Has Anybody Here Made Money Creating Courses?

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I see so many "gurus" selling overpriced courses full of basic content that can be found for free, and it really got me thinking.

I know SEO better than most people, and certainly more than those selling their courses on YouTube or WarriorPlus.

But, my question is, with platforms like Udemy and Teachable getting saturated, is it almost impossible now to make any money selling courses?

Has anybody here been able to make $1000+/month selling courses? And if so, how hard was it, promoting etc.
 

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I would say that if you made a course, and many people took it and liked it, then you could make quite a bit off say Udemy.
 

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this is a evergreen business model for all gurus, whatever an idea or a method pops up, those gurus are always ready and make tons of courses, personaly i see that making a course about making money online is easy money, and if you have some budget on promotion it will be much easier, paying other gurus to promote your courses (shotouts)
 

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It's not always about the content, it's also about teaching skills, connecting with people.

For example, there are thousands of driving schools and they basically teaching the same basics and still some schools have a higher % of success than others ;)

But I agree, some of these guys absolutely abuse their name and position.
 
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I paid for a lot of courses over the last few years. The ones that made 5-6 figures and up often have good branding + social proof

A Pinterest guru I bought from had a 70k/month (along with his own sites)

A copywriter/dropshippers made 6 figs from their course.
 

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I paid for a lot of courses over the last few years. The ones that made 5-6 figures and up often have good branding + social proof

A Pinterest guru I bought from had a 70k/month (along with his own sites)

A copywriter/dropshippers made 6 figs from their course.

What would you say was the average price for the courses you paid for?
 

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You can make easy money selling courses if you promote them right. It can be the most basic stuff you can find here on bhw with some cliche stuff inbetween. It will always be profitable because people will always be looking for easy money and a lot of them think the dollars are in the courses.
 

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$99-300+

I have amazon merch, Pinterest, forex, copywriting, e-com, link building, niche sites, keyword research

The ones that always pay off tend to go towards a specialisation instead of a broad topic.

I.e Niche site vs link building (specialisation)

I would say the best $/time spent would be towards niche/keyword research + link building + looking through 1000s of sites on my own and coming to a conclusion

So if you want to sell something, either go for absolute beginners or people looking to level up. (Willing to pay more)
What would you say was the average price for the courses you paid for?
 

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$99-300+

I have amazon merch, Pinterest, forex, copywriting, e-com, link building, niche sites, keyword research

The ones that always pay off tend to go towards a specialisation instead of a broad topic.

I.e Niche site vs link building (specialisation)

I would say the best $/time spent would be towards niche/keyword research + link building + looking through 1000s of sites on my own and coming to a conclusion

So if you want to sell something, either go for absolute beginners or people looking to level up. (Willing to pay more)
What courses you talkin about? Share the names
 

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https://daretoconquer.com/course/building-a-brand
https://products.michaelessek.com/mpinterest
Forex fortune factory (Renamed to market makers or something like that)
https://ryanholmerconsulting.com/email-kingpin-membership/
https://ecomcopycrashcourse.com/
Link building guide (Jon cooper’s)
Nichegain’s keyword research course
niche research course (don’t really remember from where)
Rankxl’s niche site (refunded bc it wasn’t as useful)

+ a couple I forgot.
Mostly fb ads, funnels, SMM probably

Most of the good stuff can’t be taught though. Gotta look through data on your own

What courses you talkin about? Share the names
 

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https://daretoconquer.com/course/building-a-brand
https://products.michaelessek.com/mpinterest
Forex fortune factory (Renamed to market makers or something like that)
https://ryanholmerconsulting.com/email-kingpin-membership/
https://ecomcopycrashcourse.com/
Link building guide (Jon cooper’s)
Nichegain’s keyword research course
niche research course (don’t really remember from where)
Rankxl’s niche site (refunded bc it wasn’t as useful)

+ a couple I forgot.
Mostly fb ads, funnels, SMM probably

Most of the good stuff can’t be taught though. Gotta look through data on your own
Cheers lad, most of them use clickfunnels for their membership site and its easy to bypass the payment option there.
 

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$99-300+

I have amazon merch, Pinterest, forex, copywriting, e-com, link building, niche sites, keyword research

The ones that always pay off tend to go towards a specialisation instead of a broad topic.

I.e Niche site vs link building (specialisation)

I would say the best $/time spent would be towards niche/keyword research + link building + looking through 1000s of sites on my own and coming to a conclusion

So if you want to sell something, either go for absolute beginners or people looking to level up. (Willing to pay more)

Thank you for your input.

I figure I have enough experience to make SEO courses from beginner to advance. What I was thinking was positioning some for education for people who want to become SEO professionals, for business owners looking to increase sales, and for people wanting to start affiliate websites.
 

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Cheers lad, most of them use clickfunnels for their membership site and its easy to bypass the payment option there.

Most of the time it’s the group chat/Facebook groups to provide a ton of value.

People that are willing to pay for something serves as a curated feedback. (If that make sense) as compared to an open forum where people comment on things they haven’t tried/tested
 

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I'm always buying Udemy courses. The best investment is investing in yourself, I believe. Some are trash, but others are goldmines. The information learned (and applied) from one course can pay for every other course you've taken thus far and will ever take in the future. The key in all this, is application. Knowledge isn't power. Knowledge is just information........... .......until you apply it.
 

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Are there any courses you guys would like to see? Or any subjects that haven't been covered to your satisfaction?
 
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