How I use social media professionally

Challenge to Learn

Recently a company ask me to to give them an introduction in the usage of social media, by explaining to them how I use it. I actively started using LinkedIn (my first social media site) in 2004. I started out very careful only connecting to people I knew really well, later I discovered that there is a value for looser a network as long as it is focused on a certain industry. This weekend I read an old but interesting post on LinkedIn strategies.

How To Maintain Momentum in Blogging

Experiencing eLearning

Someone asked me in last week’s eLearning Freelancer Bootcamp Q&A about how I maintain my blogging momentum. I’ve been blogging since late 2006, and I’m still publishing every week. That’s a lot of writing. Block time to write. Blogging

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Complete Guide To Promote Your YouTube Video

mysimpleshow

People may have different reasons for wanting to know how to promote YouTube videos online. Some people might want to promote YouTube video to promote their product or website online. The main intention of anybody posting a video on YouTube is because they want the whole world to see their video. YouTube does provide the appropriate Crowd Writer tools and necessary support to ensure that the video can be shared easily.

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “Emerging Technologies for the Classroom”

Adobe Captivate

I’ve since started writing chapter summaries (here is the last article ) so people can “preview” some of the great books out there and hopefully end up reading them! Chapter 9: “ Like, Comment, Share: Collaboration and Civic Engagement Within Social Network Sites ,” by Greenhow and Lee, in Emerging Technologies for the Classroom: A Learning Sciences Perspective.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

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. accessible YouTube tutorials and Netflix-style.

Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

I recently gave a presentation to the Online Network of Independent Learning Professionals about blogging to build your business. This is specifically about what I have learned about blogging to build your reputation as a learning consultant over my 9+ years of blogging. The recording of the presentation and discussion is available on YouTube. I started blogging in December 2006 as a tool for my own professional development. Blogging Platforms.

Social Media Libraries for Flash

Upside Learning

As social technology growth continues to march on and dynamic learning grows to be the need of the day, it is little surprise that social media has now become an integral part of learning as well. Various elearning development companies are integrating the popular social media services like Twitter, YouTube etc. These social media elements can also be integrated in the elearning courses or applications developed using Flash technologies.

Need YouTube Video Ideas? Where You Need to Look for Inspiration

TechSmith Camtasia

In this post, I’ll share the tactics I use to come up with great YouTube video ideas for my audience. Whatever the purpose of your video, your number one priority must be to find YouTube video ideas that are relevant to your audience. In my case, my goal is to reach people on YouTube and educate them about video editing, video marketing, YouTube creator skills, and Camtasia. In my case, my YouTube Channel growth is an important goal. YouTube search.

How to Make A Thousand Training Videos for YouTube FAST (Customer Story)

TechSmith Camtasia

Avaya is a global provider of business collaboration and communications software and services, providing unified communications, contact centers, networking, and related services to companies of all sizes around the world. Using YouTube for training. Knerr proposed that unlike Avaya’s existing knowledge base, which is only available to Avaya customers with a maintenance agreement, the vast majority of videos would be available for free on YouTube’s video platform.

Understanding Web 2.0

Integrated Learnings

Wikipedia has a write up on Web 2.0 are social networking, web mashups, and using the web to store and create content. Social networking is a crazy buzz word right now. Twitter , a micro-blogging and status update technology, is one of among many ways that web users are using social technology to share information. I think of popular web based social networking technologies as breaking down into three categories. Mashup Blog

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The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

This is number 4 in the series of blog posts entitled 'Shaping Education for the Future.' Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Almost everyone, it seems, is using some element of social media in the planning, development, delivery, management or evaluation of teaching and learning. Essentially, the Web has become more social.

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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.

Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange of Information by Paul on March 14, 2011 in social learning Most of us in the adult learning industry have already found and incorporated Twitter into our everyday lives. In my last blog post I wrote about leveraging the Law of the Few to manage change in the workplace. Blog this!

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!

