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Thinkific CEO Greg Smith shares findings on the rise of the creator-educator

Here’s how creators can capitalize on the latest trends in education.


Alexandra Bower


Posted on Jan 19, 2023   Updated on May 31, 2023, 11:52 am CDT


This story was originally published on Passionfruit.

On Jan. 9, 2023, course creator platform Thinkific released its 2023 Digital Learning Trends Report. The report studied more than 2,000 Americans and interviewed over ten creator-educators in-depth to understand current trends in digital learning, side hustles, and the creator economy.

Thinkific offers a flexible, scaling pricing model. Users can sign up for a limited version of Thinkific for free. Its paid versions cost $36, $74, or $149 per month. Paid features include unlimited course creation, custom domains, live lessons, affiliate selling, and 24/7 live customer support.

In an interview with Passionfruit, Thinkific cofounder and CEO Greg Smith, alongside multiple creators familiar with the platform, shared insights on Thinkific’s latest report and detailed what creators need to know about its findings.

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*First Published: Jan 19, 2023, 2:40 pm CST