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#338 Vimeo [1/2]: Your online, video storage site

Vimeo is a little like YouTube, where you can upload, follow and search for different video content. Vimeo is a great way to store and share videos as you have complete control over the privacy of the videos you upload and can password protect your videos (shown in next post). In this post we explore… Continue reading #338 Vimeo [1/2]: Your online, video storage site

Digital research and scholarship · Distance Learning · Information literacy · Searching Skills · Social Media · Top tip · Twitter

#293 Using Twitter’s Advanced Search

Did you know that Twitter has an Advanced Search function? It’s really simple to use and can be a really powerful search tool to aide your digital research and scholarship. You can find out more about the different types of search in this Twitter article. In the meantime, here is a 60 second introduction on where… Continue reading #293 Using Twitter’s Advanced Search

Data literacy · Digital learning and personal/ professional development (learning) · Distance Learning · Social Media · Timesavers · Top tip · YouTube

#269 Filtering your YouTube search results

Did you know that you can filter your YouTube video search results? I didn’t until the other day! It is an excellent method to make your search more relevant and targeted – search by duration, date uploaded, views, ratings etc. Here is how you use the filter function… Feature image: “filtered” by timlewisnm is licenced under CC BY-SA… Continue reading #269 Filtering your YouTube search results

Communication / Collaboration · Digital creation · Searching Skills · Social Media · Twitter

#249 Follow a hashtag using Tweetdeck #awesome

I find following a hashtag (#) is a lot easier using Tweetdeck. It also has the added bonus that you can add more than one column to follow more than one hashtag. Additionally, you can interact with a Tweet in the same way as you would in Twitter, so you can Like, Retweet or Reply… Continue reading #249 Follow a hashtag using Tweetdeck #awesome

Communication / Collaboration · Digital creation · Social Media · Twitter

#225 Scheduling Tweets with Tweetdeck

TweetDeck is a social media dashboard application for management of Twitter accounts. All you have to do is log in with your Twitter account and get started. Tweetdeck supports multiple Twitter account so I can easily tweet from @heydftba and @1minuteCPD from the same interface without having to log in and and or switch accounts.… Continue reading #225 Scheduling Tweets with Tweetdeck

Blogging · Classroom technology · Digital communication · Digital creation · E-portfolios · Social Media

#222 Getting started with WordPress [6/6]: Making your blog private or hidden

WordPress is a great, free to use, blogging tool. If you have not yet seen the other posts on WordPress, catch up now: 1minuteCPD WordPress tutorials. You might not want your blog to be public, or you might simply want to prevent it appearing in search results. In WordPress this is very easy to change.… Continue reading #222 Getting started with WordPress [6/6]: Making your blog private or hidden

Blogging · Classroom technology · Digital communication · Digital creation · E-portfolios · Social Media

#218 Getting started with WordPress [5/6]: Setting up your widgets!

WordPress is a great, free to use, blogging tool. If you have not yet seen the other posts on WordPress, catch up now: 1miunteCPD WordPress tutorials. In this video we explore Widgets. Widgets give you a quick and easy way to customise the functionality on your blog, do you want a search box? Do you… Continue reading #218 Getting started with WordPress [5/6]: Setting up your widgets!

Blogging · Digital communication · Digital creation · E-portfolios · Social Media

#214 Getting started with WordPress [4/6]: Using categories and tags

WordPress is a great, free to use, blogging tool. If you have not yet seen the other posts on WordPress, catch up now: 1miunteCPD WordPress tutorials. Categories and tags are a really useful way to help you to organise your posts and to make your content easier to find. If you are using blogs with… Continue reading #214 Getting started with WordPress [4/6]: Using categories and tags

Blogging · Digital communication · Digital creation · E-portfolios · Social Media

#210 Getting started with WordPress [3/6]: Publish a blog post

This is the 3rd in our series of tutorials on WordPress, which is a free to use blogging tool. If you’d like to catch up on the previous posts, see here:  1minuteCPD guides to WordPress In this post we’ll have a look at how you create blogs posts and demonstrate how you can either publish… Continue reading #210 Getting started with WordPress [3/6]: Publish a blog post

Blogging · Digital communication · Digital creation · E-portfolios · Social Media

#206 Getting started with WordPress blogs [2/6]: Changing your blog theme

If you’ve not yet set up a WordPress account, take a look at the first video in this series (#202 Getting started with WordPress blogs [1/5]: Setting up an account). You can control the look and feel of your blog by selecting a theme that best shows off your content. WordPress has loads of great… Continue reading #206 Getting started with WordPress blogs [2/6]: Changing your blog theme