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What is Podia? (Definition and creator examples)

Learn what Podia is, how it works, and examples of how creators like you use Podia to run their online businesses.

What is Podia?

Podia is an all-in-one platform for creators to build websites , sell courses and digital products , and host online communities

Podia also offers built-in live chat , email marketing , and affiliate marketing features, making it easy to market your courses and connect with your audience.

What can you sell with Podia?

With Podia, you can sell:

  • Online courses

  • Workshops

  • Online coaching services

  • Webinars

  • Mastermind groups

  • Consulting services

  • Online community memberships

  • Digital downloads

  • Printables

  • Product bundles

  • Ebooks

  • Spreadsheets

  • Audio and video files

  • Stock photography, graphics, and icons

  • Templates and presets

…and pretty much any other digital product you can think of.

Podia features

Here are some of the features Podia offers:

  • Sell unlimited courses, coaching, and digital downloads

  • Host an online community with free and paid membership tiers

  • Sell live or pre-recorded webinars

  • User-friendly website builder with the option to use a custom domain

  • Built-in email marketing features, including newsletters and signup forms

  • Lead magnets  

  • Affiliate marketing

  • Customer messaging

  • Embeddable checkout you can add to your existing website

  • Payment integrations with Stripe and PayPal

  • Coupons, payment plans, and subscriptions

  • Access to the supportive Podia Creator Community

Learn more about Podia's pricing and features.

Podia examples

Sketchnote Academy

Emily Mills is a professional illustrator and the founder of Sketchnote Academy , where she teaches sketchnoting (visual notetaking) online.

Emily offers monthly workshops, online courses, workbooks, webinars, one-on-one coaching, cohort programs , and an online sketchnoting community  — all hosted on Podia.

Emily uses Podia to create a beautiful, easy-to-follow experience for her students, whether they’re visiting her website for the first time, interacting in her community, or seeking a more advanced course.

To sum up her experience, Emily says: “Podia is very easy to use. It makes doing business easier.”

Learn more about how Emily uses Podia, including a tour of her website and products.

Billet to Blade

Ben Abbott is a professional bladesmith, Forged in Fire champion, and the founder of Billet to Blade , where he teaches bladesmithing through online courses and workshops. 

Ben uses Podia to build his website and sell his online courses. He also offers free replays of workshops and Q&A sessions. Plus, Podia's affiliate marketing features make it easy for Ben's students to promote Billet to Blade — and earn a commission doing so.

“I’ve always dreamed of creating online classes that help bladesmiths of all skill levels improve their craft," says Ben. "Podia has helped make that possible through their incredibly straightforward and powerful platform.”

Check out Ben's Podia site.

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