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An easy to use and affordable LearnWorlds alternative with no transaction fees on paid plans.

Podia is an all-in-one LearnWorlds alternative where you can sell courses, digital downloads, communities, coaching, and webinars. No transaction fees on paid plans in sight.

Get started for free.

Unlike LearnWorlds, Podia offers a free plan that includes a website, online community, one digital download, and one coaching product. Launch your online business and share your knowledge with no upfront costs. (Free plan users simply pay an 8% transaction fee on sales.)

Sell everything under one roof.

With Podia, you can sell a lot more than online courses. Run your entire online business all in one place, with everything you need to sell courses, digital downloads, webinars, coaching, and communities. Podia also includes email marketing, a site builder, affiliates, and more, helping creators replace 5+ monthly tools, including LearnWorlds.

A support team that's here for you.

The number one reason creators choose Podia? Our customer support. With an incredibly fast response time 7 days a week, Podia has helpful and friendly support that won’t leave you hanging.

Video demo

Podia in action

Wondering if Podia is a better platform for you? Go behind the scenes in this video walkthrough, where Ben will show you the ins and outs of Podia’s software and how it can help your business.

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Comparing Podia vs LearnWorlds

Podia

LearnWorlds

Free plan

Podia is yes

LearnWorlds is no

Price

Podia isFree, or $39/month - $199/month

LearnWorlds is$29/month - $299/month

No transaction fees on paid plans

Podia is yes

LearnWorlds is no

Free migrations

Podia is yes

LearnWorlds is no

Courses

Podia is yes

LearnWorlds is yes

Digital downloads

Podia is yes

LearnWorlds is yes

Webinars

Podia is yes

LearnWorlds is yes

Community

Podia is yes

LearnWorlds is yes

Memberships

Podia is yes

LearnWorlds is yes

Coaching

Podia is yes

LearnWorlds is no

Email marketing

Podia is yes

LearnWorlds is no

Website

Podia is yes

LearnWorlds is yes

Affiliate management

Podia is yes

LearnWorlds is yes

Built-in VAT support

Podia is yes

LearnWorlds is no

Messaging

Podia is yes

LearnWorlds is no

Chat support

Podia is yes

LearnWorlds is no

Creator friendliness score

Podia is90.91

LearnWorlds is76.62

Need help moving your products and customers to Podia?

Need help moving your products and customers to Podia?

Learn about migrations

The Creator Friendliness Index

Which platforms put creators first?

The Creator Friendliness Index uses 20 ranking factors to determine how friendly a company’s policies are for creators.

See how the top creator tools stack up

Why creators are making the switch from LearnWorlds to Podia.

Here are some more of the reasons creators have shared for why they’ve chosen Podia to power their business.

The happiest customers on the internet.

Podia’s customer satisfaction (NPS) scores are in the top 0.01% of all companies on the internet. Feel free to Google our reviews and see for yourself!

Create a thriving online community.

Build brand loyalty, make connections, and provide value to your audience through an online community. With Podia, free and paid communities are included on all plans.

Free migrations.

Sit back, relax, and let us do the heavy lifting. Our migration service makes switching to Podia easy, and is completely free on all annual plans.

Make more sales with friction-free checkout.

Forget complicated checkout experiences that cause frustration and drop off. Our 2-step checkout is the simplest one on the market, and it’s optimized to make you sales.

Podia solves all of my selling needs by letting me house courses, memberships, and downloads all in one place. Plus, the customer service is second to none.

— Becky Mollenkamp, content marketer & creative entrepreneur

Podia vs LearnWorlds: What's right for me?

Great question! We obviously think we’re pretty great, but here’s an honest answer:

Both platforms allow you to sell online courses and memberships. Both also provide a site builder and helpful selling features like coupons and payment plans.

But while LearnWorlds is online-course platform, Podia is an all-in-one platform that replaces many tools for your business, including your email marketing platform, online course platform, community platform, membership hosting platform, live chat tool, and much more.

The best platform choice comes down to what’s most important for you.

If you are a large business or a university that has a bigger budget or want a more “corporate” feel to run your online courses, and you have some technical know-how to navigate the interface, then LearnWorlds might be a good fit.

If you’re looking for an all-in-one platform that makes it simple to run your online business in one place, has world-class customer service, and is affordable whether you’re just starting out or growing fast, then we built Podia just for you.

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Join the 150,000+ creators who use Podia to create websites, sell digital products, and build online communities.

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FAQS

Quick answers

Don’t see your answer? Reach out to us, we’d love to help!

  • We would LOVE to have you join us on our live weekly demo, every Tuesday at 2PM ET. Register here. If that time isn’t convenient for you, you can still register and receive a replay in your email inbox a few hours after the demo.

  • Yes! We offer free (and hassle-free) migrations on any annual plan. Get started here.

  • Podia is completely free to try for 14 days, no credit card required and no strings attached. If you’re not head-over-heels in love with it at the end of your trial, you don’t pay a dime!

  • Absolutely! You can see how Podia stacks up to many of our competitors right here.

    We also have some head-to-head comparisons of other leading platforms in case you’re choosing between those, including:

  • We’d love to. Podia’s customer support is here for you, seven days a week. Just reach out to us on live chat and a real, friendly person will be delighted to help you out.