The university for business playbook builders

Calling all content creators! Set yourself up for success with the know-how you need to build engaging training that scales with your team.

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Submit application

Answer a couple quick questions online. Spoiler alert: You’re getting accepted. Congrats!

Get certified

Learn on your own time, right in Trainual. Level 1, 2, and 3 certifications are available now and include shiny digital badges to show off your Trainual creds.

Share knowledge

Use your newfound wisdom to level up your account. Spread the word about Trainual U so your whole team can document and delegate like pros.

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Go deep

Gain in-depth Trainual app knowledge

Just starting out? An OG fan? Get ready to become the biggest playbook pro in the room. Learn how to leverage Trainual to support your team, keep them up to date, and hold them accountable. Level 1 is your foundation. Level 2 is your key to success. Get pumped.

Part 1: The strategy

Create a game plan

Level 1 is your recipe to making a playbook that scales right alongside your team. Learn your way around Trainual, content creation essentials, and more and more basic foundations that'll set you up for success. These are the secrets that make your playbook practically build itself.

Part 2: The ascent

Quick-launch killer content

Who says training has to be a snooze fest? Level 2 is the blueprint to transforming your boring policies and processes into a fun, on-brand, and interactive learning experience. Get ready to dazzle new hires and boost knowledge retention with content that’s as captivating as it is helpful.

Part 3: The summit

Organize chaos like a pro

Level 3 is your key to growing a business that scales beyond you. Start to hold your team accountable with e-signatures and advanced reporting. Plus, give them the info they need right where they work with cutting-edge tech and in-app tools.

What Trainual U offers

Fun, interactive, self-paced courses and strategy guides for all permission levels.
Content examples you can model your own content after.
Up-to-date content so you always get trained on the latest enhancements.
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The training was great! It gave me a lot of info I can use to help my company build a playbook to 100%!
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This course makes a great starting point for anyone who has not used Trainual before and was a good refresher for someone like me who has built out a significant amount of material within the platform. I’m looking forward to future trainings!
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This course is the best way to teach content creators/managers about Trainual. Well done!! The format, multimedia, and aesthetics were super useful in giving me an idea of what an effective learning structure looks like for our own Trainual account.‍
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I already shared my praise by email to Shawn, but it was Shawn's enthusiasm that really took the training over the top. Everything was great: the copywriting, sequence, tests... the works.
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Dr. Michael Thomasino
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Trainual is a selling point. Candidates are impressed because they want to see, like hey — these guys are on the cutting edge, they’re organized, and it’s convenient for them to learn on the go. They usually get so excited, they want to open it up before they even start!
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Owner, Megalodon Dental Practice Group

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You really just cannot compete with the big guys, as it goes for systems and processes, unless you have a tool like Trainual. So for smaller practices, I think it’s just perfect.
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Owner, Megalodon Dental Practice Group

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Man, I’ll never quit Trainual because the value... it’s done. I mean, it’s perfect. It saves me thousands every year.
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Owner, Megalodon Dental Practice Group

Dr. Michael Thomasino
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I was looking for something everyone could collaborate with very easily, that we could update constantly, and keep up to date…Trainual fits right in with that.
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Owner, Megalodon Dental Practice Group

Trever Gray
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Before Trainual, I’d be doing a different task and have to stop that task to answer a simple question. Trainual just makes everything so much easier.
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Project Manager, Linkville Roofing & Siding

Eric Schmerbach
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Once your Trainual is built and it’s built right, it’s something that can go out and be used over and over and over again.
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VP, Linkville Roofing & Siding

Cody Barton
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Trainual has allowed our company to put our systems and processes in order so everything runs a lot smoother as we grow.
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Cody Barton

Co-Founder, StartVirtual.com

Dr. Flora Waples
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I wish this was around when I was starting out as an entrepreneur because having been a founder, an advisor, and an investor in literally hundreds of companies, I know it’s extremely valuable. The only thing we can ever sell people in this world is time, and taking things off your plate is how you get time back.
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Dr. Flora Waples

Co-Founder, RESTOR Medical Spa

Tamara Kemper
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Joining this program has been a game-changer for me. When you're affiliated with Trainual, it's basically instant credibility for would-be clients because of the great product and reputation they've built. I almost feel like I've outsourced part of my marketing to Trainual!
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Tamara Kemper

The Process Mavens

Christopher Gwinn, CFA
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I owe a lot of the success of my business to this program. I love the support from the Trainual team and learning from other process-orientated entrepreneurs within the community. I highly recommend joining!
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Christopher Gwinn, CFA

Great Lakes Advisory

Liz Illg
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I've been able to meet new clients, share my expertise with companies that need system support, and build a great relationship with the Trainual team through this program.
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Liz Illg

LI Group

Sean M.
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Trainual is the only tool I can think of that cuts recruiting, training, hiring, retaining, and ongoing training costs while also making our people much better at their jobs, ultimately leading to higher revenue.
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Sean M.

