Episode #301
Should You Buy Marketing Courses?
May 28, 2017

In Episode #301, Eric and Neil discuss whether or not you should buy marketing courses. Tune in to learn the importance of putting learning BEFORE earning and why paying for a course is sometimes more beneficial than trying a free one.

Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 00:27 – Today’s topic: Should You Buy Marketing Courses?
  • 00:39 – There’s a time for learning and there’s a time for earning
  • 00:51 – Check Neil’s advance marketing course or his other courses that he has available
  • 01:03 – Keep reading and keep learning!
    • 01:12 – Implement what you have learned
  • 01:25 – If you’re starting off, courses are great
  • 01:30 – If you’re not starting off, the best way to learn is by networking at events and by practicing and doing things on your own website
  • 01:44 – Neil is a big believer that it is easier to learn through DOING
  • 01:51 – Neil’s current courses are about investments
    • 01:53 – Neil invested in a Canadian company
  • 02:17 – Instead of buying courses, Neil is investing on someone who already is doing them
  • 02:30 – When Eric first learned about marketing, he had access to a site where he could buy courses or learn from free courses
    • 03:03 – The problem with free courses is you have too much information available for you and you’re not really invested in it
  • 03:37 – An executive once said, people buy courses because courses are perceived progress
  • 03:49 – If you buy courses, finish and complete them
  • 04:13 – Marketing School is giving away a free 1 year subscription to Zapier which allows you to have different applications working with each other
    • 04:47 – Subscribe, rate and review Marketing School
    • 04:51 – Text MARKETINGSCHOOL to 33444
  • 05:09 – That’s it for today’s episode!

3 Key Points:

  1. Put yourself in learning mode every day; there’s always an opportunity to learn something new.
  2. Paying for a course is an investment—use it well and apply what you’ve learned.
  3. If you have the knowledge, continue your learning by DOING.

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