Brandie Gautreaux

Brandie Gautreaux is a contributing writer and market research analyst for Terran Marketing. She is a devoted follower of Jesus Christ, married to the love of her life, and a mother to three. She loves blogging her everyday thoughts, challenges and blessings.

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Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Up and Running with Story

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 24th 2012
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This course is an impressive introduction to screenwriting and production planning with Adobe Story. Adobe Certified Expert and author Jeff Sengstack introduces the three main purposes of Adobe Story: scriptwriting, collaborative editing, and production organization. Through the course, you will discover the difference between Story Plus and Story Free, learn how to create characters and set lists, view and edit scripts, collaborate with others and comment on scripts, track changes, create schedules, export scripts, and attach scripts and use... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Create a Tooltip with jQuery and Dreamweaver

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 21st 2012
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Tooltips are graphical user interface features that point over an item without ever actually clicking on the item itself. In this new online course, author and graphic designer Chris Converse demonstrates to us how to convert text and graphics into tooltips to enrich your website with exclusive directions and cues using tooltips. Learn how to save graphics from Photoshop and then create them in Dreamweaver and activating them with jQuery. Additionally, hear how to create the tooltip container, add... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Sales Skills Fundamentals

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 20th 2012
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Become a successful sales person with these powerful fundamentals and effective techniques with entrepreneur and author Christopher Matthew Spencer. This course teaches you how to fine-tune your communication and listening skills as well as explores how to put into practice the skills necessary for ultimate sales achievement. The course also teaches viewers how to become acclimated with selling, the basic sales terminology, connecting with clients, building presentations, making cold calls and asking for referrals, setting goals, and keeping good... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Photo Insider Training: Enhancing Photos

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 19th 2012
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Take a tour of the newly-enhanced photos features of Adobe Photoshop CS6 with special details about how the features were designed, how they were work, and how to use them to their fullest effects. Senior product manager for Adobe Photoshop Bryan O’Neil Hughes takes you on this guided tour that explores these new features including the cropping tool, adjusting dialog boxes, panel options, sharpening and blurring features, correcting lens distortions, applying preferred settings, discovering the Auto button, and working... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Effective Public Speaking

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 18th 2012
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Shake off those nervous jitters and learn how to effectively speak publicly with confidence. Author Laura Bergells teaches you how to prepare and deliver your speech with poise and self-assurance. She provides practical methods to preparing and delivering your speech as well as personal insights to boost your confidence. Through the course, learn to identify your audience, develop personal credibility, storyboard your speech, cope with anxiety, add character and personality to your speech, handle mistakes, eliminate crutch words, use... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Create a Tooltip with jQuery

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 18th 2012
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Tooltips are graphical user interface elements that point over an item without actually clicking on it. In this new online course, author Chris Converse teaches viewers how to convert text and graphics into a tooltip to enhance your website with unique directions and cues using tooltips. Learn how to save graphics from Photoshop, create the tooltip container, add the jQuery document ready and mouse events, detect and sett HTML tooltips, attach and position the tip container to the mouse,... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Creating a First Web Site with Dreamweaver CS6

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 17th 2012
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Learn how to create your very first website with Adobe Dreamweaver CS6, a leading web authoring tools program. Presenter and trainer with Adobe, Paul Trani walks you through step by step instructions to creating a truly unique, one-of-a-kind website with responsive themes, rich imagery and text, strong portfolio, multimedia content, contact form, and integrating social media links. Trani also talks about the use of HTML 5 standards, styling content with CSS, how to create graphics, and adding widgets. This... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Google+ for Business

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 17th 2012
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Promote your business with confidence and success using Google+ pages. Author Lorrie Thomas Ross helps you discover the effectiveness of Google+ and how to get the most out of the social networking site. She shows viewers how to set up a business account, add company info, post videos and photos, organize your contacts in groups, and optimize your profile to reach your desired contacts. She goes further and teaches viewers how to create compelling products and services, incorporate local... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Git Essential Training

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 16th 2012
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Discover and absorb the ins and outs of Git, the growing open-source version control software that manages your source codes and text files. Developer and author Kevin Skoglund presents this online course with complete details about command and code management and the essential theories of history control and the Git three-tree architecture. Through the course, viewers will learn how to install Git on different operating systems, track files in a repository, review previous edits, compare different file versions, create... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Job Search Strategies

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 15th 2012
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Are you in the market for new employment or in need of a career change? Author and career coach Valerie Sutton shares the latest techniques and skills needed to help you find the perfect job. The course is taught with full effectiveness and teaches you how to develop your profile and brand, search for positions available, and network with other like professionals. Sutton gives advice on job searching tips, which online job boards to visit, how to post your... CONTINUE READING

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