2pm EST to see the live stream of The Forge! Here's the run down of the show: Microsoft OneNote and PowerPoint MVP, Kathy Jacobs , will share how she uses Snagit and Camtasia for my social media trainings, for PowerPoint and Onenote work, for OneNote work, and more. We are also giving away two Forge Shirts and some of our prized titanium TechSmith sporks. Tune in on this blog post today at 2pm EST to see the live stream of The Forge!

What Online Video Platform is Most Popular for Screencasts?

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At TechSmith, we’ve helped customers publish over a hundred million videos over the last decade using our desktop products Camtasia , Snagit , and Jing. The above chart summarizes the most common decisions that result in a free platform choice by TechSmith customers.

Today is the Day! Join us LIVE on The Forge at 2pm EST

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Our line-up is: Mel Aclaro, Professional screencaster - Mel develops online training and video-based social media content using web video and screencasting technologies. Dave McCollom -TechSmith EDU Evangelist will share his pick for the Screencast of the Month. If you'd like to sign up, use the coupon code TECHSMITH to save $200 on your registration. Start counting down the minutes! At 2pm EST, we'll go live with The Forge. I hope you can tune-in live to watch the show.

The Forge - Cliff Atkinson Live on Thursday, January 20

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You'll also get to see behind the scenes at TechSmith and "Meet a 'Smithie" - Chris Bacheldor, UX Designer, will share what a typical day is for him at TechSmith. I've had enough! I've wasted too much time sitting through boring presentations. I know you have too.

Join us LIVE on The Forge - Thursday at 2pm ET

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Refresh this blog post at 2:00pm ET to see the live video stream and chat! Daniel Foster is the "social media guy" for TechSmith. He enjoys iceboating, ice cream socials, and isosceles triangles. Pull back the curtains and roll out the red carpet.we're

5 Popular Ways to Increase Conversion Rates with Video

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Throughout this post I’ll share some examples of how TechSmith has successfully used videos in several ways to increase conversion rates. Just so we’re clear, at TechSmith, we use Eugene Schwartz’s five levels of awareness.

How to Edit Videos: The Not So Complex World of Video Encoding

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Without video encoding standards, the streaming video that revolutionized the Internet would not have been possible. Codecs are the technology and programs used to encode or decode a digital data stream or signal (i.e. Before any video can be shared, it must first be produced.

How to Record a Webinar

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To save your webinar recording, click Share and then choose from popular social media and sharing destinations like YouTube, Dropbox, and Google Drive. How to Record Live Streaming Video. The post How to Record a Webinar appeared first on TechSmith Blog.

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New version of Camtasia for Mac bends time and space

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So you're watching a movie and there's a scene where the clouds are racing overhead at an impossible rate.and cars are streaming along the freeway like a solid river of light. Daniel Foster is the "social media guy" for TechSmith.

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Webcam Video: Now Available in Snagit

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The most typical use of webcams is for socializing or connecting with others virtually face-to-face via video chat. Another common use for webcams is for live streaming—like those the National Park Service uses to broadcast famous landmarks at Yellowstone National Park.

How to Edit Videos: The Not So Complex World of Video Encoding

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Without video encoding standards, the streaming video that revolutionized the Internet would not have been possible. Codecs are the technology and programs used to encode or decode a digital data stream or signal (i.e. Before any video can be shared, it must first be produced.

How to Edit Videos: The Not So Complex World of Video Encoding

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Without video encoding standards, the streaming video that revolutionized the Internet would not have been possible. Codecs are the technology and programs used to encode or decode a digital data stream or signal (i.e. Before any video can be shared, it must first be produced.

Guest Post: You can teach an old teacher new tricks

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They talked TechSmith into giving all of the attendees of the conference a copy of Camtasia to get us started on the right track. The post Guest Post: You can teach an old teacher new tricks appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Guest post by teacher, Steve Kelly.

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ISTE 2013 Presenter Profiles: Steve Kelly

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The TechSmith Academic Solutions team will be heading down to San Antonio this year for the Annual Conference and Exposition, and we’re eager to hang out with all of our presenter pals at our booth. The post ISTE 2013 Presenter Profiles: Steve Kelly appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

Collaboration - Storyboard - Enterprise 2.0 - eLearning Hot List

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The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Streams, not blogs? Social Learning Adoption Success: First Steps? The following are the top other items based on social signals. Welcome TechSmith’s New Education Community Site , June 25, 2009. Social Software (7). eLearning Learning Hot List. June 26, 2009 to July 3, 2009. Top Posts. New skills for learning professionals - Informal Learning , July 1, 2009.

Flipping Over Teaching and Learning with Technology

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There are several streaming video services that can help you answer this question with varying degrees of accuracy. This content was written for our quarterly education newsletter, TechSmith Learning Lounge , written by educators, for educators. Guest post by Steve Salik, Ph.D.

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LMS, LCMS, Content Authoring: Exploring eLearning Tools

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Social learning and gamification features, such as digital badges , can help to increase engagement with education programs and participation in community discussions. Webinars – Live streaming or recorded.

Content Marketing 101

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When the telecommunications company, Shoretel, was looking to rebrand , it went all out with a content campaign, including a steady stream of news articles, a diverse keyword focus, and infographics. An increase in engagement, measured by blog comments and social shares.

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Storytelling and Video Solutions at ATD TechKnowledge 2018

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We also like how seamlessly videos can be shared within social discussions and included in assessments. To work best, video should be streamed, not just transferred like presentation or document, and when it is, the playback will often stall. Storytelling.

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. Jot down topics and times on a pad and paper while you are live streaming so you can easily find the good parts when you’re done.