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. So, consider these game-changing social media tips that will help you grow your business: 1. That’s where social media comes in. When followers glance at your social profiles, it enables them to understand what you’re all about.

Nuts and Bolts: Social Media for Learning Part 2: What to Use When? And the Role of Community by Jane Bozarth

Learning Solutions Magazine

Blended Learning Emerging Topics Social Media Training Strategies“Which tool should I use?” If you hate to hear that “it all depends,” this article may give you a new perspective on that. answer: “The best tools are the ones you’ll use, that meet your particular goals and needs—and the ones your audience. likes.”.

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The Emerging Role of the Community Manager #astdl20

Learning Visions

The Emerging Role of the Community Manager with Jim Storer (@jimstorer) of The Community Roundtable Community = shared purpose, common needs Even if you think you’re doing something in private, it is discoverable and you could be outed. It’s not about the tools Responsibilities of a Community Manager: Don’t have a build it they will come mentality. Good community managers know how to channel that. Drama central When someone takes over a community.

Sighting Seeing Social Media at #ASTDL20

Learning Visions

It was a great conference for a number of reasons: Focused on ONE topic – social learning. I blogged a couple of the sessions: my notes from Tony Bingham’s keynote and Jim Storer on the Emerging Role of Community Managers ). And of course, we were social and went out for a beer afterwards :) Cammy & Dave Kelly getting social (photo by Gina Rosenthal ) I presented a 90 minute Sight Seeing Tour of Social Media – basically a view of SoMe through my own experience.

How Trainers Can Manage Their Social Media ‘Brand’

Mindflash

Social media and social networks, to say the least, have become one of the most common ways for people to communicate. Just about everyone — even your mom, probably — has connected somehow with someone else through as social-media tool. For better or worse, all of your social media entries are out there, publicly, for the entire world to see. Participation also helps prepare you for the emergence of social media communities in your organization.

Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations

Learnnovators

Rachel Happe begins her latest post, 10 Trends for the Future of Communities , with a comprehensive description of the various intersecting and intermingling streams and characteristics that inform communities, and I am quoting her below: “ Communities sit at the intersection of a number of trends; social media, digital transformation, a generational shift to prioritize purposeful work, the future of work, change management, leadership and social learning.”

Social Learning, Social Media – Brothers in Arms

eLearning 24-7

Is it me or does it seem that most vendors in the LMS/LCMS market still believe that with some smoke and mirrors, you won’t realize that social media actually must be integrated into social learning for it to exist? Or do they just drop the word, “social media&# , and rather say, “social learning and web 2.0″? See, it is social learning. expo clearly shows and some argue that social media some grew up within the web 2.0

Six Obstacles to Building Communities in Organizations

ID Reflections

Rachel Happe begins her latest post, 10 Trends for the Future of Communities , with a comprehensive description of the various intersecting and intermingling streams and characteristics that inform communities, and I am quoting her below: Communities sit at the intersection of a number of trends; social media, digital transformation, a generational shift to prioritize purposeful work, the future of work, change management, leadership and social learning.

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

ID Reflections

Social learning via an enterprise collaboration platform Mobile enabled learning accessible anytime, anywhere, on any device of the user’s choice MOOCs which straddle the line between social learning and e-learning with learner communities While an organization can facilitate these, the onus lies with the users/learners. But first, What is emergent learning? Emergent Learning is a condition and an outcome of organizational culture, strategy and purpose.

Tools for conviviality? Illich and social media

Learning with 'e's

Ivan Illich hoped for a time when the transmission model of education, or ''funnels'', would be replaced by ''educational webs'' - his notion of what we now recognise as social networks. What would Illich have made of the social web? was emerging. Ivan Illich envisioned a community (or network) of learners that was self-sufficient. 10) Social media, especially those that enable users to create and share content, fall into the category of tools that are worked by us.

Social media – big in 2010 for L&D…or not

From the Coleface

At this time of year, there’s loads of commentators talking about emerging trends in L&D in 2010. Chances are that you’ve read a few that say that social media will be the big thing, and in particular the use of on-line communities to share learning. Take a moment to think about what motivates people to use social media in their personal lives.

Nuts and Bolts: Building Community by Jane Bozarth

Learning Solutions Magazine

The rise of social media and the accompanying interest in social learning is generating a lot of talk about. community building. the never-heard items from killing a community. Emerging Topics Management Performance Support Social Media Training Strategies Many people voice similar concerns in these conversations, and at the same time. there are many things that never come up as topics for discussion. Here are some suggestions for keeping.

How to Do Video Marketing on Social Media for Course Creators with Jason Hsiao from Animoto

LifterLMS

How to do video marketing on social media for course creators with Jason Hsiao from Animoto in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Animoto is a simple way to produce great looking videos that will stand out on social media. Targeting is one of the most powerful aspects of social media marketing. When creating videos for social media, it is important to engage viewers quickly.

