Why online courses are taking over the world

You might have heard about people taking online courses these days. In fact, one of your friends might have enrolled in one or two. The online market is filled with technical gurus and online teachers, who are selling their courses. Some courses are sold at a small price like $10, whereas some courses are sold at a higher price like $1000-$2000. You can also take advantage of this opportunity and launch your course to make some extra bucks today.

Why people prefer online courses these days

It has become quite evident to the people that the knowledge gained through schools and colleges is not enough to help them make a lot of money. Some professions do have an edge over others. However, you will realize that most of the high-paying jobs like web developer, UI/UX developer, or Copywriter, are not even listed in any school or college’s curriculum. This is the reason people are moving toward the online teachers who are teaching these skills.

How you can take advantage of this opportunity

Everyone is good at one or two things. You must also have a skill that you are good at even if it is playing a guitar, or a language. You can create an online course[kursus online, which is the term in Indonesian] about playing guitar or a language that you are expert in like English, French, and Spanish. Once the course is sold, you make money from it. It is really simple.

Platforms to create online course

There are many platforms where you can create your online course. Two of the most used platforms these days are:

  • Udemy – It is a giant marketplace of online courses. It is a great place for a beginner to host their courses as they will get great reach here.
  • Teachable – Teachable is different from Udemy at so many levels. You can charge any amount you want on Teachable which is not possible on Udemy.

So, the best way to start is Udemy and then move to Teachable when you create a community of learners.