How the Fastest Growing Companies are Using Social Media

Upside Learning

A study conducted by the Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on the Inc 500 (a list of fastest growing companies in US) reveals interesting trends on usage of Social Media. Soon, there will be very few companies NOT using any of the social media.

Podcast: Build your Social Media Presence with Barb Smith

Learningtogo

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. Her services include helping clients navigate the daunting task of web content management, WordPress web development, newsletter publishing, company branding, and social media.

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Barb Smith – Build your Social Media Presence

Learningtogo

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. Her services include helping clients navigate the daunting task of web content management, WordPress web development, newsletter publishing, company branding, and social media. Listen to Podcast: [link].

Twitter - Social Media - Informal - Weekly Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Social Learning Primer - Daretoshare , August 2, 2009. The following are the top items from other sources based on social signals. The Underground Guide to the iPhone (PDF) , August 1, 2009. Social Media (22). How I use social media: Nancy White , August 5, 2009. Excuse the language, but “what the f is social media”? Best of eLearning Learning.

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

eLearning 24-7

As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches. While some view themselves as “social learning&# savvy, incorporating various components, others seem to see themselves as just sitting on the sidelines. LMS/LCMS vendors are following one of three approaches when it comes to social learning. Dip their feet in it – just a bit, a little here, a little there – oh and call it a full social learning platform.

Tweetbook: Save all your Tweets and Favorites.

ID Reflections

Inspired by the post TweetBook: Create a PDF diary with all your Tweets by David Hopkins, I went ahead and did just that. I generated a PDF of all my tweets (of the last one year and that is pretty substantial) as well as one of all my favs. Tags: Knowledge Management social media Twitter sahana2802's Tweet Book sahana2802's Favorite Tweet Book.

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A new framework for supporting learning and performance in the social workplace

Jane Hart

Here is an updated version (V3) of the WSD Framework with more charts and descriptions, and now available as a PDF to download under a Creative Commons Licence. Social tools are changing not only the way that professionals are working and learning but also the way that organisations are transforming into social businesses. Training and e-learning activities will likely include more informal and social approaches. 3 – Social Collaboration Services.

Project-based Learning and Captivate

Adobe Captivate

Except for an introductory presentation, followed by questions and discussion, and available as Captivate course, all assets were provided on the LMS: lot of software training and assessment simulations for the applications, eLearning courses for the theoretical backgrounds, some pdf’s and several links to interesting websites, etc. Intro.

Infographic: Social Tools in the Workplace

eFront

Microsoft recently conducted a major global survey on enterprise social use and perceptions. Microsoft wanted to find out more about the uses — or lack of use — of social tools in business. What social tools were most common, what tools were restricted and how far would people go to get their hands on those tools? The infographic you see here reveals how nearly 10,000 information workers around the world view social tools. Social Media Tools collaboration

The Building Blocks of Technology-Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

for compliance), then the best technology may just be a pdf. eLearning Featured Posts Learning & Development MOOC Simulations Social Media Training Assessments collaboration infographics interaction learning objectives MOOCs screencasts simulations technology enabled learning Videos So, you’ve decided to start using technology-enabled learning in your corporate training program. Now what?

Online Marketing for Elearning Part II: Distribution

LearnDash

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. One way to do this is to create a downloadable PDF and offer it to anyone who subscribes to your newsletter list. Publicize to social media. Another thing about social media: it’s transient.

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Data on Big Data

Marcia Conner

Given that unstructured data accounts for 80% of the data in the world, and we know much of that is from social media that gets special attention. How much data is generated through social media tools? Radicati Group /pdf). Big data: Harnessing a game-changing asset (pdf). Making Sense of Big Data , Technology Forecast from PWC (pdf), 2010. T he Social Life of Information by @jseelybrown and Paul Duguid.

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Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

It is tough to stay on top of all the great stuff being offered out there, but the blogs and social media certainly help. Cloud Blogging Social Media Twitter Google e-Learning Cloud ComputingApril's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help.

Learning 2012: what worked, what didn’t, even better if…?

Good To Great

It’s available online as a PDF, but the slightly-larger-than-A5, glossy, spiral-bound printed version that we received on arrival really worked for me. Obviously the organisers are running around keeping things on track during the conference itself, but even a series of automated tweets about the different sessions or speakers would have given them some presence on social media during the event. Learning and training conference lrn2012 social media

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Learning 2012: what worked, what didn’t, even better if…?

