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

Complete Guide To Promote Your YouTube Video

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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.

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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. Writing.

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

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YouTube is one of the biggest online platforms with a lot of potential for any creator. Here’s how you can develop a channel on YouTube with these six easy steps. If you really want to get famous with the help of YouTube, you will need to take this as something more than just a hobby. Write Great Video Scripts The next thing you will need to start doing is writing great video scripts.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

accessible YouTube tutorials and Netflix-style. Google AI Blog (2014), ‘A picture is worth a thousand (coherent) words: building a natural description of images’ 4 Give Your Video. the chance to write their answer in a text box. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

How to Make a YouTube Video: The Definitive Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

It’s no secret that YouTube is the ultimate place to post video content. YouTube has over 1.9 Top YouTube content creators can make hundreds — if not thousands — of dollars a day, but ironically, being successful on YouTube has little to do with actually making a video. Today I’m going to share with you techniques from some of the top YouTubers that show exactly what you should (and shouldn’t) do for YouTube content creation. YouTube search.

How we lost our official YouTube channel

TalentLMS

This is the story of how we lost our official YouTube channel and the related Google+ page for TalentLMS. We also use it for sharing videos through YouTube. We considered YouTube to be “indestructible”, so we made those videos part of the product. For example, whenever someone creates a new TalentLMS account, he or she can check out a small course that comprises YouTube videos from our channel. YouTube offers a “ channel undelete ” option.

How we lost our official YouTube channel

TalentLMS

This is the story of how we lost our official YouTube channel and the related Google+ page for TalentLMS. We also use it for sharing videos through YouTube. We considered YouTube to be “indestructible”, so we made those videos part of the product. For example, whenever someone creates a new TalentLMS account, he or she can check out a small course that comprises YouTube videos from our channel. YouTube offers a “ channel undelete ” option.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

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. The following tips will help you optimize your YouTube videos and make sure your users can easily find the right content. Avaya used Camtasia and Blue Yeti microphones to create their Youtube training videos. At a glance.

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.

Office 365 Video: Your Corporate YouTube

TechSmith Camtasia

YouTube is a great service for sharing videos and screencasts publicly with the world. Office 365 Video addresses the gap left by YouTube’s wide open security. Office 365 Video feels simple in comparison to more mature video offerings like YouTube, yet it’s privacy and security features are likely to be more important for companies trying to keep their video content confidential. YouTube has a similar delay, but the delay felt much longer on Office 365 video by comparison.

Social Media Libraries for Flash

Upside Learning

Various elearning development companies are integrating the popular social media services like Twitter, YouTube etc. A couple of months back, the Adobe Captivate blog demonstrated a twitter widget that can be integrated within a Captivate Flash output to send a tweet (as questions/suggestions/comments etc.) YouTube – The YouTube API for Flash, allows developers to load the YouTube video player in Flash files. YouTube has the APIs for ActionScript 2.0

Transform YouTube into an ACTIVE learning tool for your students

E-Learning Acupuncture

was kind enough to write me an email out of the blue earlier this week. In her email she wanted to introduce me to a novel way in which the GMAT Prep team at Knewton was leveraging YouTube’s free video hosting service. Chris Black at Knewton has prepared a great blog post that describes how to make these interactive logical branching videos. YouTube branching logic questionNina Arjarasumpun, from Knewton Inc. ,

9 Simple Hacks to Write Better Knowledge Base Articles

TechSmith Camtasia

We will walk you through nine tips that can get you through writing an informative, knowledge base article. To write an effective knowledge base article Here are five questions, which will help you develop excellent customer education content : What is the goal of the content?

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.

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.

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.

How to Write an Awesome Script (Fast) With Dana Haines

TechSmith Camtasia

There are many different ways to write a script but having an efficient process to go from the blank page to a completed video is the key to faster scriptwriting. You’re not writing a novel – focus on the information that needs to be included first.

Inspiring keynote of the past?

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Follow the challenge on my JuneEdTechChallenge blog tag and on Twitter using the #JuneEdTechChallenge hashtag. And write your own entries too. Day 16 of the #JuneEdTechChallenge and we’ve been asked about an inspiring keynote of the past.

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The Flipped Learning Revolution — Coming to a Brain Near You?

Dashe & Thomson

Instead, instructors can deliver lectures via YouTube as homework, and then spend the next day in class helping their pupils work through sticking-points. As Daniel Pink writes in an article for The Telegraph , the flipped classroom is so intuitive that when you hear about it “you want to slap your forehead at the idea’s inexorable logic.” Classroom Learning Innovation Video YouTube blended learning elearning innovation instructor-led training video web-based training youtube

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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.

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

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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! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

Blogging as literacy

Learning with 'e's

Current figures suggest for example, that between 40 to 60 hours of video is being uploaded to YouTube every minute. My view is that in the social media universe, blogging is potentially the most powerful tool. Time and again, blogging is proving its worth in education and training, with countless learners discovering that sharing their ideas, sharing content and discussion ideas worldwide has a whole range of benefits.

The Angry Birds Community: Social Learning Utopia?

Dashe & Thomson

We play Angry Birds on an Android phone – when we get stuck and click Hint , we are are transported to YouTube, where we watch a video that shows us exactly how to solve our current level. A search for “Angry Bird Walkthroughs” on YouTube returns 18,500 results. Diane Rees , in her Instructional Design Fusions blog, offers a thorough examination of the relation between games and participation in social media.

