LMS Reporting is Broken

Wisetail

When we say LMS reporting is broken, it's because as we talk to people searching for a new LMS we are continually surprised by how they simply cannot get the right information the right people. Learn more. The post LMS Reporting is Broken appeared first on Wisetail. All LMS Best Practices LMS LRS mobile learning mobile training reporting

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LearnUpon is attending World of Learning 2016

LearnUpon

This level of experience in dealing with people searching for their perfect LMS, will mean that that no matter how unique you might feel your use case is, one of our team at our stand will probably have seen something, at least similar before. At LearnUpon we take a consultative approach when assisting people searching for their LMS and we take pride in our ability to provide expertise in this area for our customers.

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How You Can Protect Your Course Videos

LearnDash

Videos are extremely popular in online courses, but how do you prevent people from stealing the content? What you need to remember is that the people searching for freebies are not the people you want as customers anyhow. There are also some subtle strategies you can use to give these people a little “heartburn” which I will to at the end of this article.

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Online Marketing for Elearning Part III: Advertising

LearnDash

By using advertising dollars to promote your content, you can get it in front of more people more quickly. Here are the top ones you should keep in mind: Google Ads: Formerly AdWords, Google Ads are the simple text-based advertisements you see when you search for things on Google. A Google Ad is usually Pay-Per-Click, meaning you set an ad budget and a bid to have your advertisement appear when someone searches for a keyword.

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Is the Title of Your Course Killing Your Sales?

LearnDash

Choose a boring title and people will pass over your course in favor of something that sounds more exciting. A good course title does more than just tell people what your course is about. The answer is that you need to know exactly which group of people you are planning to target as students for your course. Are they older people who want to start an online business but don’t know where to start? Google displays only 50-60 characters in its search results.

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How to Create Engaging Course Content

LearnDash

For example, if your course is about teaching people search engine optimization techniques then when your learners apply the content they should see measurable results. Creating a course is usually about two things: the content and how it’s delivered. At the very core the course content needs to deliver upon any promises.

6 great tools to help determine the title of your next course

Superb Learning

A good course title can help improve brand recognition, set you apart from the competition and also give people a general idea of what your course is about. This will allow you to build a title that is relevant to your intended audience and matches the types of terms that they search. Google Adwords is one of the most popular keyword search tools available. Wikipedia is tool that many probably don’t think about using as a keyword search tool.

5 AdWords Marketing Tips for Your Online Course

LearnDash

Like running a full-page ad in the yellow pages back in the day, they allow businesses to target customers searching for specific terms. And because advertisers only have to pay for the people who click on their ads, it’s a great way to control your costs for effectiveness. Instead, look a little harder for long-tail key phrases that will have lower search volume, but also higher conversions, all at a lower bid price.

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Features You Need to Know About eLearning Search Functions

Your Training Edge

However, with such an expanding online presence, the search capabilities for these learning platforms are constantly being adjusted and improved, and there’s a knack for getting your course positioned at the top of the rankings. With estimates suggesting that workers spend around 20% of their day searching for the right content, not only is this impacting their ability to learn effectively, it’s also wasting everybody’s time. Optimize for Predictive Search.

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Diigo User Communities

Experiencing eLearning

If you’re more interested in the people than the pages and tags, the People Search By Site is a better tool. Obviously the information’s a bit limited because only 12 people have bookmarked my site, but it’s still fun to look at what they saved and how they tagged it. I periodically check how many people have bookmarked my site on del.icio.us , but that only picks up people who have saved the main page.

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How to create an online course in an LMS and ensure the success of your training programs

Paradiso

Are people searching for online information about that subject? Creating an online course nowadays could be very simple thanks to the LMS platforms. With the use of multiple tools, you can make the content more interactive and obtain highly personalized data and learning experience. An LMS platform is the best ally for educational processes. In this blog, we will guide you on how to create an online course easily with an LMS or Learning Management System.

