Business applications of Twitter

E-Learning Provocateur

Earlier this week, I attended a Twitter Camp billed Twitter is not for dummies. I had the privilege of facilitating one of the breakout sessions, which focused on the business applications of Twitter. For example, I use Twitter as an international community of practice.

Unearthing Diamonds in Twitter

Dashe & Thomson

First, I have to confess that I am not a Twitter pro. It was only about six months ago that I set up a “businessTwitter account, and I have only a few tweets and followers to my name. My monthly Twitter stats are embarrasing, at best.

Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Dashe & Thomson

Where Facebook and LinkedIn serve mainly as social dashboards for our personal and professional networks, respectively, I see Twitter as a customized information portal. Twitter gets a bad rap. Twitter is a marketer’s dream.

New to Twitter? 5 Tips for Learning Professionals

Bottom-Line Performance

How can ebooks, the iPad, and social media shape the future of learning? In preparation for that change, professionals everywhere are starting to turn their attention to digital and social platforms to figure out what all the fuss is about. Do I need to be using this for my business?

Using Interviews to Build Your Online Course Business

LearnDash

Are you looking for a way to market your online course business but don’t want to write article after article? Here are some ideas on getting in good with thought leaders and influencers: Follow their social media accounts, sharing their content often. Influencers are often busy.

My Twitter hero

E-Learning Provocateur

Soon after, I finally got around to reading 3 Examples of Stellar Social Media Customer Service. Kudos to Pottery Barn’s social media team, but shame on the brand overall. I looked up ANZ Bank on Twitter, but I couldn’t find it. So I googled “ANZ Twitter&# and stumbled upon Did ANZ open a new branch and forget to staff it? The article states: Last year ANZ established a dedicated Twitter account called @ANZ_Responds to communicate with customers.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-26

Jane Hart

Doctors who are not on Facebook, Twitter and blogs risk becoming irrelevant; my USA Today op-ed [link] #. RT @ hjarche : RT @ bduperrin : Without Workflow, Social Business Is Doomed [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. Don’t know how I missed this one: “Moving toward 2020: the learning decade&# [link] #. YouTube: Two Days’ Worth of Video Uploaded Every Minute [link] via @ mashable #.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

I recently wrote about the challenges of integrating social learning in the workplace. Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe’s posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany.

7 Great Twitter Chats for Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

If you aren’t using them yet, Twitter chats will change the way you learn on social media. If you are looking for a simple way to start getting involved on Twitter, participating in a scheduled chat is an easy way to do it. So what are the best twitter chats for learning?

7 Great Twitter Chats for Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

If you aren’t using them yet, Twitter chats will change the way you learn on social media. If you are looking for a simple way to start getting involved on Twitter, participating in a scheduled chat is an easy way to do it. So what are the best twitter chats for learning?

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-14

Jane Hart

What the Social Business Professional Gets Paid [Infographic] [link] via @ RWW #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. A Tipping Point in Learning [link] Thx to @ alc47 for the guest post #. RT @ MakeUseOf : Directory – Did-You-Knows: A Collection Of Interesting & Surprising Facts To Increase Your Knowledge [link] #.

Trust, Tacit Knowledge and Social Business

ID Reflections

Enter social business! Emergent social platforms made communication and knowledge sharing easy evenamong people residing on opposite corners of the planet, total strangers toeach other. Twitter changed it all. Can we engage inmeaningful conversations via a social platform with someone we have never metbefore and share those half-formed thoughts? social_business tacit Knowledge Management Tacit knowledge Knowledge Flow John Hagel

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Learning by coincidence on Twitter

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

(cartoon via Rob Speekenbrink ) I get involved in lots of discussions whether Twitter - is learning (or nonsense). Often I answer that you definitely learn through twittering because you can link through to blogposts, articles etc. Back to Twitter. learning twitter

Social Learning Cannot be a Bolt-On Strategy

ID Reflections

Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe's posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. Becoming a truly social business is an inside out change.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-29

Jane Hart

Social Business? It Depends What You Mean By Social [link] #. How to Use Social-Networking Technology for Learning, fm edutopia, [link] #. 1/2 @ ipttoolkit The future is NOT LMSs that include social functionality. "30 ways to use SoMe for working/learning smarter" Free 6 wk online social prog begins tomorrow Mon 30 Find out more [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. RT @ JaneBozarth : GOOD STUFF.

Why is Twitter no longer No 1 on the Top Tools for Learning list?

Jane Hart

After 7 years at the top of the Top 100 Tools for Learning , this year Twitter fell back to No 3 place in 2016, and there’s been some talk why this is the case, so I thought I’d examine some of the reasons here. decided not to pursue a bid for Twitter Inc. Social learning

I Don’t Care What You Had For Lunch: Finding Professional Value in Twitter

Dashe & Thomson

Here at Dashe & Thomson, we made a New Year’s resolution for 2011 to dig a little deeper into social media and explore how to use it for social and informal learning, increasing website traffic, and building networks.

Twitter Means Business

Web Tools for Learners

I’m ambivalent about my title because I use Twitter mainly for learning, communication, and entertainment. I recognize, however, that business is becoming increasingly a part of Twitter. So different from invitations in symetrical social sites.).

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-09

Jane Hart

42 Fresh Facts About Twitter & Facebook… | Bit Rebels [link] via @ bitrebels #. Social Media Interaction Pattern Library – how people interact with social media [link] #. The story of myThoughtWorks – A social intranet: [link] #. RT @ ElearningGuru : Harvard Business Review:The Future of Work & Social Business Leadership Gamification http:/… (cont) [link] #. dpontefract: Should Employees Be Incented to Use Social Technologies?

