Kaine Shutler

Managing Director

Kaine Shutler is the founder and managing director of Plume, a UK-based agency renowned for its advanced learning technology solutions. With a wealth of 14 years of agency experience, Kaine has established his expertise in Learning Management Systems, UI/UX design, eLearning, and scalability. He has assisted global and SMEs enterprises achieve true customisations. Clients including Google, Absolute Dogs and many more.

Resides in

Bristol, United Kingdom


Learning Management Systems, UI/UX design, eLearning, scalability


Helping global organisations to scale up their training with bespoke learning technology. Clients include Google, social media platforms, healthcare, charities and personal development providers.


Bristol Live Business Awards SME Business of the Year


My posts

We're hiring Django, React + PHP developers

We're hiring developers and UI/UXers!

Running the UK's top custom elearning agency: Kaine Shutler's interview with Course Method

Kick-start your Learning Product plans with the LMS Blueprint from Plume

5 common mistakes businesses make when developing a learning technology

Is LearnDash scalable?

Supercharge your compliance LMS in 2023 with these 5 tips and sell more seats to your clients

Q&A: Where should we host our e-Learning videos?

Q&A: We can’t afford to build a website AND app for our LMS. What are the low-cost app alternatives?

LMS Scalability: How to grow your online training platform without compromise?

Q&A: We're ready to rebuild our LMS - what are the limitations of WordPress based LMS?

Q&A: What happens if my learning technology doesn't scale?

Unlock the full potential of your LMS with Plume Audits

Plume wins Business Award's SME of The Year

LMS Automation: 8 time-consuming tasks to automate and scale your LMS

Should our LMS website be on the same install as our main marketing site?

5 critical LMS scalability mistakes and how to avoid them [Free E-Book] (Updated May 2022)

Which open-source LMS framework is best for your organisation?

CRITICAL scalability considerations when building an LMS or membership site

What is an LXP?: Learning experience platforms explained

Everything you need to know about VR in e-learning right now

It’s not you, it’s me: Time to say goodbye to RFP

How to create learning pathways in your LMS

14 ways to keep your learners engaged in e-learning

What's ONE SaaS marketing strategy that you swear by?

Sticky systems: Features guaranteed to reduce churn

Step aside Articulate, VR is the future of e-learning content

The true cost of changing the scope of your software build

Private and secure video hosting for e-learning and membership sites

Instant AI-powered search for Learning Management Systems

No more forgotten passwords – passwordless logins for learning management systems (LMS)

Stop wasting time. Here are 7 ways to power up your LMS with CRM integration

Six of the best email automation sequences for e-learning with examples

The Ultimate Guide to Writing Online Course Sales Pages [FREE EBOOK]: Updated Jan 2022

Techround reaches out to Plume for more SEO advice

10 steps for creating amazing content to build a solid subscriber base

Bug fixing on custom-built software products - whose responsibility are they?

How we keep your data and your system secure

Boost sales and engagement with these 7 email templates for LearnDash Notifications

How to create automated emails in LearnDash (Video)

How to use iterative development to create the product of your users' dreams

Guest blog: How to make online learning more engaging and interactive

How to launch your LMS: The ultimate guide (updated October 2021)

Guest blog: How to increase average session duration

What are the main features of an LMS…and which are custom?

Plume's marketing team defines the SEO trends for 2021

Marketing needs to be part of your plan to scale, here's why

Yes, you can self-host your Plume-built learning tech (but here’s why you probably shouldn’t)

5+ questions you need to answer in your LMS brief [Free template]

Do you need a custom LMS from Plume?

Want to see examples of our work? Check out our case studies

How do I prevent password sharing on my e-learning system?

The four pillars of selling online courses

The benefits of having a Digital Roadmap

30 days of free-learning

Create recurring revenue from your online course with subscriptions

How will technology affect education during COVID-19 and beyond: Interview with Education IT Reporter

Plume wins Premium Usability and Rising Star Award

LearnDash private messaging Plugin

The importance of social selling and employee advocacy: Kelly's interview with SoAmpli

Teach online with your own Learning Management System set up in 1 day

How does instructional design work?

How a Needs Analysis can save you time and money on your elearning project

Becoming the entrepreneur of elearning: Kaine Shutler's interview with Branswer

Quiet LMS design will be your powerful e-learning superpower

Glassdoor & Plume blog: 11 tips for motivating millennials

Sharing our SME social media secrets with RBS Business Hub

How to write a course sales page to sell more online courses [FREE EBOOK]

Plume named one of Bristol's businesses to watch in 2020

Our Monthly WordPress HealthCheck: What does it all mean?

9 Reasons why you need a UK LMS Developer

Eight key advantages of learning and development

What is elearning? A complete guide

The importance of continuous learning in elearning content

How To Make Your Employee LMS More Engaging With Great Copywriting [Guest blog]

Benefits of the 70 20 10 model: how to include social and experiential learning in your online training

Why elearning is the future of employee training [Small Business Knowledge Hub]

Kaine Shutler Named 30 under 30 in B2B Marketing Award

SCORM vs. Tin Can xAPI: A simple guide to everything you need to know

Online course marketing tips for selling more courses and increasing your revenue

20 reasons you need a custom Learning Management System

Creating an eLearning Platform for Curated Content

Reduce churn rates for SaaS apps by educating people how to effectively use your solution

How to create engaging e-learning courses & digital learning material

The role of Learning Management Systems (LMS) in transforming global learning

Wordpress slow? 10 practical tips to scoring 99/100 on Google PageSpeed

4 ways an LMS makes GDPR compliance training easier

5 super-easy tips to increase elearning course engagement

E-learning design inspiration: designing a user-friendly course interface

Avoid the hassle, make sure your LMS can integrate!

Why every successful e-learning project starts with Needs Analysis

Why make social learning a part of your training?

5 common mistakes to avoid when choosing a learning management system

Healthcare training on an LMS: 7 features to look for

Make informal learning count: xAPI and the future of digital training

Fun and effective compliance training? It's possible on an LMS

Blended learning: the best of both worlds

SCORM is dead – what are the alternatives to SCORM?

4 ways to turn digital learning into active learning

Gamification for online training

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