FAQs2020-06-18T09:39:33-06:00

Frequently Asked Questions

Our mission is to empower organizations and individuals to become more. . .

What is Tyfoom?2020-06-15T07:10:39-06:00

Tyfoom is a world class productivity, training, and communication platform.  See website and contact us for more details.

How do I use Tyfoom?2020-06-15T07:11:23-06:00

Tyfoom is managed through an online browser (optimized for Chrome) for all admin functions.  Employees/users access and use Tyfoom through a mobile app.

What devices can Tyfoom be used on?2020-06-15T07:11:41-06:00

Tyfoom can be used on mobile devices that use updated versions of iOS or Android.

How can I download the Tyfoom app?2020-06-15T07:11:59-06:00

Tyfoom can be downloaded on iOS or Android devices.  Simply go to the App store for Apple products or the Google play store for Android products.  Search for “Tyfoom” and download the app on your device.

How can I sign up for Tyfoom?2020-06-15T07:15:43-06:00

Tyfoom is sold to organizations only.  It is free to download the Tyfoom app, but your employer must purchase a subscription to Tyfoom before you can login to the app.  To sign up, go to tyfoom.com and click on “SIGN UP” or call 801-717-1231.

Is there a minimum commitment to sign up for Tyfoom?2020-06-15T07:16:01-06:00

Yes, our minimum contract length is for 1 year.

How do I pay for Tyfoom?2020-06-15T07:19:03-06:00

Tyfoom will be set up on a recurring billing cycle.  Payments can be paid using check, ACH, or credit card depending on the size and terms of the Agreement.

How much does Tyfoom cost?2020-06-15T07:19:21-06:00

Tyfoom has multiple plans to fit your business needs.  Standard pricing for the complete Tyfoom platform is $12 per user per month for monthly billing (and $10 per user per month for annual billing).  See pricing matrix for complete details.  Discounts are available for larger numbers of users. 

Is Tyfoom a monthly or annual subscription?2020-06-15T07:22:02-06:00

Tyfoom has both monthly and annual subscriptions (both with a minimum 1 year contract).  Most smaller companies are set up on autopay on a monthly recurring charge.  Larger companies typically choose to pay annually to reduce accounting and to utilize the annual billing discount.

How does Tyfoom help my company?2020-06-15T07:30:08-06:00

Tyfoom can help you and your company make (and save) money in many ways.  Please contact us at 801-717-1231 to review the many ways Tyfoom can improve your bottom line!

  • Tyfoom helps companies efficiently train employees by delivering consistent, short, engaging videos.  This reduces wasted time for boring, time-consuming, and painful training.  
  • Tyfoom turns mobile devices into a productivity tool that gets used and delivers business results.  Increased, consistent communication can increase employee engagement and job satisfaction — reducing employee turnover.
  • Tyfoom’s new custom form builder reduces paperwork and increases visibility companywide.  Collect paperless inspections, checklists, JHA’s, etc.
  • Tyfoom gives you visibility company wide of gaps in knowledge and/or processes — then help you close the gaps through specific training and communication.
  • Tyfoom can also help prevent workplace injuries — saving money on claims — reducing workers comp insurance premiums over time
How many videos do you have?2020-06-15T07:30:39-06:00

We currently have over 600 microlearning videos. Many videos are applicable to all businesses including topics like HR, health and wellness, communication, emergency procedures and more.  Other topics include regulatory standards set by OSHA, MSHA, DOT, DOL, etc.  

Can Tyfoom be used in any industry?2020-06-15T07:30:55-06:00

Yes, Tyfoom can be used in any industry. We have compliance based content everyone should be trained on, but you can upload your own videos to train on any topic. Many other Tyfoom features compliment any industry. 

How often do you update your content?2020-06-15T07:32:34-06:00

All of our videos have been made between the end of 2017 and now, and we update as needed based on regulatory changes. An example of this would be the recent regulatory changes for Silica and Beryllium we updated on our videos.  

Can I upload my company videos on Tyfoom?2020-06-15T07:32:57-06:00

Yes, we highly encourage you to upload your own content for increased employee development.  Help your employees be more productive and consistent by showing them how to do their jobs better.  It’s easy.  Take your best employees and take a few minutes to shoot a short video.  Then upload and create a short quiz.  This will archive your best practices and processes.

What type of video format can I upload in Tyfoom?2020-06-15T07:33:20-06:00

 Tyfoom supports just about any kind of video file, including these common formats: MP4, MOV, WMV, AVI, and FLV. 

What is microlearning?2020-06-15T07:33:46-06:00

Microlearning is like bite size pieces or small sips of information. They increase engagement and retention. Over time, watching microlearning videos, employees will be able to recall specific information they need to complete a task properly. 

Is Tyfoom an LMS?2020-06-15T07:38:37-06:00

Although the Tyfoom platform has some similarities to an LMS, it is not. For one Tyfoom is mobile first.  Tyfoom was designed to be used in the flow of work and deliver high impact results.  Our platform is also VERY SIMPLE to use for an administrator and the user.  Tyfoom’s training delivery is automated.  This reduces the admin time to deliver and document the training.  It also sends users a push notification reminder to watch the training so they don’t have to think about it. 

Is Tyfoom only a delivery system for videos?2020-06-15T07:42:04-06:00

No, Tyfoom is much more.  You can send messages to the entire company, groups or individuals and have visibility they have received it, you can send company policies to be accepted, you can track in-person trainings with the click of a button, you can store all certifications and training done outside of Tyfoom in Tyfoom, and get push notifications when it will expire, and last but not least, you can do any type of electronic form for inspections or any type of checklist right from the App.

Does Tyfoom document training’s?2020-06-15T07:42:21-06:00

Yes, Tyfoom documents all training and everything else done in the app.  All history is recorded for every employee and is visible in one place.

Can Tyfoom help build forms?2020-06-16T07:19:51-06:00

Yes, with the Tyfoom custom form builder, you can use one of our templates or very easily create your own forms of any type. 

Does Tyfoom have a free version?2020-06-16T07:20:10-06:00

There is a free version of Tyfoom with limited features.  Review our pricing matrix for more details

How can I get a demo of Tyfoom?2020-06-16T07:20:28-06:00

Please contact us at 801-717-1231 and one of our representatives will walk you through a demo. 

Can I send a notification to a single employee?2020-06-16T07:20:45-06:00

Yes, you can send a notification to a single employee, 3 specific employees, a group, multiple groups, the entire company, you name it. 

How many of your videos are in Spanish?2020-06-16T07:51:18-06:00

We currently have over 100 Spanish videos — with plans to translate most (if not all) our videos into Spanish.  

Do you have any other languages for your videos?2020-06-16T07:51:45-06:00

Not currently, but please reach out to us to discuss your needs for other languages. 

What type of files can I include in the Company Policies & Documents section?2020-06-16T07:52:14-06:00

You can upload PDF’s, JPEG’s, and Word Documents.  You can also use our authoring tool to create or copy and paste information into a text editor. 

How many files/how much data can I include in the Company Policies & Documents section?2020-06-16T07:54:32-06:00

Each user is limited to 1 GB total for all storage on the Tyfoom platform.