How To Create A Successful Online Course In 5 Easy Steps

As entrepreneurs we all dream of a passive income… …perhaps from creating an online course or product to share our expertise: to boost authority and impact grow revenue work for us while we sleep… But where do we even start? And how come others seem to manage it so easily? The trick to a successful online course is honestly quite simple…but it’s often missed How do you get the knowledge you have out into the world in a way that makes sense? And more importantly: Make sure it doesn’t flop? Keep reading to learn how…  

How to Sell Courses Alongside Memberships and More! – LifterLMS 1.4.1

Say Hello to LifterLMS 1.4.1 After working with LifterLMS for a while, people often comment on how powerful LifterLMS is as an eCommerce-for-online-courses and membership site tool. LifterLMS gives you a lot of power right out of the box with one time and recurring payments for courses and memberships. You can sell a course by itself. You can sell a course only through a membership that contains it. Courses and memberships can have one-time single pricing and/or recurring pricing. You can even offer a course at a price on it’s own AND through one or multiple membership levels that contain it. In LifterLMS version 1.4.1, you now have even more control over…

A Process Driven Approach To Keep Your Learning Community Engaged Without Burning Out

I’ve been asked about the “machine” we’ve built at LifterLMS to keep engaged with our current and prospective customers. You know the great thing about that question? It’s the word machine. Personally I prefer the word system over machine. It sounds less mechanical and more human to me. You’re in luck that this question about the system we use to keep engagement levels high in our business has been asked, because you’re going to get to leverage years decades of experience condensed down into nuggets of wisdom. You have to to do the work to get going, but I promise you will experience relief in your state of overwhelm or uncertainty…

LifterLMS New Features and Online Course Marketing Ideas

We are surrounded by free samples. They are at the grocery store, in the mailbox, advertisements, and so many places. Free samples are a powerful marketing tool. They allow the prospective customer to inspect and even build an emotional attachment to a product. In the release of LifterLMS version 1.4.0, thanks to some feedback from a customer, we added a frictionless free sample lesson feature. When you mark a lesson as free in either a paid or free course, you are allowing a visitor to access a lesson without having to register or anything. They click the lesson tile that has the free icon on it, and they’re in. We…

Best Tools for Education Entrepreneurs Revealed …

When it comes time to build your online course platform, you need a strong learning management system software like LifterLMS.  Outside of the learning management system, you also need other products, tools, services, and strategies to be an effective education entrepreneur in this digitally connected age. Let me save you months of time searching and condense my recommendations down to a short list. The recommendations here are hard won, and I hope to save you tons of time so you can get on with your highest leverage activity as an education entrepreneur … creating your courses and marketing them. Please enjoy the list, and let me know if you have…

Why LifterLMS a WordPress LMS Plugin Business went to CaboPress

I was winding down after a long day feature planning, handling support, and executing on marketing for our WordPress LMS product, LifterLMS. It all started with a tweet, that led to a blog post, that led to a marketing page. It was for a mastermind event called CaboPress, put on by Chris Lema. I remember standing there looking at the webpage seeing the picture of the beach and the resort. I work standing up, and boy did those poolside chairs overlooking the infinity pool, overlooking the ocean, overlooking the sunset, look appealing. We see that kind of luxury imagery all the time in advertising and media. That’s not what got me….

114 Profitable Niche Online Course Platform Business Ideas for Education Entrepreneurs

Niche Online Education Platforms Having a specific subject matter expertise is not the only way to approach building your online course or LMS (learning management system) platform. If you have more of a publisher’s mindset, you may want to start with a niche that has a solid market size and demand behind it. Perhaps you’re not planning on teaching on your platform at all. Rather you’re building an online school or learning management system for others to teach inside of. The Hedgehog Concept for your Learning Management System Niche Wether you are more of a subject matter expert or online education publisher style entrepreneur, Jim Collins’ classic hedgehog strategy is…

Course Tracks, Course Reviews, and Course Categories, and More | LifterLMS Version 1.3 is Live

Course Tracks Many LifterLMS customers have been asking for an easy way to create online certification programs with their WordPress LMS. Today we released the ability to create course tracks and trigger engagements off of the completion of the group of courses in that track. The certificate engagement triggered off of a completion of a course track allows you to deliver 1 certificate for multiple courses. The same course can be included in multiple tracks too if that’s what you need in your use case. Keep an eye on our podcast, LMScast, where will be releasing a new episode about creating online certification programs. In this video, we give you a tour of…

LifterLMS Reviews | WordPress Learning Management Systems

Are you looking for WordPress LMS plugin or theme review articles? The WordPress community has been writing LifterLMS reviews. Check out what these sites had to say in their LifterLMS reviews. Some of these reviews include videos and detailed screenshots and critique. If you would like to leave your own LifterLMS review, please do so in the comments or send us a link to your blog post. There is always a learning curve you must pass. Don’t worry. You learn LifterLMS quickly. Once you get started, it is addictive and you want to create every online course imaginable… Read more The only potential negative about offering a course online is…

How to Build an Online Course in 3 Minutes with LifterLMS

Introducing the New LifterLMS Course Builder Why was the Improved Course Builder the Most Recent Feature? We decided to develop the new course builder interface because that’s what our existing customers were most asking for. They wanted to make the process of building a course even easier and more intuitive. They wanted to more easily see and adjust their courses and all their elements on one master course page. They wanted to be able to quickly create lessons and add them to courses on the fly. At LifterLMS we value what our customers and prospective customers are asking for. As we detect trends in requests received in the forums or by…