Weekly Roundup – October 21, 2015
The Weekly Roundup is a list of all instructor-relevant updates, announcements, and general news that has taken place in the last week. Check the Community News section of the Teach Hub on Wednesdays to read through the roundup!
News & Updates
Did you know that we have official Facebook groups for Spanish, German, Portuguese, and Japanese speaking instructors? If you’re planning on teaching a course in any of those languages, join an international Studio!
Benjamin Anderson is another Udemy success story! After deciding to teach video game design full time, he launched a Udemy course and earned an astounding $8k within the first two weeks, thanks to his dedicated YouTube following. Go here to read Benjamin’s story and get a few tips on building your own marketing strategy.
In the Community
The Black Friday Launch Challenge is going strong! Over 3,000 instructors registered for the challenge and 142 have completed all three bonus tasks and remain in the running for the top 10 spots. Out of those that meet the challenge and earn +50 bonus points, our Instructor Team will be selecting the 10 courses we believe contain the highest quality content and teaching.
The winning instructors will receive a post on our Facebook page during the week of Black Friday as well as a swag pack delivered to their doorstep. But don’t forget, the real prize for meeting the challenge is publishing a top notch course in time for our biggest sales event of the year!