Online Reputation Management: 9 Techniques for the Prosperity of Your Brand

Your Training Edge

This could involve things as simple as reaching out to your customers to encourage them to leave a good review, to widening your content net so that you cover more platforms, and reach more people. The opposite is to be proactive, which means you’re actively searching our negative reviews, areas for improvement, and doing your best to reach out to unhappy clients and customers. People love to see businesses that are approachable and personable.

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

Coffee and Design

This news of Google’s innovative big idea was posted on their blog, sandwiched between posts about machine learning and trends that they’ve found in recent searches. They are still in the advertising, search, and mail sectors, competing for second place. No one will beat Google at their own game of traditional search, a great email client, aggregation of video content, or a robust advertising stream. Really enjoyed your post @derekbrown.

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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. So the comment that I may be messing with search results and making myself even more lame seems to be turning out correct. While I had dismissed it, I'm now no longer #1 for the search - top ten lamest people - even though I was yesterday before Google spidered this page.

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From ‘have to learn’ to ‘want to learn’ at PwC France

Coorpacademy

Murielle Navarre, Head of Talent & Development, at PwC France, explains in this article published in The People Space how a new training resource gives employees more control and enjoyment as they upskill. With around 5,000 people working for PwC France, that’s a lot of people to keep up to speed. What we liked particularly about Coorpacademy’s approach is that it’s based on real evidence about the way people learn most effectively.

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Is it e-Learning or eLearning?

Tony Karrer

To back me up I went to Google Trends to see what the trend is for people searching. Here's what I saw: Worldwide - "eLearning" has almost caught "e-Learning" in terms of what people use in their searches. In the United States - "eLearning" is used more often in searches than "e-Learning". I just saw Gabe's post E-Learning: Will We One Day Lose the E? that discuss my post eLearning or Learning? More to It.

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Making the Move: Converting Training into Online Courses

360 Training

Effective instructional technologies and rich learning experiences coupled with flexibility and cost-effectiveness make elearning an ideal way for people to develop knowledge and learn new skills with ease. Well-crafted course descriptions help learners get an idea of the online training they are about to start, and can influence buying decisions when people search for courses on a website. eLearning is on the rise and it’s here to stay.

Benefits of e Learning

Unboxed

If you’re interested in any form of digital learning, you might search the terms: “eLearning,” “e learning,” “e-learning,” etc. According to Google Trends, keeping the term as one word — “eLearning” — is the most searched spelling over the past year. At this point, you’re probably thinking, “Great, so a lot of people search for “eLearning” on Google. Follow Follow Follow. The benefits of e Learning extend far past the desk of your employees.

Simple Ways To Build a Culture of Continuous Learning at Work

Litmos

Millennials also relish finding their own learning; according to Execu-Search’s 2017 Hiring Outlook , 76 percent of millennials say that professional development opportunities are one of the most important elements of company culture. Employees often turn to their phones for information — according to Google , 40 percent of people search for information using only their phones. Learning and development is in the middle of an exciting transformation.

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. By creating intelligent algorithms that made search results more personal, more geographically-sensitive, and ultimately more specific, Internet users spent less time search and more time discovering. 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.

What Is E-Learning Today?

looop

By the end of the 2000s, web-search and constant connectivity had given the world’s information to every employee, whenever and wherever they needed it, and e-learning seemed like a facile distraction rather than a critical performance enabler. When people access the answers and guidance to help them perform, that’s when you know it’s the right solution. In the L&D world, e-learning today can sometimes be seen as the poor cousin to instructor-led training.

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.

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. Find-the-Expert function – people search and communication via chat, thread and email. Social learning. It is essential for any association learning management system (LMS).

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. Content tagging (new word for keyword metadata) and search by tag. Find-the-expert functionality with people search and communications via chat or mail.

