Udemy is an online platform wherein everyone is open to upload their courses to provide training and intensive information in the set of courses on their preferred topics. It can be a set of slideshows, video discussions, voice records, and live classes to make the courses more concise and easy to understand. Courses were created to build interest and to enhance knowledge or learn a particular skill for everyone and in which at the end of the course will be issued as a certificate of completion, though it cannot be considered to receive a formal accreditation for continuing education units.
Udemy has considered a legitimate company and a lot of instructors post their courses through Udemy.com since people who get interested in their course topics are being purchased by the students in order to avail the full access to the course.
Creating a Udemy course is not easy nor difficult, all you have to ensure is that you know that you are the most qualified resource person to give the knowledge that you’re about to share in Udemy to make it more credible. The fact that Udemy is an online website for courses, you can absolutely expect to have thousands of competing courses discussing the same topic you wanted to share, therefore you need to how to stand out among the rest.
Here are our tips:
· Do research
If you know a topic you are about to create a post onUdemy, you better spend time first checking the courses which are readily available on Udemy tackling the same subject. You need to know the angle they’re focusing on or the things which you think are missing from their course or any angle which you believe is important that you can start focusing on to discuss.
· Create a drafted outline of your course topics
All courses have to be outlined in a clear and concise manner. We all know that Udemy is a pre-paying course where students have to purchase the course material itself before they can readily open it in specifics. Therefore, creating a compact concise outline can easily help the students to identify how relevant the course will be for them to purchase.
· Specify your goals accordingly
In creating a course topic, you must have a clear goal statement on what can the student gain from taking up your course. What it is expected for them to acquire once they finish the course and how it will help them to improve on in terms of what they have learned from it.
· Set your target audience
In identifying your course topic, it’s also critical to understand that your course will be targeting a specific market only, therefore you should specify the target market you think will benefit from your course topics.
· Have a concise and clear topic title
The title of your course topic is the most critical part that needs to focus on in order to get successful students. The topic should say it all, keywords are as important as the entire course itself as from the keywords the SEO (search engine optimization) will give the most results for the customers and students to find your course. Therefore, you have to ensure that your title is specific and powerful when it comes to the search engine.
· Consider the payment charges
Like in every online course website, people often look for the most budget-friendly but very much informative courses. Out of the thousands of online courses available, the market also varies when it comes to costs, therefore, it’s necessary to give prices accordingly and be realistic. A money-back guarantee for a certain period of time also helps to boost the possibilities of getting bookings and purchases. We all want to have the best out of our expenses, hence, taking the responsibility of creating a course worthy of every penny otherwise a money-back is guaranteed.
Udemy courses can be taken by anyone, anywhere in the world, therefore being a successful course creator on Udemy is a milestone and a good opportunity to share knowledge and earn.
Written By: Maria Nerizza Acero