TeacherspayTeachers vs The Wheel vs the rest

Friday, 29 March 2019 11:15:53 am Australia/Sydney

Which Marketplace for Teacher Sellers?

Updated 2019

There are a few marketplaces out there for teachers to start sharing and selling their resources online. In May 2018 we compared Teachers Pay Teachers, TES, The Wheel, and Designed by Teachers. In the last 12 months, Designed by Teachers closed down and was rebranded into another site. Teacher’s Notebook and a few others have also closed down. So what does that mean for Australian Teacher Sellers? Is it a viable option?

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Facebook to Promote your Resources

Tuesday, 29 May 2018 5:08:13 pm Australia/Sydney

Facebook Groups for Joining and Marketing

Facebook is a wonderful tool to promote your latest resource. Your business page might be full of your wonderful ideas, but groups allow you to connect with even more relevant members. Use the following list to find relevant groups just for you.

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Selling your first resource

Sunday, 27 May 2018 6:17:28 pm Australia/Sydney

What can a teacher sell or share?

It’s such a common question by first-time teacher sellers, “I don’t know what to share.” Everything you use in the classroom has been begged, borrowed or stolen. You’ve purchased and modified and manipulated to get it to fit your teaching style. So how can you sell or share your teaching resources? We give you a simple guide to help decide what your first resource should be.

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TpT alternatives

Saturday, 12 May 2018 9:04:08 pm Australia/Sydney

The Best Teacher Seller Platform

Looking to start selling? Not sure what is value for money or the better platform? We compare all the sites available to teachers and students as well what will work for you. Is there only one winner?? We compare TpT, TES, The Wheel, and Designed by Teachers.

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6 Benefits of Selling your Education

Monday, 23 April 2018 5:20:19 pm Australia/Sydney

The 6 Benefits of Selling and Sharing Online

It is an increasingly popular activity for teachers to sell their classroom activities, lesson plans, units of work, strategies for literacy and numeracy, or tools to help beginning teachers, or casual and relief teachers. Students are also selling their English sample essay structures or sample essay guides. Other popular subjects are Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Mathematics, PDHPE, Economics, History, and Extension subjects for their notes, summaries, practice questions, and diagrams.

Are there any benefits to selling and sharing for teachers and students? Can it really make a difference, or is it just “cheating”?


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Top 8 Tips and Tricks for Selling on The Wheel

Monday, 19 March 2018 11:38:40 pm Australia/Sydney

Top 8 Tips and Tricks for Sellers

These are our Top 8 Tips and Tricks to ensure you have a successful selling career on The Wheel. Uploading your first resource, or you are ready to take your selling to the next level, make sure you have read our great tips. Selling resources may be a long-term plan for income, but it doesn't have to be time-consuming. The Wheel is unique, and although there is a small learning curve, like anything new, these tricks will ensure your products look professional and are easily promoted.

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How to become a Teacher Author

Sunday, 18 February 2018 5:23:21 pm Australia/Sydney

Are you ready to start selling?

More and more teachers are online trying to find resources to improve their classrooms and lessons. Have you seen other's work and thought..."I can do that!" Before you start selling, read the following post on how to set up a safe and secure store. Don't be forced to shut your store down, or make the same mistake as others and have to change your store due to issues with your resources.

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The Wheel is an educational networking and resource marketplace that connects educators and students with knowledge, resources and tools to excel. Either digital or physical, each product is created to assist educators or students researching or preparing for a specific subject matter. The Wheel was founded by Michael de Main, a NSW Secondary Teacher.