Virtual Training Benefits

Could Your Expertise Earn You Extra Money as a Subject Matter Expert?

By |2018-08-01T18:34:21+00:00July 12th, 2018|

Could Your Expertise Earn You Extra Money as a Subject Matter Expert? Everyone’s an expert in something, but can your expertise earn you extra income? Subject Matter Experts — sometimes called Consultants or Coaches — are sought after for their advanced understanding, and can be found across industries, including: IT and Software Office Productivity Project Management Personal Development Marketing Management Human Resources Finance & Accounting Design Sales “But, plenty of people [...]

More Than Compliance: 4 Benefits of Great Employee Training

By |2018-08-01T18:37:45+00:00June 27th, 2018|

More Than Compliance: 4 Benefits of Great Employee Training Does your company offer employee training? If your organization skipped on creating training resources to save money, it might be costing you a pretty penny. (A lot of them, actually). Here are the top four ways that training boosts your company’s success, customer satisfaction, and bottom line. 1. Cross-Training Helps Your Employees to Work Better Together Sometimes it’s tough for each of us to get the big picture — especially when we’re concentrating on doing the best we can in our individual roles. But, workplace tension doesn’t just make for [...]

6 Strategies for Effective Online Learning: Spaced Practice

By |2018-10-03T15:11:31+00:00May 10th, 2018|

6 Strategies for Effective Online Learning: Spaced Practice Online courses are gaining in popularity—and for a good reason. If done right, an online course can produce excellent results by improving your performance while being considerably cheaper than a traditional in-person class. According to a 2013 ASTD State of the Industry Report, 55% of training content across organizations deals with basic foundation concepts such as: Product Knowledge Policies & Procedures Compliance Training Onboarding Customer Service While foundational knowledge is essential to on-the-job performance, corporate training on these topics is often tedious and difficult to embed in employees long-term memories. What [...]

E-Reading vs. Virtual Training: Which Helps You Learn Online?

By |2018-08-01T18:39:44+00:00March 13th, 2018|

E-Reading vs. Virtual Training: Which Helps You Learn Online? Online courses are gaining in popularity—and for a good reason. If done right, an online course can produce excellent results by improving your performance while being considerably cheaper than a traditional in-person class. Also, unlike a one-time classroom session, the online courses containing e-reading are available to revisit as frequently as you want to brush up on the topic at hand. But, not every online training platform offers the same quality of learning experience. What makes the most significant difference? It turns out, it’s how an online course delivers information [...]

Raising the Bar: How Adaptability Breathes Life Into Every Industry

By |2018-08-01T18:40:46+00:00February 1st, 2018|

Raising the Bar: How Adaptability Breathes Life into Every Industry - By Zach Conley November 12, 1993, a day of infamy for any Karate or Taekwondo practitioner. Traditional martial arts had been around for hundreds of years. While each style had been adapted to suit various situations, they still held plenty of things in common—including the firm belief each was better than the rest. To determine which was the superior fighting style once and for all, eight martial arts masters agreed to face-off in a no-holds-barred tournament put on by the then-unknown UFC. The final event pit Jiu-Jitsu fighter, [...]

Video Training vs. Traditional Training

By |2018-07-02T17:47:11+00:00January 5th, 2018|

Video Training vs. Traditional Training The Truth - By Eddie Martin Training has traditionally been about booking events, securing venues and managing travel arrangements. Substantial expenses with sometimes marginal returns on time and effort only to attempt to download a lifetime of one's research and time into the minds of a classroom or audience. The problem is that it is not only an inefficient use of money but alone it is a disservice to both your company and your students. We used to feel the same way as you; we felt that these traditional methods were the only way [...]

Workplace Knowledge: Understanding

By |2018-07-02T17:47:45+00:00November 21st, 2017|

Workplace Knowledge: Understanding 5  things that can happen when you don't understand something at work - By Eddie Martin So at some point (maybe daily) we find ourselves confused about how to do something at work. This can typically be resolved by asking coworkers or management. But not everyone will do that for fear of looking like they hadn't paid attention in that training class from last year or possibly they fear loosing their job for not knowing. Better yet, they ask a coworker for the answer and they don't know either. They've just been doing it their way [...]

Analytics or Die!

By |2018-07-02T17:51:34+00:00October 17th, 2017|

Whether you’re content marketing, boosting a social media post, or using an automated sales funnel to drive traffic and conversions, you must track, measure, and monitor EVERYTHING. Why? 90% of my clients don’t know a thing about their analytics. That’s because they are out in the world doing what they do best: speaking, training and making the world a better place. Which is exactly what they should be doing. In order for you, as a marketer, to do what you  do best, use ANALYTICS to determine which of your marketing efforts are producing results and which ones are not. [...]

SEGMENTATION IS KEY TO SUCCESSFUL MARKETING

By |2018-07-02T17:52:07+00:00October 12th, 2017|

You need to focus on segmentation and specificity in all your marketing efforts. There is no one-size-fits-all lead magnet, sales funnel, or webinar that is going to be a silver bullet. You need to give people what they want in exchange for their name, email, and in some cases cell phone. Once you get this coveted information, you need to segment this data.   Segmentation is using an automated process that is designed to separate your prospects into categories, so you can speak specifically to what their wants, likes, and interests are.   My name is David. I'm a [...]

The 20 Tips for Building a Successful Virtual Training Course

By |2018-10-03T14:51:06+00:00August 24th, 2017|

The 20 Tips for Building a Successful Virtual Training Course will help you navigate the nuances of online learning. LightSpeed VT has helped hundreds of trainers and speakers virtualize their content and generate recurring revenue streams in doing so.  We are THE experts in creating the most engaging interactive virtual training courses on the web.  We know exactly what works and what doesn't. We've assembled the list of our most important tips and techniques to help you create virtual training that is relevant, engaging and most importantly, the training that works. 20 Tips for Building a Successful [...]