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. Conduct a market analysis to understand your competitor’s products and pricing, target market, market needs, and price range that market will bear for the value you’re offering. Consider these models to price your eLearning right.

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New Year, New Technology?

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. New Year, New Technology? It’s an excellent time to reevaluate the technology you’re using. The goal behind technology, as I’ve written in past posts, is to simplify your daily tasks. Sure, many of us choose to purchase technology because we want to be the first with some cool gadget or we find a device that allows us to play Angry Birds anywhere we want, but the primary goal should be making us more efficient.

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Gamification: Before You Implement the Technology.

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. Gamifiying your organization is not about technology. In order to incentivize action, there have to be some courses of action that do not attain reward. Pricing. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products. Support. Company. News + Press. Customers. Management Team.

What Technology Makes the Must-Have List?

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. What Technology Makes the Must-Have List? Working in a technology company means we have a lot of early adopters. I recently asked this group of experts what technology they couldn’t live without. Okay, so we also have some comedians at YourMembership.com but velcro is technology in the sense that technology is only a tool for helping you become more efficient. What technology (app, software, website, gadget, etc.)

Is New Technology Worth The Investment?

Association Adviser

We asked Marcus Underwood, vice president for online media at Naylor, to weigh in about technology becoming more personal and, at times, more expensive. The reward from using new technology—and the risk of not implementing it—usually outweighs the upfront costs. Associations have to keep up technologically or risk having members go elsewhere for information and question the association value proposition. Once you have that, find the right technology partner and move quickly.

The Impact of Gas Prices on Associations and Their Members

Observations on Association Management

The Impact of Gas Prices on Associations and Their Members. Associations, like every other type of business, are feeling the impact of rising petroleum prices. The effect of high gas prices will be felt for the forseeable future. As frightening as the rapidly-escalating price of energy is, it provides us with an opportunity to think about new ways to do business. Labels: environment , gas prices , social changes. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2).

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The One Question You Don't Want New Members Asking

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. Pricing. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products. Support. Company. News + Press. Customers. Management Team. Partner Programs. Corporate Responsibility. Inside YM. Careers. Contact. YourMembership.com Blog. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members.

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Don’t Fool Yourself: Your Technology Has an Expiration Date

Associations Now

While the costs of upgrading basic technology building blocks like hard drives certainly add up, delaying those upgrades comes with another price tag—one that could really hurt. Which, of course, is super-useful, even if it creates a few problems with disruption along the way. The way you invest in technology needs to keep up with this burn cycle, or you could find yourself in a bind.

4 Considerations for Your Virtual Event

Blue Sky eLearn

Or a 1-day conference into individual webinars over a couple of weeks or even the course of the year. For a higher price, allows those session sponsors to continue being the sponsor of the on-demand session, allowing them visibility throughout the year .

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Goodbye e-learning

Aaron Wolowiec

So when I came across “Association Learning + Technology 2014,” a recent report by Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele , founders of consulting firm Tagoras , imagine my delight! Young or old, technology has redefined the way we learn and work. Association Learning + Technology 2014” is designed to help association leaders strategize for a new learning landscape, while meeting their members’ needs for convenient and quick access to information. As a former journalist, I love data.

5 Things to Consider When Choosing an LMS

Blue Sky eLearn

Inline editing can make a huge difference when it comes to efficiently creating courses as well as updating branding and imagery. Of course, the first thing to consider when it comes to revenue is how easy is it for your learners to make a purchase? Can you have different pricing for different groups of people? You’ll want to make sure that the LMS you’re selecting today will continue to grow and innovate as technology does, as well as your organization’s needs do!

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Make Sure Your Association’s Next Virtual Event is a Hit

Aptify

Your members are the audience for your learning courses, so be sure to ask for their input. List key milestones, such as choosing a virtual event technology platform and lining up speakers, and provide plenty of time for each one.

Part 3 of Life after MLS: Technology Strategic Plans : Off Stage

Off Stage

16, 2010 - Part 3 of Life after MLS: Technology Strategic Plans. In the last two blogs Ive been discussing your IT needs as an association, particularly as a Realtor trade association, excluding any MLS technology needs you might have. For those associations with MLS operations, the mission-critical imperative to develop a solid and consistent base of technology strategy is often obscured—our members are up close and outspoken about where our resources belong.

Best Practices for Selecting an LMS

Blue Sky eLearn

The time you’ll put into implementing the platform – adding courses, creating content. It’s important to have a budget in mind when you begin narrowing down the LMS providers you would like to evaluate, as pricing can vary widely. Learning Strategies Learning Technologies Online Learning Uncategorized elearning learning management system LMS LMS selection online learning selecting an LMSSelecting an LMS is a big decision.

