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Beth Kanter on Screencasting via IdealwareIdealware: Introduction to Screencasting: "An Introduction to ScreencastingBy Beth Kanter, March 2007Screencasts – movies that capture tasks performed on a computer – can be powerful communication and training tools, and you don’t need to be a Hollywood filmmaker to create them. Beth Kanter walks through why screencasts are useful, how to create them, and

Beth's Blog: Screencasting Primer: For NTC Screencasting Panel

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A great primer on screencasting from Beth Kanter's blog.Beth's Blog: Screencasting Primer: For NTC Screencasting Panel: "Screencasting Primer: For NTC Screencasting PanelI'm presenting on a panel about ccreencasting at the NTC on April 5th at 1:30 PM. In preparation for the panel, I'm pulling together a wikitation on screencasting.

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Third Anniversary of Screencasting: Micro Screencasting? Jing

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Reading Jon Udell's blog and discovered that today is the third anniversary of the term screencast! Here's a screencast to mark the date. He reflects on the genre and how people are using it and the significance of jing from Tech Smith, a screencasting application that makes it very easy for anyone to do a screencast. ve also used Jing to create screencasts on the fly, in demand technical support help to people, including my dad on using skype ).

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Another Nonprofit Screencaster Spotted: ClickTools Screencast at Gokubi

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Here's a screencast from Gokubi Blog that demos a data analysis tool called Clicktools.

Giveaway: A License for Techsmith's Screencasting Tools - Camtasia and Snagit

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Two years ago, I got little obsessed with screencasting hoping that more nonprofits would use the tools for training materials or maybe even fundraising. The good folks at TechSmith have given me a free license for Snagit (screencapture tool) and Camtasia (the screencasting editing and capture suite) to give away to a nonprofit. If you travel through my flickrstream , you'll see that I'm addicted to screenshooting - taking stills of the screen.

Screencasting of Tacit Knowledge

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John Udell articulates a reason why screencasting is really cool: In my talk I suggested that this kind of unconscious transmission of tacit knowledge may be a key rationale for the practice of pair programming. But that's not always possible, in which case live screensharing or asynchronous screencasting is the next best thing to being there. To translate into nonprofit tech language - screencasting creates shoulder-to-shoulder training in a social networking way

Quick Tips for Improving Screencasts

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I am so thrilled that Michele Martin has started screencasting because I'm sure I'll learn something. This tip caught my eye: Use fixed width to capture and auto pan Ideally, for most situations, when creating a screencast it is best to use a fixed region (640 wide by 480 high) and set the screen recording to autopan. Now, I'm curious to go back and make a screencast in Camtasia using auto pan and see what the difference might be.

Screencasting in Ubuntu and Free Software

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Aside from the usual mechanisms, I think blogs like Susie's Blog that focus on nonprofit adoption of open source software and screencasts can be useful tools. I was delighted to discover another nonprofit technology screencaster, one who is using Open Source tools to boot! James Davis of Free Charity , a web host that provides free Internet and IT services to nonprofits, announced on the UK Riders list the other day that he had created some screencasts about wordpress.

Screencast: Call for Blog Actors!

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I'm researching for a screencast that I will shoot over the next few weeks on the topic of widgets that can be used for your blog to enable conversation or support nonprofit programs. So, if you work in the nonprofit sector or nonprofit technology sector and have a blog that uses any of the above widgets or even ones I have mentioned and want to be featured in my next screencast, please leave a comment here.

Screencasting Primer Published on Idealware and TechSmith Screencast of the Week!

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I am delighted that I have an article, An Introduction To Screencasting published over at Idealware. And speaking of screencasting, my screencast about tagging just made the TechSmith " Screencast of the Week " and I just got a big box of swag too, including some free demo CD's , that we'll hand out at the NTC Screencasting Session next week. Please don't take this the wrong way. I'm not blogging to this for self-promotion.

Jon Udell Answers My Screencast Question!

