About Darla Fields

Darla is a freelance content creator with a passion for helping entrepreneurs and small business owners get their message out and impact the world. When she’s not writing, reading, or learning, she’s hiking, gardening, or delving into the world of children’s books and self-publishing. Connect with Darla via LinkedIn.

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Zippy Courses Plug-in Review: Delivering Power and Ease

I have a confession to make… I think I’m in love. I’ve tested a few learning management systems (LMS) including all-in-one platforms and one other WordPress LMS plugin. There have been great things and not-so-great things about each. I expected that. But then I tested the Zippy Courses Plug-in. Zippy Courses promises you can “create and sell courses without tech headaches.” Does it deliver on this promise? After creating a test course, I can sum …

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LifterLMS Review: A Robust Course-Building WordPress Plugin

Let me summarize LifterLMS in eight words… “LifterLMS is not for the faint of heart.” LifterLMS says it’s “a powerful WordPress LMS plugin that makes it easy to create, sell, and protect engaging online courses.” As you’ll see, LifterLMS is powerful. But if you’re not comfortable with WordPress and using plug-ins, then “easy to create and sell” is in the eyes of the beholder. Now, before I scare you off, let me give you some …

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Thinkific Review: An All-in-One Learning Management System

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 learning management system that promises …

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Teachable Review: A Simple, Easy-to-Use Learning Management System

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 out there and help you …

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How to Sell Your Online Course Even If You Don’t Have an Audience

You’ve got this great idea for an online course, but then that little voice in your head pops up and points out: “I don’t know anyone. How can I get people in my course?” Or maybe you’ve already developed your course, and once again that little voice pops up: “I only have 100 people on my email list.” Possibly you’ve been teaching on your topic in person for a while, so you feel you’ve burned …