LMS: The Vendor Search

Your Training Edge

Visit vendor websites to determine if any of them serve your industry or companies within your industry. Most LMS vendors include a client list on their websites, so it may be easy to look over the list and find similar organizations. One way to use the information you find is to contact the companies who are listed as clients on the vendor website. While you are looking at potential vendors, be sure to create an internal search committee.

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Searches, and a few surprises

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Can you look through the different terms or searches that are used to find your website. When was the last time you looked through the stats of your blog?

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SEO For LMS Websites: What It Takes To Get To The Top Of Google Search

Dan Keckan

It's not always evident which techniques we need to apply to make sure our websites are SEO optimized. Learning Management Systems Free eLearning eBooks LMS Websites SEO SEO LMSWhich rules must we absolutely not break? And which trends must we follow to make sure we rank the way we should be ranking? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Add SSL To Your Website (or Else)!

LearnDash

The topic I want to talk about is applicable whether you have online courses or not – and that’s implementing SSL ( Secure Sockets Layer ) for your website. In 2014 Google announced it would factor SSL into its algorithm for search rankings as a way to nudge websites to adopt certificates. There are many benefits to having SSL enabled on your site, some of which include… There might still be a small bump in search rankings.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

to search for and discover content. instantly via websites, direct link, QR code, the gomo LMS wrapper, social media, the gomo central mobile learning app and more — all with full xAPI analytics. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

The Benefits of Playlist Search

3Play Media

Growing up with Google, we’ve become accustomed to searching for what we want to know and finding it within the results. The only downfall is that video can’t be searched. That’s where playlist search comes in. Playlist search can help revolutionize your content and create a whole new user experience. What’s playlist search? Playlist search compiles videos together into a customizable playlist with transcripts and a search bar.

Creating Accessible Websites: Don't Just "Click Here!"

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Most people who surf websites don't think twice about the link they're about to click. Original Instruction Text:  Click here Revised Instruction Text : Click here to read the latest news   Looking to learn more about creating accessible websites? Check out Mary's upcoming mini course:  Website Accessibility: 17 Steps You Can Take Today to Ensure Future 508 Compliance.  by Mary Gillen.

ELEARNING AND PRESENTATIONS: In Search Of Free-to-Use Images

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

With a quick search you are sure to find the image you’re looking for.     As tempting as it might be to use images found via a Google search in your project, I’d caution against it. Most of the images you’ll find on the Internet while using any search engine are protected by copyright law.   Still wanting to search the web for an image of a puppy to use in a work project?  Go to Google's advanced search page.

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Awesome New Search Tool

Bottom-Line Performance

I found this search tool completely by accident last week. First, it organizes my past searches so that I can see them listed out every time I go to website. Then, it shows the search results two ways, as a list on the left and screen grabs on the right. It saves the links from my search that I select, allows me to add additional links that I already know, and make comments on what I place in the workpad.

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The Importance of Voice Search and Virtual Classrooms in Learning Platforms

Origin Fractal LXP

Here are some interesting stats on voice search: 20% of all searches on Google are voice-based 31% of smartphone users use voice search at least once a week 50% of all online searches will be voice-based by 2020 Almost 20% of all voice search queries are triggered by just 25 keywords Global voice commerce is expected to be worth $40B by 2022. offers further insights on the emerging market for voice search. Voice Search and Learning Experience Design.

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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ELEARNING AND PRESENTATIONS: In Search Of Free-to-Use Images

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

With a quick search you are sure to find the image you’re looking for.     As tempting as it might be to use images found via a Google search in your project, I’d caution against it. Most of the images you’ll find on the Internet while using any search engine are protected by copyright law.   Still wanting to search the web for an image of a puppy to use in a work project?  Go to Google's advanced search page.

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All You Need to Know to Create an e-Learning Website

Your Training Edge

To make it easier, let’s compare the models of two well-known e-learning websites — Coursera and Udemy. . Must-Have Features for e-Learning Website. The set of features defines not only usability but website development costs as well. Search. Search. Search by categories and parameters — like language, level or price — is a must for navigating through tons of content. . The e-learning market shows year-over-year growth.

Which Social Media Website Do Digitals Prefer Most and Why?

