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Valuing Your Association’s eLearning: Tips for Pricing Membership Education

Association eLearning

How do you decide what is a fair price for your association’s eLearning? The first consideration you should make when pricing your association’s online learning is how much value it offers your members. The basics of supply and demand are certainly true in the education business.

Marketing Your Association to Millennials: Make it Social

Association eLearning

Years ago, while interning for a social media marketer, I was taught the value of social media to engage and attract business. Yet associations and organizations are slow to capitalize on these advertising venues assuming them to be unprofessional and lacking in their target audiences.

Transform Learning into Profits for Your Association

Association eLearning

It’s a new year and a new opportunity to explore other means of non-dues revenue for your association. For years, associations have relied on annual sponsorships, conference and meeting fees and internet advertising to generate cash and offset higher operating costs.

How Do Associations Drive Lifelong Learning? It Depends

Talented Learning

According to the most recent IRS reports, nearly 64,000 professional and trade associations are based in the U.S. JAKE SAYS: Over the past few decades, community associations (homeowners associations and cooperatives) have experienced explosive growth.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

investment if businesses are to enrich engagement. to associate that content with the pre-existing schema in their brains, helping them to. As a busy L&D professional, you want to spend more. for a free trial so that your team can test how easy it is. true business impact.

How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

In this environment, you’d think associations would be bursting at the seams with participants in member education programs. However, only 53% relied on their association for those educational experiences. How can associations reverse this trend?

Podcast: Selecting Association Software – With Chad Stewart of SmartThoughts

Talented Learning

I invite you to join Chad and me, as we compare notes about key technology trends and their implications for association software buyers. In particular, the center-of-gravity for association software has shifted from all-in-one AMS platforms to diverse ecosystems.

Association eLearning vs Free Online Courses

WBT Systems

There are a multitude of blogs and articles outlining the benefits of taking free online courses for professional development to advance your career, but do these courses actually deliver the value and opportunity they profess to provide to adult learners?

Association Learning Systems: Why and How to Invest in a Specialized LMS

Talented Learning

Way back in 1953, when the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) first reported industry financial benchmarks, membership dues represented a whopping 96% of the typical organization’s revenues. These findings support what smart associations already recognize.

Association LMS eCommerce: How to Lift Online Learning Sales

Talented Learning

I genuinely love helping associations select learning management systems (LMS). Here’s why: As non-profit entities with a mission, associations aim to improve the world in countless ways by advancing ideas, people and professions. RSVP FOR THIS FREE WEBINAR NOW!

Do Low-Cost, All-Inclusive LMS Packages Exist?

TOPYX LMS

Over the course of the past decade, learning management systems (LMSs) have been adopted by companies in most industry sectors, including business, healthcare, nonprofit, association, multinational, and public sector. Per-User Fees Raise the Cost of a Learning Management System.

How Much Does It Cost to Develop an Online Course?

learnWorlds

But, how much would it cost? Creating and selling online courses is a highly profitable business with the potential to open up a passive stream of income. But, how much does it cost to create one? These categories are: Course Creation Costs. Business Costs.

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10 Reasons to Convert Your Credentialing and Certification Programs to eLearning

Association eLearning

As technology continues to innovate and become easier to implement, the business case for associations to move their classroom-based courses online is strengthening. Members are increasingly tech savvy, cost conscious, and eager to eliminate unnecessary time wasters.

The Hidden Cost of Open Source LMS

Gyrus

The availability of free software has increased over the years with the development and release of programming kits for apps and software, community and support forums, and freemium software that offers limited use for free, but requires paying to get all software features unlocked.

Upcoming Webinar: Developing a Compelling Strategy for Your Education Business

Web Courseworks

A Sneak Peek at an Upcoming Webinar with Tagoras on March 26, 1 pm Eastern – In just two weeks, Web Courseworks will join Tagoras for a webinar on Developing a Compelling Strategy for Your Education Business. Of those associations that use technology for learning, under a quarter (23.4

Associations: Should You Move to a New LMS for Continuing Education?

Talented Learning

But case after case demonstrates that a state-of-the-art learning infrastructure leads to a demonstrable business advantage. For example, consider the association segment of the LMS industry. Does this mean your association should part ways with your current learning management system?

Training Budget 101: How to effectively manage your training costs

eFront

Unfortunately, in a bad economy, a lot of businesses consider employee development to be an unnecessary expense. But while cutting your training budget can seem like the logical thing to do, stop and think about its long-term implications, as they can far outweigh the immediate costs saved.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

The most amazing metric, though, comes from the American Library Association which says that by 2020, information on the Internet will be doubling every 15 minutes. Research indicates that the time, effort, and cost to create e-learning courses using authoring tools is exorbitant.

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How Businesses Can Hire Quality Workers

Your Training Edge

As your small business grows, you’ll come to a point where you’ll need to outsource tasks. However, not all companies have a budget to cover additional employees, especially when you consider the added costs of salaries, training, and health insurance.

