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Udemy is emerging as one of the top online learning platforms and is increasingly gaining popularity. It is known to be one of the best and probably the largest market space for learning and teaching. It offers some interesting courses for free that are helpful in notching up your skills. With ‘work from home’ and travelling becoming the next best idea to make a living, it is essential that one knows the nuances of being a professional blogger.
Here are 5 of my favorite blogging courses on Udemy:
This is a step by step, detailed guide on starting a self-hosted blog using WordPress. It serves as a good guide for beginners; however, it caters to bloggers of all skill levels. Students are guided through the entire process of setting up their own blog using WordPress, along with how to set up hosting, domain name, install WordPress, add content and everything else that you need to know about blogging. All one needs is to give 2 hours of their time daily, a willingness to learn and about $13 for hosting and a domain name. It takes 18 lectures to finish this course. So far 3,289 students have enrolled since its inception in December 2015.
This course is for all those who wish to become a pro at blogging and earn a good living through it. It takes you to being a Paid Pro Blogger. It consists of 32 lectures. Through this course you will learn how to create your blog from scratch, establish your brand, make your website profitable, discover revenue generating avenues, and employ SEO techniques to become popular. Also learn how bloggers eat, travel and dress for free and create your own long-term audience retention to always keep growing.
This course is a 30-day program that trains you to transform and upgrade your blog. It may not necessarily teach you how to monetize or make profits through your blog but it will surely teach you how to turn your blog into a marketing powerhouse. Perfect your writing, optimize your design and create a marketing funnel from your blog. It consists of 30 lectures in total and 3 hours of video.
This course gives you tips from a top editor to improve your business writings, blogs, PR and copy writing skills. So far, about 54,267 students have enrolled for this course. It consists of 11 lectures in total. All you need is a pen, paper and computer and you can start getting tips from the author of the best-selling book: ‘Writing with Flair: How to Become and Exceptional Writer’. This course is for all those who wish to upgrade their writing skills to enhance their career or business.
This is a course that helps you kill your writer’s block and generate scores of blog topics and headlines. It consists of 11 lectures that teach you great new ways to think about blog topics. You are sure to never run out of content ideas after doing this course.
You aren’t born an expert in any field. Becoming an expert requires constant learning. Have any other free course suggestions? Comment below so we can all benefit.