8 Tips for Creating Mobile-Friendly Continuing Education Content

Posted by: The BeaconLive Marketing Team

We’ve all been there… laboriously trying to zoom in on small screens, straining our eyes to read tiny fonts, and scrolling around a web page both horizontally and vertically, all in an attempt to complete some type of task, research or transaction on an outdated website using our smartphones. It’s a frustrating experience to say the least.

These clunky websites that haven’t adopted modern day best practices are committing a major digital faux pas. They are not leveraging what’s called a “responsive design”—and this is a major reason why they aren’t mobile-friendly.

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7 Signs You Need to Change Your CLE Delivery Platform

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Are you happy with your current solution for CLE delivery? If the answer is no—or even a conflicted hmmm—you are not alone. In fact, recent industry data shows that 26 percent of people are dissatisfied or very dissatisfied with their current Learning Management System. And just a few years ago, Capterra reported that 31 percent of LMS buyers switched over to a different platform.

As Continuing Education demands and best practices change (particularly in the legal world) and technology evolves alongside these changes, the way you deliver, manage and monetize your programs needs to keep up, too. But how do you know if your CLE platform is on par with today’s standards? That’s the topic of this post!

In addition to cost, user-friendly design, and overall reliability—which all obviously play a part in how you evaluate solutions—there are a number of other key factors that can help you make a swift decision with conviction. Here we outline seven reasons why it’s time to say goodbye to your current solution and look for a new CLE platform.

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LinkedIn for CLE Professionals: Using the Social Network to Your Advantage

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As a professional in the Continuing Legal Education space, you likely have a LinkedIn profile set up for yourself—and hopefully for your organization, as well. LinkedIn has over 575+ million users, of which 260 million are active on a monthly basis. 104 million people actually use LinkedIn every single day, hence the reason why this social site has become a powerful business tool for more than just job hunting and networking with former employers and current colleagues. But are you taking advantage of all the opportunities the platform offers?

When 90% of LinkedIn users consider the network to be helpful, particularly with respect to connecting with industry leaders and potential customers, the motivation to regularly participate becomes even stronger. Technology is playing an increasingly large role across all facets of the legal industry, so if you haven’t brushed up on your LinkedIn knowledge, there is no time like the present.

Below, we outline six ways in which CLE professionals can derive value from LinkedIn. Start capitalizing on your network and the tools this platform provides by adopting the following strategies…

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Top 10 Considerations for Selecting the Right CLE Platform

Posted by: The BeaconLive Marketing Team

Shopping around for just the right CLE platform for your business can be stressful work. After all, it’s critical that you offer a streamlined, professional experience to your customers, but it's just as important to mitigate the amount of time you or your internal team spends on administrative tasks, technical setup and dealing with all the potential regulatory nightmares that come along with working in the ever-changing CLE universe. We understand!

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5 eLearning Trends CE Providers Should Adopt ASAP

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It’s no secret that the technology industry is chock-full of rapid changes and sudden breakthroughs. We never know what we'll be able to accomplish in a year from now with the help of science, engineering and innovation. However, based on a number of online educational trends on the rise, the next few years are much more predictable when it comes to eLearning in the Continuing Education industry. Here are five prominent eLearning trends CE content creators and service providers should be adopting in order to remain both competitive and effective.

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