Teachable

Create, publish, manage and monetize online teaching courses

About Teachable

Teachable is a cloud-based course builder platform for producing rich teaching websites and online multimedia lectures. A tiered subscription solution, Free account users all the way up to Professional, High Volume and Enterprise enjoy unlimited course and student capabilities. All offer access to intuitive web-hosted publishing tools, offering template customization and rebranding options with no coding knowledge required. Content assets encompassing images, audio and video can be imported in from popular cloud storage including Dropbox, while administering high and low level updates. A revised Course Page Editor simplifies editing, although more advanced HTML/CSS development can be performed via the integrated Power Editor.

Advanced publishing features for subsequent plans include custom domains, affiliate programs, webhooks and various white-labelling features. Introduce responsive learning tools such as blogs, quizzes, forums, forms and surveys – all automatically optimized to look and perform consistently across every device. Learning content is then made marketable with eCommerce tools for selling content access, running coupon campaigns, accepting global payments and increasing conversions with custom landing pages. A comprehensive administrator dashboard provides analytics monitoring student signups, revenue totals and lecture completion rates. Contact lists can be managed and exported alongside revenue reporting, while managing the payment of multiple course authors.

With course content securely hosted by Teachable, automated backups and 24/7 monitoring reduces the chance of downtime. Student and payment data is made safe due to SSL certificates and level-1 PCI compliancy, while instant updates keep features current. Creators also retain ownership of course data, ideal for lecturers and authors concerned by relinquishing intellectual property.

Pricing starting from:

US$39,00/month

  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Key benefits of Teachable

  • Create and sell online teaching courses, producing website experiences and managing branding, student data and monetization.
  • Teachable assumes no prior coding experience, using a template-based Website Builder to re-brand and customize themes.
  • Import PDF, image, audio and video assets from Dropbox, Box and Udemy to produce rich multimedia lectures.
  • All-new Course Page Editor enables intuitive, quick updates while the more advanced Power Editor adds HTML/CSS development.
  • Unlimited courses and students from free signup, including email marketing, progress tracking and eCommerce features as standard.
  • Upgrade to paid to add custom domains, affiliate programs, third-party integrations, webhooks, white-labeling and advanced reporting.
  • Add blogs, quizzes, discussion forums and student feedback forms while extending support with Zapier-based integrations.
  • Dashboard-based analytics visualize student signups or transactions, offering data insights into lecture completion and enrollments.
  • Reliable, secure cloud-hosting ensures regular data backups, technical support and instant automated updates.
  • Devices

    Business size

    S M L

    Markets

    Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany and 5 others, United Kingdom, India, Japan, Mexico, United States

    Supported Languages

    English

    Pricing starting from:

    US$39,00/month

    • Free Trial
    • Subscription

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    Features

    Total features of Teachable: 66

    • Academic/Education
    • Activity Dashboard
    • Affiliate Management
    • Assessment Management
    • Asynchronous Learning
    • Automatic Backup
    • Blended Learning
    • Built-in Course Authoring
    • Commenting / Notes
    • Compliance Management
    • Content Management
    • Conversion Tracking
    • Corporate/Business
    • Course Authoring
    • Course Management
    • Course Publishing
    • Course Tracking
    • Credit Card Processing
    • Custom Development
    • Customer Segmentation
    • Customizable Branding
    • Customizable Templates
    • Customization
    • Data Import/Export
    • Discount Management
    • Drag & Drop
    • Email Management
    • Email Marketing
    • Enrollments/Onboarding
    • Feedback Management
    • Instructor-Led Courses
    • Landing Pages/Web Forms
    • Learner Portal
    • Learning Management
    • Learning Paths/Tracks
    • Media Import
    • Mobile Learning
    • Multi-Currency
    • Multi-Language
    • Multimedia Support
    • Multiple Format Support
    • Online Forums
    • Price / Margin Management
    • Progress Reports
    • Progress Tracking
    • Promotions Management
    • Quizzes
    • Real Time Data
    • Real Time Reporting
    • Recurring/Subscription Billing
    • Reporting & Statistics
    • Sales Trend Analysis
    • Secure Data Storage
    • Self-Paced Courses
    • Student Management
    • Surveys & Feedback
    • Synchronous Learning
    • Tests/Assessments
    • Third Party Integrations
    • Training Administration
    • URL Customization
    • User Management
    • Video Conferencing
    • Video Support
    • eCommerce Management
    • eLearning Companies

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    4,4 /5
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    Value for Money
    4/5
    Features
    4,1/5
    Ease of Use
    4,3/5
    Customer Support
    3,9/5

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    Mike C.
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    • Industry: E-Learning
    • Company size: Self Employed
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    The Grass is Not Always Greener

    Reviewed on 2021/02/06

    Teachable allows me to run a great online school - and to do so with much of the functionality in...

    Teachable allows me to run a great online school - and to do so with much of the functionality in one package. I do opt to substitute my own website and email automation (WordPress and Active Campaign) but I use their eCommerce payment platform and feel very confident. I have often wondered about switching but never have found an alterative that does not offer better than an alternative set of compromises.

