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Heights Platform How Many Students do You Need to Make Money as an Online Course Creator?

How Many Students do You Need to Make Money as an Online Course Creator?

Online courses allow you to reach an international audience, and you could have thousands of students enrolled in your program at once. But is it really worth it? And how many students do you actually need to make money as a creator? I...

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Heights Platform 5 Actionable Tips on How to Boost Productivity For Content Creators

5 Actionable Tips on How to Boost Productivity For Content Creators

Producing new content every day is an essential step in building your brand and increasing online visibility. But content creation is a lot of work. Writing blog posts, recording videos, posting on social media can take you hours. On t...

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Heights Platform How to Build A Personal Brand to Promote Your Online Course Business

How to Build A Personal Brand to Promote Your Online Course Business

What is a personal brand and why do you need one? Personal branding means creating a business around your name and image. What differentiates personal brands from corporate brands is the human touch. With a personal brand, people will ...

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Heights Platform OBS Tutorial: Create Awesome Videos for Your Online Course With Little to No Editing

OBS Tutorial: Create Awesome Videos for Your Online Course With Little to No Editing

Selling online courses requires you to record and edit videos almost constantly. Some days you may feel like you are more of a video producer rather than an online course creator. It is perfectly normal to feel overwhelmed by the amount...

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Heights Platform How to Build an Online Course on a Budget [Start With Less Than $100]

How to Build an Online Course on a Budget [Start With Less Than $100]

Starting an online business requires an investment in time and money. If you are on a tight budget it can be scary to start your own business, but it's not impossible, especially if you want to start selling online courses. You might h...

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Heights Platform Get Your First $100k Without Paid Ads: How to Grow Your Online Course Business Organically

Get Your First $100k Without Paid Ads: How to Grow Your Online Course Business Organically

Should you buy ads or use organic traffic to promote your online course? Many creators who are just getting started with their online courses often make the mistake of jumping right into paid advertising. Since many famous brands and cr...

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Heights Platform 5 Tips on How to Structure an Online Course Effectively

5 Tips on How to Structure an Online Course Effectively

How do I structure my online course? What kind of lessons should I upload? How long should my program be? If you are like many online course creators out there, you probably asked yourself these questions at some point. The structure y...

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Heights Platform How to Create a Great Lead Magnet That Converts to Promote Your Online Course

How to Create a Great Lead Magnet That Converts to Promote Your Online Course

Email marketing can be a very powerful tool to promote any business. The hardest part is collecting those email addresses from potential customers in the first place. Setting up a lead magnet can help you. In today's article,...

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Heights Platform How to Choose the Perfect Name for Your Online Course

How to Choose the Perfect Name for Your Online Course

Deciding on the best name for your online course, coaching program, or membership site may not seem like the most important decision to make as a course creator. On the contrary, the name is the “cover page” of your program, the first s...

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Heights Platform 7 Quick Tips to Collect Reviews Easily and Increase Social Proof in Your Online Course

7 Quick Tips to Collect Reviews Easily and Increase Social Proof in Your Online Course

Social proof is a fundamental part of any successful business, especially when it comes to selling online courses. If you are just starting out, it might be challenging to collect reviews to showcase on your new site. Below a...

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Heights Platform Selling Evergreen Online Courses Versus Scheduling Multiple Launches. Which is Better?

Selling Evergreen Online Courses Versus Scheduling Multiple Launches. Which is Better?

One of the many benefits of online education is its flexibility, both for creators and their students. However, the same flexibility can lead creators to experience doubts and uncertainty when it comes to making decisions about th...

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Heights Platform The Benefits of Selling Online Courses vs Other Ways to Make Money Online

The Benefits of Selling Online Courses vs Other Ways to Make Money Online

There are many ways to earn money online. How can you find the right fit for YOU? If you are thinking about starting your own online business, you may be tempted to dive into the first business model you see that promises results ...

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Heights Platform 7 Biggest Mistakes Creators Make When Selling Online Courses

7 Biggest Mistakes Creators Make When Selling Online Courses

There has never been a better time to start your online course. At Heights, we are experts in online courses and during the past year, we have seen a significant increase in creators joining us to share and sell their knowledge o...

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Heights Platform All You Need to Know About SEO to Sell Online Courses

All You Need to Know About SEO to Sell Online Courses

If you think you are going to get online traffic without paying any attention to SEO, we have news for you. 90.63% of all web pages do not receive any organic traffic from Google, according to Ahrefs. So how do you get into t...

