Course Connection http://angelalau.com.au/blog/ Creating content for your course that matters Sat, 13 Aug 2016 02:22:06 +0000 en-AU hourly 1 Listen to guest speakers' from a range of professional backgrounds talk about their knowledge and experience. Learn what they do best and apply it into your online or in person courses. Angela Lau Angela Lau hello@angelalau.com.au hello@angelalau.com.au (Angela Lau) angelalau.com.au Creating content for your course that matters Course Connection http://angelalau.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Course_Logo_Podcast.jpg http://angelalau.com.au/blog/ Sydney, Australia Weekly CC 19: Get Moving To Be Creative http://angelalau.com.au/cc-19-get-moving-to-be-creative/ Wed, 10 Jun 2015 22:00:00 +0000 http://angelalau.com.au/?p=1076   When creating content for our courses there is that focus for us to get it done. We get so obsessed in our writing that we often neglect our bodies. Spending hours writing content for your courses will damage your whole body in the long term,   When creating content for our courses there is that focus for us to get it done. We get so obsessed in our writing that we often neglect our bodies. Spending hours writing content for your courses will damage your whole body in the long term, especially if we forget to do some simple tasks […] Angela Lau 15:08 CC 18: Challenge Your Excuses http://angelalau.com.au/cc-18-challenge-your-excuses/ Wed, 03 Jun 2015 22:00:00 +0000 http://angelalau.com.au/?p=1069     As course creators, we get excited during the beginning stages of writing content. Then we end up hitting that creative hump.     The writing stops.   You conk out.   The excuses start streaming in:   I don’t have the time.     As course creators, we get excited during the beginning stages of writing content. Then we end up hitting that creative hump.     The writing stops.   You conk out.   The excuses start streaming in:   I don’t have the time. I can’t afford the resources. Figuring out this tech stuff is […] Angela Lau 42:33 CC 17: Simple Strategies To Get Your Course Found Online http://angelalau.com.au/cc-17-simple-strategies-to-get-your-course-found-online/ Wed, 27 May 2015 22:00:00 +0000 http://angelalau.com.au/?p=1062       Online marketing can be a lot of smoke and mirrors when you begin to promote your first online course.   There is just so much information available online. Knowing which content is genuine to get the results you want can be time consuming or exp...       Online marketing can be a lot of smoke and mirrors when you begin to promote your first online course.   There is just so much information available online. Knowing which content is genuine to get the results you want can be time consuming or expensive.   In this week’s podcast  Josh Denning […] Angela Lau 29:26 CC 16: 7 Strategies to Stop Procrastination http://angelalau.com.au/cc-16-7-strategies-to-stop-procrastination/ Wed, 20 May 2015 22:00:00 +0000 http://angelalau.com.au/?p=1057     We continue the topic of overwhelm and look at procrastination.   Procrastination is the killer that often stops us from creating course content.   Have you ever been in a situation where your mind is flooded with a tonne of different thoughts?     We continue the topic of overwhelm and look at procrastination.   Procrastination is the killer that often stops us from creating course content.   Have you ever been in a situation where your mind is flooded with a tonne of different thoughts? These thoughts can become overwhelming, so our mind begins to wander […] Angela Lau 33:11 CC 15: Connect To Your Core Desires To Create Course Content http://angelalau.com.au/cc-15-connect-to-your-core-desires-to-create-course-content/ Wed, 13 May 2015 22:00:00 +0000 http://angelalau.com.au/?p=1048 Last week’s podcast was a cracker! Michael from Consulting Success taught us strategies to market to the right kind of people who WILL buy your course.   However, what about the course creators amongst us who are second guessing ourselves, Last week’s podcast was a cracker! Michael from Consulting Success taught us strategies to market to the right kind of people who WILL buy your course.   However, what about the course creators amongst us who are second guessing ourselves, wondering if the course content is ok.   Feeling overwhelmed and losing the motivation to […] Angela Lau 22:26 CC 14: Strategies To Create Course Content That Attracts Your Ideal Client http://angelalau.com.au/cc-14-strategies-to-create-course-content-that-attracts-your-ideal-client/ Wed, 06 May 2015 22:00:00 +0000 http://angelalau.com.au/?p=1037     After the euphoria of completing the content of your online course, it’s time to market it. However, the common stumbling block is knowing where to start. There are so many things to consider such as: Facebook Ads Facebook Groups Webinars Newslette...     