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Learn and Lead

Recently, I have been asked about blogging a few times, both from friends and professionally. I was asked how to make your blog searchable, how do people find the blogs, can a blog be found by searching on Google or other search engines? There are so many really useful sites out there that teach you various tips and tricks of blogging that I really wondered what value I had to add. I am no authority in blogging, so IM’very’HO I shared my blogging experiences with them. There are syndication sites where you can post register your blog.

Is Blogging Dying?

Designed for Learning

I recently read an article in The Economist highlighting a report that shows that "the rate of growth of blogs has slowed in many parts of the world. Yes, perhaps it is true that blogging is growing at a far lesser rate than it was 10 years ago. But I don't think blogging is dying! Since 2004, many Analysts have written about how social-media is just a fad and how twitter and facebook status messages will eventually take over blogging. If we were to believe reports, then in 2007 Gartner predicted that blogging will peak in 2008 and then it will fizzle out.

Long Tail Blogging is Dying?

Tony Karrer

Just read an article in the Guardian The long tail of blogging is dying (Found via Donald Clark ). But recently – over the past six months – a new trend: fewer blogs with links, and fewer with any contextual comment. He points to backup evidence of this from a NYT article and based on Technorati's 2008 survey of the state of the blogosphere , which found that only 7.4m out of the 133m blogs it tracks had been updated in the past 120 days. Blogging definitely takes work. What about eLearning blogs? This somewhat supports the Technorati numbers.

Learning in 3D Blog Book Tour: Success

Kapp Notes

By all accounts, the Learning in 3D Blog Book Tour was a resounding success. Here are some highlights, look for a Blog Book Tour Lesson's Learned posting in the near future. Tom Haskins of the Growing, Changing, Learning, Creating blog wrote a great entry Assessing blog book tours where he explains why blog book tours are so effective. 660 books sold during tour.

Measuring Blog Success

Tony Karrer

Stephen Downes post Measuring Your Blog's Outcomes and Use of Other Social Media Tools has a couple of good comments and he points to Beth Kanter's Measuring Your Blog's Outcomes and Use of Other Social Media Tools which also has good comments and some nice links to other posts on the subject. The point of the discussion is roughly that there are different ways to measure your blogs success based on different purposes. tend to agree with Stephen: Measuring "your blog's outcome" is ridiculous. My personal measures of success for my blog are: Is it helping me to learn?

The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. Here are three templates that I created for this blog post. Perhaps they’ll find their way onto the blog. Your blog and website has provided the motivation I need to contribute some materials at some later date. December 18th, 2007. I’m here to say that I appreciate your blog. December 19th, 2007. [.] 19, 2007 by Rory Found this post from The Rapid eLearning Blog … Most PowerPoint templates are designed for standard bullet [.]. Infoport Blog » Wie man mit PowerPoint E-Learning-Kurse baut. Technorati.

5 Simple Ways to Get Started with E-Learning Development - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. By reading blogs and connecting with experts, you will be continually reminded of what’s going on. If you want a good place to start, Gabe, our Director of Customer Support, had a recent post on his favorite learning blogs. MKFC Stockholms Folkhögskola » Blog Archive » Cathy Moore bloggar om e-learning. Via: Rapid e-Learning Blog [.]. Tom, I visit the Rapid eLearning blog almost every day. Andreas, thank you for the kind words. I am glad that the blog is helpful to you. Search the Blog. Wilma.

How Do You Communicate with Your E-Learners? - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. Search the Blog. The Rapid E-Learning Blog shares practical tips and tricks to help you become a rapid elearning pro. Technorati. How Do You Communicate with Your E-Learners? September 16th, 2007. 20 comments. Years ago, I was enrolled in a course on video production. Each week we were given assignments to do. At the end of the week, the whole class would sit down and we’d review our projects. One of the objectives was to have the other students share what they got out of the video before they knew what I intended to communicate.

7 Proven Techniques for Keeping Your E-Learning Customers Happy - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. Thanks for producing such a great Blog, DB. Soooo, was your fuzzy thumb in this blog the word â??kowtowâ??? Thanks for your supremely excellent communications in every single one of your blogs. First and foremost - I LOVE your ideas and look forward to reading your blog as soon as it enters my inbox! have implemented many of your suggestions and purchased several of the books you recommended in previous blogs. Thanks for the reply. I’m a software professional and blogging is a personal interest of mine. Technorati.

