We like to think we're pretty good at creating online courses.
But where would the fun be in not sharing that knowledge with you?!
We've published quite a few articles in the past with information about creating online courses. From idea conception, to picking titles, right up to getting an audience for your course. Here's a quick round-up of our best pieces:
Unfortunately, picking a course topic is not as easy as creating your course, publishing it, and sitting back to refresh PayPal as the transactions roll in. You have to first make sure that what you're producing is something that people are interested in. In this blog post we put together a five-step process for assessing whether or not your topic will sell. The steps are:
- Check Out the Competition
- Ask Your Customers
- Give Them a Choice
- Test Content Interest
Check out the rest of the post here.
So you've got your topic, and you might even have your course ready to publish… but you haven't completed what many find the most challenging part of the process – giving it a title. There are several guidelines to consider when you're naming your course:
- Keywords & Phrases
- Key Benefit
- Short & Memorable
- Rolls of the Tongue
- Be Specific
Get tons of tips on title writing, along with some formulas and examples here.
There are LOTS of different ways you can get your course out there for your audience to start learning. Some platforms can get a little complicated, and might end up being a little pricey. As WordPress is such a well-known and inexpensive platform to use, it's right up there on our list of course publishing options. Take a look at this blog post on an easy way to use it here.
Our final round-up piece here is for the Checklist for Creating Your Online Course Profit Funnel. We've packed a lot of our course-building expertise into an easy to follow checklist, so you can just mark off the essential bits as you go along. The 8 points covered are:
1. Decide on Delivery Platform
2. Outline Your Course
3. Create Your Course Materials
4. Prepare Materials for Publishing
5. Publish Your Content
6. Set Up Your Sales Funnel
7. Drive Traffic to Your Funnel
8. Deliver Your Course & Get Feedback
Take a look at the post and download the free checklist here.
So now you've got the background info to put together an excellent online course… but what's next?
We've put together an infographic of the basic steps involved in getting your online course designed, developed, and ready to deliver:
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You can even use the materials to guide you when you create your own Online Course :).