Tim G.
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Trainual is the only tool I can think of that cuts recruiting, training, hiring, retaining, and ongoing training costs while also making our people much better at their jobs, ultimately leading to higher revenue.
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Liz B.
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Trainual is the only tool I can think of that cuts recruiting, training, hiring, retaining, and ongoing training costs while also making our people much better at their jobs, ultimately leading to higher revenue.
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Jared C.
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Trainual is the only tool I can think of that cuts recruiting, training, hiring, retaining, and ongoing training costs while also making our people much better at their jobs, ultimately leading to higher revenue.
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Jared C.

Katie L.
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Trainual is the only tool I can think of that cuts recruiting, training, hiring, retaining, and ongoing training costs while also making our people much better at their jobs, ultimately leading to higher revenue.
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Aaron A.
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Trainual is the only tool I can think of that cuts recruiting, training, hiring, retaining, and ongoing training costs while also making our people much better at their jobs, ultimately leading to higher revenue.
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Aaron A.

Sarah G.
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Trainual is the only tool I can think of that cuts recruiting, training, hiring, retaining, and ongoing training costs while also making our people much better at their jobs, ultimately leading to higher revenue.
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Abu S.
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Trainual is the only tool I can think of that cuts recruiting, training, hiring, retaining, and ongoing training costs while also making our people much better at their jobs, ultimately leading to higher revenue.
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Sean M.
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Trainual is the only tool I can think of that cuts recruiting, training, hiring, retaining, and ongoing training costs while also making our people much better at their jobs, ultimately leading to higher revenue.
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Cheli R.
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It takes time to get it up and going but in the end, it’s rewarding to have everything in one place… you will be able to get your time back by not having to spend time on weekly or monthly trainings with your team. It doesn’t get better than that!
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Derek H.
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Moving through the Trainual Basics essentially taught me everything I needed to create my first subject. I started with a simple client connection overview and had the entire module complete in less than an hour. This included embedded video, hyperlinks, images, slide shows etc. Ease of use A+, Training A+, Quality of Support A+. This software is amazing.
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Derek H.

Client Success, Market Research, 1-10 employees

Carson Holmquist
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New hires are now fully trained, adding value in 7 business days, compared to 20 prior.
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Carson Holmquist

CEO & Founder, Stream Logistics

Donovan Reese
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Things would be a complete mess right now if it wasn’t for Trainual and our new on-boarding process. Our agents pretty much train themselves now.
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Donovan Reese

President, Renters Warehouse

Julianna O.
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We've solved the problem of making sure each new employee has ALL the info they need to complete their jobs. Trainual makes it SO easy to pass on important information and ensure everyone is on the same page.
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Julianna O.

Creative Director, Toast Wedding Films Inc.

Macy R.
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Amazing onboarding experience and a beautiful platform!
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Macy R.

Operations Manager, Craftwork Coffee Co.

Maggie D.
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Trainual is simple, user-friendly and fits our business needs perfectly. Best decision we have made this year!
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Maggie D.

Admin Assistant, Hospitality, 201-500 employees

Tynan Allan
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The best training, onboarding, and knowledge transfer tool on the planet.
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Tynan Allan

Director of Growth, liveweb.io

Brittanny S.
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Bringing our company to the next level!
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Brittanny S.

Marketing Manager, Real Estate, 11-50 employees

Tonya Kinney
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We use it to bring on new team members and build their foundation of knowledge. Trainual ensures everybody is getting the same information all the time.
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Tonya Kinney

Operations Manager, Dorm Room Movers

Rick M.
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We're rolling out all of our processes companywide in Trainual. Compared to Confluence docs, this thing is just a pleasure to use.
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Rick M.

