Lynda free courses for entrepreneurs
To celebrate one million Facebook likes, Lynda is giving away 12 free courses. Here is a selection of the best 4 courses for entrepreneurs we’ve selected for you. The courses are only available until the 2nd of February 2015. You have to sign up to be a member, but these courses are worth it, so you should have a look.
1) Introduction to graphic design, Lynda free courses.
This course last for 6 hours and will is an intense introductory course for diving into graphic design. If you want to start you own business and want to master photoshop/ illustrator or if you want to create your own logo, Justin has it all covered with detailed explanations.
Core concept, Typography, Colors (Psychology and choosing the right one), Planning your project, Illustrator, Photoshop, In design, Getting feedback.
2. Google Analytics Essentials, Lynda free courses.
Have you been using Google analytics, without being able to understand all the data and the features they offer? If you want to optimize your traffic comprehension as well as your marketing campaigns, this course is made for you. Consultant Korey Koberg go through the essentials and beyond in his 6-hour course. The goal is to make you an expert in Google Analytics.
What is analytics, What does it measures, Fundamentals, Detailed report, Intro to segmentation, Sharing options, Visitor and Audience Report, Advertising Report, Traffic sources and Channel report, Behavior and content report, Conversions, Other useful reports.
3. Photoshop CC essential training, Lynda free courses.
Photoshop is a powerful tool and there is a wide range of helpful features we ignore.. In her 15-hour course, Julienne Kost, goes through the essentials so you can know how to use most of Photoshop and start having very professionals results. This course is more about manipulating photos rather than creating visual design from scratch. This is a great tool if you need to work with professional pictures for your website.
Bridge, Whittling down to keepers, Camera raw essential, Fixing problems with camera raw, Retouching and using creative techniques with camera raw, Automatic Camera raw, Photoshop essentials, Documents and navigation, Digital image essentials, Cropping and transformation, Working with layers, Selections and layers mask, Tone and color correction, Additional options for tone and color correction, Retouching essentials, Combining multiple images, Essential filters, Essential blended mode, Type essentials, Basic shape Layers, Essential layers effect, Sharing images, Making video!!
4. Fundamentals of Programming, Lynda free courses.
Are you planning to launch a startup and you know that you need both the technology and the software to make it happen? Do you want to know the differences between the coding languages so you can attract, communicate and hire the right people for the start? Or maybe you want to learn to code, but are not yet sure of which coding language that is relevant for you?
Well, in this course Simon Allardice will go through all the coding languages and tell you the strengths and weaknesses of each of them. You will also be learning about the basics of programming so you can better understand how it works and how you should approach them to build a great web page or software.
Programming basics, Core programming syntax, Variables and data types, Writing conditional code, Modular code, Iteration: Writing loops, More about strings, Collections, Programing style, Input and output, When things go wrong, Intro to object orientation, Advanced topics, Exploring the languages.