I launched my first and (so far) only online course in July of 2016. After only one year of running the course, I earned approximately $434,698.
This was without a single webinar, any guest posts, a “launch” period, or anything else. It's an evergreen course that has mainly spread through word-of-mouth.
While it’s been incredibly successful, that doesn't mean that creating an online course has come easy to me.
I was very nervous when creating Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing. It's my first and only product that I've ever sold, and like all online course creators, I was afraid that no one would want it.
I knew that creating this online course would be a lot of work – it still is! I was also afraid of what I was getting myself into because creating a blogging course was such a foreign concept to me.
PLUS, I had numerous people tell me that your first product usually ends up being a dud. I really didn't want to waste a ton of time creating something that could basically fail. [Read more…]