Jan 24 / Eli Smith for Think Design Today

Top 5 eLearning Course Platforms

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BY: eli smith
The best eLearning platform for your online course must have the tools you need to provide your learners with the most successful learning experience. To address this problem, we have a shortlist of the five best eLearning platforms you can use below.
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Kajabi is an all-in-one platform that allows you to build, market, and sell your online course of coaching problem without any knowledge of codes. Kajabi seeks to be a website builder, email marketing platform, and payment platform all as a single platform. As a result, it is easy to get into even more comfortable to manage. The offer many features including unlimited landing pages and automation for scalability. However, they are priced well above their competitors.
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Much like Kajabi, Thinkific works towards people who love to have everything built into your site. They also have an excellent support team if you are struggling to get things complete. Thinkific also integrates with the popular Shopify app and gives you a one-month free trial, so you can see what it's all about. We recommend creating a free account to take a closer look at their features. This platform is fully customizable with video hosting and add multimedia with Articulate or Captivate. They also offer course completion certificates, easy email integrations, memberships and communities.
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LearnWorlds is excellent because it has a great user interface. You can also automatically created branded digital certificates, allowing you to spread your brand as people proudly display what they learned from your skillset. Also, LearnWorlds provides an incredible platform to allow you to perform affiliate marketing. If you build these offerings into your coursework, you can create indepth training platforms that delve into various topics. If you use SCORM files, Learnworlds is one of the only platforms that offer this option. They also have a built-in community, website builder with a blog, use interactive video, live classes and webinars with Zoom & Webex. Best of of all you will be able to master automation with multiple integrations.
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Teach:able is the ultimate platform for creatives to share their experiences with other would-be creatives. They have a wide variety of customization tools that allow you to curate your product to your learner's needs. With a strong emphasis on video learning, they emphasize a modern focus on teaching their learners. They offer many features including completion certificates, in platform member community, unlimited videos (including the free plan), and the ability to sell products with their Pro plan. For you business builders, they offer seamless integrated email marketing with all of their plans.
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Podia is a simple alternative to all we mentioned above for creating simple webinars, courses, and membership sites without having to worry about coding. They allow you to use it as a platform to sell or offer your marketing eBook. Their platform includes a built-in messenger, so you can easily communicate with your learner. You have the option to sell memberships to your customers and sell your digital products including eBooks. They also offer unlimited file usage of videos, and webinars with Zoom integrations. Some other cool features include on-page chat and email marketing campaign capabilities built into the platform.
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Final Thoughts

All of the platforms listed above are great ways to develop your site for creating an online course. All of them ensure that you can focus on what matters: your learners. Using these tools to help you with the little things can help you build the best online course. Try not to spend too much time selecting your platform. Many people often get stuck here. Just remember that most of these have a free trial and you can always switch platforms. 
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Eli Smith is a technical expert on education-based software and technology. He has used various education-based programs and is always looking for the best way to help people learn remotely. When he’s not writing on technical issues, he pretends to be The Hulk with his four-year-old son. You can find out more about him on copysmith.org.
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