About Matthew Turner

Matthew Turner helps millennial entrepreneurs align their business + mindset so they leave a lasting impact on this world. He’s also a writer, ghostwriter and author with an obsession for good coffee (his current book is Beyond The Pale: a business fable about escaping the hustle and living a “full” life).

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The 10 Best Online Course Creators for 2020

If you’re looking to launch a new online course, you may have recently run into a problem… On the one hand, you’ve heard it’s a soon-to-be $325 billion industry. Yet, on the other hand, you’re starting to realize how overwhelming everything is. Creating your course is only part of the process. If you’re like most of the people we work with, you have a clear idea of what you want to put into your course. …

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Online Course Certificates: Do You Need One for Your Online Course?

Should you offer your students an online course certificate when they complete your course? We get asked this question a lot. Some course creators do provide a certificate to their students on completion. Some of these are accredited, whereas others are not. It brings into question whether an online course certificate is important, or if it’s simply a waste of your time and money. There’s no simple answer. As it stands, you don’t need to …

Podcast Marketing: The Ultimate Guide for Online Course Creators

As a course creator, you’re always on the lookout for new ways to reach new people.  In fact, you may find that creating your course is the easy part. That working with your students and providing value is easy, too. What’s hard is finding the time to build your audience so your course finds the success it deserves. Feel familiar? I imagine so because this is something we talk about with most of our clients …

The Ultimate Skillshare Review for 2020

If you’re a creative type, we may have the perfect online course platform for you! It’s not only perfect for students in creative industries, but also teachers, coaches, and course creators that wish to bring their art form to life. But before we get to this platform, why should YOU care? Do YOU really want to become an online course creator? Do you have the time? The experience? The necessary skills? Maybe you do. Maybe …

Should You Hire an Online Course Coach?

Does a coach need a coach? A common myth we see around here is that good coaches and teachers don’t need a coach or teacher of their own. After all, if you’re a successful course creator, wouldn’t hiring a coach prove to your students that you’re not as good as you say you are? Why hire you? Why not hire the person you’re hiring? Well, for starters, no person is perfect. No matter how talented …

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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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Udemy vs. Udacity: Which is Best for Course Creators?

One thing you can’t buy is… experience! You develop experience over the years as you build businesses, launch new products, fail, succeed, hire and build a team, lead it, master your skill set, and work with one new client after another. It’s hard to know what sort of experience you’ll develop over the next ten years, but one thing is for certain… it’s valuable. Not only for yourself but for others, too. It’s why we’re …

How to create a membership site with WordPress

How to Create a Membership Site with WordPress

So, you’re thinking about building a Membership Site with WordPress. But should you? Is WordPress really the best option? Should you use a cloud-based platform like Kajabi, ClickFunnels, or Wild Apricot instead? Should YOU be building a Membership Site in the first place? This is the first big question you must answer. Not everyone needs a membership site, and most people aren’t ready to make the leap. We talk about this in detail in our …

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How to Create an Online Course with WordPress

Should you create an online course with WordPress or use a third-party course builder like Thinkific, Ruzuku, or Teachable? We hear this question a lot. When we work with our students and clients, they’re usually sold on the idea of creating an online course. They’re aware of the benefits and how it’s one of the best ways to build a new income stream. They’ve heard how it will soon become part of a $325 billion …

How To Create a Brand Identity: The Ultimate Guide for Course Creators

How important is a logo for online course creators? On its own, not important. A logo won’t help you sell more courses or build greater authority. However, when you combine your logo with the rest of your Brand Identity… it can redefine your success. This is true for all businesses, not just course creators. But it’s especially relevant for course creators because of the landscape we’re about to enter. Let me explain… It’s estimated the …