How to Create a Really Good LMS RFP

WBT Systems

You finally got the budget to purchase a learning management system (LMS). Ask around for request for proposal (RFP) samples and send one of them to a dozen LMS vendors? You know the answer already if you read last week’s post : an LMS RFP is not the first step of the selection process, it’s the result of the first step. The first step is gathering and prioritizing your requirements for a new LMS. Borrowing another association’s LMS RFP. What’s in an LMS RFP?

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Keep Your Association on Track: 4 Ways to Stay Organized

Blue Sky eLearn

Manage registration, marketing efforts, and product add-on revenue all through your main database. One of the most important AMS features— so important that it earned its own section, rather than a bullet point in the section above— is a comprehensive integrations library.

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Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

Existing Technology: Between learning management systems (LMS), association management systems (AMSs) and social media, many associations have a robust technology ecosystem in place to support rapidly changing skills-based training and digital badges.

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2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks Associations

We use our knowledge of practical use cases to put the media and marketing hype in perspective. What should bother us is the possibility of lower educational value being associated with the flood of cheap CE “products” into the market.

How Engagement Tools Improve Association Event Management

Higher Logic

Let's focus on how engagement tools and platforms, like additional community modules or marketing automation, can work together to elevate the success and impact of your online community as it relates to events and registrations. Interested in filling more chairs at your next event?

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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. Learn how to build a content library, get started with an LMS, and motivate your members to join in the program.

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How to Build an Online Learning Program with a Limited Budget

WBT Systems

First, you have to understand the needs of the different segments of your market. Then, inventory your existing content to see where you fit in the market and what approach you should take. Don’t rely solely on your volunteer leaders for information about market needs.

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How to Create a Culture of Learning at Your Association

WBT Systems

46 percent more likely to be first to market. Dedicate library space in the office where employees can read, find books, and gather for book club discussions. Use your learning management system (LMS). Starting with employee orientation, get people into the habit of using your LMS. You can track how employees are using the content in your LMS and identify those who aren’t dedicating sufficient time to learning.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.9.18

Reid All About it

– Cause-Related Marketing, Sweepstakes, Raffles, and Other Charitable Promotions: Being Creative and Compliant (Washington DC and webinar). Even the most extensive course library isn’t enough to meet learners on their terms in today’s fluid, fast-paced business environment.

Learners Want Transformation—What Does It Take to Deliver?


Grow Market Share. LMS systems are even being bundled with licensed content. Velsoft — offers a comprehensive library of training materials that cover soft business and IT skills. Trendspotters are great, but trendsetters are golden.

Is your online education ready for Generation Flux?


The presentation also alludes to the value libraries can provide in a world of networked learners. This is where technology comes to the rescue with learning management systems (LMS) tied to online community platforms.

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Unpacking an Association’s Project Management Bag


A large project team for a technology project (for example, an LMS, CMS, or AMS implementation) must include: Professional project manager : Staff or consultant. This documentation—an archive or library of lessons learned—is an organizational asset.

Best Association Management Software | Our Top Picks


That’s why we’ve created this comparison of all the biggest names on the market – and provided our own reviews! Retain more members and grow like never before with one of the most agile and intuitive AMS solutions on the market! Blue Sky eLearn – Best LMS Option.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.2.18

Reid All About it

Many of my content marketer friends, acquaintances, and clients will appreciate this one. Andy Crestodina at Orbit Media Studios writes about seven habits of highly effective content marketers. Marketing Trends to Watch for in 2019. Host: American Marketing Association.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.6.19

Reid All About it

The Harvard Business Review describes how the New York Public Library involved employees from 93 branches in innovation communities —could be a good model for chapters. Turn Member Engagement and AMS Data into Effective Marketing.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.26.18

Reid All About it

You’ve probably wondered from time to time, or maybe all the time, how does my event program compare to the rest of the market? Presenter: Mike Dietrich, Senior Director for Platform Marketing, Cvent. Presenter: Michelle Brien, VP Marketing and Product Strategy, WBT Systems.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.21.18

Reid All About it

When you implement new technology, like an AMS or LMS, you don’t usually meet the brainiacs behind the scenes who created the software and map out the future of that software. However, companies are seeking ROI and have many choices on how to spend their marketing dollars.