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How 10 Instructors Earned $1.6 Million on Udemy in One Year

What if you didn’t even need a blog or audience of your own to bring your courses to the masses and earn a living from them?

What if you could earn six figures teaching to a quarter million users on a single online learning platform?

Well, people are doing just that with Udemy.com.

Corbett had a chance to sit down and interview the VP of Marketing at Udemy, Dinesh Thirupuvanam, in San Francisco to find out how it can be done.

In case you are unfamiliar with Udemy, it is a website that enables anyone to teach and learn online. Launched in 2010, Udemy tries to democratize online education by making it fast, easy and free to create online courses.

And check this: you keep 70% of the revenue from your courses (or 85% if you directly refer the customer to the course).

In this interview find out how Udemy:

  • Gets over 500,000 unique visitors a month
  • Has over 250,000 users in under 3 years
  • Can help you deliver your own course (free or paid)
  • Is redefining learning online

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Head on over to Udemy.com to check out one of the free courses and brainstorm how you could use the site to grow your brand.

How Could You Use a Platform Like Udemy?

How do you think you could use Udemy to help reach a broader audience or monetize your blog?

Let us know in the comments below this post.

Cheers!



The Top 10 Mistakes in Online Business

Every week we talk with entrepreneurs. We talk about what’s working and what isn’t. We talk about successes and failures. We spend time with complete newbies, seasoned veterans, and everything in between.

One topic that comes up over and over again with both groups is mistakes made in starting businesses. Newbies love to learn about mistakes so they can avoid them. Veterans love to talk about what they wish they had known when starting out.

These conversations have been fascinating, so we compiled a list of the 10 mistakes we hear most often into a nifty lil' guide.

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