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. Blogs, writing and reading. I know that blogs are not as hot anymore as they were 10 years ago, but for me they are still very important. I write this blog and I read lot’s of them. Here are some of the tools I use: I write this blog in WordPress. Following other blogs is much more difficult.

Why Videos and Images Rule for Social Media with Jessie O’Donnell

TechSmith Camtasia

When it comes to using social media to help your customers, it’s often better to show, rather than tell. It’s no secret that videos and images win on social media channels. For businesses, social media is a place to connect with customers.

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Introducing the TechSmith Social Media Team

TechSmith Camtasia

You might be a subscriber to our blogs , interact with us on Twitter , and/or check out our Facebook pages every once in a while… but you’re still wondering, who are the people behind all this social media magic, and what’s in it for me? I serve as a TechSmith champion to maintain, grow, and work with a variety of communities who are engaged with TechSmith products and services online. Q) What’s your favorite social media disaster of the year?

Blog Book Tour: Social Media for Trainers--stop #9

ID Reflections

#SoMe for Trainers: Beating the Forgetting Curve This is the 9th stop of the Blog Book Tour for Jane Bozarth's new book, S ocial Media for Trainers. With her focus on the main tools that have grabbed “global imagination” namely, Twitter, Facebook, Blogs and Wikis, Jane Bozarth writes a lucid, eminently readable account of what technology has to offer in terms of Social Media tools and their position in the sphere of learning.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

wanting a better product within a year or. Fosway Group (2017), ’Fosway 9 – Grid Authoring Systems’ Share Stories with Screen Recording1 1 11Index: Table of contents gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning.

Social Media for Trainers: Filled with Great Ideas and Techniques

Kapp Notes

So this is wild for me, first time I am a tour stop on a blog book tour! I've been an author on blog book tours but now I get to be a stop on a tour and I couldn't be happier to be a stop for my friend and prolific author, Jane Bozarth. Social Media for Trainers is a great book for understanding the ways to leverage social media to extend training beyond the traditional four walls. And Kudos to Jane for writing at the edge of technology.

Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training by Jim on May 3, 2011 in social learning A continuing theme among my blog posts has been the difficulty of demonstrating the ROI of social learning initiatives. As she writes: “A recent Gallup study found that firms with engaged workforces have 2.6 Blog this!

Social Media for Trainers: Filled with Great Ideas and Techniques

Kapp Notes

So this is wild for me, first time I am a tour stop on a blog book tour! I've been an author on blog book tours but now I get to be a stop on a tour and I couldn't be happier to be a stop for my friend and prolific author, Jane Bozarth. Social Media for Trainers is a great book for understanding the ways to leverage social media to extend training beyond the traditional four walls. And Kudos to Jane for writing at the edge of technology.

Freinet and social media

Learning with 'e's

When I wrote Blogging with Freire , I was speculating on what that great Brazilian educator and theorist might have made of educational blogging - a concept he never knew, because he died before the Internet and social media came in to common use. If he had seen them, what might Freinet have made of digital technology, and what would he have said about social media in education?

How we keep up our Social Media Marketing game?

Hurix Digital

Kami Huyse, the Oprah Winfrey in the world of public relations, says, “The first rule of social media is that everything changes all the time. The world is becoming smaller, thanks to the magnitude of information available on social media platforms alone. A BFSI sector client advertising on social media has to navigate a veritable minefield of rules, regulations and norms. Unraveling the Social Media Strategy.

Various ways to use social media as a facilitator or trainer

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

More and more often we meet trainers and facilitators who are working mainly face-to-face and would like to use the opportunity of social media to facilitate more online because it may enhance the quality of your trajectory. A great model has been developed by Jane Hart: how to use social media in e-learningtrajectories: We believe you may also use this model to think about how to use social media in face-to-face learning trajectories. (1)

10 Best Social Media Strategies by Successful Online Course Creators

learnWorlds

In today’s digital age, it is simply impossible to ignore social media. More and more people are using social media – especially millennials and the younger generation, and by 2025 we expect that the number of global social media users will surpass 4.41

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? So here are descriptions of ten applications representing different social media technologies that promote learning. Be sure to do additional research and comparison with similar products prior to making a selection as this is just a small sampling. Category: Blogs. Blogging to teach others is common in the public domain, but not so within an organization.

