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Red monkeys? Why red monkeys?

Cinecraft

A couple years ago, while browsing through business blogs about innovation, I ran across some fantastic content from Jef Staes , a thought leader from Belgium. His main point was that “continuous improvement” – the results from Six Sigma, Lean, kaizens, etc.

What is Better Learning?

Cinecraft

As I begin my 19th year at Cinecraft, I’m taking time to reflect on our team’s accomplishments in 2017. We’ve collaborated with amazing new clients and added talented learning professionals to our team.

101: Don’t Leave the Learner Behind

Cinecraft

It’s important to take a step back and think about the learner. Most learners are busy, not just at work but in their personal lives as well. Common sense tells us they don’t have much room in their brain to store information that is not directly relevant to their lives or jobs.

What’s a Shot List?

Cinecraft

What’s a Shot List? Number 5 on my pre-production checklist is CREATE A SHOT LIST. After the script is written, I work with the client and the DP (Director of Photography, AKA camera operator) to make a list of all of the different video clips I will need to make a great video.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding and Support

Customer lifecycle training gives customers the knowledge and tools they need to be successful. As customer success and satisfaction grows, so does retention and repeat business. This eBook can help training teams improve or expand their customer training programs.

Save the Learners! Build an Open and Shut Serious Game Strategy

Cinecraft

(This article was published in the March, 2016 issue of Training Industry Magazine.). Have you ever sat in front of an eLearning course that you spent 200-250 hours designing and developing and thought learners are going to love this course?

Should I record video in-studio or on-location?

Cinecraft

Should I record video in-studio or on-location? Choosing to record video in-studio or on-location can be a critical decision to make during pre-production. To begin, answer this question: What kind of video story are you trying to tell?

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Improving Your Corporate Videos: 5 Answers – 3 Pro-Tips – McCormick’s Storytelling Series

Cinecraft

Improving Your Corporate Videos: 5 Answers – 3 Pro-Tips – McCormick’s Storytelling Series. Over the past 30 weeks, I’ve focused on answering questions related to improving your corporate video content.

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8 Authentic Tips for New eLearning Professionals

Cinecraft

When I started working at Cinécraft, I was totally new to eLearning. I had no experience writing courses or using eLearning-specific development tools. However, I had a background in multimedia and writing, and a strong desire to learn, so I knew I could be successful.

3 ways to improve corporate videos

Cinecraft

3 ways to improve corporate videos. So you are looking for ways to “improve” your company’s marketing or training videos.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

Four Steps to Make Video Testimonials

Cinecraft

Four Steps to Make Video Testimonials. Here are four steps to make video testimonials that increase engagement and boost sales. Looking for more reasons to use video testimonials? Check out the other 19 statistics that support the use of testimonials in marketing today.

What’s a Call Sheet?

Cinecraft

What’s a Call Sheet? In corporate video production, the call sheet is an agenda for the day. It includes report times, location addresses, plans for meals, and relevant contact information for everyone involved that day, and it can include shot and prop lists.

How do you scout locations for a business video shoot?

Cinecraft

How do you scout locations for a business video shoot? Scout locations for your next corporate video shoot with these eight Pro-Tips, especially if you are a marketing manager, training professional, or business owner. Searching for the right place to record video is vital to a successful production.

Making a Business Video: 5 Questions – 5 Answers – 5 Pro-Tips

Cinecraft

Making a Business Video: 5 Questions – 5 Answers – 5 Pro-Tips. Over the past 20 weeks, I’ve focused on answering questions related to corporate or business video. In each post, I try to provide professional advice for marketing managers, training professionals, and business owners.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

Do you need to make a corporate video on a budget?

Cinecraft

Do you need to make a corporate video on a budget? While sitting in Nano Brew on West 25th Street, sipping a Gose the Gosarian , a producer friend of mine said, “We wasted so much time today. You should write a blog that tells people how to get the most out of us.”. Mr. Gosarian is delicious.”

Pro-Tips for B2B Voice Actor Demos

Cinecraft

Pro-Tips for B2B Voice Actors. If you are a voice actor looking for B2B jobs, this post offers you an insider’s perspective on creating a professional B2B demo that will reach the client.

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Can I make a video that reaches three target audiences?

