8 Ecwid Store Examples that Sell Education Courses [2021]

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Because of the flexibility of online technologies, the online education market is projected to reach $350 billion in total sales by 2025. The pandemic, with its nasty habit of stranding people in place, opened a number of new opportunities for them to explore cyberspace.

One of the most popular of these cyber-housed possibilities has become online education (or e-learning). Platforms like Udemy, Coursera, Lynda, Skillshare, Udacity entered a new era of prosperity, serving millions of people interested in learning new skills and staying up to date on the newest trends as professionals in the new world of pandemic-induced distancing.

However, professional evolution or growth is not the only reason people have turned to online education. Some people want to change their lifestyles, improve their health, change daily habits — in short, to become better humans.

Both categories have people seek help: whether it be a tutor or general guidance. And you can become one of those who will take these wanderers by the hand and teach them the valuable skills they seek.

But you need a tool, an engine to power your knowledge—a class to fill with students, the process by which you can host your courses. As this is the Ecwid blog, we’d like to offer up a suggestion: using Ecwid for hosting your online courses. Whether your educational materials are printable files or videos — you’ll find a friend in Ecwid’s ecommerce business model.

To light up your imagination and give you some ideas on how to organize your own educational business and get your knowledge out into the world, we’ve made up a list of Ecwid-based businesses that already successfully sell courses online.

Remember: there’s nothing silly about teaching people the things you already know how to do. You have skills that someone doesn’t have. You just need to find the right audience for your expertise.

Without further ado: a list of educational resources and courses, powered by Ecwid E-commerce.

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Flow Movement

In 2012, Flow Movement was born out of the desire to share fluid, dance-informed movement with the world. Created by Marlo Fisken, Flow Movement provides materials and tutorials to help you reacquaint yourself with your own creative body.

Marlo has studied dance for 30 years and taught for 18. She says: “The Flow Movement approach invites all people to move with imagination, sensuality, and sensitivity—and to become more comfortable being on and playing with the floor.”

So if you want to get your body in motion, Marlo’s online dancing courses might just be the place to kick start your creativity.

LaNesha Tabb

Meet LaNesha—a full-time kindergarten teacher with 14 years of experience, a writer, a public speaker, a loving wife, and a mother of two lovely kids.

LaNesha specializes in motivating educators and children to think outside of the box, by implementing globally and culturally relevance into every lesson.

As a full-time educator, LaNesha provides teachers and learners with timely and engaging workshops, and keynotes that inspire confidence and excitement to take her new and effective ideas into the classroom.

At LaNesha website, you can find online courses on history, math, raising kids, and reading for kids and adults. All available for purchase.

Sydney Flying Academy

If you want to learn how to fly, and see the world through a bird’s eyes, then Sydney Flying Academy is for you. You can sign up for their trial flight, or take the whole course online. On top of that, Sydney Flying Academy invites its visitors to take a flight trip above Sydney, or take over control of Boeing-737 with their flight simulator.

While you can’t learn how to fly sitting in front of a computer, some theory SFA courses are offered online.

Change

Change is an advanced educational system that provides everything you need to know to begin online marketing. The training is broken down into 5 modules, which explain key parts of the process to help you create a successful online business.

Change also provides students with webinars, workshops, and an entire library of how-to videos with special tools unavailable anywhere else.

Educação Clássica

Founded in 2018 by Barbara Lores and Marcos Viana, The Classic Education Portal (Educação Clássica) strives to promote and raise awareness of Classical Education in Brazil.

They have reached more than 500 families in 180 Brazilian cities and more than 20 cities around the world, promoting the contemplation of Good, Beauty, and Truth through courses and educational materials.

Classical Education teaches children and adults English, Portuguese, Spanish, and even Latin. Children’s choir and math classes are also available among Classical Education online courses.

Inside History

Inside History looks like a magazine—but it’s an excellent source of knowledge beyond the scope of your average glossy mag. Inside History takes you into the past, one theme at a time. Each issue is packed with articles dedicated to its theme by some of the finest historians of our time.

Do you want to know how crime has shaped our societies? Fancy delving into the history of medicine and surgery? Maybe you want to learn about the games behind real thrones? Would you care to take a closer look at assassins and assassinations that had a significant impact on the world? It’s all here, at Inside History.

Skills Edge

Located in Norwich, England, Skills Edge is an Ofsted Grade 2 Training Provider specializing in financial services, leadership, and vocational apprenticeships.

Skills Edge has supported thousands of learners in their search for work in finance, business administration, customer service, insurance, operations, and mortgage specializations. They offer training courses for professional qualifications accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM).

Stephanie Hair Extensions

Stephanie’s Hair Extensions & Training Academy is a salon in Leeds, England, boasting a client base of loyal customers from all over the world. Stephanie’s goal is to inspire and empower women by giving them the confidence that they deserve.

True perfectionists with over 12 years of experience in the industry, Stephanie’s team of 8 dedicated and highly qualified staff members keep up with the demand of their VIP Services.

You can study these skills too. With a long list of educational courses run by Stephanie, you can join the 60 billion pound industry of hairstyling today.

In Closing

Online education is booming (and not boring!). And it’s not going to slow down anytime soon. If you’re going back and forth as to whether or not to get your educational business onto the web, you’re wasting time.

You have the skills and knowledge to share. The hardest part of this process is gathering your courage and making that first push towards creating even a short coursel.

Ecwid gives you the tools you need to start selling courses online: create a store, get your course on social media, run promotions, and collect payments.

If you prefer doing business on the go, Ecwid also has a store management app for iOS and Android. You won’t need a desktop at all and run your educational business (shoot videos and sell them) with only a mobile phone.

Ready to try? We think you are!

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About the author

Max is a Content Marketing Manager at Ecwid. He’s been in the e-commerce industry for the last four years helping brands to establish and level-up content marketing. Despite that, he has experience with entrepreneurship. He is a fiction writer in his free time.

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