Getting Started Guide – Training

Navigating Premium Content

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  • “Premium” content is protected on the yoursmallbusiness.com website.
  • “Premium” content is accessible only by members.
  • There are several membership levels available.
  • Which “premium” content is available to you depends on your membership level.
  • Many course are also available on a per item purchase basis.
  • The following flow chart provides an overview of how to access, navigate, and make add-on purchases.

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Premium Content Navigation Flow Chart

The diagram that follow is a graphic representation of how you navigate the Business Accelerator Training courses.

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Accessing Premium Content

Training courses are “premium” content which can only be accessed by members.  Attempt to access “premium content” while you are not logged in OR if your member level does not provide access to the page will appear like the page to the right.

If you are already a member but not logged in:

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  • Click the Log In button.
  • You will be re-directed to the site login page.
  • Log in normally and access your Member Page.

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If you ARE NOT a member:

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  • Click the Register button.
  • You will be re-directed to the Membership Checkout page.

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Training Page Before Purchase

Training courses are “premium” content which can only be accessed by members.  When you attempt to access “premium content” which is not currently included in your membership level, a page will appear like the page to the right.

To purchase the course:

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  • Click the Click here to check out button.
  • You will be re-directed to the Non-Member Product Order Page.

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Go to the Non-Member Product Order Page for instructions on how to complete a sign-up and purchase.

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Non-Member Product Order Page

This page serves 2 purposes signup & purchase.

To signup for membership complete the Account Information:

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  • User name
  • Password
  • email address

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Payment information is via Stripe and requires:

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  • Credit card #
  • Expiration date
  • CVV number

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After proper validation you are re-directed to the Order Confirmation page.

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Member Product Order Page

Member checkout only collects the payment information.

Payment information is via Stripe and requires:

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  • Credit card #
  • Expiration date
  • CVV number

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After proper validation you are re-directed to the Order Confirmation page.

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Order Confirmation

Confirmation provides the invoice information for the purchase you just completed.

To access your newly purchased “premium” content:

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  • Clicking the link above the Invoice # as show in the diagram to the right.
  • You will be re-direct to the course page that you just purchased in the “unlocked” mode where the content is now accessible.

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  • Clicking the link above the Invoice # as show in the diagram to the right.
  • You will be re-direct to the course page that you just purchased in the “unlocked” mode where the content is now accessible.

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Member Login

Once you have registered as a member, you can access premium content via your member login. To access your membership page:

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  • Select Member Login from the menu.
  • You will be directed to the site login page.

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  • Select Member Login from the menu.
  • You will be directed to the site login page.

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To complete your login:

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  • Enter your username.
  • Enter your password.
  • Click the Log In button
  • You will next be re-directed to the Member Account page.

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Member Account Page

To access your premium contact:

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  • Find the member subscribed content section.
  • Click the link for the appropriate material you wish to access.

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  • Find the member subscribed content section.
  • Click the link for the appropriate material you wish to access.

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  • You can view your payments and billing information in the other appropriate sections of the page.

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How Courses are Structured

 

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  • Courses are structured as shown in the diagram to the right.
  • The purpose of a course is to present concepts and/or skills to achieve a set of learning objectives.
  • Modules are a logical manner in which the course material has been subdivided in which deliver the knowledge necessary to meet a learning objective.
  • Modules quizzes are used to demonstrate that a participant learned what was intended within a course module.

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Course Pages

 

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  • Course pages have an introductory section at the top of the course table.
  • Set of learning objectives which will be met by taking the course.

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  • Course pages have an introductory section at the top of the course table.
  • Set of learning objectives which will be met by taking the course.

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  • The course table provides Modules with a brief description of the module.
  • Click the Unit Title which is a link to access the Unit content page.

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  • The course table provides Modules with a brief description of the module.
  • Click the Unit Title which is a link to access the Unit content page.

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Using Course Modules

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  • Course modules are delivered via a number of different media.
  • Much of the material is written presented via the articles within the blog which have been organized in order to teach a necessary concept or skill.

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  • Additionally, training is delivered via videos where appropriate.

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Taking Module Quizzes

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  • Knowledge transfer is demonstrated via the participant’s successful completion of quizzes at the end of a module.
  • Questions are multiple choice and true/false.
  • Answer the questions by clicking the correct response to each question.

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Completing Module Quizzes

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  • When you complete a quiz press the Submit Answers button as shown to the right.

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  • When you complete a quiz press the Submit Answers button as shown to the right.

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Reviewing Module Quizzes

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  • Your quiz will be automatically scored for you.
  • Your score is displayed for the module.

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  • Your answers along with the correct ones as shown in the image to the right.

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  • Explanations are also included so that you understand why an answer is the correct one.

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Moving On to the Next Module

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  • You cannot continue to the next module until you have successfully completed the previous module.
  • This means that you must pass the module quiz with a grade at or better than 70%.
  • Move to the next module by clicking the Next Unit button at the bottom of the page.
  • You will be taken to the next module in the course or the main Course page when you complete the final Course module.

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NOTE: If you try to move on you will see the error screen as show to the right.

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  • Navigate back to your screen by clicking the Back button on your browser.

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Resources Used for Training

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  • Many course have tools and/or templates to assist you in the training or to accomplish the objective of the training.
  • Resources will have links shown in the module unit material.
  • Click the resource to download or access it for use.

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Additionally, examples of the resources are provided so you can see how they might look once they’ve been completed.

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