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Social networking is king

E-Learning Provocateur

Another principle that resonated with me was, in my own words: Social networking is king. Social networking has been around since the dawn of time. However, the exponential growth of online platforms such as Facebook and Twitter has taken it to a whole new stratosphere. Everyone knows the stats … Facebook has more than 200 million active users, equivalent to being the 5th largest country in the world.

Facebook for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/07/2010 Facebook for e-Learning Facebook objective is " to help you connect and share with the people in your life ". At the same time, Facebook is one of the fastest growing social networks that helps people communicate efficiently with their friends, families, coworkers, and classmates.

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TCC08: Creating and Teaching a College-Level Undergraduate Course in Social Networking

Experiencing eLearning

Developed a course on social networking for business. Use online library databases to research social networking. Provided a bunch of stats on social networking usage–I’m not taking notes on all that). Many businesses consider time on social networking sites wasted, but not all. Wachovia is testing social networking for sharing information and developing community within the community. LinkedIn.

Quick Review of Izzui – The Facebook LMS

LearnDash

Facebook is being used for a whole lot more than comments and pictures these days. Not too long ago, an ambitious Facebook app called Izzui came about with the goal of allowing people the opportunity to create and sell training on the world’s most popular social networking platform. Naturally, Izzui cannot shake the Facebook branding, so it loses a bit of identity. I decided to take one of the free courses (How to Tie-a-Tie) offered on the site.

How I use social media professionally

Challenge to Learn

Recently a company ask me to to give them an introduction in the usage of social media, by explaining to them how I use it. I actively started using LinkedIn (my first social media site) in 2004. I started out very careful only connecting to people I knew really well, later I discovered that there is a value for looser a network as long as it is focused on a certain industry. This weekend I read an old but interesting post on LinkedIn strategies.

CCK08: Facebook for Academics

E-Learning Acupuncture

Probably the simplest way I can describe it is to call it "Facebook for Academics." Once you add yourself to the respective tree branch, you can select your research interests, display a photo and post a professional profile which includes aspects such as articles published, books authored, CV, important websites, contacts, courses you are teaching, etc. This social networking site is a great way to connect with other faculty members at other institutions working on similar topics.

The Ultimate Facebook Guide for eLearning Professionals: 16 Golden Tips to Follow

Trivantis

Facebook may be perceived as a distraction for online learning audiences. In this article, I’ll share a Facebook guide for eLearning professionals explaining why Facebook is such a powerful eLearning tool. You can also find 6 invaluable tips on how to use Facebook for eLearning, as well as 10 additional tips on how to run successful Facebook groups. The Ultimate Facebook Guide for eLearning Professionals. Why Facebook Is Such a Powerful eLearning Tool.

Introducing Our New Website

Allego

We’re excited to announce the launch of our revamped site. From the headline on our new home page to the real-world proof of Allego in action, our site is designed to help you envision your own success. Allego was made for this moment, and our new site makes this abundantly clear.

5 News Sites Doing Captioning Right

3Play Media

The rise of social media apps like Facebook, Instagram, and SnapChat, has proven the success of video content. In fact, 85% of Facebook video is watched with the sound off. In response to this finding, platforms like Facebook and Instagram have begun auto-playing videos on silent, causing many marketers to reconsider adding captions. Adding captions to video is especially important for news sites because it’s the information that matters most.

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How to Create a Facebook Personality Quiz

ProProfs

Recently, a number of engaging quizzes have stirred up Facebook. Quizzes on popular TV shows such as Game of Thrones and Harry Potter are some of the most popular facebook quizzes that are smashing traffic records. They are generating more Facebook comment threads than any viral posts in the site’s history. Recently, I found my cousin took a personality quiz on Facebook to find out which kind of burger she was. Steps to Create a Facebook Personality Quiz.

Which Social Media Website Do Digitals Prefer Most and Why?

Your Training Edge

Nothing has ever defined the true potential of technology and digital media better than Social Media. From family to business, social media has touched every single corner of our lives. No wonder a big part of the credit for social media’s popularity goes to the digitals. They don’t just use it for the sake of it; they utilize its true potential to make our lives better in some way and for them social media turned out to be a genie in a bottle. Facebook.

5 News Sites Doing Captioning Right

3Play Media

The rise of social media apps like Facebook, Instagram, and SnapChat, has proven the success of video content. In fact, 85% of Facebook video is watched with the sound off. In order to survive in modern day journalism, news outlets must keep up with the trends.

