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You May Have Great Video Lesson Content and Lesson Summaries, But What Do your Students Do Next? When Ben and I began creating our first online course in 2011, we wanted a way to ensure that our students not only retained the information presented within a lesson, but we wanted to also ensure that they…

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Engage your students with email automation

One of the most important aspects of delivering an online course is communicating with your students. However, unless you have a lot of free time, or perhaps a virtual assistant or some sort of automation, this could be a daunting, time consuming task. Communication with your students keeps them engaged in the course, moving through…

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Creating Sales Copy for Online Courses

How to Create Engaging Sales Copy for Your Online Course

You can create great, helpful online course content, but if you can’t sell it you’ve wasted your time and hard work. Here are a few tips for getting your value proposition across to prospective customers. When we created our first online course in 2010, we were about as nervous and anxious as an entrepreneur can…

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Best CoursePress Pro Alternative WordPress L.M.S. Plugin

As you know, sometimes, good things do come to a close. In recent news, WPMU DEV announced they are sunsetting many of their premium plugins, but one in particular is CoursePress Pro. CoursePress Pro is a learning management system that was launched back in 2014 a couple years after WP Courseware was launched. Since WP…

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How to Increase Online Course Completion

3 Tips for Higher Course Completion Rates

Over the last six years, we’ve worked with course creators in almost any industry or niche you can think of. And one of the most common issues they run across is how to get their students to follow through and actually complete a course they’ve created. If you’re an online course creator, in this article…

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WP Courseware 4.6 Introduces Bundles, Installment Payments, and Much, Much More!

Well, where do we start? We crammed so much into the release of WP Courseware 4.6 that it’s almost hard to list it all! If you’re interested, you can check out the release notes within the plugin. But, we wanted to share a few highlights. We’ve always been feature-driven by customer feedback, so this release…

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4 Questions to Ask Before Launching Your Online Course

4 Questions to Ask Before Launching Your Online Course

We’ve always said here on our blog that everyone is an expert in something. And that something is what leads to the idea for an online course. But an idea doesn’t sell. A marketable product does. That being said, there are, of course, ways to ensure the viability of a marketable product ahead of investing…

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Using MemberPress to Sell Your WP Courseware Courses

MemberPress and WP Courseware Offer a Powerful Combination for Creating and Selling Your Online Courses with WordPress One of my favorite membership plugins out there right now is MemberPress. Why? Well, primarily because of how much fun its creator, Blair Williams, is to hang out with at conferences! Ok, even though Blair is an all-around…

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3 Ways to Use Amazon S3 Cloud Storage Within Your Online Business

We’ve long been proponents of using Amazon Web Services’ S3 cloud storage platform for hosting video. It’s inexpensive, has the resources to store and deliver as much video as you can create, and it delivers it to your end user with a fast playback experience (especially if you combine it with Amazon’s CloudFront content delivery…

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