Why teach online on Udemy

If you’re driven to share your knowledge and empower people to achieve their goals, then teaching is your thing. While all teaching lets you share your experience, online teaching gives you the flexibility to do so at a global scale and at your own convenience.

Whether or not you’re already an online teacher, sign up to become an instructor on our platform and become a part of our Udemy instructor community.

About Udemy

With tens of millions of students, we’re the world’s largest online teaching and learning marketplace. Our aim is to connect students all over the world to the best instructors, transforming lives through opportunities to teach and learn.

Benefits of teaching on Udemy

Gain access to a global student base

As a Udemy instructor you’ll gain access to our 30+ million global student base. We have robust marketing programs and promotional tools to help you expand your reach. Even before you publish your course, our tools help you identify the topics that are in-demand and guide you on creating relevant course videos for your target students.

Own your content

You can teach anything, except a small list of restricted topics. On Udemy, you create and own your own content, which means you can host the same content elsewhere, and upload your pre-existing content, if you have it.

Be your own boss

We give you an opportunity to connect to students from across the world from the comfort of your home. Creating Udemy courses gives you the flexibility to teach from anywhere, anytime. Here’s what one instructor, Arkadiuz Włodarczyk, had to say about teaching on Udemy:

Thanks to Udemy, I can reach and help people on a large scale. Last month, my students watched me for over 1 million minutes. That would be like me teaching 24 hours a day for 2 years straight.

Expand your earning potential

Teaching on Udemy gives you an additional earning potential. In fact, some instructors are able to leave their day jobs to teach full-time on Udemy. It’s free to create and host a course on Udemy, and you earn money every time a student buys your course.

With Udemy, you have the flexibility to offer your course for free or for a price you set — plus the option to promote your course with discount pricing. Learn about our instructor revenue sharing and how you can keep up to 97% of your earnings.

Here’s how Udemy helped instructor Colt Steele start his own company:

Launching my first course on Udemy allowed me to quit my full-time job and start my own company. I went from working 60+ hour weeks to setting my own hours and schedule.

Be a part of a thriving community

As a Udemy instructor, you can join a thriving community of thousands of instructors from all over the world that offers support, guidance, and tips to help you succeed. Plus, our 24/7 support team will help you along the way.

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