Create Your First Profitable Online Business
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Create Your First Profitable Online Business

Join this introductory course to learn the 5 types of online businesses you can start and the costly mistakes to avoid!
4.5 (612 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
17,955 students enrolled
Created by KC Tan
Last updated 1/2016
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand what are the common online business models.
  • Learn to avoid the costly mistakes made by other online business owners.
  • Decide which online business model is suitable for you!
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  • You do not require any prior experience or knowledge to take this course. Anyone can start to learn!
  • This course is NOT suitable for you if you already have a profitable online business running for more than 3 years.


"The course is an excellent introductory online course with great website resources -- a much planned out route to a successful online business!!" – Renee Jenkins


Do you want to have a profitable online business running in the near future?

Or have you been spending lots of money attending classes to learn how to setup a profitable business online but something still seems to be missing?

If you answered YES, then this course is exactly what you need!

I have been teaching people how to start online businesses since 2008 and I discovered that most people are starting their online ventures the wrong way!

To this end, I invested 30 days to plan out this comprehensive course to educate and share with you my experiences in running online business all these years.

You will learn the $15,000 painful mistake my business friend made and the various hard truths in online marketing that most Instructors will not tell you upfront.

The key principle in my teaching is LEVERAGE.

You will not find in any part of this course that requires you to spend a lot of time and money on tools and software in order to create a professional website. In fact, you do not even need to have a website to get started!

If you have been running an online business for some time but are still lacking the results, perhaps this is the time for you to re-learn the valuable concepts and principles that I share in this course.

This introductory course contains a total of 8 sections detailing how you can launch different online business models in the comfort of your own home, using just a computer and an Internet connection.

Here are the key lessons that you will take away from this course:

  • What are the different types of online business models?
  • How much money is needed to start a profitable online business?
  • What are 4 most costly mistakes that you must avoid if you want to start an online business?
  • How to start selling physical and virtual products online?
  • How to start selling services online?
  • How to sell other people's products online?
  • How to sell advertisement space online?
  • How to scale your online business upwards?


"I think that you will find this Business Course as an AWESOME OPPORTUNITY! All of the information is very informative and as a guide can also help you to get started on easy marketing strategies that can create a possibility of multiple income streams." – Priscilla Robinson


Important Note Before You Enroll

The primary objective of this course is to help beginners to lay a strong foundation through grasping the key concepts of online businesses. You will also learn the tools and websites that I use to create my profitable online business.

This course is not intended to delve deep into step by step instructions.

If you have been thinking of starting your own online business or have already started but not yet seeing profits online, we welcome you to join over 9,000 students in this course!

Click the 'Start Learning Now' button on top to enroll yourself and start learning :)

Benefits of Joining This Course!

Besides having lifetime access to all the video tutorials in this course, you will be able to ask questions in the course area and I will personally answer them, just like what I do for all my other courses on Udemy.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is suitable for people who are new to online businesses and want to try out something online.
  • Although this is not a step-by-step course, you will learn the fundamentals and tools that you can use to start a profitable online business.
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Curriculum For This Course
30 Lectures
First Things First
6 Lectures 17:34

You will learn what is this course about and how it is structured so as to make your learning easier!

Preview 01:12

In this lecture, you will learn what are the advantages of online business and why many has taken on this journey of ecommerce!

Preview 01:44

You will learn what are the most costly mistakes to avoid when it comes to starting an online business and how you can avoid them!

Preview 02:22

You will learn what are the common online business models that you can consider starting.

Preview 04:57

You will learn how much money is needed to get started if you want to start a business online!

Preview 04:28

Watch this lesson to learn what makes or breaks a business online!

Preview 02:51
Selling Physical Products
3 Lectures 11:06

Watch this lesson first to learn the $15,000 lesson I learnt from my business friend!

Preview 02:46

You will learn how to do a market research before you start an online store to sell your items!

