Posts Tagged ‘#techcomm’

Edit FrameMaker 12 Responsive HTML5 Layouts

During my Adobe webinar last week, there was keen interest in editing the responsive layouts in FrameMaker 12. Though it sounds scary, it’s a breeze. Thanks to the new HTML5 skin editor (in both RoboHelp 11 and FrameMaker 12) editing things that adjust to screen width, is actually quite easy. No, I mean EASY! Really! If you…

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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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Presenter 10: Recording/Editing limitation

I have quite a few things going on right now…If you’re feeling impatient, feel free to skip to the bottom of the article. If not, read on! So I finally get my new audio setup (very exciting, and if you see any of my upcoming Adobe webinars, or my guest interview with Kristen Roarke @rourketraining and Rick Zanotti…

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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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Getting the TOC you want from FrameMaker for RoboHelp Output

Already have a TOC in RoboHelp, and just looking for the new troubleshooting tip I discovered? Then read the spoiler alert that follows. Spoiler Alert While I’ve written on using FrameMaker TOCs for linked RoboHelp projects before, I recently came across a client project where the TOC was behaving badly. The source of the behavior…

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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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What I use: online meeting and podcasting audio setup

About 2/3 of my billable work (or more!) is done via online meeting. So it’s no surprise I’m a bit picky about what I use for audio in those meetings. Here are the components, and also their backups, complete with affiliate links to purchase them, if you’re so inclined. Microphone (Audio in) Heil PR-40 Dynamic…

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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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What I use: Wireless remote control power outlets

Recently I had a hot water recirculating pump installed at our house. Great pump, but I opted for one without the scheduling and remote controls included with the unit because they doubled the cost of the pump. Instead I found these nifty wireless remote control outlets from Etekcity on Amazon Etekcity® 5 Pack Wireless Remote Control Outlet…

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