One of the best ways to make money online if you are a blogger is to offer a course through your blog. You might be thinking…”how do I create a course that is both engaging and interesting?” “How much should I charge for the course?” “When is the best time to launch a paid course?” And so on. But before you think about offering a paid course, why not start your first online course for free?
In today’s podcast episode, we will discuss why it is important that the first online course you put up in your blog should be free of charge. Get to know when is the right time to create an online course, what your free course should look like, and when you should offer a paid course. Learn that growing an audience and building trust play an IMPORTANT role in the success of your first ever online course.
“Be patient, experiment with the free course and you can just take your lumps there. Be strategic and really focus with your course whenever you come out with it. It got to solve one particular problem and going to be really detailed to that one problem. If you do those things, you’re going to be far better than throwing out there paid courses and kind of embarrassing yourself along the way…” – Bobby Hoyt
Welcome to the Laptop Empires podcast hosted by Bobby Hoyt (Millennial Money Man) and Mike Yanda (Red Dirt Marketing Co).
In this twice weekly podcast the former Band Director(Bobby) and Attorney(Mike) share cutting-edge strategies for growing an online businesses. The duo pull on their experiences building blogs, online communities, and courses to grow businesses for themselves and other business owners.
Every episode is packed with content and actionable strategies presented in a laid back, conversational manner. No topic is too big or small for this no-filter show about making money online and having fun doing it.
Whether you’re a full-time entrepreneur, side hustler, or you’re thinking about joining this crazy online business world, you’ll want to join the Laptop Empires crew each Monday and Thursday and learn how to create an online business that lasts.
In this episode, here is what you’ll discover:
- Are you borrowing Ideas?
- Key reasons why you should not put up a course too early
- Why you should start with a free course
- The importance of growing your blog first and building your audience
- Finding the right time to put up a course
- Knowing your audience and figuring out their pain points
- Building trust with your audience
- What your free course should be
- Getting your audience results from your free course
- Our rules when creating content
Items Mentioned In The Show:
- The Facebook Side Hustle Course
- Blow Up Your Blog Course
- The Millennial Money Man Website
- Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon
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