5 great online courses for bloggers
July 30, 2018
You learn something new every day, and when you blog there’s plenty of new things to learn!
Many bloggers learn as they go along through trial and error, but if you want to learn a specific skill or get moving quickly, the best way is to enrol yourself on a course.
With thousands of online courses available in all sorts of subjects, you don’t even need to leave your house to get a qualification.
We’ve put together a list of 5 great online courses for bloggers to get you started. We’ve taken courses through the training providers mentioned below so are confident you will love their advice as much as we do.
Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, we may receive a small commission if you click through and make a purchase.
#1 Build a successful creative blog – Creative Live
Creative Live has tons of courses in all subjects that you can either watch live or catch-up on the recorded version when you have time. The courses are all given by industry experts and you can always find offers and discounts.
The build a successful creative blog course shows you how to make your blog stand out. The course promises that after just three short days, “you’ll possess the perfect foundation for better copywriting and creating a powerful, traffic generating blog”.
#2 How to write a blog post that drives traffic – Creative Live
Another great course from Creative Live, How to write a blog post that drives traffic comprises of 10 video lessons and is aimed at writers, editors and bloggers.
The course tutor holds the Guinness World Record® for being the most prolific professional blogger so you can be sure you’ll be getting some excellent advice!
#3 Diploma in Blogging and Content Marketing – Shaw Academy
We’ve taken several courses from Shaw Academy including both of those listed in this post.
All courses are video based and you can either watch live or the recorded version. We would highly recommend watching live as this way you can ask questions as you go along.
The Diploma in Blogging and Content Marketing course includes SEO, vlogging, monetising your blog, managing followers and more.
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#4 Diploma in Social Media Marketing – Shaw Academy
The Diploma in Social Media Marketing is a must for all bloggers, especially if you have only recently started blogging.
This course explains the various social media channels, advertising and turning leads into buyers as well as lots more.
At the end of each course you take a multiple choice test, and there are course notes and tool kits available.
Shaw Academy offer 1 free course per user so make sure you take advantage of that!
#5 Free Pinterest Video Training Course – Oh So Pinteresting
There are so many Pinterest courses out there and they range massively in price. Most are offered by bloggers and it’s hard to know which ones are worth paying for.
The course is made up of 7 videos that will guide you step by step to optimise your Pinterest profile.
We hope these courses have given you some inspiration to learn some new skills to help you grow your blog. We also have a long list of blogging resources if you want ebooks and videos.
Have you taken any of these courses? If not, will you be signing up?