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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. In this article, we will discuss three of the most effective ways for leveraging educational content and technology. Product Bundles: Selling multiple courses or events at one fixed price can be extremely effective for organizations.

Looking For a Virtual Events Partner? Be Sure To Ask These 10 Questions

Blue Sky eLearn

Are you a reseller for your event platform or is it your own technology? This is fine for supporting simple events, but for larger high-exposure events it is best to work with a vendor who controls their own technology platform. How do you price your virtual events? There is a wide variance in how virtual events are priced. You may not yet have a solid sense of what attendance will be at your virtual events, so having pricing that is flexible is very important.

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SCD Group: 5 Articles for Association Executives: Best of the Week.

SCD Group

Elephant via edudemic.com The idea of implementing mobile learning into a course or instruction may be daunting for many educators. Hopefully, it was a good experience because, according to technology research firm Gartner, by 2013 more people will access websites with mobile phones than with desktop computers. According to an analysis of 4,200 companies by the business consulting giant, social technologies stand to unlock from $900 billion to $1.3 Pages. About. Contact.

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Need new ideas for attracting members? Follow this 7-step framework for success

Association Success

Of course, not every member will fit the same mold. Pricing with multiple tiers. When it comes to pricing, there’s no reason to limit your organization to a single tier. Organization-Wide Technology Literacy. Today, technology touches every aspect of our lives.

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How to Launch an LMS with No Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Look into pricing for getting sessions recorded at your next one. You can bundle sessions together in packages by topic, sell them individually, or sell the entire conference as one bulk price. . Then, once the webinar is complete you have an on-demand presentation or course at your fingertips! . While we see a lot of our clients utilizing conference recordings and virtual events as part of their offerings, plenty of them are also creating standalone on-demand courses.

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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. In this article, we will discuss three of the most effective ways for leveraging educational content and technology. Product Bundles: Selling multiple courses or events at one fixed price can be extremely effective for organizations.

How to Start or Grow Your Online Career Center

Association Adviser

Start by setting your course. We created a director of career management (Redmond) to be in charge of the portal, as well as hired a full-time sales manager, Eli McLean, ASHA’s associate director, to revamp our job posting pricing structure to better serve our career vendors recruitment advertising sales. Careers Features Technology ASAE career centers career management professional developmentStarting or growing a career management site doesn’t have to be intimidating.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.11.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Virtual conference pricing. Her family pays the price for America’s chicken dinners. Association Technology & Data 2025: Evaluating Your IT and Data Readiness.

4 steps to successful virtual events for your association

Nimble AMS

Your members are the audience for your learning courses, so be sure to ask for their input. Here are a few to include: Select an event technology platform. Train staff and speakers on your technology platform. Upload content into your technology platform.

How to Meet the Membership & Education Expectations of Millennials and Gen Z

.orgCommunity

New research shows they have much greater price sensitivity and much lower brand loyalty than older generations. Their price sensitivity isn’t a surprise considering their: • Student loan debt. • Weakened job prospects. • Low earnings. • Lack of employer support for membership and professional development. Then they receive email after email asking them to spend even more money to register for a webinar, attend an online course, or sign up for a career service.

8 Tips for Recruiting High-Quality Webinar Speakers

Blue Sky eLearn

Of course, the timing, technology, and ease of use for the learner are super important, but the absolute most important part to the success of your webinar is the content and subject matter expert (SME). Invite some committee members or active members who attend your training to a , free or very low priced, single – session or multi – session webinar event where your new SME’s can test their content.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.19.18

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One thing we can predict about the future: implementing new technology will never stop. A key ingredient for successful technology projects is collaboration. Mike Guerrieri at DelCor Technology Solutions explains how technology and collaboration can be a virtuous cycle. Hear about the unexpected ways technology has impacted the career trajectories of event professionals worldwide. – Technology Trends Round Table.

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Total Recall: How to keep your online passwords accessible and secure at the same time

Association Adviser

To add to this problem, the same technology that is supposed to make this easier can actually make it harder. It is very difficult, unless of course you use the same one over and over, which has its own pitfalls. Of course any problem created by technology will likely have a technological solution. The iOS app is currently priced at $17.99. Of course, the most important thing of all is to make certain the passwords you use are as strong as possible.

