Help Guides

  • By Kaine Shutler on Dec 08 2021

    LMS Automation: 8 time-consuming tasks to automate and scale your LMS (or risk catastrophic failure!)

    Through LMS Automation, Scaling up your Learning Management System (LMS) would become easier and more cost-effectively.

  • By Kaine Shutler on Nov 23 2021

    Should our LMS Website be on the same install as our main marketing site?

    If you have recently stepped into your journey of creating an LMS website or perhaps have an LMS solution and want to do some upgrades, then keep reading because this article is going to help you make a better decision.

  • By Kaine Shutler on Nov 18 2021

    5 critical LMS scalability mistakes and how to avoid them [Free E-Book] (Updated October 2021)

    Scalability should be considered from day one and it's easy to overlook how these elements of an LMS build can affect growth down the line.

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Sep 03 2021

    What is an LXP?: Learning experience platforms explained

    With widely conflicting definitions, we debunk the differences between the LMS and LXP

  • By Kaine Shutler on Jun 25 2021

    It’s not you, it’s me: Time to say goodbye to RFP

    Do you like to gamble? We don’t - and we don’t want to bet your time and money on assumptions.

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Jun 23 2021

    How to create learning pathways in your LMS

    Learning pathways are essentials for keeping your learners engaged by delivering the right content to them at just the right difficulty level.

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Jun 18 2021

    14 ways to keep your learners engaged in e-learning

    Drop off and disengagement can be detrimental to your revenue and perceived value of your course. Use these 14 techniques to retain your learners.

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Jun 02 2021

    Sticky systems: Features guaranteed to reduce churn

    Make your system stick with these features guaranteed to help you reduce churn and increase dependency on your system.

  • By Kaine Shutler on Apr 27 2021

    The true cost of changing the scope of your software build

    In life and business alike, things change - needs, priorities, cash flow - and usually when you least expect it.

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Mar 15 2021

    Stop wasting time. Here are 7 ways to power up your LMS with CRM integration

    Integrating your CRM into your LMS is a no-brainer. Save time on support costs and maximise your ROI.

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Mar 03 2021

    Integrations in e-learning: Your questions answered

    In this blog we cover all your FAQs about possible integrations with your LMS.

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Feb 16 2021

    Six of the best email automation sequences for e-learning with examples

    Learn how to engage, onboard and sell to your users using these example email sequences.

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Jan 18 2021

    The Ultimate Guide to Writing Online Course Sales Pages [FREE EBOOK]: Updated Jan 2021

    In this guide we cover everything you need to know about how to sell courses online and create copy for an online course sales page.

  • By Guest Post on Jan 05 2021

    10 steps for creating amazing content to build a solid subscriber base

    If you want to build a solid subscriber base, you'll need to be strategic about how you create your content.

  • By Kaine Shutler on Nov 24 2020

    Bug fixing on custom-built software products – whose responsibility are they?

    Bugs are inevitable when developing a software product. We explore who owns the burden of a bug.

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Nov 18 2020

    Boost sales and engagement with these 7 email templates for LearnDash Notifications

    Check out these preformatted email templates for LearnDash Notifications.

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Nov 11 2020

    How to create automated emails in LearnDash (Video)

    Watch our video on how to setup and create custom email notifications on LearnDash.

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Oct 29 2020

    How to use iterative development to create the product of your users’ dreams

    Developing with iterative development in mind will allow your team to create a product that's entirely fit for purpose; saving time and money

  • By Kaine Shutler on Oct 14 2020

    How to launch your LMS: The ultimate guide (updated October 2021)

    How do you go about launching your LMS. With this guide we'll walk you through the process of phased launches and bug reporting.

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Oct 01 2020

    What are the main features of an LMS…and which are custom?

    Our LMS share a lot of features with off-the-shelf systems at no extra cost, do you know which features are standard across most platforms?

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Aug 31 2020

    Marketing needs to be part of your plan to scale, here’s why

    Scaling up your LMS is great, but you need a solid marketing plan in place to continue that growth

  • By Kaine Shutler on Aug 26 2020

    LMS Scalability: How to grow your online training platform without compromise?

    If your system isn't scalable, you can't grow to meet your business' and users' evolving needs.

