May Newsletter 2017

Global eTraining

Since this past March, Autodesk has been releasing many of its 2018 software products and updates. With each new release, Autodesk continues to provide improvements in both productivity and performance, always taking the next step forward in professional-grade software. Newsletter

Time for Training? 11 Rules for a Better Product Launch

Bottom-Line Performance

Launching a product? The following is an excerpt from Nancy’s Harkness’ new white paper: Learning Solutions and Your Product Launch: The Secret to Success. There are as many ways to learn about a new product as there are new products!

Customer Training – Best Practices

eLearning 24-7

If your company, business, association and firm are one of the hundreds of thousands places out there that provide customer training, this post is for you. Whether you offer it for free as a benefit for them purchasing your product/service/membership, and so forth, or you charge them, attracting, attaining and growing the base is crucial. Some folks like to refer to customer training as customer education. Nowadays, the term is customer onboarding.

Designing Elearning without Audio

The Learning Dispatch

In addition, audio can significantly increase production time and cost. This commentary originally appeared in our June 2018 Learning Dispatch newsletter. To receive more commentaries from Kevin, use the form on this page to subscribe to the Learning Dispatch newsletter. .

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Monetization, Production, Growth, and Advertising for Course Creators, Coaches, and Consultants with Michael Greenberg


We dive into monetization, production, growth, and advertising for course creators, coaches, and consultants with Michael Greenberg in this episode of LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Subscribe to our newsletter for updates, developments, and future episodes of LMScast.

How To Automate Online Course Product Launches and Cohorts in your WordPress LMS Website with the Course Scheduler Plugin by Aspen Grove Studios


Learn about how to automate online course product launches and cohorts in your WordPress LMS website with the Course Scheduler plugin by Aspen Grove Studios in this episode of LMScast. At Divi.Space you can find out more about the products they have for the Divi community.

Sharing is Caring – Download new Snagit stamps and Camtasia Studio theme sets for free!

TechSmith Camtasia

Here at TechSmith, we’ve been having fun the past few months creating brand new digital media assets such as Snagit stamp sets, Camtasia Studio theme sets, and Camtasia Studio music tracks for our newsletter subscribers. It’s already February?

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Sell Your Products Anywhere with Shopify Buy Buttons


The Shopify Buy Button is a great tool that allows you to sell your products anywhere. Simply embed a Buy Button on your website, newsletter, blog or your preferred platform so that you can offer your products in any setting. The tremendous benefit that Buy Buttons offer is a seamless shopping experience for your customers. No need to visit another site to purchase a product; just one simple click of a button. Sell Products on Your Website or Blog.

ADDIE vs AGILE: How to set up a fast and effective eLearning production process


This guest post is by Steve Penfold, Customer Success Director at Elucidat. The best production process isn’t the one that gets course content before an audience as quickly as possible. Here are two proven production models that you should consider when developing eLearning.


Employee Motivation Is The New Customer Engagement. Top Tips On How To Keep Staff Motivated

WalkMe Training Station

It’s critical to employee productivity. Inspiring those you lead to do great work for the love of the work itself and not because they’ll receive a trophy at the end of the game or a mention in the next company newsletter.”. The post Employee Motivation Is The New Customer Engagement.

Give your content a boost with brand new Snagit Stamps and Camtasia Studio Theme Sets

TechSmith Camtasia

Each month we deliver a variety of product tips and tutorials, customer stories, company news, and more. And best of all, you can pick and choose the topics and products that you want more information about – giving you a new, customized newsletter each month.

How to Attract a Loyal Learning Audience, Even on a Tight Budget

Talented Learning

But no matter how fantastic your learning products may be, there is no guarantee anyone will even know it exists – let alone buy from you. We also engage in training as consumers, business customers or partners. How do you communicate with potential customers and draw them in?

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Your Association Members & Customers Have an Ear for Podcasts

WBT Systems

By adding podcasts to your online learning curriculum and communication strategy, you will attract the attention and loyalty of members, customers, and prospects, while enhancing the impact of your educational content. Many podcasts hosts take a few minutes during episodes to promote one of their products or services: a book, online course, in-person event, or appearances elsewhere. Publicists are telling their clients, “Get a podcast.”

4 Keys to Successful Branding


Sixty-four percent of customers say they choose brands based on shared values. Successful branding incorporates your company’s values into every aspect of your customer-facing copy, service and operations. Study the customers you want to attract.

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Despite Cool New Sales Learning Tools, Content is Still King


This blog is written by Kaitlyn McCabe, a member of Allego’s award-winning Customer Success team. Often, the best content creators are subject matter experts – e.g., people from product or marketing. Which products or product features are most challenging for you?”.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): iQuiz Maker - Make Custom Quizzes for the iPod - oh yeah, its free

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Learning objectives are best achieved when tied to real-world (not inworld) factors of production" (TerraNova) | Main | Create your own cartoon strips and another Wii Mii Editor.

