Skilljar Blog

CEdMA Training Leadership Conference Recap

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Linda Schwaber-Cohen
Linda Schwaber-Cohen on May 31, 2017 5:30:00 AM

Each year, managers and senior leadership in training organizations at technology companies come together to learn from each other and share ideas. They do this thanks to CEdMA, the Computer Education Management Association. I had the pleasure of attending the first day of this year’s CEdMA Training Leadership Conference in Santa Clara, California, where Skilljar was a sponsor.

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Topics: Training, Customer Success

[Webinar Recap] How to Map Your Customer Training Journey & Plan for Growth

Posted by Erynn Williams on May 30, 2017 5:30:00 AM

This post was updated on 6/14/17.

If you’ve launched a successful training program, that’s certainly reason to celebrate. But remember, customer training is not designed to be static; there’s always room for more growth.

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Topics: Training, Webinars

Creating a Holistic Training Ecosystem

Posted by Erynn Williams on May 25, 2017 5:30:00 AM

 We recently released our latest eBook, "How to Market Customer Training," where we discussed some tips and tricks for keeping your training at the top of learners' minds. So far we've discussed email marketing and promoting through social and paid channels. In this post, we'll discuss the importance of creating a holistic training experience.

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Topics: Marketing

Promoting Training Through Social or Paid Channels

Posted by Erynn Williams on May 24, 2017 5:30:00 AM

We recently released our latest eBook, "How to Market Customer Training," where we discussed some tips and tricks for keeping your training at the top of learners' minds. So far we've discussed email marketing. This post is all about using social and paid channels to promote your training.

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Topics: Marketing

Selling Training: An Overview of Skilljar's Payment & Data Improvements

Posted by

Linda Schwaber-Cohen
Linda Schwaber-Cohen on May 23, 2017 5:30:00 AM


Since Skilljar was founded, we’ve focused our efforts on building the best system for external training and certification. We enable training teams to experiment with their training programs and encourage our customers and partners to use data to evolve their programs to maximize the impact of their efforts.

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Topics: New Features

Key Takeaways from Gainsight Pulse

Posted by

Pam Dodrill
Pam Dodrill on May 18, 2017 5:30:00 AM

Last week I had the opportunity to attend Gainsight’s Pulse conference. I always love to attend this conference because Gainsight has done a great job of building a community around Customer Success and the topics covered are all dear to me. Customer Success as an industry is relatively young, so you find real passion in the presentations and conversations. It’s a group of customer focused professionals who still get to experiment with their approach and stay on the leading edge of building phenomenal customer experiences based on business outcomes. There is so much great information to share!  

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Topics: Customer Success

Using Email to Drive Course Completions

Posted by Erynn Williams on May 17, 2017 5:30:00 AM

We recently released our latest eBook, "How to Market Customer Training," where we discussed some tips and tricks for keeping your training at the top of learners' minds. This post is going over the first marketing tactic, email marketing.

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Topics: Marketing

Training Tips: What is the Most Effective Type of Training?

Posted by Erynn Williams on May 16, 2017 5:30:00 AM

In this week's edition of our Training Tips series, we asked Training, Marketing, and Customer Success Managers to answer the question, "What do you think the most effective type of training is and why?

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Topics: Training, Customer Success, Training Tips

Meet Pam Dodrill, VP of Customer Success at Skilljar

Posted by Erynn Williams on May 11, 2017 5:30:00 AM

We are very excited to welcome Pam Dodrill to the Skilljar team as VP of Customer Success! 

 Pam joins us with over 25 years of experience advocating for customers, most of which was in the technology sector. At Skilljar, she will be ensuring our customers are successful from the moment they kickoff their project, through the launch and beyond.

Welcome Pam!

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Topics: Skilljar News, Meet Skilljar

Ask a CSM: Q&A With Lauren Duvauchelle, Simply Measured

Posted by Erynn Williams on May 10, 2017 5:30:00 AM

In this edition of our Ask a CSM series, we're chatting with Lauren Duvauchelle, Customer Success Manager at Simply Measured.

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Topics: Customer Success, Ask a CSM

[New eBook] How to Market Customer Training

Posted by

Rachel Martinez
Rachel Martinez on May 9, 2017 5:30:00 AM

There’s nothing worse than putting a ton of time and effort into developing an external training program, only to launch...and hear crickets chirping. But don’t get too discouraged; more likely than not, this is just a sign that you need to increase awareness of your offerings.

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Topics: Training, Advanced Topics

Building a Business Case for Customer Training: Highlight Potential Revenue Generation

Posted by Erynn Williams on May 3, 2017 5:30:00 AM

We recently released the eBook "Building a Business Case for Customer Training." So far, we've shared the first two steps to build an effective business case for customer training: outlining your pain points and providing potential cost savings. Today's post will be covering step 3 of building a business case: highlighting revenue generation.

To craft an even more compelling argument for a built-out training program, try framing your business case around revenue generation, as well as cost savings. The following metrics can help:

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Topics: Training, Customer Success

Meet Brendan Mullan, Sales Development Rep at Skilljar

Posted by Erynn Williams on May 2, 2017 5:30:00 AM

We are very excited to welcome Brendan Mullan to the Skilljar team as a Sales Development Rep! 

Brendan will be in charge of identifying and qualifying new prospect accounts and working alongside the marketing and sales teams to develop opportunities into happy Skilljar clients. He'll be at the front lines of all future customer communication, and he's already made a tremendous contribution to our pipeline.  

Welcome Brendan!

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Topics: Skilljar News, Meet Skilljar

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