Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis

Tony Karrer

Adler's recent article - Minds on Fire: Open Education, the Long Tail, and Learning 2.0 talks about the implications of the Long Tail on Education. Background If you are not familiar with the concept of the Long Tail, head over to take a look at the Long Tail article on Wikipedia. You can also look at getAbstract 's - Abstract on Anderson's The Long Tail. It's a crisis born of the Long Tail and the Attention Economy.

Online Communication, Learning, Long Tail, & Change

Big Dog, Little Dog

Find out about an important piece of engineering history. Good News, Bad News about Facebook Application Market: Long Tail Rules - O'Reilly. If you are interested in Chris Anderson's the Long Tail , be sure to read the comments in the article. Online communication is not second best - Clive on Learning.


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9 On-page SEO Tips for Getting Noticed

Hurix Digital

How long will it last once applied? Keywords are the building blocks of SEO and a fundamental part of how search engines work. Search engines match the keywords entered in the search with the keywords appearing on thousands of pages. If possible, use the primary keyword at the start of the title and use modifiers to possibly capture long tailed keywords. Search engines use these tags as markers to identify the important content on your page.

The power-law distribution (and you)


names that refer to its different aspects and characteristics: power law, long tail, 80/20 rule, the Pareto principle, etc. The Pareto principle, or 80/20 rule as is also known, is something that comes up a lot in software development and engineering, and it also applies to building an e-learning course: 20% of the work will get you 80% of the way there, the rest is sweating the details and adding polish.

6 great tools to help determine the title of your next course

Superb Learning

AnswerThePublic taps into autocomplete data from search engines like Google then uses it to build useful phrases that revolve around your chosen keyword. Simply type in a keyword and Ubersuggest will give you long-tail versions of the term and the volume of searches.

Tips On How To Work With SEO Strategy In 2021?


Your search engine updates should favor the user-friendly content and help them find the material they are looking for without any hardship. There are three types of keywords for SEO : generic, long tail, and broad match.

Tools and Tips for Transcribing Videos Faster and Easier

TechSmith Camtasia

Here are just a few of them: Transcripts are easily indexable by search engines, increasing your opportunities to rank for long-tail keywords. The downside of transcribing videos yourself is that it can be a long and tedious process, cutting into time that might otherwise be spent creating. Audio transcription – the process of converting recorded speech into text – isn’t the most glamorous topic. But there are many good reasons for transcribing videos.

7 best practices to create corporate training video content


Reading Time: 6 minutes Do you know which is the second largest search engine after Google in 2018? 3 Short or Long? So, whether to keep your video content short or long in length is a decision you must take keeping your target customers in mind. Position yourself as an aspiring learner who has just typed a long tail keyword searching for a specific answer, and ask the question “why should I watch this particular video in answer to my question?”

Drive Traffic To Your eCourse Website: Volume Counts With Content Creation

Academy of Mine

Search engines favor quality content. If users are engaging and spending time on the pages you create, Google and other search engines see those engagement metrics as a “signal” that helps indicate to them that web searchers value the content you’ve created, which in turn will likely push you up in organic search rankings over time. From a volume standpoint that might allow you to compete in the search engines.

Squeezed from above and below

Clive on Learning

Except for a very select few at the very top of these professions, having a strong intellect or artistic talent has never been a guarantee of a healthy income: For just a moment in time there was the dream that the internet, with its ability to cross international boundaries and to reach out to the long tail, would herald a new age of opportunity for thinkers and creatives, not just to reach new audiences but to share in the wealth. The search engines, social networks and web 2.0

Artificial Intelligence Comes to Learning

CLO Magazine

The concept of the long tail most saliently reflected at Amazon means that any content, however niche, can find its ideal audience as long as the engine cataloging it and powering its discovery is up to the task. That it emphasizes efficiency and engagement as well as short-term and long-term goals? Artificial intelligence, an area of computer science concerned with the ability of machines to simulate human intelligence, is swiftly remaking the world of work.

Thinking, Instructional Design, PWLE, Manufacturing, & Google

Big Dog, Little Dog

Another web idea dismantled by Keen is the concept of the "long tail" - the slow but gradual accumulation of sales by niche products such as books that could never have commanded shelf space in shops but can wait for buyers to find them on Amazon. Google Keeps Tweaking Its Search Engine - New York Times. Thinking is so over - Times Online.


How to Build an Internet Company Teaching English to Spanish Speakers Online with Marcus Carter


Cut a long story short, met my wife and the rest is history as far as living in Spain is concerned. I don’t really pronounce the N or the T, is just that long A that I use that a native speaker will understand and say that I cannot play tennis.

How Course Creators Can Improve Their Affiliate Marketing Programs with Dustin Howes


Dustin is an expert in developing strong affiliate programs, and he has worked with companies like WP Engine to build affiliate armies. Dustin started out working for an agency that worked with WP Engine. But once that agency shut down, he took a position as the affiliate manager for WP Engine. That’s really good point and you have a background at WP Engine you helped with their affiliate program. Our company as an affiliate for WP Engine.

Internet culture

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

The long tail : When it comes to learning opportunities, small businesses, esoteric specialists and fast-moving teams traditionally have been short-changed. Google figures a superlative engineer creates 200 times as much value as his middle-tier peer. Chief Learning Officer magazine , Effectiveness, April 2009. by Jay Cross. The Internet is so pervasive that Internet values are blowing back into real life.

Online Course Promotion: How Long Does it Take? A 6 Month Case Study

Academy of Mine

How long will it take you to get there? For eCourse vendors with patience and tenacity to follow through on their project, the unknown elements and the challenge of doing it make your life easier in the long run since you’ll be one of the brave few to give it a shot. The chart above is testament to benefits of having a solid long term vision for your eCourse company. Promoting an online course takes a lot of time. First, there is the building of the course.

Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

The Mobile Learning Engine (MLE) for Moodle , May 18, 2009. With all that is going on in terms of long tail learning and the business of learning , not to mention social and informal learning, there’s no surprise that there’s a lot of discussion around changes in design and instructional design as well as lots of discussion about new roles in this new world. Long live ADDIE!

How Course Creators Get Leads Through Content and Scale Revenue Through Smart Promotions with Marketing Professional Daniel Daines-Hutt


In this episode Daniel shares his strategies for creating his long form content, and some best practices you may want to try out to improve your production strategies. I’m joined by a special guest who I have known for quite a long time, Daniel Daines-Hutt from down under. It’s been too long. They can make videos and write all day long, they’re just not sure how to do it. I did engineering, I understand numbers, but I also understand people.

How to Grow Your Email List with an Email Challenge and SEO Course Case Study with Brendan Hufford


After finding that he loved answering people’s SEO questions in Slack, Brendan ended up creating an online course where he put together everything he could to help people get off the ground with their SEO and start ranking well on search engines. The best content ranks for thousands of long tail keywords. Brendan Hufford: I had been following Peter for a long time.