9 Online Course Software Tools to Monetize Your Knowledge

From programming to knitting to photography to small business accounting, there’s a lot to learn out there and millions of could-be students want to learn from you! If you have the know-how to teach, there’s an opportunity to make money by sharing your expertise. The trick is knowing how to build your course and optimize your platform to deliver the knowledge you have to offer. Luckily there are many worthy options for building a learning platform to monetize your knowledge. We have rounded up 9 online course software tools from around the web to help you get started on the road to monetizing your knowledge!

ZippyCourses

ZippyCourses is a WordPress plugin that enables you to create and sell online courses with ease. No programming knowledge is required to get started building a course.

ZippyCourses

Grovo

Grovo is a next-generation learning solution for today’s workforce. It empowers businesses with the technology, content, and service to align, educate, and inspire their teams. From onboarding to professional development, the 60-second microlearning videos teach everything 21st-century employees need, delivered on a platform that learners and trainers love.

Grovo

Udemy

Udemy is the world’s online learning marketplace, where 9 million+ students are taking courses in everything from programming to yoga to photography–and much, much more. Each of their 35,000+ courses is taught by an expert instructor, and every course is available on-demand, so students can learn at their own pace, on their own time, and on any device.

Udemy

Skillshare

Skillshare is a global learning community for creators. Anyone can take thousands of online classes or even teach a class themselves.

SkillShare

Lynda

lynda.com is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.

Lynda.com

LifterLMS

Student engagement is the key indicator of course success and future membership. A WordPress LMS Built by Educators for Educators, LifterLMS goes above and beyond to address engagement and impact over a modern electronic medium.

Lifter LMS

Rainmaker Platform

Build powerful content-driven websites, start a sophisticated membership program, sell digital goods the smarter way, and much more. Even better, never waste valuable time with plugins, complicated code, hosting, maintenance, or upgrades.

Rainmaker Platform

LearnDash

LearnDash is taking cutting edge elearning methodology and infusing it into WordPress. More than just a plugin, we provide practical and experience driven guidance for individuals and organizations interested in setting up online courses.

LearnDash

Woothemes Sensei

Teaching coursework has never been easier, all within WordPress. With the Sensei plugin you can create courses, write lessons, and add quizzes. Set lesson and course prerequisites, allow user registration and even charge for your course content if you want. Sensei is the ultimate WordPress learning management system!

Woothemes Sensei

Do you have a preferred online course software? Please share in the comments below!

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1 reply
  1. Justin Ferriman
    Justin Ferriman says:

    Hi Matthew-

    I just wanted to thank you for including LearnDash on your list. 🙂

    It never gets old seeing the creative courses people create (and monetize) using our software. It’s truly inspirational and motivates us as we drive the WordPress LMS industry in new and innovative ways.

    Thanks again!

    Kindly,
    Justin

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