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"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."

Udemy vs Podia for Online Courses

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Starts at $39/mo

Free (must apply and be accepted to sell courses)

Transaction fees


Yes, 3% - 75%

Free migrations

Yes, with any annual plan





Sell Memberships



Sell Downloads



Custom Hosted Website



Why creators are making the switch.

You’re in control

While Udemy owns all your customers, data (and most of your revenue!), Podia gives you full control over your content, customers, and data. Oh, and did we mention we don’t take any fees?

Everything you need to standout

Instead of getting lost in a sea of competitors, you can sell your course on your very own storefront, which comes with a free SSL certificate and custom domain name. We also take care of web hosting, so you can start selling ASAP.

Modern, beautiful, and mobile-friendly

Whether your customers are using desktop or mobile, you course will always look the same: modern and beautiful. Your customers can also access your course directly on your website, which keeps your branding consistent.

Set your own prices and keep what you earn

Why give up your sales to Udemy, when you can keep every dollar you earn with Podia? We take zero fees and give you complete control over your content, customers, data, and more.

See how other creators are using Podia to sell online courses

Game Creator Pro

By Jesse Freeman
View Jesse's Online course

Podia allowed me to launch a custom storefront for my fantasy console, Pixel Vision 8, in no time at all! What I loved most about Podia was how it enabled a unique monetization model around one-off purchases, monthly membership subscriptions, and handcrafted courses.

Jesse Freeman

Game developer & author

Irresistible Podcasting

By Adam Clark
View Adam's Online course

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 Udemy?

Good news: we’ve got you covered.

Migrations are completely FREE with any annual plan.

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

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Free migration and onboarding

If you’re looking for a Udemy alternative, we can get you set up (and migrate all your content) for free, usually within 24 hours or less.

Convert like never before

Send your customers to a modern checkout experience that’s simple, mobile-friendly, and only requires an email and payment info. Plus, we never take any fees.

Support that has your back

Need help getting set up? Can’t figure something out? Whatever you need, we’re here for you on live chat, email, phone, Zoom, or even in-person.

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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