After the euphoria of completing the content of your online course, it’s time to market it. However, the common stumbling block is knowing where to start. There are so many things to consider such as: Facebook Ads Facebook Groups Webinars Newsletters In-person talks at networking events SEO   Choosing the right strategy can […] Angela Lau 33:52 CC 12: If You Believe It. Create it. It Will Happen. http://angelalau.com.au/cc-12-if-you-believe-it-create-it-it-will-happen/ Wed, 22 Apr 2015 22:00:00 +0000 http://angelalau.com.au/?p=1008   It’s hard to write creatively all the time.   It’s even harder when you have mental blocks.   Limitless pots of coffee don’t work.   Neither does exercise or banging your head against a wall.   If you have tried everything to write engaging course co...   It’s hard to write creatively all the time.   It’s even harder when you have mental blocks.   Limitless pots of coffee don’t work.   Neither does exercise or banging your head against a wall.   If you have tried everything to write engaging course content and still come up with nothing. Then today’s podcast […] Angela Lau 17:43 CC 11: Learn How A Tool Can Make Your Course Content Pop! http://angelalau.com.au/cc-11-learn-how-a-tool-can-make-your-course-content-pop/ http://angelalau.com.au/cc-11-learn-how-a-tool-can-make-your-course-content-pop/#comments Wed, 15 Apr 2015 22:00:00 +0000 http://angelalau.com.au/?p=873 http://angelalau.com.au/cc-11-learn-how-a-tool-can-make-your-course-content-pop/feed/ 2       How good would it be to have a tool that makes the graphics in your course content look professional?   No more back and forth with a graphic designer.   Be able to create a professional looking graphic in a matter of minutes.       How good would it be to have a tool that makes the graphics in your course content look professional?   No more back and forth with a graphic designer.   Be able to create a professional looking graphic in a matter of minutes.   A tool that’s simple to use.   Pretty […] Angela Lau 20:12 CC 10: Create Connection Through Photos http://angelalau.com.au/cc-10-create-connection-through-photos/ http://angelalau.com.au/cc-10-create-connection-through-photos/#comments Wed, 08 Apr 2015 22:00:00 +0000 http://angelalau.com.au/?p=818 http://angelalau.com.au/cc-10-create-connection-through-photos/feed/ 2   Simplicity and feeling is something that connects your learners to engage in your course content.   I know in the past, it’s sometimes easier to share my ideas through pictures rather than explain them in words.   Simplicity and feeling is something that connects your learners to engage in your course content.   I know in the past, it’s sometimes easier to share my ideas through pictures rather than explain them in words. Sometimes using pictures to explain a difficult concept while creating course content can save you lots of time […] Angela Lau 17:16 CC 09: Connect From The Heart http://angelalau.com.au/cc-09-connect-from-the-heart/ Wed, 01 Apr 2015 21:00:00 +0000 http://angelalau.com.au/?p=805   Creating course content from the heart is the theme for April and Camille kicks off this month by sharing with us strategies she uses when she coaches her clients on communicating difficult messages to loved ones.   From a young age,   Creating course content from the heart is the theme for April and Camille kicks off this month by sharing with us strategies she uses when she coaches her clients on communicating difficult messages to loved ones.   From a young age, Camille has been an advocate for others who weren’t able to share their […] Angela Lau 16:15 Be Creative To Connect! http://angelalau.com.au/be-creative-to-connect/ Sun, 29 Mar 2015 03:55:26 +0000 http://angelalau.com.au/?p=799 CC 08: Creating Original Course Content http://angelalau.com.au/cc-08-creating-original-course-content/ http://angelalau.com.au/cc-08-creating-original-course-content/#comments Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:00:00 +0000 http://angelalau.com.au/?p=796 http://angelalau.com.au/cc-08-creating-original-course-content/feed/ 5   The last couple of weeks, you’ve been listening to a series of interviews about online copycats. You know people who directly copy the content from your website.   We heard about the personal experience from Theresa Reed,   The last couple of weeks, you’ve been listening to a series of interviews about online copycats. You know people who directly copy the content from your website.   We heard about the personal experience from Theresa Reed, how it made her feel and the steps she now takes to protect her online content.   […] Angela Lau 21:12 CC 07: Get Your Course Content Protected! http://angelalau.com.au/cc-07-get-your-course-content-protected/ Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:00:00 +0000 http://angelalau.com.au/?p=783 Last week we heard about Theresa’s experience in getting her online content copied.   In today’s episode, you are going to learn how to protect yourself when somebody copies your course content.   The special guest on today’s podcast is Lisa, Last week we heard about Theresa’s experience in getting her online content copied.   In today’s episode, you are going to learn how to protect yourself when somebody copies your course content.   