I haven’t done a round up of other places I’ve been writing lately, so I thought I’d offer a roundup of articles I’ve written for other sites.
What I’m writing
10 ways to motivate employees to use your CMS – Fierce Content Management
As a content strategist, what motivations help you meet your content goals when integrating a content system? Often the tool selection gets the most attention, yet the motivation of contributors is going to make or break the success of the project. Motivation is a psychological feature–a willingness to act that precedes behavior. You might think of a points system with rewards as a motivation system, but rewards are only one type of motivation. Read more
Putting the User in User Assistance – WritersUA
People on today’s social web are accustomed to participating in conversations, having a voice, giving opinions, offering reviews, and generally interacting with content and with each other like never before on the web. How can we enable users to respond to or contribute to user assistance? The answer could be a wiki, but a wiki is not required to enable more interaction with users. Here are some specific techniques, starting with the simple and moving towards the more complex, including wiki implementation practices. Read more
What I’m reading
I’m also posting reading items to my delicious.com/annegentle account that might interest my blog readers.