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Why you should consider creating multi-language e-learning content

E-learning is part of our daily lives. As a result, people all over the world have increasingly become knowledge consumers. In this context, online course creators have to think globally and design le...

Using focus groups to get a competitive edge as a knowledge entrepreneur

As a knowledge entrepreneur, you probably feel as if you've done quite a bit of market research. After all, you have a good idea about what's going on in the industry, read blogs, listen to podcasts, ...

9 Tips for working with freelancers to grow your online course business

Working with freelancers is super common in the online course industry. Nobody’s saying that you can’t do everything on your own, but in reality, even the most successful course creators need help wit...

8 Reasons to always offer certificates of completion for your online courses

Online courses are a solution for people who want to learn something new, dig deeper into a subject they already know, continue their professional development, or earn new qualifications for their car...

Building a great personal brand on LinkedIn as a knowledge entrepreneur

At first glance, LinkedIn is not the most popular social platform on the web, nor does it have such an impressive number of users as those usually in the spotlight. However, if you look closer, there ...

How to grow your e-learning business as a freelancer, entrepreneur or solopreneur

I have dedicated the previous article to explaining what these three job titles mean and the differences between them. Here’s a quick summary: Freelancers: Exchange their time (in which they apply the...

Freelancer, solopreneur, or entrepreneur – What are you?

Whether it’s at a party, on a dating site, or at the dog park, the question “what do you do for a living?” is one of the most popular icebreakers of all time. The answer reveals something of substance...

Top 7 Research tips to know before creating your online course

Once you’ve found your bestselling online course idea and maybe even got around to put it to the test through buyer persona interviews, it’s time to actually roll up your sleeves and get to work. This...

10 Digital tools for e-learning entrepreneurs to collect and analyze customer feedback

Customer needs and demands grow every day. We live in a customer experience era with high expectations regarding products and services, so businesses turn their focus to the voice of the customer. The...

Why you shouldn’t run your e-learning business out of Facebook

Don’t get me wrong, I’ve been a Facebook user for over a decade, and I am not unhappy with it. Nor am I on the team of “social media is evil, and we should all switch off all accounts and move to the ...

11 Books any entrepreneur should read

There are many books out there that promise to show you the successful ways of entrepreneurship, help you transform your life, and make you rich and famous. I haven't read all of them, nor do I have t...

7 Easy ways to get out of the course creator’s research slump

Becoming an expert in any field takes years and years of work and learning. Even so, most subjects are complex, and it’s hard to keep up with new findings or trends. When you’re a course creator, this...

How to use customer testimonials to boost your e-learning business

Customer testimonials and reviews are a part of any successful website. People trust peer recommendations more than ads. With customer decisions taking increasingly longer to make, it’s essential to h...

Using AI to your advantage as a course creator

Not so long ago, e-learning was not a thing. Today, we're in a digital world in almost every step of our daily lives, not only for entertainment purposes or social networking but also for education. A...

How to make your e-learning portfolio stand out

One quick online search will show you there is no shortage of online courses. It appears that whatever you might want to learn, there are at least half a dozen options for you. So, in such a competiti...

What course designers can learn from popular fiction

Whether you are a popular fiction reader or not, I'm sure you're familiar with at least some of them. The Help, The English Patient, Me Before You, Gone Girl, The Da Vinci Code, Game of Thrones were a...

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