Successful Product Training Through e-Learning: Strategies For Success

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Educating and training employees on the product knowledge and selling skills are paramount to the success of the organization. If one looks at the history, most organizations offer classroom training courses to impart knowledge on new products, and sales tips to increase efficiency.

How to Localize Your E-Learning Training (and Get Ahead of the Competition)

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If you are or you would like to be a global player, you need to provide the same level of training to all your employees. It will facilitate the training process and help you achieve your goals and ultimately enhance your productivity. Engaged employees = higher productivity.

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Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia Studio, Articulate Storyline: Production Times

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The answer I provide is dependent upon a couple of factors. The production times mentioned above do not include the following: Writing an eLearning script. If you're going to include voiceover audio (and I highly suggest that you do since audio has been shown to improve the learner experience), you should create an audio script. Production includes, but is not limited to: Adding/editing text content such as callouts/captions.

The Beginners Guide to Successful Video Pre Production

TechSmith Camtasia

It All Starts With Video Pre Production. Knowing the end now lets you figure out some critical information in your pre production planning: Where is the video going to end up? You may want to add extra elements that identify the product, company, or organization.

Pro-Tips for B2B Voice Actor Demos

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Find out how to pronounce the company name and/or the product name. Follow Direction (if provided). Providing a conversational read and a dramatic read will showcase the breadth of your talent. Provide Your Name AND Read the Copy. Pro-Tips for B2B Voice Actors.

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New Research Reveals Failing to Focus on Visual Communication Threatens Productivity and Engagement Levels

TechSmith Camtasia

Our research reveals lack of visual communications threaten productivity and engagement levels — and not just with millennials, but with workers of all ages. People perform better and feel more engaged than with plain text — and that could boost productivity.

mysimpleshow VS. Presentation Tools

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Business, educational, and personal templates tailored for users are provided and serve as guidelines on how to write a great script. Thousands of custom illustrations are provided, and users can choose to use black and white images or add a hint of color.

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eLearning/Captivate Development: Let IconLogic Lend a Hand

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We can do it all, from story-boarding to script development to voiceover script development to turn-key Captivate production. We can even provide live, world-wide support or mentoring online. Do you have an immediate need to develop eLearning using Adobe Captivate? Need an eLearning script written? Our team of writers and Adobe Certified Experts (ACE) in Captivate can assist you in developing eLearning courses.

5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility

Web Courseworks

Most private companies still want to make a good-faith effort to deliver courses and products that are as accessible as possible. Accessible PDFs: NASWA and DOL provided accessible versions of downloadable PDF with proper tags and readable text (no scanned text or images).

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The three elements of building learning environments for VR training content

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Voiceover. Many experiences also use voiceover, which is typically used to help provide a learner general guidance as to what needs to be accomplished in the experience. Instead, think of the learner as a cast member in a theater production.

E-learning For Insurance Sector: Staying Ahead With Technology-driven Approach

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In an insurance industry, e-learning helps employees keep at par with changing norms and regulations, new products as well as processes in the market alone with regular mandatory compliance trainings. E-learning can provide continuous training support here. •

Should you use a script for your systems training videos?

Litmos

Screencasting is simply a technique for capturing your screen with voiceover and then sharing it online. What message will these videos convey about your product or brand? BONUS: This post contains video examples to help you determine your best process.

How to Optimise Video Content in Your E-Learning Courses

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You can break up the content of your e-learning course, providing the learner with variety. This includes videos that were not produced by large media or production companies. Even those videos have good production values, however, and learners will expect the same from yours.

e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less

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Your SME can double up as your audio-voiceover artist. If that sounds too ambitious, the SME can at least provide the right script to begin with. This rough-cut can then be transcribed and edited to create the final script for the audio-voiceover.

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6 Ways to Knockout the Challenges in E-learning Localization

CommLab India

Want to provide localized training for sales teams in order to better position your products and services in extended markets? Solution: If you have initial plans of localization, you can translate audio, video, and voiceover scripts right at the beginning.

5 Examples on How to Use Explainer Videos in Marketing

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Simply because more and more consumers prefer watching a short video to learn more about a product than waste a few minutes reading about it. Product awareness Explainer videos for product awareness or differentiation are probably the most common use of explainer videos for marketing.

Voice Over Tips for eLearning – During Recording (Part 2)

eLearning Brothers

Always perform a soundcheck before you actually start recording your voiceovers. These words provide a good indication of peak volumes that you will encounter while recording. Using headphones is more or less a preference when it comes to voiceover recording.

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How to Navigate Difficult Internal and External eLearning Customers

eLearning Brothers

By educating your clients you provide a valuable “insider’s perspective” that helps them understand how unreasonable their requests might be. Changing the voiceover that we’ve already recorded is like altering the script an actress uses for her lines.

