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

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

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 14th 2012
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Learn powerful and effective negotiation skills necessary to effectively communicate your personal desires in the workplace. Lisa Gates, speaker, trainer, and negotiation specialist, demonstrates how to negotiate corporate issues including asking for a raise, setting fees, and promoting teamwork. This course provides operational strategies for all types of negotiations as well as provides tips on how to handle negotiations through the internet. Viewers will learn how to bargain, ask questions, and resolve conflicts. Topics include: • Preparing for a... CONTINUE READING

WIX

By: Neil Tortorella on Sep 14th 2012
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I received an email the other day from a graphic designer looking to have a site built for his new freelance business. At first I thought that a bit odd. I mean, the guy is a designer. But, truth be told, there are many designers who don’t know how to build sites and are happy as a clam in their print-centric world. They’re doing fine, for the most part, and have no desire to learn the ins and outs... CONTINUE READING

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

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Sep 13th 2012
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Get onboard with Pinterest, the newest social networking craze that allows you to bookmark content from all over the World Wide Web. This course from renowned software trainer and graphic designer Justin Seely, teaches in full detail about the ins and outs of this new social media tool. He starts with teaching the basics of Pinterest including setting up and managing your account, finding friends and inspiration, learning the Pinterest lingo, and understanding boards and pins. Additionally, he demonstrates... CONTINUE READING

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