10 Tips to Take You from Zero to eLearning Hero

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You can’t launch an empty LMS! After you and your LMS have spent some time together, or after you’ve gotten feedback on your first few offerings, you can start introducing new types of learning experiences. Start your own newsletter!

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10 Steps from Zero to eLearning Hero

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You can’t launch an empty LMS! After you and your LMS have spent some time together, or after you’ve gotten feedback on your first few offerings, you can start introducing new types of learning experiences. Start your own newsletter!

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7 Online Member Acquisition Strategies to Grow Your Base

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For example, your organizations can offer each other: Advertising space in emails or newsletters. Discounts on membership dues or custom merch for members of partner organizations. . An e-book in return for a newsletter subscription. A free or discounted course through your LMS.

7 Online Member Acquisition Strategies to Grow Your Base

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For example, your organizations can offer each other: Advertising space in emails or newsletters. Discounts on membership dues or custom merch for members of partner organizations. . An e-book in return for a newsletter subscription. A free or discounted course through your LMS.

How to Continue the Conference Learning Experience

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They’ll have additional opportunities to connect with other attendees while being exposed to your LMS and online learning programs. Host the post-conference learning experience on your association’s learning management system (LMS) so you can take advantage of its tools and introduce attendees to other learning programs. Use your LMS to regulate access for different users to conference materials. Send a post-conference newsletter to attendees.

Help Your Members Across the Digital Readiness Gap

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Who’s opened your email newsletter and clicked on links to content? Assign each new member to an “ambassador” or “buddy” who walks them through your association’s online resources, including your website, online community, and learning management system (LMS). Help members become familiar with your website, online community, and LMS by highlighting their resources and benefits in your print and digital publications. Using an LMS to Bridge the Digital Readiness Gap.

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What to Do If Your Association’s Online Course Failed

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Here are a few other ways to test an idea and assess demand: Create a lead magnet (an ebook or report) related to the course topic and send traffic to it via newsletter links, Facebook ads, and other paid advertising. You most likely promoted the course in newsletters, but next time, try some of these other methods. Consider offering attendees a promo code to get a discount on registration. Your LMS should enhance the learning experience, not inhibit it.

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Don’t Nickel-and-Dime Members: Ideas to Increase Non-Dues Revenue

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Associations have traditionally used membership “as an excuse to sell more stuff at discounted prices to members,” said Garth Jordan , senior vice president of corporate strategy at the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).

The State of Association E-Learning: Cloudy with a Chance of Sunshine

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Webinars and webcasts are the most popular platform for association e-learning (92%), and learning management systems (LMS) are the second most popular choice (67%). Most likely the cream of the crop—professional development (PD) staff who knew about the survey because they read the Tagoras blog and/or newsletter—professionals who are themselves lifelong learners. The future looks bright for association e-learning. The growing lifelong learning market provides plenty of opportunity.

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How to Leverage the Marketing Power of Social Proof

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For new programs, consider doing a pilot first with a small group of beta users who take it for free or at a deep discount in return for their feedback and testimonial. Add them to promotional blurbs in newsletters. Number of visitors to your LMS. Provide a discount code to alumni who refer people to a program they completed.