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eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: How Much Time Does It Take to Create eLearning?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The answer I provide is dependent upon a couple of factors.     The production times mentioned above do not include the following:   Writing an eLearning script or developing a storyboard.   If you're going to include voiceover audio (and I highly suggest that you do since audio has been shown to improve the learner experience), you should create an audio script. What's your experience with eLearning production times?

A Conversation with Eric Lee about Voice Talent, Storytelling and the Industry

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Eric Lee: As a voice artist, I provide natural-sounding voice work that helps the learner stay focused on the content and understand it. Eric Lee: I take the same approach to writing as I do with voiceover.

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Adopting e-Learning: Tips for reaping business benefits out of your elearning initiative

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The Case: A leading direct selling company in the country was facing the challenge of educating and training its sales personnel on their products and selling skills on an ongoing basis. The courses were accompanied by an audio-voiceover which compensated for the minimalistic on-screen text.

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Estimating Time for Rebuilding an Existing Course Library with Captivate

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These text-only (no audio) courses were built more than five years ago with a lesser known authoring tool, and the finished products were generated in Flash. Tap into the audio path into the brain by replacing large blocks of onscreen text with voiceover narration.

Keeping Video Content Up To Date

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Today, companies rely more than ever on images and videos to provide instructions and deliver information, and to communicate with customers and employees. The speed and number of release cycles is increasing rapidly and product updates are requiring more frequent updates to all visuals.

eLEARNING: The Struggle for Online Attention

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64% of customers say they are more likely to buy a product online after watching a video.  Mayer established that combining images with a voiceover to be the most effective way of communicating information – 50-75% better, in fact.   Sparkol, makers of VideoScribe, sent 1,000 people a whiteboard animation and another 1,000 people a talking head video, both of which used the same audio file and provided the same content (a business coach making a pitch for new clients).

Publishing Success with Digital First Publishing – Part 2

Magic EdTech

Evolve provides team collaboration, Live Preview, and its single asset library allows users to make quick revisions across a course. Its goal is to support ebook publishers by making the publishing process scalable from creation through production and distribution. The tool provides templates, page layouts, drag and drop interfaces for visuals, movies, all with automatic text flow. Voiceover technology and other features allow built-in accessibility.

How To Develop A Channel On YouTube: 6 Steps To Popularity

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As a B2B-focused channel, you will need to dedicate more time to product demos and trade shows. People love hearing expert opinions on a product or service they want to try. Even if you don’t have the best equipment, you can still provide value with stories and information.

5 steps to getting started with Immersive Learning

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Strivr provides filmmakers, actors and post-production editors to execute the shoot, a unique type of moviemaking that requires a sophisticated level of artistry and skill.

Virtual Reality Case Studies in Healthcare, Enterprise, and Higher Ed

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The time is right for senior executives, including enterprise strategists, operations leaders, product owners, and marketing heads, to map out how they might put [AR/VR] technology to use.

eLEARNING: The Struggle for Online Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

64% of customers say they are more likely to buy a product online after watching a video.  Mayer established that combining images with a voiceover to be the most effective way of communicating information – 50-75% better, in fact.   Sparkol, makers of VideoScribe, sent 1,000 people a whiteboard animation and another 1,000 people a talking head video, both of which used the same audio file and provided the same content (a business coach making a pitch for new clients).

eLEARNING: The Struggle for Online Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

64% of customers say they are more likely to buy a product online after watching a video.  Mayer established that combining images with a voiceover to be the most effective way of communicating information – 50-75% better, in fact.   Sparkol, makers of VideoScribe, sent 1,000 people a whiteboard animation and another 1,000 people a talking head video, both of which used the same audio file and provided the same content (a business coach making a pitch for new clients).

Soundscapes for elearning

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Voiceovers and audio recordings often make up part of the content, however, it’s equally important to be aware of the whole soundscape that your elearning will exist in and create. “You are 66% less productive in a noisy open plan office.”

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Making the most of animation in elearning

Elucidat

Bringing in humor through the tone of the voiceover and the playful animation grabs attention without overshadowing the serious subject matter – something that would have been hard to achieve in a sensitive way through film.

Direct vs Consultative Digital Content Development

B Online Learning

We find this gives us the range we require when it comes to providing our clients with a solution that best suits their knowledge, skills, experience, budget and environment but ultimately the solution will match the expectations of the client. Video (existing or production).

Step by Step Guide: Create Explainer Videos for Your Marketing Campaign

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Mix it up, make it simple and hook the people on your product. Step 3: Offer the Solution By including an aspect like the environment that is future oriented and includes various possibilities for advertisement ideas and inspirational changes, this step will be to create a more approachable school that focuses on the individual rather than the product. Remember that you are writing the script that will be your voiceover at the end of the video creation process.

Why Engaging eLearning and a Fancy LMS is Not Enough

eLearning Architect

Providing individual modules reduces the commitment a learner has to make in order to consume the content. 3) Content tagging Most LMS will provide the option of adding keywords as tags for each course or module.