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1073_9ae3dee7bb_small July 14, 2010 by John T. Meyer

When giving a presentation, lecture, or keynote the last thing you want to be is boring, or even just mediocre. Instead, you want to be the presentation everyone remembers, the presentation that causes people to take notes and come find you after you're done. Thankfully, we have Prezi so we can deliver the second kind of presentation. read more

1038_c3af64ae9d_small June 30, 2010 by John T. Meyer

They say a picture is worth 1,000 words. Video must be worth at least 10,000 words. If you're like me you'll choose pictures and videos as your medium of choice over words any day. Thankfully, we have tools like Jing. Jing, a project from… read more

610_2e4090ab33_small February 2, 2010 by John T. Meyer

Sioux Falls Once you decide to take the plunge and start blogging there are a lot of things to do.It's hard enough to consistently write new posts and stay dedicated to producing content as well as monitor the analytics of that content. Google Analytics - It's free, it's easy, and it's literally the best. You must install Google analytics on your blog. Not only will you get the... read more

October 7, 2009 by John T. Meyer

Sioux Falls   In today's landscape of the world wide web, simply creating and uploading content is not enough to be seen or heard. After I finish a new video blog I have a feeling of accomplishment and pride, but then ... read more

August 24, 2009 by John T. Meyer

Sioux Falls Have you ever wanted to be the smooth-talking voice narrating a screencast of the latest web application or social network? Well, now thanks to Screenr you get the chance. Screenr is a web-based recording application that allows you ... read more

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