Podia is an all-in-one platform for creating, selling, and marketing digital products such as online courses, memberships, downloads, and more. Thinkific is another popular online course platform enabling instructors to easily create, host, and sell online courses.
If you need to move your course content from Podia to Thinkific, this comprehensive guide has just what you need to do! Moving your course content from one platform (Podia) to another (Thinkific) requires several steps, from exporting to uploading them. Additionally, there are plenty of benefits along with the process!
I am an experienced user of both Podia and Thinkific. This article will provide a step-by-step guide to migrating course content between both platforms as smoothly as possible!
Step-by-Step Guide for Migrating Course Content from Podia to Thinkific
I have been using both Podia and Thinkific for some time now, and this step-by-step guide will provide a comprehensive overview of the process required to migrate course content from Podia to Thinkific.
First, you must export all your data, including course content, from Podia. Luckily, the process isn’t as complicated as it seems to be!
Step 1: Export Data from Podia
1. Log into your account on the Podia platform.
To begin the migration process, you must first log into your existing account on the Podia platform. Once logged in, you can access all your existing courses.
2. Locate the Setting tab and select ‘Export.’
The next step is to find the Settings tab at the top right of your screen. Clicking on it will reveal a dropdown menu with several options – one of which is ‘Export.’ Selecting this option will allow you to export data from your account.
3. Select the ‘Export Data’ option.
Once you have clicked ‘Export,’ another dropdown menu appears with several additional options, including Export Data. This is where you can export all data associated with your courses, such as customer information, sales data, etc.
Step 2: Import Data into Thinkific
Once you have exported your Podia data, it’s time to transfer the rest of them into your Thinkific account!
1. Log into your account on the Thinkific platform.
To begin the data import process, you must log into your existing account on the Thinkific platform. Once logged in, you can access all your existing courses.
2. Locate the Settings tab, click ‘Import/Export,’ and select ‘Import.’
The next step is to find the Settings tab at the top right of your screen. Clicking on it will reveal a dropdown menu with several options – one of which is Import/Export. This option will bring up another dropdown menu where you can select Import to import data from Podia.
3. Select the ‘Podia’ option.
After selecting Import from the previous step, another dropdown menu appears with several additional options, including Podia – select this option to start importing data from your existing Podia account over to Thinkific.
4. Follow the instructions provided by the Thinkific migration wizard.
Once you have selected Podia as an import option, Thinkific will guide you through a series of steps through its migration wizard. Simply follow these instructions and enter any requested information accordingly until all necessary data has been imported successfully!
5. Set up options such as pricing, discounts, etc., if needed.
After completing all required steps within the migration wizard process, certain additional settings may require configuration, such as pricing or discount setup for courses within Thinkific – simply set them up accordingly if needed before launching your newly migrated course content!
Step 3: Publish the Course on Thinkific
With your Podia data now resting in the hands of your Thinkific account, the only thing you need to do at this point is to publish them – just like you would the previous platform.
1. Create a landing page for the course using drag-and-drop features.
Once you have uploaded all your content from Podia, you can start creating your course’s landing page by taking advantage of Thinkific’s drag-and-drop features. This allows for easy customization and personalization of your course’s landing page.
2. If needed, configure settings such as email notifications, access restrictions, etc.
You also have the option to configure additional settings, such as email notifications or access restrictions, if needed. These are all customizable depending on what type, of course, you are offering and who is taking it.
3. Launch the course by publishing it.
After everything has been set up according to your needs, click the ‘Save’ button at the top right corner of your screen to launch your course!
4. Monitor results using the analytics section in the dashboard.
Now that you’ve launched your course don’t forget to monitor its progress using Thinkific’s analytics section in their dashboard. You will get better insight into how many people actively engage with your courses and how well they’re doing!
Tips for a Smoother Migration Process from Podia to Thinkific
Having used both Podia and Thinkific to migrate course content, I have developed several tips that can help make the entire process smoother and easier.
Export Data in CSV Format
You should export your existing data from Podia into a CSV (Comma Separated Value) file format to ensure the most comprehensive data transfer possible. Doing this will enable all relevant information to be exported in one single file, making it much easier to upload on Thinkific.
Re-organize Data According to Course Content Type
Once exported as a CSV file, arrange your data according to the type of course content – such as videos, audio files, texts, etc. You will then easily locate any particular piece of content when uploading them onto Thinkific.
Test Your New Courses Before Going Live
After successfully uploading your new courses onto Thinkific, take some time to thoroughly test them before going live with them. Thorough testing lets you identify any potential glitches or errors you may have transferred during the migration process so they can be fixed before they become visible to your customers.
In this comprehensive guide, I have provided a step-by-step process for migrating course content from Podia to Thinkific. As an experienced user of both platforms, I have also included several tips that can help make the entire process smoother and easier.
To sum up, the key points to remember when migrating your course content from Podia to Thinkific are as follows:
- Export data in CSV format
- Re-organize data according to course content type
- Test new courses before going live
Migrating course content from one platform (Podia) to another (Thinkific) may seem daunting, but you can do it fairly smoothly with careful planning and preparation. With the help of this step-by-step guide, you should be able to transfer your courses between both platforms with minimal effort!