6 Important Reasons Leaders Should Be Using Social Media

Learnloft

Today, it’s become the norm for employees to not only know their leader on a personal level but to be connected with their leader on social media. The shift to a leader who is not only present on social media, but also an active contributor has become less of an anomaly and more of what the best leaders are doing on an ongoing basis. When leaders are social they get the opportunity to show they are human and can connect with their people on a human level.

Creating Successful Online Courses with Emerging Technologies

DigitalChalk eLearning

We decided we needed to fish were the fish were and start integrating in social media into the e-learning environment. As a DigitalChalk user, I find that integrating other modalities of social media, is helpful to the students and creates a more full e-learning experience for the student as well. I have also received very positive feedback from the students on this integration of social media. Marketing Tips and Tricks Guest Author Social Media

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

Learnnovators

Social learning via an enterprise collaboration platform. MOOCs which straddle the line between social learning and e-learning with learner communities. This is leading to a shift in the role of the L&D department – from managers and disseminators of formally designed programs to facilitators and enablers of collaboration and communities. But first, WHAT IS EMERGENT LEARNING? Shift from networks to communities.

Book Review: Ten Strategies for Building Community with Technology by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

with is that of the role of community in learning, and the necessity of learners feeling themselves involved in a. community. Design Strategies Emerging Topics Social Media Training Strategies Times change, and instructional methods change with them. One concept that instructional designers should become. familiar. new book takes a strategic look at this approach and provides the necessary background you need to get started.

6 Ways Brands Can Be More Authentic on Social Media

ProProfs

Take a Look at How These Brands Proved Their Authenticity: Here Are a Few Brands That Are Truly Authentic on Social Media-. The combination of their quality and approach to social media trends has resulted in the emergence of dedicated communities online. Brand Authenticity on Social Media. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that buyers’ behavior is today influenced by what they see on social media.

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. The early adopters of social media can be intimidating: they have thousands of followers and subscribers and seem to be posting constantly. It’s your elevator pitch in the world of social media.

The Informal Learning Bubble: Will it Burst?

Bottom-Line Performance

Connor further distinguishes between what is intentional learning and accidental learning with this helpful graphic: Notice that she categorizes “informal” and yet “intentional” learning as that which occurs via community, teaming, and playing. This intentional learning is going to come from blogs, social networks, project opportunities at work, and interactive opportunities (i.e. Social media was just starting to appear when this graphic was produced in 2004.

7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset

Learnnovators

The digital five forces – Social Media, Big Data, Mobility and Pervasive Computing, Cloud, and AI and Robotics – are disintermediating, disrupting and deconstructing the old world order. What is often happening are piecemeal and fragmented approach at attempts to use Big Data or Social Media or the affordances of the Cloud. Collaboration is the only way to make sense in a complex world and define emergent practices that work.

Brandon’s App of the Week – Courtside for iPad

Bottom-Line Performance

In case you’re not familiar with Dribbble , it’s an online community of creative types who share screenshots of the projects they are working on to obtain feedback on their designs. In addition to that, you can also see what players they are following and what shots they have specifically liked, helping to strongly define the sense of community. Apps emerging trends and technologies learning design Learning Research Mobile apps Social Learning Social Media

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Most Revolutionary Google Product Launch of the Past Month (Hint: It’s Not Google+)

Dashe & Thomson

Since its launch in beta format a month ago, Google+ has registered some significant buzz within the social learning community. Whether it turns out to be a game changer or just another useful tool in the social learning arsenal has yet to be determined, but in my opinion, it wasn’t even Google’s most revolutionary social launch that week. Social Media social learning crowdsourcing Google Informal Learning innovation social media

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Nuts and Bolts: Narrating Our Work by Jane Bozarth

Learning Solutions Magazine

Here’s a true story about physical rehab turned learning turned hobby turned community of practice turned two successful businesses, all via informal, social means. Emerging Topics Professional Development Social MediaAnd all within six months.

The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/28/2010 The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter On Twitter exists a resourceful community of e-Learning professionals. During the last 2 years I was able to exchange ideas, share thoughts, and learn from this community of practice. social learning - experimentação.

The 10 Commandments of Microblogging

E-Learning Provocateur

As microblogging solutions such as Yammer sweep across the corporate sector, a melting pot of social media veterans and newbies inevitably begins to boil. Good practice is a subjective concept, but some universal principles have emerged over the years. Of course, I’m not going to pretend that social media veterans role model these 10 Commandments like modern-day disciples. social media collaboration community corporate enterprise 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Intel Launches social media experience Open Port" (PodTech)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Theories and Models Of and For Online Learning" (First Monday) | Main | "A Win-Win Scenario: Game School Aims to Engage and Educate" (WIRED) » August 31, 2007 "Intel Launches social media experience Open Port" (PodTech) ( Link ) "Corporate Websites are losing a bit of relevance," says Bob Duffy,Intels online community strategist.

