7 Social Media Manager Tips To Stay Focused And Productive

mysimpleshow

Many people glamourize the notion of being a Social Media Manager. The idea of being on social media all day, usually in the comfort of one’s own home or on the road, is very appealing to many people. The following is a list of the most effective ones.

My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

I noticed that I use more and more social media tools and different tools to communicate. Blogs, writing and reading. I know that blogs are not as hot anymore as they were 10 years ago, but for me they are still very important. I write this blog and I read lot’s of them. Here are some of the tools I use: I write this blog in WordPress. Easy to use and very effective. Following other blogs is much more difficult.

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Blog Book Tour: Social Media for Trainers--stop #9

ID Reflections

#SoMe for Trainers: Beating the Forgetting Curve This is the 9th stop of the Blog Book Tour for Jane Bozarth's new book, S ocial Media for Trainers. With her focus on the main tools that have grabbed “global imagination” namely, Twitter, Facebook, Blogs and Wikis, Jane Bozarth writes a lucid, eminently readable account of what technology has to offer in terms of Social Media tools and their position in the sphere of learning.

Social Media for Trainers: Filled with Great Ideas and Techniques

Kapp Notes

So this is wild for me, first time I am a tour stop on a blog book tour! I've been an author on blog book tours but now I get to be a stop on a tour and I couldn't be happier to be a stop for my friend and prolific author, Jane Bozarth. Social Media for Trainers is a great book for understanding the ways to leverage social media to extend training beyond the traditional four walls. And Kudos to Jane for writing at the edge of technology.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Fosway Group (2017), ’Fosway 9 – Grid Authoring Systems’ Share Stories with Screen Recording1 1 11Index: Table of contents gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. the chance to write their answer in a text box.

Social media and reflection: marriage or divorce?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Social media in organisations has been a difficult topic and sometimes bothers me. When I am invited to do introductory sessions in organisations, I feel like I'm converting people to use MORE social media, whereas I don't believe it is a matter of using as many social media as possible. I do believe however in finding an optimal use of social media to support individual and collective learning and innovation.

Freinet and social media

Learning with 'e's

When I wrote Blogging with Freire , I was speculating on what that great Brazilian educator and theorist might have made of educational blogging - a concept he never knew, because he died before the Internet and social media came in to common use. If he had seen them, what might Freinet have made of digital technology, and what would he have said about social media in education? Learning by asking questions is not only fun, it''s effective.

Social Media for Trainers: Filled with Great Ideas and Techniques

Kapp Notes

So this is wild for me, first time I am a tour stop on a blog book tour! I've been an author on blog book tours but now I get to be a stop on a tour and I couldn't be happier to be a stop for my friend and prolific author, Jane Bozarth. Social Media for Trainers is a great book for understanding the ways to leverage social media to extend training beyond the traditional four walls. And Kudos to Jane for writing at the edge of technology.

A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Take Your Social Media Strategy to the Next Level

mysimpleshow

Can you name a brand, product, or service that has zero presence on social media? Most brands you know have already built some kind of presence on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and other social sites. How many blog posts and social media posts will you share?

#40years of educational technology: Social media

Learning with 'e's

By 2006 several social networking sites were enjoying surges in popularity, including MySpace, Bebo and of course, Facebook. Other tools such as wikis, blogs and podcasts also began to be used in education, at first tentatively, and then as embedded features in various programmes of study. Social media lend themselves naturally to support learning through discussions, collaboration and sharing.

Be a Social Media Copycat to Engage Your Learners

Trivantis

Get ready to be a copycat today—because we have 6 social media strategies that you can copy to get your learners engaged in your online training course! Here’s how to effectively add images in your course: How to Choose the Best Images for Your. Social media is engaging because it allows people to respond to what they see. This post can help: 10 Tips to Writing Better Quiz Questions.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? So here are descriptions of ten applications representing different social media technologies that promote learning. Key features include recording through a microphone or mixer, digitizing recordings from tapes, audio editing, importing and exporting audio files, effects and quality adjustments. Category: Blogs. Category: Social Networking Platform.

Social Media, Social Learning, & Curation: Resources Shared at #eACH2015

David Kelly

I had the pleasure of leading a workshop as part of the 2015 eACH Conference exploring Social Media, Social Learning, and Curation for Learning Professionals. This blog post is being set up a follow-up resource for those that attended the session. It may also serve as a resource for anyone that wants to learn more about social media and social learning. Specifically Mentioned Social Media Resources. Project (The 23 Things blog).

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. Now I have my business in one place and my blog in another, which splits my online identity. Writing.