Best Practices for Monetizing eLearning Content

Fonteva

As the importance of non-dues revenue continues to grow, technological advancements have become one of the biggest drivers. If you’re offering anything for continuing education credit, certificates or certifications are the first things we would recommend putting a price tag on. Here are some ideas to get started: Develop and sell courses. These can be courses created in-house or with an instructional designer, or developed from content that’s currently available.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.22.16

Reid All About it

An association industry professional for more than 25 years, entrepreneur JP Moery’s favorite quote from racing legend Mario Andretti has seemingly set the course for his career path: “If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough.” Presenter: David DeLorenzo, CIO, DelCor Technology Solutions. Strategic Pricing for Educational Products. Pricing for education products is all over the map. But pricing is too essential to leave to guesswork.

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Building Buy-In for an Online Community at Your Association

Higher Logic

This is how you can prove your new member community will be a valuable technology investment. Use your community to show members the courses and certifications available to them, then give them a place to discuss and meet fellow learners. Objection 1: Price.

Why Data Analytics is Important and How to Budget Accurately

Higher Logic

Budget is a major consideration, of course, and you’ll want to plan accurately. Depending on how the platform is hosted , the price structure will either be a lower subscription fee or a high upfront licensing fee. Some data analytics platforms require significant capital investment up-front, but without seeing insight along the way, it’s difficult to shift course. Account for More Than the Price Tag. Your community contains loads of member and customer data.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.12.19

Reid All About it

Mike Guerrieri at DelCor Technology Solutions shares his observations and advice from two years of association technology assessments. To make many of the changes Mike suggests, you need more than technology, you need staff with an innovation mindset. 5G is a huge advance in technology that will affect all our lives in the coming years. Learn how to inventory your technology and assess where it is on the maturity model.

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3 Ways to Generate Non-Dues Revenue

GrowthZone

Check out these 3 things you can do today to increase non-dues revenue using technology you probably already have: JOB POSTING SERVICES. Consider offering this benefit to non-members at a premium price. Download the guide, Using Technology to. You know the drill: “This course is brought to you by “Sponsor Name/Logo.” Tweet. Fact: 50% of association revenue is generated from non-dues sources.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.26.18

Reid All About it

WBT Systems explains what to do if one of your online courses fails , how to identify the problem and what to do about it. 4 million US jobs are expected to be disrupted by technology and other factors between now and 2026. Make Your Marketing Technology Resolutions for 2018. Learn about pricing confusion, what you can expect to pay for an AMS, and how you can keep costs down. Eric McDonald, sales executive and pricing expert.

Reflections on the ASAE App

Association Adviser

A push notification feature would also offer exhibitors the chance to push out their own promotional message, for an ASAE-supporting price, of course. Features ASAE ASAE annual events mobile apps technology trade shows What event tool is indispensable for you? If you attended the ASAE Annual Meeting & Expo, you’re probably still processing and reflecting on everything you experienced.

How should associations face COVID-19?

Association Success

Ensure your organization has the necessary technology to support an influx of online activity. Michael Tatonetti, the Director of Certification and Education with the Professional Pricing Society, said his association is providing recession-specific content to its entire audience. . “We We actually compiled an email today that went out this morning with course recommendations, but also free content: webinars, seminars and podcasts that we had about this topic,” he said. “We

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.27.20

Reid All About it

WBT Systems provides ideas for helping members deal with the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis , including recession-focused information, resources, and benefits as well as guidance on pricing and marketing. Join a live discussion from the executive, technology and organizational perspectives on how your organization can best shift to support a 100% remote working ecosystem. Presenter: Kate Pojeta, CMP, Director of Meetings and Technology, Event Garde.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.8.20

Reid All About it

The premise is two-fold: Grab your favorite grape (in wine form, of course) or cocktail of choice and spend an hour with us as we talk facilitation graphics. There will be good company, lots of laughs, some hands-on practice with graphics and, of course, sharing your work. Host: Association Women Technology Champions (AWTC). Discuss and evaluate emerging pricing models to consider for your Fall 2020 event. What new technologies can they employ?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.28.16

Reid All About it

Here’s what else I’m reading, never just one book, of course: The Mountain Story: A Novel (Lori Lansens) – a book club pick I’m starting tonight. The survey will help the association community better understand how membership organizations use or don’t use social technologies to deliver learning. The size or budget of your association, and whether you use or don’t use social technologies, doesn’t matter. Jonathan Murray, chief technology officer, DPrism.

What the Three Bears Knew Best

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. My kids have been obsessed with Goldilocks and Three Bears recently (of course, it helps when I throw in surprises like Mama Bear was making pizza instead of porridge). Pricing. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products. Support. Company. News + Press. Customers. Management Team.