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Event Feedback: Beyond Attendee Evaluations

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Event Feedback: Beyond Attendee Evaluations Organizations of all sizes and interest groups can benefit from hosting or sponsoring live conferences and events. They help you connect your people with each other and with information.

5 Books to Inspire Leadership and Innovation

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In the spirit of today being World Book Day, we have compiled a list of some of our staff’s top book recommendations for e-learning leaders. These books fulfill different needs in our lives, whether it is to inspire or inform.

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3 Ways to Make Your Conference Website More Accessible

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Learn about ways to make your conference site fully accessible from guest, Mike Doane.

More than a Platform: Five Key Considerations to Selecting an Association LMS Company

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The primary focus for most Request for Proposals is to ensure the platform selected meets a defined set of requirements. The review and whittling down of providers, tends to be based on which companies can satisfy those requirements.

Digital Learning Tips and Tricks from Neuroscience

Speaker: Margie Meacham, Chief Freedom Officer, Learningtogo

Join "Brain Lady" Margie Meacham for a quick-paced review of the latest tips and tricks as revealed by neuroscience. Learn how the brain works - and, in doing so, discover how to make your training stand out amidst the daily clutter of the online experience.

Making Marketing Simple for Associations

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Marketing encompasses everything your association does. Here are some tips to break marketing down into bite-sized pieces.

Three Reasons to bring your Community into your Online Education Programs

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Yesterday, I had the opportunity to present at the 2019 Higher Logic Super Forum, on the topic of community-based learning. At the start of the session, I discussed the difference between training and learning.

The Decision to Livestream: How We Have Evolved

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Discover how organizations are embracing the power of livestream to extend the value of their conference content.

Extend Your Conference Content

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For associations, our annual conference is our flagship education product. Naturally we want to maximize our investment and extend the reach of this great content.

Certifications within Your LMS: Three Reasons Why This Makes Perfect Sense

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Understand how including certifications in your online education strategy helps create a more impactful standard of achievement. .

Top E-Learning Software - Recommendations and Pricing

Zero in on the best E-Learning software for your company. Get expert recommendations and pricing comparisons based on your specific needs.

6 Tips and Tricks for Creating a Webinar That Sells

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Guest blog by our partners at WebMechanix Creating a webinar that sells is one of the best ways to generate revenue online. There’s no better way to get in front of your target audience and wow them. So, are you sure you’re fully optimizing your webinars for conversion? The truth is everything from promotional emails, […]. Blog association e-learning elearning LMS online events webinar production webinars

10 Takeaways from CP’s Peak Bootcamp

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Community Starts With Trust To kick off Peak Bootcamp our keynote speaker, KiKi L’Italien, discussed the importance of community. Who is your community? What are some shared experiences or interests that bring your community together and create a purpose for them to engage and interact with one another? These are a few questions […]. Blog Education

CommPartners Year in Review

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As 2018 winds down, all of us at CommPartners want to express our gratitude to our clients, partners and extended community for your collaboration and friendship over the past year.

UX Design and Your Learning Management System: Five Considerations for Providing an Exceptional User Experience

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When an organization begins the process of evaluating LMS options, they typically will start by developing a list of features that should be included. Confirming this list, helps to identify ideal candidates. While the feature set is critical to narrow an organization’s search process, often what is overlooked, at least initially, is the User Experience […]. Blog AMS association community e-learning elearning Learning Management System LMS user exeperience UX

Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

Strengthen new employees and develop existing teams with Lessonly’s Employee Training Playbook.

Online Communities and Online Events: The Perfect Match

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Online communities have become a valuable component of an organization’s engagement strategy. According to the advisory firm IDC, the online community market will reach $1.2 billion dollars by 2019.

It’s Our Pleasure vs You’re Welcome

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The CommPartners Approach to Onboarding Your LMS Last week, I was speaking with a colleague who had just returned from an all-inclusive vacation in Mexico. During our conversation, I asked what some of the highlights from her trip were. The response I received sparked a thought about the true value that comes with genuine customer […].

The TV Show Cheers and Your LMS

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It’s hard to believe that the TV show, Cheers, had its last year on air in 1993, which is actually the year CommPartners was founded. People remember that Cheers, the name of the bar in the show, was a welcoming place because everyone knew your name when you walked in. People felt they belonged.

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“Just because it’s not optimal, doesn’t mean it’s not beneficial.”

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I’m a big fan of the author James Clear ([link] who writes about the formation of habits. I believe (good!) habits are an important element of success (I’ve written about it before.) In a recent blog post, Clear wrote: “Just because it’s not optimal, doesn’t mean it’s not beneficial.” Read another way, this is the old […].

View from the Learner's Perspective: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Lonna Jobson, Instructional Design Team Lead, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

Learners make an investment when they participate in learning initiatives - an investment that is often overlooked. Their schedules, priorities, and even their colleagues’ schedules are impacted. The Triple Bottom Line of Learning acknowledges the learner as a crucial stakeholder in the learning process. Join Miriam Taylor and Lonna Jobson of Inno-Versity as they continue in this series by looking at eLearning from the learner's perspective!

