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How I Air Conditioned My VocalBooth® for $119.05

Scorching temperatures, often over 100°F, have been reported across much of the US this summer. These unusually hot weather conditions have caught most of the country by surprise.

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The #1 Reason You Don’t Like Hearing a Recording of Your Own Voice

Has this ever happened to you? You record the voiceover for an eLearning project, and when you play it back, you think, “Yuck! Do I really sound like that?” Or maybe you hear your outgoing voice mail message or your voice on a video someone recorded on their Smartphone, and you think there must be something wrong with the equipment because your voice can’t possibly sound that way…

If this has ever happened to you, I have good news and bad news.

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26 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About eLearning

Have you ever wished you could go back in time and tell your younger self what you’ve learned so far about eLearning? That’s the premise behind John Araiza’s short little book, 26 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About eLearning. There were 4 “things” that really resonated with me.

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The 3 Biggest Takeaways from My First ATD Meeting

Whether you are developing eLearning content for an internal client, an external client, or, in my case, providing the voice for that eLearning content, it’s a good idea to have a good understanding of your client’s business and the challenges they face.
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