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New LearnDash Starter Templates for Astra Theme!

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Getting started with a fully functional online course website just got easier! If you are currently using LearnDash, or are thinking about choosing us for your LMS, then I have great news to share!

Need Help with LearnDash? Start Here.

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Are you a new LearnDash user with some questions about how to set up your course? Here’s how to find the help you need. Over the years, we’ve seen LearnDash users create a range of courses, using our plugin in ways we would never have thought of doing ourselves.

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LearnDash Named One of the Top LMSs of 2020

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We’re considered one of the top LMSs in the industry. You might be surprised who’s not on the list. Well, the results are in, and we recently got named one of the top LMSs of 2020.

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What Is a WordPress Membership Plugin?

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What does it mean to run a membership course, and do you need a plugin to make it work? What came first, the membership plugin or the LMS ? We get questions about both constantly.

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Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

Elementor and LearnDash Collaboration

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Over the past few months we have teamed-up Elementor to create an integration that allows for greater course customization. With this collaboration, we are expanding your ability to create a more cohesive look for their website than was possible before.

How to Increase Membership Signups

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Growing your membership is a combination of good marketing and removing usability errors.

How to Scale Up Your LearnDash Infrastructure

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Your course website needs to handle a larger load. Here’s how to prepare it for growth. One of our most frequently asked pre-sales questions has to do with the user capacity for our plugin.

7 Ways to Improve the Site Speed for Your Online Course

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Slow websites can result in loss of course subscriptions and dissatisfied learners. One of the most frequently asked questions we have from users isn’t about our plugin at all. Instead, it’s about their website. Specifically, how they can make it faster.

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6 Notification Automations to Help with Learner Support

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Automation can help you get learners the support they need before they know they need it. One of the biggest struggles facing online instructors is that of helping their learners complete their courses.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

7 Ideas for Running a Virtual E-Learning Event

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Virtual events give your learners an opportunity to connect socially and add to the value of your course. Online courses allow educators to create material and then resell it numerous times to multiple learners. However, courses are rarely sources of passive income.

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6 Types of Online Employee Training

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Are you making the most of your online resources to develop your workforce? Here are 6 types of employee training that can be done online. Employee training is an investment —in the individual workers, but also in the business as a whole.

4 Examples of AI Being Used in E-Learning

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AI in e-learning isn’t theoretical—it’s already here. It’s hard to write about AI in e-learning without feeling as though you’re engaging in the sort of speculation usually left to science fiction authors, especially as we’re used to thinking of it as something potentially sinister or frightening.

How to Sell Courses with Zapier and WooCommerce

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Automate your course sales using WooCommerce and Zapier. So, you’ve created a course on LearnDash. Next you probably want to know how to sell it, right? Your first steps will be to set up the order fulfillment system that will allow you to list courses as products, have a checkout process, and get paid. And for many of our users, the first and most obvious choice is WooCommerce.

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6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

18 Apps that Integrate with Zapier and Your Course

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Zapier integrates with LearnDash—and from there, to nearly every other app you want to use. When most course creators start building content, it’s because they want to turn their expertise in a particular field into a profitable business model.

Blog Round-up: Gamification

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Gamification is one of the most effective ways to increase learner engagement in your course. If you’ve spent enough time reading about how to design an engaging online course, you’ve probably heard of gamification. While the buzz word may be recent, the concept itself is not.

6 Top Selling Points for Online Courses

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What are learners looking for in an online course, and how can you show them you deliver? What’s harder: creating or selling your course ? The answer depends on who you ask. Some course creators know their material backwards and forwards and don’t have any trouble turning it into amazing content—but then struggle to communicate the value of their course to their prospective learners.

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Best Video Hosting Solutions for Online Courses

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You’re creating a video series for your course. What video hosting platform should you choose? Video content is an almost-essential feature to online courses.

