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As most of the country is staying home other than for essential needs, there’s a good chance you’ll find yourself with more time on your hands. No more commute, fewer errands to run, fewer distractions — why not use those newfound minutes productively? Learn something new in your free time and you might turn those extra hours into a few extra bucks. Here are 10 ideas to get you started:
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Businesses need great copywriters to make their products stand out online. Considering brick-and-mortar stores are closed, copywriters are in even greater demand. This 11-course, expert-led bundle will teach you the secret to writing great copy that sells on any medium.
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Video marketing is on the rise and businesses have to keep up. As such, video editors are in demand and you can become one with this Final Cut Pro X course. You’ll learn how to produce and edit videos in Final Cut Pro X, the leading video software on the planet.
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Excel is the world’s most ubiquitous spreadsheet software. Most people have a basic understanding of it but few realize just how powerful it is. In these courses, you’ll learn how to use Excel like a pro, including how to automate many tasks using VBA.
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Adobe is giving everyone two months of the Creative Cloud for free. That means there’s no time like the present to learn graphic design. This bundle will give you a comprehensive, hands-on education into the entire Creative Cloud.
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There are more people shopping online than ever before. As such, businesses are in constant competition to attract visitors to their web content. That’s where digital marketers come into play. This bundle will teach you how to attract visitors and turn them into buyers through social media, blogs, and many more channels.
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Considering Amazon is one of the few retailers left, taking advantage of their Fulfillment By Amazon service may not be a bad idea. This bundle will teach you how to do everything from source wholesale products from overseas to setting up a shop and distribution by Amazon. Before you know it, you’ll be making passive income from the comfort of your couch.
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Most people are not numbers people, which is why they need the help of accountants. This bundle will introduce you to bookkeeping and accounting best practices. You’ll also learn finance and business math in courses designed for those who do not excel in finance naturally.
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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a budget-friendly way to get organic traffic to your webpages. That’s why many businesses are leaning into SEO as a marketing strategy in 2020. This course will teach you the most up-to-date strategies and best practices for creating web-optimized content and attracting users organically.
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Great business analysts can take a company’s complicated data and harness it into valuable business insights. That makes them extremely crucial to companies. In this bundle, you’ll learn how to use Microsoft Power BI and other high-tech tools to analyze mass amounts of data and draw action-oriented insights.
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As more and more companies go remote, it’s becoming more valuable to have HR personnel who know how to manage remote teams. (And may even be remote themselves.) This comprehensive guide will teach you all you need to know about running an HR team — both in-person and from afar.