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How to sell more courses online with course booking software

How to sell more courses online with course booking software

How can you use course booking software to increase your course bookings? What can you do to sell more courses?

Use a course...

How to publish and promote your courses with Coursedate

How to publish and promote your courses with Coursedate

Getting your courses online and open for bookings is easy with Coursedate. Let’s take a quick look at what’s involved.

You start with the 'Create a course' page....

Course booking software - saving time with Coursedate

Course booking software - saving time with Coursedate

Coursedate will save you time. We’ve designed Coursedate so you spend less time on the back-office admin of both your course directory and course bookings.

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How to use Google Analytics to increase your course bookings #1

How to use Google Analytics to increase your course bookings #1

Coursedate is integrated with Google Analytics - potentially a big benefit for course providers and training companies that want to find out more about visitor behaviour and...

What are the best CRM systems for training providers?

What are the best CRM systems for training providers?

How do you find the best customer relationship management system for your training business?

Insights and online course ideas from the Salesforce Trailhead learning platform

Insights and online course ideas from the Salesforce Trailhead learning platform

Trailhead is the Salesforce resource and learning website. It’s a big collection of learning modules, videos, careers advice and other resources. Trailhead is worth...


Salesforce CRM for Training Providers - What You Need to Know

Salesforce CRM for Training Providers - What You Need to Know

What is Salesforce?

“Salesforce is a customer relationship management solution that brings companies and customers together. It's one integrated CRM platform...

What are the best low cost alternatives to Moodle for training companies?

What are the best low cost alternatives to Moodle for training companies?

Moodle is a popular open source learning management system. It’s used by colleges, training providers and other organisations to deliver online learning, often to cohorts or groups of...

Things you should look for in a training management system

Things you should look for in a training management system

What should you look for when you’re trying to find a new training management system? Some things are features - a lot depends on your training niche - and other things are good...


Attention Online Creators: Ideas for Your Next Online Course

Attention Online Creators: Ideas for Your Next Online Course

Online learning has grown in popularity over recent years, and during the Covid-19 health pandemic, most face-to-face learning went online at one point or another,...

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Training Providers - What You Need to Know

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Training Providers - What You Need to Know

Is Microsoft Dynamics 365 a good choice for a training company that’s looking for a future-proofed customer relationship management (CRM) system. Will Microsoft Dynamics...

Tips for creating and publishing courses in Coursedate

Tips for creating and publishing courses in Coursedate

Publishing courses with Coursedate is quick. Give your course a title, set some basic parameters, add a description and then publish it to the web. The longest part of the job is writing a...


Marketing ideas for small training providers that will increase your course bookings

Marketing ideas for small training providers that will increase your course bookings

There are some simple things you can do to bring more focus to your marketing, get more leads and in the end increase your course bookings. None of what follows is complicated and you don’t...

What are the essential features of good online course design?

What are the essential features of good online course design?

It’s worth looking at some numbers to remind ourselves why good online course design matters.

The table below is from the UK’s Student Academic Experience Survey 2020. Students didn’t...

How to use Social Media Alongside Your Training Course Booking Software to Increase Enrolments

How to use Social Media Alongside Your Training Course Booking Software to Increase Enrolments

Here are some quick social media wins - fast, low cost things you can do to pull in more visits to your course pages on Coursedate. They are easy to implement and more course page visits...


 Why university short course providers should use Coursedate to promote courses and increase enrolments

Why university short course providers should use Coursedate to promote courses and increase enrolments

Coursedate makes it easier for university short course providers to reach a wider audience, increase course enrolments and streamline back office admin. It is a great solution for...

A practical guide to CRM for training providers

A practical guide to CRM for training providers

What is CRM?

Customer relationship management systems are designed to make it easier to collect and manage information about customers - the products and services they buy, the...

King Edward VII School Language College uses the Coursedate online course booking system

King Edward VII School Language College uses the Coursedate online course booking system

The KES Language College in Sheffield is now using Coursedate to publish its course directory and take online bookings.

KES runs evening classes in 10 different languages...


The bluffer’s guide to marketing your training courses with a Facebook page

The bluffer’s guide to marketing your training courses with a Facebook page

You are missing a trick if you are not using social media to promote your training business.

We Designed Coursedate to Increase your Course Bookings

We Designed Coursedate to Increase your Course Bookings

A central goal in the design of Coursedate is to build in features that will make it easier for training and course providers to find and enrol more learners.

Smart Ideas for Online Course Design

Smart Ideas for Online Course Design

What is a good way to design an online course? Suppose you want to turn a day of face-to-face training into a series of short online ‘lessons’. What is the best way to organise and deliver...