Like symbol on white backgroundWe’re lying low and taking some time off until early August, so now seems like a good time to go into the archives and highlight some of the more popular posts from the past. The following are the six most viewed posts – in descending order – on the Tagoras blog for the past quarter. (Those of you who doubt the value of blogging should note that some of these were actually published years ago and continue to draw significant traffic to our Web site.)

Here’s the quick link list, followed by brief comments on each:

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I’ve written before here about the inform-perform distinction as a way to differentiate Webinars for which you don’t charge from those for which you do. Here’s another, much simpler approach to Webinar strategy: if you want to charge for it, don’t call it a Webinar. [click to continue…]

Social Learning in the Association Space – Free White Paper

June 26, 2014

Readers who attended our recent Webinar have already gotten access to our newest white paper, “Social Learning in the Association Space,” sponsored by Meridian Knowledge Solutions. For all others, today marks the official release. The report is packed with data on how associations are using social technologies as part of their learning initiatives. It also […]

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Do you treat learning like an event or a process?

June 16, 2014

I see this as a “beautiful question” that can spark some very productive discussion when asked of the right stakeholders in you organization. It’s a question that can fundamentally impact both your education business strategy and your ongoing operations.

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Webinar and White Paper on Social Learning Trends in the Association Space

June 11, 2014

In Thursday’s Webinar, sponsored by Meridian Knowledge Solutions, we’ll look at what associations are doing with social technologies for learning. Sign up at for the Webinar and to get access to the companion white paper, “Social Learning Trends in the Association Space,” which we won’t release publicly until the end of this month. The […]

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AMS-LMS Integration: A Primer

June 4, 2014

In the past few days I’ve received e-mails from two consulting colleagues with questions and comments about integration between learning management systems (LMSes) and two other key systems: association management systems (AMSes) and Webinar platforms. The e-mails made me realize that, while we deal with these sorts of integrations all the time (they factor heavily […]

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5 Reasons Why Social Learning Matters So Much for Associations

May 27, 2014

In a few weeks we’ll release a new white paper on how associations are using social technologies for learning. You can make sure you receive the white paper by signing up for our free Leading Learning newsletter. Additionally, registrants for our June 12 Webinar, “Social Learning Trends”, get an advance copy of the report. Leading up […]

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Do You Know About These Learning Technologies?

May 21, 2014

I attended the Association for Talent Development’s annual conference in DC at the beginning of the month. (At the start of the event, it was the American Society for Training and Development’s conference, but the group announced a rebrand at the conference.) Walking the trade show floor, I noticed a range of vendors that use […]

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New White Paper Released: “Exploring the Fringe: Flipping, Microcredentials, and MOOCs”

May 13, 2014

“Exploring the Fringe: Flipping, Microcredentials, and MOOCs,” our latest white paper, is now available for general access. The white paper defines these three fringe formats—dubbed “fringe” because our research shows that none has above a 10-percent adoption rate among associations—and then looks at when each might make sense for an association to pursue and factors […]

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Last Call to Come Explore the Fringe: Flipping, Microcredentials, and MOOCs

April 30, 2014

In Thursday’s Webinar, we’ll explore flipping, microcredentials, and MOOCs—trends that are getting a lot of attention, if not application, in the association world. Sign up at to be one of the first to get access to the companion white paper, “Exploring the Fringe: Flipping, Microcredentials, and MOOCs.”

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