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Released On: 8/21/2013
In this weekly series, Todd Dewett, PhD, shares the tips respected and motivated managers use to improve rapport, navigate tricky situations, build better relationships, and drive the business forward. Each week, we'll release two tips ranging from avoiding the dreaded micromanagement to managing a multigenerational workforce, cultivating better listening skills, and developing an understanding of your organization's politics. Check back every Wednesday for more
Released On: 1/8/2014
Stay up to date with marketing tools and techniques that will help you run your business more efficiently. Author Justin Seeley brings you the tools and techniques you need to have conversations with your customers, build community, track engagement, measure analytics, and leverage social media tools to grow your brand. Tune in every other Wednesday for new video tips to keep your marketing efforts fresh.
Facebook for Business
Released On: 7/23/2014
Facebook is a great place for business owners of all stripes to start marketing their business. This course shows you the basics of setting up a Facebook account exclusively for business use and building out your page in a way that clearly identifies your brand. It also shows how to post interesting meaningful posts and status updates, and identify winning strategies for building and maintaining a thriving community.
This fully revised course includes detailed information on creating ads and promoted posts, and shows how to use Facebook Insights to track your reach, page visits, and even the performance of your competitors. Author Justin Seeley also shows you how to update your page on the go with the Facebook Pages Manager app, and tie your Facebook page into other platforms like Pinterest and Twitter.
Rigging a Quadruped in Maya
Released On: 7/23/2014
Learn how to rig a four-legged creature (aka a quadruped) in Maya using a fun example: man's best friend. Jason Baskin shows how to rig an entire dog mesh from start to finish in this project-based course. First, you'll learn how to create a basic skeleton, positioning joints to deform the mesh at specific locations and adding controls for the head, neck, and ears. You'll then rig the hind legs, adding subfoot pivots that allow the dog's legs to connect to the ground when walking and running. Jason also covers more advanced techniques, such as creating a "stretchy" back and head for more energetic animation and controlling the dog's tags with dynamics. Finally, you'll learn how to bind the mesh to the skeleton, and test the rig by putting it through a simple animation.