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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Data Fuels Active Innovation

Potomac Core

Jobs data, Housing Starts , Institute for Supply Management Index (ISM) , Oil Prices , Consumer Spending , and U.S. In essence, economic data fuels active innovation at Associations. What is clear is that ongoing listening and economic data fuels active innovation at Associations.

Lessons in Membership Pricing From Electric Vehicles

Associations Now

There will be flexible pricing products; embedded programs, Electrify America membership, and also pay at the station,” Electrify America COO Brendan Jones told the outlet. The post Lessons in Membership Pricing From Electric Vehicles appeared first on Associations Now

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Interview with Michelle Price on Breakthrough Business Strategies.

Jamie Notter

Interview with Michelle Price on Breakthrough Business Strategies Radio. Monday, December 19, Maddie and I will be interviewed by Michelle Price on her “Breakthrough Business Strategies” radio program , talking about our Humanize book. Moneyball and Management Innovation. Strategy. Consulting. Speaking. About. Contact. Generations. Humanize. Books: Jamie Notter. Leadership insight.right when you need it.

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Innovation for Association Executives

Association Navigator

I’m thinking about innovation in the context of managing associations and non-profit enterprises. Innovation is a corporate buzz word, but it’s also a fundamental element in any successful and growing organization. He focuses on innovative products that failed to launch.

Wednesday Buzz: The Price of Looking Too Nice

Associations Now

” Plus: A seven-step strategy-development template. As a nonprofit, I wouldn’t want to skimp on investing in smart design that helps get people to accomplish a goal (such as making a donation or joining an emai list),” Peter Panepento, of Panepento Strategies , advised.

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Leadership Limerick: Putting a Price on Value

Idea Architects

Every Monday, I offer a leadership limerick, highlighting an idea or strategy about effective leadership in limerick form. Pricing is such a critical consideration there is an organization, The Professional Pricing Society , devoted exclusively to its practice.

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Future-Proof Your Association By Innovating Small

Association Adviser

Steinberg, the author of Leading with Change: How to Future Proof Yourself, Fearlessly Innovate, and Succeed in the New Normal elaborated on what keeping up with innovation looks like in an age where change is constant. Steinberg’s second message was that being successful at managing change entails a willingness to make simple but powerful shifts in strategy and thinking. That includes thinking about what strategy itself consists of.

The Hourglass Blog: Association Innovation as Brand Strategy

The Hourglass Blog

Association Innovation as Brand Strategy. In it, he advocates an approach to innovation that focuses not on meeting the expressed needs of customers, but on pushing customers to become something theyre not. The best and most enduring innovations make you someone else.

E-commerce innovation: Engaging your customers


There are great examples of brands that have turned modern technologies and business practices into successful audience engagement innovation tools. Pepsi is taking two of its biggest drinks (Pepsi Cola and Mountain Dew) and doing some pretty innovative things on the social web.

What Nintendo Teaches About Creative Innovation

Associations Now

Hey, gamers, this one is for you: Your technology strategy doesn’t necessarily need the latest bells and whistles to succeed. Sometimes, the best strategy involves taking a different approach to what’s already out there.

What I'm Reading

Thanks For Playing

Innovation is a great FIRST step. When's the last time you looked at your pricing strategy ? blog roundup selling pricing innovation leadershipGreat lessons from great bosses. There's more to building trust than personal integrity. Think associations don't need to sell? Wrong! And here are some good tips to help you do it. Leading? Publicly give up your illusion of control. Here are some key things you need to know and do to get to the finish.

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Association Subculture: Innovation in Association Management

Association Subculture

Innovation in Association Management. I dont watch stock prices and I dont read SEC reports so I am sure that I was blindsided only because I wasnt paying attention. They are on an upturn now but they paid a heavy price. Innovate. Host your own innovation conversations.

Revamping Your Conference Social Media Strategy

Velvet Chainsaw

Or perhaps you’ve spent all afternoon biting your nails wondering how to adapt your conference social media strategy to the platform changes. Four Social Media Conference Strategy Tips. What other changes have you made to your conference social media strategy?

To Invite Innovation, Make Friends With Risk and Change


Their strategies for turning unexpected developments into success are a theme that runs through the book. CHEST prides itself on an innovative approach that recognizes and responds rapidly to new demographics, evolving technology, and the shift from growing membership to growing engagement of the profession. Learn more about innovation at CHEST. Miller sees changing the mindset of staff and volunteer leaders as fundamental to innovation.

Biggest Problem with Conflict: It Prevents Action

Jamie Notter

Yesterday I was interviewed by Michele Price on her Breakthrough Business Strategy internet radio show about our book, Humanize. Moneyball and Management Innovation. The Results of Management Innovation. { Previous post: Interview with Michelle Price on Breakthrough Business Strategies Radio. Strategy. Consulting. Speaking. About. Contact. Generations. Humanize. Books: Jamie Notter. Leadership insight.right when you need it.

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Membership Marketing Blog: Innovation through Collaboration

Membership Marketing

Innovation through Collaboration. We are always looking for new innovative ways to do things better. So I wanted to share two items that I came across this week that attribute successful innovation to collaboration. It’s a modern strategy based on two assumptions. First, innovation is collaborative. Where do you find your place to innovate through collaboration? Labels: Growth Strategy , Quotes. Pricing Your Product, Service, or Membership.

Best Practices for Monetizing Your eLearning Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Technology has paved the way for innovative methods of generating non-dues revenue while providing significant value to your members. Product Bundles: Selling multiple courses or events at one fixed price can be extremely effective for organizations.

