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.

How To Get More Traffic To Your Technical Writing Blog

To quote Van Halen, ‘everybody wants some.’ And what you want is traffic to your blog, right? Why write a blog if no-one visits? I have 17 technical writers’ blogs in my Google Reader & RSS feeds. Most are fine but… if they used some of the following tactics, they’d get more traffic, comments, money […]

How To Write For Your Blog Every Day

In this short video I explain how to create content and to remove the barriers that stop most people from creating content on a daily basis. It’s not difficult but you do need to have a system that lets you maximize your opportunities to create content and reduces the barriers that stop you from doing […]

Review Camtasia 6: The Good, Bad and The Ugly

I upgraded to Camtasia 6 at the weekend (from v4) mostly to import and edit .MOV files. These are created by my faithful Canon Powershot when I shot videos. Sony makes AVIs. The other reason was to do more heavy lifting with Camtasia. I have tons on material on the hard-disk and want to get […]