Upgrade Your Business Skills With Lynda and Udemy

If you're a small business owner looking for a way to pivot your business during these rapidly changing times, you may find Lynda.com and Udemy are just the resources that you need. Our staff picked a few courses to get you started; use your library card to begin your journey today!

Lynda.com Courses

Leading a Small Business through a Crisis, opens a new window
Keep your small business afloat during a crisis. Learn to manage your mindset, your finances, your team, and identify resources to help your business survive.

Pivoting Your Small Business in a Crisis, opens a new window
Keeping your business afloat and your customers satisfied during a global pandemic is not easy. Tune into this course for practical tips on finding the right path forward.

Social Media Marketing for Small Business, opens a new window
Learn to craft a social media marketing strategy for your small business. Create a Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter account to listen to customers and drive traffic and sales.

Small Business Photography for Non-Photographers, opens a new window
Learn to take high-quality, consistent marketing photos of your products or services without spending a lot of time and money.

Small Business Marketing, opens a new window
Achieve outsize growth on a modest budget. Learn what every small business owner needs to know about marketing a product or service.

Finance Essentials for Small Business, opens a new window
Manage your small business successfully with finance essentials from accounting professors Jim and Kay Stice.

Business Financials Explained, opens a new window
Explore common financial planning misperceptions, learn different revenue and cost projection models, and use worksheets to build the statements that matter.

Building a Small Business Website with WordPress, opens a new window
Build a professional website for your small business with WordPress, opens a new window, an open-source content management system, opens a new window.

Growing Your Small Business with LinkedIn, opens a new window
Learn to harness the power of LinkedIn, opens a new window to build your brand and grow your company as a small business owner.

Udemy Courses

To access the following Udemy web pages from home, first sign into Udemy, opens a new window. If it is your first time signing in, you'll have to create an account with Udemy after entering your library card number.

The Complete 2020 Web Development Bootcamp, opens a new window
Become a full-stack web developer with just one course. HTML, CSS, Javascript, Node, React, MongoDB and more!

Landing Page Design & Conversion Rate Optimization 2018, opens a new window
Triple your conversion rate, opens a new window with these landing page design principals, and build a landing page from scratch with no code.

Master Microsoft Word Beginner to Advanced, opens a new window and Microsoft Excel - Excel from Beginner to Advanced, opens a new window

Sales Training: Practical Sales Techniques, opens a new window
Sales hacking: essential sales skills, sales strategies, and sales techniques to sell just about anything!

Emotional Intelligence: Master Anxiety, Fear, & Emotions, opens a new window
Emotional intelligence techniques for recognizing, overcoming, and coping with negative emotions like anxiety and fear.

Leadership and Public Speaking

Need to brush up on your leadership and public speaking skills? Try these:

Social Media Marketing

Are you lost when it comes to social media marketing? Learn how to use YouTube, Facebook Ads, Instagram, live streaming, and Mail Chimp to further your reach with customers through these courses:

Digital Marketing

Want more on digital marketing? Learn about search engine optimization, digital marketing hacks, and more through these courses:

We hope these get you started on a new journey with your business. Let us know in the comments below if you found these courses helpful in pivoting and growing your business. We would love to hear from you!