@HerStylistPro - It won't hurt to try to engage these free students. But, remember, 99% of these students, have no interest in your course. So, the only thing you have to lose is your time (and patience perhaps). Offering your course for free is, in my opinion, a bad idea for at least two reasons. I've already mentioned one of them. The other is that Udemy will not permit you to send promotional emails to students in a free course. You have to remember Udemy's philosophy on free courses. They have stated they should only be made available so students can get a feel for your teaching style. This is why they are limited to two hours. One other comment I'll make. I took a look at your course and it seems to be centered around bridal hair styling. Do a search on Udemy and search for "bridal hair styling". How many results do you see? I saw at least 8,500. This means your course is competing against 8,500 similar courses. Don't be discouraged if it takes months to get more than a few real sales, assuming you change your course to a paid course. You are in a very crowded space.
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