Online Course Creation: Complete Course of Blunders to Avoid
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Online Course Creation: Complete Course of Blunders to Avoid

Learn from These Online Course Creation Mistakes, Misjudgments and Errors
4.5 (65 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
15,502 students enrolled
Created by TJ Walker
Last updated 6/2020
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 3 articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Avoid stupid mistakes when creating and designing Udemy courses
  • Avoid costly blunders in producing and marketing Udemy courses
  • A willingness to learn from other people's mistakes

Online Course Creation can be highly rewarding and profitable, if you execute a successful strategy. Or it can be unprofitable and frustrating if you don't respect the medium.

"TJ Walker is a foolish man who has made numerous stupid mistakes. Anyone serious about about being successful in the online course creation business should study want TJ has done and then do the exact opposite!" TJ Walker 

This course is different from most online course creation Udemy courses and is different from most Udemy courses in general. This course is a candid, transparent account of one online course creator's failures over the years to master this medium. 

TJ Walker has many of the top selling communications courses on Udemy, but he also has created scores of the worst selling courses. This course is a chance to shorten your learning curve and bypass the time-consuming and costly mistakes that other online course creators frequently make, but rarely talk about in public, until now.

Please note: this is not the course to take if you are looking for technical advice on what camera or mic to buy.

Note: this should not be the first or only course you purchase on online course creation. This course is meant to complement the online library someone has if they already have a handful or more of courses on online course creation and they want to round out their knowledge-base before advancing their online course creation career.

Final note from the instructor: this course is not in any way an "official Udemy course" created by anyone who works for Udemy as an employee, but I suspect that they wouldn't find much to disagree with inside the course.


Who this course is for:
  • Anyone serious about making successful Udemy courses and who wants to avoid stupid, costly mistakes
Course content
Expand all 20 lectures 01:13:35
+ Finding Your Clear Path to Online Course Creation Success
6 lectures 15:05

FYI, below is something I never used to have in my courses-and it cost me dearly! Now I include this in all of my courses and it really helps generate more reviews. Fell free to copy and adapt for your own courses.


Presentation skills are often called a "soft skill." This is a misnomer. It is very easy to compile hard data on whether your communication efforts are effective or not. Just ask your audience. Any time you finish speaking to an audience, whether it is one person, a group of peers or clients, or even an audience of millions on TV, all you have to do is ask people what they remember. If they remember your key messages, that means you were effective. Don't be afraid to ask.

For example, Udemy and I are always trying to figure out how to make these courses better. Udemy either already has or soon will be asking you to rate this course. I would respectfully ask you to message me directly with any feedback and suggestions you have on how to make this a 5-star course (if it is not already a 5 -star course in your opinion). If you can't think of any needed improvements, please go ahead and leave an honest review.

I assure you that I personally read all feedback and try to make as many improvements as possible to the course. This is also, not coincidentally, the exact same approach I recommend to you as a means of constantly improving all of your presentations, speeches, media interviews and conversations.



P.S. If you feel like giving or updating a review (perhaps after I’ve made some improvements with your help), there are two easy ways to do that. 1) Click on the star rating on the course cards on your My Courses page 2) Click on the star rating on the course dashboard. Thanks again.

Assignment: Testing Your Communication To Make Sure It Works.

I've listen to you tell me that you found it difficult to upload your homework videos to the Udemy Q and A Section. To make it easier for you to get quick feedback from me and your fellow students, I've created a Facebook page just for my Udemy students.

Please note that this page is just for posting homework and questions related to your course. There will be no promotion or selling of any kind by me or any students in this forum. And please note, that you are in no way required to join this page or post your videos to Facebook. You can simply use the Udemy Q and A section here if you prefer.

Exciting New Update to this Course
+ Strategic Mistakes in Online Course Creation If You Want to Be Successful
10 lectures 51:29
The Online Training World Is Its Own Unique, Weird Little World
Nurturing a Great Relationship with Udemy
Wild Goose Chases To Avoid
Avoiding Production Blunders That Could Destroy You
Not Looking and Sounding Like An Idiot
Develop an S.O.P. And Don't Be An SAP
Become a Trusted Adviser to Your Students
Your Courses Will Evolve and Grow, Not Shrink and Die
Strategic Blunders to Run From
Update - You Should Get on the TikTok App Now
+ Online Course Creation Blunders Conclusion
4 lectures 07:01
Time to Give TJ a Piece of Your Mind
Conclusion - Your Clear Path to Success in Online Course Creation
Here Is How You Can Get your Certificate of Completion for this Course
Final Bonus Lecture: Huge Discounts on Other TJ Communications Courses