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" A long-delayed response to Beth Kanter's Screencasting Question " let alone get a detailed and informative answer to a screencasting question.! About a month ago, I started to experiment with how to do the "conversational" screencast that is Jon's signature. I was inspired by Jon Udell's screencasts in this genre, and did some background research, but hit a wall. t apply to the screencast on Google Analytics for NTEN I???ve

Filtering Your Feeds: Marshall's Yahoo Pipes Screencast

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Go no further than this excellent screencast from Marshall Kirkpatrick. Are you using RSS to listen, but want to know how to fine tune your listening skills? Why would you ever want to use Yahoo Pipes you might be wondering? Let's say that you have mastered using an RSS reader like bloglines or google reader or event NetVibes to read feeds. And you've integrated reading feeds from blogs and web sites into your daily routine.

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Technorati Tag Bookmarklet: The Screencast

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I thought this might be a good experiment for my screencasting sandbox. So, here's my first incredibly sloppy and choppy screencast of how to use this neat little bookmarklet. understanding screencasting software and creative process, like vlogging, is a time sink. Some immediate reflections on screencasting while it is fresh in my head. I've been researching screencasting software. And, maybe some more screen polished screencasts.

Attention Trust Extension: The Screencast

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I made my second screencast of the experience while I still had a few days left on the free trial of the expensive software. I got an email from Ed Batista thanking me for becoming a member of the Attention Trust inviting me to download the Attention Extension. I installed it - it was easy and the FAQ answered my basic questions about my new tool. It's now time to learn more about the concept, by following the blog and wiki as well as connect with community.

The Jing Project: Embed Screencasts Into Conversation

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It was very liberating for me to create a screencast like this -- no storyboard, script, no retakes. I'm working on a screencast and it might be excellent way to do research or share implicit geek shoudlder-to-shoulder knowledge across the Internet. I don't know if this possible - I have to find the right.swf to.avi converter and test it - but you could possibly edit and remix these clips into a screencast. Click to play.

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Screencast of the Week: Foxy Tunes

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I'm obsessing about screencasts - I'm learning, creating, making mistakes, and even beginning to like this rabbit I jumped down. I need to do the same for screencasts. So, I've decided to start a weekly post "Screencast of the Week" using the tag "scotw" This screencast comes from FoxyTunes. The screencast is done MTV style - that is it is like a music video - visuals and music - no narration. What do you think about this screencast?

Stephen Downes' First Screencast: It's On Web2.0 and Personal Learning

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I was delighted to discover Stephen Downes screencast created with Camtasia for several reasons. I'm interested because it is what I attempt to do with my blog, screencasting, and all the other web 2.0 Second, I'm always happy to see another screencaster, particularly one with great content, take the step of learning Camtasia. All my learnings about screencasting are organized in a wiki portfolio.

Excellent Collection of Social Media How To Screencasts

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VideoJug - Life Explained on Film is an excellent site for instructional videos and screencasts on a wide range of topics, including some fantastic how-to content for social networks and other tools. How To Download YouTube Videos. The example above is one that plucked from the socialnetworking tagged videos. This site is going to be an excellent resource for hunting and gathering of resources as part of the BeTheMedia project

Flickr As Presentation Tool: Screencast #2

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View the Screencast here. As a follow up to last week's screencast on how to use flickr as a visual resource, here is a post about how to share your wonderfully visual powerpoints with others via your blog or flickr. Since I already invested a bit of time, I figured what the hell, I'll make a screencast. Some reflections on my screencast creation process: -I need to learn how to edit out a word in my over and replace it with the correct word.

My Slides from the Screencasting Session and Please Vote.

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These are my powerpoint slides from the Screencasting Session at NTC. My favorite quote about the session was from Jason Zannon at Democracy in Action: Beth Kanter delivers herself of a tour de force on screencasting. If more of us are screencasting, then all I have to do is remix other people's work, provided they've licensed their material using creative commons licensing. I've heard that there will be more screencasting or at least one as this blogger notes.

