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. Conduct a market analysis to understand your competitor’s products and pricing, target market, market needs, and price range that market will bear for the value you’re offering. Consider these models to price your eLearning right.

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How to Tame Technology

Association Adviser

” But, according to the association technology experts we consulted, if you don’t get some more features soon, you ain’t going to have more members. feature, you’ll see that our research shows association leaders are more likely to invest in new tools, technologies and processes than they are in hiring more people. Technology is no longer a siloed department. Common association technology mistakes. It’s a strategy, argued Brooks.

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Revenue Numbers Aren't Strategy

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. Numbers aren’t Strategy. But knowing what you want to sell from a dollar/revenue standpoint is not the same thing as developing the strategy behind it. To reach your revenue goals you must also have a strategy. . A budget begins the conversation as knowing the parameters of what you can spend does alter strategy. Strategy inspires; strategy keeps your staff focused on the end goal as something more than just numbers.

Why CX Matters: How does technology aid customer experience?

Association Success

In this second part of a series on CX at associations, turn to technology for answers. When you delve into putting a customer experience strategy in place, you’ll naturally start to think about technology that will enhance the customer experience. And CX leaders are on the cutting edge of the intersection of CX and technology. Companies like Ticketmaster and artists like Bruce Springsteen and Taylor Swift have leveraged this technology.

Is New Technology Worth The Investment?

Association Adviser

We asked Marcus Underwood, vice president for online media at Naylor, to weigh in about technology becoming more personal and, at times, more expensive. The reward from using new technology—and the risk of not implementing it—usually outweighs the upfront costs. Associations have to keep up technologically or risk having members go elsewhere for information and question the association value proposition. Once you have that, find the right technology partner and move quickly.

Techsoup Canada: Technology for nonprofits and charities

SilkStart

As an association, technology can be a tremendous asset in achieving your mission. When an association has access to robust technology — as well as the knowledge and capacity to put tech to proper use — the impact can be transformative. Unfortunately, many associations has a fraught relationship to technology. Anxiety and confusion are widespread, and tech is often considered unessential to strategy. Technology Donations Program.

Arrested Development? A Strategic Approach to Technology Reboots Association Growth

.orgCommunity

Somewhere back in the Dark Ages of IT- say two years ago, because that’s how fast the electronic world moves now ¬- we thought about technology as a tool to do business. Technology has made the leap out of the toolbox. And, they are already the most influential group of technology trendsetters. First and most important, when it comes to technology – pay attention. It was an evolutionary process more than an overall strategy at the time, according to Lieber.

6 Ways to Repurpose Your Webinar Content

Blue Sky eLearn

If you’re selling these, you can also get creative with how you sell them – separately for one price, bundled for a discount, and so on. Learning Strategies Learning Technologies Online Learning Uncategorized Webinar Best Practices association webinars repurposing elearning content repurposing webinars virtual events WEBINARSJust like your presenters do with a face-to-face presentation, they spend a lot of time preparing for their webinar presentations as well.

EVOLVE: Technology will Mandate Marketers to Keep Up with the Times

SocialFish

It has become the medium that allows them to search, retrieve recommendations, do price comparisons and make purchases. The Marketer must now respond to these expectations and develop strategies and solutions that will optimize the buying experience at each stage of the buyer’s journey. Social data will be able to provide a stronger profile view that will inform targeting and messaging strategies.

Ask the Association Veteran Anything – October 2020

Blue Sky eLearn

The platform provider is there to provide the tools and technology while the content is what should be engaging your audience. . How to price a hybrid event? . If online attendees have access to all the same content the price should be the same.

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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. It serves as the hub of your social-media strategy and, if configured correctly, is something you own and control. This kind of digital-community technology has advanced dramatically and platform prices are very reasonable.

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

Blue Sky eLearn

The authors attributed technological advancements as the paramount influencer for the rise and decline of the demand for cognitive task occupations. As we entered into the technology age in the early 1980s, industry leaders needed to design and build an infrastructure that would support this new industry. I believe we are experiencing another ebb and flow in what our workforce is demanding due to innovative technological changes.

Why You Should Be Using Customer Reviews in Your Social Media Marketing Strategy

SocialFish

However, if you’re reading this article, we’re assuming you’ve overcome those initial barriers and dipped your toe into social media—now you’re looking for ways to improve your strategy and convert content into memberships. In another study headed by Google, 60% of participants said they read peer reviews when search for new business technology. When she’s not outside enjoying a hike through the Texas hill country, she writes about the latest technology and tools for TrustRadius.

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

Blue Sky eLearn

We also dove into technological advancements and their effect on the workforce and the economy. 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. We know that a college degree does not get you as far as it used to, and that technology is rapidly changing entire industries.

