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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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I think I've made a mistake Best answer

I've just released a course, and in the promotional videos I mention the course comes with 7GB of 3d assets and scene files (probably worth around 20x more than the deals program price of the View more

Publishing a course

Hello everyone, I am going to publish my very first course soon, so I was wondering, once I clicked on publish, will it instantly publish the course or there will be a review part after clicking on View more

Test video

Hello!My test video hasn't been verified by Udemy for 9 days. Because of this, I can't start adding video lessons to my first course. Is there any way to speed up this View more

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Webinars platforms?

Hi there, it seems the recommended webinar platforms are Spreecast (now defunct), GotoMeeting and Hangouts. On the assumption that I want a free option, which of these seems to work best for you View more

Tax submission form for foreign instructor

Hi, I need help. I've just published first course and udemy ask me to submit tax info. I don't have foreign TIN. I'm from Thailand and only use my ID numbet for tax report. When I submit the form I View more

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Live interactive sessions? Best answer

Hi there, I am totally new to this and am thinking of creating my first course. I'm a professional academic with loads of experience generally, but not with Udemy at all. So, for my first toe in the View more


what happened to the chat functionj durring my course creation? View more

reg GST, paypal, LUT

Hi I am based in India and just published my first course. I read few posts and some people said that its not necessary to register for GST unless the earning reaches GST threshold. Some people said View more

makeup content creation Best answer

Hi! I'm Deborah, I'm new here. I have content of which I'm creating but at 60% in production, do I get to publish it and edit after that or I just wait completes 100% before publishing? View more

Before Start

1-Is there any specific software for video and audio creation2-can I select any software for video and audio3-can I create course in URDU language 4-Is that any language View more

👉 My Course Price Is Wrong Best answer

Hey guys. I have lowered my course price three days ago, to $19,99, and it still reflects the old higher price. It seems like it will never reflect this lower price, an it is key for me. Because I'm View more

Merging Courses

Hi, Has anyone ever merged 2 courses together to create a longer one? I've got a course on Active Directory and another one on Group Policy and have realised that as these topics are quite closely View more

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Reviews not reflecting

Hi there People are reviewing my new course but it is not reflecting. How long does it take or how does it work? View more

will this benefit me?

Hi there, I am a Data scientist in Python and want to sell my courses here. I currently teach some students but does not have a large community that will buy my course. Will it benefit me if I upload View more

Number of students

I'm just a noob to Udemy. Just posted my 2 courses and I'm struggling with sales. I see different courses having huge number of students and I am not getting very much far behind.Obviously number of View more

Issue in create my first course

Hi guys,I'm creating my first course and face an issue.When I create my section and insert my video, I realized that my video was wrong. I delete this video and put my video in correct order.When I View more

Learn Python Best answer

Good day How do I receive the money paid for my paid courses?What is the payment method here in Udemy? View more

organise video library into folders? Best answer

Hi, I'm just uploading my videos from dropbox using the bulk uploader. My course has 160 videos, which on my computer are organised into folders so I know which section they belong to. Is there any View more

community challenge Best answer

Hi, I just received an email about signing up to a community challenge. My course is already created, and I'm about to upload, but I was still considering signing up to the challenge, just because it View more

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