Entrepreneurship

Freelance Teachers: How to Sell Your Tutoring

We sat down for a talk with Chris Rush to hear how he advises to go from the trial lesson to selling your tutoring service. In the conversation, you’ll hear: 👉How Chris ended up becoming an online teacher after a trip to Costa Rica 👉What happened when he combined marketing skills and teaching on italki…

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A Guide for Freelance Online English Teachers: How to Find Students

The Biggest Challenge of Freelance Online English Teachers If you’re a good teacher, why aren’t you getting more students to sign up for lessons with you? You have the skills. You have the materials. You’re ready. I assume you are a good teacher because most freelance teachers are. Most of us want to help our…

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Why I Started An Online English Teaching Business

I wanted to live in Brazil but didn’t know how to make it work. That frustration led me to create an online teaching business that now allows me to live my dream life, spend half the year in Brazil, or live anywhere in the world with a consistent income. Let me tell you how it…

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Best Conference Choices for 2017 for People Who Work Online

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] “What were the best things I have spent money on?”  Definitely many of my best purchases were tickets to conferences where I could learn about building an online business and meet other like-minded online business owners. I’ve curated a list of the conferences I’m most…

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My Free Content Marketing Creation Blueprint

When I was starting out with teaching English online, I didn’t want to spend a lot of money on marketing. So I created my BROKE content marketing method. It’s a reusable, free-to-implement blueprint for getting your best content out there and attracting your best students. Here it is: Brainstorm Record Outreach (K) Converse Extend an…

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The one thing that your videos need WAY more of

When a lot of video creators get started, they wonder why after creating several videos their content isn’t getting a lot of views, shares, comments, subscribers, etc. I think there might be something missing.​​ Yeah, you’re sharing great information. You have pretty interesting content that people are searching for. But there’s that special awesome sauce…

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When Working For Myself Became Worth It

Recently in an interview I was asked, “When did working for yourself become worth it?” I had to consider two different answers from two different points of view. I liked this question because it brings two answers to mind — the monetary reasons and the bigger reasons. When I think about whether what I’m doing…

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