Welcome to the Academy Of Mine Blog! Below you’ll find our most recent blog posts related to selling courses online and you’ll also find our most recent podcasts that set out to teach you how to optimize your eCourses.

eCourse Growth Strategies – View All

 

Moodle Alternatives

  Are you looking for a Moodle alternative? Is your business currently using Moodle to create your online courses? Perhaps your business is in the continuing education space; maybe you are administering employee training materials, or even training other...

Teachable Alternatives

  Are you looking for a Teachable alternative?   Are you currently using Teachable to sell and market your online content and courses? Relative to more robust platforms, such as Academy of Mine, Teachable is distilled down to the basic essentials, covering the...

LearnDash Alternative

Are you looking for a LearnDash alternative? Are you already or considering selling your online courses using a WordPress LMS plugin like LearnDash or LifterLMS? They pack a powerful punch, but not without the associated costs. The question ultimately becomes, "Do the...

Recent Podcasts – View All

Missed Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Lifelong Learning

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST Your browser does not support the audio element. Are you selling courses online? If so, did you enter into the market with the assumption that you need to scout for students and teach them for a pre-determined amount of time before allowing them...

Starting An Online Coaching Business

If you’re going to start an online coaching company you’re going to need a platform to offer your services on. You’re also going to need some type of framework to help you grade, assess, manage and administer the coaching process.

How to Adapt Your eBook into an Online Course

So you’ve written an eBook. But have you asked yourself if the eBook format was the best format for your idea? If you’re a non-fiction writer, this podcast will argue that the online course (or eCourse) format is probably a much better format for many reasons. Not only does it provide readers and students a more interactive learning environment, but it also provides content creators exciting financially opportunities that they never known before.

Recent Polls – View All

EdTech: Tools & Tutorials – View All

8 Things I learned after launching my first Online Course

I wrote my first ebook about 10 years ago. However, I wanted more interactive elements so I transformed my ebook into an online course, expanded my content, offered podcasts, video tutorials, a private members only area and much more. It was definitely a change for...

Social LMS: The future of online education

When it comes to choosing an LMS for creating and selling your courses online, there are plenty of options out there. But one of the critical features of any LMS must be an integrated "Social Platform" which is not just a nice to have feature but a "must have" for any...

Online Course Content Marketing: What is the Value of a Post?

In many cases a strong content marketing campaign is responsible for helping our online course selling members generate between 70% – 90% of their eCourse sales. Therefore we believe it’s of paramount importance to spend some time digging around in the data related to your content marketing campaign in order to help you identify what’s working… and what’s not.

Instructional Design – View All

Anchoring the Lesson for Your Online Class

The finer aspects about creating a practical starting point before every lesson for your students. In the previous blog article, Anchoring the Lesson for Your Class – Part I, we explored the concept of having an orientation board for every online class, and how it can...

Using an Orientation Board For Your Online Classes

Create a practical starting point before every lesson for your students. If you have ever had experience with sailing, or know someone who has, you may have heard about or experienced first-hand the sense of freedom that comes with it. Being out on the open water with...

Online Student Assessment: Be Fair, Meaningful, Effective and Useful

The previous article discussed the importance of understanding that effective assessment-development is critical for both the online teacher’s curriculum design and the student’s eLearning experience. It also illustrated the inversely-proportionate relationship between the Learning Pyramid, Benjamin Bloom’s Taxonomy, and…

Education – View All

Anchoring the Lesson for Your Online Class

The finer aspects about creating a practical starting point before every lesson for your students. In the previous blog article, Anchoring the Lesson for Your Class – Part I, we explored the concept of having an orientation board for every online class, and how it can...

Plan For Online Class Mishaps: A Wrench in the Works – Part II

How to continue keeping your cool when things do not go as planned. The previous blog article, A Wrench in the Works – Part I, discussed how quite often there is a great amount of discourse amongst educators and other stake-holders in the study of education that...