SBM 106: Current State of The Online Course Industry Through The Eyes of a Thinkific Co-Founder with Miranda Lievers

Today’s Guest

In this episode you will learn about what it took Thinkific to grow so fast. The growth pains of the education industry. What some teachers are doing to make their courses super successful.

Miranda Lievers is a COO and Co-Founder of Thinkific.

This is the 106th session of Smart Brand Marketing.


The people who succeed on Thinkific usually come with a business that is already successful in other areas or have an understanding of how to run a small business. Otherwise oftern there is a disconnect when expectations collide with reality.

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  • Quantity vs quality
  • How has the online industry matured?
  • How an online course can fit into a small business?
  • Pricing changes
  • Average income per teacher
  • Sales & marketing
  • What’s coming next for thinkific?
  • What separates successful online courses from unsuccessful ones




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