How to Validate Your Online Course Topic®

A complete, step-by-step system to help you find out if your online course will sell before you begin creating content.

ABOUT THE COURSE

ENSURE THAT YOUR COURSE WILL BE PROFITABLE BEFORE INVESTING YOUR TIME CREATING IT.

This course covers the steps which make up what we feel is the most important component of the course creation journey; validating your chosen course topic to ensure that it will be financially viable before you invest long hours toward the production of your course.

When we created our first online course back in 2010, it took two of us each around 200 hours of time and work to complete the production of the content, a website buildout and all of the associated student resources, and launch and market the course. This is about the equivalent of 10% of the average employee's entire work year! That being said, we obviously don't want to spend this time on a futile effort.

In How to Validate Your Online Course Topic®, we show you how to determine whether or not your course is likely to "fly" (aka "make money") based on the topic you've chosen.

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Hi! We're Ben Arellano and Nate Johnson.

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We've created a lot of online courses. And since 2012 we've helped over 20,000 other people build their own successful courses.

We'd like to help you, too.

HERE'S HOW WE CAN HELP...

What’s an hour of your time worth?

Most people would answer this question by taking the amount they earn in a year and dividing it up by the number of hours it took them to generate that income.

But if you’re seriously considering creating your own online course (you are serious, aren’t you?), you’ve probably already started to think differently about how you can generate income from an hour of your input.

Are we right?

You’ve begun to realize that by trading your knowledge for money instead of an hour of time, you can leverage your time and squeeze as much future income as possible out of it.

An hour spent at a job lets you keep a small bit of your annual income for that year. An hour spent working on a digital asset like an online course might yield 10 times as much for 5 years or more into the future.

We have one course creation client who has earned $4 million from a single course over the past 5 years. That’s equivalent to what she would’ve earned if she had stayed at her previous desk job for 80 years…

80 years!

We can’t guarantee anyone that they can earn $4 million from any online course idea. But we can guarantee one thing…

It takes a lot of time and hard work to create online courses.

And the bad news is that the majority of them never produce the income that their creators expected them to!

Sometimes aspiring course creators give up after 1 failed course. Sometimes it takes a few failed tries before they throw in the towel.

But what if you could begin by creating a course that you knew would sell?

It’s possible.

And that’s what we’ll teach you in How to Validate Your Online Course Topic®!

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COURSE INFORMATION

HERE'S WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THIS COURSE...

How to Validate Your Online Course Topic® was designed to help every aspiring course creator ensure that their course idea will financially reward them for the effort they put into creating it. It will give you the step-by-step methods we've been using for years to test course ideas in front of actual prospective customers.

  • Work at your own pace.

    There are 13 individual lessons which include over 3 hours of high-quality video content walking you through the entire topic validation process from start to finish.

  • Clear action items to ensure your success.

    Each lesson includes clearly defined tasks to help you begin developing your own topic validation workflow.

  • Bonuses to keep you on track.

    Lessons include PDF action guides to help you stay organized through the course and bonus content to help you validate course topics efficiently.

  • Access to us via email any time.

    If you're ever stuck or can't quite figure something out, we're just an email away!

  • Lifetime access to the course.

    You'll receive lifetime access to this course and any future updates to the content.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

OUR STEP-BY-STEP SYSTEM TO ENSURE DIGITAL PRODUCTS WILL SELL BEFORE WE CREATE THEM.

Throughout the 13 high-quality video lessons in this course, you'll learn...

  • We'll look at whether or not our course would solve a burning paint point for our students

  • We'll evaluate how important it is to our prospective customer to solve that problem

  • We'll examine the market we'll be competing in to ensure non-competitive entry into that market

  • We'll create a unique selling proposition (USP) to set our course apart from other offerings

  • We'll determine what value our course provides and what we might charge for that value

  • We'll look at other offerings in our niche to gather research on what products our prospective customer is paying for

  • We'll micro-test our course topic in the real world with actual prospective customers

WHO THIS COURSE IS FOR

EVERYONE IS AN EXPERT AT SOMETHING...INCLUDING YOU!

How to Validate Your Online Course Topic® was designed for online course creators who want to ensure that their idea for an online course will be profitable before investing dozens, even hudreds, of hours creating the course. It allows course creators to let go of poor course ideas and focus all of their productive efforts on topics that they know someone will pay them to learn. The idea validation techniques we teach can be used by first-time course creators or those who already have a thriving course business. And it can be used to test course topics in any niche! Here are a few of the niches in which our topic validation system has been put to use...

  • Life Coaching
  • Personal Fitness
  • Sprituality
  • Personal Development
  • Mindfulness Education
  • Language Training
  • Digital Entrepreneurship
  • Currency Trading
  • Yoga
  • Information Technology
  • Firearms Training
  • Musical Instruction
  • Martial Arts
  • Photography
  • Software Development
  • Publishing
  • STEM
  • Dog Training
  • Driver Education
  • Magic
  • Architecture
  • Equine Welfare
  • Statistics
  • Flight School
  • Professional Speaking
  • Web Design
  • Nutrition

WHAT OUR COURSE CREATORS ARE SAYING

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"I'm finally able to present my content in a way that's easy for my students to understand!"

Yella Cremer

Relationship Coach

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COURSE OUTLINE

WHAT OUR COURSE CREATORS ARE SAYING

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"This has allowed me to reach students all over the world!"

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Professional Dog Trainer

HAVE QUESTIONS? WE HAVE ANSWERS!

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READY TO FIND OUT IF YOUR COURSE IDEA WILL REALLY SELL?

WE THOUGHT SO. IT'S TIME TO GIVE YOUR STUDENTS A WORLD-CLASS LEARNING EXPERIENCE...LET'S DO THIS!

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  •   Lifetime access to 13 video lessons
  •   Lifetime access to 9 PDF action guides
  •   Lifetime access to 2 research spreadsheets
  •   All future course content additions
  •   Priority email support
  •   Bonus Course:
      A Complete Introduction to WordPress
  •   Bonus Course:
      Course Creation for Beginners
  •   Bonus Course:
      Creating an Online Store with WooCommerce
  •   Bonus Course:
      Creating a WordPress Site with Beaver Builder

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  •   Lifetime access to 25+ hours of video
  •   Lifetime access to 40+ PDF action guides
  •   All future course content additions
  •   Priority email support
  •   Bonus Course:
      A Complete Introduction to WordPress
  •   Bonus Course:
      Course Creation for Beginners
  •   Bonus Course:
      Creating an Online Store with WooCommerce
  •   Bonus Course:
      Creating a WordPress Site with Beaver Builder

WHAT OUR COURSE CREATORS ARE SAYING

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"We’ve been able to easily build and sell courses to a massive audience we could have never reached otherwise.""

Dillon Smith (Carey's Content Manager)

Carey Nieuwhof's High Impact Leader, Church Growth MasterClass, Art of Better Preaching