Your Training Edge

Focusing on their main prospects, Facebook is also striving to satisfy the digitals by keeping them engaged through external websites and mobile phones. LinkedIn is essentially a job search site which offers a single platform to post jobs and find jobs. Nothing has ever defined the true potential of technology and digital media better than Social Media. From family to business, social media has touched every single corner of our lives.

4 Tips to Create Voice Search Friendly Content

Hurix Digital

Here’s what voice search is and can be in the next few years: Google says 20% of all searches are voice based. By 2020, 50% of all online searches will be voice based. Approximately 20% of voice search queries are triggered by just 25 keywords. The real question for you is how are you going to leverage this to reach your audience better and help your website and business? How do we make “voice-search friendly web content”? Source: Google Search.

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Portfolio: Concrete Website

eLearning Brothers

This client wanted a simple website refresh and help with their search engine optimization. This WordPress site allows them to easily manage future content changes and text edits. Visit the Site. Multimedia Portfolio

Search Cube - An Alternate Search Method

Take an e-Learning Break

search-cube is a visual search engine that presents web search results in a unique, three-dimensional cube interface. It shows previews of up to ninety-six websites, videos and images. Other Search Engines: [link One of today's tips from the Smart Workers Guide to Social. Media online programme: [link]. Check it out: [link].

How To Sell Online Courses From Your Own Website

Pinlearn

Considering the best way to sell online courses , you can either create and sell online courses from your own website or leverage a self-hosted LMS solution or use third-party marketplaces like Udemy, Coursera, etc. . Contact us if you want to sell courses from your own website.

The Benefits of Playlist Search

3Play Media

Growing up with Google, we’ve become accustomed to searching for what we want to know and finding it within the results. The only downfall is that video can’t be searched. That’s where playlist search comes in. Playlist search can help revolutionize your content and create a whole new user experience. What’s playlist search? Playlist search compiles videos together into a customizable playlist with transcripts and a search bar.

7 Reasons Why WordPress Websites Get Hacked (and How to Prevent It)

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

As is true for open source software, WordPress acts as a magnet for hackers who keep trying to exploit your website. You do not want to wake up to the news of your website been hacked, find out that it is sending phishing emails or worse still, get suspended for hosting and spreading malware.

Learn a New Skill: Master Google Search

OpenSesame

Not that finding information is outrageously difficult, but learning to search for information quickly and effectively takes skill. As we increasingly rely on search engines like Google to find information and tackle projects, learning the tricks of the trade can be invaluable. Here are the top five Google Search tips that can help you dramatically improve your searching and save valuable time: . Learn Search Modifiers. Learn Search Qualifiers.

Porfolio: Flash Furniture Website

eLearning Brothers

It could be a type of flash cards game or search scenario. This client wanted a site where interior designers could browse his products, choose colors, view finishes, and add it all to a lightbox to submit for ordering. This concept could easily be used in eLearning to add interactivity to content. Multimedia Portfolio

9 Google Search Hacks to Make eLearning Development A Whole Lot Easier

eLearning Brothers

This post will go over how to find the eLearning problems with Google search. So, my fellow developers, let’s learn some Google search hacks that will make your eLearning development a whole lot easier. 1 Search Phrases or the Exact Order of Words. Quotes are a great way to search for a specific group of words. Search Solution: “Responsive Adobe Captivate Templates” #2 Search All the Pages in a Site. 7 Search for Only Images or Files.

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5 Places You Can Distribute Your Video To Get Maximum Traction On Your Website

mysimpleshow

Publish Videos On Your Blog Incorporating video into your blog posts will not only ensure visitors stay on your website for longer, but will help you gain a better rank on Google. Upload Videos to YouTube YouTube is the second biggest search engine in the world and can open up your brand to a whole new audience that might otherwise not have come across you. Posting your videos on YouTube will help boost your search engine ranking and expose your brand to more potential buyers.

How to Hire a Web Development Technology Partner for Your WordPress LMS Website Project with WisdmLabs

LifterLMS

Learn how to hire a web development technology partner for your WordPress LMS website project with WisdmLabs in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett from LifterLMS. The website is the business. The website is the business.

eLearning: Google Gets Into Online Learning with "Power Searching with Google" Course

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ George  I have recently written about  how to use Google to search for eLearning images you can actually use  and  how to search specific websites using Boolean operators in Google search queries. Those  Those skills, however, are just the tip of the Google search iceberg. Starting today (July 10), you can take a free virtual course called "Power Searching with Google" straight from the folks at Google.