Engaging course alumni using Facebook: the case of Ruforum

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

It's been a bit quiet on this blog because I had a nice long summer holiday - with a trip to Cambodja with my family which was wonderful. From now on - I'll try to blog weekly again. To start with an interview with Carolyn Nandozi from Uganda about her experiences facilitating a facebook group for alumni. RUFORUM has done this using Facebook. RUFORUM has a mandate to oversee graduate training and networks of specialization.

Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

TechSmith Camtasia

Writing a blog post is often time consuming and a lot of effort goes into research, writing, and editing. Since you’re already writing the post –why not also make a blog video? A vlog is a blog that is primarily delivered in video format. For our purposes, when we say blog video , we’re talking about a video summary of a blog post. You can use your blog video on social media to promote the post and drive traffic to the blog post.

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!

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. This should help drive traffic to your new blog on a daily basis. Blogging is a type of art in itself.

How to Create Profitable Online Courses and Membership Sites Even After Failures Along the Way with Pete McPherson from Do You Even Blog

LifterLMS

Learn how to create profitable online courses and membership sites even after failures along the way with Pete McPherson from Do You Even Blog in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett from LifterLMS. He also has a podcast and YouTube channel by the same name.

Buzz words of 2008

Learning with e's

Here are my 12 in alphabetical order: Blog groveling: This is the practice of certain companies to try to court popular bloggers and influencers to test, sample or endorse their new product or service. It extends to blog posting too. I have been approached several times by those who wanted to write ‘guest posts’ on my blog. I have blogged about this several times over the year and even gave a presentation on Edupunk at the ALT-C Fringe this year in Leeds.

Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? by Andrea on April 15, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Informal Learning , Training Development , blended learning , eLearning , social learning Recently, I was lucky enough to attend a keynote speech by Dr. John Medina on his book Brain Rules at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2011 conference. Blog this!

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Increasing Use Of Employee Training Software With The Spread Of Digitization

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In this age, new-age learners grasp information quickly: they write blogs and share their learning experience with others to develop a social-enabled learning environment. Social Learning at a Glance. With the spread of social networking platforms and websites such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn, there has been a tremendous increase in demand for similar tools to help people develop strong connections.

Blogging as literacy

Learning with 'e's

The advent of the social web has given people everywhere a virtually limitless new territory to discover and explore. Current figures suggest for example, that between 40 to 60 hours of video is being uploaded to YouTube every minute. Facebook is already the world's largest photo repository, and with almost 850 million accounts and over 100 billion connections, has to be one of the most influential communications devices ever created to bring people together.

Slugs and snails and social enzymes

Learning with e's

Wikis, blogs, podcasts, social bookmarking, RSS feeds, microblogs, social networking. You are learning something new now by reading this blog post, and I learnt something new while I was writing it. When we watch a YouTube video because several thousand people have already given it 5 stars. They have synergy and we should not forget the social dimensions each relies upon for their success. That's this blog post finished.

EVENT BLOG: Client Day - Refresh, Revitalise, Rejuvenate!

Unicorn Training

Multiplayer/social - Personalisation Reward - best part of game is when win. Most accessible - Candy Crush links into social network and showing you where friends are. Writing for eLearning - Getting the best out of your content Super award-winning eLearning Designer of the Year 2014 Sam Yates is up now. Write then cut then cut again - be brutal to get point across. 1) SkillsServe blog - all new release notes uploaded there.

Four roles for social media in workplace learning

Clive on Learning

I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning. There is no question whatsoever that social media is transforming our personal and business lives. Whether or not l&d professionals or senior managers embrace social media doesn't really matter in the long run, because there is no turning back, only futile resistance. Tags: social networking

2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging

Jane Hart

Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact Happy Christmas!   Here are 5 key themes in my reflective blogging this year.   Here I highlighted the fact that social media was beginning to have a big impact on  workplace learning.   Many organisations still view social media tools as "trivial" and "time-wasting" with no place in business and ban access to many of them.

Cultural hegemony and disruption

Learning with 'e's

The current exponential adoption of social media has huge implications for the system of education, itself a key component of cultural hegemony. How does social media disrupt cultural hegemony? Social media for example has achieved a remarkable success in eroding the power of previously elite media channels. Enter Wikipedia - the online social encyclopedia to which everyone has a stake in. Blogging is a new form of educational democracy.

