EPISODE 120

From Freelancer to WordPress Education Company with Shawn Hesketh from WP101

Chris Badgett of codeBOX talks about the entrepreneurial journey from freelancer to WordPress education company with Shawn Hesketh from WP101 in this episode of LMScast. You will learn about the successes and failures that Shawn has had and how to create and maintain an engaged community. Shawn has a blog, plugin, and courses dedicated to helping people understand and navigate WordPress. He has 26 years of web design experience. In 2008, he started WP101 as a series of videos to help people learn WordPress. When Shawn first started he was not making a profit, but over time he developed a…

EPISODE 119

Bjork Ostrom’s Journey from Food Blogger to Recurring Revenue Membership Site with Courses

In this LMScast Chris Badgett of LifterLMS talks with Bjork Ostrom of Food Blogger Pro about his journey from food blogger to recurring revenue membership site with courses, and how persistence in the online workplace leads to success. In this episode you will learn how to build an online community and keep that community engaged with an online course or membership site. You will also learn some tips on how to identify your niche so that you can produce the most value possible. Bjork Ostrom and his wife Lindsay run a successful online blog dedicated to food recipes. Bjork firmly believes…

EPISODE 118

Tin Can API, eLearning Authoring Tools, LRS, H5P, and More with Dennis Hall’s LifterLMS xAPI

This information-packed episode of LMScast features Chris Badgett of codeBOX discussing Tin Can API, eLearning authoring tools, LRS, H5P, and more with Dennis Hall of Learning Templates, who’s also created the LifterLMS xAPI. If you’re not technically inclined you’ll still find this discussion informative and easy to understand. You’ll get answers to some basic questions, especially if you want to understand the scope of what LifterLMS xAPI does. Dennis starts with an explanation of what an API is and what it’s for. Basically Tin Can API, the Experience API, and xAPI are all names for the same thing. It’s simply…

EPISODE 117

Living the Education Entrepreneur Dream Lifestyle Without Compromising Values with Danny Iny

In this LMScast Chris Badgett of codeBOX talks about living the education entrepreneur dream lifestyle without compromising values with Danny Iny. This episode focuses on deciding what you want to do, knowing your values and letting them drive you, and deciding what to do next when you reach your goals. Danny Iny is an eLearning entrepreneur from the Course Builder’s Laboratory. He’s also the founder of Mirasee, and he’s the author of the book Teach and Grow Rich. Danny produces high quality information from reliable resources, and should be on your short list of people to watch, follow, and learn…

EPISODE 116

Engaged Facebook Groups, Divi, and LifterLMS with Eileen Lonergan from Elegant Marketplace

In this LMScast Chris Badgett of codeBOX talks about engaged Facebook groups, Divi, and LifterLMS with Eileen Lonergan from Elegant Marketplace. You’ll learn about building and running online groups, integrating LifterLMS and Divi with WordPress, and finding your niche. Eileen has a thriving Facebook Group called the Divi Theme Users Facebook Group. She is one of the owners of the Elegant Marketplace website, and Divi is their showcase WordPress theme. Eileen and a co-owner, Andrew, came to LifterLMS when they needed to put together a video tutorial course. They were able to use it right out of the box and…