brand new to Udemy, and I have decided to start with my very popular Assertiveness Workshop on how to say 'no' that I created and listed for free.
Withing a week, 205 enrolled students but only one lady engaged and left a review.
Is this common with free courses?
I'd love some feedback, the course is at
This is a great question! I believe your fellow instructors will be able to give you some tips, but I also wanted to suggest this article on our Teaching Center with our recommended best practices for engaging with your students. There, you will learn not only how to interact but also re-engage your learners to bring them back to your course.
I hope this helps! 🙂
Yes, that is common.
Free courses often get a lot of enrollments from course collectors, they will never start on the courses, and they very rarely review courses.