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Heights Platform Why You Should Start a Blog to Promote Your Online Course Business

Why You Should Start a Blog to Promote Your Online Course Business

Businesses that use a blog as part of their marketing strategy in 2021 can increase their ability to generate leads by 126%. The benefits of starting a blog for your online course business are not just monetary: a blog can help yo...

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Heights Platform The Value Ladder: How to Improve Online Course Sales by Segmenting Your Audience and Product Offering

The Value Ladder: How to Improve Online Course Sales by Segmenting Your Audience and Product Offering

You are selling a great program; an online course where you offer tons of value to your students. You spent money and time on marketing... but nobody is buying it. There is nothing more demotivating than devoting hours and ho...

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Heights Platform Ultimate Guide to Pricing Your Online Course (With Earnings Calculator)

Ultimate Guide to Pricing Your Online Course (With Earnings Calculator)

Putting a price on knowledge is hard. As for any non-physical product, it can be tricky to price an online course. This is a step that puzzles many creators like you, so don’t worry if you are feeling stuck or confused at th...

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Heights Platform Tools and Software Every Online Course Creator Needs in 2021

Tools and Software Every Online Course Creator Needs in 2021

Whether you are just starting out as a course creator or you’ve been doing this since forever, this article is for you. We made a list of all the best tools you need to create awesome online courses. Nowadays there is an app...

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Heights Platform How to Find the Right Niche and Topic for Your New Online Course

How to Find the Right Niche and Topic for Your New Online Course

Content Marketers at Nichehacks generated a list of profitable niches from keyword research. They found 2,531+ niches. We know this might not be very reassuring to you, considering that - if you are reading this article - yo...

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Heights Platform A Complete Guide on How to Launch an Affiliate Program to Promote Your Online Course

A Complete Guide on How to Launch an Affiliate Program to Promote Your Online Course

Are you looking for a great way to promote your new online course without investing money upfront? Then you are in the right place. Marketing your online course can be time-consuming and expensive. Word of mouth marketing can...

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Heights Platform How to Create the Best Refund Policy for Your Online Course

How to Create the Best Refund Policy for Your Online Course

Setting up a proper refund policy for your online course is an essential step that can impact your sales and revenue. It is also a step that is often overlooked by creators. This article will cover how you can create the best refund po...

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Heights Platform Top 10 Things to Look For When Choosing the Perfect Online Course Platform

Top 10 Things to Look For When Choosing the Perfect Online Course Platform

Picking the right online course platform can feel like a struggle for some creators. As builders of an online course platform, we’ll be the first to tell you that what is even more important than picking a platform for your online cour...

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Heights Platform A Complete Guide on How to Promote Your Online Course and Boost Sales

A Complete Guide on How to Promote Your Online Course and Boost Sales

The Global E-Learning Market is expected to reach $336.98 billion by the year 2026 - according to Syngene research from 2019.  That's great news for creators like you! However, the bigger the market, the greater the competition.  If t...

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Heights Platform How to Pre-Sell Your Online Course and Profit Before the Launch

How to Pre-Sell Your Online Course and Profit Before the Launch

Creating an awesome online course that sells like crazy is not a simple task and certainly cannot be accomplished overnight. It is not uncommon for course creators to build a great online course, but then struggle to find customers. You...

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Heights Platform How COVID Jumpstarted the Businesses of Many Online Course Creators

How COVID Jumpstarted the Businesses of Many Online Course Creators

Day after day for the past month, Heights Platform has seen record traffic numbers both from creators and students. As a result, some planned performance improvements became more immediately necessary to handle the increased traffic. ...

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Heights Platform Overcoming Objections When Selling Online Courses and Coaching Programs

Overcoming Objections When Selling Online Courses and Coaching Programs

When entering the online course business it is important to learn how to deal with objections that your potential customers might have and gracefully steer them towards the sale. Proper marketing for your online course can help to ad...

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Heights Platform How Delaying Decisions Can Increase Your Productivity and Make Your Online Course Launch a Success

How Delaying Decisions Can Increase Your Productivity and Make Your Online Course Launch a Success

Why do some course creators and coaches struggle, even though they are taking consistent action? It’s because they might not be taking the RIGHT ACTIONS at the right time. Delaying decisions, to increase productivity? When you first ...

