About Kaitlin Flannery

Kaitlin Flannery is the Evangelism Coordinator at TechSmith.
You can follow her baking adventures at @WhiskKid.
  • Kaitlin is a self proclaimed foodie that never seems to make it to the grocery store
  • Dogs of all shapes and sizes are her kryptonite
  • You might be a little frightened if you had any idea how many pounds of butter she currently has in her fridge
  • Happy Holidays from TechSmith!

    Though we love spending our time improving our products and dreaming up new ways to simplify communication, the holidays are upon us - and that means it's time for a little break. We've been having some bizarre weather, but it wouldn't be a true Michigan winter if there wasn't an unpredictable wintery mix keeping us on our toes. All this ice and snow have inspired us to bundle up, get cozy, pour some eggnog, and spend some time with our loved ones. We hope that you'll be doing the same! In Continue reading

    Submit NOW for ScreenChamp Awards – ScreenChump Wrap Up

    That's a Wrap! It's hard to believe that 5 weeks of video reviews have come and gone, and even harder to believe that submissions for this year's ScreenChamp Awards have already opened. In case you missed it, we've been giving friendly feedback on a number of fine user submitted videos in preparation for our third annual ScreenChamp Awards. Annotated with tips and tricks that we've gained from our own screencasting experience, we hope that they'll serve as a good resource for everyone, including Continue reading

    Recording Games with Camtasia: Star Citizen

    It's no secret that we TechSmithies are fond of the new and interesting. Being in the tech industry will do that to you - leave you reeling and spinning delightfully in the face of each new day's wonderfully geeky advancements. Which is why we find Kickstarter so intriguing. Surely you're familiar? Based on the premise of encouraging the sharing of fantastical and innovative ideas, it's hard to go more than a moment on their site without encountering at least one wild beast of an idea that delivers Continue reading

    ScreenChump to ScreenChamp Review 3: Screencasting Tips for “Sending JibJab Cards”

    One of the challenges of creating video is that it’s hard to judge your own work. You make something, fall in love with it, and then changing it becomes difficult at best. In order to help everyone make better videos, we set out on this idea: what if we loaned our expertise and reviewed our customers' videos in the same way we would review our own videos and gave them some screencasting tips? So that’s exactly what we’ve done… We asked all of you to send us videos that you want help on. Continue reading

    There’s Still Time to Enter ScreenChump to ScreenChamp!

    Can't see the video? Watch it on YouTube! So you're pretty handy with Camtasia, but maybe you feel like your screencasts could use a little finesse? Maybe you have an idea, but you just aren't quite sure how to execute it? Or, perhaps you've actually got no idea what to do AND no idea where to start? Whatever the case, don't worry - we're here to help! With ScreenChump to ScreenChamp, we want to offer our team's expertise to YOU. You make a lot of screencasts. We make a lot of screencasts. Continue reading

    ScreencastCamper Profiles 2013: Dave Buell

    Whoa - ScreencastCamp 2013 is this weekend! Can you believe it? We're eager to hang out with all of this year's attendants, and can't wait to tell you about the whole experience. Keep an eye on (Follow @screencastcamp// ) and our Facebook page this weekend to keep up-to-date on the whole she-bang! The final feature in our Camper Profile series is Dave Buell (Follow @kurrykid// ), a Champion on our feedback forms. Dave and the rest of our Champs respond to customer questions, requests, feedback Continue reading

    Guest Post: Creating a Moving Magnifying Glass Effect in Camtasia Studio 8.1

    Today's post comes to you courtesy of Instructional Designer, David Demyan (Follow @ddemyan// ). I was introduced to David for the first time via Twitter, but it turns out he's a former TechSmithie and is no stranger to our crew! He tweeted this tutorial for making a unique magnifying glass effect in Camtasia Studio, and my jaw dropped when I saw it. Thankfully, he agreed when I asked if he'd be interested in sharing it on a broader scale, so he's here today to share the technique with you. You're Continue reading