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The Best Free Courses for Working from Home

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Hey friend!

It’s the Sunday after Thanksgiving and let me tell you - I am in chill mode, feet up, watching a football game and the boys are eating leftovers so no cooking for this mama!

I don’t do the Black Friday thing for a few reasons: one, I suffer from anxiety and all those people pushing and shoving is not a good combo. Two, I savor Thanksgiving for as long as I can before we slide into Christmas, with all its pressure to buy, buy, buy.

So, if you’re tired of all of the Black Friday specials and deals, this post is for you.

If you’ve been around me long enough, I’m all about learning. You’re never too old/too inexperienced/too anything else to learn. And this whole online world requires some know-how.

Show of hands if you learned to type on a manual typewriter. Yep. Bonus points if you learned Gregg shorthand. Me too!

Sorry to break it to you, though. It’s time to learn some new things.

But here’s the good news: you don’t have to take out a loan in order to learn something new that will help you in your work from home journey.

On the contrary - there are some pretty decent courses out there that teach you a lot - for free!

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Now, you may have to upgrade those skills at some point. Free will get you going and it may even give you enough to get you a good ways down the road. But when you start making some money, it’s a good idea to invest in the paid version.

I want you to make me a promise: that in 2019, you will make some time to learn a new skill or improve an existing one.

The courses I’m sharing with you today are free so no more excuses - ok? It only takes a click and the motivation to get ‘er done. Can you do that? Cool!

I present to you my favorite courses for anyone who wants to work from home like a boss. Let’s do this!

Work at Home Summit - If 2019 is the year you finally make your work from home dream come true, then you’ve got to get plugged into Caitlin’s Work at Home Summit. You’ll learn how to get started, how to find your first client, what you should charge, how to make the transition from full-time to self-employed and a heck of a lot more. Forty-eight (count ‘em, 48!) work at home experts spill all the tea on how to make the whole work from home thing a reality. FREE Lifetime Access!

Transcription Free Mini Course - One of my very first jobs was a transcriptionist in a law firm, transcribing cassette tapes. While the equipment has changed, the demand hasn’t. In Janet’s free mini course, learn if transcription is for you and be on your way to making some serious cash. FREE!

Is proofreading your thang? Typos and bad grammar make you cringe? Okay, if you find any in this post, please just look away, ok? :) Seriously, if you’re that person who can spot mistakes without even trying, this free info-packed 76-minute workshop is the ticket. FREE!

Free Pinterest Power Mini-Course - the Pinterest course that started my love for the platform. Summer always shares valuable nuggets and this mini-training is no different. Before you know it, you’ll be a Pinterest pro - sign up! FREE!

Feeling overwhelmed? My girl Crystal has a FREE webinar to help with that. She’ll show you how to get things done without pulling out your hair. And who doesn’t need that? Sign up - it’s FREE!

New year, new goals, right? Nadalie is holding a FREE masterclass to get you thinking about how to finally conquer your goals. Don’t have a goal? No worries! She’ll show you how to make headway even when you don’t have a clue where you’re going. FREE!

Email Lists for Newbies - Meera, Meera, Meera. What can I say about this lady other than I’ve bought just about every book of hers because she seriously knows her stuff. And her free course to show you how to email market like a boss is no different. FREE!

Webinar for folks who are curious about the whole virtual assistant thing - what is a virtual assistant? How do you get started? Gina answers all of that and then some in her one-hour webinar. FREE!

Learn how to be a scopist - what the heck is scoping, you ask? Okay, it’s nothing creepy, I promise you. But it’s an excellent way to make a heck of a lot of money from home. Are you curious? Well, check out this free mini training to learn more. FREE!

HubSpot Academy - a perfect example of free doesn’t have to mean crappy. I’ve taken several HubSpot courses and certifications and let me tell you, they are anything but crap. High-quality education from top experts will teach you all about social media, graphic design, email marketing and more. Seriously, if you really want to be a master at inbound marketing, HubSpot is the only resource you’ll need. FREE!

Introduction to Accounting - The US Small Business Administration has a free 30-minute course that goes over the basics of accounting, enough to make you dangerous and give you enough to understand what your bookkeeper/accountant is telling you. Sign up here. FREE!

Want to have clients knocking down your door instead of you out there on the prowl? Cindy will show you how to create opt-ins that will knock their socks off and have them begging to work with you. Sign up for this free webinar. FREE!

Repeat after me - you will not chase after every new thing in 2019. There’s a fancy name for that - Shiny Object Syndrome. Ain’t judging because your girl here is guilty of doing it. Kelly’s gonna show you how to stop it, once and for all, in her webinar. FREE!

Find anything you like? Let me know in the comments. 2019 will be our year to learn/do something new and now’s the time to get your ducks in a row.

Thanks for stopping by! Until next time,

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