There is lot of talk about Sales and Marketing Automation at the moment, but what exactly is it?
Its simply using software to automate repetitive tasks in your sales and marketing process.
Think about when someone makes an enquiry. What happens next? Maybe you send them something and follow up with a call. In most organisations this requires human intervention. And as good as us humans are, we get busy, and things fall through the cracks.
Have you seen this notification recently? This is a notification Moodle provides to all administrators letting them know there is a newer, more stable and secure version of your Learning Management System available. If you are seeing it, its because you are recognised as a System Administrator in your LMS. Its important that you...
With the new financial year less than a month away, a lot of organisations are now finalising their 2019/20 budgets (if they haven’t already) or considering how they will deploy the training budget to get the best returns and hit their 2020 goals.
Here’s 5 areas to consider when putting together your online training budget for the year to come:
There’s been lots of talk over the past few weeks about the upcoming budget and what might be in it for training companies. There’s also been a lot of talk on the election, and what both Labour and the Coalition might offer to ‘save’ the VET sector. I’ve got bad news. Neither the budget...
Is the administration burden of running your RTO costing you time and money? Is enrolling students, reporting to ASQA, generating certificates and all the other administrative task stopping your from growing your business and serving your students? Would less admin free you to spend more time ON the business, with your students or better...
Beginnings are always the hardest. You have to draw people away from what they’re doing and try and hold their attention. Nail it, and the rest is easy. Mess it up, and you may never recover. We all know this from delivering any form of communication; from meetings and marketing material to any level...
OTrain is a Queensland based, full service provider of online training solutions working with training organisations just like you. Primarily we do two things. We help put YOUR training online, and we help make YOUR online training work. This includes helping you grow. One of the key things we have found helpful for training...
The Emotional Cycle of Change.
Ever wondered why that new initiative just didn’t take off.
Join Shane as he discusses the Emotional Journey of Change, and why your new ideas don’t stick, as well as 3 quick tips on what you can do about it.
There is a lot of doom and gloom around the training space right now as members of our sector learn to adapt to the new world we operate in. I am an active in a number of LinkedIn and Facebook groups, and barely a day goes by without someone jumping on board and listing...
4 Levers to Double your Sales
Find out the 4 levers you can pull in your business right now to double your sales and double your profits.
There’s no good having the best-kept secret! Double your Sales but pulling these levers in your business today.
Simon Burmingham, the Minister for Education and Training this week announced sweeping changes to the VET FEE HELP sector.
There is lots being written about the specific, but in short, the amount a student can borrow for a course has been reduced.
Have you every thought how great it would be to have more students than you could handle?
Maybe you’ve said out loud it’s the admin, assessments and reporting, stopping you from spending quality time with your students and growing business.
If you’ve ever had these or similar thoughts, what you’re really looking for is an Automatic Training Machine.
Are your target students, Cold, Warm or Hot?
Shane shares with you the different stages your potential students go through prior to becoming a student.
Personal Vulnerability & Ordinariness
Are you worried about having a squeaky voice when it comes to public speaking?
It’s important to show who you are to your audience. The things you may be uncomfortable about may just work in your favour.
It doesn’t matter the subject matter, or the client, or the budget, or the experience of the designer when it comes to creating an online course, we always start with the same question ‘Tell us about your average student’
There has been much discussion about attacks on our information, attacks on our privacy and how the census site crashed due to people trying to hack into the servers that the site is/was hosted on.
It’s quite possible there was no malicious attack on our data at all, rather the volume of traffic all at once simulated an unintentional Denial of Service Attack.
So what is a Denial of Service Attack (DDoS)?