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Free Tech Tools - MAPPA Feb 2012

  1. 1. Free Technology Tools with Real Life Application Jennifer Reissaus, MAS Advertising Specialties Alliance MAPPA February 21, 2012
  2. 2. Free Technology Tools21.Feb.2012
  3. 3. Free Technology Tools Presentation will be available for download.21.Feb.2012
  4. 4. Free Technology Tools Overview- Marketing- Organization- Doing / Seeing Stuff- Alternatives to Big Software- Collaboration Tools21.Feb.2012
  5. 5. Free Technology Tools- Marketing- Organization- Doing / Seeing Stuff- Alternatives to Big Software- Collaboration Tools21.Feb.2012
  6. 6. Marketing - Slideshows21.Feb.2012
  7. 7. Slideshare21.Feb.2012
  8. 8. Slideshare21.Feb.2012
  9. 9. Slideshare21.Feb.2012
  10. 10. Slideshare21.Feb.2012
  11. 11. Slideshare Usefulcontent = more views 21.Feb.2012
  12. 12. Slideshare Don ’ you t forget rinfo contac rma t tion ! 21.Feb.2012
  13. 13. Slideshare• PowerPoint presentations, OpenOffice files, Word documents, Adobe PDF Portfolios and Keynote (for Mac users)• Stored online; share publicly or privately (PRO only.)• Add audio to make a webinar.• www.slideshare.net21.Feb.2012
  14. 14. SlideshowsHow could you use slideshows?- Useful information that speaks to your target market- Customer-specific presentation- Case study collection- What’s new from MAPPA 2012- ??? 21.Feb.2012
  15. 15. Marketing – Stock Images21.Feb.2012
  16. 16. crestock21.Feb.2012
  17. 17. crestock Read this!21.Feb.2012
  18. 18. crestock www.crestock.com21.Feb.2012
  19. 19. iStockphoto Free Photos! Free Vector Files! Free Audio! Free Video! Free Flash!21.Feb.2012
  20. 20. iStockphoto21.Feb.2012
  21. 21. iStockphotoRead this! 21.Feb.2012
  22. 22. iStockphoto21.Feb.2012
  23. 23. iStockphoto www.istockphoto.com21.Feb.2012
  24. 24. Marketing - Surveys21.Feb.2012
  25. 25. Surveys - Zoomerang21.Feb.2012
  26. 26. Zoomerang21.Feb.2012
  27. 27. Zoomerang21.Feb.2012
  28. 28. Zoomerang zoomerang.com21.Feb.2012
  29. 29. Surveys - SurveyMonkey21.Feb.2012
  30. 30. Surveys - SurveyMonkey21.Feb.2012
  31. 31. SurveyMonkey surveymonkey.com21.Feb.2012
  32. 32. Marketing - SurveysHow can you use surveys? - Vote on golf tournament prizes - Choose apparel styles - Ask subscribers to choose next article topic - ????21.Feb.2012
  33. 33. Marketing - Email21.Feb.2012
  34. 34. Email Marketing - MailChimp21.Feb.2012
  35. 35. Email Marketing - MailChimp21.Feb.2012
  36. 36. Email Marketing - MailChimp- List Management- Templates- Autoresponders (Paid plan only)- Segmented lists- Unlimited images- And more….21.Feb.2012
  37. 37. Marketing - Email mailchimp.com21.Feb.2012
  38. 38. Free Technology Tools- Marketing- Organization- Doing / Seeing Stuff- Alternatives to Big Software- Collaboration Tools21.Feb.2012
  39. 39. Organization – Bookmark in the Cloud In the Cloud????“The term cloud is used as a metaphor for the Internet, based on the cloud drawing used to depict the Internet in computer network diagrams as an abstraction of the underlying infrastructure it represents.” - www.wikipedia.org Cloud = Internet = Online 21.Feb.2012
  40. 40. Organization – Bookmark in the Cloud del.icio.us OR www.delicious.com21.Feb.2012
