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Skype Call Recorder for Windows – Voice + Video!

October 2, 2014 in Blog, Latest News, Skype, Video, Voice, Voice recording, Windows by admin  |  No Comments

Replacing our “retired” Skype recording feature we recommend this terrific Skype Call Recorder for Windows from our software partner. It records both voice and video! Try it free!

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Skype recording for Mac users

October 1, 2014 in "How-To" posts, Skype, Voice, Voice recording by admin  |  No Comments

In place of our Skype recording feature we recommend this terrific Skype Call Recorder for Mac from our software partner.

It records both voice and video! Try it free!

 

Skype Call Recorder for Mac

 

 

October 1 Evoca is going mobile

October 1, 2014 in iPad, iPhone, Latest News, Video, Voice recording by admin  |  No Comments

Here is the email message we sent to all subscribers. Additional information: If you need more time to download your recordings after September 30th, send us a Support ticket.

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Thank you for giving us the opportunity to “Empower your voice” as an Evoca subscriber. We are sharing time-sensitive, important news with you about the Evoca voice recording and publishing service.

On October 1st we are suspending the Evoca web service as we move through an important transition to mobile.

Please download recordings you choose to keep by September 30th. Your recordings and account will not be accessible after that date. Your last monthly subscription payment was processed in August. For your Skype recording we recommend: Skype Call Recorder for Windows or Skype Call Recorder for Mac

Going forward, we plan to offer mobile applications focused on our subscribers’ most popular reasons for recording and sharing voice and video content. For example, we have launched Boca Video, our mobile app for creating and sharing engaging videos using your own voice and photos.

We welcome your thoughts and feedback as we move through this transition and look forward to keeping you posted on our future developments.

Everyone’s voice counts, especially to us right now,

The Evoca Team

Expanded Australia dial-in numbers to record your voice by phone

June 27, 2014 in Conference calls, Genealogy, International, Interviews, Journalists, Oral History, Phone recording, Social Media, Voice, Voice recording by admin  |  No Comments

australian-flagChoose your favorite Australian city’s phone number to dial to make voice recordings:  podcasts, interviews, coaching sessions, oral histories, onference calls, and more. Save the number to speed dial for instant audio recording.

 

Brisbane 61 (73) 0535840
Melbourne 61 (38) 4004034
Sydney 61 (28) 0152272

Want us to add your Australian city? Email us at: support@evoca.com

 

More Canadian cities get voice recording by phone

June 26, 2014 in Conference calls, International, Interviews, Phone recording, Social Media, Voice recording by admin  |  No Comments

Rocky mountainsWe’ve added more dial-in numbers for Canadian cities! Canada is expansive — 5,514 kilometers at its widest distance from east to west coast!

Calgary 1-587-315-4035
Montreal 1-514-668-4041
Ottawa 1-613-699-7065
Toronto 1-437-886-9190
Toronto 1-647-955-3603
Vancouver 1-604-757-5278

 Want us to add your Canadian city? Email us at support@evoca.com.

 

We love New York voices! Added dial-in phone numbers to record audio

June 20, 2014 in Authors, Coaching, Conference calls, Interviews, Journalists, Marketing, Oral History, Storytelling, Twitter, Voice recording by admin  |  No Comments

i-love-new-yorkWe know that New Yorkers are busy,  fast-moving people. That’s why we added more cities and counties to our New York State dial-in phone numbers for easy voice recording and sharing with Evoca. Want more numbers? Email us your city requests at support@evoca.com.

Call from:

  • Armonk/Westchester County: 914-303-6386

  • Babylon/Suffolk County: 631-792-7178

  • Buffalo/Erie County: 716-828-8246

  • Manhasset/Nassau County: 516-234-7815

  • New York City: 212-461-1042

 Check out MORE dial-in numbers for cities throughout the U.S.

How to edit your audio recordings

June 7, 2014 in "How-To" posts, Authors, Coaching, Conference calls, Interviews, Journalists, Oral History, Voice by admin  |  No Comments

Woman sitting at an office deskNeed to edit an audio recording you’ve made by phone, Skype or online recorder?

