We always say the internet is amazing. With it, you can do and learn absolutely anything! One of our favorite things to do is teach ourselves new skills, whether it’s a language or starting a small business from scratch. In the office, they call me the Google girl because I believe you can learn just about everything with a quick search!
With that in mind, here are a few online courses you need to try!
1. Take your blog to the next level
If blogging is your dream why not learn how to take it to the next level and make it your full-time job. The Ultimate Blog Plan is a book/workbook with insider information, tips, tricks and workbook exercises for every single strategy. Every single area of blogging is covered in this book, and you can work at your own pace on each section so your blog will be the best it can be. From writing content to designing, branding your blog, making money, SEO strategies and absolutely everything in between. This is the only plan you need. Find it here.
2. Start a sketchbook
How nice would it be to be an arty person? Sketching is great therapy for anxiety and you can teach yourself the skills over time. Want to learn how to draw from real life or create patterns? You can even sell your artwork on the side as you learn! Each video exercise takes no time at all, and you can even sign up for a free trial of Skillshare to test it out first! Find it here.
3. Take great photos
Want to improve your lifestyle photography? Skillshare has another great class taught by photographer Marte Marie Forsberg. This class takes less than 20-minutes and comes with assignments and video lessons to help you improve your photographs of the world around you! Find it here.
4. Start writing fiction
Everyone has a book in them. You just have to know how to get it out! This FutureLearn course is all about writing fiction, for all levels from absolute beginners to those who already write regularly. It’s completely free, starts soon and is an eight-week course. So if you want to get that book on paper, do it now! Find it here.
5. Start a business
Author Seth Godin is sharing all the tips and tricks on how to start a business in this course. You’ll learn the business model, freelancing vs entrepreneurship, funding, hiring, partnerships, cash flow and all the nuts and bolts in between. If you’ve been thinking about it, you should try this. Find more here.
6. Reignite your creativity
Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat Pray Love and Big Magic, wants to help you reignite your creativity and find out how you can reignite projects you’ve left behind. You’ll learn how to prioritize what you want to do, find your creativity, and create your creativity notebook. If you’re struggling to engage creativity for projects or find a hobby to help you unwind, this course might be the investment you need. Find more here.
Which course are you most excited to try?