Technorati gives kudos to ProProfs for changing education for the better

ProProfs

Technorati – world’s 3rd largest blog property, recently published an article in which ProProfs was lauded for changing education by introducing innovative ways of creating and administering online education and training. Technoratri. What the article is about. The article highlights the importance of MOOC – a recent development in online learning. Media

TCC08: Wikis and Blogs and Tags: Oh Why?

Experiencing eLearning

Blogs. If it is text, a blog is good. Add “real world&# content by bringing things in from outside (podcasts, blogs, etc.). Technorati Tags: tcc08 , tcc2008 , wiki , blog , diigo , privacy , education , writing Presenters: Alice Bedard-Voorhees, Colorado Mountain College, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, USA. Lisa Cheney-Steen, Colorado Community College System, Denver, Colorado, USA. Starting with an intro to Web 2.0. New tools pop up all the time. Why not just use the features in your LMS? Information or Presentation. Social Connection. Collaboration.

These 3 Tips Can Change Your Compliance E-Learning Forever - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. Late night blogging? Annette: I try not to get into specifics about software on this blog. We’re doing a series for Articulate Users in the Word of Mouth blog. Articulate 101: 3 Things You Need to Know About Quizmaker - Articulate - Word of Mouth Blog. Motivate Your Learners with These 5 Simple Tips - The Rapid eLearning Blog. Search the Blog. The Rapid E-Learning Blog shares practical tips and tricks to help you become a rapid elearning pro. Technorati. February 5th, 2008. 22 comments. Thanks, Dan.

CoveritLive.com - Live Blogging for your blog

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Now you can have a blog in your blog. Live Blogging is a pain for many and this might make it fun and collaborative. This totally makes blogging much easier. Technorati Tags: blogging , coveritlive , tools , Powered by ScribeFire I know it sounds crazy but its true. Actually its a pretty cool idea. Cover It Live Special thanks to Jane's e-Learning Pick of the Day. Ya know, Jane, I don't know how you do it, but you find the greatest stuff. I'm up all night just trying out the nifty little you point me too. It used to be called Performancing a while back.

Blogs, Community and Discussion Tracking - What's Really Needed

Tony Karrer

I received some great questions from Christy Tucker in reference to my recent post Types of Blog Discussions I have started using CoComment based on your mention of it a while back. It does satisfy a bit of curiousity around "Who's visiting my blog?" What's sorely lacking in the combination of these tools is full support for Blog Discussions. Blog discussions start on one blog with a post. Then discussion ensues via a combination of comments on the original post and via posts in other blogs. still don't do enough commenting, but I'm doing more now.So

's How to Save Time & Money Building Your Next E-Learning Course - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. Since I left that comment things have started to hot up and I am looking to give learning on NLP in marketing not just through my blog but also my Facebook group Marketing & NLP. Thanks for a phenominal blog. searched the blog and could not find any recommendations for sites to purchase / use avatars characters. » Elearning is Good for the Environment - Articulate - Word of Mouth Blog. Si veda in proposito questo post del blog di Articulate sulla gerarchia dell’e-learning. [.]. Search the Blog. fisher.

Instructional Design, Crowdsourcing, Audio, Typography, Blogs, & Psych

Big Dog, Little Dog

Administer a blog. Using Audio Markers in Adobe Presenter - Audio Narration in E-Learning Content: Using Audio Markers - Michael Hanley in E-Learning Curve Blog. While the process is quite straight-forward, it's easier to show you this process in a demo than describe it in a linear fashion using text and images (after all, this is an E-learning blog, folks!). Develop a website.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): HHS and Federal Government Blogs

Mark Oehlert

Spies Use Custom Videogames to Learn How to Think" (WIRED) | Main | The e-Learning Guilds Call for Presenters at DevLearn 2008 » May 14, 2008 HHS and Federal Government Blogs Did you know that the Secretary for Health and Human Services has a blog ? federal government blogs here. Im going to head over and check out the feeds from the CBO blog and the Dept. of Transportation blogs. typekey e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) Me in Second Life Blog powered by TypePad Member since 08/2003USA.gov also has a nice list of other U.S. del.icio.us

What’s a Women’s Blog Jam?

