David Siteman Garland is the creator of The Rise To The Top & Create Awesome Online Courses. David helps people create & sell online courses with thousands of students in over 100 countries who have created successful courses on everything from kindergarten teaching to snowboarding.
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Time Stamped Show Notes
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- [01:55] – David is a father of 2
- [02:23] – Whatever you do with your business, you have to have a good reason for doing it
- [02:33] – When doing courses, you get a lot of leverage and time to put back into your business
- 04:33 – Today is about The 5 Secrets to a Successful Online Course
- [05:03] – There’s a free masterclass on July 13th at 2PM EDT
- 05:20 – JLD and David are hosting the masterclass which you can check at EOFire.com/course
- [05:33] – Look carefully at David’s “thank you” video and try to see what’s on David’s shirt
- [06:37] – The training will be top-notch
- [07:41] – When you register, there’s also a link to a Facebook group
- [08:12] – JLD and David are doing training twice a year
- [08:23] – JLD and David have a private Facebook group just for this training
- 09:12 – Sign up at EOFire.com/course and click the link on the “thank you” page for the Facebook group!
- [10:04] – If you’re listening to JLD, you probably have a business or are thinking of starting one
- 10:17 – Some of the listeners are maybe from JLD’s Podcasters’ Paradise
- [10:34] – David is about to break $7M in sales for online courses
- [10:55] – David is getting close to 4,000 people who have used his courses
- [11:02] – David now has a 7-figure and a 6-figure club
- [11:16] – There’s at least 10 people who have crossed the 7-figure mark
- [11:45] – The first benefit of online courses is the ultimate scalable way to help people get results and have a great impact
- [13:03] – There are some people who are teaching through a course
- [14:00] – The Freedom and Mastery Journals are going to make an appearance on the free masterclass
- [14:32] – There are a ton of reasons to be at the masterclass
- [14:44] – The second benefit of online courses in freedom
- [15:28] – People get into a business for different reasons, but also want to have freedom
- [16:04] – David became a slave to his own business
- [16:23] – When David goes on vacation, he can’t unplug himself from his business
- [16:28] – With courses, you can create a freedom-based business
- [17:21] – With courses, you can do whatever you want with your schedule and it’s on your own terms
- [18:10] – The 5 Secrets to a Successful Online Course Free Masterclass will be on July 13th 2017 @ 2PM EDT
- [19:33] – David has a team of spies that check out each course
- [19:45] – There’s a lot of bad advice out there
- [20:36] – “Upfront work gets paid for years”
- [21:06] – Put effort into your course and become an asset
- [22:55] – JLD was about to print thousands of copies of The Mastery Journal when he got a call that he couldn’t call it Self-Mastery Journal, which was The Mastery Journal’s initial name
- [24:17] – “You don’t need a huge amount of buyers to be successful with an online course”
- [26:44] – The 5 Secrets to a Successful Online Course Free Masterclass is critical to your success if you’re interested in creating an online course
- [28:58] – JLD and David get together for the training every 6 months
- [29:36] – If there’s one person you know with a spark, bring him or her to The 5 Secrets to a Successful Online Course Free Masterclass
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