Entrepreneurs from various niches share their number one lesson learned from creating an online course.
Online courses are the hottest thing right now. Everyone seems to be launching their own course, and looking for ways to make what they believe is “passive income” – but here are five of the biggest makes people are making with their online courses.
Pat Flynn shares what he learned launching Smart From Scratch to the public. Previously, it had been launched to a small group of founding students while he worked out the bugs
It’s no secret that the market for online courses is big – and it’s getting bigger. In this post, Derek Halpern shares the 7 things you need to know including how to create and sell your first online course, even if you don’t have an idea for one yet.
If you write non-fiction in particular, creating an online course is a great way to expand your book into a higher priced product that gives even more value to your customer and brings you another source of income.
If you’re not as ready as you originally thought or just don’t have time to deep dive into online course creation, your next best bet is creating an email course. And guess what? You can do all the work to create your whole email course this weekend! That means you can have a new product to pitch to potential students, show your authority, and gain their trust ready to go in a just a few days. It doesn’t get any better than that.
If you want your audience to purchase your online course, it’s best to find out what they need before you create it. Once you know what they need, you can go into the online course creation process with confidence knowing that you’re solving a problem that matters.
One key way to discover what your audience wants to learn from an online course is to directly ask them through an online course survey.
In this session of the podcast, David treats us to his invaluable advice on creating and selling your own online course, something he’s helped loads of people in all different niches do already.
Inside this article is not only an overview of these 2 types of automation, but an actual blueprint of how to get it done. By the end, you’ll be armed and ready to tackle your next course launch and looking for something else to do with your new-found free time.
The opportunity for online courses has never been better, and lots of people are jumping on board because of all of the positives it has to offer. But no one warns you about how to handle the frustrating “dark side” of solopreneurship: chasing after payments and managing refunds.
Being an entrepreneur doesn’t have to be a cash-flow death sentence. Mirasee’s Account Specialist figured out a few ways to help you protect yourself and your business, so you can keep making your impact without wondering when your next check will arrive.
A few years ago, the general price for a course would have been between $200 to $250 – not anymore. Sure, there are still some that hover around this amount, but the trend is skewing into the thousands. So many of the courses I see today are priced around $2,000.
Big ups to those creators for making courses that people are interested in enough to lay down those dollars, but that price point is not necessarily for everyone. So with such a vast difference in pricing, how do you know where your course should land in the big picture? ConvertKit weighs the pros and cons of the each of the three tiers of pricing.
This post contains the 23 types of media below that you can add to your online course, website, blog, landing pages, and more to create a more valuable and user-friendly experience for your students and audience.
When you sit down to outline a course it can be a bit overwhelming. You have a million and one ideas. But where do you start? What should you say? What’s going to be the most helpful for your students?
So often we have a tendency to want to fill the page with fancy gimmicks and crazy adages, when really, your students just want results.
Learning Management System
If you’ve been staring at pages of Google results or software reviews, wondering how the heck you’re supposed to figure out which learning management system to use, Sophie Lizard devised a decision-making system you might find useful. It will help you narrow down your choice to just a handful of learning management systems.
For about $75/month you can own the platform your course uses, which lets you be in 100% control of what you do, how you sell it, what it looks like, and the overall customer experience. Paul Jarvis shares his recommendations in this post.
From marketing and technology to “sweat equity,” Nathalie Lussier shares what she has learned over the years so you can save yourself some of the frustration and emotional ups and downs that come with launching.
Keep reading if you plan to launch a course or program soon – or if you’ve launched before and you want to see what other human beings go through during a launch.