With all this free time, why not invest in your own skills?
Unfortunately, the COVID-19 virus is still out there. And as community quarantine has just been extended for the month of November, staying at home still proves to be the safest thing for us to do. So what should we do next with all this time?
The new normal has raised a lot of unexpected changes, this includes the skills needed for individuals to help their businesses make it through the pandemic. With most business operations transitioning online, being technologically savvy could make or break your business given the current circumstances. And thanks to technology, there are several courses you could take online where you can learn and work on your digital skills essential to the new normal!
Here are 8 online courses you could take to enhance your skills and portfolio for the rest of the quarantine period:
Whether you’re new to digital marketing or you’ve been playing around with social media platforms already, it would never hurt to learn more about maximizing these for businesses. This five-course program was made by digital marketing experts along with Facebook marketers. Throughout the course, you’ll get to learn and hone your skills through hands-on projects, which you could include in your work portfolio as well!
This email marketing course aims to teach you how to create an email marketing strategy that will grow your business and career. Learn how to build an email marketing strategy that is helpful and builds trust with your contacts. Understand all concepts from contact management and segmentation to email deliverability and analyzing your email sends.
WordPress is available in 180 languages and powers millions of websites. This is because WordPress can be hosted on any server, accessed with any browser, and made into what you need: blog, portfolio, website, or online store. As we incline towards digitizing everything in the new normal, learn more about personalizing your web experience with this powerful and open-source publishing platform.
Sales is difficult, and if you throw in today’s volatility, it only increases. But during this time, there are opportunities to hone your expertise. This learning path helps refine the interpersonal, authenticity, and remote communication skills. These are the necessary tools to successfully sell in times of uncertainty.
Today’s audiences crave custom, quality visual content delivered with intent — gone are the days when a single infographic would get thousands of views and backlinks. This means that the growing demand for skilled designers will continue long into the future proving to be a skill most people should learn. Understand both art direction and execution on these campaigns, stretching your skill sets across dozens of visual content mediums.
If you sell products and services, copywriting is one of the most important skills you need to learn. This free online course will teach you how to write content that is very persuasive. Study how to use words to capture the attention of customers, generate interest, and, most importantly, to reach the desired outcome.
This free online e-commerce course will introduce you to the different strategies and techniques that you can use to increase your online business revenue. The use of online shopping has drastically increased, and businesses can be both made or broken by their performance online. In this course, you will learn the difference between a successful and a failing online business. Know how to make yours thrive in today’s digital age.
Planning on migrating to the cloud? Get an overview of cloud computing and what you should consider when you transition. Evaluate each type of cloud solution along with the data and applications that are best suited to the cloud. Learn the security operations and tools IT administrators need to know to keep their cloud-based infrastructure up and running.
Why stop here? There are so many more online classes you could take and the topics are endless! It’s always a good time to invest in yourself and your skills. Learning these skills could not only grow your business, but also improve your professional career.
If you are a fan of these online sessions, we also hold our own here at Acceler8! Check here to see our past online sessions. Make sure to hit that like button as well to stay updated for our upcoming ones as well!