As a web designer, developer, internet marketer today, we have to constantly keep our skills set sharp and honed. We work in an industry that can leave your skills irrelevant and outdated in a short period of time. With the demands of skilled web designers, developers, internet marketer at an all time high, so has the number of online course providers risen which cater to keep us learning and developing our skills that keep us relevant and competitive.
If you are interested in a career as a web designer, developer, internet marketing, you can do so in the comfort of your home. The internet has provided an abundance of new opportunities and many chosen this career path and may I say they are making a great living, created businesses, have become industry drivers and more are making a difference and carving their own path in this ever evolving and changing industry.
Just imagine working for companies like Apple, Google, Microsoft, IBM, or if you are an entrepreneur type, starting your own business or even if you’re just the curios type and want to learn more about the internet. Learning has never been easier today and it’s all in front of your computer.
I’ve put together a list of current online resources that are both free and paid aimed at all web professionals from web design, development and internet marketing. This list covers courses from beginners and expert level.
Treehouse covers the gamut of course for web professionals whether you are a web designer, developer or internet marketer. All the courses offered were all created by a team of in-house experts and teachers. A great place for learning and very affordable starting at $25.00 dollars per month.
A great place for beginners to learn with over 22,000 courses to choose from. A great place for industry experts to share their knowledge and earn money at the same time. Their courses are available and can be purchased per course. They always have a promotion so sign up for their newsletter and wait for one of their heavily discounted promotion.
3) Google Developers University Consortium
For those who are working on mobile and web development which relates to Android and Google maps.
Looking for a career change, on a limited budget. At Codecademy you can learn for free. A great way to experience learning online. It provides you with a console where you can see your code result as you are writing. I for one will be taking this for a test drive, a different way of learning.
Codeschool is a subscription based learning website. Get accesses to their courses starting at $29.00 per month. This gives you complete access to all their courses and you can cancel at any time. Courses come in different ways such as video lessons, code challenges, screencasts, podcasts, and blog posts.
I’ve had the pleasure of purchasing a subscription with Lynda many years ago. One of the original online course provider, it has thousands of courses that covers the needs of web professionals. Subscription starts at $25.00 per month
A great site for students and learning is available by enrollment. Courses are not offered on-demand.
9) Online Marketing Institute
If you’re an online marketer, this is the place for you. Subscription starts at $27.00 per month.
10) Market Motive
A great place for those who are working as internet marketers or who want to get into this field. You are paying per Certification and cost are around several hundred dollars per.
For those who like to draw, google and are more on the creative side than the logical side. If you want to learn to draw,
this site offers an easy way of learning.
Enjoy and I hope you find one of the links above useful and educational.