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Heights Platform How to Stay Motivated Before Making Your First Online Course Sale

How to Stay Motivated Before Making Your First Online Course Sale

It can be hard to find the motivation to continue when you haven’t seen course purchases come in, and especially when that initial online course sale is taking longer than you expected. Your first sale may not have happened yet, but t...

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Heights Platform How to Increase Your Online Course Earnings by Offering Multiple Payment Plans

How to Increase Your Online Course Earnings by Offering Multiple Payment Plans

Offering multiple payment options to your students can help you to increase your overall earnings for your online courses. Today we offer 3 primary paid enrollment plans that can be used to more flexibly sell your online courses (one...

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Heights Platform How to See the Value in What You Have to Teach and the Fable of “I’m Only Self Taught”

How to See the Value in What You Have to Teach and the Fable of “I’m Only Self Taught”

We’ve seen some online course creators battle doubt and worry that they aren’t qualified to teach others. These feelings might be a result of being “only” self taught or simply a result of having not yet reached some ideal, ultimate goal...

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Heights Platform The Most Important Thing You Need to Know When Selling an Online Course - Build it Around a Result

The Most Important Thing You Need to Know When Selling an Online Course - Build it Around a Result

To succeed in the online course business it is crucial for you to be specific in your teaching. We strongly urge you to build and sell your online course around a specific result if you want it to be successful. Below we’ll share how you...

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Heights Platform How to Move from 1 On 1 Coaching and Consulting to Create Leverage in Your Business by Selling Online Courses

How to Move from 1 On 1 Coaching and Consulting to Create Leverage in Your Business by Selling Online Courses

Creating an online course business gives coaches and consultants the opportunity to create a new stream of income that is not tied to hours spent. More importantly, it provides the potential to impact and reach more clients/students vers...

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Heights Platform Do One Thing and Grow Your Online Course Business

Do One Thing and Grow Your Online Course Business

Everyday, do one thing, even if it is small, to move you towards your goal. Discipline is extremely important, and this concept applies not only to students, but also to online course creators. Focus on improving one specific aspect ...

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Heights Platform Why Content Will Always Be King and How You Can Get Started Building Your Own With an Online Course Software

Why Content Will Always Be King and How You Can Get Started Building Your Own With an Online Course Software

In 2010, when we were a simple web and print design studio, we wrote an article about why content will always be king. Although the online landscape has changed significantly in the past decade, our ideas still hold true. Below is the or...

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Heights Platform How to Get Great Lighting and Audio for Your Online Courses - Part 2

How to Get Great Lighting and Audio for Your Online Courses - Part 2

Video walkthrough of our recommended equipment setup for course creators. While having great lighting is a critical ingredient for a great video, it is arguable that if one had to choose between better audio and better picture...

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Heights Platform The Myth of Needing Money to Succeed in an Online Course Business

The Myth of Needing Money to Succeed in an Online Course Business

It isn’t necessary to spend tens of thousands on marketing and ads when you launch your online course business. Start with your existing client base. If you don’t have an existing client base, start by creating content and validating...

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Heights Platform How to Reduce Refunds and Payment Disputes when Selling Your Online Course

How to Reduce Refunds and Payment Disputes when Selling Your Online Course

It’s natural to have customers that are skeptical. Dealing with payment disputes when selling online courses (or selling anything online) is a part of doing business, regardless of how carefully you try to avoid it. There are, however, a...

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Heights Platform How to Get Great Lighting and Audio for Your Online Courses - Part 1

How to Get Great Lighting and Audio for Your Online Courses - Part 1

Video walkthrough of our recommended equipment setup for course creators. UPDATE: Take a look at the bottom of this post for some new recommendations we have for 2021. One of the biggest factors that differentiates the qu...

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Heights Platform How to Price Your Online Course or Group Coaching Program

How to Price Your Online Course or Group Coaching Program

How many students do you want to train at once? What level of personal support is needed? Will content be continually updated? What is the value of the result you are providing your students? Many businesses struggle because they make...

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Heights Platform How to Create Time to Start or Finish Building Your Online Course

How to Create Time to Start or Finish Building Your Online Course

It can be difficult to balance striving to be world-class in your profession while finding time to teach what you’ve learned in the education program you are building. We'll share a few ways you can make progress towards completing and l...

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