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Do you want to be updated on CourseForMe courses with just a click?

Daniele Lombardini
Friday 18 November 2011

Do you want to be updated in real time about the starting courses of a particular category or run by a particular company?

From now the RSS are have been activated also on CourseForMe.

Use them to be informed, saving considerable time!

But what are the RSS?

For the most expert users, first of all they are the (acronym of Really Simple Syndacation), which is a system based on a standard language XML for the distribution of contents.

For those who have a conflicting relationship with technology, we can say that it is a tool allowing to easily link the contents of one or more websites, simply join them in a click and display the updates also outside the browser every time they are updated.

How to do it?

  1. Install on your computer an RSS feed aggregator or an RSS reader. Many of them are free, such as sharpreader, feedreader, sage...
  2. add the RSS feed address to the list of those you want to monitor by clicking the right button of the mouse on the button on the content that you want to follow on CourseForMe ( e.g. a course category) and paste the link;

Here’s a funny video created by “The Common Craft” about the use of the RSS: : "Rss in plain english".

And all done!

Comfortably sit and keep following us moving… just a finger!

News from CourseForMe

Emmanuele Marchetti
Tuesday 25 October 2011

I would like to inform you that we are completing an important change to the structure of our website, in order to improve its indexing by the most important search engine.

The change will be effective by the end of next week. The first increase of the number of contacts from the browsers is not expected before the end of November.

Thanks to you your suggestions we are also changing or adding some functions to our portal. For example, soon it will be possible to define the maximum distance from your training centre to which accept the request of information from the users.

We are also realising two new important sections of our portal: one for the teachers and the other reserved to the online tests for your students, in order to assess the level of learning. We don’t know yet when exactly these sections will be online, but we will be attentive to promptly update you on the status of their realization.

We are also happy to inform you that, from today, we are online in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Increase your visibility for free on CourseForMe

Jens Schumann
Tuesday 25 October 2011

We are happy to inform you that, since the opening of our portals, we have started all the activities necessary to guarantee the highest visibility to the registered companies.

We belive it is therefore possible to make a further step towards the common goal, which is the highest visibility for our website, for you to be easily located by potential clients who are searching for your courses.

In order to reach this common goal, we are asking you to consider the possibility to put our logo and a link to our portal on your website.

The increasing number of the links will lead to an increase of our pagerank and, consequently, of your visibility on the web.

As a reward to your effective cooperation, from the 1st July we activated a new listing of the courses within the different categories.Put our logo on your website and your courses will have the priority compared to the others.

To import the logo, you can take the html code and create the link on the following link.

The presence of the link on your website will be periodically checked by an automatic system, so it will not be necessary for you to inform us.

For further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Social Buttons: Google '+1' and Facebook 'Like'

Daniela Tedeschi
Monday 29 August 2011

There are many “social buttons” on the web and they are very popular. CourseForMe has been using for longtime the “share” button from Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

They are useful to advertise what we like and what we want to suggest to other users through the most popular social networks.

Recently, Google has introduced the button "+1", which is similar to "Like" from Facebook and it’s a way to say that something is really interesting or that you want to suggest it.

What makes these buttons innovative is that “+1” and “Like” influence the results of the searches made respectively with Google and Bing and so they can increase the number of the applications for the courses published on CourseForMe.

In order to capitalize the advantages, CourseForMe has inserted “+1” and “Like” in the pages of the courses, of the training centres and of the categories. We suggest you to invite your students to click on “+1” and “Like” both on the pages of your courses and on the one of your training centre.

Please, don’t forget “+1” and “Like” on our new blog!

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