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Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

I recently gave a presentation to the Online Network of Independent Learning Professionals about blogging to build your business. This is specifically about what I have learned about blogging to build your reputation as a learning consultant over my 9+ years of blogging. I started blogging in December 2006 as a tool for my own professional development. At the time, starting a business wasn’t even on my radar. Blogging Platforms. Writing.

Leveraging Your Blog to Create a Course

LearnDash

You spent a lot of time creating your blog posts, why not leverage that hard work to create your course? One of the best ways to determine if your course idea is worthwhile is to start a blog around that particular subject first. As you write on the subject you will start to see whether or not people are interested in the topic by looking at your things like your site traffic stats and most popular blog posts. LearnDash started as a simple two-page blog.

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Blogging For Your Business – What Do You Know About It?

Your Training Edge

That’s true of most online marketing practices, but it applies doubly to blogging. Not so long ago, blogging was niche. But blogging has come into the light and younger generations are. Blogging is a lot of work. The first misconception is that blogging is a big amount of work. Is blogging a lot of work in comparison to, say, cold calling or personally designing all of the ads you put out through social media? Blogging isn’t cost-effective.

2019 Blog Review: 13 Years

Experiencing eLearning

2019 was a big year for my blog. This year, I focused on writing new posts plus updating some older content. I started this blog in 2006 as a free wordpress.com blog. I was using my blog primarily as a tool for my own reflection and learning. This is post #1,115 on my blog. I’m currently writing a brand new post every other week (as I had been for the past few years). According to my time tracking, I spent about 132 hours on my blog in 2019.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

investment if businesses are to enrich engagement. Google AI Blog (2014), ‘A picture is worth a thousand (coherent) words: building a natural description of images’ 4 Give Your Video. the chance to write their answer in a text box. learning on business outcomes.

Blogging Again

eLearning Cyclops

If you have been visiting, I am sure you noticed I have been writing very, very little lately. It has been an very busy at work, which of course limits time to blog but has more directly affected the motivation to blog. Many a nights I have said to myself, "I spent the entire day on my PC designing and creating eLearning, I don''t think I want to spent tonight writing about it." Blogging

Best Customer Education Blogs: 25 Must-Reads for Learning Professionals

Talented Learning

Which blogs offer the best advice about customer education practices, strategies and technologies? That’s not just a gut reaction – it’s a business reality. Nevertheless, education is a critical factor in the customer experience equation, and marketers are eager to learn how to leverage customer education for better business results. And that’s where our quest to find the best blog content begins. 25 Must-Read Customer Education Blogs.

Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Re-evaluating Evaluation by Barbara on March 16, 2011 in Project Management/Project Delivery For years, I have dutifully included a description of Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Learning Evaluation in every proposal for every company I have worked with. One of my discoveries was Jane Bozarth , who writes a monthly column called “Nuts and Bolts” in Learning Solutions Magazine.

Top 7 Custom eLearning Articles on our Blog in 2013

Bottom-Line Performance

Regular readers know we strive to make this blog a hub for corporate learning professionals. The same goes for our Training Needs Analysis worksheet ; with so much growing and changing in the L&D industry, it becomes harder each year to evaluate the technologies and tools available while designing curricula that are instructionally sound… and tied to business objectives. We simply had too much content for one blog!

A Year of “The Performance Improvement Blog” in Review

The Performance Improvement Blog

It’s time to do a little year-end reflecting on my blog posts from 2012. Throughout last year I used this blog to illuminate important leadership and management issues. Out of all of these blog posts I’ve selected five that seem to have had the most interest for readers. In an article for The Business Thinker , my colleague Jim Stilwell and I describe 13 ways in which leaders affect employee engagement. . . .

LEARNNOVATORS PRESENTS BLOG SERIES ON GAMIFICATION BY KARL KAPP

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading e-learning company, has Karl Kapp writing a series of blog posts for them on gamification. The goal of this series, comprising of five blog posts, is to establish a fundamental understanding about gamification, and to provide pointers on how it can be implemented within an organization. CFPIM, CIRM, is a scholar, writer and expert on the convergence of learning, technology and business operations. Chennai (India).

The truth about blogging

Learning with e's

Anyone who blogs regularly will have discovered several truths. Many people struggle to maintain a regular blog that is consistently good, or at least meaningful. Although you are only as good as your last blog, all your previously blogs are also out there, archived, published for people to read (and for you to revisit, if you wish). So be careful what you blog - the affordance of persistency is quite a powerful one, and can work either way.

Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training by Jim on May 3, 2011 in social learning A continuing theme among my blog posts has been the difficulty of demonstrating the ROI of social learning initiatives. As she writes: “A recent Gallup study found that firms with engaged workforces have 2.6 Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

5 ways to make your Fashion Blog stand Out

Learnloft

If you love fashion and want a career in it, the first step is to create a fashion blog. There are tons of reasons why you should have a fashion blog. Also, having a blog gives you exposure to the big names who are looking for talented people. If you don’t have a blog, start one. If you do have a fashion blog, make sure it is the best blog out there. If your blog is not the best or unique, it will not appeal to the masses.

#Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Blog Book Tour Recap

Kapp Notes

The blog book tour for The Gamification of Learning and Instruction has come to an end. On the Forbes blog, Jeanne Meister ( Future Workplace ) provides examples of companies using games for learning in her article Gamification: Three Ways To Use Gaming For Recruiting, Training, and Health & Wellness. Swan was so angry and disappointed by the book that he took the time to write a very impassioned negative critique. Games are Serious Business.

Business Writing that Works: 3 Key Principles

Your Training Edge

Writing may be an art, and business may be, well a business, but when you combine these two entities, inconceivable success will be what you’re left with! Professional business writers may make business writing look as easy as taking candy from a toddler, but there’s more to grabbing the attention of the corporate audience than simply noting down your thoughts. Avoid using Business Jargons. Extra Tips for Business Professionals.

Blog Post Chosen as Pick of the Week

The Performance Improvement Blog

Wally Bock picked my blog post, “Don’t Throw Lean Out With Toyota’s Bathwater,” as one of his independent business blog posts of the week. I am honored to have my blog post chosen for recognition. Bock writes: Stephen Gill notes that many writers are taking Toyota's current troubles as "proof" that their success of the last couple of decades was some kind of sham.

This Week’s Gamification Blog Book Tour Stop

Kapp Notes

TODAY’s BLOG BOOK TOUR STOP: June 1: Think Brownstone writes the post Games are Serious Business. This week was the tail end of a vacation week and the tour got a little behind but here is the stop for this week. A recap and other highlights of last week will follow later today. Games

Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Can Games Transform the World? If a receipt looked suspicious, players could write a description and hit an Investigate This! In her guest blog post on LEEF blog , Koreen Olbrish , CEO at Tandem Learning, outlines several theories that justify games and simulations as learning strategies, including these: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s Flow Theory. Blog this!

Time Spent on Blogging

Tony Karrer

is how much time I spend on blog reading and writing and how anyone can work that into their already too busy life. Some quick thoughts - Scanning Activity Replaced I likely spend an average of 30-45 minutes per day reading/writing that is part of what I call "scanning" which is staying up to speed on what's going on. Blog reading and writing as part of scanning has been a replacement of other activities that I used to do - reading magazines and books.

The Art of Business Writing

Your Training Edge

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of business writing? Business used to be done face to face. Clients sought out the business they wanted using either the phone book or through word of mouth, and they showed up at the door. Increasingly, business is done online. On a daily basis, you might text a client, write an advertisement, or write an online post for your website or blog. Are you writing to one specific person?

The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/21/2010 The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs After a long research, I have created a list of the most updated and popular e-learning blogs regarding e-learning. > If you believe that an e-Learning blog worths to be included in this list please write a comment with a link to the blog. Hi everybody, thank you for blog links.

Jay’s blogs fork

Jay Cross

Ten years ago I was writing several daily blogs: In 2001, these joined together to become the Internet Time Blog, one of the earliest blogs about learning: Five years later, writing my book on Informal Learning, I added a blog of the same name. The Informal Learning blog started somewhat idealistically: “This goes back to Adam & Eve, to the dawn of consciousness. That left me with two nearly indistinguishable blogs.

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

The first week of the blog book tour has ended and it has been a fantastic week with informative blog posts, information and opinions about gamification and even a bit of controversy. The week opened with a posting of the tour stops on the Learning Circuit’s Blog and the Kapp Notes blog and then introduced everyone to the Facebook page for the book and then the discussion really ramped up with Jane Bozarth talking about the how the book takes a common sense look at the subject.

