Should Marketing Review eLearning Courses?

Association eLearning

Recently, an instructional designer friend of mine asked me, “Should Marketing review eLearning courses and approve them before they are released?” I responded with a, “Yes, but…” There are legitimate reasons Marketing needs to see the course before it goes out.

Why Product Managers Should Include Training in Their Launch Plan

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And then there’s the really bad surprise when you’re a product manager and you find out your company’s sales reps are misrepresenting the product you so carefully developed! So how do you avoid bad surprises when you’re planning your next product launch?

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From Three Phases to Four: The Toolkit Approach to Product Launch Training

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For a long time, product launch training has been conducted with an event-based model. They are planned and run by marketing folks who need reps to effectively position the new product but don’t have a realistic plan to make it happen. Product Launch Training

Tips for Marketing (Online Courses) To Your Association Members  

Web Courseworks

Associations and nonprofits share a marketing dilemma unlike traditional for-profit businesses. The target market and demographics for a business are centered around prospective clients and existing clients. Tips for Marketing to Association Members.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf (OTS) courseware is a growing market attracting both customers and venture. The final product shows a direct link between the training and the goals of the. Instructional design approaches, current thinking and modern production values aside, a.

Your Product Launch Training Questions Answered

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A few weeks ago, several hundred people joined Leanne Batchelder and myself for a webinar on product launch training. Hosted through Training Magazine Network, the session is called Learning Solutions and Your Product Launch: How a Curriculum Drives Success.

3 Questions that Keep Product Managers Up at Night

Knowledge Guru

Product managers are passionate people. They are passionate about the products they create and the problems they solve for their customers. Product managers spend thousands of hours researching, testing and developing their products before its time to commercialize.

Elearning Market Trends 2016: Learning tech falls short of market needs

Docebo

Considering only 3% of companies are happy with their current LMS integrations, this represents a clear weakness in the market. The post Elearning Market Trends 2016: Learning tech falls short of market needs appeared first on Docebo.

Instructional Designers and Product Managers – Traversing The Common Trail

Raptivity

I have been working as a Product Manager with Raptivity for the last 5 years. Here are a few things I could recommend to every budding instructional designer that they could learn from a product manager or vice versa. A product cannot be built with one feature.

The Link Between BYOD and Increased Productivity

TOPYX LMS

A BYOD policy also makes it easy for employees to access corporate data and online training materials, which can increase productivity. Of all the benefits listed here, increased productivity usually pleases company leaders most. Vice President, Marketing and Communications.

Designing a Product Launch Curriculum

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This is an excerpt from Nancy Harkness’ new white paper, Learning Solutions and Your Product Launch: The Secret to Success. Here is a section on designing product launch curriculums: Designing the curriculum. Product Launch Training White Paper curriculum design product launch

5 Tactics to Develop Effective Video Marketing

Your Training Edge

Publishing videos is a new form of marketing, and it will remain as one of the best forms of marketing. If you are considering joining everybody else in video marketing, it will be best to use your time wisely because video marketing takes a lot of planning and work.

Free Webinar: How to Price Education Products

Association eLearning

Pricing for education products is all over the map. But pricing is too essential to leave to guesswork. In this session, we look at why you should eschew “downside pricing” (e.g., cost-based approaches) and embrace “upside pricing” that looks at the value you deliver to the buyers.

Using an LMS to Enhance Marketing and Increase Sales

Web Courseworks

Some learning management systems or eCommerce solutions may only have a rating system, turning this feature on can be a great start to receiving and providing product feedback. Another great feature on AANA’s BoxOffice is “Compare Products.” Marketing to Members

Think like a product manager

Spark Your Interest

Instructional designers create instructional or training products. Whether we like it or not, product design and product management is our industrial cousin. We have to market this “thing” to ensure our target audience is aware of it and knows how to get it.

Do we need product evangelists for each product/service?

Docebo

In the last few years markets have become more competitive as product lifecycle is reducing and go to market timing is becoming more and more important. But the real factor that makes marketing more complex is that products and services are becoming more technological and therefore complex and so they require more knowledge to be used. Knowing a product before purchase is related to market education. The marketing education strategy.

Product Review – Adobe Captivate Prime LMS

eLearning 24-7

It is a LMS, but hey if you want to pitch it equally as a LCMS go for it – since that market is drying up faster than a bunch of grapes sitting in the sun and turning into raisins. As for verticals, I’m not sure they have specific ones to hit, rather they are going all market.

