Author Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Is there any cost to participate in the authoring program?

    There is no cost to partner with Netbility, Inc. For a small revenue share, we host your site for free, provide you with your own LMS, and set up your personal tracking portal.

  2. How do I get started?

    The first step in the process is to contact the Netbility, Inc. staff, establish a relationship with your Account Manager, and return your signed contract along with an EPS (transparent) version of your logo.

    Our staff will create a partner account for you on our website and e-mail your account credentials to you. Your account credentials will give you all the information you need to access your Author Portal, manage your online account and upload your finished course.

    Click here to begin the process.

  3. How long will it take to set up my account?

    Please allow 15 days to create and deliver your site. Netbility, Inc. collects and submits partner requests on the 1st and 15th business day of each month. If you want to go live with your new partner site on a particular day, plan to submit your information to us at least 2 weeks in advance of your targeted launch date.

  4. Which version of PowerPoint should I use to create my online content?

    All your PowerPoint elements should be constructed in PowerPoint 2007.

  5. Where do I find information on creating my PowerPoint template?

    A comprehensive instruction guide is available by clicking “Authoring Guide” on the top menu bar. Or go directly to the downloadable PDF file by clicking guide.pdf.

  6. Help! I’m in way over my head. Can you help me create my PowerPoint content?

    Yes. Netbility, Inc. offers custom design services should you need them. These services include: template design and layout, text composition, editorial services, FLASH animation, image enhancement, audio recording, and video creation.

    Let us know how we can assist you, and we’ll provide you with a custom quote.

  7. I’d like to translate my content into a second language. Can you help me?

    Yes, language translation is available for an additional fee.

  8. How do I upload my course?

    You will create a zip file that contains all your course content. This file will be uploaded through the Author Portal link that you received when you contracted with us.

  9. How do I revise my content?

    Your revised files are uploaded through the original link used to submit your content. You may revise and re-upload your course content on an “as needed” basis. Please allow 2-3 business days to process your updated content.

  10. How do I link to your website?

    We will provide you with a link to add to your website. You will find complete instructions for adding your link and managing your partner account through your Author Portal.

  11. How do I monitor and track the students that order through my website?

    All orders placed through your website are trackable through your Author Portal. You will receive login information for your portal when we receive your signed contract.

    Your Author Portal allows you to manage your online account, track registered users, and run monthly sales reports.

  12. How will I receive payment for my sales?

    Netbility, Inc. issues checks to our partners on the 15th of each month. You can follow your sales activity throughout the month by logging in to your Author Portal.

  13. I’d like to add enhanced functionality to my site. Can you customize my LMS to suite my specific needs?

    Absolutely! We can design custom workflows and searches, create custom software to work with your LMS, or integrate existing software you may already have. Call us for a quote.