How To Use Green Screen In Your Marketing Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

Over 33,000 people search for green screen help each month, and most people think that it takes complicated software to accomplish this visual effect. Green software can be intimidating for many people, but there are simple and effective solutions that allow you to save time and make fantastic videos quickly. Green screen technology has been around since the early 1900s. But did you know that green screen technology isn’t exclusive to the color green?

How to Create a DIY Green Screen Video Effect

TechSmith Camtasia

Over 33,000 people search for green screen help each month, and most people think that it takes complicated software to accomplish this visual effect. Below are some tips on how to use the green screen software: Green software can be intimidating for many people, but there are simple and effective solutions that allow you to save time and make fantastic videos quickly. Green screen technology has been around since the early 1900s.

How the Q&A Model Increases E-Learning Engagement

ICDTranslation

People always search for new information and the internet is one of the easiest ways to receive an answer to your question. With time, Q&A services gained a lot of popularity and people started logging directly into such sites to get an answer they need. A community-based Q&A model – this is a form of knowledge-based community, where people search for personalized answers.

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Why Video Microlearning is Perfect for Combating Short Attention Spans

Instilled

What learning tools do is make it easy for people to create, edit and collaborate on high-quality, often short videos. Their success is founded on a simplicity of interface that allows learning professionals and people at all levels of a company to enhance and add videos, and rapidly create their own content on any smart device with a camera. Social and collaborative tools are a priority for businesses because they’re the way people prefer to learn.

What’s New in Adobe Captivate Prime

Adobe Captivate

This is a huge new functionality for learning administrators and content creators who want to formalize or control the search terms associated with their learning content. This will let people search for courses and learning programs, get recommendations, check status and much more, from right within the slack channel. This week Adobe launched the latest updates to Adobe Captivate Prime LMS.

How to do SEO for eLearning in 3 easy steps

LearnUpon

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is essential to successful marketing today. It does assume you know a little about search engine optimization already. Each keyword should be a word that people searching for your course would use – so avoid jargon known only to people who are already experts, and use plain language wherever you can. The higher the search volume associated with a keyword, the greater its potential to drive traffic to your store.

Discover Your Organization’s Learning Ecosystems

Watershed

While many learning opportunities are obvious, others can be subtle—such as informal conversations or impromptu Google searches. How do people approach their own professional development independent of formal learning efforts? Look for all the ways people search for and find information. In the introduction to this series, we explained how your organization’s learning ecosystems are comprised of different L&D tools and technologies.

Spotlight On…You!

eLearning Weekly

This tells me that people are increasingly seeking employment (no real surprise, I suppose). There are a few big advantages for doing this: You’ll get exposure on a blog that is read by thousands of people each month. Your profile will be indexed by search engines, so your name may begin showing up when people search for certain keywords. Over the past few months, I’ve been excited to see traffic to my blog increase rapidly.

10 Search Engine Marketing Basics You Have to Master

DigitalChalk eLearning

Search engine marketing is a little like chess. In this post, I’ll be covering 10 search engine marketing (SEM) basics that you’ll need to master in order to succeed as a digital marketer. By the time you’re done reading, you’ll be ready to get your feet wet in the world of search engine marketing, and will have a much better idea of the resources you’ll need to continue your learning journey. Like many disciplines, learning paid search is an ongoing process.

How to Transform Your Remote Communication With Visuals

TechSmith Camtasia

I turned on the coffee pot, fired up my laptop, and searched for some semblance of normal life. And with people searching “work from home” at a five-year high, there’s no doubt we all need to shift how we’re communicating with others. The entire situation has not only changed the way I communicate with other people right now, but quite possibly forever. Not only are more people working from home, but they don’t have much of a choice either.

Wondering What YouTube Has to Say About Captioning YouTube Videos?

3Play Media

SEARCHABLE: Also, Google and other search engines can’t watch a video. What about all the incredible keywords and search terms you have in your video? ENGAGING: At its core, captioning helps people understand more. Regardless, captions help all users engage more, which keeps them watching your video longer – which search engines reward in rankings. Speaking Of … Can You Search for That?