Kicking off our 2017 Programming will be Lane Edwards II, Manager of our home base Garfield Heights Branch of the Cuyahoga County Library. The evening will show us an overview of all of the digital resources the Cuyahoga County Library has to offer and include eBooks, eAudioBooks, eMagazines, Movies and TV Programs, and Music. We will spend most of the evening learning the ins and outs of the OverDrive App and reading eBooks on our smart phones and tablets.
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2019-03-28 6:00 PM - 2019-03-28 9:00 PM
You’ve made a video, now what? Learn what platform is right for your audience, how to find solid video topics, how to read video analytics and so much more. Take a deep dive into the world of sharing videos on social media with Flex Media’s Bill Baraona and Kathie Zipp as they share tips to help you increase your engagement, grow your following, and start using your videos more effectively.
RSVP: Click here to submit an RSVPOverview of Video and Social MediaWho is Flex Media?Why video is important?Why video and social media work hand in hand.How to choose a video topic and why that is importantResearching your topicFree resources availablePaid resources availableWhy is research important and when do you start?Audience considerations when making your videoYou have the video finished, Now what?Video TitleVideo ThumbnailTagging your videoVide DescriptionsSEOSharing the videoWhich platform should you use and why?What are the fundamental differences between each platform?What audiences are on each platform?Additional considerationsVideo analyticsThe details are in the analyticsRetention is keyA/B TestingTracking your progressWrap upOverall SummaryAdditional resourcesQuestions
Bill Baraona is owner/videographer of Flex Media LLC. He has been working in the video production industry for eight years. Bill attended Cuyahoga Valley Career Center (CVCC) while in high school and was enrolled in the Media Technology Program. He is certified in Media Technology through CVCC and holds an OCTCA Certification in Graphic Design, Digital Media Design, Audio/Video, Interactive Media Production, Technical writing, and IM Business Concepts. Bill also holds an Associates Degree of Applied Sciences from Cuyahoga Community College.
Kathie Zipp is a writer and producer for Flex Media. Her background is in trade publishing, which she pursued after obtaining a BS in magazine journalism from Kent State University. Kathie loves helping companies with their marketing to allow them to grow. In her free time, she enjoys being outside in nature, cooking and traveling
2019-04-25 6:00 PM - 2019-04-25 8:30 PM
Join us in a discussion of how imagery from a variety of drones can be a value-added service for graphic designers, and web designers as well as photographers. In this discussion past CDPUG president, seasoned instructor and photography expert Stan Kohn will clearly explain the following topics:
- What is a photographic/videographic drone?
- How are these drones currently being used in the field?
- Can you do it yourself or hire a professional?
- What are the expenses and licenses to operate a drone?
- What are the current state, local, and federal laws that apply to drones?
2019-05-30 6:00 PM - 2019-05-30 9:00 PM
Join us at our very special annual meeting “showcasing” the talents and stories of CDPUG members, and a few select non-members, presented in a Five-Minute Portfolio format. Presenters will share their best work, what they enjoy, and who they are, using 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds, for a total of five high-energy minutes.
There are still a few open slots. Be sure to sign up soon while there is still room!
Call For Entries Deadline: 5:00 pm on Saturday, May 25th. To sign up and to submit your entry, or for more information contact Spike Radway at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Details about the evening of the 15th Annual Showcase Event
Date: Thursday, May 30, 2019
Reception: 6:00 p.m.
Meeting Starts: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Keith Berr Productions, Inc. 1420 East 31st Street, Cleveland, OH
Driving and Parking Directions
Speakers: CDPUG Members & Special Volunteers
Cost: Free for members and guests. Special Taco Bar Fiesta Menu!
Preparation Help: For presenters busy preparing for the 15th Annual CDPUG Showcase check out the links below:
Fantastic presentations from previous CDPUG Showcases, check out the CDPUG YouTube Channel. Presenter's from this year's Showcase will have their recorded presentations posted to our You Tube Channel shortly after the event.
"Using Storytelling to Sell," a presentation by Andy Goodman for an Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute event hosted by the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture. This presentation knocks it out of the park! CPAC will be a CDPUG program later in the year.
Please help with an RSVP
While an RSVP is not required for our members and guests to attend, it is strongly encouraged! We order our catered food, based on the number of RSVPs we receive. So, to make sure that we order enough food for all who attend, please RSVP at the following link: Click here to submit an RSVP. Thank you for your help!