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The modern Thinkific alternative you’ve been looking for.

Modern designs, affordable pricing, and responsive customer support that won’t leave you hangin.’ Read on for a Podia vs Thinkific comparison.

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See why Amanda Boleyn loves Podia.

"I love that they keep their product simple, there are no hidden upcharges, only one flat investment each month and you can create as many courses or products as you want."

Thinkific vs Podia for Online Courses

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Starts at $39/mo

Starts at $49/mo

“Free” Plan


Yes, with limited features.

Sell Memberships


Yes (on $99/mo plan)

Free migrations

Yes, with Shaker (or annual Mover) plan





Live chat support



Why creators are making the switch.

Personalized support, no matter your plan

This isn’t a deli, so you’ll never wait to be served. If you have a question or an issue, you can always reach us on live chat, email, phone, or video, regardless of your plan.

Designs you don’t have to fuss over

No more cluttered, clunky-looking storefronts that take forever to customize. Just a clean, fresh page that puts the spotlight on your course.

A more modern student experience

Imagine everything your students love about the Thinkific online course reader, but updated to look like it was designed in 2019. We don’t just say “we’re modern”...we actually are.

Sell your online course (and look good doing it!)

Modern designs, quick customizations, and customer support you can rely on. We’re the Thinkific alternative you’ve been searching for!

See how other creators are using Podia to sell online courses

Conversations that Convert

By Erika Tebbens
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I love Podia because it's simple for me to use as the creator, and simple for my students to navigate as well. The customer experience and responsiveness is top notch, and I love that they listen to our feedback to make meaningful improvements all the time.

Erika Tebbens

Sales strategist

Irresistible Podcasting

By Adam Clark
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I was blown away by Podia's feature set, UX, and customer service. It’s a delight to use. It has everything any course-maker could ask for!

Adam Clark

Web designer, podcaster, professional strategist.

Sit back, relax and let us do the heavy lifting

Our FREE migration service makes switching to Podia easy.

Need some help moving your online courses, membership or downloads to Podia, and switching your customers over from Thinkific?

Good news: we’ve got you covered.

Migrations are completely FREE with our Shaker plan (billed yearly or monthly) or our Mover plan (billed yearly).

Just sit back, relax and let us do the heavy lifting by moving all of your content and customers to Podia.

Get set up in seconds

Send us your stuff (or give us access to your Thinkific account) and we’ll import your content and contacts for free. All you have to do is focus on selling.

Painless checkout

It’s like an express lane for your customers--all that’s needed is an email address and payment info and...POOF! You’re converting like magic.

Prices that don’t cut into your sales

Keep more of what you earn with plans that start at just $39 per month. We also integrate with Zapier, MailChimp, ConvertKit, ActiveCampaign and Drip.

The easiest checkout ever

Make more sales with our simple, 2-step checkout experience that’ll have you (and your customers) rejoicing.

Still have questions?

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