My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

I noticed that I use more and more social media tools and different tools to communicate. ELearninglearning is the one I use most intense, but there are more like ‘ Working smarter Daily ‘ Social media. Newsletters.

Podcast: Build your Social Media Presence with Barb Smith


If you’ve been thinking about expanding your digital footprint and not sure just how to begin, you will want to listen to my interview with Barb Smith, web designer and social media consultant, specializing in small businesses like yours.

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Barb Smith – Build your Social Media Presence


If you’ve been thinking about expanding your digital footprint and not sure just how to begin, you will want to listen to my interview with Barb Smith, web designer and social media consultant, specializing in small businesses like yours. Listen to Podcast: [link].

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – February 2016


We are dedicated to providing you with relevant articles and newsletters covering the evolving eLearning, learning management, and social learning landscape so you have the information you need to stay current. Enjoy this edition of the TOPYX Topics Newsletter. Newsletters

Social Media Marketing and Management for Course Creators with Tina Todorovic from Social Web Suite


Learn about social media marketing and management for course creators with Tina Todorovic from Social Web Suite in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. The audiences that frequent social media platforms vary greatly as well.

Why the Best Leader Embrace Social Media


Today, it’s become much more the norm for employees to not only know their leader on a personal level but to be connected with their leader on social media. If you lead a team and haven’t been actively contributing and engaging with your people on social, here are a few reasons to get on-board: To Be Human. When leaders are social they get the opportunity to show they are human and can connect with their people on a human level.

How Mobile Apps Can Act as Social Learning Tools

Origin Learning

Social learning and mobile learning have a lot in common. Instant messaging, e-mails, texts, social media interactions- all of these have become an inseparable part of our lives ever since the smartphone revolution has taken place.

Here a Hashtag, There a Hashtag, Everywhere a Hashtag

Learning Rebels

Understanding the basics of social media tools such as Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and most of all, twitter – is also understanding the importance of hashtags. SWChat : Social Workplace Chat.

The Benefits of a Gamified Socialized Learning Platform

eLearning Brothers

Gamified socialized learning offers the dialogue of social media platforms with the engagement and real-life rewards of a game. Social Learning. Social media has infiltrated almost all aspects of our lives. The numbers prove that social learning works. .

Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector

E-Learning Provocateur

Typical promotional activities such as newsletters, testimonials and merchandise not only raise awareness among the users, but also act as ongoing reminders. In summary, then, we see that enterprise social networking is multifaceted. In the meantime, bear in mind that social forums grow organically. Yammer has been quite a success at my workplace. Not off the charts like at Deloitte , yet very much alive and growing.

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How to Integrate Social Learning in the Workplace

Origin Learning

Social learning is not a new concept. Various theories have explained man’s social approach to learning, some of these dating to as back as the 1940s. Social learning , thus waned away. Integrating social learning at the workplace requires the following –.

Taming the social learning ‘beast’ for organizational learning


Much of the learning in the workplace is now becoming learner-driven – a perfect setting for social and collaborative learning. With a little structure, social learning can be a huge success for organizational learning. How to drive Social Learning strategy in an organization?

Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector

E-Learning Provocateur

Typical promotional activities such as newsletters, testimonials and merchandise not only raise awareness among the users, but also act as ongoing reminders. In summary, then, we see that enterprise social networking is multifaceted. Yammer has been quite a success at my workplace.

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Utilizing Social Learning for Workplace Learning: What Can Learners and Managers Do?


Social media is here to stay. Modern users are utilizing social media in a number of ways – get updates, shop, connect, collaboration and even learn. What can Learners do to ensure Social Learning success? What can managers do to ensure Social Learning success?

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


My work included writing articles for a monthly printed newsletter that helped system users practice using more advanced techniques, now known as “spaced learning.” What is the most inspiring change that you see in the strategies that are being followed in this age of Social Media Marketing (SMM) that could help e-learning? How significant is ‘sharing’ for instructional designers in this age of informal and social learning?

Friday Finds | March 9, 2018

Mike Taylor

Social technologies in business – the impact, the benefits, the issues ”. Follow me on Twitter or even better, subscribe to my newsletter. “There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is a great competition and rivalry between the two.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Intel Launches social media experience Open Port" (PodTech)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Theories and Models Of and For Online Learning" (First Monday) | Main | "A Win-Win Scenario: Game School Aims to Engage and Educate" (WIRED) » August 31, 2007 "Intel Launches social media experience Open Port" (PodTech) ( Link ) "Corporate Websites are losing a bit of relevance," says Bob Duffy,Intels online community strategist.

5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget

Association eLearning

Social media is your best bud when you have a limited marketing budget. Instead of spending thousands of dollars on expensive web banners and ads in industry newsletters, spend an hour each day sharing the word about your new eLearning offering on social networks. In addition to the tips we shared in our recent Smarter Uses for Social Media blog post, here are a few more specific tips you can use to market your association’s eLearning.

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3 questions to ask before starting social learning

Sponge UK

You’re thinking about introducing social learning, but before you start you need to ask some questions. If you can find out the answers to these questions you’ll be in a better position to start incorporating social learning into your elearning strategy. The barriers to social learning.

