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Teachery Review: Simple, No Frills, and Wallet Friendly

With all the LMS platforms to choose from, Teachery is gaining a foothold in the ever-increasing course-building industry. And if you’re into simplicity and a more basic production, and might need a little prodding to get things done, you’ll want to listen up. Teachery helps spur you into action, and newer course builders will love how easy it is to use. Teachery is a great option for those who don’t need a ton of bells …

WP Courseware Review: Is It the Easiest WordPress Plugin for Creating Your Online Course?

I dreaded testing another WordPress plugin for course creation. My previous experience with a WordPress LMS plugin resulted in me locking myself out of the backend dashboard of my website when I created—and subsequently deleted—a course login feature for students! The panic of that experience was still fresh, and I wasn’t keen on breaking anything else on my site. Needless to say, I reviewed the WP Courseware plugin with serious trepidation. I’m neither a WordPress …

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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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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 …

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Is Ruzuku Really Ridiculously Easy Online Course Creation?

Confession : When I signed up for the Ruzuku 30-Day Course Creation Challenge in April, 2015, I failed. Ruzuku’s tagline is “Ridiculously Easy Online Course Creation.” So, how could I fail? It wasn’t because I couldn’t finish in time or because I couldn’t figure out how to use the platform to create my online course. It was because I didn’t even try. I was still dreaming about what I wanted my business to be, and …

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Use Only Great Course Images: Follow These Do’s and Don’ts

Higher education has hardly evolved in the past few years. There are still giant auditoriums where professors listen to themselves speak for 3 hours. There are still instructors who read from the book and quietly mumble “Any questions?” before quickly moving on. There are still educators who blame the student if they’re failing.   It sucks for students. It sucks for the professors. It sucks for everybody. And the worst part is: this mediocrity is …

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Take A Peek Inside The Course Builder’s Laboratory!

We just reopened the doors to our flagship program, the Course Builder’s Laboratory! This version has been updated, revised, and improved. It’s better than ever! Wanna see inside? Here’s an overview of the entire course: You can take a sneak peek at the syllabus here. Also, thousands of students have taken the Course Builder’s Laboratory since we first offered it several years ago. Meet some of our students on this page. Do you have any …

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The Teach and Grow Rich Opportunity

The State of Online Courses 2017 We surveyed 830 online entrepreneurs about their interest and experience in building online courses. This report summarizes our findings: The Truth About What It Takes to Build a Successful Online Business If you’ve been struggling to build a successful online business—despite following the blueprints of various gurus, then this might explain why: The Teach and Grow Rich Opportunity: In a Nutshell What is the “Teach and Grow Rich” opportunity? …

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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 …