About Renee Badra

Renee Badra is the Online Community Specialist for the Social Media Team at TechSmith.
You can follow her at @badrar
  • Her guilty pleasure is eating ice cream straight from the carton after her kids go to bed.
  • She is a self-proclaimed foodie and loves to bake sweet treats.
  • Favorite place on earth: Leelanau County in Northern Michigan
  • Fun with LEGOs at TechSmith

    Did you know that LEGO is the contraction of two Danish words, “leg godt” which means “play well”? Around TechSmith, one thing we know how to do is play! Each Christmas we create a new and creative calendar to send out for the holidays. A couple of years ago, the calendar was a LEGO set that could be rebuilt each month to correspond with the amount of days in that particular month. It turns out that it could also be built into any kind of creation that the imagination could conjure Continue reading

    In 2013 I resolve to…

    UPDATE: See the resolutions video and the winners of our drawing on this post! As you look ahead to 2013…what resolutions do you have? Share them with us and we’ll make a video to ring in the new year! And we’ll even do a random drawing from among everyone who participates and give away some fun TechSmith swag! It's easy! Simply fill in the blank with your own 2013 new year’s resolution and we'll do the rest! In 2013 I resolve to _____. You could simply type your response as Continue reading

    TechSmith Employee Event: Murder Mystery Train

    All Aboard! The Events Committee at TechSmith tries to plan a fun event each month for employees, spouses, and their families. One such recent event was a new adventure that we had never tried before, and most of us were pleased to find that it was a fantastic time! On a recent Sunday, about 75 employees and their guests climbed aboard The Old Road Dinner Train in Charlotte, MI. We knew nothing about what to expect...only that we would be fed a meal and we had to solve a mystery. Not long Continue reading

    Clones, Witches, and Gnomes, Oh My! Halloween Inside TechSmith

    Guest post by TechSmith Events Committee member Rhonda Herron Halloween came a few days early for TechSmith, as we hosted our annual Halloween party for the next generation of TechSmithies last Friday. With the help of several TechSmith employees, the Events Committee  turned our largest conference room into a ghostly dungeon of Halloween fun. Along with tables filled with spooky crafts projects, our young guests (Ok, us too) took advantage of a plethora of coloring pages, pumpkin bowling, and Continue reading

    Interview with an Inside Sales Specialist

    Roving reporter Renee Badra here, at your service! I visited the Sales building recently and stopped by to interview Inside Sales Specialist, Kelsey Ambrosier, about a few sales related subjects that you might find of interest. You can find the questions and answers below: Q: What is your role at TechSmith?  Inside Sales Specialist Q: Can you tell us a little about your day to day job functions? In Inside Sales we spend the majority of our day assisting customers on the phone, via email, Continue reading

    How to contact TechSmith on the Web – Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and More!

    Are you social? We sure are! In fact, TechSmith now has a small team dedicated to a variety of social sites in the hopes that we can connect with you on your preferred method. Some people love Twitter and some people hate it, and the same is true with Facebook. Well, we are active on all of them, so please contact TechSmith where you want and we promise to deliver the latest news, tips & tricks, and product update information. If you have any suggestions then give us a shout, we’re all Continue reading

    ScreenChamp Awards – Last chance to win a Canon T3i DSLR camera!

    The deadline is looming! Do not delay, the time to submit your screencast is now! Put your screencasting chops to work, sift through your best work from the past year, or make your first-ever screencast and trust beginner’s luck. Doesn’t matter when you created it, for what purpose, or what tools you used…we want to see your entry for the 2nd annual ScreenChamp Awards! You could win some SUH-WEEET prizes and a custom-crafted trophy. Submission deadline is Monday, October 15th at 5pm EST. (See Continue reading