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The Ultimate Guide to LMS Marketing

Learn the 10 Marketing Strategies that No Learning Tech Vendor Can Live Without

"Gordon has a comprehensive understanding of the training industry and created a highly customized marketing program for us that has transformed our business." Ian Huckabee | Principled Technologies

"Gordon was able to quickly assess our needs, positioning and guide me to the highest ROI marketing strategy and activities. Gordon is part of our secret sauce and has helped us punch above our weight." Cam Tripp | Savvy Leadership

“Gordon is the strongest marketing person I've ever known. He has the ability to analyze complex solutions and break them into simple, easy to understand marketing messages and programs. The results of our programs have been amazing.” Tom Bronikowski 

Generate qualified, targeted leads

Deliver a message that sells

Get the analysts on your side

Marketing solutions that move you to the top of the learning market

Our specialty is designing transformative marketing strategies that generate qualified sales opportunities that grow your business.

We employ the latest digital marketing channels, coupled with traditional techniques to achieve industry-leading brand awareness, widespread web presence with high-impact content and messaging.

About Gordon L. Johnson

For over twenty years, he's helped grow all sorts of training and tech companies in the corporate learning space, including learning management systems, custom eLearning, off-the-shelf content, training delivery, etc. He’s done pretty much every marketing strategy and tactic there is, so he’ll make sure you focus your efforts on what works.

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Client Testimonials

“The year before we began working with Gordon, our revenue grew by 28% over the previous year. Working with Gordon helped us to accelerate that growth. Equally important, he has saved us time and money by generously sharing with us the many resources he has in the training industry – resources that we may never have found ourselves.” Nat Dunn | Webucator

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“Gordon is a marketing wizard with incredible insight into how to create brand awareness, generate strategic business, and drive revenue. In addition to his irreplaceable experience in the learning, LMS, and HCM industry.” Caleb Johnson | TTec

"I have seen Gordon reinvigorate learning organizations (including my own) and achieve quantum growth and exposure through his marketing expertise." Cevin Owens | McKinsey

“Gordon is marketing. His ability to stay one step ahead of the general marketing trends helped Expertus stand out in the sea of LMS vendors.” Calvin Choi | Expertus


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