Using Social media to promote your courses or events

Arlo Training & Events Software

Nearly every business is using social media to promote their offerings and connect with customers. Social media is an effective means of closely communicating with your followers in a less formal environment. Social media isn’t a new concept, but for many training and event providers the practical outworking of social media marketing may in fact be a new thing. Marketo wrote about Godin on their blog.

5 Corporate Training Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Your Training Edge

Grebow writes: “There is no point in focusing on just-in-case learning when the business case for the learning has not been made. There are two major factors necessary for effective business-centric learning. Research has shown that more than 80% of learning takes place visually and that a combination of video and audio demonstrations are effective ways to learn tasks. More social media.

Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs

Experiencing eLearning

Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists. Design for Learning is written by Natalie Laderas-Kilkenny, a former coworker of mine who blogs on education and technology. Tracy Hamilton writes Discovery through eLearning.

Grow Your Negotiating Capabilities Using eLearning

Your Training Edge

For many years, traditional learning has been an effective training tool. However, thanks to technology, new methods of learning, which have proven to be more effective or cost less, are now available. Simulate Negotiations to Develop Effectiveness and Confidence. The negotiation simulator method is a simple and effective way to enhance your negotiating learning process and negotiation skills. Use Social Media and Online Resources.

Top 5 tips to gain buy in for learning with social media

Saffron Interactive

We’ve all have heard stories or witnessed some of the powers of social media, so why not apply some of these success stories by embracing these technologies and embedding them to your learning strategy. Ask yourself what your learning and development goals and objectives are for engaging in social media. Write a blog, post on a Wiki…start with the simple things. . There are still reservations surrounding social media.

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.

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “Emerging Technologies for the Classroom”

Adobe Captivate

I’ve since started writing chapter summaries (here is the last article ) so people can “preview” some of the great books out there and hopefully end up reading them! Chapter 9: “ Like, Comment, Share: Collaboration and Civic Engagement Within Social Network Sites ,” by Greenhow and Lee, in Emerging Technologies for the Classroom: A Learning Sciences Perspective. Social media practices can facilitate new forms of collaborative knowledge construction.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

He frequently shares about accessible elearning development through our Learning Dispatch blog and newsletter. How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Designers and developers are focused, in other words, on making sure that they create effective digital content. And, really, creating effective digital content is what digital accessibility is all about.

2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging

Jane Hart

Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact Happy Christmas!   Here are 5 key themes in my reflective blogging this year.   Here I highlighted the fact that social media was beginning to have a big impact on  workplace learning.   Many organisations still view social media tools as "trivial" and "time-wasting" with no place in business and ban access to many of them.

Are Podcasts a Healthy Way to Take over today’s Media Consumption Trends?

Learnloft

Understanding All About Media. Perhaps, media is one of such aspects of today without which an individual or a group might find sustainability and growth a significant challenge. Media can be used in numerous ways, inclusive of the following: Communication Purposes.

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Tips for Adding Visuals to Your Social Media

TechSmith Camtasia

One of the most popular ways to use video, however, is on social media — especially Facebook. But what does it take to be successful with social media videos? Facebook is the king of all social media platforms. The Social Media Video Experimental Campaign. Because of this, at TechSmith, we recently made a decision to start using video more on our social media channels. How to Post Animated GIFs on Social Media Networks.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Designers and developers are focused, in other words, on making sure that they create effective digital content. And, really, creating effective digital content is what digital accessibility is all about. In other words, it’s about creating an effective website. For more on this topic, see Grove’s blog posts on accessibility business case arguments ).

Top 10 Effective Time Management Tactics

Your Training Edge

Therefore, effective time management is a must. The following are the top 10 effective time management tactics you can employ to maintain a balanced lifestyle while you study. Do not submit to the urge to use your mobile phone, sending SMS, and social networking. It takes a lot of time to do academic work, i.e., to research, take notes, write reports, and complete assignments.

#BIN2012: 5 Reasons Your eLearning Content Needs Better Visuals

Bottom-Line Performance

They are creative, verbose, and effective with language. It’s effective. You can’t expect to write a pretty sentence or paragraph and get your point across. Not when we are surrounded with ever louder, more vibrant media. The writing still comes first. I had the pleasure of attending my first Blog Indiana conference last week, a gathering of bloggers, social media pros, and marketers in Indianapolis.