Recordings of your own voice to publish as informative or entertaining podcasts, interviews by author’s for book research, educators and coaches for lessons or consulting, or conference calls with teams, clients, students, or family members often benefit from editing before using Evoca’s tools to share online or via email.

How to edit your recordings

Step #1 – Download Audacity – a free “open source” software program or any other audio editing software you choose.

Step #2 – Download your recording from your Evoca online account to Audacity or other editor.  Hint: Give your recording a title to easily keep track of it.

Step #3 – Edit the recording.

Step #3Upload the edited recording to your Evoca account to save and/or share online or by email or keep it on your computer to manage otherwise.

Need help? Send us a ticket using our online Help Desk.

 

Capture Family Stories at Holidays, Reunions, Weddings, Graduations

April 17, 2014 in "How-To" posts, Events, Humanities, Interviews, Oral History, Social Media, Storytelling, Twitter, Voice by admin  |  No Comments

tell them your storyEvoca makes it easy for you to capture your precious family stories during the upcoming holidays, family reunions, weddings, and graduations — to name the most popular events around every corner. How to do become your family’s “oral historian” or “reporter” or “genealogist”?

Record In Person: Use your computer mic to activate the handy in-browser Flash recorder in your Evoca My Home page. Or you can Evoca phone recording as you walk  around the gathering, inviting the family member to speak into the phone, to answer simple questions like: What are some of your favorite childhood memories? How and where did you meet [name of spouse]? What were some of your best jobs and what did you do in those positions or organizations? Here are 50 questions for family history interviews.

Record All Year Long: Couldn’t catch everyone you wanted to interview during the event? Evoca’s phone interview recording feature is easy to use and available 24×7. You call your family member, bring in the Evoca public number through 3-way dialing, join the lines and voila! you are recording special stories that will be saved and treasured for posterity.

Share the MP3 recordings from your online Evoca account’s dashboard: Visit Publish and Share: to name a few … share via email as private recordings, send links to private Albums hosted within you Evoca account, or post single or playlist players on websites of blogs. They can playback from any mobile or computer device because we provide “smartplayers”. Sharing via Twitter posting is available, too.

Need any help? Ask the Evoca team using our online Help Desk ticket system.

Tweet your voice!

December 18, 2013 in "How-To" posts, Journalists, Marketing, Media, Oral History, Public Speaking, Social Networking, Twitter, Voice by admin  |  No Comments

Tweet your audio recordings

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Share your voice, interviews, customer testimonials, language lessons, coaching tips. Great for audio bloggers, journalists, travelers, language educators + more.

Get started: authorize your Twitter account[s]

Then …

  • #1 Post a recording to Twitter from your Evoca dashboard or page view

OR

  • #2 Auto-post recordings to Twitter from any registered phone or Skype account. Optional: Add Prefix text to phone or Skype recording titles

Learn more …

Acronyms Commonly Used in the English Language Learning Field

October 13, 2013 in "How-To" posts, Coaching, Education, Google, Humanities, International, Language by admin  |  No Comments

Hello_Languages_ManyAbout.com estimates that over 1 billion people are currently learning English worldwide. According to the British Council, as of the year 2000 there were 750 million English as a Foreign language [EFL] speakers. In addition, there were 375 million English as a Second Language [ESL] speakers.

“The difference between the two groups amounts to English as a Foreign Language speakers using English occasionally for business or pleasure, while English as a Second Language speakers use English on a daily basis.”

And … “While ESL is required for those living and working in English speaking cultures such as the UK and USA, it is equally true that English is used as the lingua franca between nations where English is not the primary language. In a globalized world, the number of English learners around the world is only expected to further grow.”

As a supporter of English language learning worldwide through voice recording and publishing services, the Evoca team wanted to share acronyms commonly used in the TESOL field – Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.

Want to add yours? Please comment – type or record your suggestions.  And visit our resource pages about Evoca for Educators and How to set up a virtual language lab.

TESOL -  Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, also referred as Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages.

TOEFL – Test of English as a Foreign Language

TEFL -Teaching English as a Foreign Language

TESL – Teaching English as a Second Language Read more

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