Social Media, elearning, Blogs, Lifestream, & Productivity

Big Dog, Little Dog

It used to be simple, you just placed some ads in whatever newspaper that was most suited to your product, but now that world is becoming ever more irrelevant. eLearning Learning , a collection of blog posts and articles all around eLearning, now has a blog. The long tail of blogging is dying - guardian.co.uk. Because blogging isn't easy. Writing a blog post is a lot harder than posting a status update, putting a funny link on someone's Wall, or tweeting.

How to Run an Employee Social Media Ambassador Program

Everwise

The same study found that 50% of employees already post messages, pictures or videos about their work life on social media and more than one-third speak positively about their jobs on social media. Work and social media are inextricably linked for most employees in today’s day and age. But which businesses have had success at activating their employees on social media at scale–and produced results?

5 Tips for Writing Compelling Sales Content

Zunos

Many people get caught up in the actual writing of the content – as in, typing the words out – and they don’t realize that there’s a lot of important work to do before you even start putting words into a document. Write compelling sales copy for each stage of the journey.

Video Marketing on Social Media: 5 Ways To Maximize Your Efficiency

TechSmith Camtasia

However between Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, iTunes and all the other growing social networking platforms, this can be a daunting task. Cater the video toward the different target audiences that would be interested in your product. Facebook Live is where you can answer a question like “How to write a mission statement for your business” or “What’s the difference between a vision statement and a mission statement” if you are a business coach.

11 Great Social Media Content Ideas for Online Course Creators

learnWorlds

Social media marketing is becoming popular day by day. On social media, the audience pool is larger compared to other channels. Social media offer highly targeted demographics which make the marketer’s job more effective and resourceful.

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

LifterLMS

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. Tina and Chris get into several topics around social media and automation for course creators and membership site owners. Social Web Suite is a social media management tool that helps entrepreneurs with navigating the complicated and ever-changing world of social media platforms.

LMS/LCMS Social Media & Side Notes

eLearning 24-7

If you haven’t been looking at LMS/LCMS solutions lately or if you have, you may be noticing a trend - social media. Instead, let’s call it, what it really is and what it will be going forward – “Social Media&#. To have a better understanding on social media, I have provided the types of social media followed by an example. Social Media – Followed by an example. Social E-Mail - Google Buzz.

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How to Sell Digital Products with 50+ Profitable Ideas

learnWorlds

Consumers are embracing digital products and services, such as music, ebooks, and online courses, at a greater rate. Many entrepreneurs have created whole businesses around digital products, and a new generation of creators monetizes their audience by selling digital products.

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How to Write an RFP for LMS Vendors

Web Courseworks

When every organization or product you are considering follows the same guidelines, answers the same questions and provides the same materials, it is easier for you to compare them and determine which best suits your eLearning program goals. Reach agreement by requiring each department that wants to use the LMS to write up “Use Cases.” Click below and access an outline to begin your RFP process: The post How to Write an RFP for LMS Vendors appeared first on Web Courseworks.

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17 Online Tools You Need For Awesome Social Media Content

learnWorlds

When it comes to social media marketing , the situation looks a bit like a top modeling competition. Luckily, there is now an abundance of modern online tools focused on social media content creation. 17 Online Tools You Need For Awesome Social Media Content.

Marketing Never Ends – How Does Product Education Help?

Talented Learning

Blog posts, paid advertising, white papers, hero videos, webinars, social media, specialized landing pages – the choices are endless. Truth is, most of these new users will take one first look at your product. You just invested all sorts of time and money in marketing campaigns to get people in the door, only for them to question your product’s value and walk away. Product Education. How to Bootstrap Product Education.

Tips for Adding Visuals to Your Social Media

TechSmith Camtasia

One of the most popular ways to use video, however, is on social media — especially Facebook. But what does it take to be successful with social media videos? Facebook is the king of all social media platforms. Video is eye-catching, memorable, and an easy way for non-customers to get introduced to your product. The Social Media Video Experimental Campaign. It’s hard to say what will be the next big thing in social media.

Blogging For Your Business – What Do You Know About It?

Your Training Edge

That’s true of most online marketing practices, but it applies doubly to blogging. Not so long ago, blogging was niche. But blogging has come into the light and younger generations are. Blogging is a lot of work. The first misconception is that blogging is a big amount of work. Is blogging a lot of work in comparison to, say, cold calling or personally designing all of the ads you put out through social media? Blogging isn’t cost-effective.

