Podcast E051: 14 Favorite Tools for Creating & Marketing an Online Course


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    Episode Notes

    In this episode, Julie shares her 14 favorite tools for creating your course (and videos) and then marketing it. Bookmark this list because you’ll come back to it over and over again.


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    • A one-on-one coaching call with me to discuss your business ($150 value)
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    Creating Your Course

    1. To host your course:
      1. Kajabi – Julie’s favorite all-in-one and student experience.
      2. Or Thinkific – if you’re on a tight budget and need to get started with one course for free.
    2. To record and edit videos:
      1. Mac: Screenflow
      2. PC: Camtasia
      3. Both: Adobe Creative Cloud
      4. Both: Movavi Video Suite
      5. Both: Zoom (for recording only)
    3. Google Docs and Google Slides
    4. Ring Light to improve your videos
    5. Envato Elements for presentation templates
    6. Funnel Gorgeous for slide decks and presentation templates
    7. Microphone
      1. Irig (for recording from your phone)
      2. ATR 2100 USB (for recording from your computer

    Marketing Your Course

    1. ConvertKit for an email newsletter
    2. Audacity for audio editing
    3. MissingLettr for a year’s worth of social media posts
    4. Social Bee for recurring social media posts
    5. Snappa for creating graphics (yes, instead of Canva!)
    6. For tracking links:
      1. Use Pretty Links Lite for WordPress sites
      2. Use Rebrandly to set up your own link tracker
    7. For a project management tool, consider Trello


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