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From the Coggno About Page:
Coggno is an online training marketplace and learning management system (LMS) that brings together content creators, HR organizations, and employees in a single, cloud-based ecosystem – enabling simplified training and certification anywhere in the world. Coggno is the fastest growing online training marketplace in the world, with a client list that includes businesses of all shapes and sizes, including Google, 7-11 Stores, General Dynamics, CNA, and many more.
Coggno delivers training to small and medium businesses as well as broadly-distributed, global enterprises. Our simple interface and easy-to-use functionality enables the end-user to participate in self-paced training and certification courses wherever and whenever they want to. Coggno leverages best of breed technologies and a cost effective business model that is simple to use and offers maximum speed and flexibility. There are no infrastructure or up-front costs associated with Coggno – you simply pay for the training you use when you use it. Larger companies can purchase training courses in bulk at reduced prices and use our free LMS tools to distribute training courses throughout their organization.
Coggno also offers an Affiliate Partner Network, which includes professional employer organizations (PEOs), HR consulting firms, and other companies that interact with HR and corporate training departments. Through our unique syndication model, PEOs and HR consulting firms can offer training courses right from their own website, providing an additional service to their customers and a new revenue stream for their business. For our partners that develop and create training content, the Coggno Affiliate Partner Network provides an instant, broad distribution channel that enables them to monetize and distribute their content to their target audience.
Overview of the Coggno Platform
Type of Platform: Marketplace and LMS
Revenue Share: Varies (Instructor pays a flat fee or gets 80% to 90% – depending on plan)
Other Fees: Some plans require a monthly fee
Affiliate Program: Established affiliate network – commission controlled by instructor
Discounting Options: Instructor-created coupons and bulk purchase discounting
Assessment Options: Advanced Quizzing Features
Student Communication: Discussion areas within courses
Student List Accessibility: Instructor has access to student mailing list
Reviews: Star ratings
Certificates: Instructor customized certificates
Mobile Optimized: No
HD Video: Yes
Embeddable online store for your website
Easy course bundling options
Has both a full LMS and a marketplace
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Author: Deltina Hay
DeltinaU founder, Deltina Hay, is the author of The Bootstrapper’s Guide to the Mobile Web and The Social Media Survival Guide. Deltina developed the graduate, Social Media Certificate program for Drury University, and serves as the board chair of the Independent Book Publishers Association.