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[Webinar] Building a Customer Onboarding Program: The Keys to Success

Posted by Rachel Martinez on Apr 25, 2017 5:30:00 AM

Customer onboarding is crucial for SaaS companies looking to drive recurring revenue. It allows you to improve users’ time to value, which leads to increased renewals.

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Topics: Training, Webinars

Building a Business Case for Customer Training: Outline Your Pain Points

Posted by Erynn Williams on Apr 20, 2017 5:30:00 AM

We recently released the eBook "Building a Business Case for Customer Training." In this post, we will be sharing the first step to build an effective business case for customer training: outlining your pain points.

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Topics: Training, Customer Success

Training Tips: Showing the Value of Training to Others in the Company

Posted by Erynn Williams on Apr 18, 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, "How do you show the value of training to other people in the company?

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Topics: Training, Customer Success, Training Tips

[New eBook] Building a Business Case for Customer Training

Posted by Rachel Martinez on Apr 11, 2017 5:30:00 AM

If you tell your executive team you’d like to expand your customer training program, they’ll likely have some concerns. If you don’t know how to respond – and if you can’t provide them with specific, measurable results – don’t be surprised when the answer is no.  

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Topics: Training, Advanced Topics

4 Onboarding Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

Posted by Linda Schwaber-Cohen on Apr 6, 2017 5:30:00 AM

*This post was originally published on the Amity blog. View the original post here

Let’s say your sales team closes a huge deal. Then one year later, that client decides not to renew. What went wrong?

If you’re not sure, it may be time to reexamine your onboarding process. Customer success teams in businesses with recurring revenue spend a significant portion of their time strategizing ways to get a leg up on churn using reactive approaches, without taking the proper steps to build success from day one. When implemented correctly, onboarding sets your customers up for success and can help your organization increase product adoption, decrease time to value and improve retention.  

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Topics: Training, Customer Success

Key Takeaways from the Learning Solutions Conference and Expo

Posted by Linda Schwaber-Cohen on Apr 5, 2017 5:30:00 AM

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend eLearning Guild's Learning Solutions Conference and Expo in Orlando. Session topics ranged from program design and project management to technology, content creation techniques, course development, and data and analytics. There was an equally large variety of professionals at the conference, from Instructional Designers, to Training Managers and Directors, to LMS admins.

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Topics: Training, Instructional Design, Creating Content

Learning to Run: A Well-Established Training Program

Posted by Erynn Williams on Apr 4, 2017 5:30:00 AM

We recently released the eBook "The 3 Stages of Customer Training Development," where we broke down the process for building a customer training program. So far, we have discussed stages 1 and 2. In this post, we will be discussing the third stage in the training development process.

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Topics: Training, Course Management

Learning to Walk: A Developing Customer Training Program

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

We recently released the eBook "The 3 Stages of Customer Training Development," where we broke down the process for building a customer training program. Last week we discussed stage 1. In this post, we will be discussing the second stage in the training development process.

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Topics: Training, Course Management

Training Tips: What's The One Tool You Can't Live Without?

Posted by Erynn Williams on Mar 29, 2017 5:30:00 AM

We're excited to introduce our new blog series, Training Tips! We asked Training, Marketing, and Customer Success Managers what some of their best practices are to get the most out of a customer training program. This week's question is "What's the one tool you can't live without?" Stay tuned for new Q&As each month!

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Topics: Training, Customer Success, Training Tips

5 Signs It's Time to Revamp Your Customer Training Strategy

Posted by Erynn Williams on Mar 23, 2017 5:30:00 AM

It’s an unfortunate tendency in the training industry to create a strategy, build the courses, and then never touch them again after they’ve been published. This toxic habit of allowing for static training courses can be lethal to your training program, especially if the courses are neither mandatory nor free.

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Topics: Training, Instructional Design, LMS, Course Management

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