Looking for a perfect way to create passive income online, and create a truly scalable business? Creating And Selling Online courses with Teachable is one of the best ways.
The online information business is a multi-billion dollar industry, and it’s just getting started.
Take it from JT- A million dollars is just not as cool as it used to be.
I know YOU have a truly important message to share. You have overcome obstacles, and you have become so much stronger because of it.
And I want you to realize that what you learned is so so valuable. In fact, it’s so valuable, that people are willing to pay for it, and by following this route you can create a 6-figure or even 7-figure business!
It’s okay to start where you’re at, and share what you’ve learned along your way, and then as you progress in your online business, you can launch more and more businesses.
That’s exactly what I did. When I started my business, I started at 0.
Zero followers, zero dollars ( I hesitated on spending the $60 to buy a domain ) zero skills in the area.
But what I did have…
I had a big dream for a life of freedom and fun. A mission to help impact people’s lives and make money on my terms. I knew my worth, and I saw the value I was bringing the companies that I worked for- something inside me told me that if I put my all in, I could create that same success in my own world instead of creating it for a big-corporation.
I wanted to create my dream life, and share my lessons along the way to help others get there too.
My spirit was telling me it was possible for me.
I grew up under the poverty line, and never had anyone help me along the way, so it was my mission to create a platform for mentorship- and I did just that.
If you’re passionate about helping others, and you want to create a truly freedom-based business where all you need is a laptop and wifi- this is the blog post for you.
Head to Teachable to get started with your free account- they’re one of the simplest ways to get started with your online course business and do the heavy lifting and client management for you.
In this blog post, I’m going to walk you through set-by-step how to set up your online course business in teachable so you can start making an income online by doing what you love.
Create And Sell Online Courses Now With Teachable
Now the videos below have ZERO fluff.
I take you right through the steps to make this happen, so the best thing you can do is sign up for your account and walk through the steps as I take you along. My mantra is create over consume- meaning I take ACTION and that’s how I get results quickly.
Rather than watching the videos once, and then having to watch them again when you set up your school, you can save yourself a ton of time by letting me walk you through. Teachable offers an incredible FREE trial and money-back guarantee- so let’s dig in.
How To Create An Online Course For Free
Did someone say free?
Oh I forgot to mention- you can sign up for a 100% FREE teachable account, and you only have to pay a fee when you make a sale, meaning you can start and launch your course building business in the GREEN. I wish I had known about them when I first started my business because it would have saved me HOURS researching, and hundreds of dollars investing in products that didn’t work for me- not to mention wasting time that I didn’t have because when I started YES SUPPLY, I was still side-hustling.
Step 1: Let’s Get Started With Creating Your Online Course
Alright, time to open up your teachable store, and I’m going to walk you through the following things in this section:
• How to structure your content in teachable
• How to add videos
• How to add quizzes
• How to turn on comments
• How to decide on your payment options ( this is perfect for split payments, or launching your own MEMBERSHIP SITE
Step 2: Make It Look Pretty
Woo hoo! I’m pretty sure a huge reason why I wanted to create an online presence is that I LOVE making things look pretty- and there’s really no better time to do this than when you are creating and selling your own online products. We all know branding is SUPER important, so follow along as I show you how to make this incredibly gorgeous interface even prettier ( I know!)
I’ll show you step-by-step how to:
• Set up your logo in your teachable store
• Set up your favicon (okay, I heard you say ‘favi-wha?!) Answer: It’s the little icon that goes in your browser tab so that when you have a ba-jillion tabs open you know which one to click on
• How to set up a banner image for your school and pretty it up
• How to add your brand colors to your teachable school as accents + how to change the colors of your fonts
Step 3: Set Up Your Domain With Teachable
You can choose to use the domains that teachable offers to you (which is the super-easy option).
Mine was yessupply.teachable.com
Or if you want to use your own custom domain like yourschool.com to direct people to your teachable school, you can follow the instructions that Teachable lays out for you.
Part 4: Creating Your Sales Page
Now that you’ve created your school….you might…..want to sell it.
Okay good.. we’re still on the same page.
So in this video, I’m going to give you a brief run down of how to set up your sales page.
For a more in-depth masterclass that shows you exactly what content needs to be on your sales page, sign up for the Collective and get the “How To Launch Your Teachable School In 30 Days Or Less” Masterclass. Our Virtual Mentor Jess walks you through a step-by-step launch strategy that will have you sailing into sales for your online course launch. Sign up for the Collective here.
In the video link below, I’m walking you through:
• How to create your background image for your banner
• How to create jot notes for your course
• Where to add the FAQ section on your sales page
• Where your bio pops up
Step 5: Customizing Your Check Out Page + Thank You Page
In this video, I’ll walk you through what you need to customize on your checkout page and thank you page. I walk you through.
• Where to add in the testimonials on your check out page
• Where to add a ‘guarantee badge’ on your check out page
• Where you have the option to add upsells on your thank you page
Part 6: You’re READY To Sell! Launch Your Teachable Store
Before you move forward to this section, it’s KEY to grab the bubbly, because you’ve worked so hard and now it’s time to launch your school into the real world.
This video is short, but OH-so sweet as you launch your teachable school into the world. You go!
Step 7: BONUS: How To Use The Teachable Dashboard
Because it’s not a sprint, it’s a marathon, I wanted to show you where to check in on your Teachable store to track your sales, see how active your students are and continue to GROW your empire.
In this video I’ll walk you through:
• How to access your teachable dashboard
• Important tools to track your sales and student activity
If you’ve come this far, make sure you grab your teachable store ( and set up your domain so no one else can take your name ) and get going. Your empire isn’t going to build itself!
I’m so excited for you to create this new method of passive income, when you create and launch your own online school and sell your incredible expertise.
I can’t wait to see your progress. Leave a message in the comments below and share what you’re launching!
PS: Our yes supply collective has thousands of dollars of value for ambitious muses like you who are creating the life and business of your dreams – including a complete masterclass on “How To Launch Your Online Course In 30 Days Or Less” with the Teachable Team. Sign up for the Collective before the price goes up in 2 weeks!