    Pros

    Teachable is easy to use and does everything I need it to - and mostly very well. I also like that the company behaves ethically.

    The user experience for my students is excellent and the all-in one package makes it very easy for me.

    Cons

    There are a few little niggles. Not a great mobile solution (but perfectly adequate) and the text editor in the course builder is low on capabilities for formatting beyond the basics (Tables? Not so much). And the placement of toolbars and save buttons is frustrating.

    Verified Reviewer
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    • Industry: Public Safety
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

    Teachable--- Hosting Your Online Classes

    Reviewed on 2020/02/27

    My overall experience with Teachable has been very positive. Responsive customer support, improved...

    My overall experience with Teachable has been very positive. Responsive customer support, improved features, and excellent onboarding training. My only frustration is the inability to auto-schedule blog posts.

    Pros

    I've been a Teachable user for a few years (I was a user when the name was Fedora). Since then, Teachable has been one of the most mentioned names for online course creators. One of the things I like best about Teachable is how easy it is to use the platform. In a matter of time, you can create an online course, including curriculum and media. This is super convenient for both the novice online course creator and the more experienced ones. It's a time saver!

    Cons

    Since 2019, the blog feature of being able to auto-schedule posting has not worked. I've placed support tickets to address the issue, but as of this writing (Feb 2020), the feature still isn't working. I write blog content well in advance and was able to schedule blog posts with ease. Now I have to set a reminder to go into my Teachable account to manually post the blog. This is not ideal.

    Brandi V.
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    • Industry: E-Learning
    • Company size: 11-50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 0.0 /10

    Disaster

    Reviewed on 2020/09/07

    Horrible, frustrating and a huge waste of a lot of time. Added so much more work for me to do when...

    Horrible, frustrating and a huge waste of a lot of time. Added so much more work for me to do when the point of having the software was to save me time.

    Pros

    Well, when I started I liked the idea of drip content for my students weekly lessons - BUT, it doesn't work properly so I can't say I liked anything about the Teachable software.

    Cons

    Constant Problems
    The software constantly has glitches and major problems. My students have problems getting in, links do not work and have to be sent several times. My classes receive emails from other classes/courses that don't apply to their course at all.
    Don't get me started on Customer Service. UGH! They replay in a decent amount of time - with a bunch of work for YOU the person paying to use their platform to read through, problem solve and basically try to figure out why THIER platform is not working properly.
    For most of us we pay for a platform like this to cut down on the workload we have! Not create EXTRA work! I have spent so much time doing Teachables job that I rather create a damn Facebook group page for free and post the video learning and tutorials there. Or build it into my own website.
    I can't even use their merchant services as they have asked for my tax info literally 30+ times. I sent it to them the first 10 times and just said forget it and have my student pay through our business system.
    Wast of money and a HUGE waste of time.

    Jessica A.
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    • Industry: Education Management
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    It's a great platform for my course

    Reviewed on 2020/01/08

    I have enjoyed my time with Teachable thus far and I think it's one of the best platforms out...

    I have enjoyed my time with Teachable thus far and I think it's one of the best platforms out there. I'm enjoying the user-friendly process.

    Pros

    I was excited to find a product that was stremlined and user friendly. I even like that I can register students without registering for their monthly plan. Of course the fees are a little higher with that version but I like the 'try-before-you-buy aspect'. I like the look of it and that you will be able to creat certificates and allow students to track their progress. One of my favorite features is being able to create discount/ special codes when you want.

    Cons

    I don't like that i have to post a youtube URL if my videos are a little larger. This adds a little complication seeing as I'm not a techie, but it's not insurmountable.

    Filip N.
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    • Industry: E-Learning
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Monthly for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 6.0 /10

    A complete LMS platform

    Reviewed on 2019/05/24

    We like teachable for easy and fast delivery courses

    We like teachable for easy and fast delivery courses

    Pros

    A complete LMS platform, a lot of features and custom designs you can use, you can actually build the whole website using teachable with the e-learning part integrated into it

    Cons

    The price, it's really high, of course, you can use it for free but the commissions are high

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    Teachable offers the following pricing plans:

    • Starting from: US$39,00/month
    • Pricing model: Subscription
    • Free Trial: Available

    Basic: $39/month (paid monthly) or $29/month (billed annually), plus 5% transaction fee for paid course sales. Professional: $119/month (monthly) or $99/month (billed annually) Business Plan: $299/month or $249/month (billed annually)

    We do not have any information about Teachable features

    Teachable has the following typical customers:

    Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1 000, 1 001+

    Teachable supports the following languages:

    English

    Teachable supports the following devices:

    Teachable integrates with the following applications:

    Calendly, ConvertKit, Google Analytics, Mailchimp, PayPal, Segment, Stripe, SumoMe, Zapier, Zoom.ai

    Teachable offers the following support options:

    Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Chat

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