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Everything you need to build a successful online teaching business and more.


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Your Own Online Teaching Business

There are many reasons why a teacher might want to setup a website.

  • To get private students
  • To grow a teaching business on the side
  • To teach online
  • To document lesson ideas and teaching experiences
  • To blog about teaching
  • To create a teaching portfolio
  • To showcase students' work
  • For a class or school blog

Blue Host is the best place to start.

See how you can have a website up and running in under 15 minutes.

Internationally Recognised TEFL Certificates

In most cases a TEFL certificate is a requirement for the work permit.

We've been recommending i-to-i TEFL certificates for many years now.

This one is recognised by the British government and is basically a passport to work and travel the world!

It's great value, can be accessed from any device, and prepares you well for your first adventures into teaching English abroad.

Pictures for lesson plans

FREE Photo Resource for Lesson Materials

Do-whatever-you-want high-resolution photos from Unsplash.

All photos published on Unsplash are licensed under Creative Commons Zero which means you can copy, modify, distribute and use the photos for free, including commercial purposes, without asking permission from or providing attribution to the photographer or Unsplash.

Amaze students, colleagues and bosses with stunning PowerPoints and worksheets with these incredible FREE images.


The Best Hotels, Restaurants and Things To Do in Turkey

TripAdvisor is the World's most visited travel site, and we never go anywhere without checking-in there first.

Read reviews on hotels, restaurants and things to do in Turkey.

The site compares over 200 sites to get the best prices for you.

Create and sell online courses

Create and Sell Online Courses

Your skills and experiences are unique and valuable. Easily build a beautiful course website, share your knowledge, and be rewarded for it.

With just a few clicks, you’ll get a fully functioning school with learning management, payment gateways, and sales & marketing tools.

Join over 7,500 instructors who use Teachable to share their knowledge. Easily create an online course with our powerful yet simple all-in-one platform.

Click the button below to grap the free eBook and resources guide.

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