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What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • 2:18 – What market maturity is (and why it’s a good thing).
  • 6:40 – Why opportunists are finally fading out of the online course industry (and the type of people who will succeed).
  • 10:36 – What to remember about launches vs. ongoing sales (the key to making your course an evergreen, sustainable business).
  • 15:30 – Two crucial things that must go with your core product (a lot of people forget these and get into trouble).
  • 18:30 – The key component that can make or break your course’s success.
  • 20:33 – Why targeting a niche is so powerful (and how to figure out if there’s a market for the niche you want to target).

Ideas Worth Sharing:

[bctt tweet=”We’re still at the very early stages of online education and learning and teaching what you know, and it’s exciting because the opportunity has never been greater. – @TheRiseToTheTop ” username=”TheRiseToTheTop”]

[bctt tweet=”The real ‘magic’ is having an ongoing sales strategy for your online courses. – @TheRiseToTheTop ” username=”TheRiseToTheTop”]

[bctt tweet =”You need to have someone doing support for your business—for your online course—that’s not you. – @TheRiseToTheTop ” username=”TheRiseToTheTop”]

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    About The Rise To The Top Podcast

    The Rise To The Top with David Siteman Garland podcast is a look behind-the-scenes (the good, bad, ugly and hilarious insanity) from David’s (aka DSG’s) multiple 7-figure online business (#938 on the Inc. 5000 list in 2017). DSG’s education and software company teaches awesome people how to create and sell online courses through his #1 program Create Awesome Online Courses and Course Cats software. Tune in for stories, tips, advice, behind-the-scenes craziness and uncensored, uncut interviews with friends, industry leaders, successful entrepreneurs and much more. Topics range from fun things like online courses to online marketing, building an audience, content creation, copywriting working remotely (and from home), advertising, and learning from successful entrepreneurs. Get ready to learn, be inspired, and laugh as shenanigans are sure to ensue.