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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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***…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More