Blogs for Elearning Professionals

  • 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 Kelly Newcomb 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 (plus more for you to consider)

    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 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 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 12 2020

    How to launch your LMS: The ultimate guide

    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 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 Guest Post on Mar 03 2020

    3 sectors that have benefited most from learning management systems [Guest blog]

    Since the first computerised courses in 1970's, the technology has grown significantly into the learning management systems we see today.

  • By Kaine Shutler on Feb 19 2020

    Quiet LMS design will be your powerful e-learning superpower

    Quiet design describes functional designs that keep out of the user’s way, allowing them to focus on the learning materials or interface at hand.

  • 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 Nov 26 2019

    9 Reasons why you need a UK LMS Developer

    Finding an LMS dev is tricky, so why settle for someone who isn't a UK LMS developer?

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Nov 21 2019

    Eight key advantages of learning and development

    Here's why learning and development is essential for personal growth and happiness.

  • By Kelly Newcomb 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 Guest Post on Oct 22 2019

    How To Make Your Employee LMS More Engaging With Great Copywriting [Guest blog]

    Employee training is essential for upskilling your employees - but unengaging training results in low retention. Here's how you can spice up your content.

  • 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 Kelly Newcomb on Aug 27 2019

    20 reasons you need a custom Learning Management System

    If you thought out-of-the-box LMS were the be all and end all - think again!

  • By Kelly Newcomb on Aug 06 2019

    Reduce churn rates for SaaS apps by educating people how to effectively use your solution

    Retaining customers beyond the trial period is one of the biggest struggles for SaaS apps. Could an LMS be the solution?

  • 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 Apr 10 2019

    The role of Learning Management Systems (LMS) in transforming global learning

    Global learning is changing, but it's not without its challenges.

  • By Kaine Shutler on Feb 26 2019

    4 ways an LMS makes GDPR compliance training easier

    Why use a learning management system for GDPR compliance training?

  • By Kaine Shutler on Jan 31 2019

    5 super-easy tips to increase elearning course engagement

    Engaging your learners can be difficult, let us help you demystify it!

  • By Kaine Shutler on Jan 31 2019

    E-learning design inspiration: designing a user-friendly course interface

    An e-learning interface that keeps out of your learner's way.

  • By Susannah Harrison on Oct 04 2018

    Why make social learning a part of your training?

    Utilising social learning in your training makes a huge positive difference in training results and student satisfaction.

  • By Kaine Shutler on Sep 28 2018

    5 common mistakes to avoid when choosing a learning management system

    The right approach to LMS implementation is crucial to your online training success.

  • By Susannah Harrison 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 Susannah Harrison on Sep 14 2018

    Make informal learning count: xAPI and the future of digital training

    Training courses often overlook the impact of informal learning because they don't have the means to record or assess it, but technology like xAPI could amend this.

  • By Susannah Harrison on Sep 12 2018

    Avoid the hassle, make sure your LMS can integrate!

    An LMS that doesn't fit with your existing data systems or third party applications will be more of a headache than a relief.

  • By Susannah Harrison on Sep 03 2018

    Fun and effective compliance training? It’s possible on an LMS

    Online courses on a learning management system take the pain out of compliance training.

  • By Susannah Harrison 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 Susannah Harrison 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 Susannah Harrison on Aug 13 2018

    What do different learner types mean for training design?

    Our different personalities naturally extend to the different ways we learn best, so how can a learning designer create a course that works for everyone?

  • By Susannah Harrison on Aug 13 2018

    Gamification for online training

    Gamification means structuring digital learning around a game-based model, and it makes for a fun and much more effective user experience.

  • By Susannah Harrison on Aug 01 2018

    Competitive advantages of LMS for training companies

    Offering eLearning on a Learning Management System (LMS) will give your training company something special for your customers to enhance their learning.

  • By Susannah Harrison 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 Susannah Harrison on Jul 26 2018

    Learning Management Systems for small businesses

    LMS solutions exist to suit the needs and budgets of small organisations, and they can bring valuable improvements to your learning strategy.

  • By Susannah Harrison on Jul 25 2018

    Microlearning: how it can change your training strategy

    What is microlearning and what can it bring to your learning strategy? In the past few years, the concept of microlearning has transformed eLearning.

  • By Susannah Harrison on Jul 20 2018

    Learning Management Systems in a changing digital landscape

    The world of digital learning is continuously changing, so what does this mean for Learning Management Systems? Take a look at what's in store for LMS...

  • By Susannah Harrison 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 Susannah Harrison 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.