Understanding the Role of Motivation in Online Learning

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In online education, motivation is the cornerstone of successful learning experiences. It’s the driving force that propels students through their virtual classrooms, guiding them toward their educational goals. Understanding the pivotal role of motivation is vital for educators and course creators as they navigate the complex landscape of online learning. A Personal Story Let me […]

40 Lucrative Online Course Ideas for Aspiring Course Creators

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Are you passionate about sharing your knowledge and expertise with the world? Creating an online course is an excellent way to do just that, and with the growing demand for online education, there’s no better time to get started. We’ve got you covered if you’re struggling to find the perfect topic for your online course. […]

Creating The Audience Persona for Your Online Course

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As an online course creator, understanding your audience is one of the most critical steps in your journey to success. To effectively reach and engage your target audience, you need to create a detailed Persona. This Persona is a fictional representation of your ideal student, and it helps you tailor your courses, marketing strategies, and […]

A Step-by-Step Guide to Launching Your Online Course

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Launching an online course can be rewarding, offering your expertise to a global audience. However, the journey from concept to launch involves several crucial steps. In this post, I’ll break down the actions and activities an online course creator must undertake before launching.  One caveat is that your action list may differ because you choose […]

The Crucial Role of Instructional Design in Creating Effective Online Courses

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In the digital age, online education has emerged as a powerful phenomenon, breaking down geographical barriers and providing learners with unprecedented access to knowledge. However, the success of an online course doesn’t solely hinge on the content it delivers; rather, it relies heavily on the principles of instructional design.  Or, as I like to tell […]

Finding Your Online Course Goldmine: 8 Steps to Selecting the Perfect Topic

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Choosing the right online course topic is the crucial first step toward creating a successful and engaging learning experience. This post will walk you through the process of selecting an online course topic that aligns with your expertise and resonates with your target audience. Step 1: Self-Reflection and Expertise Assessment Start by taking a deep […]

Beating Overwhelm to Create Your Online Course

In the digital age, the online learning landscape has witnessed explosive growth, presenting a golden opportunity for aspiring educators and professionals to share their expertise through online courses.  However, in my day-to-day practice, online course creators tell me that with the excitement of embarking on this journey comes the challenge of dealing with overwhelm and […]

Will ChatGPT Make Online Course Creators Redundant?

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Some time ago, a friend of mine expressed her worry about ChatGPT and how it would impact their copywriting business. I told her that I wouldn´t worry about it for a number of reasons. No one knows their clients as they do. Every client is different and needs a different approach, and probably has a […]

Are You Cut Out to be an Online Course Creator?

I was a self-employed change manager & consultant for 13 years and an agency owner for the last 13. I’ve had just as many ups as I’ve had downs, but there’s one thing I’ve never done. QUIT. I mention this because after focusing on Knowledge Commerce for the last 4 years and meeting so many […]