Successful Learning Management System Implementation eBook

WBT Systems

Recently, eLearning Industry invited WBT Systems to contribute to the publication of a free eBook which addresses one of the biggest concerns faced by organizations – the complexity and difficulty of Learning Management System implementation. We are honored to be asked to share our experience in this eBook, and delighted to share the contribution from our CTO, Linda Bowers with you here. What systems do you need to integrate with?

[New eBook] The Community Module Guide: How to Support Your Organization’s Business Objectives

Higher Logic

This eBook will help you determine the best modules to support each of these six core objectives: Objective #1 - Recruitment + Retention. Volunteer Management : Track and reward volunteers using traditional practices like personalized thank you letters and physical gifts, in addition to gamification tactics like virtual badges, ribbons, and a volunteer leaderboard. Are you excited to learn more yet? Have you ever heard someone say “there’s an app for that!”

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Which Association Learning Trends Predictions Came True in 2016?

WBT Systems

With just a couple of weeks to the end of the year and a huge variety of association learning solutions being showcased this week at ASAE Technology Conference 2016 , it’s a good time to look back at the association learning trends that were predicted for 2016 and see which of these are still relevant. Which trends will be relevant to the associations attending ASAE Tech 16, looking to enhance or revise their learning technologies? Social Learning and Digital Badges.

New Year Resolution: Invest in Association Learning Technology

WBT Systems

Back at the office, this process is paralleled as the new year kick-starts strategic planning sessions to set goals for association management, covering everything from membership growth and retention to updating education and certification programs. Whether your association is planning to launch new education or certification programs, or revitalize and restructure existing programs, our suggestion for your new year resolution is to invest in association learning technology.

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

6 Ways Associations Can Use Webinars to Engage Members and Increase Non-Dues Revenue

Higher Logic

Try turning your event’s educational topics into a series of webinars to provide members with new online learning opportunities and help them get to the next level in their careers. Want to learn more about automating your email communications ?

How Associations Are Using Community to Support Their Members During COVID-19

Higher Logic

Tirza Austin, their online community manager, said: “We have made our forums available to non-members. ASPE has been working with its local chapters to help them host their chapter meetings virtually, using their integrated learning management system and community.

Why a Customer Community Should be Central to Your Customer Experience

Higher Logic

If all they experience is disconnected, frustrating processes where they have to login multiple times and go to multiple systems in order to get their problem answered, you’re not delivering an optimal experience. Your Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software is the central hub of data.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.5.18

Reid All About it

I’m always on the lookout for good ebooks on sale so I thought I might share some of my finds with you. My secret ebook sale sleuthing method is daily alerts from BookBub , Early Bird Books , and Goodreads. As of Thursday afternoon, these ebooks were still on sale but act quickly if you want a bargain. WBT Systems suggests starting off the New Year with these seven new habits for learning professionals. We’re back in the lifelong learning business this week.

How Engagement Tools Improve Association Event Management

Higher Logic

It is incredibly gratifying for associations to see a spike in event attendance, as participation plays a valuable role in their impact, but poor event management can cause your members to disengage. Integrating eLearning tools, like a Learning Management System (LMS), with your online community can help you establish a reputation for delivering valuable educational content. Event management tools can boost attendance by adding value to the member experience.

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

Higher Logic

If you have an excellent webinar series going on, give members an event calendar in your community where they can immediately see all the learning opportunities that are available. For example, if a member engages with your emails and visits pages on your website about your annual event , your marketing automation system can continue to nurture this interest by providing them with more information on the event. Learn how to create this campaign.). Download our eBook below

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How to Use Customer Engagement Data to Identify New Sales Opportunities

Higher Logic

Website : Landing page submissions, preference management (opt in/opt out) show you where your customer is interested enough to share their information. CRM : Your account management record shows previous sales opportunities, in case the account had a previous internal owner and prior upsell attempts. If you still have doubts about your sales opportunities, or you’re overwhelmed by the number of customers you need to analyze, develop a lead scoring system.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.19.18

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WBT Systems shares advice this week on how to think like a futurist. Professionals who don’t keep learning are the new “at-risk” group. Do yourself a favor and read this article by Michael Simmons at Quartz about the necessity for lifelong learning. Some quick hits: Learning to code will eventually be as useful as learning Ancient Greek. Learn four simple strategies that will help you manage these changes, and succeed as an event strategist.

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11 Elements of a Winning Member Engagement Strategy

Higher Logic

If you're involved in community management, you've likely heard of the 90-9-1 principle. This way, you can create a single sign-on (SSO) for your members so that they can easily log into your website and all the associated benefits, like your learning management system, your online community, or your mentoring program. Measuring these ratios will give you a bigger and clearer picture to work with as you tweak and refine your system.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.12.18

Reid All About it

Harvard Business Review says, “Translators play a critical role in bridging the technical expertise of data engineers and data scientists with the operational expertise of marketing” and other front-line managers. WBT Systems explains how to motivate members to buy what you’re selling. You’re members expect you to be insiders like them, and insiders use the right words, as Amanda learned when she said “telephone pole” instead of “power pole.”

LMS, LCMS, Content Authoring: Exploring eLearning Tools

WBT Systems

There are a multitude of different tools available to instructional designers and eLearning developers, and it is important to consider which tools will help you to achieve the desired learning objectives and outcomes for your courses. Joe Ganci writes the Toolkit column for Learning Solutions Magazine , which reviews all the different tools available for creating eLearning content. The post LMS, LCMS, Content Authoring: Exploring eLearning Tools appeared first on WBT Systems

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.16.18

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If you plan to shop for a new learning management system (LMS) in the coming year, WBT Systems explains why you may want to work with an LMS consultant during the requirements, selection, and/or implementation process. Patrick’s weekend list of recommended ebooks on sale by Irish authors , the list of recipes I’ve made this week or plan to make in the coming weeks, and my regular lists of recommended fiction and non-fiction ebooks (including cookbooks) on sale.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.4.16

Reid All About it

Now on to the list of this week’s free webinars and learning events. Presenter: Jessie States, CMM, manager of professional development, MPI. Get answers to your cyber security insurance and risk management-related questions about website publishing liability, security breach liability, replacement or restoration of data, and regulatory proceedings, public relations, or security expenses. Presenters: Renata Lerch, deputy managing director, American Society for Quality.

What to Do If Your Association’s Online Course Failed

WBT Systems

Learn why your online course failed. The first thing to do is to realize that, as cliché as it sounds, failure is a learning opportunity. The survey said members want to learn the skills taught in the course. Instead, watch member behavior for clues about what they want to learn. Do this on your website, blog, and online learning catalog. Having an online learning community and plenty of instructor virtual ‘office hours’ will help. You were so proud.

7 Reasons Associations, Chapters AND Members Love Auto-Renewal Membership Plans

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Associations have also been consumers of the subscription economy since the rise and adoption of Software as a Service (SaaS) platforms such as association management systems, learning management systems, and other association software. A one-time dues payment of $325 can be a deal-breaker for many, but it’s much easier to manage if you only have to pay $28/month. Kindle ebooks (ahem).

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.23.18

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Over at Spin Sucks, you can learn a few ways to ensure your content stands out in the stream of mediocracy. WBT Systems outlines the criteria and process for sunsetting educational programs. Check out my Grabbing the Gusto blog if you’d like to see the list of recipes I’ve made this week or plan to make in the coming weeks, and my list of other recommended fiction and non-fiction ebooks on sale. Host: ASAE Learning Management System Community.

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