Side Hustle Spark 195: Online Course Tips (startupnation.com)

Slacker that I am, I hadn’t checked back with StartupNation in a long while. As expected, I’d missed plenty.

The info in Dylan Ogline’s post may be old hat to some of you, but I’m thinking there are still folks out there who could use a few basic guidelines, along with this link to 7 Steps to Validate Your Idea for a Profitable Online Course .

A few more highlights from this post:

  • “…it’s a heck of a lot easier to create—and sell—a course on that topic than it is if you’re throwing a course together just because you can.”
  • “…you’re going to be up against powerhouse course creators and learning platforms like Skillshare, LinkedIn Learning and more…make sure you’re creating a tangible, results-driven course.”
  • “you need to be willing to try and fail as fast as humanly possible…That means you need to sell your course idea before you’ve even built it…Create a sales page that demonstrates a clear value and start putting it out there…”