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Are You (Web)Camera-Shy?

Posted by John Parsons on Feb 9, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Some people are self-conscious in front of a camera. I’m one of them. As I’ve been working with our new product—Viddler Training Suite—it occurred to me that other trainees may have the same shyness as I do. Here’s some advice for trainees like me.

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3 Ways to Become a Better Leader

Posted by John Parsons on Jan 28, 2016 8:00:00 AM

By being “intentionally unimpressive,” great leaders make others feel they can do anything. But how can leaders learn to master this skill? (Hint: It’s the same way one gets to Carnegie Hall.)

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Viddler’s New Focus

Posted by John Parsons on Jan 20, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Viddler is in the midst of launching a new eLearning skills training product. Change is good, but it’s never easy.

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Ask these 3 Questions for Better Training in 2016

Posted by Darryl Rentz on Jan 6, 2016 9:00:00 AM

2016 is here, so it’s out with the old and in with the new. This year many businesses are planning on implementing new policies and processes and need a way to train their employees on the updates. In order to train effectively, business are starting or updating new online training programs using video. These companies understand video is the best training delivery tool and want to scale and/or bring consistency to their teams.

To make these goals happen, training managers need to ask these three questions: 

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Topics: Training

Video Trends to Care About in 2016

Posted by Elizabeth Allebach on Jan 5, 2016 9:00:00 AM

2015 brought a lot of attention to the use of video; from Facebook offering an endless scroll video feed to the eLearning industry captivating the teaching powers of video.

Video teaches the world how to tie a tie, bake a new recipe, or learn a new language. But what is next to come for video? At Viddler, we are taking a stab at what we think will be the hottest video trends of 2016!

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Topics: Learning, Interactive Learning, Video, eLearning, trends, Training

Best New Year’s Resolution for Startups

Posted by Darryl Rentz on Dec 29, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Spend less in meetings and more in development. Or as Fab founder Jason Goldberg puts it, "Less Meetings, More Doing."

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Topics: Opinion, Blog

7 Steps: Video Training & Reinforcement

Posted by John Parsons on Dec 17, 2015 2:40:09 PM

We’re really excited about the upcoming Viddler Brio release, focusing on sales training, role-play, and reinforcement. Here’s a quick overview:

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Topics: Blog, Interactive Video, Infographic

5 Ways to Turn Webinars Into Real Training

Posted by John Parsons on Dec 10, 2015 8:00:00 AM

There are good webinars and death-by-PowerPoint bad ones. Very few of them provide a measurable learning experience, however. Here are some tips for turning this common online business practice into a viable training medium.

Online webinars are one of the most common ways for companies to hold a “virtual event,” usually a lecture, a panel discussion, or a product presentation. Sometimes, they’re even a source of revenue, if the presenter’s information is in high demand. However, webinars seldom provide a measurable means of skills training or reinforcement. If your goal is to convey practical knowledge and have your trainees retain it, some re-thinking is in order.

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Topics: Blog, Interactive Learning, Training

5 Ways to Make Your Sales Team Leaner & Meaner

Posted by John Parsons on Dec 3, 2015 9:15:20 AM

Sales reps—especially the mobile ones—increasingly have to produce more results with less time and resources. Practice, role-playing, and reinforcement are critical to building their skill set, but how can that happen when your people are never in the same place, at the same time? Interactive, online video is the answer.

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Topics: Blog, Interactive Learning, Interactive Video

How Interactive Video Could Help Save the Planet

Posted by John Parsons on Nov 24, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Starting next week, leaders from over 190 nations will gather at the COP21 Climate Change Conference in Paris. The goal of the UN event is a global agreement to avert catastrophic climate change. To prepare event participants, a leading public policy research group used the power of interactive video.

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Topics: Blog, Interactive Learning, Interactive Video


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