My course, primarily based on my 6 years of expertise in website positioning, covers how Google works and key web site promotion methods. It’s a concise 90-minute video course. Since I hadn’t constructed a private model and centered solely on fieldwork, I didn’t have an viewers to market my course.
I created the course on an iPhone 13, dealing with recording, enhancing, creating subtitles, and extra on my own. It was my first time doing all of this.
I believed Udemy would ship some natural visitors my approach, however I solely made about 5-7 gross sales from their platform, roughly one sale monthly by their promotions.
I discovered that getting numerous critiques is essential on Udemy to beat the competitors. I supplied the course at no cost on Reddit in alternate for suggestions. Nonetheless, many who took the free course didn’t open it, and a few didn’t reply. It appears some folks take free programs after which add them on their websites for revenue.
Nonetheless, I bought helpful suggestions from those that watched it. Most had been proud of the content material, however some criticized the sound high quality and lack of visuals in some movies.
My expertise with Udemy is combined. Udemy controls the pricing and takes a 37% lower of every sale. So, even when I set the course worth at $50, they may promote it for $13, leaving me with as little as $5 per sale.
Total, my view on this as a passive revenue supply is extra adverse than constructive. Success on Udemy appears to require a powerful private model, and even then, the revenue share is critical. And not using a private model, beginning on Udemy may not be very worthwhile.
I’ll maintain engaged on the course till the top of the yr, providing free entry for suggestions and making some gross sales myself. To date, I’ve reached 200 college students, with over 190 becoming a member of by my very own efforts, and made round 20 gross sales, with about 15 from my very own efforts.
As a full-stack website positioning skilled with wealthy expertise, I’ve a complete understanding of all points of search engine marketing. I’ve honed my abilities by six years of sensible expertise, permitting me to offer shoppers with custom-made options that produce tangible outcomes.