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

Choosing a course topic

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 […]

30 Online Course Topics to Inspire You

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For many experts, it can be quite difficult to come up with a topic they could create an online course on. Simply because they think that because they know how to do certain stuff, everyone else does as well. But that is not true and I come across it all the time. Just the other […]