Hey, my friends. Today we’re gonna talk about course modules.
You know we talked about the topics yesterday.
So how do you figure out what course modules are?
Which course modules or how do you separate your course into modules?
What do you put in though?
You probably know like 50 different things.
You could put in separate modules for your topic. Coz you know your topic, right?
But how do you pick the right number?
Because you don’t want to have 50 modules. Trust me.
That’s not the winning course.
Alright, so yesterday we talked about asking questions and figuring out what topics to put in your course.
Those are really your modules but the thing is that..
how do you go about getting those people to answer those questions?
How do you set that up?
What’s the process from start to finish?
You can sit down and you can write on the piece of paper all the topics or modules or all these subjects that you think your course should contain.
All the pieces that you think you should be teaching and maybe you’re really good at understanding what your audience wants
Maybe you’ll choose the right things and you’re gonna put the course together the right way and it’s gonna be great and people are gonna want to buy it and everything else.
Maybe you’re really good at that but chances are that you’re just like me.
You’re just like I think I’m good but I’m not really that great.
I don’t know what people really want. I think that I know what they want but I really don’t.
Nobody really knows what somebody else wants, right? I’m no different.
I don’t really know what you want and that’s why I constantly put little topics, little videos, little episodes, little podcasts, just a little 5-10 minutes episodes and particular topic so that we go and we grow and we learn and we teach little things and here and there and eventually you get something that is a value.
I’m learning. I’m going through lots of training and one of the things I keep hearing over and over is the concept of figuring out modules, your pieces to your course.
Say you’ve got 50 different things. Now, how do you go and choose out of those 50?
Which should you put because the other thing that’s important to remember is that a course, a digital course depending on what you’re trying to accomplish, right?
If you’re trying to accomplish a full-featured thing which has everything in it that you only select few people are gonna want to buy then go ahead put together a course that’s got 50, 60, 100 modules in it.
That has everything that your elite few we’re gonna want to buy and maybe sell it for a thousand bucks or five thousand or whatever you want, right?
And you can do that but you’re gonna have less people buying that.
So the best courses out there have around ten modules. 6 to 12 so depending on the courses.
Now each module can be further separated into lessons, into content, into ebooks, into different things, into quizzes.
There’s all sorts of different things you can put in a module.
It’s kind of like a chapter to a book or its kind of like when you go to the university or college, you’ve got a course that goes on through the whole semester but throughout the semester, maybe every week or two, they change to a different topic.
So in philosophy, maybe you talk about one their cart and then another couple of weeks to talk about another philosopher and then another one.
That’s what a module is in the online world.
So how do you know what to put in modules?
There’s different ways but one of the ways to do it is to put together free version of your course that you’re gonna perform online either as a webinar or as a five day challenge or a 14 day or 60 day.
I mean, one of the recommendations is 6 weeks because typically when we sell something, we sell it with a 30-day money back guarantee.
That’s the the norm. Of course you can do different but by making it the six weeks, it’s considered to be not too long to be forever and not too short that people feel they don’t get the value, right?
So you can do a six week or you can do a five day challenge if you wanted different things, right?
It really depends on your topic of the course itself.
But the idea is that you’re gonna put together something that people will be able to participate for free.
Now that doesn’t mean you just go out there and you give it away for free because you need something in return even though it’s not money in this case.
It’s your first Lear beta of your course.
If you’re going to be putting together this free course because you’re looking for people to get the results from your course.
To get the what the course is about, you want these people to get those results. The simplest thing is you create a funnel page.
Alright, a funnel page, a capture page which with their whatever tool you want if you want to do is click for those let me know.
I can help you set that up of course.
It’s an affiliate program so I’d love for you to join with my link so let me know all that but the thing is that with so far click funnels or other tools out there pretty page with one question on there.
You say, I’m just putting the finishing touches on course X, right?
So how to acts without without X, right?
How to lose weight without cutting your carbs?
How to make money online without spending tons on advertising?
How to grow your Facebook Likes without spending ads on campaigns?
How to X without that?
So I’m putting the finishing touches on course how to X without X and I just wanted to know what is your top question on this on how to X.
What is your top question and I’m gonna give you a free Bay access to the beta but all you need to do is answer this one question.
Give me your your top question on the topic and I’ll give you the link to join the private beta, right?
So that gives you people that will get in you’re paid in your private beta, your free beta by answering a question they have to answer that question if they want to be in your in your private training to build your course.
Typically, what you want to do is you want to get at least a hundred participants so you’re gonna at least a hundred questions answers so that means it could take longer.
There’s different ways to get so you get the page.
But how do you get people to that page to answer that question, right?
So there’s different ways of course.
You can do ads if you want but the better way is to go into groups.
In Facebook, you go into groups where your target market hangs out and you start to look at the post and look the questions they’re posting.
Start to answer questions that you know the answer.
Interact with the group and be there and post things and just generally help out.
Don’t try to spam anything in there.
Don’t try to put links to your capture page, anything like that.
Just try to be there to help out in that group
And then after a week or two, you can then say, hey by the way, I’m doing this course on X.
Is that something you’d be interested maybe in joining in?
It’s gonna be a free course but I just need you to help me with the content by answering a question.
I can send you the link to the page and you can generally do that.
I’m not saying post up in the group but as you build relationships with people, you can start asking them questions.
You know connecting with people and asking them if they’re want to be part of that beta.
That’s one way.
The other way of course is just messaging and building relationships just the way we do on social media.
There’s all sorts of training on that. I’ve done some of the past, too.
But basically you want to get people to that captured.
You need to create that capture page.
With their name and email so that you can then send them the link to the free beta and you need to send people to that page so that they can see that you’re building this course and that they can answer the question to get the course for free.
Then after that, you’ll have your course and you’ll have the list of questions and out of the hundred questions, you’re going to come up with your list of modules.
You’re going to be able to decide which ones are the most popular.
You put that in your course as your 10 modules or 12 or little more than 8 modules.
You create your course based on those questions so that’s how you decide which are the best modules to put in your course.
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