Skillshare Tags and Categories - How to Identify the Best Ones for Your Course - Fast and Easy!

John Colley, Discover Online Courses and Marketing

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3 Videos (11m)
    • Tags and Categories Introduction

    • How to Find a Category and A Tag Step 1

    • Congratulations and Thank You For Taking This Class


About This Class


This class is for every Skillshare instructor who, like me, found or still finds it difficult to decide which Category and which Tags to use for their class.

Why is this important/

Categories - you want your class to be listed by Skillshare in the RIGHT category so that potential students have a better chance to find the Course when they are looking for your topic

Tags - this is all part of Skillshare's sophisticated course ranking algorithm.  You want to help Skillshare by using the best and MOST RELEVANT tags for your Class that you can find which will help Skillshare to give your class the best possible chance of being found when students are searching for your topic.

Download the spreadsheets in the Project Area and Get Started immediately!

Its quick, easy and simple to use and you won't regret spending this short amount of time helping Skillshare to help get your class found by as many students as possible!

Links to Other Courses in this Series
How to Find a Course in Skillshare using the Unofficial Skillshare Directory Part 1
You can find Part 1 of this Series here:

How to Find a Course in Skillshare using the Unofficial Skillshare Directory Part 2
You can find Part 2 of this Series here:

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Thank you for providing spreadsheets! That's really helpful to me.
Johan Roode

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John Colley

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Cambridge University Graduate

I have a Bachelors and a Masters Degree from Cambridge University in the UK (Magdalene College)

Master of Business Administration

I graduated from Cass Business School in 1992 with an MBA with Distinction and also won the Tallow Chandler's prize for the best Dissertation.

British Army Officer

I spent nine years as a Commissioned British Army Officer, serving in Germany and the UK in the 1980s, retiring as a Captain. I graduated from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (Britain's West Point) in 1984.

Investment Banking Career

I have spent over 25 years working as an Investment Banker, advising hundreds of companies about Strategy, Fund Raising and Mergers and Acquisitions. My experience ranges from advising Start up companies through to Billion $ Global Corporations. I am a Fellow of the Chartered Securities Institute here in the UK.

Online Marketing and Social Media

I have been active in Social Media since 2002 when I was an early member of eCademy. Since then I have my own blog, a podcast, a video channel and now am a leading online course instructor.

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I live with my wife in a 14th Century Medieval Hall house in Wiltshire in England with our Border Collie, Henry. I love wine, first edition books and vintage toy cars - quite keen on lego too! :)

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