Price Your eLearning Right

Blue Sky eLearn

Rethinking Event-Based Pricing. One of the most common mistakes I see in pricing eLearning is exclusively applying the old one-time registration model. Before setting pricing, it’s critical to understand your market. Consider these models to price your eLearning right.

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Face Your Fear of Technology

Association Adviser

Technology (and the thought of it) sometimes elicits a similar response. I’ve worked with hundreds of associations and here are some of the responses I have gotten when asking about their take on “technology” or “new ways” of reaching and engaging their members: Do we have to?

How Associations Can Improve The Member Experience Through Technology

Nimble AMS

Three technology innovations associations should embrace for a better member experience. Turn to technology innovation. Enterprise cloud platform technologies have transformed the association management software (AMS) landscape. Technology

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

The authors of the whitepaper cite Georgetown University noting “Industry-based certifications address several problems that postsecondary credentials currently face: relevance, accountability, consistency, and portability.” Why Emphasize Technology for Association Education Programs?

Association Certification and Accreditation Programs: Minimizing the Liability Risks

Plexus Consulting

Venable LLP, Washington, DC Certification and accreditation programs ("certification" programs) sponsored by trade and professional associations are increasingly common. However, standard-setting and certification programs are not without liability risk, sometimes potentially significant risks. Fortunately, proper care in establishing and operating certification programs can go a long way toward minimizing those risks. by Jeffrey S. Tenenbaum, Esq.,

Learning Management Systems for Associations: The Essentials

WBT Systems

What are the basic elements an LMS for Associations must have to deliver effective, engaging member education and certification programs, while also simplifying the delivery of learning for administrators? Manage Complex Continuing Education Credits and Certification.

The Lifelong Learner’s Guide to Success: Future Proofing Your Career, Part One

Blue Sky eLearn

The authors attributed technological advancements as the paramount influencer for the rise and decline of the demand for cognitive task occupations. As we entered into the technology age in the early 1980s, industry leaders needed to design and build an infrastructure that would support this new industry. I believe we are experiencing another ebb and flow in what our workforce is demanding due to innovative technological changes.

Best Practices for Monetizing Your eLearning Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Over the last few decades, the biggest driver of non-dues revenue has been technological advancements. Technology has paved the way for innovative methods of generating non-dues revenue while providing significant value to your members.

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks Associations

As always, we try to use this blog post to speak from our experience as a learning technology partner to organizations that provide continuing education and professional development. We like that idea, and we agree that you need to provide many different pricing models.

Compare Association Management Software Platforms

GrowthZone

Additional modules are available based on package subscription: Sponsors/Ads, API Access, Sales Funnel, Certifications, Events Expo, Project Management, Fundraising, Form Builder, Chapter Management, Online Store, and more. Pricing available upon request. Pricing available upon request.

Best Practices for Monetizing Your eLearning Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Over the last few decades, the biggest driver of non-dues revenue has been technological advancements. Technology has paved the way for innovative methods of generating non-dues revenue while providing significant value to your members.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.8.19

Reid All About it

MemberSuite explains how associations can respond to this market demand by offering certificate and certification programs. Presenters: Mike Kovach, Senior Digital Consultant, Adage Technologies. Jake Toohey, Senior Digital Consultant, Adage Technologies.

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The Lifelong Learner’s Guide to Success: Future-Proofing Your Career; Part One

Blue Sky eLearn

The authors attributed technological advancements as the paramount influencer for the rise and decline of the demand for cognitive task occupations. I believe we are experiencing another ebb and flow in what our workforce is demanding due to innovative technological changes.

Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

And then comes the price tag. Associations provide niche education – via credentialing and certification – something most grads won’t have entering the market. Consider alternative delivery methods and new technologies. Provide quality certification programs.

Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

And then comes the price tag. Associations provide niche education – via credentialing and certification – something most grads won’t have entering the market. Consider alternative delivery methods and new technologies. Provide quality certification programs.

Association Learning: Does your Story Inspire Members?

WBT Systems

“Harley Davidson bikes are twice the price of the same exact Honda bike but will outsell it 13-1 because of community” – Ken Schmidt #HLSF16. For example, if you only offer education through conferences, could you look at incorporating some technology?

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Finding Radical Value in Core Competencies

Association Subculture

Rising college tuition costs, shrinking numbers of seats, and new technology based delivery systems are combining to create a perfect storm in the adult education world. New technologies are becoming more and more affordable for associations.

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Membership 101: What IS “Engagement,” Anyway?

Spark Consulting

We have a lot of new technologies at our fingertips these days, and that’s a good thing. Many of our member interactions are now mediated by technology, which allows us to do more tracking and more automation, and that’s a good thing too.

AMCs Engaged!

YourMembership Blog

At YM, we’re always adapting as the voice of the customer changes, when our competitors shift, or when new technology and business models emerge. More importantly, by using the mobile app, AMCI is lowering staff time and cost spent on manual data entry of credits and certificates.

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How Beta Testers Can Help Build Grade-A Exams

Associations Now

The tech association CompTIA improves its certification exams by enlisting IT experts to test the tests before they’re opened to all. Ready to get your certification or credentialing exam out to your members? They are kind of an early adopter of the certification if they pass the exam.