Janet Clarey

It is not : A sweet fruit condiment favored by blogging women and often spread on toast. Women slam dunking a basketball while blogging. Women blogging about covering the Michael Jackson song, “Jam&#. Women rockers who blog about jam sessions. Women’s Blog Jam then is an simple gathering for those who read, write, or want to write blogs. and publishing your content on a blog. We’ll loosely focus on e-learning, technology, professional development, and how people take different approaches to blogging. Come and jam with us!

Escape from Compliance Training Jail - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. Tom, Great points - I would like to add a couple more - in hopes that you may address these with your upcoming blog. These 3 Tips Can Change Your Compliance E-Learning Forever - The Rapid eLearning Blog. Search the Blog. The Rapid E-Learning Blog shares practical tips and tricks to help you become a rapid elearning pro. Technorati. Escape from Compliance Training Jail. January 29th, 2008. 30 comments. Every two years I take my car in and have the emissions tested. If the car passes, I am certified and I can move on. There was!

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): " Visual Thinking, Imagery, and the Brain" (Eide Neurolearning Blog)

Mark Oehlert

March 21, 2008 in Learning | Permalink Technorati Tags : imagery , learning , meaning TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference " Visual Thinking, Imagery, and the Brain" (Eide Neurolearning Blog) : Comments The comments to this entry are closed. How does that impact us from a design standpoint? del.icio.us books futures Web 2.0

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning About eLearning: Browse My Stuff

Learning Visions

Its kind of like Technorati, but community focused around the singular topic of eLearning. Ive added a widget to my blogs sidebar that lets you browse my stuff (it does the tagging for me, so I dont have to). Blog Book Tour: Learning in 3D #lrn3d Allison Rossett: ELearning Isn’t What You Think It. Let me (and Tony) know what you think! Take the Survey! eLearnin.

You can't get a cloud in your hand

Clive on Learning

Some bug in Google's software then rendered my blog as a complete dog's dinner of code. After all, I'd been using it for six years. I had links to all my favourite blogs, assorted badges, and code snippets to Google Analytics, Technorati and all sorts of other stuff. Now losing your contact list is more serious than losing your blog template, so I resolved to make regular backups offline. Some time ago, I realised my vulnerability to third party online storage and copied my whole blog archive to my trusty Evernote. Stuff that would take ages to re-assemble.

Scripting, Blogging, Flow, Living, Recruiting, & Brainstorming

Big Dog, Little Dog

Million Active Blogs, New Technorati Data Shows that Blogging Growth Seems to be Peaking - Business Week. Scripting for Success - Micro Persuasion. At its purest, scripting helps teams know their initial plays inside and out. This minimizes mistakes, establishes momentum and dictates the flow of the game. With 15.5 Is it slowing or peaking? It may well be, as Rubel and Gartner argue that, most people interested in setting up their digital soapboxes already have. Try Flow, Bank Serotonin and Meditate to Tap into Creativity and Avoid Braincramp - Brain Based Biz.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: The Blog Book Tour - Week Two

Mark Oehlert

» September 18, 2007 Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: The Blog Book Tour - Week Two So the pressure is on. love the idea of a blog book tour and kudos to Karl for both the book and this idea. Hey, Mark, thanks for being a great stop on the blog tour.and an awesome reviewer! Main | Im tired people, so Im only going to say this about 1,000 more times. Karl really touched a nerve!

Fame at last

Learning with e's

At least, this is the story from a blog about product branding called NameWire. discovered it was linked to my blog through Technorati. Seriously, the great thing about this link is that it is rated 127 on Technorati at the moment, so my own Technorati blog rating has already benefited). Technorati Wow - I'm famous! Some might say, more like Mr Bean.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "How to Read A Blog (With a Nod to Mortimer Adler)" (AJ Fortin)

Mark Oehlert

To get some perspective, I went back to the wisdom of an ‘ancient’ text (paper-based, of course) written by Mortimer Adler in 1940 (a bestseller no less) entitled, simply enough, How to Read a Book.Yes, I know, blogs are not books, — or magazines or newspapers — but wedo read (and often listen) to them and want something from them aswell. typekey e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) Me in Second Life Blog powered by TypePad Member since 08/2003So let’s look at some of Adler’s observations and see how theyhold up to today’s demands." del.icio.us books futures Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): MindMapping Blog and Online Mindmapping App

