Global EdTech expenditures in 2020 are estimated to have grown by 39% over 2019. A complex and swiftly growing market is a tremendous opportunity for well-prepared EdTech organizations. Simultaneously, it can also create substantial challenges for companies that may not have the right sales leaders … [Read more...] about The Top 10 Qualities of a Successful Sales Leader
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For growing EdTech organizations, maintaining appropriate staffing levels, and adding key skill sets is paramount. With school districts, universities, and colleges making difficult decisions to adopt or increase the use of distance learning technologies to mitigate the risks of COVID-19, EdTech … [Read more...] about Is Your 2021 Talent Acquisition Strategy Aligned With Your Business Plan?
As anyone who has been in the EdTech space for any period of time can attest, the industry is changing – and it is growing rapidly. In fact, the eLearning industry is expected to exceed $243 billion by 2022. This significant market expansion is creating opportunities for established EdTech providers … [Read more...] about Where Will the Growth Come From in EdTech? 4 Areas to Watch…
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The 2020-2021 school year looks decidedly different from years past for most districts and institutions across the United States. Digital learning has taken the front seat as administrators work to keep educators, students, and their families safe. EdTech sales look different in this new environment … [Read more...] about Five Tips for Building EdTech Sales Relationships in a Digital Environment
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The market opportunity for EdTech organizations in the United States today is significant. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. school districts and educational institutions serve a large population - more than 76 million students. And, the National Center for Education Statistics reports that … [Read more...] about Is Your Company Prepared to Enter the EdTech Market in the U.S.?
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