7 Creative Ways to Promote LMS Engagement

Blue Sky eLearn

When launching a learning management system (LMS) for the first time, organizations need to take into consideration different ways to generate excitement and interest in their new platform. While these strategies have certainly been proven to work, we wanted to share some other creative ways one of our clients is considering to get their audience to engage with their new LMS. . Host digital scavenger hunts that bring people through different areas of your LMS.

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Why Your LMS Needs Google Analytics

Blue Sky eLearn

Then drill down deeper to identify campaign success by channel, user geolocation, revenue, etc. . Connecting the Dots with Path LMS and Google Analytics . In July, our client was using Facebook ads to get people to visit their LMS. The post Why Your LMS Needs Google Analytics appeared first on Blue Sky eLearn. Learning Technologies Online Learning Uncategorized google analytics google analytics for lms learning management system LMS

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LMS Buy-In: How to Overcome these Top 4 Objections

Blue Sky eLearn

If you’ve never implemented a Learning Management System (LMS) before then it’s never been a part of your budget before. However, with the expense of an LMS comes online courses and on-demand webinars that can become a part of your non-dues revenue strategy as well as new avenues to acquire sponsorship dollars. In no time your sponsors and/or learners can be covering your LMS costs and then some. Having an intuitive, easy-to-use, mobile-friendly LMS is a must.

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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. . Revenue Opportunities. Of course, the first thing to consider when it comes to revenue is how easy is it for your learners to make a purchase? Are there opportunities for sponsorship on your LMS?

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Is the LMS DOA?

Blue Sky eLearn

Headlines like, “The LMS Market Is Quickly Losing Ground,” and “Traditional eLearning is Dead,” have prompted concerned association leaders to ask me: “Why should I invest in an LMS if the technology is dying?”. Corporate LMS Systems Must Evolve or Die. It’s that the old LMS technology must be replaced with flexible solutions that deliver content on demand, offering ongoing development opportunities. The post Is the LMS DOA?

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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. How directly will the LMS support the creation and delivery of new products or enhance the revenue potential of existing products? Do the LMS’s you are considering provide a positive user experience?

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Increase Exposure & Maximize Revenue on eLearning Offerings this Holiday Season

Blue Sky eLearn

Below are a few ways to spread some holiday cheer while also boosting end-of-year eLearning revenue. An easy way to get your learners in the festive mood is by simply updating your welcome banner or homepage description area on your LMS. Your family at Blue Sky eLearn wishes you all a happy holiday season and we hope these tips help you spread some holiday cheer while earning your organization more revenue! The holidays can be a hectic time of year for anyone.

LMS Selection: 7 Features Associations Need

Web Courseworks

Through a learning management system (LMS). Learning management systems have taken over how associations distribute and generate revenue from their professional development materials. But like everything else, not all association LMS platforms are created equal. Below are the seven essential features that associations should look for when selecting an LMS. Look for ways you can use the LMS tools to add to the experience for your members.

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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. . Even if your on-demand content isn’t ready to view, that doesn’t mean you can’t utilize your LMS for webinar registration. The post How to Launch an LMS with No Content appeared first on Blue Sky eLearn.

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Increase Exposure & Maximize Revenue on eLearning Offerings this Holiday Season

Blue Sky eLearn

Below are a few ways to spread some holiday cheer while also boosting end-of-year eLearning revenue. An easy way to get your learners in the festive mood is by simply updating your welcome banner or homepage description area on your LMS. Your family at Blue Sky eLearn wishes you all a happy holiday season and we hope these tips help you spread some holiday cheer while earning your organization more revenue! The holidays can be a hectic time of year for anyone.

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

Higher Logic

Video conferencing and virtual events have never been more important to business as it is now - especially for associations who need to keep members engaged and revenues high. Associations can run different types of webinars to make up for lost revenue from canceled annual events and continue giving members a helpful, engaging, relevant experience. They’re a great way to engage your members and keep non-dues revenue flowing.

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. In the first six months, we hired a consultant, sent out an RFP and explored demos with various vendors until we finally picked our LMS. . The post What 1 association learned from launching its first LMS appeared first on AssociationSuccess.org. Engage People Invigorate Revenue

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Select an LMS Consultant Before Beginning Your LMS Selection

WBT Systems

With more than 700 learning platforms on the market, how do you narrow the field down to the best learning management systems (LMS) for your association’s needs? Or, to ensure you absolutely get the best LMS for your association, hire an LMS consultant to help you with requirements, selection, and implementation. Benefits of Working with an LMS Consultant. LMS consultants have helped dozens, if not hundreds, of associations choose the best LMS for their needs.

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4 Ways to Increase Non-Dues Revenue

Web Courseworks

Or do you need assistance generating non-dues revenue from your education offerings? If you are purchasing a learning management system, do you have an LMS administrator? There may be an option for the LMS company to provide the administration; but this is something to clarify during your request for proposal process. Others need a robust learning management system (LMS) that can handle thousands of learners and a variety of learning formats.

