Understand CFRE: Exploiting the Fundraiser Certification Courses

Founded in 2001, CFRE International is an independent nonprofit organization whose sole mission is dedicated to setting standards in philanthropy through a valid and reliable certification process for fundraising professionals. In this topic, we are going in-depth to understand CFRE and a step-by-step guide to achieving your goal to become one. Understanding how to make the most of the fundraiser certification courses available and capitalizing on them is the key. Table of questions co...
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How to Use Influencer Marketing to Sell Online Courses – Guruface

I talked to my friend last night (he also sells online courses), here’s how our conversation went: My friend: Been marketing the heck out of my online courses, but I’m not getting any visitors on my website unless I use paid ads. It’s expensive. It sucks. Me: I used to struggle with the same thing. What kind of marketing methods have you been using? Ever tried influencer marketing? My friend: Yep. Didn’t work for me. Because I’m a nobody online, they’re just ignoring me like I’m a zombie. Me...
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Online learning can help businesses remain at the cutting edge

Moses Tse for South China Morning Post writes:   Most companies acknowledge the value of continuing education for their employees. It is a straightforward way to ensure staff are up to date on the latest and best ideas, as well as changes in regulations and requirements in a specific industry. Managers should also recognize that digital technologies can optimize the delivery of continuing education. We advocate providing a mixture of “live” interactive courses that can be attended in a boardr...
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The Anatomy of a High-Selling Online Course

Completing your online course is one thing, making sure that it sells is another. If you’re sick and tired of creating online courses that others are ignoring, then it’s high time that you give your course development process a closer look. Are there important elements that you are neglecting that would help increase your sales? Are your enrollees sharing your online course to their network These are just some of the important questions that we will talk about and address. Let’s hop right ...
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SAP Celebrates 1 Million Online Learning Enrollments on the openSAP Platform, GuruFace Matches openSAP features and more!

SAP today announced more than 1 million enrollments on the openSAP platform just three years after the launch of the educational offering that delivers online courses. SAP started the openSAP platform in 2013 to create a learning environment specifically designed for the digital age. Today, people no longer have time to spend in the classroom and want to learn at their own convenience and pace while sharing insights and lessons with peers. openSAP was conceived to tap into that need with a cl...
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5 E-Learning Trends to Watch in 2016 – How GuruFace Supports Courses, Instructors, & Students

Jay Malcom for Business2Community writes: Our top trends for 2016 are a collection of new and not-so-new (but reaching critical mass) developments in eLearning. Let’s take a look. Growth of Mobile – We’ve noted the growth of mobile as a significant trend for awhile now, but we expect it to continue in 2016. It’s reached a point where clients simply expect the solutions we create for them work seamlessly on mobile devices, and our dev team has responded by taking a “mobile-first” approach. Lo...
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3 Challenges Online Education Helps Adult Learners Overcome

Darwin Green for US News World Report writes: After a long and difficult decision, I decided to return to college after a 12-year gap between my sophomore and junior years. Things had changed since I had been to college, both for me and in education. I now had a pregnant wife and bills to pay – something I never had to consider as a young man in my early 20s. And an undergraduate degree somehow became the new high school diploma. I needed a way to find financial security while maintaining my ...
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Tech Trep Academy Launches Online Learning Community to Empower Young Technology Enthusiasts and Entrepreneurs

Tech Trep Academy (https://www.techtrep.com/), an online interactive learning community for kids focused on technology and entrepreneurship, today announced the official launch of Tech Trep Academy, the premiere resource for interactive curriculum in the areas of computer and game programming, Minecraft modding, 3D printing, digital art/animation, sound mixing, media editing, and entrepreneurship. Tech Trep Academy is uniquely designed to move kids beyond the traditional classroom setting, inspi...
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What does it mean to be an online learning leader?

Meris Stansbury for eCampusNews.com writes: If online learning is to succeed as not only as a legitimate option for learning but as a respected platform within an institution, leadership has to build that respect through calculated risks and building multi-departmental relationships. That was the main takeaway from an EDUCAUSE conference panel on the “Hallmarks of Excellence in Online Learning,” based on a newly released report from UPCEA (University Professional and Continuing Education Asso...
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