Stand Out in Today’s Crowded LMS Marketplace!

With over 1000 LMS and other learning systems in the global market, buyers have too many confusing choices. Talented Learning enables learning systems vendors to stand out in a crowded marketplace, highlight their differentiation and attract ideal buyers. 

Talented Learning is a fiercely independent provider of learning systems industry research, analysis, consulting and commentary. Founded in 2014 by LMS industry sales veteran John Leh, our mission is to empower both learning system buyers and sellers to succeed. Through hundreds of articles, podcasts, webinars and other online resources, our guidance is utilized and valued by over 100,000 followers globally.

We Help LMS Buyers Buy Better

As our core business, Talented Learning attracts, educates and advises LMS and other learning system buyers. We provide the informational content and expert guidance buyers need to identify, evaluate and select a learning solution that most closely aligns with their objectives.

With every buyer, we recommend matching qualified learning system solutions.

We’ve built a merit-driven ecosystem, where we recommend vendors and follow their success with buyers through implementation and beyond. We invite these successful practitioners and vendors to share advice and thought leadership by participating in our blogs, podcasts, panel discussions, research papers and webinars thus attracting fresh buyers with similar challenges and needs.

What Types of Vendors Should Work with Talented Learning?

If you are a learning systems vendor that focuses on the corporate or continuing education space, Talented Learning is an ideal place to establish and maintain a credible, independent online presence and attract buyers based on your differentiators. The following types of solution providers are ideal vendor members:

  • LMS
  • LXP
  • Learning Mobile Apps
  • Training Management Systems
  • LCMS/Authoring Systems
  • eLearning, VR, AR Content Developers

Vendor Membership Benefits

Talented Learning is world-renowned as an authoritative, independent source of practical information and insights for learning systems buyers. As learning systems selection consultants, we formally and informally recommend vendor solutions to prospective learning tech buyers every day.

We recommend only qualified vendor members because we’ve had the opportunity to invest the time to learn in-depth about these solutions, meet and engage with the executives and develop a trusted partnership worthy of a recommendation.

Other benefits you can expect from joining the Talented Learning Vendor Membership program:

  • Exposure on Talented Learning website and Learning Systems Directory
  • Attract learning tech buyers based on your unique differentiators
  • Co-create and highlight thought leadership podcasts, webinars and research papers
  • Advertise your clients’ measurable success in the industry’s largest Case Study Directory
  • Access large pool of Talented Learning followers and readers
  • No charge clickthrough from Talented Learning to your website
  • Be considered for relevant LMS buying opportunities and recommendations
  • Leverage John Leh’s expertise to prioritize roadmap and go to market strategy
  • Access to Premium Research Reports such as 2023 Commercial LMS Market Report

Drive Qualified Leads with Content Sponsorships

We only provide services to our vendor members. If a vendor is not serious enough to invest our success driven membership program, we just don’t have the time to work with them! We want to focus our time and attention on members so members can highlight their differentiation and attract ideal buyers for their solution. We do that very effectively though co-developed thought leadership content.

To drive incremental qualified leads, we provide thought leadership content sponsorships aligned to your strengths, experience and differentiators. We have a variety of sponsorship opportunities to choose from, including:

  • Talented Learning Show Podcast InterviewsBuild brand credibility with audio and video interviews with John Leh. Each episode features practical insights from a successful customer practitioner or executive thought leader and is widely promoted on iTunes, Spotify and Talented Learning.
  • Guest Presentations – Liven up your sales kickoff or annual customer event with custom presentation delivered by John Leh.
  • Research Paper Development – Complement your thought leadership efforts by underwriting independent research and analysis. Partner with us to focus on key technology issues and trends that are shaping the future of learning systems

Win More with our Sales Services

Our lead analyst John Leh has 14 years of highly successful enterprise LMS sales experience generating over $100,000,000 in LMS sales. As a learning systems selection consultant since 2014, John has helped hundreds of clients invest another $100,000,000 in learning systems. Leverage John’s expertise to benchmark your solution and improve your win rate.

We spend our lives on the frontlines of learning systems buying and selling. We see what buyers are seeing, evaluating and buying. We put our experience to good use to help you increase your win rate!

  • Solution Benchmark and Competitive Analysis- Gain insights from a detailed strategic analysis that clarifies your product’s strengths and weaknesses relative to direct and indirect competitors.
  • RFP Response Analysis – Improve your win rate with an honest appraisal of your best new business proposal. Our analysts pinpoint relevant strengths and weaknesses. Then we outline an action plan to help you achieve better outcomes.
  • Software Demonstration Analysis – Receive a thorough, actionable evaluation of your product demo and sales presentation. We’ll identify critical missteps and recommend specific ways to improve your approach, from start to finish.
  • Consulting with John Leh —Hourly, quarterly or custom consulting engagements with John Leh to take your sales effort to the next level

Strengthen Your Team with Education Services

Educate new sales, service and developer employees about the learning systems market, use-cases, top solutions, feature sets, integrations and more with Talented Learning educational services including:

  • Talented Learning Center Education Site
    Designed for educating individuals, the Talented Learning Center is loaded with vendor-neutral education about LMS, learning systems, use cases, features, buying process, deployment, content, measurement and much, much more. Every level of vendor membership comes with increasing levels of access to the learning center.
  • Education Workshops with John Leh
    Have John Leh work with your sales or leadership team and tech them the finer points of selling learning system. Our curriculum includes workshops on the commercial market and how to sell extended enterprise, customer, partner, association and employee learning solutions.

Download 2023 Talented Learning Member Services Guide

Interested in highlighting your solution on Talented Learning and the Talented Learning Center and driving a new source of marketing qualified leads? Submit the form below to receive our 2023 Vendor Services Guide complete with full descriptions and pricing of membership, sponsorship and consulting services.

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