Video Training vs. Traditional Training

By |2018-04-03T17:02:14-05:00April 3rd, 2018|

Video Training vs. Traditional Training THE TRUTH – By Eddie Martin Training has traditionally been about booking events, securing venues and managing travel arrangements. Substantial expenses with sometimes marginal returns on time and effort only to attempt to download a lifetime of one’s research and time into the minds of a classroom or audience. The problem is that it is not only an inefficient use of money but alone it is a disservice to both your company and your students. We used to feel the same way as you; we felt that these traditional methods were the only way [...]

Workplace Knowledge: Understanding

By |2018-02-09T16:02:18-06:00November 21st, 2017|

Workplace Knowledge: Understanding5  things that can happen when you don't understand something at work- By Eddie MartinSo at some point (maybe daily) we find ourselves confused about how to do something at work. This can typically be resolved by asking coworkers or management. But not everyone will do that for fear of looking like they hadn't paid attention in that training class from last year or possibly they fear loosing their job for not knowing. Better yet, they ask a coworker for the answer and they don't know either. They've just been doing it their way and haven't been corrected, [...]

Analytics or Die!

By |2017-12-20T12:39:33-06:00October 17th, 2017|

Whether you’re content marketing, boosting a social media post, or using an automated sales funnel to drive traffic and conversions, you must track, measure, and monitor EVERYTHING. Why? 90% of my clients don’t know a thing about their analytics. That’s because they are out in the world doing what they do best: speaking, training and making the world a better place. Which is exactly what they should be doing. In order for you, as a marketer, to do what you  do best, use ANALYTICS to determine which of your marketing efforts are producing results and which ones are not. [...]

SEGMENTATION IS KEY TO SUCCESSFUL MARKETING

By |2017-12-20T12:40:06-06:00October 12th, 2017|

You need to focus on segmentation and specificity in all your marketing efforts. There is no one-size-fits-all lead magnet, sales funnel, or webinar that is going to be a silver bullet. You need to give people what they want in exchange for their name, email, and in some cases cell phone. Once you get this coveted information, you need to segment this data.   Segmentation is using an automated process that is designed to separate your prospects into categories, so you can speak specifically to what their wants, likes, and interests are.   My name is David. I'm a [...]

The 20 Tips for Building a Successful Virtual Training Course

By |2017-12-20T12:40:37-06:00August 24th, 2017|

The 20 Tips for Building a Successful Virtual Training Course will help you navigate the nuances of online learning. LightSpeed VT has helped hundreds of trainers and speakers virtualize their content and generate recurring revenue streams in doing so.  We are THE experts in creating the most engaging interactive virtual training courses on the web.  We know exactly what works and what doesn't. We've assembled the list of our most important tips and techniques to help you create virtual training that is relevant, engaging and most importantly, the training that works. 20 Tips for Building a Successful [...]

Train Your Staff Virtually

By |2016-11-02T22:01:08-05:00November 2nd, 2016|

Here at LightSpeed VT, we know that the most important aspects of effective learning come from engagement and accountability. LightSpeed VT’s state-of-the-art testing mechanisms and accountability features ensure that your staff and your clients are able to track, measure, and monitor the progression of learning. Take a look at how LightSpeed VT can help you train your employees the right way the first time. Repetition, Repetition, Repetition Adult Learners aren’t receptacles for information. As a matter of fact, as humans develop, they require more and more repetition to retain information. We see this most specifically when we try to learn [...]

Think Outside the Video

By |2016-11-01T21:55:59-05:00November 1st, 2016|

If you have been looking into Learning Management Systems that can help you scale your content and produce recurring revenue, it is time you look beyond video training, and focus on fully interactive web-based virtual training systems. LightSpeed VT is a training solutions programming company that focuses solely on interactive training modules. How can interactivity increase your revenue and create recurring revenue for you? Check out these two ways LightSpeed VT blows all LMS competition away! Hold Trainees Accountable Here at LightSpeed VT, we know that the essentials of effective training include learning through repetition, and accountability. These are exactly [...]

LightSpeed VT Does it Interactively

By |2016-10-31T21:49:39-05:00October 31st, 2016|

Professional speakers know that size does matter. The size of your audience directly corresponds with your revenue stream. However, broadening your audience generally requires that you invest your money, invest your time, and invest your efforts to create the ultimate worldwide audience… and sometimes, that doesn’t even work. So, what is the most effective way to expand your audience? Check out these two ways you can create recurring revenue as a professional speaker. Go Virtual & Train Virtually Everyone LightSpeed VT is a training solutions company that takes your scalable content and creates web-based training modules that engages users with [...]

The Necessity of Accountability

By |2016-10-30T21:47:55-05:00October 30th, 2016|

Whether you are a professional speaker, a corporate trainer, or a network marketing company, you know that the right training can increase profitability and reduce overhead. Brad Lea, CEO of LightSpeed VT realized this long ago, and knew that there were more effective methods of training...they just didn’t exist yet. LightSpeed VT was founded out of necessity, in a world where most Learning Management Systems promised results through passive one-time videos. Lea knew that an LMS couldn’t train users properly, because trainees learn through repetition, become engaged by interactivity, and retain more information through accountability. Take a look at Brad [...]

Retain the Training

By |2016-10-29T19:27:52-05:00October 29th, 2016|

I’m sure you heard the rumor.... the attention span of a Millennial is shorter than that of your goldfish. Well, according to Time.com, this isn’t just a rumor anymore. As more Millennials join the workforce, a new education issue is arising: how do we train new employees if they cannot focus? Well… This is where interactive learning comes into play. You Have 8 Seconds to Engage Your Audience Ready, set, go! There isn’t much you can accomplish in 8 seconds, especially when you need to train your employees. Imagine telling your trainees eight seconds worth of information at a time. [...]