Get Ready for Online Learning with LMS Selection Criteria

Delcor

Online learning programs deliver much needed education to members as well as provide a steady source of non-dues revenue and opportunities for sponsorships. If you’re ready to invest in a learning management system (LMS), start by reviewing these LMS selection criteria. Though by no means a comprehensive list, they will help get you on the right path to finding a LMS platform that meets your needs. LMS selection criteria. Source of non-dues revenue.

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Essential Steps BEFORE Planning for an LMS Implementation

WBT Systems

It’s during this time of evaluation that the organization’s learning management system (LMS) can come under scrutiny. As a starting point for evalutating your current learning solution, you might want to have a look at the post “ When is it Time for a New LMS “, and ask these questions: Are your learners frustrated? Has your organization outgrown your LMS? A new LMS implementation or migration to a new system can be quite disruptive to an organization.

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Explore TopClass LMS at ASI Europe Insight Day 2016

WBT Systems

TopClass LMS, the flexible way to integrate learning with iMIS. The flexibility of TopClass LMS provides powerful learning solutions for iMIS customers through an off-the-shelf integration with iMIS 15 and iMIS 20. The two-way, real-time integration allows associations to increase non-dues education and certification revenue by providing a seamless, engaging and personalized learning experience that ensures learners keep coming back to take more training.

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How to Prepare a Business Case for a New LMS

WBT Systems

As dysfunctional and frustrating as that old learning management system (LMS) is, your association still relies upon it. But, let’s face it, your current LMS is holding you back. You need a better LMS but the powers that be aren’t going to like that news. Your argument for a new LMS has to be rock solid, so first we’re going to explain how to prepare a business case for a new LMS. Preparing Your Case for a New LMS.

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How to Present a Business Case for a New LMS

WBT Systems

Your wish can come true if you know how to make a persuasive case for a new learning management system (LMS) to the decision-makers at your association. Last week, we explained how to prepare your business case for a new LMS —from collecting evidence to gathering allies. Now, it’s time to learn how to present a business case for a new LMS to your board, CEO, or other decision-makers. You must figure out how to connect a new LMS to those values.

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Connect with TopClass LMS at 2017 NiUG New Orleans Conference

WBT Systems

With our standard integration between TopClass LMS and iMIS , we provide iMIS users the power to get the most out of their learning programs. Did you know that TopClass LMS powers the online learning platform for NiUG International, the largest independent user group for the iMIS engagement management system, with over 45,850 enrolments? TopClass LMS, the flexible way to integrate learning with iMIS.

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10 Tips to Take You from Zero to eLearning Hero

Blue Sky eLearn

You can’t launch an empty LMS! Some companies offer turn-key online courses that you could buy or revenue share so you have something to offer initially. After you and your LMS have spent some time together, or after you’ve gotten feedback on your first few offerings, you can start introducing new types of learning experiences. Use the same terminology across the board – in your LMS, on your website, on social media, and in the marketing messages.

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Discover how to Engage Learners with TopClass LMS at iNNOVATIONS 2017

WBT Systems

We are very excited to sponsor INNOVATIONS, where this year we will be showcasing TopClass 10 LMS and our seamless integration with iMIS. “TopClass LMS is a natural fit with iMIS and together they deliver a sophisticated learning environment with the cloud-based simplicity, convenience, and security that associations demand. ”. – TopClass LMS and iMIS: Integrated, Engaging, Cloud-Safe Learning. Check out What’s new in TopClass LMS version 10?

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Five LMS Content Strategies to Attract, Engage and Support your Learners

Fonteva

Essentially, it is the bread and butter of an LMS. These 5 strategies will help you create LMS content that attracts, engages, and supports your stakeholders: 1. Shared information and ideas are constantly evolving, and your learners will want to check your LMS daily to see what they might have missed. Foundational and curriculum-based courses serve as the core substance of your LMS, offering the most impactful and enriching opportunities.

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Discover your new TopClass LMS at NiUG Discovery 2016!

WBT Systems

With our standard integration between TopClass LMS and iMIS , we provide iMIS users the power to get the most out of their learning programs. Discover the new TopClass LMS version 10 at NiUG Discovery! Check out What’s new in TopClass LMS version 10? Did you know that TopClass LMS powers the online learning platform for NiUG International, the largest independent user group for the iMIS engagement management system, with over 45,850 enrolments?

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

.orgCommunity

But, HFMA has cast that old non-dues revenue practice aside. HFMA’s approach sounds like a great way for an association to become indispensable to members, but there’s one challenge we must address: how to make up for lost non-dues revenue when free education is a membership benefit. Rethinking non-dues revenue: from products to partnerships. It cannot just be about revenue, but about content,’ said Bruce Rosenthal, strategic advisor at Bruce Rosenthal Associates, LLC.

