In this episode of The Teacher Biz Podcast, Heather shares her experience of creating her very first digital course, Kindergarten Ready Roadmap, and the mistakes she made along the way.
It’s no surprise that creating a digital course can be a learning experience filled with mistakes and valuable lessons.
Heather realized the importance of streamlining content, acquiring video editing skills, and pricing her courses appropriately. She explains that having a clear path to follow is key, as well as learning from experts that can provide the guidance and knowledge needed.
Tune in now to learn from these three mistakes so that your course creation experience goes more smoothly!
- (08:20) Including too much content
- (10:05) Not knowing how to edit videos, and using face-to-camera format
- (13:45) Teacher Biz Basics
- (16:30) Not pricing the course accordingly
- (18:50) Benefits of having a clear path to follow
- (19:40) Bonuses for joining Amy Porterfield’s Course Confident Bootcamp
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Breaking Down Course Creation Mistakes: Lessons Learned from My First Attempt
In the latest episode of the Teacher Biz Podcast, host Heather O’Donnell shares her personal experience in creating her first digital course. Heather discusses the mistakes she made along the way and aims to help aspiring educators avoid those pitfalls.
Embracing the Power of Digital Courses
Heather introduces her first online course, the Kindergarten Ready Roadmap, which assists preschool moms in preparing their children for kindergarten. She acknowledges the value and success of the course, but also recognizes the room for improvement in its creation.
Heather attributes the mistakes to her lack of a clear course creation framework at the time. However, she highlights her subsequent enrollment in Amy Porterfield’s Digital Course Academy, which equipped her with a step-by-step process for creating courses effectively.
The Top Three Mistakes
Heather reveals her three major mistakes in creating her first online course:
#1 Lack of a Clear Path
Without a step-by-step framework, it’s easy to get lost in the course creation process. Learn from my experience and follow a proven pathway to save time and ensure a successful outcome.
#2 Not Addressing Customer Needs
While my course helped many, I realized later that there were aspects I could have improved to better meet my customers’ needs. Make sure you take the time to thoroughly understand your target audience and address their pain points effectively.
#3 Neglecting Quality Control
Looking back, I wish I had focused more on fine-tuning the course content, structure, and delivery. Ensure that your course is polished and error-free by conducting quality checks at every stage.
Learning from Experts
Heather’s decision to enroll in Amy Porterfield’s Digital Course Academy was a game-changer. By gaining valuable insights and proven strategies from mentors in the industry, she was able to refine her course creation process, resulting in more successful endeavors going forward.
Remember, these mistakes didn’t hinder my customers’ overall satisfaction, but I believe in constantly striving for excellence.
With the right guidance and knowledge, you can create an exceptional digital course that leaves a lasting impact.