Meet the TechSmith Channel Team

When you think of the ways people buy Snagit or Camtasia you probably think of our online store...but in fact nearly half of TechSmith sales come through a reseller or distributor. These are companies like CDW, SHI, or PC Connection—and many more—in the U.S. and abroad. Our partners maintain a lot of relationships with buyers at enterprises and institutions so that TechSmith can stay focused on what we do best: building software and services that people love to use. That's one reason TechSmith Continue reading

A report from ScreencastCamp Germany

ScreencastCamp has gone global! Inspired by the ScreencastCamp held at TechSmith’s headquarters in Michigan each summer, Anton Bollen, TechSmith’s European Evangelist and author of the German TechSmith Blog, and Andreas Pilz, a Camtasia trainer and professional screencaster, organized TechSmith’s first international ScreencastCamp in Nürnberg, Germany. Background Barcamps and Themecamps have become increasingly popular in Germany.  In fact, there are over 80 events in the country Continue reading

Meet the TechSmith German Sales Team

Did you know? The Inside Sales Department at TechSmith has a special team dedicated to the German speaking DACH (Deutschland, Austria & Switzerland) region. We also have a German website and translate our products into the German language. I recently caught up with our DACH team and asked them a few questions about the support they provide and also asked them to provide a personal bio.   ♦What languages does the DACH Sales team support? German and English ♦When was the Continue reading

Meet-up in Berlin for Microsoft TechEd EMEA?

Camera? Check. Jacket? Check. Deordorant? Check. 50 titanium TechSmith sporks?! CHECK! Yes, that is actually part of my travel checklist for packing my luggage. :-) This week I'm in Berlin with Anton Bollen, our German Evangelist and Daniela Maurer, from our Sales Department attending Microsoft TechEd Europe conference. We'd love to meet-up with you this week. And, I have some TechSmith sporks to giveaway. If you're in the area, drop me an email or text (+1.410.0030). Can't meet-up with Continue reading

Meet Anton Bollen – TechSmith’s New Evangelist

I'm happy to announce that there is a new kid on the block! No, not a new boy band member, but rather a new TechSmith evangelist! Anton Bollen will be joining Education Evangelist, Dave McCollom and me! Anton is TechSmith's new European Evangelist. He'll be focused on Germany and will be based in Berlin. I hope you'll put him to work - need someone from TechSmith at your next event in Europe? Need help with your workshop? Want to share your story or feedback about using the German or French version Continue reading

Contact info next week…

I'm sitting in Detroit Metro Airport, waiting to fly to Germany for the DLD Conference.I wanted to update all of you on my contact info if you need me next week. I should have access to e-mail next week, as well as Instant Messenger (MSN IM: and Skype (betsyweber). And, my phone number for next week only in Germany will be: 517.974.2528.And, I'll be updating Flickr with pictures from my travels and meet-ups with users.Any advice for places to go in Munich, Frankfurt or Continue reading

DLD Conference and Meet-up in Germany

Ever heard the metaphor standing on the shoulders of giants? Well, that will definitely be the case next week. I have the honor of attending the DLD (Digital, Life, Design) Conference in Munich, Germany. This is the conference for digital innovation!Check out the list of speakers and guests. I can't wait to hear insight from speakers like Esther Dyson, Marissa Mayer, Walt Mossberg, David Sifry and more...If you could ask them one question, what would you ask? I'll also be at Robert Basic and Continue reading