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Discussion on: I'm joining LinkedIn Learning as an instructor! πŸ€—

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Andrew Brown πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

LinkedIn Learning, in my opinion, is bad for content-creators.

They limit your reach, so you can't teach a whole course end-to-end since the rather piece things together from multiple content-creators to create a journey.

You aren't allowed to compete against certain content creators so you are limited in what you're allowed to teach.

You can't publish your content anywhere else that could compete with the content you published.

Its a really bad deal, and I can think of one person who teaches cloud who is now experiencing how bad a deal it was and can't post their content elsewhere.

They can pay you an advanced but it's not worth the short-term money.

LinkedIn Learning has two ways you can work with them, I can't remember than names but one is where you are exclusive 100% to their platform and the other is not.

I'm thinking DesirΓ© here chose the one where they fly you out, the film you and give you full support of the LinkedIn Learning team.

I hope for DesirΓ© that I'm wrong and it is a long term positive then a negative.

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Mridu Bhatnagar

Isn't this the case probably with every other platform in the market?

I mean ultimately it is the platform who is the owner of the content you created.

Lot many folks creating content on same topic would again prove out to be disadvantage for the platform. So, then again here they won't give the content creator much freedom to choose from.

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Andrew Brown πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

All Learning Distribution Markets are different:

On LinkedIn Learning I don't have the opportunity to compete.
On Udemy I have the opportunity to compete but the market favours who is already dominate.

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DesirΓ© πŸ‘©β€πŸŽ“πŸ‘©β€πŸ« Author

I'm sorry you had a bad experience with LinkedIn Learning.

They are totally clear about what they offer, what they expect and how they work, in a writen and oral format, you know what you're accepting. My intention it's not to focus only and totally in the courses creation/teaching, so I agreed. I can imagine if someone else has that intention, then they'd know if accept or not their conditions.

Also, I'm not limited to teach in other platforms, good thing I have knowledge in many areas and the "competition" condition it's not that hard for me!