First Steps for a Middle East Strategy

Associations Now

Among the growth industries in the region: utilities and transport, financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, education, and technology. In 2012 Associations Now’ ‘s Samantha Whitehorne wrote about the opportunities associations have to serve in a standards-setting capacity after the Arab Spring , and associations can succeed in the region with premium pricing for events and services. Are there particular technologies that are of strong interest there?

Best Practices for Selecting an LMS

Blue Sky eLearn

It’s important to have a budget in mind when you begin narrowing down the LMS providers you would like to evaluate, as pricing can vary widely. Learning Strategies Learning Technologies Online Learning Uncategorized elearning learning management system LMS LMS selection online learning selecting an LMSSelecting an LMS is a big decision. Check out our best practices for when you make your decision! Selecting an LMS is a big decision. There’s the financial aspect.

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The Social Media Strategy Behind CEA’s Big Event

Associations Now

Looking to revamp your social media strategy—or just initiate one—at your events? Back this year, CEA is sponsoring a Social Media Command Center—a sort of “newsroom on steroids” that gathers information from social media as well as from news articles, blog hits, stock prices, anything that has to do with the event’s hot topics, Anthony said. The post The Social Media Strategy Behind CEA’s Big Event appeared first on Associations Now

Best Practices for Monetizing Your eLearning Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Over the last few decades, the biggest driver of non-dues revenue has been technological advancements. Technology has paved the way for innovative methods of generating non-dues revenue while providing significant value to your members. In this article, we will discuss three of the most effective ways for leveraging educational content and technology. Product Bundles: Selling multiple courses or events at one fixed price can be extremely effective for organizations.

Goodbye e-learning

Aaron Wolowiec

So when I came across “Association Learning + Technology 2014,” a recent report by Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele , founders of consulting firm Tagoras , imagine my delight! Young or old, technology has redefined the way we learn and work. Association Learning + Technology 2014” is designed to help association leaders strategize for a new learning landscape, while meeting their members’ needs for convenient and quick access to information. As a former journalist, I love data.

How to Scale Online Learning: B2B Market Strategies for Assocations

WBT Systems

Learn from successful corporate market strategies! Develop effective pricing and marketing strategies. A fiercely independent LMS selection consultant and blogger, John helps organizations develop technology strategies that support learning initiatives – primarily for the extended enterprise. The post How to Scale Online Learning: B2B Market Strategies for Assocations appeared first on WBT Systems How can your organization expand online learning reach?

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How to Make Your Virtual Events Better Than The Rest

AssociationChat

The purpose of Event Camp Vancouver was to explore how the latest technologies could be incorporated into events without losing the human element. Since that time, new platforms and technologies have come and gone. Check out this blog post on How to Price Your Virtual Conference.

Lunchtime Links: Invest in New Technologies That Matter

Associations Now

How to evaluate new technologies. New technologies are all around us, every day. Worthy tech: There’s no hiding from technology. But not every new technology is worth your time—or your money. Writing for Velvet Chainsaw’s Midcourse Corrections blog, nonprofit consultant Jeff Hurt suggests four ways organizations can identify “technologies that matter.” How does your organization evaluate new technologies?

Best Practices for Monetizing Your eLearning Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Over the last few decades, the biggest driver of non-dues revenue has been technological advancements. Technology has paved the way for innovative methods of generating non-dues revenue while providing significant value to your members. In this article, we will discuss three of the most effective ways for leveraging educational content and technology. Product Bundles: Selling multiple courses or events at one fixed price can be extremely effective for organizations.

Part 3 of Life after MLS: Technology Strategic Plans : Off Stage

Off Stage

16, 2010 - Part 3 of Life after MLS: Technology Strategic Plans. In the last two blogs Ive been discussing your IT needs as an association, particularly as a Realtor trade association, excluding any MLS technology needs you might have. For those associations with MLS operations, the mission-critical imperative to develop a solid and consistent base of technology strategy is often obscured—our members are up close and outspoken about where our resources belong.

Members Hire Constant Transformation

Potomac Core

Despite profitability, Industries are using new technologies to prepare for whatever comes next. Some leaders already acknowledge that relevance by itself can’t be a winning strategy in a dynamic business environment. The Index’s return to the Industry is helping to justify price changes with its customers. Since new technologies and consumer shifts are constant and there is no accepted strategy for success in the Publishing Industry. Late Breaking News.

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How to Launch an LMS with No Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Look into pricing for getting sessions recorded at your next one. You can bundle sessions together in packages by topic, sell them individually, or sell the entire conference as one bulk price. . Content Marketing Learning Strategies Learning Technologies Uncategorized launch an LMS learning management system LMS LMS content LMS implementationWe must be kidding, right? Well, yes and no!

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

Blue Sky eLearn

The authors attributed technological advancements as the paramount influencer for the rise and decline of the demand for cognitive task occupations. As we entered into the technology age in the early 1980s, industry leaders needed to design and build an infrastructure that would support this new industry. I believe we are experiencing another ebb and flow in what our workforce is demanding due to innovative technological changes.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.4.20

Reid All About it

It includes questions about the impact of the pandemic on strategy, pricing, etc. If you’re interested in how much emphasis other organizations will put on areas ranging from blended learning to microlearning to combating downward price pressure, this is data you will find valuable.

