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I came to udemy with great expectations but I failed. Almost one year has been passed and my total revenue is $530. 

My courses are not selling. I don’t have YouTube channel to promote my courses. I just use Facebook groups but it didn’t work. 

 

But I will continue my struggle either my courses are selling or not because I am in the middle of you people. You will guide and support me. One day I will be like you. 

 

Your mentorship will boost my energy and intentions. 

 

I need your humble suggestions what should I do to increase my courses sale. 

Thanks 

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FrankKane
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Two things strike me in looking at your courses:

 

- Your course titles are unlikely to be something a lot of students are searching for. Can you rephrase them in a form that addresses a specific problem students are searching for an answer for? For example, most people probably don't know what "Bach flower therapy" is and are unlikely to search for it - but they may be looking for alternative medicine, natural healing therapies, or whatever they may be searching under. It's not my field so it's up to you to decide what makes sense there. Frame your landing page more around the problem you're solving, not the solution you're offering.

- I think you are overpromising and underdelivering, and this won't lead to good reviews. Are you really offering a "diploma" in sports massage after a 1.5 hour course? Can a 2 hour course really make you a "master" of hot stone massage therapy? You either need to tone down your claims, or expand these courses to deliver on them. There has been a lot of debate over whether it is even appropriate to offer "diplomas" - in the US at least, that is generally associated with an accredited higher learning institution and not a Udemy course, and it comes across as fraudulent.

You're teaching niche topics presumably in what you love, so focus on the impact you are having. I don't know if Udemy has a large enough audience for what you teach - have you done your research in Marketplace Insights? That should at least give you a benchmark for what good performance on Udemy looks like in your topic areas. Udemy's low-cost, high-volume model isn't a fit for every topic.

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FrankKane
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Two things strike me in looking at your courses:

 

- Your course titles are unlikely to be something a lot of students are searching for. Can you rephrase them in a form that addresses a specific problem students are searching for an answer for? For example, most people probably don't know what "Bach flower therapy" is and are unlikely to search for it - but they may be looking for alternative medicine, natural healing therapies, or whatever they may be searching under. It's not my field so it's up to you to decide what makes sense there. Frame your landing page more around the problem you're solving, not the solution you're offering.

- I think you are overpromising and underdelivering, and this won't lead to good reviews. Are you really offering a "diploma" in sports massage after a 1.5 hour course? Can a 2 hour course really make you a "master" of hot stone massage therapy? You either need to tone down your claims, or expand these courses to deliver on them. There has been a lot of debate over whether it is even appropriate to offer "diplomas" - in the US at least, that is generally associated with an accredited higher learning institution and not a Udemy course, and it comes across as fraudulent.

You're teaching niche topics presumably in what you love, so focus on the impact you are having. I don't know if Udemy has a large enough audience for what you teach - have you done your research in Marketplace Insights? That should at least give you a benchmark for what good performance on Udemy looks like in your topic areas. Udemy's low-cost, high-volume model isn't a fit for every topic.

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Thank you so much @FrankKane   I will make changes accordingly. Yes I did research on market insight I picked all my courses after research. Market insight tool showed that these courses has greater opportunity and less competition. 

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Maybe a stupid question, but the market insight tool helps you understand your own niche of experience. I assume that you have experience and understanding of the subjects not just because they look good on insights ?

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ALRIGHT @JulianJenki396 I choose those topics that marketplace insight tool recommend. 

Would you like to tell me more about your research how you select topics in your niche. Your suggestions would be highly appreciated. 

 

Thanks 

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As a former therapist, I echo the sentiments of @FrankKane . Having 2,500 actual study hours in remedial massage therapy and an Advanced Diploma 1.5 hours is selling the industry short. Certainly, your course will not get anyone employment. However, a fun course to give someone a taste of massage and its potential could bring you more students.

Sharon Ramel
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Thanks @SharonRamel would you like to mention me catchy Title which bring more students. I will be very grateful to you. 

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Proof read your content.

According to your biography you studied in Irland and you're a 5 star instructor on Studpool. It may seem like a small thing but it's a genuine turnoff for some people and hints at a lack of attention to detail or possible communication issues.

Your audio quality is good too but you need to invest in some editing software. I looked at your Introduction video for Herbalism: Bach Flower Essences For Natural Healing and it there's 10 seconds of you audibly fumbling around before you start talking at the beginning. In the first video you don't sound confident and definitely sound like you're ad libbing your way through.

Taking into account the previous comments from other instructors - which I agree with, you need to put yourself more in the shoes of your potential clients and ask yourself if they'd be willing to make a buying decision based on the content you're sharing. And you need to lift your game - at least to the level of your competitors.

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Thanks @DamianMcKinnon I really appreciate your suggestions. I will implement your suggestions in my next course. 

 

I hope I will get success in short time if you will tell me this type of opinions. Your mentorship is very crucial to me. Thanks 🙏 

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@GowharAli009, I am confused about the subjects you chose. Do you have any expertise? How did I choose my subjects? Simple, I specialise in Esoteric practices of Mediumship, Psychic work and divination. All of my subjects are in that area. The most significant topic in my area is Reiki, but I haven't done a course because it is not my area of expertise. Also another popular area is Shamanism, thanks to the wonderful @SharonRamel . Still, I haven't done any courses in that area of knowledge as I am not specialised in that, although I have collaborated with Sharon on one course.

 

My point is market tools, and research is fundamental, but only if you have a level of experience, expertise and passion for the subject you want to teach. When you have that level of passion and knowledge, you have a purpose; when you have a purpose, you find clarity; when you have clarity, you have options, but those options, regardless of data, are where your niche and teaching abilities are.

 

Hence, my rating on Udemy is 4.81, so I have nearly a 40% review to students ratio, and lots of those ratings have words like Authentic, Natural, Empathic, and Passionate. It is hard to conjure those emotions in others if you are not an embodiment of your teachings.

To wrap it up, anyone who is reading this and on their Udemy journey, teach what you genuinely love and what you truly know, stay with it, be smart with data and over a concerted effort, results will take care of themselves.

Hope this helps
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Julian x

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@JulianJenki396 I love you.

 

 

4.8 rating? Gotta give props where props are due...I´m struggling to climb to 4.7...

 

But that is key right there!

 

If you DO NOT stand above the average, you will not sell. Good research and above average quality are a must—And you can gauge this through your instructor rating and specific comments in reviews.

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Love you to my friend x

 

thanks @JulianJenki396 

 

yes the topics which I am selecting belong to my field. I am pharmacist and lecturer in nursing college. 

 

Its my passion to teach health related topics. But anyway I will grow step by step in the light of your guidance and will implement what i learn from you. 

 

Regards 

Gowhar Ali 

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Never give up we'll work together in future with in large program.

Okay thanks @ShivamRatho913. 🙏🙏🙏♥️

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