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A Candid Marketing Automation Tools Comparison Guide

AccessAlly

Confession time: I deleted the original version of this post, because most automation marketing comparison posts are too neutral and just compare features.

Real Company Wiki Examples: How to Document Your Funnels & Processes

AccessAlly

If there’s one simple but powerful thing that changes how a company can grow and operate, it’s the company wiki. You might have heard of these being called an internal wiki, a standard operating procedures manual, or any number of other “documentation” type term. In this post I’ll share what makes our company wiki work… Tool Reviews

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How To Teach Online & Make Enough Money to Fund Your Lifestyle

AccessAlly

Set yourself up for years of abundance with a perennial business. Teaching online courses or running an online membership site, provides you with unlimited potential for evergreen, recurring income. This one-to-many style of teaching will help you share your unique gifts, talents, and expertise with even more people around the globe. The possibilities are endless… Blog How to set up online programs

3 Ways to Sell Online Memberships for Monthly Recurring Income

AccessAlly

Membership sites have the potential to be one of the most lucrative revenue streams for your business. The membership site model is designed to help you scale your business and reach a larger audience that wouldn’t be possible if you exclusively worked with your members one-on-one.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

Member Retention Advice That Works: Read This Before You Scrap Your Membership Site

AccessAlly

Member retention is the key to any successful long term recurring membership site… but figuring out why members are leaving and how you can keep serving them isn’t always easy.

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The Membership Forum Dilemma: How to Build Community and Discussion Areas for Students

AccessAlly

Ahh engagement… it’s a shiny metric in the membership site and online course world. Online teachers and membership website owners are constantly thinking up ways to increase engagement, and building a community where members can engage with each other is a natural way to do that. Yet the membership forum dilemma remains: are discussion forums… Blog Creating Membership Sites

Membership Sites That Scale: From Side Hustle, to Full Time Business

AccessAlly

Starting a new business takes dedication and an incredible amount of time and resources. And let’s be honest, when you’re doing it as a side hustle while still working your day job it can be downright exhausting. But when you focus on the right activities in the limited amount of time you have each day,… Blog Creating Membership Sites

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How To Host A Webinar On Your Website (In 15 Minutes)

AccessAlly

Hosting a webinar is a powerful way to connect with your audience… but do you have what it takes to be the charming, gracious host who captivates an online audience? The short answer is: yes. You absolutely do. It doesn't matter if you're an introvert, extrovert, or totally lost when it comes to tech tools… Generate More Leads Webinars

Membership Metrics Dashboard Software Comparison

AccessAlly

How well is your business doing? Talk about a loaded question… However, as an online course creator or membership site owner, it’s one you should be able to confidently answer. Healthy, thriving membership site owners know their projected revenue, customer retention rates and lifetime value, as well as their conversion numbers. One of the most… Blog Creating Membership Sites

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

Guild eBook on Classroom to eLearning Part 2 Has Been Released

Learning Solutions Magazine

Guild eBook on Classroom to eLearning Part 2 Has Been Released. cori-miller. Fri, 08/23/2019 - 10:30

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Keeping Up with Artificial Intelligence in L&D

Learning Solutions Magazine

Keeping Up with Artificial Intelligence in L&D. cori-miller. Fri, 08/16/2019 - 01:00

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Focus on What’s Important for Learning

Experiencing eLearning

My daughter is in kindergarten this year. It’s been so much fun to watch her process of learning to read and write. During their unit about animals, my daughter wrote some facts about fish. A fish moves with its tail and fin. Its covering is called scales. Fish do not have eyebrows.

Instructional Design Hourly Rates and Salary

Experiencing eLearning

What is your hourly rate as an instructional designer? How much do you make if you’re a full-time salaried employee? What about freelance or consultant rates? People frequently ask me these questions, and I always refer people to the same resources.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

What does an instructional designer do?

Experiencing eLearning

This post was originally published on May 26, 2007. It has become by far my most popular post. Even after all these years, people are trying to answer this question. In the coming months, I plan to update a number of “classic” posts like this one.

