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Voice/Video Technologies

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Why You Hate the Sound of Your Own Voice

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

"If you've ever listened to yourself speak in a voicemail or video, you've probably wondered aloud "is that what I really sound like?" The unfortunate truth is: yes, that's what you really sound like. Find out why your voice sounds so different from what you hear in your head." Producer bio – "Will Wei is […]

How Students Use Technology

Monday, August 4th, 2014 made an infographic based on results from a student/technology study. Among the interesting findings: When students stopped using digital devices for 24 hours, they experienced withdrawal symptoms similar to those of alcoholics and drug addicts. 38% of students say they can't go more than 10 minutes without using a digital device . . . […]

Create Online Video That Works

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

With the recent explosion and expansion of online video, the biggest question is how to best drive viewer action and monetize this new medium. Online video has a lot of promise. It offers what was once limited to expensive TV advertising: reach and emotional engagement with potential customers. And, it’s relatively cheap and provides immediate, […]

The Future of Video

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

In this video the editors at Wipster interview key people in the industry. Photo – Justin Cone of Motionographer and Psyop

Your Students’ Next Job Application Could Involve a Video Game

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Catherine Rampell (photo, left) is an economics reporter at The New York Times. In this piece she covers the topic of how much longer tech companies are taking to find their hires and what methods they are using.

Conduct Better Podcast Interviews with This Simple 6-Step Preparation Process

Monday, March 31st, 2014

" . . . the pressure is on us to lead the interview in a way that ensures nothing essential goes left unsaid," declares Jerod Morris (photo, left) in a piece at "Here’s the simple six-step preparation process I follow to conduct podcast interviews that work."

Best Free Video Conferencing Tools 2014

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Robin Good's Pinterest selection on the topic.

The Rise in Mobile Video

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Randy Krum features an infographic on the topic.

How to Humanize Your Corporate Video

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

In this article, Larry Thomas asks Joe Caneen, The Video Whisperer, for his thoughts on corporate video.

How to Ace a TV Interview: Tips from an Emmy Nominated Producer

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

"When you see someone like Oprah or Anderson Cooper on television, it's easy to think that they're naturally talented speakers and interviewers. After all, the ease with which they interact with their guests, and share ideas on stage, is rare. But what if it's not all talent? What if the real secret to being that […]

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