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Go Make Something Happen!

Learning Rebels

Productivity is a fair weathered friend, at best. Productivity is now an agent of evil, called procrastination. ” Recently, I sent out a short “Rebellion” newsletter on procrastination.

You Just Selected a Shiny New LMS. Great! Now What?

Talented Learning

Having been involved in performing arts for much of my life, I can assure you that understudies are absolutely critical to the success of every theater production. Subscribe to related blogs and newsletters to read about learning technology standards and trends.

Email Marketing Tips for Online Course Creators


It helps you build your customer base and is one of the most effective ways to get repeat business and referrals from happy students. Grow Your Customer Base with Effective Email Campaigns. People love exclusive access to deals, products and services.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

He frequently shares about accessible elearning development through our Learning Dispatch blog and newsletter. Voluntary Product Accessibility Template. A VPAT states the level to which a company believes their product is accessible.

What is SCORM?

Origin Learning

It gives guidelines to programmers on how to write codes for e-learning products so that it can play well with other software. It is the de facto industry standard which allows organizations using e-learning as a training method to reuse content without rewriting expensive custom interfaces.


e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Zone Alarm Listen UP!! This is NOT Customer Service!

Mark Oehlert

This is NOT Customer Service! Normally I run Zone Alarms security suite of products and I generally think they are the best out there - they are certainly better than Norton in terms of being Norton being such a resource hog. I will say the piece that gives me pause is when I wonder how many e-learning products are engineered like this - so that problem requires the client to supply the labor or eat the system downtime. This is NOT Customer Service!

The 33 business tools we use to run our remote business

Trajectory IQ

I tried to list all the products we’re using, but I realized that it’s a pretty lengthy list. It’s become our communications hub and most of the products I list below are directly integrated into their own Slack channels.

Scenario-Based Learning in Higher Ed

Experiencing eLearning

They focused on “authentic assessment”; Rather than traditional academic essays and exams, we used simulated work products for assessment. Instead of writing an essay on cognitive dissonance, students wrote an article for an internal newsletter.

10 Reasons to Join The eLearning Guild

Web Courseworks

I remember the days when Web Courseworks’ customers did not have online course instructional developers or designers and LMS administrators on staff. Other publications include an eLearning Weekly Newsletter and other publications. Supplier and Product Directories.

Accessibility Expertise: Determining Where It Belongs in Elearning Development

The Learning Dispatch

One way to address this might be to focus on process, rather than production. This commentary originally appeared in our Learning Dispatch newsletter.

The 33 tools we use to run our remote business

Trajectory IQ

I tried to list all the products we’re using, but I realized that it’s a pretty lengthy list. It’s become our communications hub and most of the products I list below are directly integrated into their own Slack channels.

Last chance! Save $50 on your Camtasia Studio 8 upgrade

TechSmith Camtasia

As he explains in a post on his blog , “Rather than doing an email or a newsletter I elected to create a video. PCRecruiter needed to give customers and potential customers a look at the new version of their job applicant tracking software.

Survey Says: Knowledge Transfer and Retention are Big Issues for L&D Professionals

Knowledge Guru

Many of the respondents were current clients: organizations for whom we create custom learning solutions. Others were Knowledge Guru customers, and still more were corporate learning professionals who subscribe to our newsletter.

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Reminiscing over 2018 as we step into 2019

Rustici Software

We updated our three websites along with a suite of renamed products, a new logo and changed where things live on our sites. You’ll find information and documentation on our products on Our products.

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Using Video Across the 5 Stages of Awareness- Most Aware

TechSmith Camtasia

You’ve nurtured your prospect all the way to purchase and your product offering is sealed, signed, and delivered to the newest addition on your customer list. After taking a moment to relish in your success, and rightly so, consider what next steps your new customer will likely experience on their journey with your brand. Product Aware – Help consumers decide to buy your product. Perhaps your product is quick and easy and only requires one video.

Marketing Training to Your Employees: Building Excitement and Buzz

Association eLearning

Launching a new training program is a lot like launching a new product or service at your organization. Your marketing team knows that promotion begins well before a product or service launches. Building buzz gets people talking about the product.

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Promote your online courses


The most common way for customers to learn about small businesses is by referrals or word of mouth. This is the oldest and most cost-effective way to market and advertise your products. Customers that had a good experience will be loyal and happily refer you to friends and family.

10 Tips to Take You from Zero to eLearning Hero

Blue Sky eLearn

Nothing is more confusing than customers hearing multiple terms that really mean the same thing. Have fun with your products. Launching any new product or platform is a BIG DEAL! Release new products regularly – at least monthly. Start your own newsletter!

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2017 Year-End Review

Association eLearning

How can we make our products and services even better? Because no two learning experiences are the same, Knowledge Direct Learning Management System offers a lot of customizations, integrations, and configurations to help our partners achieve their learning goals. What a year it’s been!