In today’s Tech Talk, Chet introduces the reported benefits of turning down the blue on your mobile devices to a warmer color for optimized viewing at night. This is designed to contribute to better sleep. Join in and learn about the Night Shift option in Apple’s iOS devices. If you’re on Android – Twillight is an App as well as the product from f.lux.  You can check out the apps with the following links:  Twillight Android App   or  the f.lux application .

 

In today’s Tech Tip Chet shares thoughts on when you might consider outsourcing your technology needs or tasks. He provides four questions for you to think about to help guide you in the possibility of Outsourcing Your Tech Needs:
1. Is the Skill or Service going to be part of your product or service?
2. Will you be needing/using this skill or service more in the future?
3. Do you WANT to learn or do this skill or service?
4. Do you have the budget to outsource your Tech needs?

Hard to find good sounding legally free music

In today’s Tech Tip Chet shares the importance of observing the issue of using Royalty Free music for your video projects, online classes, podcasts, and other media projects, and provides one of his favorite resources for cost free, royalty free music.  You can visit the site yourself at http://audionautix.com (and as Chet suggests – consider donating on the site if you use one or more of their music files).

In today’s Tech Tip Chet shares two easy to use methods to move PDF documents from your computer to your iPhone and iPad. This is great to have PDF documents with you when you travel for business or pleasure – great for things like camera manuals, conference brochures, guidebooks, etc.  

 

 

Simple tips to help you create better videos

In today’s Tech Tip Chet shares tips and thoughts to help you make better videos – today focusing on framing & composition…. what you want in the video and what to leave out. Chet suggests using the 5 Corners as a concept to help imrpove your videography and also addresses VVS (Vertical Video Syndrome) – very important for those shooting video on a smartphone (iPhone)

In today’s Tech Tip Chet shares the 2nd day focused on making better videos for your marketing, online courses, etc. It’s one of the most common problems and easy to fix – stabilizing your camera. Chet shares tips for a more stable camera with a few affordable accessories – or even how to make stable video while you’re out and about, traveling or hiking.

Accessories mentioned on the program can be found in my Amazon list here: http://amzn.to/2o2MAHD

Importance of audio - and how to capture great sound for your videos

In today’s Tech Tip Chet shares the first of 3 episodes focused on making better videos.  Today we’ll consider the value and importance of good, clear audio.  Chet provides some thoughts and tips for capturing great audio (and avoiding extraneous audio around you).

Excited to be focusing on one of my favorite topics this week – making better videos! Join me as I share some quick, valuable tips to help you make better videos Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday this week.
Then on Thursday I’ll show how I get my camera manuals onto my iPhone, and Friday you’ll see & hear my favorite FREE music website (royalty free tunes for your videos). I go live weekdays 6:45AM Pacific Time on Facebook with these live lessons – if you can’t join me live, you can view the recordings here on the website.

On today’s Tech Tip, Chet shares a free, easy to use tool that enables you to create cool looking photo collages.
Whether it’s for a graphic for an upcoming speech or presentation, your next eBook, workshop handout, blog or social media post… Chet shares how easy it is to use but also shows some of the powerful features available.