[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin shared learnings from Skilljar's recent study and her insights on the state of Customer Education. She dug into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

5 Advantages of Choosing a Flexible LMS

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Feature bloat has killed many an LMS. Don’t let it distract you from the essentials. Many educators, when they’re looking for an LMS, are attracted to platforms that boast an exhaustive list of features, from user forums to video hosting to advanced interactive features.

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6 Ways Your Web Design Is Killing Your Course

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As much as we may not want to admit it, a successful course isn’t all about content. We spend a lot of time discussing instructional design on this blog, but less on visual design. There are obvious reasons for this, but it’s also worth noting that the two are linked.

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7 Social Media Marketing Tips for Online Courses

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How to understand your platforms and audience for social media marketing. For your average online educator, the biggest challenge to launching their course is finding an audience of learners to sign up.

6 Ideas for Leading a Language Tutoring Session

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Private language tutoring lessons are a great way to increase the value of your course. Traditionally, language learning is broken down into four components : speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

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How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

Use Your E-Learning Course to Change Behavior

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Many learners turn to online courses to gain a new habit, lose a bad one, or change their lifestyle for good. Online courses are often based around subjects or specific training goals.

YES! LearnDash Memberships Have Arrived!

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LearnDash Groups evolve to include membership capabilities. Create levels, sub-levels, sell access, award group certificates, and more! “Do I need a membership plugin or platform in order to use LearnDash?” ” I cannot tell you the number of times we get asked this from people who are interested in using LearnDash. The answer to that question is “no”, LearnDash has course content protection built-in).

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5 Learning Myths, Debunked

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Whether you’re designing a course or giving learners study advice, don’t let these myths lead you astray. Many instructors get started in online education because they want to share their expertise with the world. They’re subject matter experts , but they don’t necessarily know a lot about effective teaching methods.

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Choosing the Right Feedback Strategy for Your Online Course

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Should you tell your learners right away when they’re wrong, or do you let them work it out on their own? Delivering assessment is a key component of any online course. It’s how learners and instructors alike measure progress and identify areas that require more learning.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

6 Ways to Advertise Your Online Course

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Ready to put some ad dollars behind your course? Here’s where to start. There are many successful online educators who have built their courses without spending a cent on advertising.

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Capterra Names LearnDash in Top 20 for Training Software

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We’re still the best LMS for WordPress. Capterra recently released a list of the top-ranked training software on their site, and we made the cut! For years, Capterra has been a buyer’s guide for software. Our users leave ratings on the site, and that helps other users make decisions about what’s best for their course. We only made this list on the strength of our user ratings. In fact, Capterra’s rankings are based on a combination of reviews and search interest.

How Is AI Being Used in E-Learning in 2020?

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Advanced computer programs are making further headway into online education: a look at where the field is headed. Artificial intelligence, as a concept, is nearly as old as the computer itself. But its emergence as a tool with real-life applications is only a few decades old, and continues to evolve.

How Will Covid-19 Affect the Future of Online Education?

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The pandemic has put online education in the spotlight and under the magnifying glass. The emergence of the novel coronavirus has initiated an abrupt shift around the globe toward online education. For many, the transition has been rocky. Many larger organizations have been scaling their educational infrastructure as rapidly as possible, while individual educators are trying to make their way through a sudden influx of new learners.

Just launched! 2020 Customer Education Benchmarks and Trends Report

Based on a survey of more than 250+ external education teams, Skilljar has compiled this report on current trends including budgets, integrations, team structure, and more. In this report, see how companies across a variety of industries are building, optimizing, and measuring their training programs.

8 Types of Motivation for Online Learning

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Understanding why learners take your course can help you keep them engaged. If you’ve recently created a course and are trying to get new learners to sign up, or if you’ve found yourself struggling to engage learners after they’ve enrolled, then you’ve probably spent a lot of time thinking about two key questions: Why do learners take my course? And how can I motivate them to keep going? Motivation is the key to almost every successful learning program out there.