Here at CGD, we are all about self-empowerment and working hard. We have a lot of articles about young entrepreneurs and how they got to where there are, just read our interview with Fleur de Force to see. A lot of them started their business online. If you’re thinking about following these great women and starting your own online business, here are 4 classes you should take to make your business successful and professional.
Quickstart Social Media Course
Nowadays the power of social media should not be underestimated. If you’re at the beginning of growing an online business it’s important to brand yourself on social media. Social media can help your brand tremendously but you definitely have to know how it’s done, this course will teach you the ins and outs of social media for beginners on every platform imaginable. Read more on how social media could get you the job of your dreams here.
Time Management Fundamentals by Lynda
If you’re starting your own business, one of the hardest things is time management. If you don’t have an office that you have to go to every day it’s easy to stay in bed a little longer and finish work whenever you want which could become a serious problem for the future of your brand. This course will teach you not only the fundamentals of time management but the obstacles that stand in your way including processing emails and practicing mind clearing techniques, genius!
WordPress For Beginners by Udemy
Your creative ideas should not be limited by technical reasons. So yes, taking a class in WordPress might seem pretty boring but it will help your website to look the way you want it to. There is nothing more frustrating than knowing what you want but not knowing how to get it. This course will teach you everything from the very basics to managing and creating content.
Udemy’s SEO course
So now that you’ve put all the hard work and time into the perfect website you want to make sure that people are able to find it, right? Classes in “search engine optimization” will help you to make your website become more popular on Google and will help you get more readers. And I don’t think I need to tell you how important Google ranking is. This course will teach you about linking and mapping keywords to content.
By Hannah Lutterbach
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