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  • How to combat Zoom fatigue in your virtual training course

    Melanie Hall - 29/11/2021

    Zoom fatigue, online fatigue, digital fatigue. Whatever you call it, the phenomenon is real. And it’s one of the many challenges of teaching in a virtual environment. From technical difficulties, to distractions, to lack of engagement and social connection, online fatigue is another one to add to the list. But as we mature in this […]

  • Top 8 whiteboard apps for training providers

    Melanie Hall - 17/11/2021

    Whiteboard apps are an essential tool in a virtual classroom. Helping to overcome some of the biggest challenges of live online training, they enable students and teachers to collaborate remotely, in real time. Improving engagement, social interaction, and learning outcomes, the investment is a no-brainer. But with dozens of whiteboard apps available, which one will […]

  • Virtual instructor led training benefits and tips for success

    Melanie Hall - 06/10/2021

    Virtual instructor led training and traditional face-to-face training have one thing in common: they both require an instructor to deliver a training session live to a group of participants. But the ideal session length, methods of engagement, software and technology needed to ensure the course is a success differs vastly between the two.  Virtual instructor […]

  • Blended learning examples from real training providers

    Melanie Hall - 22/09/2021

    Three training providers share blended learning examples from their most successful courses. From face-to-face courses with complementary eLearning modules. To an equal combination of both. To an eLearning-based course composed of podcasts, surveys, quizzes and online evaluations, complemented by a short webinar session. A rise in learning through technology – from Google, to YouTube and […]

  • Blended learning approaches for training companies

    Melanie Hall - 02/09/2021

    Blended learning approaches have proved so successful for both training companies and their learners that they are becoming an integral part of long term strategies. But what is blended learning? Why has it seen such a rapid rise in popularity? What are the benefits for training companies and their learners? And what does a blended […]

  • How do you compare training management software?

    Melanie Hall - 16/08/2021

    When choosing the right software for your business, it’s important to compare training management software to see how the solutions stack-up in terms of price, functionality, customer ratings, reviews, and more. But in an online world that favours advertising and sponsorship, it’s often deep pockets that win out over product performance. So we decided to […]

  • 13 smart marketing ideas to sell training courses

    Melanie Hall - 02/08/2021

    If you’re looking for ways to market and sell training courses then you’ve come to the right place. These 13 effective marketing strategies will have a big impact on your sales, but not on your wallet. We work with hundreds of training businesses who are looking for ways to stand out in a crowded market, […]

  • How to sell online courses: 5 strategies for training providers

    Melanie Hall - 02/06/2021

    If you’re looking to sell online courses, you’ve come to the right place! From pricing to software – follow these five proven steps to ensure success. If you’ve seen the 1989 movie “Field of Dreams” you’ll be familiar with the famous line “if you build it, he will come”. Kevin Costner’s character Ray Kinsella hears […]

  • Reduce admin in your business and leadership training organization

    Melanie Hall - 31/05/2021

    Hey, business and leadership training providers! How’s your week going? Busy? Yeah. Me too.  I’ve been up to my usual tricks – automating thousands of course management processes, managing and storing complex data, and maximizing the impact of training websites. And by “me”, I mean Arlo. Arlo is a training management system that’s designed to […]

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