Top Websites for Learning New Skills

Learning New Skills

I’ve rounded up a few top websites offering great opportunities to learn new skills in business, marketing, self-improvement, design and more. Think you need to spend heaping piles of cash at institutions to learn valuable and relevant skills? Think again. Some of these sites are free, or charge a low monthly fee to access tons of great learning material. You can learn at your own pace, from home or at your favorite café.


Offering over 7,000 classes, a membership with Skillshare will get you access to courses on business, design, technology, culinary, lifestyle and more. Learn skills in 15 minute blocks with most classes taking less than an hour. Sign up for $10 a month and learn from the experts. You can even try it out for free.


Learn about business, marketing, design, web development and more. Lynda is a LinkedIn company that offers business, creative, and technology courses. Classes take approximately 30 minutes to complete. They are currently offering a free 10-day trial with access to thousands of courses.

Khan Academy

Topics of study at Khan Academy include mathematics, engineering, science, computing, arts, humanities, finance and economics. Great for students or those who interested in career building. Khan Academy is a not-for-profit that provides all of their courses free at any time. Approximate time per course is 30 minutes.


Have a long reading list and just not enough time to get to it all? Blinkist offers over 1,000 non-fiction best sellers condensed into 15 minute summaries. You can also download the app and get audio versions of your favorite titles for even more convenience. Genres include: personal growth and self-improvement, productivity, entrepreneurship and small business, marketing and sales, politics, communication, money and more. Try it out free for 3 days or subscribe for a low monthly price.


Udemy offers a range of topics such as: business, IT and software, productivity, personal development, design, marketing, health and fitness, music, language and more. Pay only for the courses you are interested in, and take advantage of frequent discounts offered. They offer more than 40,000 courses and most start at $12.

These websites are just a few of the great time-saving learning tools out there, that you can use at your convenience. Do you have any favorites that aren’t listed here? Let me know! I am always looking for great tools and ideas to pass on.

And, if you need help in organizing your life or business – contact me today – I am always happy to talk to you about how you can do more, be more and enjoy more.

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