Keep Your Association on Track: 4 Ways to Stay Organized

Blue Sky eLearn

However, whether increasing non-dues revenue or new member recruitment, it’s just as important that your organization follows through with these goals. Non-dues revenue capabilities: Offset the cost of purchasing your AMS by choosing one that allows you to collect non-dues revenue through it. Manage registration, marketing efforts, and product add-on revenue all through your main database. Online learning management technology (your LMS).

An Award Winning Approach to Professional Education

YourMembership Blog

About our LMS, Crowd Wisdom™. Our award winning LMS, Crowd Wisdom™ , was designed to deliver a more effective and engaging learning experience for working professionals seeking content and information to further their career skills and knowledge. Recognized as a top LMS platform by independent analysts including Brandon-Hall, CODiE and Talented Learning. . eLearning Member Engagement + Retention Revenue Solutions LMS online learning professional education

Learn with iMIS and TopClass LMS at the 2018 NiUG Greater Chicago Conference

WBT Systems

With our standard integration between TopClass LMS and iMIS , we provide iMIS users the power to get the most out of their learning programs. Did you know that TopClass LMS powers the online learning platform for NiUG International, the largest independent user group for the iMIS engagement management system, with over 45,850 enrolments? TopClass LMS, the flexible way to integrate learning with iMIS.

10 Steps from Zero to eLearning Hero

Blue Sky eLearn

You can’t launch an empty LMS! Some companies offer turn-key online courses that you could buy or revenue share so you have something to offer initially. After you and your LMS have spent some time together, or after you’ve gotten feedback on your first few offerings, you can start introducing new types of learning experiences. Use the same terminology across the board – in your LMS, on your website, on social media, and in the marketing messages.

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Beyond membership dues: 3 ways to boost your association’s revenue

Aptify

Beyond membership dues: 3 ways to boost your association’s revenue. What do you do when your association’s revenue goes flat? Here are three revenue-boosting ideas you can take to your board today. It may be time to consider some new ways to boost your revenue stream beyond membership dues. Consider upgrading up your job board software so you can not only attract more members and improve member retention, but also increase non-dues revenue.

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Beyond membership dues: 3 ways to boost your association’s revenue

Aptify

Beyond membership dues: 3 ways to boost your association’s revenue. What do you do when your association’s revenue goes flat? Here are three revenue-boosting ideas you can take to your board today. It may be time to consider some new ways to boost your revenue stream beyond membership dues. Consider upgrading up your job board software so you can not only attract more members and improve member retention, but also increase non-dues revenue.

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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.” In many cases, the learner can receive his or her LMS-generated certificate at the end of a course. The post Social Media Roundup: Do You Know the Difference Between LMS and LCMS?

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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. In terms of the “next practices” for association eLearning, we think the greatest potential lies in digital badges , as a means of increasing both the value of education programs for members and the capacity for eLearning to generate non-dues revenue for associations.

6 Tips and Tricks for Creating a Webinar That Sells

CommPartners

Guest blog by our partners at WebMechanix Creating a webinar that sells is one of the best ways to generate revenue online. Blog association e-learning elearning LMS online events webinar production webinarsThere’s no better way to get in front of your target audience and wow them. So, are you sure you’re fully optimizing your webinars for conversion? The truth is everything from promotional emails, […].

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

WBT Systems

Is your association generating as much non-dues revenue as it needs to, wants to, or has the potential to? 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! 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.

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Scrolling the Virtual Exhibit Halls

CommPartners

As you transition your on-site event to a Virtual Conference, it is important to consider how you will include the sponsors and other revenue opportunities your organization was counting on while providing a resource center for attendees. In a previous post, we touched on how to monetize your Virtual Conference, including integrating a Virtual Exhibit […].

Quick Tips: 3 Ways to Rock Your Portal Home Page

Blue Sky eLearn

Use your WYSIWYG Path LMS editor to introduce text textures such as headers, lines, in and outdents. As Chief Learning Strategist & Founder of InspirEd, Tracy leverages her more than 17 years in the education industry for associations interested in increasing their relevance and revenue with meaningful live, online, and mobile learning programs. A learning portal home page is your first impression to woo and win your target audience.

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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? What are the basic elements an LMS for Associations must have to deliver effective, engaging member education and certification programs, while also simplifying the delivery of learning for administrators?

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).”. This diversity offers flexibility in pricing, pre-requisite knowledge and scheduling, which is more affordable, flexible, and supportive of the non-traditional learner, but also opens opportunities for the association to generate revenue from education programs and attract new learners to increase its membership.

Which Association Learning Trends Predictions Came True in 2016?

WBT Systems

Their key predictions for the trends that would impact on association learning solutions in 2016 were: The need for vendors to provide association-specific LMS functionality and professional services expertise, Mobile learning becoming a must-have, The growth of social learning, in particular digital badges and micro-credentials. The 5 E’s of Generating Non-Dues Revenue from eLearning. Five Differences between Association and Corporate LMS.