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Udemy for Learning or Teaching New Job Skills

Yesterday, I told you I had a couple of new work-from-home updates for you. I talked about a new AI platform to help with transcribing work in yesterday's post. Today, I'll talk about the second one, which is Udemy. I recently discovered Udemy - an online learning platform. I just started my fourth course out of 5 that I originally purchased and have recently bought 4 more courses! They also have over 10,000 free courses that you can try. I don't think the free courses have certificates. Some of the paid courses don't either, so be watchful of that. I'm actually looking for classes with certificates.


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At first glance, these courses look expensive. But I have a secret I'm going to pass along to you. You will get some great complimentary pricing just for being a new student ($19.99 and less). And when those complimentary prices go away, put classes at regular price that you want to take in your wish list, and wait a few days until they're offered on sale again. There isn't any need to buy them at the inflated prices. They do eventually go on sale again - usually every couple of weeks or less. And you can buy several classes for the price you would have paid for 1 class. 

I'm taking more courses that I can put in my Upwork portfolio as skills and, hopefully, will help me land more jobs. I would like to be able to work at least 15 hours each week instead of 90 hours a week every 3 months. 

My son is trying to get me to also teach on Udemy - just another outlet to earn money. Perhaps you could do that as well. Or maybe that's your preference instead of working from Upwork or other work-from-home outlets.

So, whether learning a new skill for yourself or teaching one to others, Udemy might be the answer you're looking for.

Blessings,

Patricia

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