Online Course Crash Course: Win at Teaching Online Courses
4.4 (658 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.
19,552 students enrolled

Online Course Crash Course: Win at Teaching Online Courses

Start teaching Udemy and self-hosted courses, with the latest techniques of a bestselling instructor. Udmy-unofficial
4.4 (658 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.
19,552 students enrolled
Last updated 5/2016
English
English [Auto-generated]
Price: Free
This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 2 articles
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What you'll learn
  • Choose an online course topic
  • Choose equipment that will record professional videos

  • Write a course title and description that sells

  • Price their course so it sells on Udemy and elsewhere
  • Write promotional announcements that work
  • Promote their courses with YouTube videos
  • Increase student interaction
  • Self-host their courses on their own
Requirements
  • Students should understand that this is a free mini-course that covers only a handful of key topics related to teaching online courses. This isn't a complete training program that will teach you everything about teaching online courses.
Description

This course is not sponsored or affiliated with Udemy, Inc.

Want to make thousands teaching online courses?

Interested in teaching courses on Udemy, Skillshare, or any other online course platform?

Want to teach courses on a self-hosted Teachable (formerly UseFedora), Zippy Courses, or Patience site?

Bestselling Udemy instructor Phil Ebiner gives you his best advice for teaching online courses in 2016.

This mini-course will teach you:

  • How to choose your first online course topic
  • Should you create a flagship or niche course?
  • The equipment that I use for creating courses
  • How to choose a course title that will sell more
  • How to price your courses on Udemy and elsewhere
  • How to write promotional announcements that sell
  • How to increase interaction in your courses
  • How to make more money by self-hosting your course

Please enjoy this course. I hope you truly enjoy it!

Cheers,
Phil

Who this course is for:
  • New online instructors without any experience
  • Online instructors looking for the latest tips and advice
  • Experts wanting to make money with their knowledge
  • Freelancers wanting to earn extra money on the side
Course content
Expand all 14 lectures 01:17:54
+ Getting Started
1 lecture 06:27

Welcome to this course! In this video, learn more about me and my journey as an online instructor.

Introduction
06:27
+ Hot Topics for Teaching Online Courses
10 lectures 56:09
In this video, I give you strategies for choosing your first topics. It's more than just about the money you'll make.
How to Choose Your First Topic
04:37

Here's a quick message from Phil about leaving a review for this course.

Is This a 5-Star Course?
02:14

In this video, I talk about two different strategies to creating courses - creating a flagship masterclass complete course... or a more specific niche course. Which is better? Find out inside.

Should You Create a Flagship or Niche Course?
05:27

In this video, you'll learn the equipment I use for three different video setups - a professional talking head setup, a quick and easy talking head setup, and a voice over/screencast setup.

Equipment I Use to Create Online Courses
06:11
In this video, you'll learn how to write a title and description that will entice students to purchase your course.
How to Choose a Course Title That Sells
04:19
In this video, you'll learn how to properly price your course to make sales on Udemy (and off of Udemy).
How to Price Your Courses to Sell More
08:22
In this video, you'll learn how to write promotional announcements that actually sell courses.
How to Write Promotional Announcements That Sell
07:38

In this video, you'll learn how to promote your online courses through YouTube - and how to make sales this way.

How to Promote Courses on YouTube
06:29

In this video, you'll learn the ways I've been using to increase student interaction in my courses.

How to Increase Student Interaction (and why this is a good idea)
04:39
In this video, you'll learn how to increase you earnings with self-hosting. Use a tool like Teachable or Zippy Courses to create your own online school and make bigger sales.
How to Self-Host an Online Course
06:13
+ Thank you and Bonus Lecture
3 lectures 01:38
Here's a detailed 30-day blueprint for how I had my most successful Udemy course launch.
Phil Ebiner's Udemy Course Launch Blueprint
14 pages

This lecture contains some amazing discounts to other courses that you might be interested in to further your knowledge.

Bonus Lecture: What's Next for You?
01:32

If you’ve listened to any podcast, taken a course, or read any blog about building an online business, you probably know by now that having an email list of your own is important. Some would say that is the most important thing to focus on when you start a website. As you poke around my site, you’ll notice how I try to get people onto my own list. This is something I’ve been doing for a while now, and have seen my list grow past 5,000 subscribers.

Email Marketing for Online Course Creators
00:06