The Best Way To Promote Your Class
By now you’ve heard how important it is to promote your Skillshare class, but we want to make sure you know the best way to do so. There are a few built-in marketing tools that make it easier for you to share your class, but there’s one in particular that has the most bang for the buck (literally): your class referral link.
How To Film a Culinary Class: A Comprehensive Guide
You don’t need to be a Food Network star to show off your coveted recipes. You can create your very own cooking channel here on Skillshare. With a few inexpensive tools and a handful of filming best practices, you can create your own series of culinary classes for our millions of students. Let’s get cooking!
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 Crafts Teachers make it big on Skillshare: Ana victoria calderon
Like many full time creatives, Ana Victoria Calderon was living off of the combined income of a few separate sources when she got started teaching online – sales of art prints from her Etsy store, licensing artwork to companies like Hallmark and Papyrus, and teaching in person workshops. “I knew that I wanted to start teaching online, but YouTube was difficult. People had a lot of questions but there was no way I could answer this stuff in the comments section.”
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
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
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
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
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!
How Making $1500 a Month on Skillshare Helped Hayden Aube Pursue a Full-Time Freelance Career
While living in London and working as a web designer, Hayden Aube was mostly thinking about one thing –– how to work on Illustration full-time. “The whole time I was working as a web designer, in the back of my head I knew it wasn’t what I wanted. I wanted to get back to illustration and back to drawing. That’s why I got into design in the first place.”