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Hamsterdam as a metaphor for building online communities

The story of Hamsterdam, which is one man's attempt to transform a black market into a quasi-legal, regulated market, is one of the most memorable arcs from The Wire's five seasons. The narrative imparts a valuable lesson about the various dimensions of the ongoing struggle against illegal drugs. But looking back on it, the Hamsterdam account also provides some helpful guidance into building an online community.

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Online Courses

How to explain things better in your online course

When creating your online course, you may need to break down a complex idea into simpler terms. In what follows, we've included a list of recommendations that can help you present your explanations better.

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Online Courses

How do I price my first online course?

At the beginning of your course creation journey, making a profit serves one purpose before any other: validation. But this leads you to a dilemma, how much should you charge for your first course?

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Online Courses

How do I find an audience for my online course?

If you’ve already tried to create your own course you’ll know that it’s not a simple case of 'build it and they will come'. A better approach involves finding your audience first, but how does one go about doing that?

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