ZERO SALES IN ONE MONTH!: Tales of a struggling instructor

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ZERO SALES IN ONE MONTH!: Tales of a struggling instructor

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Hello fellow instructors. After years of being a student and learner at udemy, I decided to start my journey to becoming an instructor on udemy. I took some online course training from Phil Ebener on becoming an instructor at udemy which was really helpful in getting started and used his tips to launch my first course which went live on 1st march this year. However, one month down the line, crickets!. Kindly visit my udemy profile and let me know what I can improve. if there is any experienced instructor who can audit and provide feedback, it will be really helpful. All the enrollments are from free students. Thank You.
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Hi, @DanielK'Owu737. Congratulations on publishing four courses, having enrollments (albeit free) and gaining credible 5-star reviews. I watched your promo on the past course published and thought it was very well done; other than the music was a little loud for me. However, you dropped the music in the second lecture and sounded clear and knowledgeable. You are in a very tough field competition-wise. However, I encourage you to look at the various marketing threads and really use what they say to push your courses yourself. It is often said that the real work begins after we have published. Udemy will notice once you start to gain traction - however, getting that foot in the door is tough. Do not be discouraged - keep on going. Dont publish more - push what you have. 

Sharon Ramel
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Hi, @DanielK'Owu737. Congratulations on publishing four courses, having enrollments (albeit free) and gaining credible 5-star reviews. I watched your promo on the past course published and thought it was very well done; other than the music was a little loud for me. However, you dropped the music in the second lecture and sounded clear and knowledgeable. You are in a very tough field competition-wise. However, I encourage you to look at the various marketing threads and really use what they say to push your courses yourself. It is often said that the real work begins after we have published. Udemy will notice once you start to gain traction - however, getting that foot in the door is tough. Do not be discouraged - keep on going. Dont publish more - push what you have. 

Sharon Ramel
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Thank you @SharonRamel, made some sales on the past two months. Thats enough to keepme going

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Hi @SharonRamel , Thank you for the comprehensive feedback and you have given me a new approach that I had not though of before. I will try and see what happens.

 

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Daniel Juma K'Owuoche

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Daniel,

 

I had a quick look at your courses. I don't know which one you are referring to above. I think your courses look well produced. Why are there so many free students? Did you send them invitations?

 

My thoughts are that your material may be the issue. Is there demand for it, and are you offering something that people can't get for free somewhere else? Do you have credibility, and is the material something of your own creation? These may be questions asked by prospective paying students.

 

Tony

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I visited to your profile and checked your courses it looks like udemy has offered two free courses.

What's the issue with your content does it include any content/material that doesn't belong to you please talk to udemy support team and confirm that what wrong with Your courses it will be more better to ask udemy support team.

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Hi there,

 

Try to give your courses a unique twist that sets them apart from the others in that category. Something the rest does not offer. Perhaps, you can define a niche market. In terms of audio/visual execution, it's actually pretty decent content that you have. You may wish to increase the use of illustrations a bit more. When describing a situation, it helps break the monotony if you use a drawing, a stock video or something like that to make your point more clear.  

 

Good luck. 

Maz

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