Make Sure Your Association’s Next Virtual Event is a Hit

Aptify

Developing a strategy helps guide these decisions and makes your virtual event more likely to meet your goals. List key milestones, such as choosing a virtual event technology platform and lining up speakers, and provide plenty of time for each one.

8 ways to cut the cost of new association management software

Nimble AMS

It may be time to embrace change to lower the price of your new system. While several factors — from the number of licenses to implementation to staff training — determine the price of the system’s cost, there are strategies to keep your AMS price from escalating beyond the budget. Here are eight ways to lower the price of your new AMS: 1. The key to keeping AMS pricing manageable is following best practices. Technology Executive IT

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Attention Nonprofit #DataNerds: A Few Recent Research Studies on Data, Technology, Funding, and Trends

Beth Kanter

In the last few weeks, there have been a few good research studies and web sites relaunched that cover technology, data, funding, and trends. Here’s a roundup. Collaborative Technologies: Helping Funders Work Together Better. Monitor Institute and the Foundation Center released a new report called Harnessing Collaborative Technologies: Helping Funders Work Together Better. Technology for Good Report.

Looking For a Virtual Events Partner? Be Sure To Ask These 10 Questions

Blue Sky eLearn

Are you a reseller for your event platform or is it your own technology? This is fine for supporting simple events, but for larger high-exposure events it is best to work with a vendor who controls their own technology platform. How do you price your virtual events? There is a wide variance in how virtual events are priced. You may not yet have a solid sense of what attendance will be at your virtual events, so having pricing that is flexible is very important.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.20.20

Reid All About it

Virtual conference pricing. From the rise of the hybrid event model, rapidly emerging technologies, increased online communities, wider global reach and new revenue streams, one thing is certain, the future will open up more opportunities for events than ever before.

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Top 10 Sustainable Event Trends for 2020

GlowGlobally

For many years, MCI has been active globally among corporations, governments, university and non-profit sectors to develop, implement and promote sustainability strategies for meeting industry destination and service suppliers as well as corporate and association executives seeking to reduce the negative impact of their meetings. Between now and 2020, organisations will make it a priority to more effectively communicate their sustainability strategies and progress.

Questions Are More Important Than Answers When Evaluating Your Association’s Tech

Association Adviser

Changing up the technology or software systems your association uses is scary. Most tech comes with a significant price tag and an even more significant amount of time and effort required to train on it and become proficient at its use. The duo discussed their experience rebuilding the tech stack for AIA and developing best practices to ensure your association has the right technology in place to meet your operational and member needs. WHEN do you look at technology?

5 Factors that Can Make or Break Your Association Website Redesign

Socious

So don’t start redesigning your website until you’ve evaluated these five redesign components and how they will impact your association’s growth, strategies, and members. Factor #5) Duration and Price. Website redesign costs vary widely from company to company, but base prices typically start between $15,000 and $25,000. That does not include page migration, website marketing strategy, custom templates and functionality, or content creation. There was wood everywhere.

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How to Start or Grow Your Online Career Center

Association Adviser

We created a director of career management (Redmond) to be in charge of the portal, as well as hired a full-time sales manager, Eli McLean, ASHA’s associate director, to revamp our job posting pricing structure to better serve our career vendors recruitment advertising sales. Careers Features Technology ASAE career centers career management professional developmentStarting or growing a career management site doesn’t have to be intimidating.

Questions Are More Important Than Answers When Evaluating Your Association’s Tech

Association Adviser

Changing up the technology or software systems your association uses is scary. Most tech comes with a significant price tag and an even more significant amount of time and effort required to train on it and become proficient at its use. The duo discussed their experience rebuilding the tech stack for AIA and developing best practices to ensure your association has the right technology in place to meet your operational and member needs. WHEN do you look at technology?

Questions Are More Important Than Answers When Evaluating Your Association’s Tech

Association Adviser

Changing up the technology or software systems your association uses is scary. Most tech comes with a significant price tag and an even more significant amount of time and effort required to train on it and become proficient at its use. The duo discussed their experience rebuilding the tech stack for AIA and developing best practices to ensure your association has the right technology in place to meet your operational and member needs. WHEN do you look at technology?

Draw from New Buckets to Fill Your Non-Dues Revenue Needs

Blue Sky eLearn

By creating an overall communications strategy that pulls from each of the buckets below, it allows your association to create diverse advertising offerings, customize relevant content for different member groups, strengthen your brand and emerge as an industry thought leader. This is an enticing option, as it gives companies an opportunity to describe the product, service or technology in greater detail and in a format that is easy to understand and can be used as an ongoing reference.