STC's recorded webinars are recordings of all STC live webinars. A recording of each webinar is posted 30 days after the original presentation date. They are available for download for $39 for all STC members and $79 for nonmembers. Included below are description, presenter, and original presentation date. The listing below is in reverse chronological order, by presentation date, so the newest recordings are at the top.

To access your purchased recording:

Once your payment is processed, go to the Member Home page on STC.org. From there, click on My Account History, and you will be able to access the link to the recording under the My Downloadables header. That product eventually expires, so we recommend bookmarking the Adobe Connect link itself (which never expires) or saving it somewhere.

For questions about webinar recordings, please contact Deborah Repasy.

Note: All information provided in the descriptions is accurate as of the date of the original webinar. Recordings are not refundable.

FREE STC Chapter/ SIG Member-Only Webinar: Major Trends Shaping the Future in Technical Communication

Abhishek Jain, Product Manager, Adobe Systems, India, originally presented 8 December 2015

This webinar is available only to STC members.

Is structured authoring still just a hype or has it become mainstream? When should you start considering mobile while creating your content strategy? How about end user engagement with your content? Learn from insights that we have gathered over time to understand the trends and make data-driven decisions.

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FREE STC Member-Only Webinar: 2015 STC Salary Database: Utilizing the Information and Key Trends

Michael Becher, Senior Project Director, Industry Insights, Inc., originally presented 3 December 2015

This webinar is available only to STC members.

The 2015 STC Salary Database is now available and this report holds a wealth of knowledge for job-seekers, employees who want to see how their pay compares to other technical writers, and employers reviewing employee compensation levels. While the volume of information in the report may, at first, seem overwhelming, this webinar teaches participants how to best sort through all the numbers.  Participants will learn how to utilize the information in the STC Salary Database to its maximum advantage without needing to be a statistical expert and without requiring a substantial amount of time in analysis.  Additionally, key compensation and employment trends will be discussed along with their relationship to the economy as a whole.

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FREE STC Member-Only Webinar: Entice and Engage Your Customers with RoboHelp 2015

Dustin Vaughn, Solutions Consulting Manager, Adobe, originally presented 24 November 2015

This webinar is available only to STC members.

Have you been plagued with the challenge of maintaining separate, but similar versions of online documentation, policies, and procedures, or other mission-critical data? Discover a potent yet intuitive solution for multi-channel authoring via Adobe RoboHelp 2015. An intuitive, customizable user interface can get you up-and-running in minutes. Come, learn, thrive!

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Retrain Your Brain: Using Brain Plasticity to Become an Agile Leader

Sarah Baca, Agile Coach, Topps Digital, originally presented 18 November 2015

Want to make changes in your company culture or team but not sure where to start? The best place to start is with yourself – and your brain. Join us to learn practices that will rewire your brain so you can create a culture of courage and innovation.

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FREE STC Member-Only Webinar: An Enriched World of DITA via Adobe FrameMaker 2015

Dustin Vaughn, Solutions Consulting Manager, Adobe, originally presented 12 November 2015

This webinar is available only to STC members.

Have you considered moving to DITA or XML but hesitated because of complexity and hidden costs? Join this session and you will be ready to “take the plunge” into an XML authoring environment that is actually fun, besides productive! The next time flu season hits, if you are authoring DITA with FrameMaker 2015, you can literally teach temporary staff enough to keep them busy for the next three days of production in less than an hour.

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TechComm and Search Engine Optimization: A Powerful and Cost-Reducing Combination

Chris Raulf, Search Engine Optimization & Digital Marketing Expert, Boulder SEO Marketing, originally presented 4 November 2015

Every day, companies around the globe invest massive amounts of money to develop customer-facing technical content... and they often fail in developing content that’s actually optimized for online search. Content that doesn’t get found on Google and other search engines increases costly calls to a company’s call centers and ultimately drags profitability down. Learn how to infuse search engine optimization (SEO) into your technical communication strategy and help boost your company’s bottom line.

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When Words Just Don't Cut It: Communicating Data Visually

Michael Opsteegh, Sr. Communications Specialist, Eyefinity, Inc., originally presented 29 October 2015

Engage your readers and help them understand information, see relationships, and make decisions by visualizing data. We’re all swimming in big data, and our job as technical communicators is to help our users understand information and make smart choices. Understanding what types of data should be visualized, the different types of visualization, and what tools to use can give you more confidence in visualizing data for your readers.

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Video Webinar Series Recordings Bundle

STC.org, originally presented July-August 2015

4-Part Video Webinar Series Recordings in a Bundle! 

STC is offering its most popular 2015 Video recorded webinar series, bundled together! Learn more about getting started with video tutorials, audio for video: scripts and voiceover, screen capture tools: choosing the best solutions for your needs, and distributing training and help videos. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity!

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API Webinar Series Recordings Bundle

STC.org, originally presented February-March 2015

4-Part API Webinar Series Recordings in a Bundle! 

STC is offering its most popular 2015 API recorded webinar series, bundled together! Learn more about API technical writing, documenting Java and C++ APIS, helping the code tell the story: how to present effective code samples, and rest API overview and documentation best practices. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity!

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FREE STC Member-Only Webinar: Automating Tech Comm Authoring with FrameMaker 2015

Dustin Vaughn, Adobe Solutions Consulting Manager, originally presented 27 October 2015

This webinar is available only to STC Members.

How would you like to have 40% more available time in your day to meet time-to-market deadlines with your technical ”documentation” (or content marketing)? How would you like to eliminate tedious, manual tasks that have plagued you for years? Meet the latest version of Adobe FrameMaker (2015 Release) and find out how this remarkable product can eliminate most of the drudgery for you, and free you for more creative efforts.

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Content Strategy: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

Denise Kadilak, Information Architect/Team Manager, Blackbaud, Inc., originally presented 21 October 2015

Effectively and efficiently managing your content has never been an easy job, but with the recent evolutions in the technical communication field, managing content has gotten even more complex. This presentation addresses the new complexities and offers some suggestions on dealing with them.

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Full-On DITA Strategies Beyond Technical Publications

Rob Hanna, ECMs, President, Precision Content Authoring Solutions Inc., originally presented 7 October 2015

This webinar will explore fundamental principles for writing and structuring content for the enterprise beyond technical publications. Attendees will learn why better information typing for structured authoring can lead to more concise, consistent, and reusable content.

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