Course platforms are the ones that “only” provide the minimum to host your course. These usually are just an affordable solution to get started and put your program out there. They usually include a very basic page builder and a cart.
Depending on the plan, you can usually get started for free with a fee on transactions and grow to use affiliate programs, but that’s the extend of the features of course platforms.
The pros: these are offering probably one of the most affordable way to get started if you have a low budget or if you already use other tools like funnel builder, cart or email providers.
The cons: course platforms are limited in features and are not enough for a truly successful marketing strategy. You will probably need a few other tools that you need to integrate which does sometimes reduce the appeal of cost…
You’ll find here the list of all the top course platforms and their review.