Good To Great

It’s available online as a PDF, but the slightly-larger-than-A5, glossy, spiral-bound printed version that we received on arrival really worked for me. Obviously the organisers are running around keeping things on track during the conference itself, but even a series of automated tweets about the different sessions or speakers would have given them some presence on social media during the event. Learning and training conference lrn2012 social media

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Social Business by the Numbers

Marcia Conner

In followup to my list of websites with data relevant to social business , many people have asked for pointers to some of the most interesting data about social media, social business, and engagement. Although face-to-face will remain the most prevalent form of customer interaction, CEOs expect a step-change in the use of social media. Over 1/2 expect social channels to be a primary way of engaging customers within five years.

Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

So here are the top posts based on social signals via eLearning Learning for August 2010. An interesting week for eLearning - Adobe Captivate Blog , August 7, 2010 As long as it’s Saturday, I wanted to pause for a moment to explore / share a couple of interesting posts from this week’s social media landscape that I think signal some interesting shifts in awareness of our unusual situation as educators. Social media is a fad. Social media is a fad.

Creating a Multichannel Strategy for Your Course

LearnDash

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.” We focus on building an email newsletter, or engaging learners on social media, or building our SEO for search engines. If you have a PDF archive, consider sharing some of those resources on your website, as a way to encourage prospective learners to sign up.

WordPress Issuu Flipbooks

DocTypes

You’ve uploaded your PDF to Issuu, and now you have a stunning, interactive flipbook that you would love to share with your website visitors. That way, even if your followers miss your social media updates, the flip. The easiest way to is embed your flipbook online onto your WordPress website or blog is with Yumpu. Read more » The post WordPress Issuu Flipbooks appeared first on DocTypes. Issuu Reviews Wordpress

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How To Create Online Training For Digital Nomads

Growth Engineering

Include downloadable content to avoid tech obstacles, such as PDF guides, eBooks, and videos. For example, a PDF viewer or video player app. Start An L&D Social Media Group. A social media group is great for sharing updates, posting helpful resources, and facilitating peer interactions. Include Plenty Of Group Collaboration Projects To Facilitate Social Interaction. Online Learning Christopher Pappas Social Learning

A pause for reflection as I pass a Twitter milestone

Jane Hart

Although in principle, it covers a wide range of technologies, I have tended to specialize in the use of social media for learning. And if you click on it, you will find a PDF with clickable links to all the sites.

Workforce Development Services: A new framework of training and learning support

Jane Hart

In my last blog post, From Social Learning to Workforce Collaboration , I talked about how I have been helping organisations support workforce collaboration. ” This is a great question – as it allows me now to write a post, about how not only do I think Workforce Collaboration Services are going to be vital in the emerging social business, but how that there are other key services that will be required too. Collaboration Social learning

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | July 3, 2020

Mike Taylor

– Emotional Design in Digital Media for Learning. Interesting article summarizing research on emotional design in digital media. – – On Learning, Raising the Bar and Using Social Media. Tanmay Vora shares a few good tips on how to use social media for intentional learning and self-development. On Learning, Raising the Bar and Using Social Media. – – Avoid PDF for On-Screen Reading.

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How to Generate Passive Income While You Keep Your Day Job

Your Training Edge

You can share affiliate links via social media, too. If you already have a strong presence on a blog or social media, you’ll likely be able to start earning money pretty quickly. Perhaps you’ve already embraced affiliate marketing and you’re really awesome at it or you have in-depth knowledge of SEO or social media marketing. For many people, passive income sounds like a dream come true.

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How to Build an Online Presentation with Prezi

DigitalChalk eLearning

You can also share your Prezi presentation PDF within your DigitalChalk course as a Web Archive or File element. Copy link and share via email, within your browser, or via social media. Download as PDF. Upload Your Prezi PDF to DigitalChalk. The easiest way to share your Prezi presentation is by downloading it as a PDF and uploading that directly into DigitalChalk as a Web Archive or File element.

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Explore eLearning at the Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning

Web Courseworks

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the event, and leaders in the distance learning field will be there to speak and present on eLearning-related topics such as MOOC models for education, mobile learning, blended learning, social media for learning, learning analytics, and much more. If you’d like to explore the event a bit more, a PDF of the Conference Program is available here and registration information is available here.

