Elena Mutonono's Blog for Smart Online Teaching

Strategies and Case Studies for Online Language Teachers Moving Away from 1:1 Hustle

Elena Mutonono’s Blog for Smart Online Teaching

Strategies and Case Studies for Online Language Teachers Moving Away from 1:1 Hustle

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How to make your online course small, sexy and sellable.

How to make your online course small, sexy and sellable.

Let me walk you through the typical, speedy course creation process.   "I'm so sick and tired of my clients making the same mistakes." "I'm so exhausted coaching folks 1:1. Wow, these mistakes would make great content for a wonderful course!" "I'm just going to...

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How I Learned to Teach Online Without Giving Skype Lessons

How I Learned to Teach Online Without Giving Skype Lessons

Last week I featured Chris Rush's post on how he began giving skype lessons via italki, and moved from zero students to being overbooked. This week I want to share with you how you can make money online without teaching on skype.    In my book The Numbers Game in...

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How to make your online course small, sexy and sellable.

How to make your online course small, sexy and sellable.

Let me walk you through the typical, speedy course creation process.   "I'm so sick and tired of my clients making the same mistakes." "I'm so exhausted coaching folks 1:1. Wow, these mistakes would make great content for a wonderful course!" "I'm just going to...

read more
How I Learned to Teach Online Without Giving Skype Lessons

How I Learned to Teach Online Without Giving Skype Lessons

Last week I featured Chris Rush's post on how he began giving skype lessons via italki, and moved from zero students to being overbooked. This week I want to share with you how you can make money online without teaching on skype.    In my book The Numbers Game in...

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Recent posts
The case for a small online summit

The case for a small online summit

A few years ago when Veronika Palovska and myself decided to run an online summit for language teachers, we wanted something unconventional. Our goal was to make it more effective and less overwhelming than regular online summits we’d attended.   After some...

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How to stop trading time for money as a coach

How to stop trading time for money as a coach

Ermy Pedata teaches Italian online at The Language Rose (check out her Instagram account, too). Last year she made a smart move away from trading time for money, and in this interview she shares how the process went and what she learned as she challenged herself to...

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How to use webinars to grow your audience

How to use webinars to grow your audience

If you don't want to use social media, webinars will help you grow your audience just as effectively. If you are able to collaborate with another teacher/coach with a bigger audience you won't even need to worry about where to find the people.   One of my...

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What Results to Expect in Your First Year of Online Business

What Results to Expect in Your First Year of Online Business

What do you expect in your first year of running an online teaching business? It's one question online teachers ask me all the time. What they want to say is, "Will I be able to make X a month?" "Will I be able to leave my current job?" "Will I be able to retire?"...

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How to keep selling your products after the first launch

How to keep selling your products after the first launch

Remember the first time you spoke a foreign language? When all the hours of practice and drills are finally paying off? That first time when random words are a sentence and what used to sound like a gargle is now a piece of information? That first time is intoxicating...

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How to Spark Connection and Engagement on Instagram

How to Spark Connection and Engagement on Instagram

Someone asked an interesting question in our Smart Teacher’s Library forum the other day: “What is a connection with your followers on Instagram and how do you know when you have it?”   To help explore this topic today I’ve invited Elfin Waters, who is an online...

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The case for a small online summit

The case for a small online summit

A few years ago when Veronika Palovska and myself decided to run an online summit for language teachers, we wanted something unconventional. Our goal was to make it more effective and less overwhelming than regular online summits we’d attended.   After some...

read more
How to stop trading time for money as a coach

How to stop trading time for money as a coach

Ermy Pedata teaches Italian online at The Language Rose (check out her Instagram account, too). Last year she made a smart move away from trading time for money, and in this interview she shares how the process went and what she learned as she challenged herself to...

read more