LifterLMS 2.3.0 is Here with More Engagement Power

Another evolution of LifterLMS is hot off the press. In LifterLMS 2.3.0 I’d like to focus on 3 new areas that you can enjoy. 1) A New Engagement Trigger for Purchases of Courses or Memberships One of the many things that makes LifterLMS stand out above other WordPress LMS and online course solutions is our focus and commitment to making courses and online learning in general more engaging. You can now trigger a LifterLMS engagement (achievement badge, personalized email, or certificate) off of a course or membership purchase. For example, you could deliver an achievement badge immediately after purchase to help build excitement in your learner. If you want some achievement badges to…

Say Hello to LifterLMS 2.2.2, a MailChimp Extension Release and More …

This week we rolled out LifterLMS 2.2.2 We’re excited and honored about the support pouring in from the WordPress community that is translating LifterLMS is into new languages other than English. We’ve just released an Italian translation (thanks to codeat) and a German translation (thanks to Netzstrategen). By the time you read this, we’ll have rolled out LifterLMS 2.2.3, which includes the German translation. The new version of LifterLMS also includes improvements to how quizzes are timed, and we’ve added the ability for you to add HTML to your quiz question answers. As an example, you could now add images as the question answers with HTML. Also for those of you using a LifterLMS…

2 List Building Strategies to Take Your Email List from 0 to 100 in 30 Days or Less

This post is the first part of a 3 part email series on list building for online teachers. PART 1: [YOU ARE HERE] – 3 Strategies to build your email list from 0 to 100 PART 2: [coming soon] – The Next Level: Moving from 100 to 1,000 subscribers PART 3: [coming soon] – The journey from 1,000 to 10,000 – 3 tactics to get you there We are wrapping up week 6 of our online coaching program CourseClinic. It has been incredible working with course creators from around the globe on how they can build, launch and sell their online courses. In the process of teaching this course, I have…

Grow Your Online Course Business with LifterLMS and ConvertKit

What is ConvertKit? ConvertKit is a powerful email marketing tool, and at LifterLMS we invite you to consider integrating with it through the official LifterLMS ConvertKit integration to help grow your course sales and give you more tools to communicate with your learners. There are a lot of email marketing tools out there, so why did we choose ConvertKit? It has a beautiful, well designed interface that just makes sense. There are a lot of confusing interfaces in the email marketing space, and ConvertKit is not one of them. ConvertKit’s sequence or “autoresponder” system is perfect for creating email mini-courses to help you earn the trust of potential learners and…

What’s New in LifterLMS 2.2.0?

LifterLMS continues to evolve based on your feedback and from the opportunities and the challenges we see in the online learning space. We’re proud to announce the arrival of LifterLMS 2.2.0. Here’s a video about what’s new: Improvements to LifterLMS Translations We’ve made it easier for LifterLMS to be translated into any language. For example, there’s a team of German web developers working right now translating LifterLMS into German. Here’s how you load a translation file to your website: https://lifterlms.readme.io/docs/getting-started-with-translation Certificate Improvements Did you know that if you are part of the LifterLMS Pro community, you now have access to some more certificate backgrounds to work with? Also we’ve improved how easy…

How To Map Out Your Online Course

So you want to create an online course… But the most logical problem is – where to start? You may have a few ideas… But how do you structure it in a way that works for your students? How do you map it out into a great course curriculum? How do you get your thoughts in order? What information should you include? What should you leave out? You already know that building an online course holds multiple benefits for the growth of your business But it can be overwhelming to even start Today we’re going to fix that… Today you’re going to learn: The EXACT 5 Step-By-Step Framework You Can…

Online Course Website Problems? What if Finding Answers Was as Easy as Clicking a Button …

Since making LifterLMS 2.0 completely free and open source this week, we’ve had several new releases. Today’s release has something new that will help any serious education entrepreneur that uses LifterLMS be more confident in the health of their online courses platform. Say hello to the new LifterLMS System Report. The Top 2 Benefits of the LifterLMS System Report You get to find out why your site might not be working at 100% without wasting your time or money If you are a LifterLMS Pro customer, you can empower your support team to help you much faster with less back and forth by sending a copy of your current system report…

How the #1 WordPress LMS Plugin, LifterLMS, is Democratizing Education

Today we are announcing the biggest update to LifterLMS since it’s inception. LifterLMS 2.0! In August of 2014 we set out to create a WordPress plugin that would allow teachers to build and sell online courses as well as automatically engage with students. The ride has been incredible, and the stories we have heard from many of our users have moved us in profound ways. We’ve been laser focused on our users’ needs and making a WordPress plugin that is not only powerful, but simple to use. Our community has been incredible, and every user of LifterLMS has helped us make the platform better by giving us feedback on ways…

Accept Credit Cards for your Online Courses – Say Hello to LifterLMS Stripe 2.0

Yesterday we released a new major version upgrade of our popular LifterLMS Stripe extension. LifterLMS Stripe 2.0 is a major upgrade. You can read the full details in the LifterLMS Changelog, but in general, we’ve rebuilt the Stripe extension from the ground up with a focus on better performance, stability, user experience, eCommerce analytics, and more advanced testing features.   Why the LifterLMS Stripe Extension Helps You LifterLMS works out of the box with PayPal, which is great for making it possible to sell your online courses for one-time and/or recurring payments. But when you use PayPal to sell your courses and memberships, you direct your prospective customers off your…

How to Sell Online Courses with WooCommerce ~ LifterLMS WordPress LMS Plugin

Today we are excited to announce to you the release of LifterLMS 1.5.0. The majority of this update relates to enhancements to the built-in LifterLMS integration with WooCommerce. Many LifterLMS users don’t use the WooCommerce integration and simply sell their online courses with the native LifterLMS PayPal integration, or they accept credit cards directly in the checkout flow with the LifterLMS Stripe Extension. However some people prefer to use WooCommerce for checkout, and here’s how we made our Woo integration even better: Multi course checkout improvements so users can purchase many courses or memberships at once in the WooCommerce cart. Smarter logic so LifterLMS will know whether to direct users through…