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Aug 10 2020

    5+ questions you need to answer in your LMS brief [Free template]

    Writing a plan or proposal for your LMS or elearning platform is an essential first stage for any project; whether it's a new build or upgrade.

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Aug 07 2020

    Do you need a custom LMS from Plume?

    Before you take the plunge, learn more about exactly what a custom LMS can do for you.

  • By Kaine Shutler on Jun 17 2020

    How do I prevent password sharing on my e-learning system?

    Reduce account sharing by following these tips

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Jun 09 2020

    The four pillars of selling online courses

    Why not try some of these ideas to help you sell more online courses?

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Apr 28 2020

    30 days of free-learning

    In May we'll be sharing 30 days of free e-learning resources, expert advice and exclusive offers to help you on your e-learning journey.

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Apr 16 2020

    Create recurring revenue from your online course with subscriptions

    Using these three key principles for a successful subscription model, create guaranteed recurring revenue from sales of your online courses.

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Mar 19 2020

    10 tips to help you sell more courses while you work from home 

    If you are offering courses through an elearning platform right now, here's how you can sell more online courses while you work from home.

  • By Kaine Shutler on Mar 16 2020

    Teach online with your own Learning Management System set up in 1 day

    During this global pandemic we understand the need to get online.

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Mar 10 2020

    How does instructional design work?

    Build better online courses by understanding your users/ learning objectives, and translating your learning into a digital format with instructional design.

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Mar 06 2020

    How a Needs Analysis can save you time and money on your elearning project

    Taking the time to complete Needs Analysis we get to understand your business and end-users, to create an in-depth report that will save you time and money.

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Jan 28 2020

    How to save money on your elearning system

    Saving money on your elearning system might seem like an impossible feat but we've identified a number of ways you can save money without compromise.

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Dec 19 2019

    Our Monthly WordPress HealthCheck: What does it all mean?

    If you're on a monthly support plan here's what to expect from our monthly WordPress Healthcheck. Learn more about it and the steps you need to take.

  • By on Nov 12 2019

    What is elearning? A complete guide

    What is elearning? How does it work? And more...

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Nov 01 2019

    The importance of continuous learning in elearning content

    Continuous learning is a key framework in learning and development - here's how you can create course content to support it.

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Oct 16 2019

    Benefits of the 70 20 10 model: how to include social and experiential learning in your online training

    Learn how to use the 70 20 10 model to create better online courses and learning experiences for students

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Oct 04 2019

    SCORM vs. Tin Can xAPI: A simple guide to everything you need to know

    What is SCORM and how does it compare to Tin Can xAPI?

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Sep 09 2019

    Online course marketing tips for selling more courses and increasing your revenue

    Once you've created an elearning course you need to sell it using these course marketing techniques.

  • By Dominic Alder on Jul 23 2019

    How to create engaging e-learning courses & digital learning material

    Guest blogger Dominic Alder, Digital Learning Materials Developer, gives his top tips on how to create engaging e-learning courses.

  • By Kaine Shutler on Nov 01 2018

    Why every successful e-learning project starts with Needs Analysis

    As Abraham Lincoln once said, "Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe".

  • By on Sep 19 2018

    Healthcare training on an LMS: 7 features to look for

    A learning management system is an invaluable platform for healthcare training, relieving the strain of training busy and numerous practitioners.

  • By on Aug 24 2018

    Blended learning: the best of both worlds

    Combining face-to-face classroom training with digital training, blended learning is agreed to be the most effective teaching strategy.

  • By Kaine Shutler on Aug 22 2018

    SCORM is dead – what are the alternatives to SCORM?

    There's no reason to use SCORM in 2019 - here's why...

  • By on Aug 20 2018

    4 ways to turn digital learning into active learning

    Active learning is the most effective way of understanding and retaining information. But how do we bring this into digital training?

  • By on Jul 26 2018

    The trouble with Udemy: course creators beware?

    Delivering learning content through an open online marketplace like Udemy has many benefits, but perhaps the cons outweigh the pros.

  • By on Jul 17 2018

    Why use a Learning Management System (LMS)?

    A custom Learning Management System can transform the training offered by your company.

  • By on Jul 11 2018

    What is a Learning Management System (and what kind of LMS do I need)?

    A digest of Learning Management Systems and what they mean for your organisation's online training.