The coronavirus pandemic has proved to be vicious for over a year now and many industries and sectors have been widely affected and some even had to shut down their offices and institutions, as everyone got confined to their homes. However, we live in an era of digitalization, and when adversity struck, people gradually shifted to the online mode for catering to their needs and demands. So, many companies started investing in creating apps and websites for sustaining themselves amidst the pandemic and stepping up by going digital.
Why is eLearning so popular?
Even before the pandemic hit, eLearning was being utilised mostly by working professionals and many students across the world as they got huge exposure and had access to the platform 24X7, and that gave them the freedom to study even during the odd hours of the day and work as well. Higher flexibility of time and place made it convenient for many and as the pandemic started, eLearning has been proven to be worth it from day one in helping the educational ecosystem survive and sustain in such difficult situations.
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How to start your entrepreneurial journey with eLearning?
So, firstly you have to remember the following points if you are starting your venture into eLearning.
What are your goals and objectives?
You must give some thought and consideration to your long term and short term goals and objectives because without them you cannot ever convert an idea into a tangible form and execute the plan accordingly. So, to become successful in any industry, including eLearning, you ought to be very structured and have a clear result.
What is your budget?
You are going to invest in creating an eLearning platform, so, it is a given that you must have a defined budget. If you are short of budget, you can also prototype your ideas with Protomock and search for investors and stakeholders who can fund your platform.
Who is your target audience?
You must be sure of which age group, what profession or which type of audience you want to cater eLearning too. You need to have them in mind while creating the platform and investing in an interface that will help to attract such niché audiences.
What are the features you want in your app/site?
This is a very vital one. What kind of features do you want– Admin dashboard, instructor dashboard, profile creation, monetizing content, courses and modules, discussion forums, etc., You need to list down all of them which you want to keep in your platform.
What type of development will you choose?
This can be divided into two parts
- From-the-scratch development– Development of an eLearning platform from scratch is quite expensive and might take ages to finish.
- Using eLearning clone scripts– Thanks to clone scripts that are affordable, customizable, feature-rich and user-friendly. Expert Plus LMS is the best Udemy clone in the industry today.
So, if you want a one-stop solution for all your eLearning needs, contact BSEtec and we will be here to assist you with all the best solutions and services. Get in touch today!