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!

“It’s Like Writing a Play:” Make Screencasts Painless with Storyboards, Scripts

TechSmith Camtasia

This tends to lead to hours of frustration, eventually pushing us away from our video project and toward cat videos on YouTube. Before starting any video, we write down exactly what we want the viewer to take away from the video,” said John. It’s a lot like writing a play.”. Their process is simple: Write down what you want to communicate with your video. Write an audio script to guide viewers through the information. Screencasting is daunting—it’s no secret.

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? Likely you recited the phone number in your head, or even out loud, until you could write it down. If someone asked you the next day to write down the phone number for them, could you do it? Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS?

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

Unicorn Training

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. Writing style - use active voice, remove all jargon, say more with less (if a picture says 1000 words then use it!), Writing with graphics - use text to only enhance or reinforce point whether alongside pic/vid etc.

eLearning and Fun: Two Words Not Normally Seen Together

Dashe & Thomson

Over at the Learning Circuits blog, the big question for July is “How do you make eLearning fun?&# They are not asking for much there, are they? As my grandmother used to say, Uff Da… Before I write myself into a tips for fun eLearning quagmire, I think it would be prudent to back up a little bit and ask “Should eLearning be fun?&# My answer to that, in classic consultant fashion, is it depends. eLearning elearning Fun user adoption web-based training youtube

Ad-hoc Social Learning Environment - How a Blog Drives Learning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

We decided to outline our curriculum in a skeletal form using a blog, and then set social interactions in the curriculum context. Blog is the watering hole A learning blog is so much a happening place! The blog has a personal touch, it is easy to follow, its updates are delivered to participant's RSS reader instantaneously. We used Blogger, the Google blogging tool. The instructor's blog posts were very short - often less than one hundred words.

Live Blogging WordCamp - Day2

Web Tools for Learners

you write it down. Running Your Blog Like a Pro - David Peralty. Blog every day. promote your content - network, social bookmarking & sharing, comment on other blogs, Twitter etc., make your blog dummy proof - every page has contact info, make it easy to advertise, offer to promote their content. guest posting on other blogs? Mark McKay - Video Blogging. Mark McKay - Video Blogging. Our awesome M.C. Matthieu.

LIVE BLOG - Craig Weiss 'eLearning 2020' Seminar

Unicorn Training

User experience - gestures, do you have to write content specific to platform or cross-platform? Watching a YouTube video for eg. Live updates throughout the day from Craig Weiss' 'eLearning 2020' Seminar at The Kia Oval. The End! eLearning Age's Clive Snell wrapping up the day - "Craig, fantastic input, fantastic views, we love the controversy and we hope to you again very soon!"

Valuing all Sources of Learning

Matthew Guyan

At the beginning of each session I like to find out a little about each person – such as their background, their experience – and while most people are brand new to eLearning authoring usually there’s at least one or two who have been experimenting with the tool or they’ve watched some ‘how-to’ videos on YouTube or they’ve read some articles on websites/blogs or they’ve asked questions in (or visited) the eLearning communities.

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. I also mentioned that this would mean not only a new toolset, but also a new mindset and new skillset for both learning professionals and employees – something that I picked up on in a later blog posting in April.   I look forward to more reflective blogging in 2011. 2011 C4LPT blog

3 powerful ideas you should steal from marketing

Making Change

I recommend you view this post in the blog. Not allowed to watch YouTube? Instructional design examples format choice humor motivation writing style Marketers and trainers have the same goals: They want people to do something. But they achieve those goals in vastly different ways, and I think marketers often do it better. Let’s look at some techniques we can steal from a successful marketing video.

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The Best Script Writing Strategy When You’re Just Getting Started With Andy Owen and Justin Simon

TechSmith Camtasia

Are you a video creator stuck with your script writing process? When you’re just getting started, it can take time to develop a video script writing strategy. Script writing is an essential part of video production. Justin relies on a tried and tested video script writing method.

Instructional Design in the Collective World of YouTubers

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I'm not sure I understand the bashing of YouTube and the training pundits that "came out of the woodwork to benchmark YouTube's impressive statistics." Explaining complex technical procedures using video makes more sense than writing every little step down.even though that may need to happen as well, later. This article by A.D. Detrick via Training Day is an interesting read.

What Computer Should I Buy?

Adobe Captivate

Don’t forget that at the time I’m writing this article the most up to date version of Adobe Captivate in 2019 update 1. A lot of YouTubers are also serious video editors for apparent reasons. Adobe Captivate Blog Get Started blog computer create software simulation system specsThe actual specifications for Adobe Captivate are relatively low.

The Best Script Writing Strategy When You’re Just Getting Started With Andy Owen and Justin Simon

TechSmith Camtasia

Are you a video creator stuck with your script writing process? When you’re just getting started, it can take time to develop a video script writing strategy. Script writing is an essential part of video production. Justin relies on a tried and tested video script writing method.

TCC09: Digital User-Generated Content and Our Emerging Digital Literacy

Experiencing eLearning

“Video mashing, game modding, Youtube, wikis, blogs, and the communities that rise up around them are becoming yet another facet of our communication landscape. Used Story Exchange–upload stories with your characters, they can be rated like on YouTube. Digital literacy–being able to write using 21st century tools. Posted in e-Learning, Games & Simulations, Read/Write Web. Liveblogged from the TCC online conference.