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

or the ‘social web’. and provide some examples of current pedagogical practice using the Social Web. It is a complex network of dynamic resources that we all acknowledge is constantly changing to adapt to the growing demand for entertainment, communication and access to knowledge. Debate centres upon whether the emerging social applications constitute a sea change or revolution in the Web (cf. Essentially, the Web has become more social. The Network Society.

Evaluating Facebook and Twitter for e-Learning

eFront

Facebook and Twitter. The two biggest social sites on the web at the moment (there’s also Google+, but that’s for the most part a wasteland analysts say). YouTube for example, which started as a repository of mostly music videos, cat clips and “video blogs”, has turned into an excellent educational resource, teaching hundreds of millions of people lessons in cooking mousaka, playing the flute and everything in between.

LIVE BLOG - Craig Weiss 'eLearning 2020' Seminar

Unicorn Training

User experience - gestures, do you have to write content specific to platform or cross-platform? Colloboration/social media & MOOCs and the future of learning Social media in business - 3 types of software people use Bloomfire, YaMma, Needs buy in from top - if CEO does it people follow. Social media is really good for company relations but not traditional eLearning as can't be quantified. Watching a YouTube video for eg.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Her topic– personal learning networks, also known as PLNs. Here is a way for people to turn their interest in lifelong, independent learning AND social connections into a way of life. It took 40 years, but with the invention of the Internet and social media tools, Licklider & Taylor’s predication has come true. Educators today are pursuing professional development by building their very own Professional (or Personal) Learning Networks (PLNs).

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Her topic– personal learning networks, also known as PLNs. Here is a way for people to turn their interest in lifelong, independent learning AND social connections into a way of life. It took 40 years, but with the invention of the Internet and social media tools, Licklider & Taylor’s predication has come true. Educators today are pursuing professional development by building their very own Professional (or Personal) Learning Networks (PLNs).

Organizational Change Management Cited – Again – as Key.

Dashe & Thomson

In another post, Krigsman writes: Communications in [the context of ERP implementation] means explaining the business impact of technology decisions to a non-technical audience. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet.

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Evolution of Training Systems in L&D

Origin Learning

This blog post, attempts to unravel the changes in the world of L&D and examine if the TMS is relevant today. Social Learning at the Workplace. The growth of gamification and social networks prompted the ‘ Social Learning at the Workplace ’ trend. Organizations began to look for a Facebook-like platform that would let their employees learn. A lot of eLearning companies were quick to customize and deploy such social learning platforms.

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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. If it’s on YouTube, do YouTube things. If it’s on Facebook, do Facebook things. Facebook viewers tend to watch videos more passively; so edited videos need to be shorter (20 seconds to a minute long). YouTube viewers on the other hand, are searching for video so they are willing to watch longer.

Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an Engineering Background? Inkling , an ePublishing start-up based in San Francisco, is about to blow your mind through its reimagination of the textbook for the Social Age. By using technology like Inkling to engineer learning experiences, we help learners turn a social network into a learning network.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

Google first has become the mainstay of research for business pros and we’ll see a rise in solutions that support auditing, rating and sharing relevant professional resources within organizations that aligns with social and user generated content offerings. He also hosts the L&D Talk Youtube channel and is a popular blogger. Tony is best known in the eLearning industry for founding eLearning Learning , which pulls in blog posts from the most popular eLearning bloggers.

Your personal brand

Learning with 'e's

You can include a photograph as a background, write a short CV and also create links to your e-mail account, other websites and contact details. Alternatively, write a blog. 2) Set up a presence on a professional social network site. Currently the most popular professional social network service is LinkedIn - which touts itself as ''The World''s Largest Professional Network''. Set up your own YouTube channel.

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

Pinlearn

I was great at networking. I’m writing this article to tell you that it’s a good business proposition to sell online courses from your own website. Video SEO that works for YouTube is a specific course. Get YouTube Search Volume : It’s a well-known fact that YouTube is the largest video content engine. YouTube has video tutorials on many topics. Make sure to read the comments on the top ranked YouTube videos. Start a blog.