Why are there over 700 LMS vendors?

Why ARE there so many LMS vendors? Why isn’t the market consolidated like, say, the CRM market (Salesforce)? I’m sharing a post by John Leh of Talented Learning that explores the reasons for this market choice/fragmentation (depending on which way you see it). There’s a link to the full article below, but this extract goes quite a way towards capturing the candy-store nature of the current LMS market: Cloud technology…

A useful resource for edupreneurs: Moodle News

Moodle is the world’s most popular open-source Learning Management System. Moodle News is the leading web resource for, well, Moodle news. But they’ve also got your back if you’re an edupreneur. They’d call you a Moodlepreneur because they are pretty obsessive about Moodle. But a lot of the information is applicable to any edupreneur business, no matter which LMS platform it uses. It’s a very interesting resource for edupreneurs. It’s…

A flowchart for starting a profitable eLearning business

I like it when bloggers cover the real pain points of starting an eLearning business: the emotional highs and lows that are so very real to the fledgling (and seasoned) edupreneur. Anyone who puts an understanding arm around your shoulders and tells you what it’s going to be like is, in business terms, a true friend. This kind of advice prepares you mentally for the journey and is more valuable…