Expand your audience with online courses

May 22, 2023
Category: e-Learning,Education
Expand your audience with online training

Expand your audience with online courses

Expand your audience

Online courses are a great way to increase your audience, whether you want to expand your customer base or educate people about something you are passionate about

In person delivery of training can be powerful and rewarding, however it is a restrictive medium for many reasons. You miss out on a lot of potential audience members due to access (ie location and timing). If you have ever tried to organise a group of people for a meeting or training session, you know it can be like herding cats. 

We are used to having instant access to what ever we want, especially knowledge. By getting your training online, your audience can access your content anywhere, any time – increasing accessibility and opportunity.

"Getting your content online gives you the opportunity to get out of your small pond"

Here is how online training content allows you to expand your audience . . . 

Geographical reach

Online courses enable you to reach learners worldwide. Geographical limitations no longer restrict your audience, as anyone with internet access can enroll in your course. This expanded reach opens up opportunities to connect with learners from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Flexible learning

Traditional classroom-based courses often require learners to attend at specific times and locations, which can limit participation. Online courses offer flexibility, allowing learners to study at their own pace and convenience. This flexibility appeals to individuals with busy schedules, working professionals, parents, or those who live in remote areas.

Scalability

Online courses are scalable, meaning they can accommodate a large number of participants without the need for additional physical resources. You can reach hundreds or even thousands of learners simultaneously, expanding your audience.

Cost-effectiveness

Online courses eliminate many expenses associated with in-person teaching, such as hiring a physical space, commuting or printing materials. As a result, you can often offer online courses at a lower cost, making them more accessible to a broader range of individuals.

Diverse learning styles

Online courses can incorporate various multimedia elements, such as videos, interactive quizzes, discussion forums, and simulations. This multimedia approach caters to diverse learning styles, making it easier for learners with different preferences and abilities to engage with the content. By appealing to different learning styles, you can attract a broader audience.

Enhanced collaboration and networking

Online courses often provide platforms for communication and collaboration among participants. Learners can interact through discussion boards, virtual classrooms, or social media groups. This fosters a sense of community, encourages peer-to-peer learning, and creates networking opportunities. Learners value the chance to connect with like-minded individuals from different parts of the world, expanding their network and perspectives.

Lifeline learning

Online courses cater to individuals seeking continuous personal and professional development. Learners can choose courses in various subjects and fields of interest, allowing them to explore new topics or enhance existing skills. As a course creator, you can tap into this demand for lifelong learning and attract an audience that values self-improvement.

How to get your training online

So you've decided you want to get your training content online, but you don't know where to start?

There is a lot to think about before you start . . .

  • Your audience
  • Your content
  • Your delivery method/s
  • Where/how the training is hosted
  • Your budget 
  • Your capacity (both in time and technical ability)

Do your homework before you commit to a product, software, or spending the time making content. WUZZOO has a range of blogs and information pages which we hope will help you. You can also reach out to us to ask questions. We work with a diverse range of clients and can assist you with planning, creating and delivering your online training courses. 

WUZZOO Services

We can BUILD YOUR ONLINE TRAINING

We can create interactive and engaging eLearning products for your employees, clients, contractors and students.

We can HOST YOUR TRAINING

We can host your online training courses on our fully managed and versatile Learning Management System.

We can BUILD YOUR OWN LMS

We can create Learning Management Software on your own WordPress website; designed to suit your needs.

WUZZOO online training and LMS solutions

Talk to us about creating your online learning products, hosting your training or setting up your own LMS