15 Platforms to Publish and Sell Online Courses (and Counting)

Looking to sell online courses, but confused by all of the platform choices? In this post I draw on my two decades of eLearning industry experience to highlight some of the top online course platforms and help you narrow your list. While you are here, be sure to grab the free platform selection guide to help you make the right choice faster and smarter. And, if you are ready to create online courses and other online education content, be sure to check out the free Learning Revolutionary's Toolbox!

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To sell online courses, it used to be that you had to master an authoring tool, license a learning management system (LMS) – or come up with a workaround – figure out hosting and e-commerce, and then somehow deal with end user support. These days, you can get across the finish line with little more than the digital video camera in your phone, an Internet connection, and one of the platforms listed here.

Here’s a concise look at some of the best of what’s out there for helping you create, market, and sell online courses on the Web. [Read more…]

How to Create an Online Course to Sell

There is a lot information out there about how to market online courses and about the various online course creation tools and online course platforms that are available. I hear quite often from readers, though, that it is much harder to find high quality  information on how to create an online course.

In other words, how do you take your ideas and actually turn them into a course experience?

I’ve heard about this need enough from readers – and seen so much fluff advice out there –  that I decided it was past time I wrote a comprehensive post on the topic. So, that’s just what this is: a comprehensive post on how to create an online course. [Read more…]

The Logical Secret Behind $100K Courses

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One of the online course platform vendors (Thinkific) recently released a report on how to make your first $100K from online courses.

It got me thinking. [Read more…]

15 Ways to Grow Your Course Business Today

hand drawing graph chart with upward line - grow course businessWant to take your learning business to new levels? Here are 15 ideas you can take action on today. [Read more…]

5 Steps To Succeed As An Online Course Entrepreneur

If you have expertise in any topic or skill, one of the most exciting opportunities open to you these days is the opportunity to launch and grow an online course business.

The global market for e-learning is projected to grow to more than US $240 billion by 2023, and solo entrepreneurs and small training businesses are claiming a significant chunk of that market.  If you have ever been tempted to try your luck as a course entrepreneur, now is definitely the time.

In this post, I take a look at the process for creating a successful course business and provide tips to help you position yourself for success. [Read more…]

The “Triple Your Price” Exercise

If you want one simple action to improve your course business over night, it’s this: raise your prices.

To understand why this is true, I’d like you to go through the mental exercise of tripling the price of one of your main (or perhaps your only) course. If you don’t have a course yet, simply triple whatever you are currently planning to charge for your course. [Read more…]