Using Screencasting To Teach Kids Tech Comms Skills

This is one of Techsmith’s lesser known tools and is ideal for screen-casting, especially in school and other educational scenarios. And they’ve just made it better.

My Ten Favorite Technical Writing Tools

I’ll be honest. I love Microsoft Word! Adobe FrameMaker has it’s moment but, y’know, it’s can be so lame that it beggar’s belief. I’ve used the same technical writing tools for the last 5 years. A few products have come across my desk but nothing that really blown me away. Here’s a run-down of what I use to write my technical documents. No order of preference. Which should I keep? Which should I replace?

Camtasia Studio: Making Videos More Sticky

One way to make your video content more sticky, that is get more readers and keep them on your site, is to use captions. Why use captions? Because, they keep the reader focused, reinforce your key points and give the viewer a second way to digest your material. While watching your video, they can read along.