Travel, tracking and Twitter

Learning with e's

I was in Germany to keynote a large business conference, and I flew through Amsterdam with KLM. Within the hour, KLM were on Twitter, responding to my tweet. Twitter is quite a powerful communication tool, but don't just take it from me.

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8 Game-Changing Social Media Tips to Grow Your Business

ProProfs

Are you still not convinced about the power of social media and the benefits it offers for your business? But when you begin your activity on social media, knowing where to begin is easier said than done. That’s where social media comes in. Use Social Media Tools .

eLearning Grows Small Businesses

TOPYX LMS

Employees are a small business’ most valuable assets. Without a doubt, human capital enables the success of a small business. Small businesses count on the teamwork of a few people to fulfill great demands. Collaboration is Key to Business Growth.

Business Social Media Benefits

Clark Quinn

For the latter, I was asked to address the question: “what businesses can learn from allowing employees to access social networking sites, and how allowing social networking can benefit businesses?&# If you block social media at work, they’ll take the ‘social media cigarette break’ and step outside with their phones (you can’t stop the signal), because they need their network to answer questions, share ideas, and more.

Social Media for eLearning Professional Development (Part 1)

eLearning Brothers

She specializes in writing about everything related to the human side of business. You can contact her via LinkedIn or Twitter. Thanks to social media we have some great suggestions for how you can continue to develop your skills for free!

What Social Selling Can Do for Your eLearning Business

eLearning Brothers

You may ask, what does social selling have to do with eLearning? Learning to establish your personal brand through authentic relationships with your followers can be the X-factor that transforms your business from meh to yeah. It’s a healthy mix of social media networking and branding.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-13

Jane Hart

Speaking up in class, silently, via social media [link] #. RT @ charlesjennings "effective social media security strategy starts w/ user education" [link] <clear,comprehensive,continuous #. I have had a request for recommendations for online learning games in the area of "business acumen" Can anyone help? #. RT @ grainnehamilton Future Focus keynote update 10 June Glasgow [link] Jane Hart @ c4lpt : The Future of learning is social! #. Tweet.

Learning is Everybody’s Business

Origin Learning

Facebook 1 Twitter 3 Google+ 2 LinkedIn 5 Pinterest 0 In our previous blog , we articulated how a judicious mix of instructor-led and online learning strategies will make your organization conducive for learning. Basically, learning per se has become a social cognitive process.

Marketing Your Association to Millennials: Make it Social

Association eLearning

Years ago, while interning for a social media marketer, I was taught the value of social media to engage and attract business. So here are the facts, if you want to market your association to millennials, make it social. Twitter.

The differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social business

Jane Hart

Although the advent of e-technology in the late 1990s changed businesses into e-businesses, this was essentially about automating existing business thinking and practices. So whilst e-business is about automation, social business is about innovation.

Essential Social Learning Features Supported By Modern Learning Management Systems At The Workplace

G-Cube

Earlier, the social capabilities of Learning Management Systems (LMSs) were not so useful, because no one knew how to deploy and support them. It was assumed that trainers would access social spaces at regular intervals and interact with the learners, keeping e-courses updated all the time.

The Spymaster Game on Twitter

Upside Learning

If you’re on Twitter and have missed Spymaster - where in the world have you been? You’re into it, or just plain confused about what the objective of the game is; either way, there’s no way you can ignore it’s huge presence on Twitter.

Which Social Media Website Do Digitals Prefer Most and Why?

Your Training Edge

Nothing has ever defined the true potential of technology and digital media better than Social Media. From family to business, social media has touched every single corner of our lives. No wonder a big part of the credit for social media’s popularity goes to the digitals.

5 Top IT-enabled business trends that are affecting Corporate Learning

G-Cube

Developments in information technology affect every nook and corner of the business world – creating leading trends that dictate business discourse and atmosphere. These IT-enabled business trends also affect learner preferences for ways to access and consume workplace learning.

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My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-08-14

Jane Hart

RT @ CommonCraft : In case you missed it: We are now a video subscription service for educators and businesses: [link] #. My upcoming webinar Social Media and its impact on how we learn in the workplace [link] # realwplearn #. Real power of learning is social, by @ charlesjennnings Pt 1 [link] and Pt 2 [link] # realwplearn #. Maybe a little social-media fatigue isn’t such a bad idea [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitter

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. But I also think that there’s a lot more help now around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. is up - Adventures in Corporate Education , April 18, 2009 Facilitating a twitter chat - Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning , March 9, 2010 To get Twitter you gotta Tweet! subQuark , June 14, 2009 Twitter Collaboration Stories eLearning Technology.

My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-08-28

Jane Hart

My webinar slides “Social Media and its impact on how we learn in the workplace&# now available here [link] # sociallearn #. link] <OMG, no social learning there then #. “An apostrophe Is the difference between a business that knows its shit and a business that knows it’s shit&# [link] <LOL #. What happens when social networking collides with the corporate Intranet? Social learning: the freedom to act and cooperate with others [link] #.

eLearning Content And Social Media

eLearning Brothers

You want your eLearners to stay with you much more than 8 seconds and be engaged by your social media marketing (SMM) content. From a content marketing professional’s perspective, every eLearning platform should populate more than one if not all major social media platforms.