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Choosing an Education Platform

May 15, 2024

Confused by all the choices out there for your Learning Management Software? Don’t know if you should go with Kajabi, Kartra, Thinkific, Teachable, Circle, or Thrivecart? I got your back! In today’s episode, we’re chatting all about how to choose the right Education Platform for your Digital Course or Digital Products. Listen in below!

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Outline Your Goals First

Before diving headfirst into the myriad of options available, it’s crucial to start by outlining your business goals. Consider how you intend to utilize the platform – whether it’s for course-style videos, client file accessibility, live sessions, or community engagement. Taking the time to clearly define your objectives sets the stage for a successful platform selection process.

Consider Your Anticipated Sales Volume

Understanding your anticipated sales volume and marketing strategy is pivotal in narrowing down your options. Whether you’re looking for a simple backdoor offer or a robust money-making machine, aligning your platform choice with your sales and marketing capacity ensures a seamless integration into your business operations.

Exploring Education Platform Options

Let’s explore some popular education platform options, ranging from free or low-cost solutions to high-powered, feature-rich platforms:

1. Getting Started: Thinkific and Teachable

  Both of these are ideal for beginners dipping their toes into the education space. They offer free starting plans with the flexibility to scale as you grow.

2. Community Building: Circle

Circle is perfect for building memberships and fostering community interaction. Its live meeting capabilities and robust community engagement tools make it a really nice option for anyone looking go grow a community within their platform itself.

3. Top-Drawer: Kartra and Kajabi

Both Kartra and Kajabi are tailored for data-driven launches and comprehensive marketing strategies. They offer advanced features for landing pages, email marketing, and tracking.

4. Cost-Effective: Thrivecart

 I like Thrivecart because you can get it with a one-time fee. You can use it for creating checkout pages and managing product sales and you can also utilize their Thrivecart Learn software that comes with Thrivecart when you buy it. It’s great for businesses seeking a budget-friendly option.

How do you choose the best education platform for you?

When it comes to selecting the ideal education platform for your business, remember – there’s no one-size-fits-all solution. Evaluate your needs, compare features, and choose a platform that resonates with your business vision. Whether you prioritize data-driven growth, community building, or cost-effectiveness, there’s a platform out there that aligns perfectly with your goals.

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Key Moments:

  • 00:00 Welcome to the Dream Biz Podcast!
  • 00:38 Choosing the Right Education Platform for Your Business
  • 01:19 Key Considerations Before Selecting an Education Platform
  • 03:47 Exploring Popular Education Platforms: Thinkific and Teachable
  • 06:06 Advanced Options: Circle, Kartra, and Kajabi
  • 08:45 Thrivecart: A Cost-Effective Solution for Digital Products
  • 11:08 Final Recommendations and Closing Thoughts

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