Mark Oehlert

» March 09, 2007 MindMapping Blog and Online Mindmapping App I am a visual learner. So great job Chuck Frey.and be sure to check out this blog, as far as I can tell there is a ton of stuff here on all the varieties of mindmapping stuff. typekey e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) Me in Second Life Blog powered by TypePad Member since 08/2003del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Day 2: Welcome to Day 2 of Marks "Clear the Tabs" Blog-a-thon"

Mark Oehlert

July 15, 2008 in Blogging | Permalink Technorati Tags : blog-a-thon TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Day 2: Welcome to Day 2 of Marks "Clear the Tabs" Blog-a-thon" : Comments The comments to this entry are closed. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us books futures Web 2.0

Not so Technocrappi after all.

Learning with e's

I'm grateful to Technorati for finally fixing my blog statistics. It has been quite a while and I first blogged about the saga way back in March. My blog reactions (for the uninitiated, those other blogs that think my site is so cool that they cannot resist linking to it from theirs) and my ranking (the Technorati scale you rise up through as more blogs link to yours. went to the blog regularly, but my outpourings were sinking without trace! Tags: help forum Technorati blog reactions ranking Sorry to bother you sir." Right.

Learning About eLearning: Browse My Stuff

Learning Visions

It's kind of like Technorati, but community focused around the singular topic of eLearning. I've added a widget to my blog's sidebar that lets you browse my stuff (it does the tagging for me, so I don't have to). Tony Karrer has just rebranded and launched eLearning Learning. If you click on a topic you'll go to the hub, where you can access posts by others on the same topic.

Technocrappi

Learning with e's

Technorati have let themselves down I reckon. They are supposed to be one of the best blog tracking services around. Yet a couple months ago I discovered that my posts were not being logged, (as of today, according to them, it has been 80 days since I last posted to this blog - which was a surprise, believe me) and they don't recognise any of the other blogs that have linked to mine. have been told I should also take my skis, but I've already fallen out with Technorati. Please feel free to send us a reminder of your ticket.etc, etc", message. despair. staff.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 100 of the Best Legal Free Full Version Games You Can Download Online (PC Gaming Blog)

Mark Oehlert

» June 24, 2007 100 of the Best Legal Free Full Version Games You Can Download Online (PC Gaming Blog) This is a great list.and the following post is 50 MORE games ! typekey e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) Me in Second Life Blog powered by TypePad Member since 08/2003WE ARE THE BEAVERS!!! Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us books futures Web 2.0

The writings of Lee Kraus: Learning Site

Learning and Technology

technorati tags: LMS Posted by Lee Kraus at 4:34 PM 2comments: Bryan Menell said. look forward to hearing your thoughts on it, perhaps in a future blog post. The writings of Lee Kraus Welcome! I try to focus on creativity, innovation, collaboration, technology, and elearning. Home My Story Portfolio iPad Bookshelf Social Media January 17, 2006 Learning Site tags: LMS I learned about a new site from TechCrunch today called Nuvvo. plan to check it out when I have the time. checked out Nuvvo a while back, and while maybe I expected too much, I was rather disappointed.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Webinosh with Dr. Will Thalheimer: Smile Sheets

Learning Visions

My live blogged notes were beautiful and then poof -- my machine crashed and my notes are gone. Blog Book Tour: Learning in 3D #lrn3d Allison Rossett: ELearning Isn’t What You Think It. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. The sorrow. But it was great, and I highly recommend you attend his next session on context.

Digital literacy 9: Broadcasting yourself

Learning with e's

The blogging sentinel service Technorati lists 1.2 Billion blogs at the time of writing. Blogging your ideas over a period of time attracts readers, and if you are lucky, and produce consistent quality and quantity of posts, you will garner a loyal following of readers who will return again and again, and also comment on your posts. The shift is from push to pull.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter. Many of the blogs I follow are part of the  eLearningLearning community. When it comes to free cloud apps, I also share them on my blog's  Free Cloud Apps page. It is tough to stay on top of all the great stuff being offered out there, but the blogs and social media certainly help. Cloud Blogging Social Media Twitter Google e-Learning Cloud ComputingApril's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools.