The 3 Building Blocks of a Great Channel

The 3 Building Blocks of a Great Channel

As you grow your Skillshare channel, we encourage you to think about your long-term vision for teaching. In other words, what does your perfect channel look like? What subject do you want to be the expert on for Skillshare? You can build your successful channel by thoughtfully planning your classes, establishing your brand as a teacher, and marketing to your networks. Read on to learn about these three important building blocks for your Skillshare channel.

Tips For Teaching a Culinary Class

Tips For Teaching a Culinary Class

We always want your creativity to shine in your Skillshare class -- and that’s especially true for a culinary class. We encourage you to experiment with new ways to teach your favorite recipes and cooking methods. But we also want to make sure you have a good foundation to work from. After watching countless Skillshare culinary classes, we’ve compiled a few helpful tips to make sure you teach the best class you can.

5 Common Skillshare Mistakes (And How To Avoid Them!)

5 Common Skillshare Mistakes (And How To Avoid Them!)

Success doesn’t happen overnight and it can be stalled by a number of avoidable mistakes.

We've seen new teachers struggle to gain traction when they forget to take a few simple steps before and after publishing. Let's talk through 5 of the most common mistakes, so that you can avoid them and be well on your way to Skillshare success!

How To Build Your At Home Video Setup

How To Build Your At Home Video Setup

Teachers are always surprised by how easy it is to record high-quality classes at home without breaking the bank. Whether you’re planning on filming a screencast-based class with a quick talking head intro, or an entire class where you’ll show your process for creating your own beautiful Kokedama, you’ll need a few tools to help you get started. 

Your Guide To Getting Serious about Skillshare

Your Guide To Getting Serious about Skillshare

Has this ever happened to you? You're scrolling through Skillshare and wonder, "how did that class get over 1,000 enrollments?" Or you open up an email and think, "how did that class get featured in the trending section?" Or you're reading the blog and come across an interview with a teacher and ask, "how did they earn enough to quit their day job?"

How To Film A Crafts Class: A Comprehensive Guide

How To Film A Crafts Class: A Comprehensive Guide

Every type of class has its own unique attributes and style. A Business class may use slides to emphasize key concepts and a Music class may use screencasting to give a walkthrough of a new recording software. What you’re teaching requires a different setup or style to properly demonstrate the skills you want students to learn.

We noticed that Crafts classes are on the up and up, so we compiled a few best practices to ensure that you are recording the best, most accessible class you can.

Earn More: Cross-Promote Your Etsy Shop and Skillshare Channel

Earn More: Cross-Promote Your Etsy Shop and Skillshare Channel

At Skillshare, we have tons of tips and resources to help our teachers market their classes. We are now seeing that a growing number of Skillshare teachers have Etsy stores, which is awesome! So, in addition to the standard tips and tricks, we wanted to lay out 4 marketing tips specifically for our teachers with Etsy or any other online shops looking to grow their followers and increase their earnings on both platforms!

Use an Evergreen Link to Make Even More Green

Use an Evergreen Link to Make Even More Green

Teaching on Skillshare is a great way to earn supplemental income to support your freelance career, family, or just to have some extra cash on hand. After you’ve published your classes to Skillshare, keep the money flowing by permanently featuring an evergreen link to your classes across all of your online channels. This is an effortless way to continually drive new enrollments earn referral revenue!