The Inadvertent Dangers of Outsourcing Your Continuing Education to Third-Parties

When it comes to offering continuing education (CE) courses, associations typically have three main options: they can send their members to third-party learning sites, host their own programs, or offer a combination of both. For some associations, they choose to send their members to third-party eLearning sites for their CE courses. This is largely due […]

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Academic vs Association LMS: 4 Key Differences

  Last time, we covered the differences between custom-built enterprise learning management systems (LMS) and association LMS; this time, we’ll be going over how academic systems differ from those made for associations. 1. Academic LMS focus on grades; associations focus on professional development First, let’s look at the core reason for each LMS. What is […]

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SaaS vs Custom LMS: Which is Right for Your Association?

  One of the biggest challenges an association leader can face when choosing a learning management system (LMS) is figuring out whether a custom-built enterprise LMS or software as a service (SaaS) LMS is best for them. Both options have advantages and disadvantages, so it can be difficult to decide which is the ideal system […]

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Launching Your New LMS: 6 Steps for a Successful Rollout

  There’s more to consider than just the software when it comes to launching a new learning management system (LMS). In fact, the implementation process is one of the most important aspects of a successful LMS project–and one that association leaders often overlook. Your LMS project can quickly go off the rails if it isn’t […]

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Learning Management Systems for Associations: An Overview

  You may have seen the term Learning Management System (or, simply, “LMS”) online before, but what is it? For starters, an LMS is a type of software that allows associations to administer, track, sell, and deliver their continuing education courses online. They’re the most effective and economical solution when it comes to managing your […]

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Webinar Recap: 5 Powerful Growth Strategies to Boost Non-Dues Revenue for Your Association in 2022 and Beyond

  Whether you missed the original livestream or want to watch it again, you’re in luck! Vocalmeet, the CPA (Canadian Psychological Association), and the CSAE (Canadian Society of Association Executives) partnered to bring you a fantastic discussion on growth strategies for associations in 2022 and beyond—a discussion you can catch online now! You can watch […]

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Discover How Associations Earn Additional Non-dues Revenue in 2022

Every association understands the importance of membership revenue, but non-dues revenue is a little more mysterious. Basic membership revenue is often just not enough to sustain association expenses; that’s where non-dues revenue comes in!  With the help of non-dues revenue, associations can provide members with extensive benefits, assist the industry at large, and engage in […]

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6 Methods to Easily Increase Member Engagement

  Member engagement is something that every association seeks to maximize. Engaged members provide more website and event traffic, purchase goods more frequently, refer new members more regularly and renew their own memberships more often. Engaged members are active members, and they help to turn an association into an industry hub. However, getting members to […]

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5 Things NOT to Leave Out of Your LMS

  Modern eLearning provides professionals with a seemingly endless supply of courses, workshops, and certifications. Many industries require (or at least recommend!) that professionals frequently update their training, and most associations now offer their members some form of continuing education as a benefit to membership. How should organizations host their continuing education content? With Learning […]

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