#BIN2012: 5 Reasons Your eLearning Content Needs Better Visuals

Bottom-Line Performance

They are creative, verbose, and effective with language. It’s effective. You can’t expect to write a pretty sentence or paragraph and get your point across. Not when we are surrounded with ever louder, more vibrant media. The writing still comes first. I had the pleasure of attending my first Blog Indiana conference last week, a gathering of bloggers, social media pros, and marketers in Indianapolis.

On the MOOC Horizon: Tin Can API

Your Training Edge

Over the course of the past year on this blog, I’ve described several ways MOOCs are already changing training and development. These digital learning environments and the technology-enabled learning tools that power them are making training more engaging, more relevant, and as a result, more effective. Now we can determine the effectiveness of our training programs and measure ROI.”.

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Content SEO: Writing for Your Audience

KnowledgeCity

This short attention span means that as blog writers working for optimal content SEO, you must craft your writing to grab the reader’s attention immediately. This approach is hardly a new one, but many businesses struggle with understanding who they are writing blogs for. Write to Be Seen. Without a proper SEO content marketing strategy, you may as well be writing blogs, printing them out, and posting them to your company fridge.

How to Effectively Sell Your Online Courses Using Email Marketing

learnWorlds

Email marketing is 40x times more effective at acquiring new customers than social media marketing – Facebook and Twitter ( McKinsey , 2014). 5 Email Marketing Metrics: How to Evaluate and Use Them Effectively. 7 Email Writing: How to Write Better Email Content.

What I’m Working On

Nick Leffler

Picking up a 2nd blog and trying to keep that up weekly has given me a bit more to think about, and some gear switching to do. I have plans to create another course on getting started blogging with WordPress.com. The reason it looks very different now is that I rebranded it into another platform for me to blog, this time on WordPress and using it to promote yourself for your career. Expanding with Social Consultant. Life ebbs and flows, that seems to be how it goes.

Creating Great Forms, Lip-Synching for Animation, and Writing Attention-Grabbing Intros: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ll take the best articles shared by our Learning Services, Multimedia, and Product Development teams in their weekly meetings and include them in the weekly #BLPLearn blog. Our goal is to make the weekly #BLPLearn blog a dependable source for quality, curated L&D content. What do you know about lip syncing After Effects animated characters with phonemes? In After Effects, this technique can be done in many ways, some more efficient than others.

Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

TechSmith Camtasia

Writing a blog post is often time consuming and a lot of effort goes into research, writing, and editing. Since you’re already writing the post –why not also make a blog video? A vlog is a blog that is primarily delivered in video format. For our purposes, when we say blog video , we’re talking about a video summary of a blog post. You can use your blog video on social media to promote the post and drive traffic to the blog post.

How to Monetize a Blog: 12 Ways Used by Successful Bloggers

learnWorlds

Looking for ways to monetize your blog? Here’s a list of 12 ways to help you with your blog monetization strategy. 3 Way #3: Turn Your Blog Into a Membership Site. This should help drive traffic to your new blog on a daily basis. Blogging is a type of art in itself.

5 Great Tips to Write Engaging Quiz Questions for Marketing

ProProfs

On July 7, 2014, a food blog shared a quiz called “Which cake are you?” on social media. So, the first thing that you need to take care of when deciding on how to write a quiz should be the quality of the questions. Unlike other forms of content like blogs & videos, where you address a broad audience all at one, quiz questions and answers provide a one-to-one medium to communicate with your audience. Read More:- 6 Ways to Effectively Use a Marketing Quiz.

Motivation is More Important Than Information

Association eLearning

I can write on it with chalk, erase it, and use it again. In cases like these, introducing awards and recognition programs, or even consequences for non-compliance, can be more effective than a webinar or self-paced course. I’ve considered writing something new on that “blackboard” several times. I inherited a “blackboard” poster from a friend. But I don’t. It still says the same thing it did the day I received it: “Knowing What To Do. ≠. Doing It.

The Democratization of Learning

Dashe & Thomson

The underlying principle behind social or informal learning is that we do most of our learning during spur-of-the-moment, collaborative activities. If I want to learn the effectiveness of my online marketing efforts at a tactical level (Which blog posts have generated the most traffic? How big is our social media presence? Which social media tools do our customers like using most?), I use social media analytics.

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The Angry Birds Community: Social Learning Utopia?

Dashe & Thomson

Angry Birds – the game – can certainly be used as a model for eLearning; it has all the attributes that make for effective game-based learning: immediate rewards and feedback, increasingly challenging tasks, focus on action and decision-making. Of course, actually creating effective eLearning with the same level of fun and excitement as Angry Birds would be a tall order, but it’s a worthy goal. I’m not sure what it is about Angry Birds that made it so popular, but it works for me.