Market Research

You will learn what is the best way to start an online store to sell online. Without learning programming or paying any money to ask someone to create a website for you!

Start Selling!
Selling Virtual Products
5 Lectures 14:22

You will learn what are virtual products and I will show you an example of virtual product sales page!

Introduction & Case Study

You will learn what are the types of virtual products that you can create and start selling!

Types Of Virtual Products

You will learn how to start creating your first virtual product and sell it to the market!

Creating Your First Virtual Product

You will learn how to start selling your first virtual product online without learning how to create a website!

Selling Your First Virtual Product

In this lesson, I will teach you how you can market your virtual products online using my proven techniques!

Marketing Your First Virtual Product!
Selling Services
5 Lectures 11:13

You will learn how are services being sold online and an example you can take a look.

Introduction & Case Study

You will learn what are the types of services that you can sell online in this lesson.

Types Of Services

Here you will learn two popular platform for you to list your services online and leverage the enormous marketplace!

Choosing A Platform

Here you will learn how to start selling your first service online and where shuld you list it with!

Selling Your First Service Online

You will learn how to market your servies online and which are the proven channels that you can leverage!

Marketing Your Services Online
Sell Other People's Products
4 Lectures 09:07

You will learn what is affiliate marketing and how it works in this lesson.

Introduction & Case Study

You will learn what are the most popular affiliate marketing programs that you can sign up today!

Most Popular Affiliate Programs

You will learn what are the proven ways to market affiliate products in this lesson.

Marketing Affiliate Products

Here you will learn how to get started doing affiliate marketing. You will download a free eBook consists of over 40+ pages!

Kick-Start Your Affiliate Marketing Business! (Updated For 2016)
1 page
Selling Advertisement Space
3 Lectures 11:04

You will learn how you can start selling advertisement space in your website.

Introduction & Case Study

You will learn how to generate traffic so that your website have thousands of visitors each month!

Traffic Generation Techniques

You will learn when and where you can start to sell your advertisement space online!

Profit From Advertisement Space
Scaling Your Online Business
2 Lectures 05:50

You will learn how to get from active to passive income by learning from my experiences and how I did it!

From Active To Passive Income

You will learn how to go from single source of income to multiple sources of income in this lesson.

From Single To Multiple Sources Of Income
2 Lectures 01:56

Congrats for finishing the course! Watch this lecture to learn how you can move on from here!

Conclusion - What's Next?

This bonus lecture includes references and links for further and advanced learning. Step by step learning is also included here in the links.

Bonus Lecture
2 pages
About the Instructor
KC Tan
4.5 Average rating
3,404 Reviews
38,409 Students
13 Courses
Online Business Coach, Small Business Owner

In 2008, KC founded his first business, developing professional websites for business owners and helping them to market their websites online through search engines. Today, KC gets to do what he enjoys most, which is training – bringing his years of experiences and expertise to teach business owners and individuals on how to create their own websites and marketing them online.

Over the years, KC found that most people actually do not have much difficulty learning a new tool (say using WordPress to create a website). The real problem was that people often find themselves stuck or see no results because they simply had no idea what to use those newly acquired tools for!

This motivated KC to put even more focus on helping people to bridge this gap. KC believes that everyone has something so valuable in them that other people would want to learn from. The challenge is most people do not have a system to package and sell their knowledge. KC aims to equip everyone with the skill of turning what you know into something that people is willing to pay them for.

KC specializes in the areas of Search Engine Optimization, WordPress and eCommerce. He has extensive training experience and has conducted training courses for organizations including Singapore Compact CSR, Singapore Polytechnic, National University of Singapore Society (NUSS), Civil Service Club, JobsCentral Portal, CareerMinded and Singapore Business Federation (SBF). KC's entrepreneurial journey has also been featured in the book – “Are You Ready To Be The Next Entrepreneur?" – showcasing more than 30 successful stories of aspiring entrepreneurs!