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There are SO many free resources floating around in the World Wide Web. Here are a few handpicked digital resources (mainly free) to help you with your day-to-day business needs.

 

Coding 

It’s helpful to be literate in basic code. Learn how to successfully communicate in the technology-powered environment we live in.

Learn how to talk like a techie. Skillcrush offers a 10-day free review on basic jargon.

edX: Computer Science courses through HarvardX and MITx,

CodeAcademy: free interactive sessions to learn a variety of programming languages.

KhanAcademy: free video and interactive courses on fundamental of programming through JavaScript.

W3Schools: Learn to make web pages

Rails Tutorial e-book

 

Design

Photography (free stock images): Pexels, Unsplash, Negativespace

Free fonts: Google fonts, Fontsquirrel

Free Design/Web Resources: Pixeden

Mock-ups: GraphicBurger

 

Sales/Marketing

HubSpot Academy: a free certification program covering areas such as attracting visitors, converting visitors into leads, and closing leads into customers.

SEO beginners guide: MOZ — SEO, social media, link building

Introduction to Marketing Class: Coursera

Digital Marketing: Coursera

Inbound Marketing Information: Inbound Hub

Newsletter: Curated — an easy way to curate links into an email newsletter

Publishing social media: Buffer

Customer Service software: Zendesk

Market Research: Google Trends

50 Free Press Release Submission Sites

 

Business / Management:

Business classes including Accounting, Management, Legal, Tax: Kutztown

Project Management tool: Basecamp

Create Better Body Language: TED talk

Entrepreneurship 101: Who is your customer? edX MITx class

From Trust to Promise to Contract: edX Harvard class

 

News:

Skim through the news in the morning: Skimm

Daily news from politics to pop culture: Next Draft

Best new products, every day: Product Hunt

 

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