Introducing e-Learning to Your Association: An Easy Q&A

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Jake Fabbri, Chief Marketing Officer at Fonteva, provides his perspective on prioritizing a well-conceived approach to education design and selecting the ideal LMS for your organization. CommPartners and Fonteva understand to achieve success with one’s learning initiatives, it’s important to have a seamless integration between your AMS and LMS. We appreciate Fonteva’s focus on education […].

What’s your Online Learning Monetization Strategy?

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When considering how to monetize your learning, it is important to have a clearly defined and executed business strategy that properly aligns with your Learning Management System. Organizations often think of the LMS as simply the container and delivery site for their online programs. While this is true, if a goal is to make these […]. Blog association e-learning elearning Learning Management System LMS strategy

Membership Management Software and eLearning | 5 Tips

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Guest blog by Jake Fabbri, Senior Vice President, Marketing – Fonteva, Inc. Whether it’s online courses, learning sessions, discussion forums, streaming seminars, or live webinars — when it comes to eLearning and the value it can bring to your organization, the possibilities are endless!

Ten Takeaways from CP’s Peak Bootcamp

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Community Starts With Trust To kick off Peak Bootcamp our keynote speaker, KiKi L’Italien, discussed the importance of community. Who is your community? What are some shared experiences or interests that bring your community together and create a purpose for them to engage and interact with one another? These are a few questions […]. Blog Education

View from the Learning Team: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Andrea Mikulenas, Instructional Design Team Lead, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

As a learning leader, you are regularly faced with a dilemma: prioritize the needs of the learners, or succumb to the budgetary demands and deadlines of the C-suite? This proverbial tug-of-war is a constant in learning development - but it doesn't have to be. Join Miriam Taylor and Andrea Mikulenas of Inno-Versity as they dive into the second layer of the Triple Bottom Line of eLearning – the Learning Leaders!

How Community Bolsters Your Online Learning Programs

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Guest blog by Bobby Kaighn, Higher Logic Online learning is valuable, convenient, and scalable, which makes it an ideal benefit for associations. In the last few years, online learning has also proven to be very popular for members who want to advance their careers. But many online learning programs aren’t as effective as they could […]. Blog association community e-learning elearning social learning

How to prepare your webinar speakers to deliver an amazing presentation

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The truth is that all subject matter experts don’t always make great speakers. Additionally, some people can deliver a killer in-person presentation but fall short when presenting to a virtual audience. Here are a few tips that will help ensure that your webinar presenters are equipped to deliver an amazing and memorable presentation experience: Deliver […]. Blog association e-learning elearning online events webcasts webinars

Is Bigger Always the Best Option for Associations? The Zips Dry Cleaners Example

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Last year was a period of great movement with technology providers within our community. There was an increase in M & A activity as organizations sought to extend their presence and gain strategic advantages and market share. While some may tout that bigger is always better when it comes to technology, there is a flipside […]. Blog AMS association culture customer service e-learning

We’ll see you in Chicago for ASAE Annual!

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CommPartners is excited to once again be exhibiting at the 2018 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition from August 18-21, 2017 in Chicago, IL. This event is the highlight of our year as we are able to connect with thousands of associations, clients, and friends. CommPartners will be showcasing all of the new features of Elevate LMS, […].

View from the C-Suite: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Jerry Zandstra, Co-Founder, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

One of the secrets of the C-suite is that they are always dealing with scarcity. Money spent in one place cannot be spent in another. One hundred thousand dollars spent on learning will not be available to spend on marketing or hiring, or any one of several dozen other budget items. Join Miriam Taylor and Dr. Jerry Zandstra as they take a look at learning, training, and development from the C-suite perspective!

5 Reasons to Track Session Attendance at Your Event

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Guest Blog from our Partners at ExpoLogic Sessions make up a significant part of your event’s agenda and can be a deciding factor for attendees when choosing to come to your event. It is important to select sessions that are exciting, interesting, and engaging to ensure your event’s success. But how do event organizers […]. Blog association community e-learning

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Insights From Our Initial Peak User Conference

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A year ago we made the decision to host our first User Conference. Since this was our initial event, we had some trepidation about whether our community would embrace the opportunity to join us for several days of education, training and networking. Our decision to move forward was quickly validated as we reached the maximum […]. Blog association community culture customer service e-learning elearning Learning Management System LMS online events

Webinars, Community and Engagement: 5 Reasons to Integrate Live, Online Events Into Your Online Community

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Recently, at the Higher Logic Super Forum, I along with an association colleague facilitated a session on the virtues of developing an integrated approach for bringing together online community and an LMS as a single engagement offering. During the session, we discussed that frequently associations have these areas configured as unique offerings. In reality both […]. Blog association community e-learning elearning online events social learning webinars

Advance Your Associations Learning Presence and Profits

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During the past several years there has been much conversation and debate on how associations can continue to thrive in the face of increasing competition. The question is; with all of the outside “noise” influencing our stakeholders, how can these organizations cut through the clutter, and provide clear value? The sharing of knowledge is a […]. Blog association e-learning elearning Learning Management System LMS

The Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Jerry Zandstra, Co-Founder, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

Traditional return on investment (ROI), while a long standing and important concept in the business world, often falls flat when it comes to showing the full picture of a learning initiative. Join experts from Inno-Versity as they propose a new model for finding the ROI of learning, and learn how to make your learning valuable for everyone involved.