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Online Courses to Help You Be Better at Business

MAR. 2, 2017:

A wise woman once said: ‘There are no regrets in life, just lessons.’ Judging by how many times Jennifer Aniston has picked herself up, tried again and succeeded, we reckon she knows what she’s talking about.

Whether or not you were a big fan of school, you’ll have learned enough life lessons to get you where you are today. And if you’ve come to this post, you’re probably looking to learn something new, improve what you already know, or find a different strategy. Or maybe you’ve simply come stuck and need a helping hand to get you back to business-minded? As another well-known proverb states: When the going gets tough, the tough gets going. We’ve found the best business courses on the web to help you do just that.

 Make It Happen with The Muse – motivation for all levels
You’ve got the idea, but if you need help turning what you’re doing into a business, aptly-titled career inspiration site The Muse has joined forces with Squarespace to present this step-by-step course on How to Finally Start Your Side Project.

Learn Literally Everything with Lynda – tutorials for all levels
Powered by LinkedIn, Lynda.com offers online video classes with industry experts on everything from design to web development. We recommend giving their free trial a go, if only for the advanced lesson on Marketing and Monetizing on YouTube.

Brush Up with Buffer – social media for beginners
Sign up to the scheduling app’s week-long class, Social Media 101, and you can learn the basics in just two minutes a day, from finding your brand’s voice to how to engage and listen to your followers and competitors. The best bit? It’s free!

Understand Optimization with Udemy – SEO tactics for all levels
SEO strategies increase the visibility of your website on a search results page of a search engine, like Google or Yahoo. We all know that, right? Well, whatever your current ranking, this course will help take you straight to the top.

Achieve a Diploma with ALISON – business studies for all levels
Join over 9 million entrepreneurs taking free, online business courses with ALISON. From leadership skills to the legal stuff (always important!) and with companies like Google involved, there’s plenty to learn here, plus you’ll gain a certificate at the end.

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