- Skillshare, a company we features earlier this year on a list of emerging online class-finding services, claims that its peer-to-peer learning model is producing earnings for instructors that are six times what they would be getting from offline classes.
- Skillshare first expanded from its home in New York to San Francisco, Chicago and Philadelphia, but pivoted into online classes in response to global demand.
- Local offline classes tended to bring in about $500 before the move, but Skillshare says its top paid online classes bring in $3,000 to $5,000, with Skillshare collecting 15% of earnings.
From the article:
Since expanding into online classes in August, peer-to-peer learning startup Skillshare reports that some top online classes are earning six times that of offline classes. With some instructors earning in the five-digits, it shows the potential for independent instructors to succeed in open learning marketplaces. ...