SYS 124: Saying Goodbye to WordPress LMS after 6 Years and Embracing a New Platform: Our Journey and Lessons Learned


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Many entrepreneurs struggle with the decision to use WordPress LMS (Learning Management System) or choose a standalone system.

Steve details his decision and experiences so you can make a more informed choice if needed.


💡 Learning Management System (LMS) allow you to create and run online courses and consolidate all client-facing content. There are many available to choose from, ranging from complex and technical to simple and limited.

💡Cost is a factor, and WordPress with a Learning Management System (LMS) plugin can be a cheaper offering, but costs increase with loss of time in learning operations or employing an expert for upkeep.

💡 After looking into all WordPress options, Steve chose LearnWorlds for its ability to add payment gateways and multiple licensing options.

💡LearnWorlds does not yet incorporate automation marketing options but is a solid, integrated and accessible Learning Management System (LMS). Other apps and platforms that include Marketing options can become clunky and complex.

💡 Anyone in your company can set up LearnWorlds quickly and easily.

💡When choosing a Learning Management System (LMS), consider all your options to ensure the platform meets all your needs.

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4:40 – 💬 ‘The nail in the coffin was that the WordPress we were using stopped being supported. So we were forced to move the entire 360 pages of content onto a new platform, and it was at that moment I decided to look into this in a huge amount of detail.’

8:10 – 💬 ‘They (LearnWorlds) focus all of their efforts on creating a solid feature-rich and very flexible Learning Management System geared for you supporting your coaching clients effectively.’

11:18 – 💬 ‘If you’re going to go for a WordPress solution, whether for a website or a Learning Management System, do your research.’

13:35 – 💬 ‘You as a business owner should not be getting into app development and becoming an expert in WordPress.’



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Steve was a slave to his business, but when he moved to Sweden in 2015, he was forced to change how he worked. He switched to running his businesses remotely. After totally nailing this concept, he spent his time helping other small business owners do the same. Steve’s been investing in property since 2002, has a degree in Computing, and worked as a doctor in the NHS before quitting to focus full-time on sharing his systems and outsourcing Methodology with the world. He now lives in Sweden and runs his UK-based businesses remotely with the help of his team of Filipino and UK-based Virtual Assistants.

Most business owners are overwhelmed because they don’t know how to create systems or get the right help.

Our systems and outsourcing Courses and coaching programme will help you automate your business and work effectively with affordable virtual assistants. That way, you will stop feeling overwhelmed and start making more money.

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About the Author

Since 2016, Steve has helped hundreds of business owners to systemise their businesses and outsource their work. In doing so, he has helped them regain control of their lives and create the businesses they set out to build.

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