We all have tools that we depend on to make our jobs as online marketers easier. When one of these tools betrays us, all hell can break loose and some mild expletives might be heard coming from our desks. Such is the tale of Skitch – our handy, supposedly trustworthy screen capture tool. I love free screen snap tools that have markup functions. They are super helpful for troubleshooting with clients (client: “I don’t see that random thing on our website that you are talking about” me: “here is a handy screenshot with an arrow pointing to the issue”) and in client presentations.
Skitch. Oh, Skitch. At one time you were our life saver and now you freeze our computers, rendering our laptops unusable until we restart. Half of our office did not do the latest Skitch update so they can still use our preferred screenshot tool. I hate them. [Read more…]