Adult Learner absorption rate: less than 0?

After so many classes in adult learning, I wonder how we have become so A.D.D. Especially after a long day at the office. My music mentor used to say “when the sponge is full, nothing more can go in.” How many times I’ve seen the full sponge. Interestingly, there is a lot of research on the topic. The good news is, there is a lot to learn. The bad news is, there is a lot to learn. “The Classroom” in Rockford has opportunites for adult learning at reasonable absorption rates. Check it out be clicking here.

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Gilligan’s Picks: The Top 3 Social Media Must-Haves on a desert island

If you were stuck on a desert island what 3 social media tools would you like to have?

1. WordPress

I could blog every day and when I was rescued I could take my blog posts and write a book.

2. Twitter

I could monitor twitter to see if any tsunamis were threatening my island.

3. Facebook

Hmmm, my least favorite but maybe my friends would start to help plan my rescue. With 1/3 of the people on the internet on Facebook my chances might be pretty good.

If you want more information on how to set these social media tools up. Click here. Or, email me.

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Top 3 things my customers get from me

1. Sense of Accomplishment

My customers leave my classes feeling like they have accomplished something.

2. Learn New Things

Social Media is the new frontier of the internet at the moment. There is always something new and refreshing to pass along to students.

3. Continued Support

We cover so much material it doesn’t sink in the first time. You can always call for a refresher.

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HOT weather – Stay hydrated!! Is 5 liters enough?

Leslie the health expert says to drink 1/2 your weight in ounces of water per day. So in my case 200# /2 = 100 ounces. So, this is 12 8-oz. glasses of water.

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Creating a commercial to reinforce your brand

Three easy steps for making a commercial.

1. Know your medium. Are you using radio, TV, YouTube or print?

2. Write the script.

3. Produce the commercial

Enjoy the fruits of your labor! If you are afraid to do this yourself you can hire Kathy to do it. Email her here.

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5 MAY – Cinco de Mayo

Happy Cinco de Mayo!!!

To see some party-ers, click here.

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April Showers bring May Flowers

Lots of rain this week. Daffodils like the rain better than all the COLD! Feel like chocolate to brighten your day? Click here for some ideas.

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3 keys to Good Blogging

According to Freshly Pressed the 3 top keys to a good blog post are:

1. Write unique content that’s free of bad stuff.

2. Add images. A picture’s worth a thousand words.

3. Tags. Then the search engines will classify your post more appropriately. (SEO).

Email me for more information.

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3 things that make a Perfect Day

1. Being Alive!

2. Family is Alive.

3. Doing something useful.

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Perfect Day for a Blogger

Recipe for a perfect blogging day:

9:00 am Sleep in.

10:00 Power up computer.

10:05 Moderate 25 comments from subscribers.

11:00 Review Annual marketing plan. Choose topic.

11:30 Compose Blog post.

11:35 Insert image.

11:45 Add tags.

11:50 Proofread.

11:55 Add another sentence. Proofread.

11:57 Publish!

11:58 Review Tweetdeck to see posts.

12:00 Lunch.

1:00pm Go for Bike ride. Clear mind.

5:00 Return from Bike ride.

5:15 Take shower.

5:30 Prepare dinner.

6:00 Eat dinner.

7:00 After dinner walk.

8:00 Turn on computer.

8:15 Visit Technorati. Comment on blog.

9:15 Visit StumbleUpon. Comment on blog.

10:15 Brush teeth.

10:30 Go to bed.

10:45 Dream about Social Media attracting more followers.


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