How To Dethrone Google, and Who Will Likely Do It (Hint: Not Facebook)

Coffee and Design

As Google already is, they must fight to maintain the value that they have built for their market. Google understands that to be successful in the tech world they must maintain value but also add value. Someone will dethrone Google, not just compete with them.

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Is it e-Learning or eLearning?

Tony Karrer

One of the things that Gabe tells us is: Based on Google queries, e-learning (about 200,000,000 results) takes the cake over elearning (about 14,400,000 results) in 2007. To back me up I went to Google Trends to see what the trend is for people searching.

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Amusing Findings in Keywords

Tony Karrer

Quick update (1/5/2008) - I feel much better now - 3 people have searched and found me through the highly relevant search - incredibly cool elearning guy. Interestingly, Google has managed to find this particular post as the one that is most relevant to that term. So the comment that I may be messing with search results and making myself even more lame seems to be turning out correct. But at least I'm not top ten lamest people!

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Search

Tony Karrer

This post likely will be quite a bit different because I'm convinced that most people have used different search tools enough that they are pretty comfortable with their current search behaviors. Other Than Google My first recommendation is not to always default to Google.

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Mobile Learning is On the Rise – Is Your Organization Ready?

OpenSesame

Recent research by Google has also found that nearly 40% of people search only on a smartphone in an average day as they look to meet immediate needs. As a result of this shift, more Google searches are happening on smartphones than computers. Mobile learning – and the rise of mobile dominance, in general – is a topic that most learning and development (L&D) professionals have heard of.

Is Tech Adapting to Us for eLearning? (Part One)

eLearningMind

It’s a lesson that was learned by virtually every failed search engine before (and after) Google. It’s how Google now controls 69 percent of the global search engine market. This is why you continue to use the same search engine time and time again: It’s adapted to you.

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

In 2016, most people are accustomed to social media and the conventions associated with profiles, friends, posts, liking and sharing. More importantly, people can leverage all the social behaviors they apply elsewhere to the process of learning.

Social Learning for Associations: What to Expect in a Modern LMS

Talented Learning

” Social learning means many different things to many different people, so let’s take a step back, define our terms and then we’ll briefly look at the most attractive social learning features. Social sign-on capabilities let unidentified learners use their Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter or other social accounts to gain instant access to free or freemium content access. Find-the-Expert function – people search and communication via chat, thread and email.

5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget

Association eLearning

Hashtags are a fast, free way to gain additional exposure for your tweets, help people search for specific content on Twitter, and can be used in your marketing promotions to drive traffic to your Twitter profile. People love to see what they’re getting before they open their wallet. Wishes more people cared about: Proper grammar. Share this on Google+. Add this to Google Bookmarks.

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Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: You have been on a mission to help organizations “tell their stories to the people who need to hear them”. Open content is a growing feature of the market, as people search for information, knowledge and learning that they need in order to complete a specific task. Social learning has been given a huge boost by such things as Facebook, LinkedIn, Apple, Twitter, Microsoft, Amazon, Google (known by the acronym, ‘FLATMAGS’).

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Can Help Your Online Course

DigitalChalk eLearning

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) refers to designing your website so that it appears in the non-paid, “organic” section of search results when people search key phrases on sites like Google, Yahoo, and Bing.

SAAS LMSs and Vendor Client Lists Questions

eLearning 24-7

You have a client list, so type in the company name on the People search and filter. 3) Tweet for feedback 4)Check out social review sites, but ignore Yelp – you aren’t going to find anything; 5)Google the client name and titles – “Director of Training&# , “Training Manager&# etc. ; Is Google docs cloud computing? What is SAAS and why is hosted better than having it on your own servers. Plus, what does being in the cloud actually mean?

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SAAS (Hosted) LMS and Vendor Questions

eLearning 24-7

You have a client list, so type in the company name on the People search and filter. 3) Tweet for feedback 4)Check out social review sites, but ignore Yelp – you aren’t going to find anything; 5)Google the client name and titles – “Director of Training&# , “Training Manager&# etc. ; Is Google docs cloud computing? What is SAAS and why is hosted better than having it on your own servers. Plus, what does being in the cloud actually mean?

The scarcity of attention rule

The Learning Circuits

But all to often I see people searching Google first, looking for answers and getting thousands of search results (informal learning) or having mind-numbing access to those thousands of online courses through enterprise libraries (formal learning), both of which are resulting in a quick-hit, good luck knowing how 'right' the answer is, learning experience. Frankly it scares me how many people take the Internet at face value.