A few weeks ago we mentioned some on-line learning opportunities that had come up for bloggers. Well, we've found another one we though you might like.
A Tool For Learning
This week we want to introduce you to Skillshare - a very interesting looking site that offers on-line classes by a whole stable of talented instructors in a wide range of topics that include:
- Writing and Publishing
- Food & Drink
- Film & Video and more.
We came across Skillshare in the design community where it has been getting a lot of buzz lately - many of the classes are design oriented - and everything we saw was positive so we thought it was worth investigating as a tool for our members. One aspect we liked, because we both learn by doing, is the "project based" classes. The classes are built around students completing a project as they work through the lessons.
There's classes for all ranges of skills and they're all extremely reasonably priced. Most we checked out were in the $15-20 range. Some were more and some are free. There is a feedback/rating system that lets you see how many people have taken the class and what kind of feedback they've given.
They also offer a monthly membership level that gets you access to a specially curated group of class as well as a discount on regularly priced classes.
Some of the classes that caught our eye for bloggers were:
- How To Create a Killer Magazine Article Pitch
- Become a Better Blogger: Content Planning
- Created Your Own Beautiful E-Book
- Photo/Video Lighting on a Shoestring Budget
- Creating Compelling Tutorials For Your Blog
There are loads more so take a browse and check it out. We really liked how budget friendly they were.
A Tool For Earning
What caught our eye and what we thought might appeal to many of you is, you can also teach classes through the Skillshare network! If you have a class or tutorial you think has a market, this might be the place for you to check out.
With only four classes available in their Food & Drink section, there might be a market there for a savvy blogger with video skills and a killer food class idea.
There is a pretty extensive section on the site with resources to help you submit a course idea and proposals. If your class is accepted there are resources on building your class, recording videos and marketing your class.
Have you had experience with Skillshare? We'd love to hear what you thought!