Conferences and Training

STC Technical Summit

Will you be in Washington, D.C. for the 2017 STC Technical Communication Summit? I’ll be doing a number of events while I’m there, and would love to see you in person. Here’s an overview: Adobe Tech Comm Tools Certificate Workshop  Free event, no conference registration required, and free lunch for participants. Sunday May 7, 2017…

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Social Media Marketing World Recap

I attended Social Media Marketing World last week, perhaps my favorite show of the year. I had a great time, (check out the video I placed below) and came back ready to put lots of great ideas to work. Here’s the main reason I keep coming back: Conferences give you access to industry leaders SMMW…

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TC2LS007-LavaCon interview with Julian Murfitt, CEO Mekon, Ltd.

Julian’s presentation title: Conference Room Prototyping I must confess I had visions of general contractors, fancy chairs, and cutting-edge projection systems before we started! But Julian quickly explained that his company, Mekon, Ltd. successfully prototypes client projects in the clients’ conference room! He was not entirely clear as to whether he locks said clients in the conference…

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Changing GoToTraining Organizer Name

Having trouble changing the host’s name in GoToTraining? Watch the short videos below. I do quite a bit of online training and remote computer work using both Citrix GoTo Training and Adobe Connect, and each have their quirks. One of the strangest, however, is with Citrix GoToTraining. GoToTraining, which has different features than GoToMeeting or other GoTo***…

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TC2LS006-Interview with Kit and Terena

Kit and Terena will be presenting together at LavaCon 2014 in October. Their presentation title is The Space Between us: Managing Expectations between Tec Comm and Localization. We had a great discussion, and I hope you like it! To register for LavaCon, go to http://bit.ly/lavacon2014. Registration costs increase by about 50% in mid-September! Here’s the…

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TC2LS005-Interview with Noz Urbina, Content Strategist

I am thoroughly enjoying my LavaCon podcast experiment. I am enjoying learning more about folks I know in passing, but who I might not yet had the good fortune of an in-depth conversation. Noz is one of those folks!  Always well spoken, and dressed sharp as a tack, we had a great conversation about his LavaCon presentation…

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TC2LS004-Interview with Kane Jamison, Content Harmony

This week I had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing Kane Jamison, founder of Content Harmony. Kane’s group focuses on content marketing  for mid-sized companies, and his presentation, Risk Management for Content Creation will be a must-attend session for anyone with large public exposure, and for those dealing with compliance requirements. One of the things I…

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TC2LS003-Interview With Darin McClure

Always a man with many things to say, Darin is a pleasure to interview! It’s not often he’ll sit still long enough for an interview, so I hope you enjoy our talk as much as I did. Darin talks about how he uses inexpensive and free tools to maximize his contact with friends, customers, and potential…

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TC2LS002-Interview with Joe Welinske of WritersUA Conference

I had a great time chatting with Joe Welinske today. We discussed his popular WritersUA conference (the next one is in Charleston, SC in October), mobile UA and UX, and the upcoming version of his book, Developing User Assistance For Mobile Apps.  Check back here (in the WritersUA category) for interviews with some of Joe’s great…

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TC2LS001-Interview With Jack Molisani

My thanks to Jack Molisani for taking the time to help launch the Tech Comm Tools podcast. Here’s the interview with Jack: Planning to attend LavaCon? Register via my affiliate link and get a free hour of consulting or services with me! In our 1/2 hour discussion, we talk about LavaCon 2014, his ProSpring staffing agency, and…

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Using Video for Technical Communication

I’m getting ready for my upcoming summer school session for STC on Tech Comm Video, so I figured I’d create a series of posts to share some of the high points with the TC2LS community. If you’re interested, the  class will be three-hour online sessions for six consecutive Tuesdays, and starts on Tuesday, August 5th.To…

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Big Discounts on Social Media Success Summit 2014

I attend somewhere around 10 conferences a year, but only one of those conferences, Social Media Success Summit, is both inexpensive, and 100% online. Not only that, but registration comes with access to all the recordings so you can go back to review your favorite sessions, or attend sessions you missed during the live presentation. Even…

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LavaCon 2014 Discount and Registration Bonus

Sept 8, 2014 UPDATE: We want as many folks as possible registered for LavaCon before the $800 LavaCon rate increase after September 13th, so here’s a $100 offer my community: Register with discount code TC2LS005 for $100 off your registration fee! If you’ve already registered, or can’t attend this year, do your friends a favor and pass…

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Useful Info for LavaCon presentation

Thanks for checking here! This presentation is intended for self-publishers. Please contact me directly if you’d like help setting up accounts for a corporate entity. Adobe and LavaCon 2011 have opened up this free presentation to the public!! The first 30 registrants for this free Sunday session qualify for a free backpack and a chance…

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