Updating your LinkedIn profile with completed Udemy courses and certifications has never been easier! By joining forces with LinkedIn, Udemy gives its members the ability to easily update their profile, and share their professional achievements with employers and the LinkedIn network – potentially assisting them in finding a new job, transitioning to a new industry or landing a promotion.
Types of Marketing Strategies: The Top Six Marketing Strategies You Need to Know and Use to Be Successful
When trying to uncover trendy marketing strategies that you can apply to your business model you’ll need to look at your target audience online, and offline. There are several clever ways to get your brand noticed (how about the Vikings singing opera in the JG Wentworth commercials… 877-CASH-NOW) and a few techniques that you’re probably already using but need to re-visit. Understanding how the market works and what role your business plays in that market is crucial to developing foolproof strategies to further your businesses agenda and success. For a more in depth look at how to develop a marketing plan, check out Marketing Made Easy. [Read more...]
It’s time for your eyes to glaze over as I brief you on the top social media trends for 2014. Grab a cup of coffee, you might need it. Understanding social media measurement is the fastest way to increase your influence online. Oh, and get ready to get busy social media-ing it up as you ring in the New Year. [Read more...]
You just parked the car in the driveway and took a glance at your neighbors beautiful flower and veggie filled garden. How do they do it? You’re not the only one asking this question, trust me. Then there’s the, everything I touch dies, brigade of which I am most certainly a part of. Gardening can seem like an easy and relaxing hobby – from afar. But once you’re on your hands and knees in the dirt with no idea how to talk that seed into growing a beautiful geranium, you might be wondering what you got yourself into. No fear, this gardening for beginner’s crash course will turn even the most incapable of growers into an admirable gardener. [Read more...]
You spend your nights cooking elaborate dinners for your family, and you love it. Your co-workers constantly remark how incredible your home packed lunches look. You have no problem whipping up a gourmet German chocolate cake for your friend’s birthday. Sound familiar? If you have a passion for cooking food and are considering a career change – you’ve come to the right place. Becoming a chef is a rewarding career path and you just need a zest for cooking, some business know-how and determination. To learn some easy and healthy recipes from a professional chef, check out Cathy Erway’s Healthy Cooking Fundamentals. [Read more...]
When it comes time to bring a new furry-legged friend home to the family, consider getting a breed that will be easy to train. Untrained pets can make your life stressful and become a burden. Help to ensure your new dog feels at home and is comfortable by taking the time to train them. You can learn how to train your dog to do 25 different tricks with this class.
Some breeds are easier to train than others because they quickly understand the association between a verbal and/or gestural command, the action they must perform, and their reward for doing it. For example, when you say the word “shake” and hold out your hand, your dog will realize that if it places its paw in your hand then it will receive a reward (like a treat or a pat on the head). You can also train your dog with other tools like clickers and training collars. If you are interested in learning how to train your dog with a clicker, try this course. [Read more...]
What’s the first thing that pops into your mind when you hear the terms “image editing”? That’s right – Photoshop. Designed as a thorough tool for bringing the inner artists to life, Photoshop quickly became the industry-standard image manipulation software. In fact, it became so popular that it evolved from a standalone application to a whole suite of products that cover image editing from start to finish. This article will focus on two applications that target the segment of photography: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop Elements. [Read more...]
You cannot talk about video editing without mentioning Sony Vegas and Adobe Premiere – two of the most popular pieces of software on this market. Both products are created by companies that have a solid background in the field, so no matter where you put your money at, you won’t be disappointed.
There are online courses that cover both, such as this Sony Vegas complete beginner’s course or this complete guide for editing in Adobe Premiere Pro, so which one should you go for? We’ll try to make your decision a bit easier by putting them under the scope and see what they each have to offer. [Read more...]
Abstract class in Java is a special type of class that contains abstract methods. It’s a very useful concept in Object Oriented Programming in general and Java in particular. An abstract class isn’t very dissimilar to the English word, ‘abstract’, from which it derives its name, as we will learn below.