How to Launch an LMS with No Content

Blue Sky eLearn

While you can’t really launch an LMS with no content, you probably already have some waiting in the wings and can get up and running much sooner than you t hink ! . Instead of leaving these on your regular website, move any educational white papers over to your LMS. .

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5 Things to Consider When Choosing an LMS

Blue Sky eLearn

Every organization has different needs and specific requirements, but there are some main things to look out for when evaluating LMS prospects. . Being able to easily access data and reports once things get going will also be an important piece to the LMS puzzle. .

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Getting a High Return on Your LMS Investment: 5 Takeaways

Blue Sky eLearn

Recently, I listened to Tagoras’ Leading Learning podcast, 5 Keys to Getting a High Return on Your LMS Investment. They shared some great tips everyone should consider when developing their eLearning program and LMS strategy. New Revenue Generation.

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What 1 association learned from launching its first LMS

Association Success

In my first few days at LeadingAge , an association of nonprofit aging services providers, I was googling “what is an LMS?” An LMS was the only answer. Unlike most learning management platforms, we offer an assortment of products, price points and content lengths.

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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).

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

WBT Systems

We already know that not only does eLearning provide a valuable member service , leading to higher member retention rates, it can also generate an important additional source of non-dues revenue. LMS profile. Non-Dues Revenue Potential of Digital Badges for Associations.

Learning Management Systems for Associations: The Essentials

WBT Systems

With so many options out there, and every vendor keen to advertise their platform with the latest bells and whistles or the ”prettiest” interface, how do you make sure that your LMS performs the way your organization needs it to? Generate Non-Dues Revenue with your LMS.

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

We have a tremendous opportunity to both diversify and expand our revenue streams while also providing a critical service to the next generation of workers (and members).”. Generate Revenue from Education Content and Events.

Managing Learning at your Association Annual Conference

WBT Systems

This leads to higher attendance and renewal rates, and ultimately an increase in non-dues revenue, which the association can re-invest in providing even better events and service to members. Integrated conference management in the LMS facilitates: .

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

Associations Now

LMS vs. LCMS. What's the Difference Between an #LMS and #LCMS ?Hint: For educating members and creating your own educational content, should you turn to an LMS or an LCMS? By Lugo’s definition, “an LMS manages people’s interactions with learning content.”

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Association Learning: Does your Story Inspire Members?

WBT Systems

“Harley Davidson bikes are twice the price of the same exact Honda bike but will outsell it 13-1 because of community” – Ken Schmidt #HLSF16. Associations Blog eLearning Tips Association LMS e-Learning elearning Higher Logic learning management system LMS LMS Success

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2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks Associations

Value-based accreditation: Continuing with the CE credit economy, we note that many CE providers are concerned with competition in the market, which we can describe in economic terms as deflation of the price of CE credit.

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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Best Practices for Monetizing Your eLearning Content

Blue Sky eLearn

How vital is non-dues revenue for your association? In 1953, more than 95% of revenue for professional associations came from membership dues. Over the last few decades, the biggest driver of non-dues revenue has been technological advancements.

Best Practices for Monetizing Your eLearning Content

Blue Sky eLearn

How vital is non-dues revenue for your association? In 1953, more than 95% of revenue for professional associations came from membership dues. Over the last few decades, the biggest driver of non-dues revenue has been technological advancements.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.8.19

Reid All About it

Don’t wait until your LMS implementation is nearing the end to figure out what kind of reports you need. The time for discussing reporting requirements is way back before you even select an LMS platform. WBT Systems explains how to identify your LMS reporting requirements.

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

Blue Sky eLearn

Plus, events are one of the ways that your association can raise non-dues revenue. . Record the sessions for on-demand viewing on your LMS after the conference.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.19.18

Reid All About it

Join a discussion of emerging technology trends and the promise they hold for associations and non-profits, for-profit business practices that can grow revenue for your association, and how to better communicate and connect with your audiences in the new year (and beyond).

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How to Use Customer Engagement Data to Identify New Sales Opportunities

Higher Logic

Learning Management System (LMS): Self-education is a big sign your customer is ready for a call – willingness to learn about your products is a great indicator of whether your customer is happy with their product experience and want to invest further.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.12.19

Reid All About it

Increasingly LMS platforms are moving from a course catalog approach to a home where ideas are shared by learners and interaction in an important element to the online education experience. Unlocking Revenue by Driving Learner Engagement.

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Sponsorships That Sell

Blue Sky eLearn

Price ads by size and duration of time on your site. Create opportunities for sponsors to partner on a curated video project, an annual conference faculty-only area of your LMS stocked with speaker resources, or career resources for students.