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Facebook: why data privacy matters

Interactive Services

In the midst of posting your name, pictures, and background on social media sites, did you ever consider who your information reaches, beyond your family and friends? Just last week I posted a picture on my Facebook account. Since this is the type of content I am regularly posting on Facebook, it’s silly to think that if I was hacked, a hacker could have anything to gain from a picture of a young boy and his dog.

Thumbs up: Integrating eFrontPro with Facebook

eFront

In this post we’ll have a look at yet another authentication option — integrating eFrontPro with Facebook, so that you can have your users log in through their Facebook accounts. Facebook you say? Whether one personally likes the service or not, there’s no arguing that Facebook is the world’s most popular social media platform. Getting your Facebook on. Configuring eFrontPro for Facebook authentication is quite easy to achieve.

Jeff Cobb’s New State of Association eLearning Report

Web Courseworks

As the explosion of social networking takes hold of the internet and the dynamics of information sources change, learning has taken on a new trend of being increasingly learner-centric. Mobile and personal computing technology combined with the ability to share information easily across a common platform such as Facebook, YouTube and blogs has provided a veritable gold mine of data. Professional Development social networking YouTube

Helping People Launch WordPress Membership Sites with Andriy Haydash

LifterLMS

Helping people launch WordPress membership sites with Andriy Haydash is the topic of this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Andriy is a WordPress consultant specializing in membership websites, online courses, and learning management systems. I have a Facebook group.

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Thumbs up: Integrating eFrontPro with Facebook

eFront

In this post we’ll have a look at yet another authentication option — integrating eFrontPro with Facebook, so that you can have your users log in through their Facebook accounts. Facebook you say? Whether one personally likes the service or not, there’s no arguing that Facebook is the world’s most popular social media platform. Getting your Facebook on. Configuring eFrontPro for Facebook authentication is quite easy to achieve.

Facebook in the dock

Learning with e's

Well, the dock is getting a little crowded, because now I hear that FaceBook is in trouble too. It's been reported on the BBC News that the social networking website has had 6 major British companies withdraw their advertising from its site. They don't want to be associated with a Neo-Nazi political organisation (I am not even going to mention their name) that FaceBook has allowed to advertise on the site.

5 Places You Can Distribute Your Video To Get Maximum Traction On Your Website

mysimpleshow

It’s a powerful way to generate maximum traction to your site too. Not only do you land directly in their inbox (so there’s no chance of getting lost on their various social feeds), but you also open up a two-way dialogue that builds trust. Consumers crave video content.

How to Sell Online Courses from your own website – You Should Know

Pinlearn

I was great at networking. And guess what, I worked on creating my portfolio of courses, designed a website, crafted a marketing and brand strategy, and made money. I’m writing this article to tell you that it’s a good business proposition to sell online courses from your own website. Facebook Groups, Forums and Niche Communities. Step #3: Create your own Website. Now, the next step is to create your own website. CDN stands for Content Delivery Network.

How To Sell Online Courses From Your Own Website

Pinlearn

Considering the best way to sell online courses , you can either create and sell online courses from your own website or leverage a self-hosted LMS solution or use third-party marketplaces like Udemy, Coursera, etc. . Build A Social Media Presence. Tips To Promote Through Social Media.

How to Start an Online Fitness Website (5-Step Process)

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

And, websites like Fitfatherproject or Gaia make for great examples. So, if you’re someone who’s looking to start an online fitness website, LearnDash LMS stands as a golden opportunity to do so without heavy investments. Step 1: Get the look and vibe of your fitness website on point.

How to Build WordPress LMS Websites for Schools, Camps, Enrichment Programs, and Nonprofits with Tara Claeys

LifterLMS

Learn how to build WordPress LMS websites for schools, camps, enrichment programs, and nonprofits with Tara Claeys in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett from LifterLMS. She built a website for her business, and that was in about 2010.

How to Combine Donations with Your LMS Website With Devin Walker from GiveWP

LifterLMS

Learn how to combine donations with your LMS website with Devin Walker from GiveWP in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett from LifterLMS. Devin shares some tips for collecting donations and some strategies you can use to get donations through your website.

How You Can Build WordPress LMS Websites as a Service with WaaS Entrepreneur Michael Short

LifterLMS

Learn about how you can build WordPress LMS websites as a service with WaaS entrepreneur Michael Short in this episode of LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Michael’s products are focused around somewhat of an offshoot of SaaS called WaaS, meaning Website as a Service.

