7 Social Media Manager Tips To Stay Focused And Productive

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Many people glamourize the notion of being a Social Media Manager. The idea of being on social media all day, usually in the comfort of one’s own home or on the road, is very appealing to many people. One of the biggest issues with being a Social Media Manager is the focus. Being on social media all day offers many opportunities to be distracted. Don’t Multitask. The most interesting format used on social media is video.

Social Media - What’s the Impact

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ve been talking all month about Web 2.0 - but we haven’t talked all that much about social media. The facts in this video support the idea that this social media thing is a revolution in the way we communicate, not just an incremental adjustment. I liked this video enough to send it to my husband via e-mail – and also to post it to my facebook page, where a friend posted back this link to an article about how social media is being used.

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Social media and reflection: marriage or divorce?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Social media in organisations has been a difficult topic and sometimes bothers me. When I am invited to do introductory sessions in organisations, I feel like I'm converting people to use MORE social media, whereas I don't believe it is a matter of using as many social media as possible. I do believe however in finding an optimal use of social media to support individual and collective learning and innovation. Multitasking.

Playing with Words, Multitasking, and Learning Objectives: This Week on #BLPLearn

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Rather than restricting the social media conversation to a 30 minute window, we’re inviting everyone inside and outside BLP to share interesting links, thoughts, and articles with the #BLPLearn hashtag on Twitter. Can the Brain Really Multitask? I may agree that multitasking is near impossible. Is multitasking impossible? Can the Brain Really Multitask?

Twitter’s Impact on Your Brain-Same as Bilingualism

Kapp Notes

Adults must be socially stimulated to learn, which is why language retention is usually only successful for adults when they are immersed with other language-speakers. Bilingual people “build new bridges” in the brain, says Dr. Kuhl, a University of Washington professor and co-author of a recent study on social learning, and their brains are constantly adapting and reshuffling data as they translate. social media

CORPORATE INSTRUCTION IS STILL DISCONNECTED FROM MILLENNIAL LEARNING STYLES – A LIST BASED ON OBSERVATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE

Wonderful Brain

Hyperconnectivity is baked in to millennials as is multitasking. Change Disruptive Learning ELearning Instruction Instructional Design Learning Development Management Social MediaBy this time we all know the tropes that define who millennials (M) are, how they act and their fundamental personality characteristics.

Captioning Trends Make a Comeback Thanks to Gen Z

3Play Media

In general, new technology doesn’t phase this group, but they also have an awareness of past technology like landline phones and non-streaming media. Multitaskers. In this fast-paced world that we live in, it’s no surprise that Gen Zers have adapted to become great multitaskers. This new generation can flip between texts, emails, phones calls, and social media like it’s nobody’s business.

5 Tips to Time Management for Maximum Productivity

Your Training Edge

And for as much as you can, try not to get moody in the morning or to open mails/social media feeds that can potentially make you moody. Avoid multitasking. Research shows that multitasking lowers an individual’s performance by nearly 40%. How good are you with time management? Are you maximally productive at work?

4 Ways to Make Synchronous eLearning Dazzling

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We’ll be back in the near future with more on our short series of social media tips. As much as possible, shorter modules are preferable in synchronous e-learning to avoid the dreaded multitasking of participants! For now, let’s talk about synchronous eLearning. Synchronous eLearning (Distance Learning) was a hot topic at 2011′s DevLearn conference. Today, I want to talk about how to actually design synchronous e-learning courses.

In Praise of Limits and the Art of Stillness: This Week on #BLPLearn

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Rather than restricting the social media conversation to a 30 minute window, we’re inviting everyone inside and outside BLP to share interesting links, thoughts, and articles with the #BLPLearn hashtag on Twitter. Yet, it’s a comfy existence multitasking folding laundry while reading curriculum designs, searching for business clip art while reading off spelling words etc… As I approach each new project that comes my way at work I want to jump in, hurry up, and beat a deadline.

In Praise of Limits, and the Art of Stillness : This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

Rather than restricting the social media conversation to a 30 minute window, we’re inviting everyone inside and outside BLP to share interesting links, thoughts, and articles with the #BLPLearn hashtag on Twitter. Yet, it’s a comfy existence multitasking folding laundry while reading curriculum designs, searching for business clip art while reading off spelling words etc… As I approach each new project that comes my way at work I want to jump in, hurry up, and beat a deadline.

What Happens in the Brain When You learn a Language?

Your Training Edge

Preliminary research indicates that being multilingual improves one’s memory, communication, and multitasking skills. He is also a content writer for edubirdies.org and various blogs about higher education, entertainment, social media & blogging. In recent times, more people are learning new languages than ever before. The uptake of multilingualism has been the focus of so many in an unprecedented way.

