Let’s talk about making passive income online by creating and selling online courses
I created this post because of people who are suffering in paid employment and looking for other ways to earn additional income aside their salaries.
For the past few weeks, I’ve being getting messages from some of my blog subscribers who want to know how to earn passive income online.
4 out of 10 of these messages are from people who are employed looking to earn additional income to supplement their salaries.
Being someone in a paid employment too, I know time is the most important factor for this class of people.
Their income is tied to time!
They have to work and stay in the offices from morning till evening. Sometimes, they have to endure annoying bosses.
But they have to do all these to make end meet and put food on the table for their families.
So, if I’m to recommend a side hustle or online business for paid employees, it has to be something that doesn’t take so much time.
The easiest way to make money online for busy people in 9-5 jobs is creating and selling online courses or Information Marketing Business.
- Creating and selling online course doesn’t require too much time and you can even set and forget it and continue to earn passive income
- You don’t need huge capital to start this business
- The business is simple and fast to learn
- It’s highly profitable and you can even earn your one-month salary in just a week if you are able to come up with hot selling ebooks ideas.
What is creating and Selling Online Courses All About?
Creating and Selling online Courses is all about knowledge monetization.
Very simple and easy business.
You will be creating and packing information products based on your skills and experience to tackle problems or needs of a group of people.
Your Online course can be as simple as few pages of ebook or a multi module Video training.
Then sell at a certain price which they will agree is fair enough for the information they will receive from you.
Creating and selling online courses involves 3 steps.
Steps 1: Research a problem or need.
Your online course idea has to be based around solving a problem or filling a need. That is what will make the book sell or Video Course Sell.
You don’t want to create ebook about what people don’t need or a problem people are not desperate to get the solution to.
If you do, who will buy from you?
Hope you get the idea?
Example of a hot ebook idea is increasing followers on Instagram or twitter.
If you have knowledge about how to increase followers from 1,000 to 20,000 or even 10,000 followers within 30 days, a lot of people will be willing for pay for this information.
Because, once they are able to have plenty followers on social media, they will like make more money from what ever business or services they offer.
Your online Course can be about anything, health niche, beauty and wellness, Online advertising, make money online.
A good place you can start your Online Course research is social media or forums to know what problems people are seeking information to solve.
Step 2 : Research and Start creating your Online Course
If you already have knowledge about what the online course you want to create is all about, you can start to write in a word processor or use your mobile phone to record the training or even record a power point presentation.
But if you don’t, you need to do some research online or even ask expects and compile the information together.
Your online course can be as short as 10 pages report or several modules video training course.
If your online course is in Pdf format, you will need to write the book, you will need to edit, proof reading and makes sure it doesn’t contain typographical errors.
You will also have to do some graphic design for the ebook cover and other graphics in the ebook which you can easily do on free online graphic design websites like canva.
If it’s a video course that you are creating, you will need to design the cover banner too and some other marketing banners which you can do through canva too.
Make sure you don’t make the training video too long. Break the video course into modules and each video clip for each module should not be more than 10 minutes.
Step 3: Sell your Online Course and get paid.
Once you have your online course created, you will have to sell it through a certain medium. You are not limited to any platform so you have plenty of options.
Some of the platforms through which you can sell your online course includes
Apart form all these websites, you can create your own website and sell your online course directly through your website.
The good thing about creating and selling online courses is, you can start making money in the business within 7 days of learning the business.
Talking about making money online by creating and selling online courses, permit me to invite you to the 3 people I’m currently learning from and I respect them so much in Nigeria when it comes to making money from selling and creating online courses or information marketing products.
They are all self-made Millions and trained hundreds of Nigerians in this business.
The first expert in this business I will be introducing to you is Ademiluyi Adegboyega.
He is popularly called Prof!
Not because he is an academic, but because he has taught a lot of people how to launch successful online courses.
This guy has never done a paid job before! He makes all his income 100% online as a self-made millionaire in Nigeria.
Most of Prof’s students are people in paid employment who desire a better life.
This business is simple but most people fail because of 2 things
- They don’t know how to come up with hot selling online course ideas
- How to make crazy sales of their online Course.
All these and more has been properly treated by prof.
If you follow all the golden nuggets he will be dropping and strategies he will be teaching you, it will be almost impossible for you not to start making some additional income creating and selling online course in the next 7days.
If you want to take this business seriously and you are ready to learn, I will recommend you watch the Video Training by Ademiluyi Adegboyega
I really love prof’s approach to teaching how to make money by creating and selling online courses.
As a matter of fact, some students even start making money through a simple exercise he gets his student to do during the training.
In case you are having doubts about if this business model will work for you or not, my answer to that is – IT WILL WORK FOR YOU
As long as you follow the simple rules that Ademiluyi Gboyega explains in the video above.
This business is very legit and takes such a little time to run. Prof also teaches you how to create a subscriber list that makes it easy for you to keep making money for life in your online course selling business.
Once you have a list, you can easily blast message to your list and achieve instant success. This is a guarded secret of most people who launch a course and make millions on the launch day.
You will learn how to do this from prof and some mistakes he has made in the past which you could easily avoid and create a reliable stream of additional income for yourself without spending so much time on the business.
It’s now your decision to make.
The second Expert I will be introducing to you is Ahmed Olusanya.
Like prof, he is a self -made Millionaire in Nigeria too. He has never worked for anybody and make 100% of his income online creating and selling online courses or information products.
He has coached a lot of Nigerians and makes thousand of dollar monthly from a platform called gumroad.
I’ve being learning from him and what I love about his approach to creating and selling online course is going the smart way.
May be, you find it difficult coming up with skills or knowledge areas you are expert in that you can create your course around, he shows a way to get already created online courses you can quickly make your own, print your name on it and start selling.
This is Mind blowing!
Selling your online course on gumroad means you will not need to incur additional expenses on creating your own website to sell your online course or spending money on building a list.
The gumroad platform has all the features you need to sell your online course, collect payment from interest buyers and build a list.
Everything has been explained in details by Mr. Ahmed Olusanya in his training.
Creating and Selling Online courses is a risk-free way to make money online and it requires little time to manage the business.
The business requires little or no capital and imagine if you launch your first course in the next 7 days and you sell for 10,000 Naira. If you can sell to just 10 people by following all the promotion techniques both experts exposed in their course, you can make 100,000 Naira.
Would you like to learn this highly profitable business on your own doing trial error or follow the expert suggestion that help you succeed fast and even get paid first before creating any course at all.
Third expert i will suggest you learn form is doing something slightly different but you will so much love it.
He teaches how to quickly create books and upload on a certain websites that pays you monthly salaries from your books.
He advised his students to upload atleast 50 books and they could be making upto 200,000 Naira passive income monthly.