We've recently released a private beta app on Zapier that adds some killer features to your existing Worldclass.io academy. Zapier, for the uninitiated, is one of our favourite product over at Worldclass HQ. It's a service that allows you to connect actions on one app (triggers) to actions on another app (e.g. add a new customer from worldclass to mailing list on mailchimp).   For the time being, we started with the two most requested triggers: When a new user joins your academy (via invite or self-registration) When a user completes a section in one of your courses With the above two triggers you can...

Setting up a custom domain for your worldclass online academy One of the most frequent requests we get from customers is to set up their academy on their own domain so that users can go to (for example) academy.yourdomain.com <-- instead of -->  your-academy.worldclass.io Before we begin - consider using our widget instead! If the widget won't do and you HAVE to have a custom domain here's how to achieve this: First - make sure you have a working Worldclass Academy. You will need to activate an account with us and set up your content. Step 1 - get a domain (skip this step if you already...

Not too long ago, one of our founders responded to a Quora post asking about a “white-label Kahn Academy” for his business. This single post became a key driver of high quality traffic to our landing page. Not just in terms of quantity but it seems that our value proposition resonated with the people searching for such a solution. We have a huge appreciation for the impact Kahn Academy has on the online education world but we see ourselves taking a very different approach and figured it’s worth noting some differences and commonalities in this post. Technically speaking.. OK yes. Yes we offer many similar services...

Online courses are not simply lectures or classes put online. They are their own learning method that needs to be implemented in the right way. So creating an online course is not just about getting content online to share with students, it is about understanding how students learn online and using it to make interesting, educational courses. We’ve listed below some important tips for how to make online courses that your students will enjoy, and that you will enjoy teaching! 1. Know Your Student’s Goals When you begin your course, ask the students what their goals are. This is helpful in guiding your...

When your product is information, online courses can help you with your distribution. You can make and sell classes that share your expertise and content. These courses can be a good tool to share information globally and reach new audiences and new revenue streams. So how do you get started? Work With What you’ve got Take the content you already have and put it into an online format. A good course builder will give you the skeleton you need to put together your courses. It will help you add your content to a framework and then customize it to your preferences. Think of ways...

You are tired of the time consuming lectures, repetitive meetings and costly classes. It’s time to shake up your employee training and make it mobile. But How? How do you take your company's unique needs and create courses that support employee learning? How do you make those courses compatible with both computers and smartphones? How do you do all of this without spending the money you saved by switching to online training? It all seems complicated but we’ve got you covered. With these simple steps we will show you how to transition your corporate training online and take it to the next...