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5 Ways to Improve Medical Continuing Education Courses

EthosCE

Are you also dealing with limited resources, so you end up multitasking and spreading yourself thin? Consider multiple-choice questions, essays, rich media , interactive content, and other such elements. Bring in social media.

And the myths go on

Clark Quinn

Here’s a subset: Digital multitaskers : well, we know that’s inefficient, but haven’t we seen that taken up by device, not age group? Secretly social : (wth?) Go where the talent is : use appropriate social media. And the same thing continues when recommendations for your courses: Digital and Visual Content : Use media? Provide social connection tools. Yet another silly post I stumbled upon.

Open Office, Work Culture, and Productivity

The Performance Improvement Blog

It''s way more efficient and less maddening than having my Gchat icon flashing all day, since I already suffer from multitasking overload, thanks to email, Yammer, Campfire, social media, and multiple browser tabs. Even though there is a trend toward open-space workplaces, views about the effectiveness of this design vary widely.

Blend Outside of the Box – Part 1

eLearning Brothers

Those articles you get excited about sharing on social media or emailing to colleagues? Today’s learners are multitaskers—so give them something besides their email to occupy them during your training. Most people think of blended learning as mixing up eLearning with Instructor-Led Classroom Training (ILT)—and they’re not wrong. That’s why eLearning Brothers Customizable Courseware comes ready to mix and match in both formats.

The Benefits of Mobile Learning

Capytech

Mobile e-learning courses support all types of media and e-learning features, so you don’t have to compromise on the content. Finally, mobile learning encourages social sharing and collaboration. After all, most social media interactions take place on phones. There are two things you should be aware of, though: Risk of distracted learning – many people multitask when on their phones. The Benefits of Mobile Learning.

Designing e-Learning for Maximum Motivation

Experiencing eLearning

Cannot rely on social motivators (well, you could blend traditional e-learning with social learning, via social media or traditional forms…). Media/animation isn’t enough. “Expedited” path: Hit next without thinking, multitask, guess without consequence, random actions until give up. These are my live blogged notes from the Designing e-Learning for Maximum Motivation webinar by Ethan Edwards of Allen Interactions.

Captioning Trends Make a Comeback Thanks to Gen Z

3Play Media

In general, new technology doesn’t phase this group, but they also have an awareness of past technology like landline phones and non-streaming media. Multitaskers. In this fast-paced world that we live in, it’s no surprise that Gen Zers have adapted to become great multitaskers. This new generation can flip between texts, emails, phones calls, and social media like it’s nobody’s business.

How To Integrate Automation Into Your Sales Process

Your Training Edge

The ultimate goal is to automate every process that you deem appropriate ranging from your emails to social media management, and scheduling meetings among others. Obviously, it can prove pretty difficult to multitask, and this could translate to poorly done work or a situation where the sales rep continuously asks the listener on the other end of the line to repeat themselves for clarification.

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eLearning Learning Hot List Feb 1-14

Tony Karrer

Hot List - 2/1/2009 - 2/14/2009 Posts Mathemagenic " PhD conclusions in a thousand words: blogging practices of knowledge workers A Guide to Social Learning What Goes in the LMS? Items HP Learning Center - free online software, business, marketing and IT classes for small and medium business Pedagogy - MoodleDocs Keywords Learning Technologies Social Media Hosting Twitter iPhone Ning Adobe Sun Google TechKnowledge ASTD Notes on the list.

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Daily Bookmarks 08/12/2008

Experiencing eLearning

The Bamboo Project Blog: Privacy, Social Media and Learning. Businesses and organizations may worry about social media and Web 2.0 If people are going to share your secrets, they have plenty of other ways to do so besides social media–and those other ways are likely more effective. Consider what would happen, though, if we turned to social media for the majority of our interactions within an organization.

Take Your Video Ads to the Next Level with Captions

3Play Media

Verizon and Publicis Media conducted a recent study on the relationship between videos, sound, and captions. You may come across them quite often in your social media feed. Multitasking. This is particularly true for social media videos. Marketers often display video ads on social media, but caption files aren’t always compatible with the platforms. If you’re hosting video ads on social media, it’s a great opportunity to use open captions.

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Boost Your Productivity with These Simple Tips

Your Training Edge

Well, these are the busy times and who has the time to even socialize. By this you eat a healthy meal, socialize and get exercise from getting up from your desk to go to the cafeteria. Procrastination is stigmatized if you fall into the mindless vortex of social media instead of working on that proposal. So why spend that window of 15min of free time browsing social media?