How To Use Images & Videos to Promote Your Online School on Social Media

learnWorlds

The same stands for images and videos shared on social media. Sadly, there is no magic wand that can turn your social media visuals to showstoppers. We break down 7 visual content tips for social media images and videos.

35 AI Writing Tools to Help You Create & Market Your Online Courses [2022]

learnWorlds

Creating online courses is a process that starts with content writing. Content creation doesn’t stop in writing your online course content. There are AI writing tools available that can generate quality marketing content for your courses – all with the click of a button!”.

Product Review: Saba Social

eLearning 24-7

So, when I went and checked out Saba Social, Saba’s new social learning platform, I had very low expectations. Saba Social is a very solid product, that despite a few hiccups and “huh&# moments, achieves what it sets out to do, provide a user friendly social experience. Over 25 different social media types and Saba Social sticks with the ones everyone always sees – WHY? Blog – your external blog.

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How to Monetize a Blog: 12 Ways Used by Successful Bloggers

learnWorlds

Looking for ways to monetize your blog? Here’s a list of 12 ways to help you with your blog monetization strategy. 3 Way #3: Turn Your Blog Into a Membership Site. 4 Way #4: Sell Physical Products. 5 Way #5: Sell Digital Products.

Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Re-evaluating Evaluation by Barbara on March 16, 2011 in Project Management/Project Delivery For years, I have dutifully included a description of Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Learning Evaluation in every proposal for every company I have worked with. One of my discoveries was Jane Bozarth , who writes a monthly column called “Nuts and Bolts” in Learning Solutions Magazine.

Workplace Productivity

Tony Karrer

One of the favorite quotes I used to use during presentations was Drucker - The most important contribution of management in the 21st century will be to increase knowledge-worker productivity. Complexity of Productivity for Knowledge Work Productivity is defined as: the ratio of the quantity and quality of units produced to the labor per unit of time For some knowledge workers, we can reasonably define things this way. See Tom Davenport and Blogging - He is Wrong!

13 Reasons Why This Blog Is Irrelevant

Mitch Moldofsky

Ever wonder why so many blogs have numbers in the title? Social Media marketers tell us this is what people like to click on. which reflects the fact that blogs are all about marketing, really, rather than sharing info with peers. Even so-called "mommy bloggers" will sell their space to plug products and cut and paste PR materials to give their "review." No one is writing this, it's all AI.

What I’m Working On

Nick Leffler

The revival it creates is excellent, although I have to admit it’s hard to sit still after so much productive time. Picking up a 2nd blog and trying to keep that up weekly has given me a bit more to think about, and some gear switching to do. I have plans to create another course on getting started blogging with WordPress.com. I continue to blog on this website almost weekly including a recent post about my WordPress update process.

Getting the bloggers to write

Learning with 'e's

One of the perennial problems teachers face, especially in early years education, is trying to get children to write. The main problem is that children are expected to write in a vacuum, for an audience of one (the teacher). But several schools are beginning to address this 'won't write' problem by making it entertaining and productive through the use of social media. abstract writing education learning Heathfield School blogging literacy

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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Blogging: Five of the best

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Florian Klauer on unsplash I have been privileged over the past few years to have garnered a good audience for my writing. As this blog approaches 8.5 Blogging has always been one of the ways I best express my ideas, and coupled with teaching, public speaking and a number of interviews on video and through podcasting, it has been my main channel of communication and dialogue with my professional community in recent years.

Josh Hall Helps Web Designers Create Agencies and Make Digital Products to Accelerate Freedom

LifterLMS

Learn how Josh Hall helps web designers create agencies and make digital products to accelerate freedom in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett from LifterLMS. and check out Josh’s podcast, blog, and tutorial YouTube channel.

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Social networking & the workplace

eFront

Dan Pontefract’s recent blog post on companies (not) allowing Facebook at work has prompted me to dust off the topic of how social helps companies get the business of communicating, collaborating and learning done – and hence the business of business done! What most do not realize is that “some 70% of the extra profit to be made through social technologies has nothing to do with marketing. Social is not a feature. Social is not an application.

Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Can Games Transform the World? If a receipt looked suspicious, players could write a description and hit an Investigate This! In her guest blog post on LEEF blog , Koreen Olbrish , CEO at Tandem Learning, outlines several theories that justify games and simulations as learning strategies, including these: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s Flow Theory. Blog this!