Business Analyst

Sharif Z
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We did not have formal training in the past so this is really helpful for us in creating a streamlined structure.
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Sharif Z

National Learning and Development Manager

Connor Rickett
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Being able to design and deliver manuals knowing what your customer base and/or workforce struggles with is invaluable!
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Connor Rickett

Cities of the Mind

Veri R.
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I love the fact that I can do away with annoying paper manuals. I can assign employees to different subjects and ALL our company information is available to us with a click of a button. The combination of words and video for our employees has been a game changer for us!
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Veri R.

Financial Services, 11-50 employees

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One of the easiest LMS’s I’ve ever used!
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Head of Coach Talent & Culture, E-Learning, 11-50 employees

Aaron S.
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Make sure you engage with the staff at Trainual. They're friendly and amazing and want you to succeed. They've found a way to make onboarding and information sharing sexy. Use it to your advantage.
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Customer Success, Design Pickle

Scott M.
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Everything that we’ve worked hard to put together over the years is in one spot. Also any time we want to add something new, there’s no fear that it won’t get transferred to our team. It’s a great feeling not having to stress about making the same mistakes over and over again.
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Owner, Food & Beverages, 11-50 employees

Russ Perry
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I am blown away with the platform, ease of use, and simplicity. We can now train staff with a click of a button and I’m actually excited to nerd out and build new curriculum for all areas of my business.
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Russ Perry

Founder, Design Pickle

Dyan Cole
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I have been having so much fun creating content on Trainual. It really gets you thinking as to how effective and streamlined you can make your company's communication channels.
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Dyan Cole

Spiegel Corp

Adam
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We thought we could get away with Google Docs - turns out that's a giant nightmare!
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Adam

Founder, SEO Brothers

Emily R.
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Trainual makes it easy to share knowledge with people on my team and get new hires up to speed, quickly. The new Google extension and search feature make it convenient for those already on-boarded, to reference a past article. They do a great job of being in communication with their customers regarding feedback and overall great customer service.
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Emily R.

Operations Manager, Information Technology and Services, 11-50 employees

Heather P.
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In the beginning, we documented our policies and procedures in word docs. As our firm has grown, we realized the need for more central, user-friendly process documentation. Trainual has proven to have the best UI for our group & will allow us to expand to multiple locations while maintaining uniformity.
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Heather P.

Director of Team Services, The Royce CPA Firm

Samara P.
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The most helpful thing about trainual has been the hands-off approach to teaching our new team members about our culture, core values, and processes.
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Samara P.

Operations Coordinator, The James Agency

Sheree Y
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If you are asking "How do I....", you'll find the answer in Trainual.
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Sheree Y

Practice Manager, Vitality Natural Wellness and Medspa

Robby R.
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A huge asset to anyone looking to scale.
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Robby R.

Central Florida Trimlight

Brian D.
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Easy to use and has proven to be an invaluable resource.
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Brian D.

Small Business Owner

Jeff P.
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Trainual was the missing piece in the puzzle for us. We’ve been documenting processes for years, but it wasn’t uncommon for employees to say they didn’t know where to look. Trainual helps us close the gap.
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Jeff P.

Benjamin C.
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Trainual is a well executed and easy to use solution for moving training onto the cloud. My favorite aspect about using the software is how it trains content creators to think more about their work processes, which increases efficiency and scalability.
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Benjamin C.

Director of Operations, Hospital & Health Care, 51-200 employees

Kevin O'Leary
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Trainual uses software to help create training manuals online. Why is this important? It enhances productivity, makes companies more competitive, reduces cost…it’s all good!
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Kevin O'Leary

ABC's Shark Tank

Chris M.
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Trainual is user friendly has allowed me to onboard staff in two clicks of the mouse. It is the one of the biggest keys to my business.
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Chris M.

Founder, Photography Company

Leilah R.
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I really like the organizational structure of Trainual. I love that I can leave it open on my desktop and add things QUICKLY (drag/drop/cut/paste/add links or images) and without getting too side-tracked.
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Leilah R.

Financial Services, 11-50 employees

Jake Jorgovan
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We were looking for something organized, professional, trackable, and scaleable. Trainual hit all of this for us!
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Jake Jorgovan

Founder, Lead Cookie

Richard Duncan, MRICS
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I have to say that I love the system and it’s becoming a game changer for us. Our business sector is required to comply with significant levels of Government legislation and Trainual is a fantastic way for us to make sure that our staff have the relevant knowledge to action their work appropriately.
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5 stars
Richard Duncan, MRICS

Director Chaneys Chartered Surveyors

George A.
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We love Trainual. The faster you get it launched, the faster you will get more time to work on more efficient things!
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George A.

