Jay Baer + Lessonly

I’ve mentioned Jay Baer before; he’s a great guy who daylights as an author, speaker, and business consultant. Jay’s newest book, Youtility: Why Smart Marketing is about Help Not Hype, debuted at #1 on Amazon.com and is now a New York Times Bestseller. Not too shabby, Mr. Baer! Jay is also a Lessonly client and

Hello Smartphone, Meet Lessonly

If you live in the U.S. and own a mobile phone, odds are pretty good it’s a smart one. Nielsen tells us that smartphone penetration among mobile-phone owners hit a staggering sixty-four percent this month, up three percentage points in as many months. I tell you all of this to tee up our latest announcement:

Chief Learning Officer: Is the Future of Learning Bite-Sized?

Chief Learning Officer: Is the Future of Learning Bite-Sized? Miniaturization The distilling of a learning experience into smaller, more easily consumed packages. Modularization Thinking fresh about an organization’s learning portfolio. Break and concentrate long courses into distinct, independent and high-value experiences. Design modules with the participant in mind. Frame experiences to create excitement and a

Introducing Groups

When we launched Lessonly to our first set of clients, the feedback came pouring in (thanks!). We heard all sorts of things, but most of the comments and critiques fit into one of three buckets: 1. I love X! 2. I’m not a fan of Y. 3. Why can’t I do Z? The most prominent

How to Assign Lessons with Lessonly

Lessonly gives you two unique ways to distribute your lessons: 1. You can assign them to your users via the assign button, or 2. You can share your lessons with a link (more here) This blog post will help you take advantage of the first option. To get started, click the “Assign” button at the

Three Quick Tips for Writing Effective Multiple-Choice Questions

Here are three tried-and-true tips to keep in mind when you’re writing your multiple-choice questions: 1. Opt for the question format over the incomplete-statement format. Less Effective: The capital of Ohio is ______. More Effective: What is the capital of Ohio? 2. Frame your questions in a real-life context to encourage higher-order thinking. Less Effective:

Conner Burt Joins Lessonly

I’ve been anxious to announce our newest hire for awhile now, and, today, I finally can! We are excited to welcome Conner Burt to the Lessonly team. Conner will be driving sales and strategy with us. You can reach him via email at conner (at) lessonly.com with questions and congratulations. He tweets here. —Max at Lessonly