7 Key Reasons Online Course Creators Fail at Selling

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You’ve probably heard that the market for online courses is booming. That the global market for e-learning is projected to grow to more than US $240 billion by 2023, And, it seems like with a market that big, it would be relatively easy to build a thriving online course business.

The truth, of course, is that the online course business is like most other businesses. Most start-ups fail – and that includes most online course creators aiming to sell their courses.

In my experience, there are 7 key reasons that aspiring online course sellers fail: [Read more…]

Two Thinkific Changes Worth Noticing (Even If You Don’t Use Thinkific)

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I don’t often write posts that highlight a specific platform vendor, but I think it is worth noting a couple of changes that Thinkific has made to its platform recently.

One addresses an issue I get asked about all the time by readers. Another supports what I think is probably the biggest revenue opportunity for many course sellers.

Both changes speak to where I think platforms – and businesses – are headed in the edupreneur market. [Read more…]