While you are already an expert marketer in your own right, here are 5 tips for promoting your marketing class on Skillshare.
By now you’ve heard our many recommendations to use your referral link when marketing your class. But instead of just telling you the benefits of referring new students to Skillshare, we’re going to show you. Read on below to find out how some teachers have increased their revenue and their student following all thanks to marketing with their referral link.
You can increase the number of referrals you drive to Skillshare by marketing your Channel. With your Channel Referral link, you can offer all of your classes, instead of just one class, for $0.99! When you can market all of your classes at once, the offer to sign up becomes much more appealing. And when you can tap into an audience that would benefit from all of your classes, you’re likely to see more enrollments and referrals from your marketing.
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.
Top teacher Teela Cunningham shares her secret for a successful class launch: building and nurturing a community off of 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?"
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!
When you get that email from us congratulating you on your first 25 students, we know you start to do the happy dance. Not only does this mean that you’re now in the Partner Program (if it’s your first class) but it also means that your class can be found on the trending page! It is absolutely a worthy celebration, but you may be left wondering, “well, now what?”
You worked hard to design, rehearse and record, and now your class is finally ready for its big reveal. Regardless of whether you have a large online following, sharing your class on your social media channels is one of the best ways to kickstart enrollments and get your class discovered on Skillshare.
Christine Fleming, freelance illustrator and the current Artist in Residence at BuzzHootRoar, recently launched her first class on Skillshare - Scientific Illustration: Conveying Information with Charm. Within just a few weeks, she was able to enroll over 200 students into her class using these 3 simple techniques that everyone can follow. Check them out and start promoting your class today!