Last Updated on May 20, 2021 by Kundan Sharma
Thinkific is a leading platform for creating, marketing, and selling online courses. Recently, they have announced the official launch of the Thinkific App Store.
Thinkific App Store is the first marketplace for growing online course industry and ambitious new component of Thinkific” growing commerce ecosystem, on which it intends to invest in and scale extensively to ensure its course creators have access to the best in class tools to run their business and capitalize on the growing $350 billion online education market.
Thinkific makes it simple for entrepreneurs, and online course creators to generate revenue by teaching online what they know.
The company’s headquarter based in Vancouver, Canada.
The platform gives everything businesses need to build, market, and sell an online course, and allows you to run their business seamlessly under their own brand and domain.
In 2020, Thinkific” 50,000 active course creators earned more than $275 million in direct course selling while teaching tens of millions of people.
Note: USD $350 billion online education market quoted from the 2019 report published on Research and Markets titled, Online Education Market & Global Forecast.
Developers can now create and sell custom applications for Thinkific in they get access to a global market of more than 50,000 active course creators across $275 million in revenue from direct course selling on the platform in 2020 alone.
They remain relentlessly focused on enhancing the course creator experience and providing them with the tools they need to grow their business and deliver world-class courses to their communities, “said Greg Smith, Co-Founder, and CEO of Thinkific.
With the launch of Thinkific App Store we are seriously advancing this ambition, connecting developers directly to the customer who can now more easily, and with no technical experience, build the vision they have for their business and supercharge their growth.”
Through Thinkific App Store, course creators are now able to create fully customizable courses and learning products, simplify their process and market their businesses.
The store all app has managed through the Thinkific platform, which has been designed for ease of use and seamless integration.
This insure that course creators can easily customize their courses to include unique and sophisticated functionality without technical knowledge.
According to Neha Varshneya, Senior Manager, Platform Marketing. “Thinkific is heavily invested in empowering, supporting, and growing our new developer community.
We spent a considerable amount of time working with our creator community, our existing developer partners, and own internal team to design an app store that was flexible enough to meet the need of every customer on Thinkific, whether they are starting out or developing courses to millions of people.
The Thinkific App Store has launched 30 apps across four different categories:
1. Student Experience – functionality that encourages and increases student engagement apps are included: Zoom, LessonSpace, and Motrain, Intercom, Community Box, Accredible, and Hello Audio.
2. Sell More – specialized tools to help course creators scale their business, reach new audiences, and increase revenue. Apps included: Shopify, Typeform, DropInBlog, Salesforce, eWebinar, Keap, Capture, Stunning, and Optin Popups & Forms.
3. Automation – email automation tools to simplify backend operations and customer communication: Apps are included: Mailchimp, Convertkit, Aweber, Constant Contact, and ActiveCampaign (email automation).
4. Tracking and Reporting – analytics that will empower course creators to understand student behaviors, preferences, and needs, Apps are included: Segment, Google Analytics, Google Pixel, Sumo, Wizebank Analytics, Mixpanel (data collection and analysis)
Thinkific is incentivizing early developer partners by offering them 100% of the revenue through the sale of their apps for the first 6 months. After then, the company will offer one of the industry’s most generous revenue share programs, paying developers 85% of the revenue earned through the sale of their apps.
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