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!
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!
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.
As a teacher, your class project is an opportunity to identify the most fun and creative way for students to express their learning of the skill you’ve taught them. In fact, thinking about the project you want students to create can be a great starting point as you design your class. So where to begin when crafting your class project? We’re going to walk you through the process in true Skillshare fashion--with a real-life example.
Part of the beauty of teaching on Skillshare is that you’re truly empowered to teach any topic or skill about which you’re passionate. With over a million creative students on the platform eager to learn every day, the possibilities of what you can teach are limitless. With 2016 ahead of us, we thought it would be fun to take some time to brainstorm some of the class topics we’d love to see taught this year. Check them out, and remember: anyone can teach on Skillshare, and that includes you!