What is User-Generated Content (UGC) and How Does it Function in Corporate E-Learning

Docebo

Most social networking platforms, for example, have built their entire empires without actually producing much, if any, content of their own. Photographs: Instagram has become a cornerstone social media platform in the last decade and, similarly to Twitter and Facebook, has its content mass produced by its users.

MobiLogic: Wanna Read Faster? Try These Apps

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Fastr is a speed-reading app similar to all of the aforementioned options, but it has additional features allowing you to highlight and annotate parts of text, save them, and share them with others via social media. You can also use the File Explorer to read eBooks (including TXT, ePub files and soon PDF files). by AJ Walther. Have you downloaded iOS7 ? Do you find reading text-heavy articles on your phone or iDevice to be labor intensive, boring, and/or time consuming?

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Invention of Good Games:Understanding Learning Design in Commercial Video Games (Katrin Becker thesis)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Worlds for Study: Invitation - Virtual Worlds for Studying Real-World Business (and Law, and Politics, and Sociology, and.) (by by Robert Bloomfield) | Main | Small Basket of MindMapping Items » February 27, 2008 The Invention of Good Games:Understanding Learning Design in Commercial Video Games (Katrin Becker thesis) Katrins important thesis is now available both as a Wiki and a PDF download.

Game Maker’s Toolkit, Flip Book, and Creativity in eLearning: 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. I read about this app called Flip PDF which can convert static PDF into interactive page-flipping publications, complete with some beautiful animated effects. Share Your flipbook Socially.

The Revolution is Coming: Consumer Tablets and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

M-Learning aka Mobile Learning is enabling people in theory to take courses via the smart phone or as some vendors have the nerve to include &# cell phones – as in all-inclusive&# , or in reality to use m-learning solutions to enable a collaborative or social learning platform or view documents – such as PDFs or word documents on their smart phones in some manner in which people read the docs and then follow steps. Other -Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF, Flash.

eLearning: More on Copyright

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

 Produced by American University's Center for Social Media, it gives some good guidelines for what is and isn't considered Fair Use. Additionally, if a copyright holder asks you to provide a fair use evaluation, there is an option to print a time-stamped PDF. by AJ George. After my last article on when it's okay to use copyrighted information , I received some great resources from one of our readers,  Christy Tucker.

5 Tips for Better Online Course Management

LearnDash

And once you’ve created a course, you can pull excerpts from your videos to share on social media, or repackage the first lesson as a downloadable PDF. How to keep your online course management from overwhelming your life. One of the most appealing ideas about online courses for instructors is the assumption that, once the course content is created, instructors can leave their courses to run on autopilot and reap the benefits of passive income.

How To Wield Your Skills Like A Weapon

Your Training Edge

It’s more convenient to put your work and references into a PDF if you don’t have the time and money to design a comprehensive website. #3. You can be a graphics designer who also dabbles into social media marketing. In this case, you can first start by developing and maintaining your personal website or social media pages. Picture this. You wake up in the morning without any stress of going to work. You don’t have a boss to pester you for that presentation.

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8 Ways to Keep Members of Societies Engaged in the Digital Era

Kitaboo

Leverage Social Media. Social media is a free and useful tool with high engagement rate that you can use to connect with members of the association. This will help you to not only engage with your current members but also attract new members on social media sites. These photographs and videos can be used on social media platforms or embedded in email campaigns. This can be accomplished through social media, online forums, and blogs.

How ePUB Solutions Can Streamline Large Scale Digital Publishing Projects

Hurix Digital

Staying true to trends, print media and traditional publishers alike have latched onto the digital medium, making way for e-Publishing solutions as a large-scale industry. While Amazon is actively promoting e-Pub, which is one of the most widely used formats, Adobe’s PDF is what most computer and android phone owners use. Here are 10 Benefits of Converting PDF to ePUB. With the rise of mobile devices, traditional publishing has made way for digital publishing.

Collaborative Learning in the Workplace

Docebo

This generation of learners is more social than they’ve ever been before. Social media, and namely YouTube, have changed the game and made everyone more accessible. Our favorite influencers and brand ambassadors are plastered on every social channel available, and we continually show up for it. What all of these have in common is that they promote productivity through social and collaborative experiences. Related: What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it).