Time to cut the fat

Aaron Wolowiec

A: Lean startup is an innovation system developed by Eric Ries that came out of his experiences with lean process improvement, which is all about reducing waste and defects and working more efficiently and effectively. Like most businesses, associations have a lot of bulk.

Association Subculture: Leave Room For Eleven

Association Subculture

In all sectors, public or private, innovation is the name of the game. We are all pushing the envelope and paying a heavy price to do it. We know all the way up to "10" is execution, innovation lives at "11". Labels: comedy , innovation , movies , strategy , tactics.

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Members Hire Constant Transformation

Potomac Core

Have Fearless implementation in their DNA – Fast moving culture with energized staff in a time of innovation and rapid change. Some leaders already acknowledge that relevance by itself can’t be a winning strategy in a dynamic business environment. Late Breaking News.

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Best Practices for Monetizing Your eLearning Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Technology has paved the way for innovative methods of generating non-dues revenue while providing significant value to your members. Product Bundles: Selling multiple courses or events at one fixed price can be extremely effective for organizations.

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

Blue Sky eLearn

If you are running a cost-benefit analysis and comparing the price of sending employees to workshops or offering to pay for classes and determine the new skill or concept isn’t worth the investment, then you may want to take a second look. Part One & Two – What We Learned.

Why Didn’t Our Members Choose Us?

Smooth The Path

The price we are asking for exceeds their expectations, their budget or the perceived value. It is so frustrating… Industry suppliers launch competitive products and events and our members purchase them. Why did they choose them and not us?

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

Blue Sky eLearn

I believe we are experiencing another ebb and flow in what our workforce is demanding due to innovative technological changes. Learning Strategies Uncategorized associations cognitive learning future-proofing your career lifelong learner

Overcoming the association value gap: part I

Principled Innovation

In addition, as Joe makes clear in the quote above, without the ability to grow the dominant revenue stream through changes in pricing, associations are typically left with only two options: increase membership numbers substantially or reduce costs significantly, both of which are usually much easier said than done. IMPORTANT NOTE: Google Reader will be shut down on July 1, 2013, making this an opportune moment to subscribe to the Principled Innovation Blog via email.

Goodbye e-learning

Aaron Wolowiec

Another key takeaway: The majority of all respondents report technology has increased their revenue from educational offerings, but less than a quarter have a strategy in place to launch new learning platforms. Have a formal, documented strategy for their use of technology for learning.

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


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).

Top Findings from the Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report

Membership Marketing

In addition to looking at the tactics and strategies that typically correlated to success, we also asked respondents to rate how innovative their association is and what level of value that they are delivering to members.

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

Blue Sky eLearn

I believe we are experiencing another ebb and flow in what our workforce is demanding due to innovative technological changes. Professional associations provide certifications, micro-credentialing, and other programs that can help you grow your skillset on your own schedule, and typically for a lower price. Learning Strategies Learning Technologies Uncategorized associations lifelong learning

How to Get Your Customers to Sell and Market for You


Low prices? Your customers’ answer to this question could help you come up with some of your most profitable innovations. Customer Advocacy Marketing Strategy Generating Revenue SalesYou’ll easily pay $300-$500 for a new vacuum cleaner.

Five Symptoms That Your Expo Is About To Fail

Velvet Chainsaw

Some shows have seen the light and only take money from exhibitors that have innovated something new or provide the kind of solutions and guidance that key attendees value highly. Price Objections. According to CEIR, the average price for booth space is $31 per net square foot.

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Five Forces Reshaping Associations

Velvet Chainsaw

His presentation, “Leveraging Disruptive Innovations For Business Success,” was one of the best I’ve seen in a while. Typically early adoption is by the technology enthusiasts and innovators followed by the visionaries.

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New Benchmarks for Success in the Knowledge Age


Its members depended on the association’s ratemaking authority and antitrust immunity to set pricing tariffs. As the program succeeded in gaining consumer trust and weeding out unprofessional movers, Dar made it the centerpiece of AMSA’s new growth strategy and value proposition.

5 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Association’s Event

Blue Sky eLearn

At Snowball Fundraising , we develop fundraising and event tools for nonprofit organizations, so we’ve seen firsthand how important it is to develop and fine-tune the right strategies when events have very specific goals. . Focus on your social media marketing strategies.

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Helping Members and their Communities Succeed: the Future of What We Now Know as Membership


When their network of small distributors was in danger of being overtaken by big chains, Cemex launched a program called: Construrama® offering them an alternative: a partnership that allows them “to offer customers an extensive range of brand name products at competitive prices.”

Words Make Worlds - Part 2 - Membership vs Citizenship

Association Subculture

Godwin at Case Western - Positive Organization Development: Innovation-inspired Change in an Economy and Ecology of Strengths. This paper is a MUST READ for anyone interested in innovation in our association community. We often attempt to think innovatively while not recognizing the common terminology we use can work to block us in. “Member pricing” is a sales technique not a philosophy. innovation. (6). strategy. (5).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.22.16

Reid All About it

With innovation moving today at light speed, you need to leverage a strong platform if you want to deliver a world-class member experience. Building a Better Digital Strategy for Member-Based Organizations (Thirty on Thursday). Strategic Pricing for Educational Products.

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New Pew Research Report: The Future of Digital Life and Well-Being

Beth Kanter

Invent, reinvent, innovate. Recalibrate expectations: Human-technology coevolution comes at a price; digital life in the 2000s is no different. Digital Strategy Research Studies

What’s the Big Idea?

Association Adviser

If you want to get better at innovating, don’t spend all your time with people just like you. To ensure better innovation during the day, make sure you and your team unplug and recharge at night—that’s a healthy form of R&D (rest and dream). Strategies and tactics.