This page contains the resources that I have found useful in my personal and professional life. It is a wide assortment of finds from podcasts to books, articles, photos and videos.
If you would rather not scroll through the entire list you can click on one of the links below to sort by category. This list will be added to as I find new items to share – if you would like to recommend something for sharing, please contact me.
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.
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).
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.
In today’s Tech Talk Chet discusses the topic of the ideal signature for your business emails. Email continues to be an important tool for today’s businesses… both for large companies and solo-preneurs.
In this episode Chet looks at what elements should definitely be on your email signature, what you should omit – and what creative options there are. Chet shares a cool, free online tool (website based) from HubSpot that allows you to create your own great looking email signature (complete with a Call to Action and/or head-shot photo or logo). You’ll find that tool here: https://www.hubspot.com/email-signature-generator#form-tab-social
In today’s Tech Talk Chet provides an introduction to Cloud Computing – where both the Application (software) and the data (files, documents) are not on your local computer but in the ‘cloud’ and you compute while connected to the internet.