Online Course Creator Academy Blog

From validating your idea and creating your course, to the technology and marketing required to get it out to the market.

COURSE LAUNCH SOFTWARE AND PLATFORMS ON THINKIFIC

Are you confused about the platforms, software, and applications required for your Thinkific site? Let’s simplify the process!

In this video I’ll walk you through the 3rd party platforms, software, and applications you WILL or MAY need alongside your Thinkific LMS.

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COURSE LESSON CONTENT TYPES ON THINKIFIC

An important part of your course planning is knowing what kind of content to include. Content variety can keep your learners engaged and on their toes.

Thinkific offers 11 different course lesson content types. In this video I’ll show you each – from the learners perspective.

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CREATE GORGEOUS, HIGH CONVERTING LANDING PAGES ON THINKIFIC WITH LEADPAGES

Would you love to create gorgeous, high converting sales pages on your Thinkific site but don’t want to have to fiddle around with html? No problem!

In this video tutorial I’ll show you how to embed your landing pages made with Leadpages into your Thinkific course sales pages – the best of both worlds!

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HOW TO CREATE A GOOGLE FORM FOR YOUR ONLINE COURSE

Wouldn’t it be great to embed quizzes, surveys, polls, and student assessments in your online course and data mine the results?

You can – using Google Forms!

In this tutorial, I walk you through how to create a simple quiz, survey, poll, or student assessment using Google Forms (free to use with a Google account) AND how to drop it into your online course on the Thinkific platform.

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7 FACEBOOK MARKETING TIPS FOR ONLINE COURSE CREATORS

With over 2 billion Facebook users it’s likely that your target audience is on Facebook. Whether they’re using it personally or professionally, they’re in Facebook groups, scrolling their news feed, and using Facebook Messenger to chat with their friends or colleagues.

The are many effective tactics for using Facebook to market your courses. Most won’t cost you anything except your time.

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6 SUMMER EMAIL MARKETING IDEAS

Coming up with new material to send to your subscribers can be challenging, and the summer season can be a tough time to connect with your online audience.

Many people take holidays and vacations throughout the summer, and consumers are out playing in the sunshine – not checking their emails as often as in the colder weather. So how do you stay connected to your email subscribers during the summer?

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DRIP + FACEBOOK LEAD ADS – A PERFECT COUPLE

Guest blogger Darcy B., my go-to Facebook ads girl, specializes in helping her clients meet their goals using Facebook ads. She helps her clients drive more traffic for launches, online courses, digital products, and webinars.

I created a Facebook Lead Ad and integrated it with Drip Email Marketing System while eating a piece of pizza.

Typing with one hand, holding my pizza in another. That was how easy it was to integrate the two.

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WHY FACEBOOK LIVE IS A GAME CHANGER FOR ONLINE ENTREPRENEURS

Are you becoming disheartened with your Facebook Page reach declining? Do you want to engage more of your target audience on Facebook? Could you provide more value to your Facebook group members if you were face to face with them? Facebook Live is a native Facebook...

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WHAT YOU NEED TO DO BEFORE YOU START BUILDING YOUR EMAIL LIST

I’m a huge fan of using online courses to scale your business, create relatively passive income, grow your community, and build your authority.

There is a lot of hype about “building your list” – but no one’s talking about the steps you need to take BEFORE you start building your list. In this video I share the very first steps to online course creation.

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DON’T WAIT! START BUILDING YOUR ONLINE COMMUNITY NOW

Content marketing is at an all-time high. People have access to articles, blog posts, videos, and infographics on every topic on the web. While content marketing has a multitude of benefits, you’re going to be a content-producing machine without getting the results you’re looking for unless you have an engaged community consuming that content and helping you grow your online community.

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