20+ Easy Ways Take Your Screen Shots from Boring to Brilliant

At some point or another, we’ve all used screenshots. They’re great for showing others what you see on your screen. Most people who take screenshots give them little, if any, thought. But if you’re an elearning or presentation designer, a little thought about how you use your screenshots can go a long way. Here isContinue reading “20+ Easy Ways Take Your Screen Shots from Boring to Brilliant”

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Social Bookmarking: Your Favorites Really Want to be Free

Raise your hand if you’ve ever experienced any of these things: A computer crash wiped out all of the favorites from your web browser You wanted to access a bookmark on your work computer from home (Or vice versa) You couldn’t find a bookmark you know you saved because there are too many or youContinue reading “Social Bookmarking: Your Favorites Really Want to be Free”

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Do You Have an Online Home-base?

Given the all too common scenario of outsourcing, off-shoring and a number of other names for staff reductions it is more important than ever to have a “home base” online. Even in the most secure positions, having an online home helps you find and make the most of professional opportunities. Contrary to the beliefs ofContinue reading “Do You Have an Online Home-base?”

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Better Than Bullet Points: Alternative Text Slide Designs

One of the most common challenges for anyone designing slides for presentations or elearning projects is what do with text content. Not only can too much text can be boring, it can distract your audience from the message you want them to take away. In many projects it is difficult, if not impossible to getContinue reading “Better Than Bullet Points: Alternative Text Slide Designs”

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Friday Finds | May 11, 2018

“Intelligent individuals learn from everything and everyone; average people, from their experiences. The stupid already have all the answers.”  — Socrates I love quotes. And I love learning quotes best of all. Last night the #lrnchat crew laid down a treasure trove of learning quotes. It is too hard for me to pick only one favoriteContinue reading “Friday Finds | May 11, 2018”

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5 More Great Books for Your Learning & Development Bookshelf

In case you missed it, Connie Malamed and JD Dillon both recently recommended 5 good books for Learning & Development pros. You should definitely slide over to their sites and check these out. Five New L&D Books To Check Out by Connie Malamed (@elearningcoach) 5 Must Reads for Modern Learning Pros by JD Dillon (@JD_Dillon)Continue reading “5 More Great Books for Your Learning & Development Bookshelf”

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How to Supercharge Your #PowerPoint Workflow

Do you know that you can upgrade your PowerPoint workflow with add-ins that put additional capabilities right at your fingertips? From finding great stock photos and icons to searching Wikipedia and adding an online map there are a lot of ways to upgrade your slides without ever needing to leave PowerPoint. Think about how niceContinue reading “How to Supercharge Your #PowerPoint Workflow”

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Time to Retire Your Business Card

Why do people still use business cards? Other than leaving them in a bowl trying to win a free lunch, I’m not sure. Gary Vee doesn’t know either. (Language warning) Let’s think about it for a second. What is the first thing you do when you’re meeting with someone new? If you’re like me, youContinue reading “Time to Retire Your Business Card”

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Interactive Video the Easy Way with Vizia

A couple weeks ago I shared some info about how Vimsy can help you improve the curation of online videos. As we learned, Vimsy has some nice features including the ability for access control and providing some useful insights via enhanced analytics. But what do you do when you want to add some interactive elementsContinue reading “Interactive Video the Easy Way with Vizia”

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