How To Maintain Momentum in Blogging

Experiencing eLearning

Someone asked me in last week’s eLearning Freelancer Bootcamp Q&A about how I maintain my blogging momentum. I’ve been blogging since late 2006, and I’m still publishing every week. That’s a lot of writing. Block time to write. Blogging

30 Day Brainstorm Challenge Day 2: I’m Ready to Rumble

Learning Rebels

The nail was then driven home when I started to write this Day 2 post, I had an idea that I wanted to expand upon and I had written it down this morning; but damned if I could find it. and using these techniques I’m able to access and review my notes – from there they become blog posts, other resources or stored in Evernote. Ideas that would make great blog posts, session presentations, virtual courses, ideas for my website or Facebook page.


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Dissection: What's a PLN?

E-Learning Acupuncture

Personal Learning Network. I use this to aggregage RRS feeds for my favourite blogs and news feeds. Facebook. Facebook is my secondary email client and a great way to keep tabs on what my colleagues are doing. An instant messenger client that aggregates all my instant messenger accounts into a one-stop-shop for MSN, GTalk, YahooMessenger, (even facebook chat), etc. Delicious social bookmarking. Evernote. Have you heard this term - PLN?

Who even takes notes anymore … #OpenBlog19

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Over time, and reliance on email and digital communications, my writing has got worse and deteriorated to the point I wanted to try something different, something that might make/help me make meaningful notes. In one instance the narrative we we’re supposed to write down (and be checked on later) came so thick and fast there was barely any time to even hear the words and meanings, just enough time to keep up and get the words down.

Five Tips From Stacey Harmon for Integrating Snagit into the Getting Things Done Framework

TechSmith Camtasia

Because of it, she’s able to stay organized and on top of things, even while running a business, flying across the country to give presentations, and writing books — all the while maintaining her other interests. Fortunately, she found an alternative with the help of Facebook marketing guru, Mari Smith : After installing the trial, it was smooth sailing. For example, a client asked me “How do I delete a notebook in Evernote?”

What’s in My Conference Bag? ATD ICE 2018

Learning Rebels

Back in 2014, David Kelley interviewed me for the (then) upcoming Dev Learn Conference sponsored by the Elearning Guild, he was writing a series on what people bring to the conference with them. Why this matters to you – keeping your notes on Evernote, OneNote or Google docs allows you to share your notes in the moment. How cool would lit be for you to writing notes and your team asks questions in the moment. Search my network to find out who is going to be there and when.

10 Things the Motorola Xoom does Better than the iPad

mLearning Revolution

For the last 3 weeks, I have been Tweeting and Blogging about my experience with the new Motorola Xoom Tablet, which is the very first Tablet sporting Android 3.0, I now also have widgets for trending Apps in the Android Market, for all three of my emails accounts, for Google Books, YouTube videos, Facebook updates, Twitter mentions and Browser bookmarks. In general, sharing content with your Social Graph is much easier and more thorough on the Xoom than on the iPad.

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30 Day Brainstorm Challenge – Day 16: The Blank Page

Learning Rebels

Not organized enough for video, not concrete enough to write out. As with any brainstorming exercise I begin, it all starts with post-it notes (I swear, they need to start paying me!) – writing down the thoughts that have stuck with me today. All of these questions, pop into my mind while I’m sketching out ideas for any type of content I write. It’s tougher to throw away an idea when it’s typed into Word or Evernote.

My Learning Tools

ID Reflections

This set me thinking about how I manage my personal knowledge and from there it led to the tools I use to do in this networked world. Amplify bridges the gap that micro-blogging seems to have created in the blogosphere with people sharing links to great posts and maybe a few words on Twitter. The way Amplify works, one has to dig a bit deeper…probably a move toward sharing more thoughtfully… Blog : As Harold Jarche has said, my blog is where I hammer out my ideas.