Time Estimates for eLearning Development

Experiencing eLearning

One common question is “how long will it take to create this elearning?” ” It’s important to estimate the effort and time required for different tasks. Because I work for myself, I have to create good estimates.

My Oprah Moment: ATD ICE 2019

Learning Rebels

Oprah was the keynote speaker at the Association for Talent Development, International Conference and Expo (ATD ICE) this morning and she dropped the mic on all of us. I wish I could say that everyone got a car, but I guess that is not what the universe had in mind for me today.

What I Learned at LSCon 2019

Experiencing eLearning

I had a great time at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions Conference in Orlando. I loved being able to meet people in person who I had previously only met online and reconnecting with folks from past conferences.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter… the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It,' breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

The 5 Types of Subject Matter Experts & How to Deal With Them

Tim Slade

I’ll be 100% honest when I say that I struggle working with difficult subject matter experts. The fact is, I get frustrated when they want to control every aspect of the course I’m developing or when they are continually late with their feedback. Am I right?!

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How to Launch Elearning Content Using xAPI

HT2 Labs

Already using xAPI for more than just reporting? Then you may be wondering how it can be used to launch elearning content. The post How to Launch Elearning Content Using xAPI appeared first on HT2 Labs. Learning Locker xAPI

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8 Things To Look For In An eLearning Solution For Small And Medium Businesses

JoomlaLMS

To find a perfect LMS for your small or medium business, check out the following tips. Blog articles

Micro-learning’s unsung sibling

E-Learning Provocateur

Micro-learning is so hot right now. But I’m not going to deliberate over its definition. If you’re into that, check out Shannon Tipton’s Microlearning: The Misunderstood Buzzword and 7 Deadly Myths of Microlearning.

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

8 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting to Sell Courses

LearnDash

You know you want to start an online course business, but you worry about making mistakes that will stop it in its tracks. While it’s great that you are aware of the potential for error, there is no need to be afraid.

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Is your Instructor Led Training Agile?

mLevel

Is Your Instructor Led Training Agile? Agile is defined as the ability to move quickly and easily. Of course, everything from software development to project management is agile these days, yes, even learning – but it’s limited to the learning creation side of the business.

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7 Tips for Editing E-learning Content

LearnDash

Good editing is at the heart of great writing. Here’s how it can take your e-learning content to the next level. I’ve never liked the old aphorism that “there are no great writers, only great editors.”

How to Design Performance-Based eLearning Interactions

Tim Slade

One of the most important lessons I learned when I first started designing and developing eLearning courses was the importance of building performance-based eLearning interactions. However, this wasn’t a lesson I learned quickly.

Monetizing Customer Education: Free, Fee, and Everything In Between

Some of the best customer education programs monetize customer training to help offset program costs, fuel new initiatives, and enable additional investment in your programs. In this webinar, Skilljar will discuss the free-to-fee continuum and share best practices for developing a pricing and packaging strategy for your education offers.

Welcome Aboard: Benefits of Using Video for Employee Onboarding

ej4 eLearning

With the labor shortage and skills gap, it is already difficult to hire or promote qualified candidates. You don’t want to blow it with poor onboarding.

7 Creative Ways To Make The Most Of eLearning Pre-Assessments

Dashe & Thomson

How much do your online learners really know, and how well are they able to apply it in the real world? That’s the million-dollar question when you’re designing an eLearning course. It’s all about identifying the gaps so that you can bridge them as quickly, and stress-free, as possible.

5 Reasons Why LMS is Essential for the Service And Technology Industry

Gyrus

The service and technology industry carries a critical need for ongoing training of its employees. The fact that technology changes at an accelerated rate causes IT departments and companies to focus closely on delivering online training for both existing employees and new hires.

How to Script a Video for Your E-Learning Content

LearnDash

Videos are an important component of your e-learning course. Here’s why you shouldn’t wing it.

The Definitive Guide to Customer Education Metrics

As you build and scale your customer education program, the right data can help you identify patterns, make evidence-based decisions, and adapt strategy to meet business goals. In this eBook, Skilljar will share the data and metrics best practices that have helped their customers meet program goals and communicate business impact.