The Top 5 Reasons Your Members Aren't Renewing (and What to Do About It)

Higher Logic

Embrace engagement technology tools: Using tech tools like online community and marketing automation can help you get members involved. Again, this isn’t going to be the strongest approach, since if members don’t see value, a lower price won’t be extremely convincing.

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The Association Maintaining Memorial Day’s Lasting Impact Overseas

Associations Now

Remembrance, With Technology. “We have an obligation to do what we can to keep the memory of these servicemen alive and to let their stories speak for the true price and value of freedom. Thanks to new technology, this effort is now a global transatlantic effort.”

Library Group Aims to Reeducate Public on Its Profession

Associations Now

Some schools are opting to hire “innovation specialists” in lieu of school librarians, who have earned master’s degrees and librarian certifications. One of the reasons behind hiring an innovation specialist in a school library is that a district can fill two jobs for the price of one.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.7.18

Reid All About it

Members need certifications and certificate programs to advance in their careers, and associations need the non-dues revenue those programs provide, says MemberSuite. Event Technology Trends in 2019. Hear about the top ten event technology trends coming in 2019.

Tips for Effectively Marketing Repackaged Content

Associations Now

Although this tactic—and then either selling it or extending it to members for free—isn’t new, it’s a good way to remind members and nonmembers about the relevance of the association, said Kara Adams, CAE, client success manager at learning technology company Blue Sky eLearn.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.30.16

Reid All About it

Learn the pros and cons of offering micro-credentials, where micro-credentials fit in the ecosystem of professional development, ethical and practical considerations, and the impact a micro-credential could have on your existing certification program. Joey Price, CEO, Jumpstart: HR.

Where to Host Your eLearning Catalog and eCommerce: AMS or LMS?

WBT Systems

The AMS is the hub of your association’s technology ecosystem and contains master records for your members, customers, and prospects. The AMS authenticates the user as a member or non-member so the appropriate pricing and viewing permissions can be applied to their experience. One advantage of having the LMS as host: If someone is enrolled in a certification program, they can see required or recommended courses on their dashboard , and can easily purchase a course from that screen.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.21.16

Reid All About it

Tagoras , a consulting and education firm specializing in the market for lifelong learning, invites you to participate in a survey that will help our community better understand how membership organizations use or don’t use social technologies to deliver learning.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.22.19

Reid All About it

Dan Hickey at DelCor describes the seven steps your association should take when building a technology project team. Presenter: Chris Green, Senior Application Analyst at Association Technologies, Inc. Hosts: Unleashed Technologies and Siteimprove.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

Learn how to evaluate association management software based on important, often overlooked criteria; avoid hidden costs; and attract next generation thinkers and staff with a strong technology platform.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

Learn how to evaluate association management software based on important, often overlooked criteria; avoid hidden costs; and attract next generation thinkers and staff with a strong technology platform.

4 Stages of Falling in Love with your LMS

WBT Systems

We begin introducing the LMS to our extended family and friends (our technology ecosystem), and making sure it fits in with our most important connections ( integrating the LMS to our CRM, AMS , or ERP system).

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APPROVED Using the Value Ramp To Build An Educational Portfolio

Association Success

After taking a specialized college degree, professionals may work for fifty years (or more, if life expectancy continues to increase), and in that time their profession or industry can be turned on its head by changes in technology, regulations, and working environments.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.6.16

Reid All About it

Also, learn what it takes to become a Certified Event Designer and obtain your certification. If you’re in North Carolina, here’s an opportunity to deepen your knowledge of association management and feel recharged about your profession, all at a price your budget can afford.

Opportunity Knocks – Are You There?

YourMembership Blog

It seems that when things change for the worse, they tend to do so very quickly- like rising gas prices. Technological advances during the recession played a role in eliminating some jobs, while others were “shipped” out of the country.

Top 10 Sustainable Event Trends for 2020

GlowGlobally

The focus on compliance in the healthcare industry will increasingly affect other industries such as technology and finance. A growth in demand will cause prices to fall and supply to increase, helping make sustainability a key criteria when selecting caterers and restaurants.

Coolest Garage Ever? Association Opens Up New Testing Lab for Members

Associations Now

Not just any garage, mind you—one that can assist in producing the kind of aftermarket vehicle parts that many of the association’s members rely on, at relatively low cost, with the latest technology.

The Association Maintaining Memorial Day’s Lasting Impact Overseas

Associations Now

Remembrance, With Technology. “We have an obligation to do what we can to keep the memory of these servicemen alive and to let their stories speak for the true price and value of freedom. Thanks to new technology, this effort is now a global transatlantic effort.”

Lessons From Super Mario Run’s Business Model Stumble

Associations Now

Despite being a pretty solid game, it got savaged by reviewers thrown off by the price tag. And while Nintendo is likely correct that its games deserve a premium price tag, it tripped in how it asked an unfamiliar audience to pay.

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Online Education: How It Can Print Money For Associations

Tom Morrison

Certificate Specialist Program to Keep Members in the Program Long Term We have found, employees love to accomplish training goals and employers love to post those certificates of them reach their goals on the wall. Certificate programs are easy to create.