Business Writing: Jargon Phrases to Avoid

Your Training Edge

Why do we become stunned whenever we get into a business atmosphere? Business-speak, that’s why. Business jargon can be annoying, but tell that to any business man or woman. Business is doing its job, and that’s to make money. If there’s something the business world should be worried about, it’s clarity. Of course, they’ll say that they can all perfectly understand what they are talking about, but business doesn’t end at the conference room.

5 Steps to Create Killer Blog Post Titles

OpenSesame

The creation of the aforementioned social media sites and the popularity of business blogs suggests that the marketplace is rapidly adapting to these changes in attention spans. What can you as a business owner with an online presence do about this then? They might be the most fundamental aspect of a blog post, but they are also one of the most pivotal and challenging steps to securing traffic on your website. How To blogging titles Business Skills Posts

This Week’s Gamification Blog Book Tour Stop

Kapp Notes

TODAY’s BLOG BOOK TOUR STOP: June 1: Think Brownstone writes the post Games are Serious Business. This week was the tail end of a vacation week and the tour got a little behind but here is the stop for this week. A recap and other highlights of last week will follow later today. Games

Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? I had one business day with each group of 30-40 users. Likely you recited the phone number in your head, or even out loud, until you could write it down. If someone asked you the next day to write down the phone number for them, could you do it? Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

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Blog Book Tour Recap Week Two: Fabulous!!

Kapp Notes

Week two of the blog book tour was hectic. We also announced the first two winners of the Twitter #lrn3d hashtag award, finally got a badge for tour stops and a number of blogsophere folks commented on the tour on their blogs. If you missed last week's blog book tour recap, here it is. Day Seven Mark Viquesney over at his tour stop Learning in 3D blog Tour - Here at TechSpectives! His questions provoked the two of us to reflect on the writing of Learning in 3D.

Ad-hoc Social Learning Environment - How a Blog Drives Learning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

We decided to outline our curriculum in a skeletal form using a blog, and then set social interactions in the curriculum context. Blog is the watering hole A learning blog is so much a happening place! The blog has a personal touch, it is easy to follow, its updates are delivered to participant's RSS reader instantaneously. We used Blogger, the Google blogging tool. The instructor's blog posts were very short - often less than one hundred words.

This Week's Gamification Blog Book Tour Stop

The Learning Circuits

TODAY's BLOG BOOK TOUR STOP: June 1: Think Brownstone writes the post Games are Serious Business A recap and other highlights of last week will follow later today This week was the tail end of a vacation week and the tour got a little behind but here is the stop for this week.

Common Questions and Some Thoughts Around Blogs and Blogging

Tony Karrer

I've had a brief blog conversation with Quintus Joubert - eLearning Blog: Blogs: Engaging the reader. It started when he questioned the blogs cited on Gabe's list of top 19 eLearning blogs as ( eLearning Blog: Top 19 eLearning blogs ). His post are good to look at as an example of some of the common questions that people new to the world of blogs have. Most people who write blogs do not feel they are "publishing" or "presenting".

Gamification Blog Book Tour, Week Three Stops and Week Two Recap

Kapp Notes

TODAY”S BLOG STOP: April 30: Enid Crystal New York ASTD Chapter Blog. The blog book tour has been a lot of fun, with interesting comments and exciting dialogues and some in-person stops. May 1: Jeanette Brooks Word of Mouth blog. The blog for the day will be UL EduNeering Online Compliance Training Blog which will have slides and information from the session. Larry will also discussed the concept of gamification of business applications.

LIVE BLOG - Craig Weiss 'eLearning 2020' Seminar

Unicorn Training

User experience - gestures, do you have to write content specific to platform or cross-platform? Colloboration/social media & MOOCs and the future of learning Social media in business - 3 types of software people use Bloomfire, YaMma, Needs buy in from top - if CEO does it people follow. Difficult to fit into programmes - off the cuff in business environment how do you say people have learned what.

BLOG: Is It OK To Like 'Blended Learning' Again?

Unicorn Training

So we were beyond chuffed for our partners, FSTP, when they won the Debt Resolution Forum (DRF) and Debt Managers Standards Association (DEMSA) ‘Business Partnership of the Year Award 2015’ last week!Consumer the blog Philippa writes: “The blended approach has improved beyond expectations over time, and solutions, using both the classroom and virtual delivery methods, have rightly earned their place and are a must in any annual L&D programme for all organisations.”