The Concept of Microlearning

Gyrus

Where our multitasking is so engrained in a workflow that we cannot allow more than 5 minutes on any given task before needing to refocus on a bigger picture. Also, any feedback on our social media pages would be much appreciated, as to whether you would wish us to further explore this exciting topic. The Concept of Microlearning. At Gyrus, we believe it is our duty to identify, discuss, and communicate our thoughts on upcoming industry trends.

6 Essential Organizational Skills for Leadership Success

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By using scheduling , prioritizing and focusing on certain tasks becomes simple, and allows increased opportunity for multitasking. Examples include: unscheduled calls, meetings, or tasks, stress, going out for lunch when you brought your own, checking social media sites…anything you can think of!

Offer a More Accessible UI & UX with Inclusive Web Design

Your Training Edge

Audio commands and screen readers allow easy multitasking and are more accessible to all kinds of people anywhere in the world. She is also passionate about social media and leveraging its power to increase a company’s reach. Accessibility is not just a useful design practice for the disabled: it is here to create a better experience for all kinds of users. A famous saying goes, “ Accessibility is solved at the design stage.”.

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The Learning and Forgetting Curve: How to Make eLearning Memorable

TalentLMS

Multitasking with techno-stimulators: mobile phones, tablets, i-tunes and you get the drift. Another common and deceptively heroic habit, that we all are so proud of, is multitasking. But I thought multitasking got things done faster! Think how we switch between the email page, the project management page, the social media page, the research article and the eLearning screen! You haven’t had a good night’s sleep in a while.

The Benefits of Hiring a Virtual Assistant

KnowledgeCity

An efficient virtual assistant can multitask and serve as a sounding board for the business head’s ideas, projects, and product range. Set-up and manage social media accounts. Delegating some of your work to an assistant is a great way to begin implementing time management techniques, which are important for any business owner to consider. Most companies today use technology to enlist the services of people who don’t need to be onsite.

Setting knowledge profiles for different generations of employees

Matrix

Being already used to several platforms and multiple screens they make excellent multitaskers, but they need to be constantly stimulated, lest they shift attention.

What The Future Holds For Game-Based eLearning: 8 Points To Consider

EI Design

Now that’s what I call multitasking! Social Media-Centered EduGames. There are two key reasons why I believe that social media edugames are the wave of the future. Secondly, social media games are already drawing in millions of players each month. Nobody knows what the future holds. But it’s safe to say that eLearning games are here to stay and people have an unquenchable thirst for knowledge.

The Pros and Cons of Cross-Training Your Employees

Coreaxis

For example, Connie, a systems analyst, has gained newfound respect for Sadie, the company’s social media manager, after the former spent a few days covering for her ailing co-worker. Contrary to popular opinion, the human brain does not multitask well. Have you ever had a crisis at work, but couldn’t fix it because that issue’s go-to person was out of the office? Have you had to deal with an understaffed department or team?

Narrowing Gap between Face-to-Face and Online Presentations

Tony Karrer

Clive as points to this in Multitasking is now every presenter’s problem. You could usually rely on a fully attentive audience face-to-face while bemoaning the ease with which multitasking occurs online. Now, they are going to be multitasking just like your online audience. Hmmm… One last thought … I recently presented to a group of professional speakers about the use of social media. Are people noticing this?

Sparking Innovation in Your eLearning Design

Integrated Learnings

The advice here is to become immersed in what you’re doing and avoid multitasking. Social media in training can work wonders for this, too. By Shelley A. Gable. In scrolling through the Twittersphere , I clicked on a link to 14 Ways to Spark Innovation by Mitch Ditkoff. The blog post offers advice for finding sources of inspiration for new ideas, which can apply to almost any type of role in any organization.

Mobile Training Madness: Break Out of The Outdated Workplace Training Model

Braidio

These days, everyone’s face is constantly buried in their phone, buzzing with text messages, social media notifications, alerts, work reminders, and more. Now, of course, there is some overlap in time due to multitasking, but there is no question we spend a big chunk of time on our phones. Multitasking. Today’s employee is constantly on the move, making the ability to multitask and adapt to every situation an invaluable skill.

Take Your Video Ads to the Next Level with Captions

3Play Media

Verizon and Publicis Media conducted a recent study on the relationship between videos, sound, and captions. You may come across them quite often in your social media feed. Multitasking. This is particularly true for social media videos. Marketers often display video ads on social media, but caption files aren’t always compatible with the platforms. If you’re hosting video ads on social media, it’s a great opportunity to use open captions.

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Podcasting: Is It Right For Your Content Mix?

Talented Learning

Today we feature podcasting advice from Shelly Kramer , Co-CEO of V3 Broadsuite and President of Broadsuite Media Group. Listening to podcasts is a perfect choice for people who enjoy multitasking. Once you develop loyal podcast listeners, they’re also likely to connect with you on social media, visit your website, watch your videos, read your articles and engage with you in other ways.