video2brain - Latest publications World-Class Training Wed, 13 Feb 2013 23:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Learning Web Analytics]]>

Analytics can be an extremely powerful tool for measuring and maximizing the value of your business, but many people find it boring, intimidating, or hard to understand. In this course marketing expert Matt Bailey shows you what analytics is, what it can do, and how it will change your online business. You’ll learn how to apply value measurement to your website and figure out which pages convince people to become customers and which pages push them away. You’ll also learn how to integrate and measure your SEO and social media campaigns so that you can measure the full benefit of each.
$ 34.99
]]> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 23:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[JavaScript Essentials]]>

This value-priced multi-pack combines Joe Chellman’s popular JavaScript courses “Introducing the JavaScript Language” and “Getting Started with JavaScript Programming.” You’ll learn the syntax of JavaScript and explore a series of real-world examples that show how JavaScript is used in actual web pages. You’ll also be introduced to the hugely popular programming framework jQuery.
$ 49.99
]]> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 23:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Getting Started with Word 2007]]>

In this course veteran trainer Tim Grey applies his formidable skills to teaching you how to use Word for Windows 2007. You’ll learn your way around the interface, explore basic tasks such as creating, saving, and opening documents, and learn how to format your text with font attributes, page and paragraph formatting, templates, and styles. You’ll also see how to use tables in your documents, add and format images within a document, review and modify documents, and of course print and share the final results.
$ 34.99
]]> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 23:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Learning Search Engine Optimization (SEO): A Video Introduction]]> 978-1-1184-6603-2

Search engine optimization (SEO) has emerged from humble beginnings to become an industry unto itself. In this course, published in association with our partners at Sybex (a Wiley imprint), SEO expert Matt Bailey explains how SEO is different from traditional marketing, how search engines work, and how to tune your website so it not only ranks high in search engines, but attracts and holds visitors. You’ll learn how to make the most effective use of keywords, social media, links, analytics, local/mobile search, and more. And more importantly, you’ll learn how to plan an overall strategy for using SEO to improve the value of your business, and how to accurately measure the success of that plan.
$ 59.99
]]> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 08:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Learn Excel 2010]]>

Excel is the industry-standard spreadsheet program, and almost all of us find ourselves using it at one point or another. In this workshop veteran author Chris Grover teaches you the fundamental skills you need to work with Excel, starting with basics like entering and formatting numbers and text, then moving on to writing formulas and using Excel’s built-in functions. You’ll learn about sorting, filtering, and lookup, as well as charts, graphs and sparklines, and even advanced tools like pivot tables. Along the way, you’ll become familiar with the new features in Excel 2010 and learn techniques for troubleshooting your spreadsheet when something goes wrong.
$ 39.99
]]> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 23:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Word 2010 Mail Merge Workshop]]>

One of the most powerful features of Word 2010 is the mail merge, which is simple in principle, but often tricky in execution. In this workshop Tim Grey takes you step by step through the process of creating a mail merge. You’ll learn how to prepare your source data, create a document, and merge the two to create individualized letters, envelopes, labels, and more. Along the way you’ll gain a strong understanding of the options available to you when creating a mail merge in Word and gain confidence in your ability to create even complex mail merges with minimal effort.
$ 34.99
]]> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 08:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Photoshop CS6 Creative Cloud: New Features Workshop]]>

If you’re an Adobe Creative Cloud user, you’ll find that the Photoshop 13.1 update gives you access to some exclusive new features. In this workshop Chad Chelius and Ellery Connell take you on a tour of these enhancements, which focus on file handling and web features. You’ll learn how to edit nondestructively with the Blur Gallery and Liquify filter using new Smart Object support, create conditional actions, copy CSS data to a web page, and more. Also included are tutorials on the new 3D options in Photoshop Extended.
$ 14.99
]]> Mon, 21 Jan 2013 23:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Muse Power Workshop]]>

Adobe Muse lets you create dynamic websites without getting bogged down in code, and if you’re ready to go beyond the basics of Muse, this power workshop from veteran trainer and designer Ted LoCascio is for you. You’ll learn advanced content techniques like inserting active rollover state images, pinning a graphic to the browser, and optimizing asset size, as well as how to apply character, paragraph, and hyperlink styles to manage the appearance of your website. You’ll also get tips for working with slideshows and forms, adding third-party elements like YouTube videos and Google Maps, and incorporating animations created in Edge Animate. Finally, you’ll see how to preview, publish, update, and export your completed site.
$ 39.99
]]> Thu, 17 Jan 2013 23:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Getting Started with PowerPoint 2010]]>

In this workshop Tim Grey shares techniques for creating high-quality presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. After getting a tour of the interface, you’ll learn how to plan and create a presentation, add and format text and graphics, and even create SmartArt that can be updated quickly and easily. If you want to go further, you can learn how to add charts and graphs, video or audio clips, and entrance and exit effects, and even how to make graphics float across the screen. Tips on fine-tuning and sharing your presentations round out the training.
$ 34.99
]]> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 08:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Green Screen Intensive]]>

In this value-priced multi-pack, you’ll get Jeff Foster’s popular green-screen courses “Green Screen Workshop: The Setup” and “Green Screen Workshop: The Shoot.” You’ll learn how to choose the right keying process for your project; create storyboards and pre-visualization comps prior to shooting; measure light and set up your camera properly; build your own portable lights; shoot with a green or blue screen outdoors; and much, much more.
$ 49.99