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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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Hello, I read that my course video must be 16:9 aspect ratio. But I want to do a screen cast on my phone.. I want to do a course that will teach people how to do something using their smartphone. So View more

Submit for review

Hi, as a instructor, i submit course for review, but no response from udemy and not verified, course still in Draft. View more

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Non-profit offering free course

I am working with a non profit and we would like to offer a free course. What can we offer for free? 1. Can we offer certificates of completion? 2. Can we offer a certificate that the person has View more

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Launching a beta course + measuring impact

Hi I am working on a course - my first one - what would your advice be on these two things I am thinking about;1. The full course I want to create is quite big and I hope it will be successful but I View more

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Promo Video question Best answer

What's the difference between the promo video and the introductory video? Or are they the same thing? Thanks. View more

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First Time Online Instructor

Hello, I am a new instructor here at Udemy and I'm still in the process of finishing my lessons. May I ask what kinds of identification documents Udemy requires for instructors? I live in the View more

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Not getting any sales for course Best answer

Hey, I have been uploaded my course successfully a month ago, as I am new to it I gave it for free with coupon code, I got 208 students with 4.78 ratings, and I have around 5000 minutes not course View more

Course Approval Waiting Time

Hi All, I am a new instructor. I submitted my first course 2 days ago, and it still shows as 'In Review'. Can someone please tell me how long it takes to get a course approved? I am a little afraid View more

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The first course Best answer

Hello everyone!I'm new on Udemy and I've just published my first course.I've really tried my best to explain everything clearly and help people to acquire skills quickly. So I will be really grateful View more

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Input() function in Python doesn't work

Hello everyone!I'm creating my first course now about Python Fundamentals.And I've struggled on creating a coding exercise.I've made up a simple program that helps my students to understand Input() View more

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Having your own acquisition channel

Most of you are infopreneurs selling training courses, and I'd like to ask you a few questions. To get customers, do you have to create content on social networks and/or pay for advertising? If so, View more

Keeping track of my udemy journey

I am pretty close to finishing my first course so I wanted to jot down some points related to this. I want to make a 40-50 hour long complete course but it will take months to finish the first draft. View more

Persona ID Verification

Hello everyone! I'm publishing my first course. And I've bumped into ID Verification with Persona.I've uploaded my document's photo there.After that, appeared the inscription: "Your submission will View more

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The Deals Program is an absolute joke

My course is available elsewhere for $12. The lowest I can set the price for Udemy is $20. I have sold over a hundred downloads from just a couple of courses and I was hoping that Udemy would reach a View more

about coupons

Hello, this is saqlin I am an new instructor to udemy and this is my first course . I had some doubts about setting up coupon code, there is four types of coupons are available in udemy. for my work View more

Can't remove a curriculum item

I have tried to delete two unpublished lectures. It says, "This lecture is being deleted. We'll let you know when the process is complete." But the unpublished lectures are still there. What should I View more

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Promo Video - optional? Best answer

Happy New Year all, I am a first time course publisher (in-waiting). Quetion: Is the promo video optional? I have possibly been asked to change it, and I am thinking 'can I delete it and live without View more

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Certificate Best answer

is it okay to create your own certificate on a free course View more

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Faded Looking Badges Best answer


On the badges page of my account, I see that some badges are faded. but I don't know why. Maybe it could be because I couldn't win. If so, why are they standing there like that? I was just curious View more

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