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PowerPoint: Using the Microsoft Office Website to Find Related Clip Art Styles

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Believe it or not, clip art images on the Microsoft Office website are grouped by style number. In the search bar at the top of the page, paste in the name of your image and press [ enter ] on your keyboard. The Microsoft Office website is a great resource, as PowerPoint's clip art pane does not list the style numbers for images, nor does it let you search by style number if you already know it.

The Essence of a Coming Soon Page for a Killer start of your Website

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

People often mistake it for a page that pops up when a website is working on solving a certain problem or if the page is not quite ready. The second thing, and possibly the most important thing, is not launching your website on the date written on the coming soon page. If you are in the search for a plugin that will ease your task of creating a killer coming soon page, Coming. This is a guest post by Mirza Balalic at WebFactory.

Best Video Hosting Solutions for Online Courses

LearnDash

YouTube isn’t just a video streaming site—it’s also the second largest search engine in the world after Google. LearnDash WordPress hosting site speed videos website basicsYou’re creating a video series for your course. What video hosting platform should you choose?

Is your eCommerce website as fast as it can be?

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

You put in a great deal of thought, time, effort, and resources into all of these critical elements of your website and business. What I’m trying to say is, even with some top-notch products and an effective marketing strategy in place, you might not see the kind of results you’re capable of seeing, only because your website isn’t fast enough. . Having a fast website isn’t a nice-to-have feature, a bonus, a luxury, or even an option for that matter.

How to Sell Online Courses from your own website – You Should Know

Pinlearn

And guess what, I worked on creating my portfolio of courses, designed a website, crafted a marketing and brand strategy, and made money. I’m writing this article to tell you that it’s a good business proposition to sell online courses from your own website. Get YouTube Search Volume : It’s a well-known fact that YouTube is the largest video content engine. Step #3: Create your own Website. Now, the next step is to create your own website.

How to use ActiveCampaign with Your Online Course or Training Based Membership Website with Kay Peacey of Slick Business

LifterLMS

Learn how to use ActiveCampaign with your online course or training based membership website with Kay Peacey of Slick Business in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. And you can’t search within tag values either. So yeah, website and Facebook, I would say.

The Role of the Blog on the Company’s Website

Learnloft

You have a professional and functional website? One of the most effective ways to promote a brand or company on the Internet is to enrich the website with a company blog. What is the role of a blog on a company website? A Blog is a Tool that Significantly Raises the Visibility of your Business site in Web Searches. Raising your site’s position in the search engine is one of the most important functions of a blog. Is your company growing?

12 Websites for Free Vector Images Good for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Do a search for “free vector images” and you’ll find hundreds of sites that boast tens of thousands of free images. Websites that Offer Free Vector Images. To make things simple, I reviewed dozens of websites that claim they offer free vector images and narrowed them down to just a few. The problem is many of them are junk and not even worth your time. Besides, how many free vector images do you really need?

5 Outstanding Benefits Of WordPress for eLearning Website Development

Ayatas

WordPress is the best CMS platform which is used extensively for developing websites of any type, size, and business. So, if you are looking to start an eLearning website or wishing for a full-fledged learning management system, please get to know the below features and benefits of using WordPress for eLearning website development. A user from any technical or non-technical background can solely manage their eLearning website which operates on WordPress.

Find the Right WordPress Website Development Company for your Business?

Learnloft

Here are a couple of focuses to enable you to locate a decent web specialist: Choosing a website design organization relying upon the extent of work: Even before you set out to get a website, ensure that you are clear about what you anticipate. Would a web design alone suffice, or would you say you are searching for the coding also? Is it accurate to say that you are searching for an SEO (Search Engine Optimization) streamlined website?

Should You Use a Subdomain for LearnDash?

LearnDash

One question that can be a stumbling block for new users is whether they should host their course on a subdomain of their website or as a regular subdirectory. For years, you’ve been running a popular website devoted to helping emerging writers find representation in the publishing industry. Or, let’s say you run a popular sewing website. If you’re still on the fence, our advice is this: for smaller websites, keep things simple by hosting everything on your primary domain.

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