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Thinkific Review [2019 Update]: An All-in-One Learning Management System

Post updated by Jessica Glendinning Learning management systems (LMS) have a big job. Not only do they need to house your course work, they should help you market and sell your course as well. Thinkific strives to do just that. After trialing a number of online course platforms, I found Thinkific to be a stout platform that can be just the right fit for many course builders’ needs. Overview of Thinkific Thinkific is an all-in-one …

Online Course Ideas

Revealed: Our Proven Process for Finding Profitable Online Course Ideas in 2019

Here’s a depressing thought: Most people who launch an online course aren’t happy with the outcome. This often happens because the course creator didn’t find the right idea — one they have the expertise to teach that also has a market. Maybe they jumped straight from idea to “batcave,” creating their course without doing any research. Or maybe they made a bunch of assumptions along the way. The good news is… you don’t have to …

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Teachable Review [2019 Update]: A Simple, Easy-to-Use Learning Management System

Post updated by Jessica Glendinning Course creation is tough work. You spend hours pulling all your hard-earned knowledge out of your head and into a course format that you hope will make sense to your students. You don’t want to struggle with learning a new platform in which to place your fabulous course. I’ve spent a little time playing in some learning management systems (or LMS) to give you a better feel for what is …

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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Customer Profile Template: Finding Your ONE Person

Post updated by Lexi Rodrigo How would you like to know EXACTLY what to say in your marketing messaging? To know EXACTLY what sort of blog post to write to generate lots of comments? To know EXACTLY what brand identity you need to have in order to inspire a large group of people and turn them into raving fans? These are exactly the kinds of things you’ll know when you clearly understand your ideal customer …

Inside Our Most Ambitious Program for Entrepreneurs Who Want to Grow Their Business

Quick—what can be as horrifying as going to The Upside Down dimension? As satisfying as annihilating a pack of Demodogs? An adventure with more twists and turns than Stranger Things? Yup, it’s the road to business success. As an entrepreneur, you must take great big leaps into parts unknown, parts unnerving, and parts uncertain. At Mirasee, we certainly didn’t know what to expect when, in October 2016, we piloted the ACES Club, the most ambitious …

The Ultimate List of Digital Product Ideas That Sell

Are you cash strapped? Short on time? Do you know you need a side gig or separate income stream to make ends meet, and carve out a bit of freedom and flexibility in your life? A digital product sure seems like the way to go. You create it once, post it up online, and throngs of people head your way to buy your thing. You’ll finally be able to make money while you sleep. What …

Selling Online Courses: How to Attract Your First—Or Next—5, 50, or 100 Students

Written with inputs from Danny Iny, Mirasee founder and CEO, Lizzie Merritt, Director of Education, Hanna Woodside, coach, and Diane Holmes, Evangelist. You feel lied to, deceived, betrayed. They said it would be easy and fast. But making money from selling online courses has been anything but. Instead, you’re exhausted, discouraged, disillusioned. You’ve poured your heart and soul into creating your course. You’ve done the research and people said they wanted it. But when you …

Online Course Design for the Teacher Who Wants to Make an Impact

This much is clear: when it comes to actual teaching, online courses get a failing grade. For starters, the completion rates are dismal. In MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), only 7%-15% of students complete the courses. Is it because they’re free and people take free stuff for granted? But even in paid online courses at the University of Phoenix, the average graduation rate is not much better at 17%. And if students aren’t even consuming …