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. Facebook.

Facebook for Educators

Moodle Journal

I have in past postings made both positive and not so positive remarks regarding the use of Facebook as part of course delivery. In one particular year, I certainly managed to get pretty much wholesale agreement with using the social network for both easy contact and handing out achievement comments’ and graphical badges and general course information.

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.

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.

Advice to Teachers in Florida: Don't use Facebook with Students

Kapp Notes

So rather than teach teachers or students how to intelligently use social media tools to communicate(like people do in corporations or in everyday social interactions), a school in Florida decided to advise against such silly and dangerous Web 2.0 It seems to me that Facebook just made the inappropriate actions public, those teachers doing inappropriate things aren't going to stop doing those things just because they aren't on Facebook.

The Social Network and the Risks of Informal Learning Delivery

CLO Magazine

The movie The Social Network has been in the news this week — as it’s been for the last six months or so — for racking up eight Academy Award nominations. It’s a great film, and, as we’ve seen, great fodder for an ongoing conversation on peer networking and the entire nature of the world we live in today (as well as for debate on whether or not it was fair in its depiction of its subject: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg).

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.

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.

Why I left Linkedin

Saffron Interactive

A couple of months back I made the decision to delete my LinkedIn profile, a decision greeted with incredulity from all quarters. By “one”, Tom was referring to LinkedIn’s classification as a “social media” platform, lumped in with Facebook, Twitter, Yammer, MySpace, Bebo, Friendster and the rest. What sets LinkedIn apart is that it’s considered to be the professional network; a platform you can use to build your career, not your social life.

Why I left Linkedin

Saffron Interactive

A couple of months back I made the decision to delete my LinkedIn profile, a decision greeted with incredulity from all quarters. By “one”, Tom was referring to LinkedIn’s classification as a “social media” platform, lumped in with Facebook, Twitter, Yammer, MySpace, Bebo, Friendster and the rest. What sets LinkedIn apart is that it’s considered to be the professional network; a platform you can use to build your career, not your social life.

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.

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.

Introducing Our New Website

Allego

Great websites evolve and ours will too. Follow us on Social Media: LinkedIn , Facebook , Twitter and Instagram. The post Introducing Our New Website appeared first on Allego. Welcome to the new Allego.com! We’re excited to announce the launch of our revamped site. Our renovated online home has a fresh look and feel and more resources and information than ever for sales and learning and development professionals.

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

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.

Hospitality Trainers, Learn How to Market Yourself on LinkedIn

cogentys

Hospitality Trainers, Learn How to Market Yourself on LinkedIn and get noticed! To be sure, people have found jobs through their Facebook and Twitter social networking time, but the real place to. click link to visit website for full episode, links, other content and more!]. Hospitality Text Posts hospitality training hotel training restaurant training retail training retail training hotel training retail training software

All You Need to Know to Create an e-Learning Website

Your Training Edge

To make it easier, let’s compare the models of two well-known e-learning websites — Coursera and Udemy. . Must-Have Features for e-Learning Website. The set of features defines not only usability but website development costs as well. You can add the email and password method or allow signing up via Facebook, Google, and so on. The e-learning market shows year-over-year growth. Forbes reports that it’ll reach $325 billion by the year 2025.

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.

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 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 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.

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

mysimpleshow

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. Publish Videos On Your Blog Incorporating video into your blog posts will not only ensure visitors stay on your website for longer, but will help you gain a better rank on Google. But you should also strive to send viewers back to your website with a CTA in the video or a link in the video description.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Facebook has Tipped

Learning Visions

Monday, December 01, 2008 My Facebook has Tipped Malcolm Gladwell says that everything has a Tipping Point , that point at which a virus goes epidemic, when the hip new thing goes mainstream. Well, my Facebook world has just tipped. Has your Facebook tipped? Posted by Cammy Bean at 12:10 PM Labels: facebook 11comments: Janet Clarey said. how cool that your mom is on facebook. I need to figure out what this facebook thing is all about."

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.

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. Facebook Fan Pages: Snagit.

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. What has normally happened in the past is, and this might resonate with anyone who has ever built a website.

Faceworking

Learning with e's

Should we try to use social networking services such as Facebook and Myspace as serious educational tools, or should they remain the domain of informal chat and backstage antics? Neil Selwyn and Lyndsay Grant are to be applauded for bringing together an excellent, very readable special issue of the journal which focuses on Learning and Social Software. The first article examines Facebook as a tool for socialising.

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! For example, a website designed to attract accountants won’t also attract teenagers.

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. Chris and Devin dive into how you can integrate GiveWP into your website, along with some strategy for incentivizing people to donate. GiveWP is a plugin that allows you to collect donations through your website via multiple payment gateways and to track donors and donations with a detailed reporting system.

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.

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 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 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. WordPress.com is a great example of a WaaS service where you can pay a monthly fee for a website you can start from a template or build out yourself.

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. ”, or sometimes people will want me to build a website and then teach them how to use it.

The Essence of a Coming Soon Page for a Killer start of your Website

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

People often mistake it for a page that pops up when a website is working on solving a certain problem or if the page is not quite ready. Display contact information and social media links. So including a phone number, email, or if your business is connected with other social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram, writing your contact is always a plus. The post The Essence of a Coming Soon Page for a Killer start of your Website appeared first on WisdmLabs.