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.

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 #.

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

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] #.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-29

Jane Hart

Social Business? Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. RT @ JaneBozarth : GOOD STUFF. Post by @ djudje Courses v. Experiences [link] <and not what you might expect! #. Infographic: The Enterprise Mobile Explosion [link] #. It Depends What You Mean By Social [link] #. RT @ dpontefract : Nice. RT @ AMAnet : "The new leader is a facilitator, not an order giver." " — John Naisbitt #.

Twitter Digest for 2011-06-02

Jane Hart

“increased employee engagement improves business performance, but the inverse is not true.&# [link] #. How Twitter Works as a Q&A App [INFOGRAPHIC] [link] via @ mashable #. Twitter Week is 11-17 July on # shareandlearn – daily focused discussions and sharing abt use of Twitter for learning [link] #. Is Twitter a Waste of Time? link] <and another Twitter infographic #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet.

Twitter Tips for Your Business


If you’re just beginning with Twitter, it can be daunting trying to keep up with the 24/7 activity. These apps help you organize, schedule, and analyze your Twitter. You can also set up alerts to notify you of important events and updates on your business. .

My Twitter hero

E-Learning Provocateur

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. I did, however, find @anzmoneymanager on Twitter. That’s no way to run a business. In the meantime, I feel sorry for my Twitter hero.

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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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.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-13

Jane Hart

I have had a request for recommendations for online learning games in the area of "business acumen" Can anyone help? #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. Introducing Share&Learn – informal and formal collaboration/learning platform [link] # lrnchat #. Speaking up in class, silently, via social media [link] #.

Twitter reflections – a year later

Spark Your Interest

It was about a year ago that I started seriously using Twitter. Well, after a year of solid Twitter use, here’s what I’ve noticed: To get professional value from Twitter, you have to follow people who tweet good stuff, it ain’t about friends, which is something that you have to get over. For me, if Facebook is the social, then Twitter is the networking. HR Learning Technologies Social network TweetDeck twitter

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 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. Business & 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 2011-08-14

Jane Hart

RT @ CommonCraft : In case you missed it: We are now a video subscription service for educators and businesses: [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterEducation at its very best – Brighton rocks! link] #. Those hard soft-skills [link] by@hjarche #. Google Plus vs Facebook infographic [link] #. It’s about networks [link] by @ hjarche #. elearn Magazine: The Oxford Union Debate on Informal Learning, Style or Substance?: link] #.

My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-08-28

Jane Hart

“An apostrophe Is the difference between a business that knows its shit and a business that knows it’s shit&# [link] <LOL #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterRT @ hjarche : Flash mob at Copenhagen Central Station [link] HT @ sebpaquet <fantastic , will be there in a few weeks time #. Leading and Managing (Networked) People Must Evolve [link] #.

New to Twitter? 5 Tips for Learning Professionals

Bottom-Line Performance

Do I need to be using this for my business? What should I be doing on Twitter? Here are 5 practical tips for the professional just looking to get started on Twitter. Filter the noise: Twitter becomes useful when you start filtering!

Coming late to the Twitter party

Spark Your Interest

It’s been a few months since I joined the Twitter party – a little late (fashionably late?) aggregator quite a nifty little tool, and feel a little like I was near the front of the pack on this one, as I’m now seeing a bunch of these come through my feed, so might end up just being more noise to existing Twitter followers. I think the value of this is more with the non-Twitter types that might find this a way to allow me to be their aggregator.

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.

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?

All The World's A-Twitter

Learning Visions

I've succumbed to Twitter. oh, yeah, I decided to "follow them" and they got an email from Twitter). Sue Waters sent me off to a great post she'd written on getting started with Twitter. SoulSoup sent me a link to a post he'd worked up on Twitter for business. It feels endless now -- all the places I need to go to keep in touch with my peeps: my phone, my email account (Outlook for work, gmail for life); Facebook; Google Reader; Twitter.

SaaS vs custom eLearning solution: How to Start an Online Tutoring Business?


If you have masters in the skills and want to teach and explore in an extensively profitable way, then be thankful for the online platforms which make it so easy to start your own online tutoring business. How to start your own tutoring business? What are you really good at?

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

Your Training Edge

This might push some businesses away from blogging. And as they’re in the business of giving users easy access to the answer they’re looking for so that people keep coming back to their service, sending people to high-quality blogs is attractive to them. You can contact him via Twitter.

eLearning Grows Small Businesses


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.

Latest in Learning Fast: edu-Twittering

Marcia Conner

” Imagine the potential for discovery if the people who you follow through Twitter or any social-network status updates rounded out their contributions with something educational. I challenge everyone who reads this to try edu-twittering for a week.

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.

How Twitter Changed the eLearning Community with Conversations

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

As I was thinking about it I began to remember other Twitter tools like the open source TwitterCamp we used at live events to display the twitter stream. In the beginning You can find out more about the start of twitter by just Googling it. Twitter launched in 2006.

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. At the time, starting a business wasn’t even on my radar. Now I have my business in one place and my blog in another, which splits my online identity.

Twitter Basics

Web Tools for Learners

Want to more about how Twitter works and what it’s good for? The FastForward Blog Guide to Twitter. Tags: blogging Twitter business learning communication social_web social network socialmedia Check out [link].

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.

Twitter and (University) Students

Web Tools for Learners

I use Twitter to collect ideas and know-how on using the web in teaching, especially the Thursday night #lrnchats – they’re fun. Recently a former student asked me about whether I was using Twitter in my teaching. Tags: Uncategorized students Twitter

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


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

Dashe & Thomson

Of course, Twitter was on the list of tools we were nudged to start using on a regular basis. In my mind, at the time, I considered Twitter to be for celebrities to keep fans up to date with their most recent apologies (who cares?)

Reasons why every business needs a good leadership

Your Training Edge

A successful business is not only composed of business strategies but also exceptional leadership. A business that has all the fundamental things which are needed to operate a business but lacks a good leader will not be able to retain its positioning the market.

10 Helpful Types of Video for Business

TechSmith Camtasia

Using video for business is no longer an upcoming trend–it’s the norm. Business Insider reports that consumers will spend 84 minutes each day watching online video in 2020. These types of video are designed to share on a social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

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