  41. 41. deliciousPlays nice with Firefox……and with Internet Explorer…… 21.Feb.2012
  42. 42. delicious21.Feb.2012
  43. 43. delicious Use the button Or - Right Click to see the dialog box21.Feb.2012
  44. 44. delicious21.Feb.2012
  45. 45. delicious Tags, not folders In the cloud – access anywhere21.Feb.2012
  46. 46. Organization – Web Notebooks / Clippers21.Feb.2012
  47. 47. Zoho Notebook• Clip portions of web screens or entire screens• Text & Images• Organize into notebooks• Sections within notebooks• Stored in the Cloud21.Feb.2012
  48. 48. Zoho Notebook21.Feb.2012
  49. 49. Zoho Notebook Right Click to see the dialog box21.Feb.2012
  50. 50. Zoho Notebook Or use Quick Link21.Feb.2012
  51. 51. Zoho Notebook21.Feb.2012
  52. 52. Zoho Notebook notebook.zoho.com21.Feb.2012
  53. 53. Evernote21.Feb.2012
  54. 54. Evernote• Clip portions of web screens or entire screens• Text & Images & Audio• Organize notes into notebooks• Organize notebooks into stacks21.Feb.2012
  55. 55. Evernote Finds text in graphics!21.Feb.2012
  56. 56. Evernote• Shines as a capture tool• Replaces notebooks / scraps of paper / napkins / Post-It notes 21.Feb.2012
  57. 57. Evernote• Shines as a capture tool• Replaces notebooks / scraps of paper / napkins / Post-It notes 21.Feb.2012
  58. 58. Evernote• Sync between cloud / desktop / mobile device• Free iPod/iPhone App• Android now available 21.Feb.2012
  59. 59. Evernote www.evernote.com21.Feb.2012
  60. 60. Organization – Web Notebooks / ClippersHow can you use Web Notebooks? - Collect information on clients / prospects - Collect information on upcoming events - ????21.Feb.2012
  61. 61. Organization – To-Do Lists21.Feb.2012
  62. 62. CheckVist21.Feb.2012
  63. 63. CheckVist21.Feb.2012
  64. 64. CheckVist21.Feb.2012
  65. 65. CheckVist- Multiple Lists- Nested Lists / collapse-expand- Due Dates / view by due date- Tags / view by tag- Color tasks to show priority- Search for text, tags, due dates – in one list or across all lists- New features added based on user voting21.Feb.2012
  66. 66. CheckVist www.checkvist.com21.Feb.2012
  67. 67. Finding a Meeting Time21.Feb.2012
  68. 68. When Is Good21.Feb.2012
  69. 69. Finding a Meeting Time www.WhenIsGood.net21.Feb.2012
  70. 70. Free Technology Tools- Marketing- Organization- Doing / Seeing Stuff- Alternatives to Big Software- Collaboration Tools21.Feb.2012
  71. 71. Doing / Seeing – Viewing Embroidery Files21.Feb.2012
  72. 72. Wilcom TrueSizer21.Feb.2012
  73. 73. Wilcom TrueSizer – Simulated Sewout21.Feb.2012
  74. 74. Wilcom TrueSizer – Slow Redraw21.Feb.2012
  75. 75. Wilcom TrueSizer• www.wilcom.com.au/PRODUCTS/ TrueSizer.aspx• Must register at embroiderystartup.com to download21.Feb.2012
  76. 76. Coats EDV (Embroidery Design Viewer)• www.coatsedv.com/file/downloadfile. aspx21.Feb.2012
  77. 77. Online Digitizing Viewers• ambassador.pulsemicro.com• dst.tcbcorp.com/21.Feb.2012
  78. 78. Doing / Seeing - Desktop Recorder• Used for the Wilcom slow redraw slide• www.camstudio.org21.Feb.2012
  79. 79. Doing / Seeing – Transferring Large Files21.Feb.2012
  80. 80. Transferring Large Files• File Transfer / Share• File Sync – between multiple computers• Online Backup – FREE to 2GB• Version History• Premium plans available• www.dropbox.com21.Feb.2012
