A Simple Guide to the Confusing Tech “Jigsaw” Behind Online Courses

It feels like an unsolvable puzzle, doesn’t it? Like completing a jigsaw without knowing if you have the right pieces or even what the picture should be. Yes, I’m talking about the challenge of understanding all the tech that’s required to deliver an online course. Because confusing tech is one of the most common obstacles …

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Why People Aren’t Buying Your Online Course (5 Most Likely Reasons)

It’s frustrating as hell… You pour your knowledge and passion into creating an online course. You’re confident it’s exactly what people need. But when you come to launch it, instead of a flood of sales… you only get a trickle. (Or maybe none at all.) It stings. Worse than that, it’s embarrassing. However, when your …

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How to Create an Unexpectedly Awesome Onboarding Experience

You work hard to get people to buy your course. But how much have you thought about what happens once they do? As a course creator, each new student feels like a big win. And that’s great for you, but for the student, the journey has only just begun. So what are students’ early impressions …

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Create Your Course in Half the Time by Pulling These 3 “Magic Levers”

You’d love to create an online course for your business, but… You’re nervous about how long it’ll take. When you picture that finished course in your mind’s eye, it feels great. But you can’t help thinking about all the hard work you’ll need to get there. And it’s true. I won’t sugarcoat it. Course creation …

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How to Choose the Perfect Name for Your Online Course

I’m going out on a limb here, but I’m just going to say it… Finding the right name for your online course is more important than finding the right name for your child. Think I’m overstating the case? You won’t by the time you’ve finished reading this article. (Gauntlet laid down, let’s begin…) Why You …

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3 Popular Launch Models for Online Courses

If you’re planning to create an online course you might be wondering how you’ll launch it. In fact, you might be quite anxious about promoting your course and signing up your first students. And it’s not surprising, launches can be complex and there’s always some shiny new launch tactic just around the corner. If you …

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4 Unexpected Benefits of Creating a Simple Online Course

Some of the reasons for creating your first online course are obvious. Revenue steals most of the limelight – an online course is an asset you can sell again and again to earn more money for your business. (And often that income is passive, which is a major attraction too.) But money is not the …

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5 Things Most Experts Won’t Tell You about Online Courses

You hear a lot of hype about online courses these days. The big pitch usually goes something like this… “Package your passion as an online course, advertise it on Facebook, and watch the cash roll in.” Except for the vast majority of people it’s not that easy. (And the people making it sound easy usually …

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Online Course vs Membership Program (What’s the Difference?)

Online course or membership program? Either one is a great foundation for creating passive income, but which is best for you? If you’re fuzzy on the differences, don’t worry, because the line is rather blurred. In practice though, they’re very different beasts. If you’re thinking of going down one of these routes, chances are good …

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7 Critical Mistakes First-time Course Creators Commonly Make

Thinking of creating your first online course? Exciting, isn’t it? After all, the rewards can be significant. Not least, the chance to create a revenue stream for your business that isn’t tied to your time. But the truth is that most first courses are total flops, leaving their creators wishing they hadn’t bothered. And the …

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