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Udemy vs Podia for online courses

Your business,your way

Podia is a Udemy alternative that gives you full control over your customers, data, and money, all on your own custom domain.

Best Udemy Alternative

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?

Nicole St. Germain

Creative business owner & Mastermind Evangelist.

“Podia is the perfect platform for creative businesses. Having my digital products and online courses in one place is great for me AND my customers!”

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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.

Molly Hahn

Author & Illustrator

"Podia made it possible for me to successfully launch my first online Character Design class with ease. They understand both my needs and my customers' needs, have great customer service, a beautiful user interface, and the price is just right!"

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Beautiful Udemy Alternative
Modern Udemy Alternative

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.

Bob & Audrey Meisner

Marriage coaches.

“Podia is easy to use, looks beautiful and has exceptional customer support.”

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See how other creators are using Podia

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.

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.

Well, what about...

Do I really keep everything I make?

That’s right! You keep everything, minus the credit card fees that payment processors take upon purchase. Other than that, you keep it all.

Can you help me import my Udemy online courses?

You know it. We’ve helped a lot of people switch from Udemy to Podia, and we can do the same for you. Simply send us a message on live chat .

Do I keep all of my data?

Yep! All of your customers, payments, online course data, and everything you can think of is yours. We don’t interfere or claim ownership over anything that belongs to you.

Integrations. Do you have them?

We work with all email and web host providers. Just let us know what you need and we’ll set it up.

Start building your online course business on your own terms (and keep your customers, data, and money) by signing up for Podia.