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Building Your Technology Skills
Released On: 3/16/2016
Build your technology skills, one tutorial at a time. In this series, Martin Guidry takes members on a weekly journey of key IT topics and trends. Each week, Martin focuses on an important skill, news item, software release, or member suggestion. Topics include hardware, networking, virtualization, and security. The videos are perfect bite-sized learning breaks for your busy day in IT.
Have a topic you'd like Martin to cover? Tweet @martinguidry using the hashtag #BYTS.
SOLIDWORKS: Tips & Tricks
Released On: 5/4/2016
Would you like to work faster and more efficiently with SOLIDWORKS? There is a ton of knowledge in the SOLIDWORKS community that you'll never learn from the documentation. Gabriel Corbett has spent years studying the program, attending conferences, teaching classes, and talking to fellow experts. In this weekly series, he shares his insights with you. These tips and tricks cover many different facets of the program, from renaming files, customizing properties, to sketching and constructing difficult geometry, replacing parts, and drawing links. Each weekly episode is just 2-10 minutes—ensuring maximum returns in a minimum amount of time. Tune in every Wednesday for new SOLIDWORKS tips.
Released On: 1/8/2014
Become more productive and boost the impact of your marketing efforts with Brad Batesole's weekly marketing tips on everything from social media to digital advertising to techniques and tools. Every week you'll find a new and immediately actionable tip to help you build your community, track engagement, measure analytics, generate brand awareness, or help you accomplish other marketing goals. In addition to sharing from his bank of experience, Brad will answer questions submitted by lynda.com members. Send your question directly to him via firstname.lastname@example.org and you might just see it in a future episode! Tune in every week to keep your marketing efforts fresh.
Twitter for Business
Released On: 5/4/2016
Businesses of all sizes use Twitter. Companies like Apple and Virgin America can reach hundreds of thousands of followers in a single tweet. Small businesses, like food trucks and florists, use Twitter to help new customers find them for the first time. Whatever your business's size or goals, using Twitter strategically takes planning, creativity, and continued optimization. Join marketing expert Brad Batesole in this course, as he explains how to jumpstart a Twitter account for your business.
Learn how to create a great username and profile, define your brand personality, and begin tweeting. Discover how to use Twitter to generate leads and track the impact of each tweet so you can determine what's working and what's not. Find out how to integrate Twitter into your website, create an advertising account, and measure the results of promoted tweets and accounts.
Need help managing your Twitter efforts? Learn the best tools for monitoring your feed and scheduling tweets. Plus, get tips for extending special offers on Twitter and tracking your results with Google Analytics.