  81. 81. Transferring Large Files• FREE – 5GB storage• Send files up to 25MB ea.• Premium plans available• www.box.com21.Feb.2012
  82. 82. Transferring Large Files• FREE – Send files up to 50MB ea• Premium plans available• www.yousendit.com21.Feb.2012
  83. 83. Doing / Seeing – Screen Capture OLD WAY• PrintScreen – Copies full screen image to clipboard. (Then paste to image editing tool to crop, crop, recopy, insert into document.)• Alt-Printscreen – Copies active window image to clipboard.• Right-click on image – Download image as saved file. Insert file into document.21.Feb.2012
  84. 84. Doing / Seeing – Screen Capture NEW WAYSnippy – - Draw around exact portion of screen needed – automatically copies to clipboard (then paste into document.) - Press shift to draw rectangle instead of free-form. - www.bhelpuri.net/Snippy/ to download & install 21.Feb.2012
  85. 85. Snippy21.Feb.2012
  86. 86. Snippy21.Feb.2012
  87. 87. Snippy- Download executable (snippy.exe) to your hard drive.- Add a shortcut to the executable to startup folder.- Click on Snippy icon in SystemTray to use.21.Feb.2012
  88. 88. Doing / Seeing – Screen Capture MAC AlternativeSkitch – - App store - www.skitch.com 21.Feb.2012
  89. 89. Doing / Seeing - Creating PDF Files Installs as a printer21.Feb.2012
  90. 90. CutePDF21.Feb.2012
  91. 91. CutePDF21.Feb.2012
  92. 92. CutePDF• Universally-readable format• CutePDF.com21.Feb.2012
  93. 93. Doing / Seeing - Creating/Editing PDF Fileswww.primopdf.com www.pdfill.com 21.Feb.2012
  94. 94. Doing / Seeing Viewing EPS Files21.Feb.2012
  95. 95. 3M Art Viewer21.Feb.2012
  96. 96. 3M Art Viewer21.Feb.2012
  97. 97. 3M Art Viewer• Works with eps, ai files• promote.3m.com/eps_viewer/index.jsp21.Feb.2012
  98. 98. Doing / Seeing Identifying Fonts21.Feb.2012
  99. 99. WhatTheFont21.Feb.2012
  100. 100. Doing / Seeing - Identifying Fonts www.WhatTheFont.com21.Feb.2012
  101. 101. Identifont21.Feb.2012
  102. 102. Identifont21.Feb.2012
  103. 103. Doing / Seeing - Identifying Fonts www.identifont.com21.Feb.2012
  104. 104. Free Technology Tools- Marketing- Organization- Doing / Seeing Stuff- Alternatives to Big Software- Collaboration Tools21.Feb.2012
  105. 105. Alternatives to MS Office21.Feb.2012
  106. 106. Alternatives to MS Office - OpenOfficeWord ExcelPowerpoint VisioAccess 21.Feb.2012
  107. 107. OpenOffice / LibreOffice- Opens Microsoft Office files- Save as Microsoft Office files- Windows, Linux, Mac version- Files stored locally- www.OpenOffice.org- www.LibreOffice.org21.Feb.2012
  108. 108. Alternatives to MS Office - Google Docs More than a search tool…..21.Feb.2012
  109. 109. Google Docs21.Feb.2012
  110. 110. Google Docs21.Feb.2012
  111. 111. Google Docs21.Feb.2012
  112. 112. Google DocsWord Excel Powerpoint Visio 21.Feb.2012
  113. 113. Google Docs- Opens Microsoft Office files- Save as Microsoft Office files- Files stored in the Cloud / Export to local drive- docs.Google.com21.Feb.2012
  114. 114. Zoho Excel PowerpointProject Access Word 21.Feb.2012
  115. 115. Zoho- Opens Microsoft Office files- Save as Microsoft Office files- Files stored in the Cloud / Export to local drive- Many apps to explore!- Zoho.com 21.Feb.2012