ASAE Annual 2014: An Interview with Kylee Coffman

Association eLearning

Kylee is an association leader who is passionate about building member communities, user experience, content strategy, mobile, and the impact of emerging technologies on business. I believe many associations are still struggling with the technology advances of previous years, like moving their websites to a responsive, mobile-first environment, launching social media strategies and campaigns, analyzing if they should move to the cloud, and figuring out big data.

EMEA Reporter: eLearning Creates Powerful Support Communities in Italy by Nic Laycock

Learning Solutions Magazine

Leveraging technology and social media, these clusters provide significant business-skills development to new entrepreneurs. Blended Learning Emerging Topics Instructional Design Training Strategies In Puglia (Apulia), a region of Italy with substantial economic challenges, crowd-sourced learning clusters support young companies, many in the technology sector, as they transform the historically rural economy.

Social Learning vs. Communities of Practice

Janet Clarey

When it comes to the terms “Social Learning” and “Communities of Practice”, many people in the corporate learning realm are confused, myself included. We think we know what these mean one day, and then the next day a new theory or idea emerges that turns the whole idea of each upside down and inside out. Are Social Learning and Communities of Practice different? Social Learning. Social Learning is more focused on the needs of the individual.

Brandon’s App of the Week – Courtside for iPad

Bottom-Line Performance

In case you’re not familiar with Dribbble , it’s an online community of creative types who share screenshots of the projects they are working on to obtain feedback on their designs. In addition to that, you can also see what players they are following and what shots they have specifically liked, helping to strongly define the sense of community. Apps emerging trends and technologies Learning Design Learning Research Mobile apps Social Learning Social Media

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How to Create a Dynamic Social Learning Space with High Engagement by Julian Stodd

Learning Solutions Magazine

Building a healthy social learning community takes a lot of time and effort, and it requires thoughtful strategy and implementation in four key areas. Design Strategies Emerging Topics Social Media Training StrategiesDo the job right and you enable a dynamic environment for learning—but one that you do not own. Here is some expert guidance on this somewhat paradoxical idea.

The 10 Commandments of Microblogging

E-Learning Provocateur

As microblogging solutions such as Yammer sweep across the corporate sector, a melting pot of social media veterans and newbies inevitably begins to boil. Good practice is a subjective concept, but some universal principles have emerged over the years. Of course, I’m not going to pretend that social media veterans role model these 10 Commandments like modern-day disciples. social media collaboration community corporate enterprise 2.0

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. What is the most inspiring change that you see in the strategies that are being followed in this age of Social Media Marketing (SMM) that could help e-learning? How significant is ‘sharing’ for instructional designers in this age of informal and social learning? Learnnovators: What is your vision for the learning community?

Connected pedagogy: Shared minds

Learning with 'e's

From the telegraph, through the telephone and radio and television, to 21st Century satellites, smartphones, the Internet and social media, all were designed to communicate. The entirety of the global social network we all inhabit is predominantly about sharing our minds. This can now also be achieved through video, text and other media, and we have taken this rapid technological advance for granted. 2008) Connected Minds, Emerging Cultures.

CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. What is the most inspiring change that you see in the strategies that are being followed in this age of Social Media Marketing (SMM) that could help e-learning? How significant is ‘sharing’ for instructional designers in this age of informal and social learning? Learnnovators: What is your vision for the learning community?

Less Formal Training; More Informal Social Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

Given that the average employee only spends 31 hours PER YEAR in formal training, staying current requires employees to develop skills in social learning tools and strategies. Social learning has been touted by a brave few for a long time – Jane Bozarth and Jay Cross are two big names who’ve been beating the social learning and informal learning drum for the past few years. Storify lets you create stories from a variety of social media resources.

Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training

Your Training Edge

MOOCs are different from all other forms of training in that they can enable social interaction and peer learning across entire organizations, even if those organizations have employees located around the globe. Gamifying the social aspects of a MOOC is a great way to encourage these activities. Socially (shows leaders among employees who have been at the company or taking the course for a similar amount of time).

5 Finance Companies doing captioning right

3Play Media

In addition, social media has been a game changer for how companies are communicating with customers and prospects. Social media has given financial institutions the capability to brand themselves as more than just the place to store and borrow money. Banks, like other industries, are using social video to tell new stories. In the last few years, Capital One has emerged as one of the most innovative and contemporary banks of the century.

Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training MOOCs

Your Training Edge

MOOCs are different from all other forms of training in that they can enable social interaction and peer learning across entire organizations, even if those organizations have employees located around the globe. Gamifying the social aspects of a MOOC is a great way to encourage these activities. Socially (shows leaders among employees who have been at the company or taking the course for a similar amount of time).