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Love Your Work, Episode 54 – 8 Things I Wish I Had Known About Building Online Courses

December 01 2016 – 06:30am

One of the best ways to impact others, while making money, is through building online courses. And, if you’re considering writing a book, developing an online course is a great way to validate your idea, and see if your advice works.

But, building online courses can be totally overwhelming. It seems there’s so much you need to know about developing it, and marketing it. Then, there’s all of the technical nuts and bolts for collecting payment, and delivering the course.

Like many things, your vision of what your online course could be can get in the way of you even starting.

I learned the hard way just how much energy you can waste with things that don’t add value to your course. And, what I learned can be applied to product development at large.


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