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60 Best Free Online Courses For Whatever You Want to Learn

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60 Best Free Online Courses For Whatever You Want to Learn Benjamin Franklin once said, “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” That’s never been truer than it is today. With new technology emerging at breakneck speeds, there's a palpable pressure to continuously upskill. Whether you want that job promotion or to sidestep into a new field, you'll need to commit to learning new skills. However, learning new skills can be both time-consuming and challenging. In fact, according to Josh Kaufman, international bestselling author of The Personal MBA, it takes 20 hours to go from knowing nothing about a particular subject to being pretty good at it. Of course, if you want to become an expert -- well, that takes even longer. Blog posts and podcasts are great starting points for exploring a particular topic. But online business courses will provide you with the time and space you need to go deep and truly master a new skill. Plus, most courses are made up of on-demand videos and exercises that you can progress through at your own pace. Below, we've gathered 60 of the best free online business courses. These cover the main business skills you'll need to advance in today's rapidly changing workplace -- from digital marketing and coding to selling, leadership, and more. Keep reading to become an expert in whatever subject you feel can best help you succeed. If you'd prefer, click on one of the following topics to jump straight to courses regarding...

34 Free Online Marketing Classes to Take This Year

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34 Free Online Marketing Classes to Take This Year I don't know about you, but I miss taking classes. I miss taking notes, studying, and most of all, learning a ton of new skills. That's not to say I don't learn a lot on the job here at HubSpot -- because I absolutely do. But sometimes, there's nothing quite like listening to a lecture, taking notes, and doing homework. Given the frequency at which new technologies and software are developed, it can be overwhelming to try to keep up your knowledge by only reading blog posts and ebooks. That's where self-paced online learning comes in. I've taken a few awesome courses and certifications through HubSpot Academy, including an inbound marketing certification and a content marketing certification. These classes helped me be better at my job, so I started making a list of other classes I could take to learn more skills. When I finished the list, I realized that you, dear readers, might have similar skill gaps, so I wanted to share it in a blog post. Below is a long list of free online courses you can take to beef up your skill set. These offerings vary in time commitment, but many are self-paced so you can work on your own schedule. The topics these courses cover include: Content Marketing Social Media Marketing SEO Marketing Email Marketing Other Digital Marketing Courses Want to learn more about brands and organizations that offer the courses...