How to Launch an LMS with No Content

Blue Sky eLearn

We’ve talked to plenty of organizations who don’t believe they are ready or qualified to purchase a learning management system because of lack of content. Look into pricing for getting sessions recorded at your next one. Micro-learning. We must be kidding, right?

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3 Ways to Use Virtual Events to Promote eLearning Programs

Higher Logic

Electronic learning (eLearning) programs have taken on many shapes and sizes over the years, but sometimes it can be hard to drum up excitement for new (or existing) offerings. Resource: 6 Key Features of the Best Learning Management Systems. Want to learn more?

Association Learning: Does your Story Inspire Members?

WBT Systems

Conferences can be a great place to do this, while also reconnecting with your peers, sharing experience, and learning about new ideas. We have also posted in the past about how to successfully market your association learning management system to appeal to members and potential members.

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Don’t Ignore Non-Dues Revenue Potential of Digital Badges!

WBT Systems

This week Eric Kuhn, opening keynoter at ASAE’s 2017 Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference advised attendees to “ adopt social media next practices , not just best practices “, when describing social media as one of the most powerful marketing tools for associations.

Don’t Undervalue Association Training Programs!

WBT Systems

When pricing your association’s training offerings, it is important to assess their value, and then price accordingly. Assuming the former, it’s important that you revise and re-set course pricing on a regular basis particularly at the start of a new venture into online learning.

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2018 eLearning AWARD for LMS presented to WBT Systems Ltd. and Miele & Cie. KG by eLearning Journal

WBT Systems

KG), Frank Siepmann (eLearning Journal) and Linda Bowers (WBT Systems). The 2018 eLearning AWARD in the category for ‘Learning Management System’ (LMS) has been awarded to the project partners WBT Systems and Miele & Cie.

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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. Problem: Market need. Is there really a market for this course? Are they in the position to know what the market needs? 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. Did you target the right market segment?

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How to Use Customer Engagement Data to Identify New Sales Opportunities

Higher Logic

Look for the most common data sources on your customers, like: Email : Opens, clicks and conversion rates in your marketing team’s automated email campaigns convey intention or interest. If your customer stays in a single price point, you should too.

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Association Tips: 6 Irresistible Member Benefits that Convince People to Join and Renew

Higher Logic

Flexible Online Learning and Certifications. Lifelong learning is a major goal for many people, so provide flexible eLearning options to help your members master new skills. To get the most of their eCourses, many associations use a learning management system (LMS).

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The 5 E’s of Generating Non-Dues Revenue from eLearning

WBT Systems

One great way to do this is to look to your online education and certification programs – with your Association Learning Management System, generating non-dues revenue is easy! Enable Ease of Access for a Positive Learning Experience.

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

Higher Logic

Marketing General’s 2018 Membership Marketing Benchmark Report revealed fascinating statistics on why members don’t renew their association membership. Embrace engagement technology tools: Using tech tools like online community and marketing automation can help you get members involved.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.18.19

Reid All About it

In this competitive talent market, this sounds like a must-read for association execs. LinkedIn, Coursera, Udemy and other learning platforms are coming for your market, if they haven’t already. A classic marketing mantra (about pricing) is flawed.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.19.18

Reid All About it

Marketing General Inc. is inviting associations to participate in their 10th annual Membership Marketing Benchmarking Survey. 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.

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Connecting with Associations at ASAE

SilkStart

Frustration ranged from a lack of features, to poor customer support, to a price point that seemed way to high. LearnUpon – LearnUpon is the fastest growing learning management system in the world and helps create and deliver online courses to your employees, clients and partners. Informz – Informz is a leading provider of email marketing and marketing automation solutions for associations and nonprofits.

What 1 association learned from launching its first LMS

Association Success

I had been hired in a new role to assist in growing LeadingAge’s “distance” learning offerings. . I had worked at smaller aging nonprofits, none of which had a robust online learning platform. Lessons learned.

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It’s all about education, which for many associations means an LMS

Effective Database

One of the most significant trends that I’ve seen in the association market over the past two years is a dramatic increase on the value and offerings of education. And of course, these offerings have to be at a relatively low price point, and have to be easily accessible, which in the most generic form means webinars and/or other forms of online learning.

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Compare Association Management Software Platforms

GrowthZone

Could an Association Management Software (AMS) solution be the answer to the inefficiencies that plague your association? What is Association Management Software (AMS)? In a nutshell, an AMS provides membership-based organizations an all-in-one member management system.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

It’s that time of year – your chance to participate in the industry’s most comprehensive study on membership marketing. For the ninth year in a row, Marketing General Incorporated (MGI) is conducting its Membership Marketing Benchmarking Survey. Host: Grit Marketing.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

It’s that time of year – your chance to participate in the industry’s most comprehensive study on membership marketing. For the ninth year in a row, Marketing General Incorporated (MGI) is conducting its Membership Marketing Benchmarking Survey. Host: Grit Marketing.

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

WBT Systems

The future looks bright for association e-learning. The growing lifelong learning market provides plenty of opportunity. One weakness is holding associations back from reaching their market potential and becoming lifelong learning powerhouses. I learned about this vulnerability while reading the fifth edition of Association Learning + Technology from Tagoras. Start with an association e-learning strategy. What are your market segments?

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.20.17

Reid All About it

Monday, January 23 is Community Manager Appreciation Day (#CMAD). If your association has a community manager, I know you already appreciate him or her because your online community would likely fail without their attention. Presenter: Megan Torrance, Torrance Learning.

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Social Media Roundup: Do You Know the Difference Between LMS and LCMS?

Associations Now

If you’re stumbling over two of the biggest acronyms in e-learning, you’re in luck. Can’t tell a learning management system from a learning content management system? In short, it’s the learning delivery platform,” Lugo writes.

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

Chapter Chat

And that’s just a tiny sample of the booming subscription market. The auto-renewal trend is growing in the association community, according to Marketing General Incorporated’s (MGI) 2016 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.16.18

Reid All About it

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. Host: Event Manager Blog.

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