Video: Behind the Scenes of a Course Designer

Take a tour behind the scenes of a professional course designer, Dr. Kelly Edmonds, and how she scopes out, conceptualizes, designs, plans and builds an e-course. Learn tips on how to build a solid course based on e-learning theories and strategies tested time and time again, and how to efficiently manage your project The following Read More...

Design vs. Develop vs. Marketing an E-Course: What’s the Diff?

Currently, there are educational offers on how to create an e-course that focus on choosing a topic for your market’s needs, how to brand and deliver your course, perhaps build a mini/test version, initiate your launch process and scale up your business. All super important marketing topics. But what about the intricate design required of Read More...

Match the Right Activity with Your Course Content

Activity with Course Content

What is the one type of activity that you can expect from most online courses? A worksheet, right? This is a common form of activity (useful at times) but not the only way to get your students to engage and do the work. The biggest concerns of any course designer are: How will I make Read More...

Course Launch Meltdowns: Learn How to Avoid Them

I HATE launching! Don’t you? Well, you are not alone on this one. It is such a feat and a half to launch anything - be it a course, program, product, free event, summit, etc. I’d rather be doing my thing, as in building e-courses for my clients or seeing my customers use my course Read More...

2017 E-Course Trends for the Entrepreneur

E-course trends for 2017 can be summed up into 3 words: Resources not courses. What does this mean? It means learners want information delivered in a certain way to apply immediately and directly into their lives or businesses. They don’t want to wade through long diatribes of lectures, thick books or boring assignments. This attitude most Read More...

Student Spotlight – Mindful Pet Parenting

I help people work mindfully with their new pups, especially those newly acquired at Christmas. Here is my story: I sent surveys to dog parents who had a new puppy. I was surprised to discover that none of them were aware that a huge number of Christmas puppies (as high as 60% in some areas Read More...

Student Spotlight – What’s Your Purpose?

This 8-week program takes you on a journey of self-discovery where you identify and align your unique priority values with your life’s meaning and purpose, so that you can move forward with confidence and clear direction. The program offers a distinct 4-part success path that engages your mind, body and spirit in a whole systems Read More...

The Real Costs Behind an E-Course

real course costs

E-courses are hot commodities for both business owners and buyers. Learn, learn, learn and improve your life. What a great focus. However, what does it really take to create an e-course, in terms of skill, energy, time and money? Here’s the skinny... I create e-courses everyday for small- and medium-sized businesses and universities around the Read More...

4 Reasons Why Some E-Courses Suck

There are good e-courses and there are those that suck. That latter frustrates the heck out of learners. And I am not surprised at the number of poor courses as many non-educators (aka entrepreneurs) are pumping them out like candies from a Pez dispenser. Having an e-course is the latest and greatest. I have to Read More...

Launching a QUALITY Online Course

Launching a QUALITY Course

You are nearly ready to launch your e-course but are very nervous if it will cut the grade. You fret, “Is it good enough?” This question is asked by every. course. designer. In this blog post, I share the top 3 elements you need to have in your course to ensure it is quality. This Read More...

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