Eric & Avdi Talk About the Developer Education Business – DEV Community πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’»

I thought this discussion was good and it made me think about once I wanted to make courses around Game Dev or Animation as a solopreneur.

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β€” Read on dev.to/avdi/eric-avdi-talk-about-the-developer-education-business-35de

Topics covered include:

  • Non-obvious pros and cons of selling subscription vs one-off products. 
  • Courseware hosts such as PodiaKajabiThinkific, and Teachable
  • Why many of those courseware hosts have business models that favor hobbyists, not professional educators.
  • The Lynda.com business model
  • Our experiences with hosted e-commerce/courseware platforms, building our own software, and using WordPress as a platform.
  • The explore/expand/extract phases of a business.

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