Is Your Training Medieval? Make It Modern with Social Learning

ej4 eLearning

Printing presses made leaflets and newsletters easy to produce. Nowadays, social media is becoming the primary way that we find and ingest information. According to the latest research from Pew Research Center, 78 percent of Americans use social networking sites. These numbers reflect the fact that social media has become the way in which most Americans stay in touch, share information, and get up to date on news they care about.

Online Marketing for Elearning Part II: Distribution


How to use email and social media to grow your online course audience. This is where distribution strategies come into play, and the biggest ones for digital marketing are email and social media. Offer a newsletter for your blog content. Publicize to social media.

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The Year in Learning: 2019 Edition

The Learning Dispatch

If you missed (or would like to revisit) stories from his Learning Dispatch newsletters in 2019, here’s a chance to review. Jaclyn LeDuc at 3Play Media points to a study that indicates students find both captions and interactive transcripts helpful when learning.

How to Start a Blog in 2018: A Step-by-Step Guide

Sell Courses Online

Blogging can help you drive targeted traffic from search engines as well as social media and thus provide you an opportunity to connect with your potential customers. Sell Online Courses Blogging NewsletterThe post How to Start a Blog in 2018: A Step-by-Step Guide appeared first on Sell Courses Online.

Issue-based projects increase student engagement

TechSmith Camtasia

Guest post by Alison Baldwin written for the quarterly education newsletter, The Learning Lounge. Each project block also has a digital element, including PSA’s, Pixton study guides, music videos, social media campaigns, and docu‘mini’ries.

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Creating a Multichannel Strategy for Your Course


Online learners can hear about and access your course by many means—email, social media, search engines—which in the marketing world are often called “channels.” Update your learners with new research, announcements, and learning challenges through your email newsletter.

Social, mobile, video and the future of digital content


Social, mobile, video and the future of digital content. The world of digital publishing has changed tremendously over the years, with the rise of heavy social media consumption initiating a major transformation in content creation and distribution.

The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Are you a Learning Dispatch newsletter subscriber? A favorite newsletter feature is “This Month in Learning.” Let us know what learning and development topics are most helpful to you, then s ubscribe to the Learning Dispatch newsletter today.

Do Low-Cost, All-Inclusive LMS Packages Exist?


Also, eLearning training tools, administration functions, mobile accessibility, and social media communication features make LMSs attractive to organizations. Social media communication features are among the most popular LMS features.

How to Leverage the Marketing Power of Social Proof

WBT Systems

No matter how hard you sell your online course or educational program, your prospect’s purchasing decision is most influenced by what others tell them or what they see others do—that’s the power of social proof. Your association can leverage the power of social proof when marketing your online learning programs. The behavioral science behind social proof. Social proof is the driver behind the growth of influencer marketing campaigns on Instagram and other digital platforms.

5 Mobile Learning Trends: How M-LearningIs Changing the Workplace

Origin Learning

Informal social learning. Informal learning in the form of social media interactions have spawned a whole new generation of information hungry people at all levels, and the workplace is no exception to it. Subscribe to our newsletter for best learning solutions & practices.

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Tips for Marketing (Online Courses) To Your Association Members  

Web Courseworks

Online marketing and social media definitely has its place in the marketing world, and is in fact the “go-to” strategy for most businesses today. Associations and nonprofits share a marketing dilemma unlike traditional for-profit businesses.

Learningtogo Is a Constant Contact All-Star – Thanks to You!


The Learningtogo Brain and Learning newsletter has been awarded the Constant Contact 2016 All Star designation. It’s encouraging to know that you’re sharing the blog and newsletter, linking to us on social media and spreading the word; you must be finding value from our efforts.

SMAC and the Shift in Learning Paradigm

Origin Learning

Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud (SMAC) are the four pillars which are driving business innovation worldwide. Social and Cloud-based learning environments powered byAnalytics and Mobile First design are also characterizing and influencing the waylearners learn today: SOCIAL.

Creating Online Social Learning Membership Sites with Web Development Agency Owner, BuddyPress Expert, and StudyChurch Founder Tanner Moushey


Learn about creating online social learning membership sites with web development agency owner, BuddyPress expert, and StudyChurch founder Tanner Moushey in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. He also has a social learning project over at

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How to Market Your Online Course on a Budget


You probably have a group of personal contacts who might be willing to share a post or two about your course on social media, but that will only get you so far. Put a newsletter signup form on your blog and suggest readers who are interested in your future course subscribe so they can stay up to date. Include them some newsletter-specific content. Publish to social media. You may be slow to gain followers on Social Media, but that’s OK.

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Email Marketing Tips for Online Course Creators


Allow new contacts to subscribe to your email lists through your social media platforms. This can be done in a number of ways, the most well-known being with blogs and newsletters. TIP: Try Calendars and Newsletters.

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Want to Get Your Employees Participating in Online Learning? Here’s How.


Research has shown that the use of social media triggers the release of dopamine, “a neurochemical known as the “reward molecule ,” stated the American Marketing Association. Use social media to your company’s advantage by creating a closed Facebook group for your employees.