Cinecraft

Can I make a video that reaches three target audiences? If you are in a marketing or training role, have you ever had a conversation like this? Manager: “We need a video that will appeal to everyone (employees, customers, and shareholders).”. You: “OK.

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VIDEO PRODUCTION SURVEY: Two minutes, three words, and a big thank you!

Cinecraft

VIDEO PRODUCTION SURVEY: Two minutes, three words, and a big thank you! WANTED: Blogger seeks your input: 2 minutes of your time will lead to valuable, relevant, and interesting video production content. Big thanks @ the end. . Loading… THANKS. The post VIDEO PRODUCTION SURVEY: Two minutes, three words, and a big thank you! appeared first on The Craft. eLearning Video Production

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter… the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It,' breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

Guild eBook on Classroom to eLearning Part 2 Has Been Released

Learning Solutions Magazine

Guild eBook on Classroom to eLearning Part 2 Has Been Released. cori-miller. Fri, 08/23/2019 - 10:30

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Keeping Up with Artificial Intelligence in L&D

Learning Solutions Magazine

Keeping Up with Artificial Intelligence in L&D. cori-miller. Fri, 08/16/2019 - 01:00

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30+ Ideas for eLearning Portfolio Samples

Experiencing eLearning

Whether you’re working independently or looking for a full-time job, you need a portfolio. What if you can’t use any samples of your existing work due to confidentiality or security requirements? Revise Existing Work.

Focus on What’s Important for Learning

Experiencing eLearning

My daughter is in kindergarten this year. It’s been so much fun to watch her process of learning to read and write. During their unit about animals, my daughter wrote some facts about fish. A fish moves with its tail and fin. Its covering is called scales. Fish do not have eyebrows.

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

Instructional Design Hourly Rates and Salary

Experiencing eLearning

What is your hourly rate as an instructional designer? How much do you make if you’re a full-time salaried employee? What about freelance or consultant rates? People frequently ask me these questions, and I always refer people to the same resources.

What does an instructional designer do?

Experiencing eLearning

This post was originally published on May 26, 2007. It has become by far my most popular post. Even after all these years, people are trying to answer this question. In the coming months, I plan to update a number of “classic” posts like this one.

Instructional Design Certificate or Masters Degree

Experiencing eLearning

A reader sent me this question: I’m very seriously considering a career change into ID. (I’ve I’ve spent 20 years in various business assignments with the last 8 in IT.) I’m involved in teaching extra-curricular activities to kids and adults in my community. I very fulfilled when I’m teaching and I’ve come to the conclusion that I want to follow this as a career path. Having said this, I’m exploring a master’s degree in ID.

What I Learned at LSCon 2019

Experiencing eLearning

I had a great time at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions Conference in Orlando. I loved being able to meet people in person who I had previously only met online and reconnecting with folks from past conferences.

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

My Oprah Moment: ATD ICE 2019

Learning Rebels

Oprah was the keynote speaker at the Association for Talent Development, International Conference and Expo (ATD ICE) this morning and she dropped the mic on all of us. I wish I could say that everyone got a car, but I guess that is not what the universe had in mind for me today.

Time Estimates for eLearning Development

Experiencing eLearning

One common question is “how long will it take to create this elearning?” ” It’s important to estimate the effort and time required for different tasks. Because I work for myself, I have to create good estimates.

Online Marketing for Elearning Part III: Advertising

LearnDash

Are you ready to put some money behind your marketing? Here’s how to start. For many online educators, especially those who are starting out on a small budget, the concept of putting money behind an advertisement can feel like a big risk.

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How to Launch Elearning Content Using xAPI

HT2 Labs

Already using xAPI for more than just reporting? Then you may be wondering how it can be used to launch elearning content. The post How to Launch Elearning Content Using xAPI appeared first on HT2 Labs. Learning Locker xAPI

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Monetizing Customer Education: Free, Fee, and Everything In Between

Some of the best customer education programs monetize customer training to help offset program costs, fuel new initiatives, and enable additional investment in your programs. In this webinar, Skilljar will discuss the free-to-fee continuum and share best practices for developing a pricing and packaging strategy for your education offers.

How subject matter experts can create more effective learning

Challenge to Learn

An increasing number of subject matter experts are sharing their knowledge in a variety of ways. One of them is the creation of learning content. Facilitating this is the core role of my company Easygenerator. We provide a hassle-free authoring platform for them to share knowledge effortlessly.

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