Now that I had decided I was going to try to work on Coursicle full-time after graduation, we had to make money from the damn thing.read more
What we have * Student attention during March and November * Information about students * Their major * Region (South, Northeast, etc) * Classes they’re interested in * Times they are free * What textbooks they’ll need * Up-to-date data on courses for a lot of universities * Classes that are in high demand (Class Checker) * Data analytics on courses How we can make money from it * Targeting Advertising * LSAT/MCAT prep books (GRE) * Tutoring services * Advertising for textsurf.com and similar * Dorm appliances/decorations * Facebook ads * Jobs/recruiting * Housing (sublets) * Books related to a class they’re in, not necessarily textbooks. * College-targeted apps/products (lots of brands want to target college students) * Campus representative positions * The brands that are looking for campus representatives * Pay for use * One-time $5 for all four years * Freemium/premium model (pay for Q-scores). Instead of paying, you could submit reviews. * Subscription model (pay by semester) * Rollout (completely free for first semester use, then paywall or freemium/premium) * Sell Our Data Model * Sell student info to advertisers (to enhance their targeted advertising) * Such as student major, etc. * Sell data analytics to universities * Sister-service which uses our existing data for school comparison for college bound high school students/parents. (Pay for use).