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Webinar Recordings 🎥 This thread is pinned

Hello instructors, We wanted to take a moment to share with you all the webinar recordings that we have had so far. Whether you're in the pre-production stage of your course or looking to optimize View more

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Course Creation Resources This thread is pinned

Udemy is not just a wealth of information for learners, we also have various resources to help instructors succeed! To get you started, we’d love to share with you some helpful resources to help you View more

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How to define your target audience? This thread is pinned

Before you start creating your course content, it is important to dedicate some time to think about who your intended learners are. A few simple questions can help you do this: Who are they? Where View more

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Feedback Thread: Give & Get Feedback on your course here! This thread is pinned

Whether this is your first or fifth course, it’s always helpful to hear from other instructors how you can improve your course content to be even better. Before you share your course content, check View more

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How to choose a course topic? This thread is pinned

An important part of creating your first course on Udemy is deciding what you want to teach. Our community is full of instructors who are experts in a variety of topics that go from computer science View more

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Best Instructor Posts of All Time — Course Creation Best answer

We want to help you make more and better courses, so we’ve compiled a list of the best discussions about course creation for folks to read. We hope these conversations and tips help answer the most View more

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A list of useful sources for instructors Best answer

Hi guys, I thought it could be interesting to have one post with a list of all the usefull sources for instructors, like music, graphics and software.... I started with what I usually use and with View more

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Landing Page information Incorrect Best answer

My landing page Primary topic and Most Representative topics are incorrect. How do I correct them? It currently states Primary topic as management skills and pivot tables. I teach a medical coding View more

Where ? How ?

Where to create course ? Where to upload ? How to create course ? How to upload ? I am new in this . Help. View more

How does Udemy promote my course?

Hello everyone, I wondered what your first point of call in promoting your course was? Do you rely mostly on Udemy or do 50% of promotion outside - or even more? I am particularly interested in how View more

Has anyone experienced such a problem?

I have not received my payment at Payoneer for 10 days. Neither payoneer nor my bank can't help with this. I get my Udemy payments from payoneer. Has anyone experienced and resolved this kind of View more

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Bank account with Paypal

Hello Everyone,I am unable to open an account with Paypal, due to the unavailabity of the option to select a state in India! Can you help! Thanks:) View more

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Course review Best answer

HiMy students are rating my course but theirs review had not seen to my course as they are doing it 5 days ago.2 ratings was approved with hour and showed to my dashboard n on course. But other View more

Is there an udemy-channel?

I am new to udemy, and plan to create several courses around similar topics. Is there a channel concept on udemy where I can have all the courses together, or offer them as a bundle? View more

Course Policies

Dear Fellow Instructors, Good afternoon, I was wondering, what If I wanted to add my own course certificate to my free course as a downloadable file? The reason that I made my course free was to View more

First Course Published Best answer

So I published my first course, created a coupon... now what? Am I going to be rich by the end of the month or... no??? How long was your course published before you got View more

Need help in account verification Best answer

Hi. This is Rahul. I am from India. I created my first course and at the time of submitting. It prompt for verficiation. I got the alternate method to mail a video to them I did that on 9th June. Its View more

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Aspect Ratio 16:10

Hi All, Can someone please confirm whether videos with Aspect Ratio 16:10 [Resolution 2880 X 1800] allowed.My Mac [Macbook Pro 2020 13 inch ] is not allowing me to record with 16:9 aspect ratio. I am View more

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What are the do’s and donts

Hi there,i am creating my first ever course on udemy. Can anyone please guide me what are the dos and donts which i have to follow to create. The way i can get maximum audience and method to creating View more

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Hi, I recently posted my new course. In this course I specify that I don't want any autogenerated subtitles visible to the students (it says that they are disabled). However, students continue to see View more

Promo length

I understand the optimum length for a lecture is less than 7 minutes. But what about a promo. I would think that would be more of a quick hit. (Udemy chat simply responds with the 7 minute lecture View more

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Alternate Identity verification process

I'm ready with my content and eagerly awaiting to submit for review . I had sent video for alternate identity verification 3 days back and yet the verification is not done. I had mailed my identity View more

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