30-second video tips on YouTube

If you didn’t want to log into Facebook to see the video tips, they’re now on YouTube. Please leave a comment and let me know what you think! Here are a couple of examples; the rest are on the Office Online channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/OfficeOnlineVideos    For articles about using visuals effectively and other topics, free…

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Learn by watching 30-second video tips on Facebook

Part animated comic strip, part screencast, these short videos are designed to help you learn Visio 2010. What do you think about this strategy and the videos themselves? Visio video page on Facebook:http://bit.ly/VisioFBVideo If you use Visio, you can download the beta from http://www.microsoft.com/office/2010/en/visio/download.aspx. For articles about using visuals effectively and other topics, free downloads,…

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Clarity Episode 4: Website map in exchange for information

A chance encounter at a coffee shop leads Clarity to a new case and a possible lead for information. Watch how Visio tames the client’s website through an easy-to-use wizard that pulls information directly from the site. Will we find out what people around town are saying about Clarity?     – Eric S.

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Clarity Episode 3: Network diagrams are no sweat

A nervous client with a tight deadline needs to document his network, fast. Harrison Clarity applies his Visio skills to create a network diagram quickly and easily.     – Eric S.

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Clarity Episode 2: From Excel spreadsheet to Visio org chart

Harrison Clarity, visualizer-for-hire and Visio master, demonstrates how to convert data from an Excel spreadsheet into Visio organization chart shapes with just a few clicks.     You, too, can download the free trial of Visio 2007 here. – Eric S.

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TC4D: Make Better Videos with Less Rework by Using Storyboards

Storyboards help you plan your video shot by shot. That way, you can make sure your video is at least as interesting as the audio, and you have a list of all the most important shots. If you just make a text-only script, it can be easy to overlook sections where visuals would be a…

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TC4D: Guiding viewers through complex information

Complex information is usually easier to understand when it’s presented in a graphic format, such as a process flowchart or workflow diagram. But even those can be confusing at first glance, and look more complicated than they actually are. Well, here’s a way to make it easier for your audience to digest that kind of…

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Visio: Drawing on Experience with Scott Helmers

Learn more about using Visio to create diagrams and illustrations from people who use it every day. Scott Helmers interview Scott Helmers went from doing primarily consulting work to creating software that extends Visio in specific directions. He talks about how visual “maps” of processes can make it easier and faster to understand what’s happening…

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Visio: Drawing on Experience with Chris Roth

Learn more about using Visio to create diagrams and illustrations from people who use it every day. Chris Roth interview Chris Roth, also known as Visio Guy, gives some insight into the types of solutions he creates using Visio. Sometimes these solutions bring in data and generate a diagram, sometimes they start with a diagram…

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Visio: Drawing on Experience with Senaj Lelic

Learn more about using Visio to create diagrams and illustrations from people who use it every day. Senaj Lelic interview Senaj Lelic, consultant and trainer, talks about why he uses Visio when there are other drawing and diagramming tools available. He also addresses the question of why people sometimes think Visio is going to be…

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