This month, twelve of our top teachers shared their winning advice for enrolling students and getting their classes featured on our trending page. Get inspired by their creative tricks and see which ones work best for you and your community!
1. Share a handful of free enrollments on your social media channels
Designer and Illustrator Jesse LeDoux shared a free enrollment link on his Facebook page. His followers were excited by the special opportunity to enroll for free!
2. Share a quick class teaser
Food Blogger Becky Sue shared a 15-second video clip from her class on Instagram to give potential students a quick sneak peek. See Becky Sue’s post here.
3. Let your friends & family enroll for free
Animator Mike Martin emailed his friends and family asking them to support him by enrolling in his new class for free! Just head to the “Promote” section of your class draft to a create a free enrollment link and share it with your close network!
4. Create a sense of urgency to enroll
Food bloggers Ceri and Laura offered a free enrollment link to the first five people to tag a friend in their class announcement post on Instagram. Check out the post here.
5. Create a class hashtag
Artist Ria Sharon created an Instagram hashtag to house all her student projects! See her class hashtag here.
6. Reach out to 10 relevant blogs
Designer Andrew Fairclough reached out to multiple blogs whose community he thought might be interested in class, and a handful agreed to feature him! Check out one of Andrew’s blog features here.
7. Write a fun blog post
Food blogger Marie Asselin drafted a quick blog post about her newest Macaron class. She included drool-worthy pictures, a quick class overview, and shared a few insights on the class creation process. Check out her post here.
8. Host a contest or giveaway
Designer Mete Erdogan offered a signed copy of his new book to get more of his Instagram followers excited to enroll in his new class.
9. Repost your student projects on social media.
Motion Graphic Artist Jake Bartlett shared his student projects on his social media channels to show his followers that he was personally invested in his students’ work. See the post here.
10. Drum up student excitement before you launch your class
Pinterest Queen Peg Fitzpatrick let her following know about her upcoming class weeks before she published to build awareness and excitement within her community! See Peg’s post here.
11. Engage with your students through your class community board
Photographer Andre Wagner actively engaged with his students through his community section, which inspired them to tell their friends about his class! Check out Andre’s Community Board here.
12. Promote your class in a Facebook group
App Marketer Steve Young shared a free enrollment link with 50 people for his App Store Optimization Class! He made the post within a private Facebook group specifically geared towards app makers.