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Education as a Service

Association Success

How our association increased their value and their revenue by thinking differently. Far too often, associations associate non-dues revenues with cash grabs. I view non-dues revenue as a way of thinking through what your members need and want, that they currently can’t do for themselves. At IAPD , we have the traditional non-dues revenue streams: advertising, exhibits, sponsorships, meeting registrations, and so forth.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.18.19

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A classic marketing mantra (about pricing) is flawed. Unlocking the Member Voice: An All New Member Benefit and Revenue Generator. LMS Selection: Mastering the Process, Avoiding the Pitfalls.

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AMCs Engaged!

YourMembership Blog

Mobile apps are reducing waste and increasing revenue. Programmatic advertising, for example, is an innovative non-dues revenue opportunity for associations, which leapfrogs the traditional means of advertising and buyer’s guides. Are You Built for Speed?

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.27.17

Reid All About it

Next Generation LMS: Apps, Authoring and Curation. LMS Monetization Strategies: Creative Ways to Ensure ROI. Learn the basics of monetizing your learning and explore strategic and creative ways to maximize your education revenue.

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

Higher Logic

To get the most of their eCourses, many associations use a learning management system (LMS). Expert Tip: The best learning management systems will also help you increase non-dues revenue by selling some of your online courses or certification materials.

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Compare Association Management Software Platforms

GrowthZone

Pricing available on the GrowthZone website and product demos available upon request. Pricing available upon request. Additional features include: Fundraising/CRM, Accounting Software, Web Hosting, and Learning Management System (LMS). Pricing available upon request.

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

WBT Systems

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%). If you have an e-learning strategy , you’re more likely to see a net increase in revenue from e-learning programs. 62% of those with an association e-learning strategy said e-learning has increased the net revenue of their educational offerings, compared to 45% of those without a strategy.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.15.19

Reid All About it

Garth will tell us how’s he has been preparing HFMA to launch a “one price, all access” Netflix model of membership. Top Ways to Skyrocket Revenue in 2019 and Beyond.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.20.17

Reid All About it

Hear some straight talk about membership software pricing. Learn what goes into pricing, how to control the costs of new membership software, and what questions you should ask technology vendors to ensure you get the right AMS fit for your association.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.12.17

Reid All About it

– Buying an LMS Today to Meet the Learning Needs of Tomorrow. – 5 Tips for Sponsorship Packages and Pricing Optimization. – Maximize Your Revenue with Conversion Optimization: Website Best Practices.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.21.17

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LMS provider WBT Systems writes about instructional design innovations that associations could borrow from “ModPo” and a few other award-winning MOOCs.

How to Meet the Membership & Education Expectations of Millennials and Gen Z

.orgCommunity

New research shows they have much greater price sensitivity and much lower brand loyalty than older generations. It’s worth sacrificing a bit of revenue now to gain the loyalty of young professionals. WBT Systems develops TopClass LMS and is a proud sponsor of Solutions Day 2019.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.22.19

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Integrating Your AMS & LMS: Bridging the Gap. Learn how to bridge the gap between your AMS and LMS by identifying key integration points and how to work with multiple vendors to accomplish a successful integration.

Remember the 3 E’s When Marketing Educational Programs

WBT Systems

You don’t often hear about expeditionary marketing but in times of change, this bold approach could take your online educational programs—and non-dues revenue—to new heights. Colleges and universities have also identified the lifelong learning market as a promising source of new revenue. Overturn traditional assumptions about price/performance relationships. See who’s visiting your website and LMS, and who’s opening and clicking your emails.

Online Education: How It Can Print Money For Associations

Tom Morrison

In today''s association environment, it is imperative associations look outside their dues structure to add value to members and much needed revenue to their funding sources. The following graph illustrates the impact the programs have had on our associations "per member revenue."

Online Course Marketing Tactics from Six-Figure Digital Entrepreneurs

WBT Systems

When digital entrepreneurs—those who make their living selling online products and services—see a need in their market, they design a revenue-generating online course to meet that need. If you want your target audience to become familiar with your other online programs, use a lead magnet that gets them onto your LMS platform, like a mini-course, 5-day online learning challenge , or webinar series. Segment by price sensitivity too.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

The panel will share experiences and best practices designed to: create event value (not limited to a specific time or place); be where members are (always on, globally connected); leverage data; personalize; and identify and drive new revenue opportunities.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

The panel will share experiences and best practices designed to: create event value (not limited to a specific time or place); be where members are (always on, globally connected); leverage data; personalize; and identify and drive new revenue opportunities.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.9.19

Reid All About it

Shopping for an LMS? You definitely want to check out the 2019 edition of the Association LMS Buyers Companion from the good folks at Talented Learning. WBT Systems (of TopClass LMS fame) explains how learning subscriptions help good intentions come to life.