The special guest on today’s podcast is Lisa, a legal lawyer & coach. She helps entrepreneurs put legal protections in place so […] Angela Lau 22:03 CC 06: Help! Someone’s Copied Your Content. http://angelalau.com.au/cc-06-help-someones-copied-your-content-2/ http://angelalau.com.au/cc-06-help-someones-copied-your-content-2/#comments Wed, 11 Mar 2015 21:00:00 +0000 http://angelalau.com.au/?p=721 http://angelalau.com.au/cc-06-help-someones-copied-your-content-2/feed/ 3   You get an email from your friend, alerting you that someone has copied the content from your course.   You feel sick.   You have that feeling like you’ve been kicked in the guts.   Crawling back into bed is an option but not necessarily an effective...   You get an email from your friend, alerting you that someone has copied the content from your course.   You feel sick.   You have that feeling like you’ve been kicked in the guts.   Crawling back into bed is an option but not necessarily an effective one.   In today’s episode, we chat […] Angela Lau 23:54 CC 05: Tips To Hiring A VA http://angelalau.com.au/cc-05-tips-to-hiring-a-va/ Thu, 05 Mar 2015 21:00:00 +0000 http://angelalau.com.au/?p=720 Clarity. Calm. Excitement. These are feelings you should have when you deliver your online course. And this is the feeling you too will have when you listen to today’s episode with Sam Howard from Pursue Your Dreams Sam shares with us so many valuable ... Clarity. Calm. Excitement. These are feelings you should have when you deliver your online course. And this is the feeling you too will have when you listen to today’s episode with Sam Howard from Pursue Your Dreams Sam shares with us so many valuable tips on how to deliver an online course that you will […] Angela Lau 19:20 CC 04: Time Saving Tools To Stay Organised http://angelalau.com.au/cc-04-time-saving-tools-to-stay-organised/ Wed, 04 Mar 2015 21:00:00 +0000 http://angelalau.com.au/?p=677 Deanna Fenton from Simple Steps to Online Success shares with us her favourite online tools she uses to keep her content and business organised. Her background is quite unique because she is that rare breed of online marketing professional who not only... Deanna Fenton from Simple Steps to Online Success shares with us her favourite online tools she uses to keep her content and business organised. Her background is quite unique because she is that rare breed of online marketing professional who not only understands the technologies and strategies that drive online marketing, but she communicates them […] Angela Lau 20:07 CC 03: Creating Online Courses Using 3 Simple Tools http://angelalau.com.au/cc-03-creating-online-courses-using-3-simple-tools-2/ http://angelalau.com.au/cc-03-creating-online-courses-using-3-simple-tools-2/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 21:00:00 +0000 http://angelalau.com.au/?p=666 http://angelalau.com.au/cc-03-creating-online-courses-using-3-simple-tools-2/feed/ 1 Technology is often used as an excuse for people not to have an online course that showcases their business. Well, in today’s episode, Jonathon Perez expels this myth. He explains why we don’t need to have a big budget or fancy plugin to get an online ... Technology is often used as an excuse for people not to have an online course that showcases their business. Well, in today’s episode, Jonathon Perez expels this myth. He explains why we don’t need to have a big budget or fancy plugin to get an online course up and running. Tune into today’s podcast and […] Angela Lau 20:33 CC 02: Successful Online Biz http://angelalau.com.au/cc-02-successful-online-biz-2/ Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:00:00 +0000 http://angelalau.com.au/?p=647 In this episode, I talk to Kim Doyal an amazing WordPress guru, Podcaster and Business Coach. She shares with us the fundamentals, every successful online business should have. The topics include: The importance of having a visually appealing website H... In this episode, I talk to Kim Doyal an amazing WordPress guru, Podcaster and Business Coach. She shares with us the fundamentals, every successful online business should have. The topics include: The importance of having a visually appealing website Hiring a professional to do our website so things are done properly the first time Measuring […] Angela Lau 29:19 CC 01: Who is Angela? http://angelalau.com.au/cc-01-who-is-angela/ Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:00:00 +0000 http://angelalau.com.au/?p=623 It was so much fun recording this first episode with Sandi. She’s the Connection Concierge from http://www.sandieveleth.com/. Normally I find it hard to talk about myself but I was amazed at how easy it was to chat away with Sandi. It was so much fun recording this first episode with Sandi. She’s the Connection Concierge from http://www.sandieveleth.com/. Normally I find it hard to talk about myself but I was amazed at how easy it was to chat away with Sandi. Not only was she able to put me at ease, but also she got me […] Angela Lau 24:31