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My First 10 Screenr Video Tips and how other Screencasters use the Service

mLearning Revolution

One great thing about Blogging is the comments you get from other people who also use the tools you blog about. I also find it helpful for writing tutorials. I like to begin with Screenr and then write the tutorial. That process really helps me write actionable steps without a lot of extra commentary. How to Embed interactive, clickable and live Tweets in your Blog post vs. static screenshots. daily in your Blog.

Need YouTube Video Ideas? Where You Need to Look for Inspiration

TechSmith Camtasia

Here’s an example post extolling the virtues of LinkedIn. I also like doing topic research in various Facebook Groups. Here’s an example post from the Tube Ritual Facebook Group that has 239 ideas so far: 4. For example, you can do a poll/survey inside social media ( e.g. poll in a Facebook group), in your videos – just by asking people to leave a comment, and in webinars. So always write down your ideas – big or small – immediately.

Using iPads to Support Training Delivery

Integrated Learnings

They either e-mailed it to their own e-mail addresses or moved it over to an app such as Evernote to e-mail, if their own e-mail is not available on the iPad. Taking advantage of linking directly to the internet for research – Using the iPads for delivery allowed us to write some great activities that involved researching on the internet and directly linking to websites right from the iPad workbook. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed.

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10 Things I Love about

mLearning Revolution

More on this in the eBook I’m writing on what I learned at Adobe. Screenr is a completely free, web-based technology that allows anyone to sign in with their Twitter or Facebook account and record anything on your screen for up to 5 minutes. I have even created a category on my Evernote account, where I send myself emails every time I have an new idea for a Screenr. Screenr uses Twitter or Facebook to sign in. Excellent for Informal and Social Learning.

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

The art of Twitter , October 11, 2010 Learning how to use Twitter as a tool to develop your personal learning network is not always simple, and as with any other social networking tools, there is an unwritten protocol. This presentation came about while following PLENK , a big online course on Personal Learning Environments, Networking and Knowledge. Having said that, social media has its dark sides , too. Network Learning. EverNote).

What’s in Your Technology-Enabled Learning Toolbox?

Your Training Edge

This blog will explore more than 60 tools and technologies for successfully implementing each of these elements in your technology-enabled training program. The first step in writing learning objectives for online training is to identify what type of course it is. As Tom Kuhlmann wrote on The Rapid E-Learning Blog, online courses usually fall into one of two categories : information or performance. Delicious , Pinboard — social bookmarking. Blogs.

RIP Old LMS… Say Hello to the Next-Gen LMS


Hence, the write-up! . Besides, it should support social platforms, while having the gamification elements, robust multi-tenant infrastructure, blended learning mode and the ability to cater to digital learner of today on their choice of devices… i.e. it should support mobile learning. Social Learning. It is seen that a majority of everyday learning happens informally, i.e. socially vs. while sitting in a classroom. Is your current LMS giving you nightmares?

Tips (and Inspiration!) to Simplify Your Life


This blog post is an aggregate of the tools and strategies people use in their daily lives to simplify home or work, or any combination of the two! And I also write my To Do list for tomorrow with my top priorities for the day. Kelly Meeker, via LinkedIn. It ties me in to my Reminders, to my gmail calendar(s), to LinkedIn (so their public profile can be linked to my appointments), and to Evernote so I can add more information and keep it stored in the Cloud.

Disruptive Technologies and the Future of Learning & Development

Convergence Training

Download our FREE Guide to Writing Learning Objectives. There are gamification platforms, LMSs that specialize in microlearning, LMSs that specialize in collaboration and social learning, LMSs that specialize in safety training, there are also industry-specific LMSs out there, right? As you know, there are many new technologies available now or coming soon that may influence learning and development in different ways.

How to Start an Online Coaching Business with Software Entrepreneur Coach Dan Martell Creator of SaaS Academy


If you’re interested in learning more about Dan and everything he’s got going on with SaaS Academy and his other programs, you can check out his YouTube channel with his great podcast Escape Velocity , Instagram content for behind the scenes on his life, TikTok for business, and Facebook for family and personal stuff. And he just says to me, he’s like, “Have you ever thought of writing a book. But if somebody sends me a Facebook message, I don’t reply there.