Brokerage Owner

Fred W.
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Amazing product at an amazing price! We are able to train our company of 50+ people in a standardized, easy way.
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Fred W.

Brokerage Owner

Stephanie C.
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I’ve recommended this to every business owner I know. I feel like I can breathe and sleep better at night. I’m not exaggerating!
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Stephanie C.

Brokerage Owner

Tonya Kinney
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Trainual ensures everybody is getting the same information all the time.
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5 stars
Tonya Kinney

Customer Experience & Operations, Dorm Room Movers

Brittany F.
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Save time and money—give it a try! You will be amazed at how efficiently it can help onboard new people and keep processes working like clockwork!
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Brittany F.

Fitness Studio Owner, Tone Barre

Tony A.
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We have added 7 employees in the last 9 months and it has been essential for sending everyone through Trainual, saving my managers a ton of time. Comprehensive tests really get the new hires engaged.
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Tony A.

CEO, Leisure, Travel & Tourism, 11-50 employees

Josh A.
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It's very easy to intuitively figure out and their support is always there to help you as well. We love the search functionality that lets a user search the entire document quickly and easily to find what they are looking for!
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5 stars
Josh A.

Digital Marketing Manager, PFSbrands

Emily L.
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Trainual is simple to use. You don't need training to figure it out. I love that we can do a screen record, and embed a video to show how to execute a process and we can even test our employees to gauge understanding.
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5 stars
Emily L.

Legal Intake Experts

Tyler Heymann
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Trainual enables my small business to look and feel to my employees like a big company…especially when it comes to my processes and procedures, training and compliance tools. The program is super easy to use, yet robust enough to accommodate the many types of files and data deposits we wish to share with our staff.
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5 stars
Tyler Heymann

CEO, Prism Investment Management

Ben E.
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Trainual is the software that business managers don't know they need (YET)!
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5 stars
Ben E.

Business Development Manager, DJ Warehouse Hire

Rick M.
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Simple to use, powerful, beautiful, and just a joy. Trainual is a piece of cake to use, and they appear to have catered for everything. The thing is just noice!
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5 stars
Rick M.

Business Analyst, Credit Sense Australia

Greg Hickman
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We’ve always been good with documenting processes in our business, but Trainual lets us track the usage and progress of each process and forces us to simplify and organize associated or complementary documents together.
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5 stars
Greg Hickman

Founder and CEO, Systemly

Dr. Flora Waples
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Before we started Trainual, if I wasn't in the building and someone had a question, they were pretty much screwed. Now what I can do is just give my whole lecture series, record it, upload it, and then it's infinitely reproducible. I can train 10 people in 10 different places at once!
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5 stars
Dr. Flora Waples

Co-Founder, RESTOR Medical Spa

Emily L.
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Trainual is a hybrid between online training and process documentation. It works well for both scenarios and we start using it on day 1 with new employees for onboarding.
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5 stars
Emily L.

Founder & CEO, Legal Intake Experts

Aaron C.
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Trainual allows me the flexibility of taking all of the content that I have as a founder and aggregating it for my current and future team. It’s the ultimate onboarding tool.
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5 stars
Aaron C.

Cynthia S.
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I was able to put together our company's training program in just a few hours. It's very easy to use.
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5 stars
Cynthia S.

President, eGrowth Partners

Scott Fritz
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I recommend Trainual to any business owner who wants to work less and make more.
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5 stars
Scott Fritz

Veri Right
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I love the fact that I can do away with annoying paper manuals. I can assign employees to different subjects and ALL our company information is available to us with a click of a button. The combination of words and video for our employees has been a game-changer for us!
End quote
5 stars
Veri Right

Design Pickle

Sharif Z.
Quote
I have been having so much fun creating content on Trainual. It really gets you thinking as to how effective and streamlined you can make your company’s communication channels.
End quote
5 stars
Sharif Z.

National Learning and Development Manager

Dyan Cole
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We did not have formal training in the past so this is really helpful for us in creating a streamlined structure.
End quote
5 stars
Dyan Cole

Spiegel Corp

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Hi, there! I'm Shawn, your go-to success coach for all things Trainual. I've helped countless small business leaders just like you get organized, train, and delegate with the right playbook setup. Let’s level up your systems and processes together with Trainual U!

If you have any questions or something you'd like to see added to Trainual U, please reach out – I'm always here to help. See you in class!

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