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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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.

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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.

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 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.)

In 2017, Take Control of Your Technology

Associations Now

In many ways, the notion of the “middle” has come to define association technology this year. But it only angered its users, forcing a mea culpa and a course reversal from the company. “By Sure, Slack is awesome, but do you find the per-user price tag a bit much?

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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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.

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. . Last, but not least, the big kahuna, your standalone, on-demand courses.

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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. The point is: Don’t be afraid to taste technology.

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. Blog. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members.

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?

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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. Of course, theres lots of help available to you.

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. Selecting 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.

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

SCD Group

Elephant via The idea of implementing mobile learning into a course or instruction may be daunting for many educators. 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.

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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.

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


New research shows they have much greater price sensitivity and much lower brand loyalty than older generations. 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.

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. It’s a great attractor for learning experiences at conferences and multi-day live courses.

How to Start or Grow Your Online Career Center

Association Adviser

Start by setting your course. These companies have a foundation of brand awareness, large marketing budgets and related technologies such as marketing automation and AI, all of which is allowing them to impact both employers’ and job seekers’ expectations of career centers.

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). What is the most important part of a webinar presentation?

Should You Tell Your Website Vendor Your Budget?

Vanguard Tech

As a technology provider for associations for over 15 years, we've seen quite a few RFPs in our day. Of course, you want the budget so that you can bid right up to the penny and squeeze every dollar out of our organization for the least amount of work.

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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. Account for More Than the Price Tag.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.19.18

Reid All About it

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.

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Focus on Millennial Learners to Benefit Members of All Ages

WBT Systems

The remaining two types of learning are online courses and webinars, both of which are accessed online, which means there is an even 50/50 split between preference for online and offline delivery of learning among association members. So it seems that Price is right.

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.

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Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

To address the different skills and competencies required by employers, often associations provide a more diverse offering of formal and informal learning experiences through conferences, mentoring, webinars, blended learning, online courses and networking.

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.”

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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. The iOS app is currently priced at $17.99.

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.

Daily Buzz: The State of Event Tech

Associations Now

Meeting technology is always changing, and with it so does how planners use the tech. In a reader survey on Smart Meetings , 51 percent of planners said attendee communication was the biggest challenge, with the price tag of tech solutions coming in at a close second with 48 percent.

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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. Surveys issued after course completion are one way to collect feedback, but they will relate to a specific program.

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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?

3 Ways to Generate Non-Dues Revenue


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.

Learning Management Systems for Associations: The Essentials

WBT Systems

These tools have the capabilities to create very engaging and interactive course content, but in order to deliver this content to your members, your association LMS will need to support eLearning content standards.

Digitization Is Not Digital Transformation


Digital technology has fundamentally altered customer expectations and some of the associations that neglected to take the necessary steps to digitize their business have disappeared. We lowered the price substantially.

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 size or budget of your association, and whether you use or don’t use social technologies, doesn’t matter.

Association Relevance Despite Market Turbulence

Potomac Core

KPMG’s 2016 report “Setting the Course for Growth: CEO Perspectives” underscores how today’s CEO is laser focused on staying relevant in a turbulent global market. Factors that include China, oil price volatility, a less than robust U.S.

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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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Be the Online “Go To” Place for Your Members


Trillion Price Of Not Tweeting At Work”. McKinsey Global Institute found that productivity of interaction workers could be improved 20-25% through social technologies. Providing software tools for your members that incorporate social technologies like an online community with a library like AssociCom , (there’s the plug) and moving away from using email is not really a radical shift for an association. Ryan Holmes article in Fast Company was titled: “The $1.3

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.6.19

Reid All About it

Monthly donors give 42% more over the course of a year compared to one-time donors. Learn how event technology can simplify each phase of the event planning lifecycle; from venue sourcing to website building, employee wrangling, reporting, and everything in between.

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