WHERE TO LEARN NEW SKILLS
Many people ask me where I learnt about digital, coding and social media. Here is a round up of sites I recommend if you want to learn a new skill.
Learning to Learn
Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects – by Dr Barbara Oakley and Dr. Terrence Sejnowski [Highly recommended free Coursera course]
Project 1: Build a Personal Website – see mine
Project 2: Build a Responsive Blog Theme
Project 3: Build a Small Business Website
Project 4: Build a CSS Robot
Project 5: Build a Madlibs Game
Build a Tumblr Theme
Shay explains the concepts very well – also learnt how to change the color on buttons for more impact which lead to an increase in donations for my Pencils of Promise fundraising website.
I was lucky enough to win a Twitter contest for this US$799 Blogging for Business course by Tim Soulo at Ahrefs.com and I thought it was great! Good for SEO beginners with lots of actionable tips.
Check out my takeaways in this Twitter thread.
A series of free online courses created by Reaktor and the University of Helsinki, offered to encourage as broad a group of people as possible to learn what AI is, what can (and can’t) be done with AI, and how to start creating AI methods.
The courses combine theory with practical exercises and can be completed at your own pace.
Digital Marketing, SEO, Social Media, Chatbots
Check out my public Trello board with great resources for the above!
A wonderful website with many tutorials on advanced formulas for Google Sheets and Google Apps Scripts. Try these two free courses: