Digital Products: $550,000 with One Course, Lifetime Deals, Side Project Marketing

“Always deliver more than expected.โ€” Larry Page

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  • Who made $550,000 with 1 programming course?
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๐Ÿ” Problem

You know something that others donโ€™t.

But 1:1 help does not scale.

๐Ÿ’ก Solution

Digital products help you share your knowledge in a scalable way.

๐Ÿ Players


Online Courses

  • Notion Mastery โ€ข Master your life and business workflows with Notion
  • Driven Digital โ€ข How to make passive income with affiliate marketing
  • The Art of Visual Design โ€ข Improve the aesthetics of your product with images, colors, fonts and more



๐Ÿ›  How to Build Digital Products

๐ŸŒฑ How to Grow Digital Products

๐Ÿ’ฐ How to Monetize Digital Products

๐Ÿ”ฎ Predictions

๐Ÿ˜  Haters

โ€œDigital products are easy to copy. Itโ€™s hard to build a moat.โ€
To boost value, base your digital product on your personal brand, unique experience and provide great customer support.

โ€œDigital products are prone to piracy.โ€
This is true. If youโ€™re worried about piracy, it can be wise to choose another business model.

โ€œSome digital products get out of date fast.โ€
Some digital products are evergreen. For products on fast-paced topics, offer lifetime deals to boost the perceived value or sell updated versions as โ€œnewโ€ products.

๐Ÿ”— Links

  1. โ€‹Made $550,000 with a Programming Course โ€ข The thread behind this report.
  2. Building a Report on Digital Products โ€ข The tweet behind this report.
  3. 77 Best Digital Products to Sell โ€ข List of digital products for bloggers, freelancers and more.
  4. How I Made $3,000 With a Digital Product โ€ข Build, launch and grow a digital product without tech skills.

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๐Ÿ™ Thanks

Thanks to Sam Schrup and Sahil Sangani. We had a great time jamming on this report.

โœ๏ธ Emin researched and wrote this report. Dru researched and edited this report.

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