What did 100 blog posts bring me?

Challenge to Learn

When I started my blog in December 2009 I was curious what it would be like to blog and I wanted to improve my English (I’m still working on that). My blog now has an average of almost a 100 views per day. The fact that you have an audience makes a big difference, it turns your blog from a diary into a publication and most important: you get feedback. I use my blog to try out ideas. Writing on demand.

Why companies should consider the gamification of work

Matrix

Many companies have to deal with high employee turnover rates — and the costs that come along. The problem is that people job-hop now more than companies were used to a few years ago. Keeping these ideas in mind, what can companies do to fight low employee retention rates?

Pipes 30

Trending Sources

70-20-10 : No longer applicable to online learning – and here’s why

eLearning 24-7

They show reports from various research firms, companies and grab info off the internet – “See this verifies that it is still in play. I remember reading an article a couple of years back relating to blogs whereas people can add their own content to the blog (like a company blog) for higher social engagement. I should note that the company (I recall it was a F500), yanked the blog after seeing what was happening.

Analysts and Blogging

Janet Clarey

I write an analyst blog and contribute to a group blog for my employer, Brandon Hall Research. The blogs are on the company’s URL. I also have this blog on my own URL here. So it was interesting to read of Forrester Research’s directive to analysts using their own personally branded research blogs: take them down or re-direct them to the Forrester site. Read my analyst blog and you’ll know I am curious, innovative, and ambitious.

Emerging Technologies for Online Learning 2015 Presenter Profile – Dr. Ulanda Forbess

Visual Lounge

I teach a technical writing course, and have changed the curriculum to include writing for social media. Because one of my former students came back to me after graduation asking for help on how to build a company blog.

From Drudge to Dream: How to Change Your Job Into a Passion

Pract.us

If your company doesn’t have a mentoring program, set one up. It’s a great project to sink your teeth into, and it benefits the company as a whole. Writing? If you want to be a better writer, for instance, contribute to the company blog.

What Businesses Can Learn From Nonprofits

The Peformance Improvement

“If only not-for-profit organizations were run like for-profit companies …”, so goes the common refrain. For-profit companies have much to learn from the nonprofit sector. She writes: Everyone loves to talk about how not-for-profits need to behave more like businesses.