Top 5 Free Online University Courseware Sites for Tutors

On August 28, 2012, in Content, Resources, Tutoring, digital content, by Scott Cronenweth
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More and more universities are offering free online content – everything from lectures to course notes to past exams. The purpose of these programs, in many cases, is to help make education free and available worldwide, without even the need to register or sign up.

The Ultimate Social Media and Marketing Guide for Tutors

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This last decade was a challenging one for marketers, but it doesn’t have to be for tutors who need online marketing know-how. The arrival of social media, smart phones and growing connectivity to the internet changed all the rules for many marketers who were used to traditional methods of attracting business. Suddenly you didn’t need [...]

 

10 Jaw-Droppingly Awesome Infographics on Education

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Infographics can change the way we learn, the way we see information put in front of us.  They help us digest that information and leads us to draw important conclusions more swiftly. After doing a little research online I was able to discover 10 gorgeous infographics on education that do more than simply show information, [...]

 

4 Offsite Marketing Opportunities Every Tutor Should Embrace

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Inbound Marketing is all about pulling users to your website rather than pushing them there with advertising messages and cold calling. However, to run a successful Inbound Marketing campaign for your tutoring company, you should also take advantage of off-site marketing opportunities where you can make your name for yourself within a niche community, share [...]

 

Supercharge Your Students: 5 Tutoring Tips to End Your Week

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This is the second installment of our new weekly round-up “5 Tutoring Tips to End Your Week”! Last Friday, I launched the new version of the round-up thus moving away from featuring general education blogs and articles and shining the light on tutors and education consultants who blog. As always, if you have a recommendation [...]

 

How Tutoring Companies Can Use FourSquare Specials to Attract Students

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We’ve talked before about the opportunities that exist for tutors who use local GPS check-in service FourSquare, but a new development in the way that FourSquare supports location-based “specials” may help tutoring companies and centers attract more business, and encourage students to take advantage of tutoring services. On March 9th, 2011, FourSquare unveiled a whole [...]

 

Real Tutors Speak: 5 Tutoring Tips to End Your Week

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So, I’ve decided to change the pace on the Socrato blog a bit. On Fridays I normally run a column called “” where I hand pick articles on education throughout the blogosphere. However, I’m beginning to wonder if they are as helpful as I’d like them to be for our readers. So, I’ve decided to [...]

 

How to Build a Tutoring Blog Your Audience Loves

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No matter what industry your business belongs to, blogging is a very valuable use of your time. Blogging has the potential to engage your audience, attract prospects, and share thoughts and ideas which can thus be spread in the social media world. Tutors considering starting a blog or tutoring companies who are already blogging may [...]

 

How Tutors Can Get More Leads from Existing Blog Content

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If you’ve been blogging consistently for a few months or years now, you may be wondering how to get more mileage out of existing blog content. After all, not every prospect is going to see every tweet you send, every Facebook post you make and subscribe to your blog to get consistent updates. While some [...]

 

Facebook Fever Makes Educators Sweat: 5 Education Articles to End Your Week

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Perhaps its Oscar fever for the Social Network, but this week I’ve got Facebook on the brain and it’s my intention to share it with you. If you’re just tuning in, within a week I’ve created two blog post with the intention of helping tutors get the most out of Facebook. If you want to [...]