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The Importance of Intrigue

This post is for people who have or are considering creating courses on a marketplace like Udemy. You’ve probably heard me talk about the importance of a good title. A good title on Udemy is generally straight to the point on the topic of the course. – Digital Marketing 101 – Youtube Marketing for Beginners – Facebook Advertising Masterclass Those …

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How to Win On Udemy, Or In Any Business

Bold title, I know. But bear with me. To really win (on Udemy or in any business), run like you’re in a marathon, not a sprint. It’s been a while, but people are starting to share their income reports in the Udemy Studio again. It used to be common, then it went away. And now it seems to be back. …

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Dan Ariely’s Course No Longer on Coursera

One of my all time favorite courses is no longer online. Dan Ariely’s Beginner’s Guide to Irrational Behavior really shook me in terms of entertaining online educational videos, and the future of online learning. And it’s gone. I wrote about it here and here. This is somewhat disappointing as I was just telling someone about it. But isn’t it interesting …

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Advanced Excel: Top Excel Tips and Formulas, with Leila Gharani

Excel is one of those skills almost everyone who works in an office is required to have some basic knowledge of. When I worked in an office, people would pass around Excel spreadsheets all the time that contained key data for an upcoming marketing campaign, a schedule breakdown of tasks for a project, or a checklist that got filled in by various …

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New Course: Freelancer: Outsourcing Animated Video, 12+ real case studies, with Anneke Camstra

Have you ever seen those animated videos and wondered how they did it? They’re quite popular now online. They allow you to present your information in an entertaining and fun manner. In this course, Udemy instructor and animator Anneke Camstra shows us how to outsource these videos for between $5 and $50. That’s right! It doesn’t not need to cost hundreds …

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New Course : Super Star Freelancer by Mamdouh Ezz

I have been freelancing as a developer and tech leader here in Toronto for 20 years now. Now with the Internet, it’s easier than ever to hang out your shingle and announce to the world that you are looking for projects to help with. Mamdouh Ezz has a course on Udemy called “Super Star Freelancer : How to Freelance for …

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My Experience Launching a Course on Udemy

Disclaimer: I usually review other people’s courses in this space, but this post contains a link to my own course on Udemy.  Updated Feb 27, 2017 I don’t exactly remember what caused me to decide that I wanted to launch my own course. Perhaps the thought has always been there in the back of my mind, while working on reviewing …

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