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Set Up Google+ Authorship and Get Visible!

You’ve spent a considerable amount of time on and have demonstrated your expertise in the form of creating an elearning course. We at OpenSesame spend a considerable amount of effort and time making your courses available in the search engines whenever your potential customers are looking for them. So now you might be wondering if there is anything else that can be done to improve your chances of getting in front of more buyers. The short answer to that is yes, there are many things, but for today let’s focus on a quick way to help make your course stand out even more in Google. Allow me to introduce you to Google+ Authorship!


OpenSesame Development Team Feature Update: April

Dev Feature Highlight

April is here, which means Spring has arrived in Portland, bringing with a little sunshine, lots of tulips, and some great new features for our customers. OpenSesame Plus in NOW available! OpenSesame Plus is our new subscription based model for purchasing OpenSesame courses (similar to Netflix, but for your training needs). For one low monthly price, OpenSesame Plus subscribers receive unlimited access to a curated offering of courses from many of our top providers. Courses cover topics on business skills, compliance, technology, and more.

Hello from Our New Account Management Associate

Kristin Hansen

Hello! I’m Kristin Hansen and I’m OpenSesame’s new Account Management Associate. I’m excited to join the OpenSesame team and to reenter the startup realm. I spent the last couple of years working in a medical office in various capacities, but before that I worked at local startup WalkerTracker where I assisted with customer support and systems creation. I have a strong interest in relationship building and customer service, and I’m excited to use those skills here at OpenSesame as well as to pick up new skills by helping the sales team.


Meet Community Coordinator Alex!

Alex and Family

Hi, I'm Alex! I am the Community Coordinator at OpenSesame. In my current position at OpenSesame, I head the Customer Support Team, providing round-the-clock support via social media channels, phone, live chat, email, and case management tools. Most clients know me on a first-name basis, and I strive to give care and attention-to-detail to every person on our site.

Join Us For Our Upcoming Webinar: SEO Tips To Increase Sales

Free Webinar

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) can be a major factor in driving business revenue when done right—and it doesn’t have to break the bank. We’re hosting a webinar on March 26th to help you get on the right track with your SEO. Whether you’re an OpenSesame elearning seller, small business owner, or just curious about SEO, you’re sure to find value in this webinar.


A Word from the OpenSesame Development Team

Dev Feature Highlight

Quarter 1 is moving along quickly for the OpenSesame Development Team. We are making great progress on our OpenSesame Plus functionality, we have welcomed a new member to our team, and we have released some new capabilities available for folks interested in the Tin Can API.

Rolling Up Our Sleeves: OpenSesame Announces $8M in Additional Funding

At OpenSesame, we strive to make selling and purchasing elearning as simple as possible. We ourselves had experienced the challenges to accessing quality content—the lengthy negotiations, multiple year contracts and complicated pricing—prompting us to launch OpenSesame more than two years ago.


Hello from Our New Product Manager!

Hello! I'm Abby Miles, the new Product Manager for OpenSesame. With nearly a decade of experience in the training and software industry, I am really excited to join the OpenSesame team.

Top 10 Posts From 2013

shiny 2013

One of our goals this past year was to ramp up our blogging efforts, creating more quality content that covered industry topics, training news and improvements to the OpenSesame site. Since the beginning of the year, we’ve published more than 200 posts on everything from the updated GHS standards, to the best Mac productivity apps—even the threat of a sriracha shortage. We’ve learned a lot over the past year and we wanted to share the popular lessons with you. Whether you’re a long time reader or just getting started on our blog, check out our top ten blog posts from 2013.

Happy Holidays from OpenSesame

happy holidays

2013 has been a great year for us here at OpenSesame. We've grown our catalog to more than 22,000 courses, expanded our weekly course deals, and will soon be adding a new subscription option.

Of course, none of this would be possible without your support, and we thank you for your patronage.


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