Visual Marketing

Adobe Captivate

Video Marketing has been traditionally thought to be conjoined with products, services or informing consumers about upcoming releases in connection to the first 2.

2016 LMS Market Trends, Observations and Predictions

Talented Learning

The 2016 LMS market is not what you think. We ask them all about business drivers, trends, market opportunities, use cases, demand, competition and measurable successes. 10 Culture Shift Driving Epic Innovation in the LMS Market. Learn More about the 2016 LMS Market Trends?

Learning Solutions and Your Product Launch: The Secret to Success (White Paper)

Bottom-Line Performance

Your product might be ready to launch, but what about your sales and support reps? A slick launch meeting is not enough for them to really know your product, and a quick skim of your marketing collateral is not the ideal preparation for talking to customers.

eLearning Brothers Launches a First in the Training Market – Customizable Courseware

eLearning Brothers

Two things differentiate the product from any other offering available today. We are flipping this model on it’s head and are giving the user full control of what the end product looks likes.

From Learning to Marketing, One Leader’s Worthwhile Switch

CLO Magazine

Successful marketers need to fully understand their customers. For Andrea Grodnitzky, the new chief marketing officer at Richardson Sales Training, her customers are learning leaders at some of the world’s top sales organizations. Tags: marketing.

Educators and Marketers are Both Facing a Huge Problem

mLevel

One thing I have observed is that learning suffers from the same challenge that marketers do each day: how do I get my audience to engage or purchase my product? Many marketing leaders and professionals lost their jobs. That challenge to a marketer is hard.

Content Marketing 101

Visual Lounge

(Guest post from Adria Saracino, head of outreach at digital marketing agency Distilled.). Over the last few years, content marketing has been hot on the lips of every marketer I know. So what is content marketing, really , and how can you take advantage of it?

Why an LMS is a Great Sales and Marketing Tool

TOPYX LMS

After all, increased revenue equals a larger workforce equals higher productivity equals more sales. The fact is that many companies are selling more products than they did in the past and still are not seeing the rising profits they need in order to survive.

Why Learning should be a part of your Marketing Strategy

G-Cube

It is integral to the development of the employee base and has been majorly linked to increased productivity, innovation and satisfaction. I would like to make a case for using learning as a marketing tool. It is after all, the primary function of marketing. Why indeed.

e-Learning For Marketing Agencies

eFront

Marketing needs better marketing. I mean, we always hear about the heroic entrepreneurs or inventors that created some new product or service (e.g. Marketing agencies are not much different from any other company or company department in this regard.

What Is a Product Launch Curriculum?

Bottom-Line Performance

This is an excerpt from Nancy Harkness’ new white paper, Learning Solutions and Your Product Launch: The Secret to Success. From a knowledge perspective, their existing product and market knowledge may or may not be applicable to the new product.

The Best of Both Worlds: Learning Through a Marketer’s Lens

CLO Magazine

When a leader with deep marketing expertise is asked to take over a learning role, learning — specifically leadership development — becomes exciting. Marketing and learning share many similarities. When I was in the marketing role, we looked at creating a company brand,” she said. “In

What L&D can learn from the Apple marketing strategy

Sponge UK

Sell your training like one of the most successful companies in the world sell their products. Here are some practical tips on how to use marketing techniques to get your employees engaged in training. staff, but there’s a lot you can learn from their marketing department.

Three Ways to Level-Up Your Video Marketing

Visual Lounge

There’s no way around it: Video marketing is an essential part of the marketing toolkit. Experts believe that 79 percent of internet traffic will be video by 2018 and people are 85 percent more likely to buy a product after viewing a product video. Product overview.

Video Marketing In The Problem Aware Stage

Visual Lounge

If you are using video marketing to highlight your products, services, or company, you likely have a few product highlight videos, some customer testimonials or a company/brand overview video. Product Aware – Help consumers decide to buy your product.

Bottom-Line Performance, ExactTarget Marketing Cloud Win Brandon Hall Award for “MobileConnect Guru”

Bottom-Line Performance

Bottom-Line Performance and the ExactTarget Marketing Cloud won a coveted Brandon Hall Group bronze award for excellence in the Best Use of Games and Simulations for Learning category. About the ExactTarget Marketing Cloud.

Education and Marketing – Why the Two Must Team for Success in eLearning

Association eLearning

Even in a small association there is generally someone responsible for marketing and another person in charge of education and professional development. Because it’s not clear whose job it is to market the association’s eLearning education. They actively marketed their eLearning.

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