Angela Brown’s Recurring Revenue Niche Membership Site Journey and Success Story

LifterLMS

Learn about Angela Brown’s recurring revenue niche membership site journey and success story in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. And it’s a really frightening place to be when you have no internet skills, and you have no social media skills.

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Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/24/2010 Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning As an e-Learning developer I had to invest a lot of time to find images for my e-Learning projects. As a result, I had to do a research and find the best FREE stock photo sites. SXC (stock.xhng) The SXC is a website providing free-to use stock photography and illustrations. I just saw your website.

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TechSmith Around the Web - Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and More.

TechSmith Camtasia

If you're reading this blog, I'm going to go out on a limb and guess that at some point you have visited TechSmith's website. :-) That's great, but did you know that we're also active on a lot of other communities beyond TechSmith's own website? Feel free to check us out on a variety of other sites like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Flickr. And, if you know of other sites or communities that would be useful for TechSmith to explore, please let me know.

Creating a LearnDash Website Video Walkthrough

LearnDash

Creating an online course website with LearnDash and WordPress has never been so simple… Here’s how to do it! If you are looking for a comprehensive tutorial on creating an online course website with WordPress, then you have come to the right place. If you are interested in all things WordPress, then check out his YouTube channel which has well over 100,000 subscribers and his very helpful Facebook Group that includes tens of thousands of members.

How to Build a Beautifully Designed Training Based Membership Website with WordPress with Melissa Love from the Marketing Fix

LifterLMS

Learn how to build a beautifully designed training based membership website with WordPress with Melissa Love from the Marketing Fix in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. And then she will get into the browser and build out the site from there.

Ten more tips for a popular website

Saffron Interactive

In April we published our top ten tips for building a learning website in a reasonable timeframe and on a reasonable budget. Well, since then it seems like everyone at Saffron has been hard at work on website building (and not just ‘reasonable’ ones either!), This time we share some of the secret sauce that goes into a flamin’ hot website so good your audience will want to eat it up! When formatting the text on your site stick to using “clean” HTML.

How Membership Site Owners Can Go Beyond the Simple Contact Form to Unlock Incredible Powers with Zack Katz of GravityView

LifterLMS

In this LMScast episode, learn how membership site owners can go beyond the simple contact form to unlock incredible powers with Zack Katz of GravityView. GravityView is a tool that allows you to display Gravity Forms submissions on the front end of your WordPress website.

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5 News Sites Doing Captioning Right

3Play Media

The rise of social media apps like Facebook, Instagram, and SnapChat, has proven the success of video content. In fact, 85% of Facebook video is watched with the sound off. In response to this finding, platforms like Facebook and Instagram have begun auto-playing videos on silent, causing many marketers to reconsider adding captions. Adding captions to video is especially important for news sites because it’s the information that matters most.

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Facebook vs The LMS: Can Someone explain this to me?

Mark Oehlert

Here are some numbers from the Facebook press room : More than 400 million active users. 50% of our active users log on to Facebook in any given day. More than 3 billion photos uploaded to the site each month. More than 3 million active Pages on Facebook. Every month, more than 70% of Facebook users engage with Platform applications. More than 60 million Facebook users engage with Facebook Connect on external websites every month.

How to use ActiveCampaign with Your Online Course or Training Based Membership Website with Kay Peacey of Slick Business

LifterLMS

Learn how to use ActiveCampaign with your online course or training based membership website with Kay Peacey of Slick Business in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. If you are an ActiveCampaign user and you’re not in ActiveCampaign Official on Facebook, get in there.

How to Embed Your Instagram Video on Your Site

KZO Innovations

Facebook recently rolled out video on Instagram , leaving both Instagram enthusiasts and Vine users to explore the latest in video sharing. When the social networking giant announced it, too, would offer its users video functionality, consumers and brands gained an additional option to leverage their brand messaging. . Here’s are 3 steps to manually embed Instagram videos on your website: . 1.

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How to Set Up Your Online Course Website with LifterLMS Expert and WordPress LMS Freelancer Will Middleton

LifterLMS

Learn how to set up your online course website with LifterLMS expert and WordPress LMS freelancer Will Middleton in this episode of the LMScast podcast from LifterLMS. And he eventually extended into offering site building services and tutorials on how others can do the same.