Why an Open Source LMS Isn’t Always the Best Option

Association eLearning

You’re shopping for an LMS and behold FREE OPEN SOURCE LMS pops up. Free and open source. Yes, it sounds like a good idea, but if you own a business or run an association, you might want to think twice about open source.

Top 3 Questions to Ask Before Choosing eLearning for Your Association

Association eLearning

For years, associations have played a critical role in addressing the skills gap problem by providing professional and continuing education for their members. In the past, highly-specialized, industry education was provided through association annual meetings and educational sessions.

The Benefits of SaaS: Hosted LMS

Association eLearning

In addition to being able to say you’re “on the cloud,” there are other benefits to SaaS (Cloud) LMSs including: • Lower initial costs and reduced in-house support. An ability to focus on the organization’s core business, instead of spending resources to support yet another system.

Corporate Training Costs: Tips That Will Make Them Next to Zero

TalentLMS

What does a vacant position cost? And that’s excluding the lost corporate training costs when the previous employee moved over to the competitor. But there’s a catch: Corporate training costs can be high and off-putting. Cost-effective Assessments.

Four Wishes for LMS Buyers

Association eLearning

Every week, like clockwork, I get a call from someone who wants me to recommend an LMS for their association or small business. Here’s a few course development tools to consider: www.udutu.com (free).

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

The most amazing metric, though, comes from the American Library Association which says that by 2020, information on the Internet will be doubling every 15 minutes. Research indicates that the time, effort, and cost to create e-learning courses using authoring tools is exorbitant.

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Is Your LMS License Model Misaligned? How to Avoid Costly Mistakes

Talented Learning

Throughout the last month, I’ve reviewed 12 RFP responses for 3 different LMS business scenarios: association learning, commercial training and corporate channel/customer education. Determine viable models for their business and usage intent.

Online Courses Are Golden: Can an LMS Help Your Business Cash In?

Talented Learning

And if you already offer online courses, you’re probably looking for ways to expand this line of business. And of course, content costs range from free to ridiculously expensive, with learning experiences that are awesome, terrible or anywhere in between.

How Much Does LMS Software Cost? An Overview of Pricing Structures

ProProfs

Costs do not exist to be calculated. Costs exist to be reduced.” – Taiichi Ohno, Japanese engineer & businessman. Cost is a primary consideration for most organizations, which need to adopt any software tool. This is not a one-time but an ongoing cost.

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Your Education Team Needs an Association Intrapreneur

WBT Systems

Itching to have a positive impact on your association and industry? Be an association intrapreneur. And, they even have their own association, of course, the League of Intrapreneurs. We love entrepreneurship—WBT wouldn’t be here otherwise—but there’s something to be said about the benefits of staying on the association side. You believe in your association’s mission. Starting over as an entrepreneur isn’t easy—the transition can be costly.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

The most amazing metric, though, comes from the American Library Association which says that by 2020, information on the Internet will be doubling every 15 minutes. Research indicates that the time, effort, and cost to create e-learning courses using authoring tools is exorbitant.

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Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you know a free e-Learning book that is not included in the list please I will highly appreciate if you write a comment with a link to that book. -- -- CU Online Handbook - University of Colorado Denver (Update 12/06/2010: suggested by PRL ) Do you currently teach online?

LMS Pricing: Avoiding Hidden Costs When Selecting eLearning Software

Melon Learning

Would the IT department allow a cloud-based 3rd party solution or the nature of our business will favour a locally-based deployment? It’s absolutely okay to adopt a free/open-source LMS as long as you are aware and have carefully estimated the hidden costs of using one.

Free L&D webinars for August 2019

Limestone Learning

Why not check out a free webinar and get some new productivity ideas? Monday, August 5, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT: Driving It Home: Real Change Is Not an Event, It's a Process (Free for ATD members) Your organization is in change. Know of any upcoming free L&D webinars?

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2019 Talented Learning Awards: Continuing Education Systems

Talented Learning

Specifically, today we focus on top learning and certification solutions used by trade and professional associations , mission-driven non-profits, commercial training providers, trade schools and subject matter experts.

Free L&D webinars for November 2019

Limestone Learning

Why not reinforce your motivation with a free webinar or two? Join Barbara Ingrassia, president of Manage Copyright, and explore the various measures you can take — some quick and easy and even free—to guard your goldmine during the planning, research, pre-launch and post-launch phases.

Employee Engagement Solutions for Small Businesses

ePath Learning

The Small Business Conundrum. While larger companies may have an easier time developing the foundation for employee engagement initiatives, many small business owners may be overwhelmed by the concept due to lack of a large HR support team and smaller budgets.

Top 25 Training Topics for Small Business Employees

Pract.us

Plus, I’ve added some resources to help you fill out your learning and development offerings with little or no cost. His article focuses on hospitality businesses, but they can be applied to any company with customers. But it doesn’t have to cost a lot.