How to promote your online course

How to Promote Your Online Course: 10 Best Practices for Course Creators

Creating an online course is a lot like writing a book… writing it is the easy part! Promoting and selling it is the hard bit. Yet it’s also the most important. The same applies to your online course. Sure, building the best course you can matters. It needs to be GREAT! It needs to be relevant and to solve a problem. Yet none of this matters if nobody finds it or buys it. So although …

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WishList Member Review: Your Best Membership Site Solution?

One of the next steps after creating and launching an online course is to build a private community for your students. Many course creators try to initially do this with a Facebook Group or Slack Channel. This is fine, and in the beginning, maybe this gives you and your students what you need. But after a while, it becomes clear that it isn’t enough. For your students, they don’t get the support and engagement they …

Teachable vs. Udemy: Which One is Best for Your Online Course?

So…you want to create an online course! You hear it’s set to become a $132 billion industry by 2023. AND you also hear it’s one of the best ways to generate passive income. You’ve heard right. Both of these are correct. Here at Mirasee, we’ve witnessed firsthand the rise of online courses. We’ve built new income streams for our own brand and helped countless others to do the same. Maybe the time has come for you …

The 12 Best Customer Engagement Ideas For Scaling Your Business

“Across a wide range of industries, a 5 percent improvement in customer retention rates will yield a 25 to 100 percent increase in profits.” Joey Coleman writes this in his book, ‘Never Lose a Customer Again’. As a business owner or marketer, you likely spend a lot of time thinking about Lead Generation. It’s a topic we’ve written a lot about here at Mirasee (this article, for example, or this one). Yet what about the …

Skillshare vs. Udemy: Which One Is Best For Your Business?

It’s the Holy Grail of the business world… Passive Income! To have one or more income streams that automatically create revenue each month, without much input from you and your team…it’s often the difference between a business scaling to new levels and one that stays where it is. Maybe you see other entrepreneurs talk about their passive income streams. Do you wonder why they’re able to do it? And why you can’t seem to figure …

Copywriting for Websites: The Ultimate Guide To Writing Compelling Website Copy

There are many ways to attract new leads in today’s fast-paced world: social media, online ads, content marketing, influencer marketing, podcasts, a YouTube channel…but there’s one thing they all have in common. They drive traffic back to your website. This is your home. This is where you sell your products. Whether it’s a large website or a small one, your website HAS to: Capture your audience’s attention… Begin to build their trust immediately… Share your …

The 16 Best Online Course Hosting Options for 2020

So, you want to create a new online course and launch it to the world, do you? Or maybe, like many other business owners, you’ve already created one.  Yet you’re not sure what to do with it. It’s just sitting there, gathering dust.  It’s a great course, but you just haven’t had the time to promote it! We come across this a lot here at Mirasee… Course creators unsure of what to do next. Or …

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The 14 Best WordPress LMS Plugins for Online Courses

Post updated by  Jessica Glendinning So you’re planning to create an online course. That’s awesome! Quick question: Are you going to use a WordPress LMS (Learning Management System) plugin for that? Which one? You might want to try a WordPress LMS plugin if you want to keep your online course completely under your own control, by hosting it on your website and not on a big multi-course marketplace or a third party hosted LMS service. …

How to Choose the Best Online Course Platform: 5 Steps to Find the Ideal Tool

Choosing an online learning platform is like online dating. All the prospects say they’re the best. They only show their best angles. And checking out their online profiles doesn’t guarantee a good match. It could take you months, even years, to find The Right One. And making the wrong choice has dire consequences. Pick the wrong learning management system or LMS for your online course, and not only do you end up wasting time and …

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LearnDash Review: Does It Deliver the Best in Online Course Creation?

You know that saying, “I know just enough to be dangerous?” That describes my familiarity with WordPress. I’ve had a serviceable WordPress website for half a dozen years. I built and periodically tweaked it on my own, but it’s neither fancy nor custom. I know practically nothing about HTML, CSS, or PHP. So I knew testing LearnDash, a WordPress plugin for building courses, would be a bit of a stretch. I knew I might break a …