New Screencast: Web Analytics Demystified: A Primer for Nonprofits

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I'm pleased to announce that I have completed the screencast, sponsored by NTEN , on Google Analytics! This screencast would not have been possible without all the help I got from: Dave Amos, Web guy at the Idealist (and Ami Dar) and Laura Whitehead , South Hams, CVS, who not only allowed me complete access to their Google Analytics stats, but answered my numerous stupid questions. I was a little scared to make a screencast about something that I knew nothing about. (I

NTEN and SalesForce Screencast: Learnings About the Interview/Documentary Approach

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Add Beth's Blog: Screencasts to your page. High bandwidth version on screencast.com Screencast Wiki. I'm pleased to announce that the second screencast is now available. It delves deeper into the uses of salesforce.com campaigns tab, " Salesforce Campaigns for Nonprofits " There some kind words over at the NTEN Blog about my most recent screencast. Now comes the reflection on the process, the craft of screencasting.

Using Web Conferencing Software To Create A Screencast

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I'm working on a screencast (Google Analytics) and I'm not an expert in using the software. Do you stick to your comfort zone and only make screencasts on the topics that you know like the back of your hand or do you stretch and venture into a topic or software that is not only new territory but may be difficult to learn? What I really like about screencasting is that it has helped me learn about software and technology. Click To Play.

How To Make Your Content More Shareable: Screencast

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I decided to make a quick screencast. I learned something today from two of my readers, Nick Temple and Michele Martin about to add the "Share on Facebook" and "Digg This" links to your posts automatically on typepad. These options might be called " Social Media Optimization " (more here ). Nick asked the question. I replied by email with a cc to Michele. I saw this on her blog. She responded with the instructions (I posted here ).

Shoulder-to-Shoulder Instructional Media: My Tagging Screencast at NTEN!

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Photo from my flickr stream View the Tagging Screencast Presented by NTEN. I'm pleased to announce that my screencast about tagging has been released and showcased by NTEN ! I created this screencast back in September/October of last year, so this release has provided a great opportunity to meta reflect on the whole screencast creation process as well as consider how my views about the use of tagging have evolved.

Screencast Treatment: Web Analytics As Simple Gifts To Measure Mission

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I have been knee deep researching and thinking about Web Analytics in general and Google Analytics in particular for a third screencast in a series I'm doing for NTEN. The other two included my tagging and widgets screencasts). Scope: This screencast will demystify web analytics and use Author and Analytics Evangelist Avinash Kaushik's mantra of simplicity to illustrate some of the useful features and reports in Google Analytics , a free but powerful web analytics software tool.

Win $500 in Facebook ads in the Naked Laptop Contest

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Unless… we share screencasts! Here’s how it works: You submit a screencast of 2-3 tips that have worked for your nonprofit (I use ScreenFlow , but Jing and Screenr are also good tools). Keep your screencast under two minutes. On October 15th, voting will begin to select the best screencast. Social Media Optimization community management Facebook facebook ads screencasts video

I added the Google Analytics Screencast to my FaceBook Profile!

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What you see above is my Facebook profile. I don't know why, but when I got my first invitation to Facebook back in September, I just ignored it. I thought I was too old. In February, I started to get more and more invitations from people I knew, so I decided to flesh out my profile. So, been tweaking and haven't much blogged much about it, in part, because of an experiment. This experiment was to hang back and see what other folks are doing.

Screencast: Using Widgets to Build Community on Blogs Featured on NTEN Blog

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Original photo remixed from flickr photo by Stinky Peter Screencast in conjunction with NTEN View the screencast as higher quality flash file -takes longer to download here. My screencast on widgets is featured in this month's NTEN newsletter in a section pointing to " How To Build Online Community." Screencast Program Notes. These program notes will help you implement some of the ideas presented in the screencast.

Resource Roundup 3/6 | Idealware

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Skip to Main Content Area Helping Nonprofits Make Smart Software Decisions Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Resource Roundup 3/6 By Laura Quinn , March 6, 2008 Tracking Decision Outcomes with Salesforce (ONE/Northwest) Interesting screencast - and I just love screencasts!

