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9 Lessons From an Accidental Course Launch

Before I started working at Firepole Marketing, I was an ABM student. And like a good little student, I paid attention to just about everything Danny put out – including Course Builders Laboratory. I was very interested in taking the course, but it just wasn’t in the cards for me at the time. However, Danny gave out some amazing free content within the launch, and I gobbled it up. I was particularly interested in the …

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You Want to Create a Course, So Why Don’t You?

You’ve heard the hype. Everyone’s saying it, and you know it’s true: creating a course is one of the best ways to make money online. Just imagine what it would be like to have a product that gives your clients the same results you provide in person. You could help so many more people. Your impact and reach could be so much greater.

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Tales of a Course Building Nothing

Editor’s note: Today we’re doing something a little different on the blog. Student Advisor, Christy Campbell, has agreed to give us a peek into her personal experience with launching an online course, the good, the bad, and the ugly. And we caught it all on video! You’re welcome to watch the video which you’ll find after Christy’s introduction, or if you’d rather read, she’s written a great synopsis underneath. Or maybe you’d like enjoy both.

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The Teach and Grow Rich Opportunity with Danny Iny

Danny Iny is the founder of Firepole Marketing, bestselling author of several books including his latest, Teach and Grow Rich. Danny has seen incredible success in his online courses, and he doesn’t just attribute that success with great content. It has just as much to do with the environment of education he nurtures with his students. Today, Danny talks about the future of online courses, and the big ‘Information vs. Education’ divide he sees coming that …

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Jeff Goins on the Portfolio Life

Ever wonder what Jeff Goins and Leonardo da Vinci have in common? Jeff calls it the Portfolio Life, and it’s nothing so simple as where you invest your money. Instead, it’s where you invest your money, your time, and your life. Today Jeff and Danny talk about how the shift in the business world has freed us from the jobs of ‘robots,’ what that means for you and your future, and how to be your …

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Create Your Online Course Content: Phase 3

In my previous article on creating an online course (Phase 2), you learned about building the conceptual design and learning path for your course. Your design ideas inform you about the: level of prior knowledge your students should have content you should create

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The State of Online Courses [INFOGRAPHIC]

On Thursday, we shared with everyone the results of our online course creation survey, The State of Online Course Creation [Industry Survey of 1,128 Entrepreneurs]. If you haven’t had a chance to check it out, yet, here’s a link to it so you can get all the juicy details. However, for all you “All we want are the facts, ma’am” Joe Fridays out there (Dragnet anyone?), we had this snazzy infographic made up just for …

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Buck Rizvi Reimagines the Health Supplement Industry

In the health supplement industry, you probably aren’t looking for shining examples of ethical online marketing. From cheap, ineffective ingredients to highly questionable messaging practices, it can be the worst of the worst. Except for Buck Rizvi. Buck has what he calls the ‘grandmother test.’ If he wouldn’t give one of his supplements to his mother or grandmother, or would market to them in a certain way, then his company, RealDose Nutrition, isn’t allowed to …

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