4 Access Models for Courses and Memberships

Accessing learning content does not need to be like a door that is simply either open or closed. There are many possible nuances to online education access. In the last article we showed you the top 10 course and membership pricing models for what you can build with LifterLMS. In this post you will learn about the top 4 access models. It’s important to note that when course access is over in LifterLMS, a learner is not deleted of the system. They still have an account and they still have their achievements and certificates. 1) Lifetime Access Lifetime access is where the learning material and environment is available for the…

10 Pricing Models for Courses and Memberships

With the release of LifterLMS 3.0, came the new access plan engine which allows you to create just about any kind of pricing and access model that you can think of. Here’s a quick look at the the LifterLMS access plan engine (after you watch the video, scroll down and check out all the different pricing models you could use): The Top 10 Pricing Models for Your Online Courses and Memberships 1) One-Time Payment One-time payment pricing is as simple as it sounds. This is a good place to start, especially if you’re courses are passive in nature and you are not adding additional value as time goes on. 2) Flat…

Say Hello to LifterLMS 3.0

Let’s give a warm welcome to LifterLMS 3.0! Today LifterLMS 3.0 is now available for you to use and enjoy for free. I hope to see you in today’s LifterLMS 3.0 Launch Party Webinar today (October 11, 2016) at 10:30 AM (GMT-7:00) Pacific Time (US and Canada)! Click here to register and join the call (We will also be sending out a replay to everyone who registers in case you can’t make it). In the webinar we’ll be going over some of the top new features, and there will be ample time for Q&A. Update: Click play on the video below to watch the replay of the LifterLMS 3.0 Launch Party Webinar:…

The Future of Online Education | LifterLMS 3.0 and Beyond

I made a mistake. But before I get into that, I wanted to share a story with you … First I invite you to listen to Sir Ken Robinson tell the story of how every country in the world is currently reforming education in this video: I believe there are exciting, new, effective, and engaging ways to learn, thrive, teach, and facilitate learning in today’s world. Working on this problem and opportunity surrounding effective learning along with unlocking human potential is my life’s work. I’m not just thinking about next year or about the standard five year plan. I’m thinking generationally, focusing this work 50 – 100 years out. A personal journey with learning I love…

Get Ready for LifterLMS 3.0

LifterLMS 3.0 will be launching very soon. First, I’d like to thank you and the entire LifterLMS community for all the feedback and feature voting which helped us shape the upgrades included in LifterLMS 3.0. We are treating the release of LifterLMS 3.0 like a giant party! We will be offering some webinars and live streaming to discuss some of the benefits and new features of LifterLMS 3.0. Also to celebrate the launch, LifterLMS Pro members will be receiving a 25% discount code that they can use on any LifterLMS add-on. So What Exactly Is New in LifterLMS 3.0? Be sure to read the entire post so you’re up to…

Create Cutting Edge Online Courses with LifterLMS and ActiveCampaign

Have you ever wondered what an online learning system would look like that was so engaging your current students would stay engaged until the end? Have you ever wondered how to increase sales into your learning platform through email marketing, sales and marketing automation, and intelligent automated follow ups? You can have this ideal powerful system when you combine LifterLMS with ActiveCampaign. LifterLMS + ActiveCampaign solve the same problem, but in 2 different areas. These software solutions help small business entrepreneurs reduce overwhelm and chaos from disjointed software tools strung together. They are all-in-one solutions that are intuitive and powerful and are designed to get real world results. I like to say…

Online Course Creation Freedom Secrets

Online course creation is not just about making money. Income is nice, but the freedom to be your best, most authentic self and help others through that is a very powerful reward and reason for making online courses. First, I’d like to introduce you to a poem called Beautiful Rowdy Prisoners by a Sufi poet from the 14th century named Hafiz. The small man Builds cages for everyone He knows. While the sage, Who has to duck his head When the moon is low, Keeps dropping keys all night long For the Beautiful Rowdy Prisoners. In the video below I read this poem and unpack what it means to me as…

7 Ways You Could Use a Gravity Form with LifterLMS

How Does the LifterLMS Gravity Form Add-On Work? It’s simple. If a Gravity Form is present on a LifterLMS lesson, the form submission will replace the normal “Mark Complete” button function. Here’s a quick video about how LifterLMS lessons with Gravity Forms work together … What you put in your form is where it gets more interesting … 9 Ways You Could Use a Gravity Form on a LifterLMS Lesson 1 ) Collect a Survey or Testimonial – Collecting a testimonial or survey (instructor or course evaluation) at the end of your last LifterLMS lesson is great timing! 2) Create an Advanced Examination, Quiz, or Test – Gravity forms has many form field types…

How Not to Fail as an Instructional Designer or eLearning Consultant

The 3 Pillars of a Successful Online Education Program The key building blocks of a successful eLearning project are: Subject matter expertise Instructional design Online course delivery system, LMS, or membership site All 3 of these pieces need to be present and of top quality for a project to successful. In this video, Chris Badgett talks about these 3 elements and how instructional designers can benefit by partnering with a technology provider. If Your Business is Ready to Benefit From an Online Courses and LMS Tools Technology Partnership … It’s time to reach out to a technology partner and start developing that relationship. If you are ready to learn new skills as…

Smart Corporate Training and Organizational Development Systems

You don’t have to be a big corporation to reap the benefits of corporate training and professional organizational development. Businesses of all sizes can tap into the power of learning development to forward business goals. Online courses and learning management systems are not just for profit seeking education entrepreneurs and schools. Learning also happens on the job. Businesses can be optimized through strategic learning objectives. Here are the 3 big opportunities for smart leaders in the corporate training and organizational development space … 1) New Employee or Contractor Onboarding It’s amazing how informal the approach to new employee onboarding can be in small businesses and large corporations alike. Often there is…