  116. 116. Alternatives to Adobe Photoshop21.Feb.2012
  117. 117. Photoshop Alternatives – The GIMP • The GNU Image Manipulation Program • Closest free alt. to Photoshop • Windows, Unix, Mac • Great tutorials • www.gimp.org21.Feb.2012
  118. 118. Photoshop Alternatives – The GIMP21.Feb.2012
  119. 119. Photoshop Alternatives – paint.net • Another close alt. to Photoshop • Windows • Great tutorials • www.getpaint.net21.Feb.2012
  120. 120. Photoshop Alternatives – paint.net21.Feb.2012
  121. 121. Alternatives to Adobe Illustrator21.Feb.2012
  122. 122. Inkscape21.Feb.2012
  123. 123. Illustrator Alternatives – Inkscape• Opens SVG, SVGZ (zipped SVG), PDF, and AI files• Other file types with assistance (EPS, CDR, CGM, SK1)• Save as SVG, SVGZ, PDF, Postscript/EPS/EPSi, AI• www.inkscape.org• wiki.inkscape.org 21.Feb.2012
  124. 124. Free Technology Tools- Marketing- Organization- Doing / Seeing Stuff- Alternatives to Big Software- Collaboration Tools21.Feb.2012
  125. 125. Collaboration Tools21.Feb.2012
  126. 126. Collaboration ToolsWhy?• Keeps everyone informed.• Easier for the client – no repetitive e-mails, everything is in one place.• If a client project – you get insight into decision makers & decision process.21.Feb.2012
  127. 127. Collaboration Tools – Zoho• Collaboration integrated into many Apps• www.zoho.com 21.Feb.2012
  128. 128. Collaboration Tools – Google docs21.Feb.2012
  129. 129. Collaboration Tools – SpringNote springnote.com21.Feb.2012
  130. 130. Collaboration Tools – CheckVist checkvist.com21.Feb.2012
  131. 131. Real-Life ScenarioResearch corporate apparel trends / benefits Receive DST file & Identify fonts from old Corporate Anniversary corporate literature project request Pull Clipart View DST file Create custom Edit calendar photos background Snip visual content Find meeting time from Web Create presentation – “Why Corporate Apparel?” Apparel + Calendar Collaborate with team on anniversary calendar content Create project plan Post presentation Create PDF of Send calendar art to supplier apparel style options Email presentation link $$ Survey employees Order 21.Feb.2012 Apparel!
  132. 132. Free Technology Tools Top 3 you will use & How you will use them21.Feb.2012
  133. 133. Free Technology ToolsWhere do I find this stuff?21.Feb.2012
  134. 134. lifehacker21.Feb.2012
  135. 135. lifehackerSearch for#hivefive +subject 21.Feb.2012
  136. 136. lifehacker3. Followup1. CallForContenders2. Results 21.Feb.2012
  137. 137. lifehackerRead thecomments! 21.Feb.2012
  138. 138. lifehacker lifehacker.com21.Feb.2012
  139. 139. dogpile21.Feb.2012
  140. 140. dogpile21.Feb.2012
  141. 141. dogpile21.Feb.2012
  142. 142. dogpile dogpile.com21.Feb.2012
  143. 143. Kim Komando21.Feb.2012
  144. 144. Kim Komando21.Feb.2012
  145. 145. Kim Komando komando.com21.Feb.2012
  146. 146. Where to get this presentationhttp://slidesha.re/TechToolsMAPPA2012 Questions? 21.Feb.2012
  147. 147. Free Technology Tools Please fill out the Evaluation Form Thanks for attendinghttp://slidesha.re/TechToolsMAPPA2012 Jennifer Reissaus, MAS Advertising Specialties Alliance jmr@asalink.com 21.Feb.2012

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