Resource Roundup 6/26 | Idealware

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Skip to Main Content Area Helping Nonprofits Make Smart Software Decisions Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Resource Roundup 6/26 By Laura Quinn , June 26, 2007 New Screencast : Web Analytics Demystified (Beths Blog) Another fabulous Beth Kanter screencast , this one about analyzing the performance of your website through Google Analytics.

Create Dynamic Online Trainings: Webinar Recap

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She also shared some recommended tools for online training delivery, including email, screencasting , and online meeting software. eLearning Online Seminar Training cloud video cloud computing nonprofits webinars nonprofit online training Idealware online meeting tutorial screencast slideshowTechSoup hosted a webinar about how to Create Dynamic Online Trainings on July 26.

Need Some Inspiration To Video Blog? Look no further.

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Screen capture of video blog I was an early adopter of video blogging and screencasting. I really miss making videos and screencasts. Then when I heard that the WFP was using Camtasia Suite to edit, the video software I used for many years to create screencasts, I'm going to give Camtasia and FLIP HD video shots a try. Tags: screencast vlog In the last year or so, I've gotten away from it. I have a loaner FLIP Camera for a couple of weeks.

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Apex trigger screencast Apex trigger screencast Last Updated on Friday, 6 April 2007 09:06 Written by Steve Friday, 6 April 2007 09:06 Apex triggers rock the house. Check out this screencast of how triggers can make Salesforce.com tons easier to use in the real-world example of Households. What tool did you use to create the screencast, out of curiosity?

Chris Brogan - New Media School

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Chris mentioned this fabulous screencast about how to technorati ego surf - check it out

When Metadata Comes to Twitter | PCWorld Business Center

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A new explanatory screencast about open-source software? When Metadata Comes to Twitter | PCWorld Business Center : What I'm talking about here is metadata--data about data. I'd love for every tweet that's sent out to be categorized in some way by the tweeter. Tweets need metadata in the same way that books need a title. Is this tweet about an interesting new blog post by the sender of the tweet? Or about an interesting blog post by someone other than the sender of the tweet?

Conversation Agent: How To Fail Your Way To Social Media Success

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Guest post by Beth Kanter on Conversation AgentConversation Agent: How To Fail Your Way To Social Media Success: "two years ago, I made a screencast about Web Analytics for Nonprofits that covered the basics of using google analytics, web metrics, and some nonprofit case studies featuring Laura White and the Idealist.

Mike Seyfang has a sense of humor!

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I'm so lucky that my colleague, Mike Seyfang, is obsessing about screencasting too. I also like his sense of humor

Motherhood Manifesto on YouTube

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I like the screencast music video intro. I'm gonna steal that idea. looks like a professionally produced video done in YouTube style

FreeVlog MakeOver! Wow!

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They've just updated the tutorials and screencasts. And, if you're interested in screencasting, you'll get lots of inspiration and ideas for presentation techniques. If you want to learn how to do video blogging, Freevlog is the best! And, it's gotten even better! Ryanne told me about a new MAC tool for screencapture too

Technographics + Quantcast = Awesomesauce

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Skip Shuda has a really good screencast (4:40 mins) that shows you how to combine the data from Groundswell's Forrester Technographics profile tool and Quantcast , that I talked about here. Watch and learn ! Have a really great New Year 2009.

Harry's Interview in the School Library Journal About Creative Commons!

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Harry was interviewed for this article in the School Library Journal about Creative Commons - and the screencast we created in November. His photo was also featured in a Creative Commons poster by Berne Guerrero

Showing YouTube Videos Offline

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I'm glad I went to the trouble of having a backup plan, particularly for the Screencasting Session at NTC which include showing some screencast. Michael Stein (East Coast), who attended the session, emailed me today and asked how I managed to download the screencasts on YouTube. I've been doing more and more presentations that are dependent on having Internet access and I've learned over the years, to always have a backup.