#Covid-19: These Awesome Blogging, SEO and Marketing Courses Are Temporarily Free

Blogging is hard and the COVID-19 epidemic is not making things easier.

Luckily, several businesses have started offering their blogging, SEO or marketing courses for free to help bloggers and small business owners who are struggling because of the pandemic.

This page lists the best courses I have found. If you know of another blogging course, please post a comment below the article and I will add it to the list.

Blogging and marketing courses that are temporarily free

Blogging for business – Ahrefs Academy

This awesome blogging course offered by Ahrefs normally costs 799 USD but is now temporarily free. It will teach you how to grow a successful blog and get more than 100k monthly visitors.

Considering how quickly Ahrefs themselves grow their own blog, this is definitely advice you want to listen to.

All-around SEO training – Yoast

The creators of the famous WordPress SEO plugin are offering their training for free to help business owners affected by the pandemic rank better.

Crush Your Content – Do You Even Blog

This course will teach you how to triple your productivity and write more content, something lots of bloggers may find incredibly helpful when working from home.

Some of the things you will learn include:

  • How to write 3k words an hour
  • How to batch your writing
  • Why a voice recorder can help you produce more content

LinkResearchTools Associates

LinkResearchTools are now offering their online SEO training for free until September 30th to support social distancing.

You will learn little-known linkbuilding strategies and earn a SEO certificate but also discover how to analyze your competitors’ backlinks and get access to helpful browser extensions.

Online Business Toolkit – Smart Passive Income

Smart Passive Income is offering a free online business toolkit including several usually paid courses such as Smart from Scratch, a course that will help you find your business idea.

Pat Flynn also temporarily offers the PDF version of his books Let Go and Will It Fly for free.

You will also find advice t work from home and lots of helpful articles.

CXL Institue Scholarship

CXL is offering a scholarship for people who want to become conversion optimization experts but can’t afford the CXL minidegrees.

Blogging for Devs

This free email course will teach you how to start a programming blog and use it to find consulting clients, find a job or get invited to speak at conferences. It focuses specificially on the skills developers need to grow a successful blog and walks you through all the steps.

Tools that are free for a limited time

Oppty by SEMrush

SEMrush is giving out free access to their lead-generation and prospecting tool to business owners who need help acquiring more leads.

GroovePages and GrooveSell

GroovePages (landing page builder) and GrooveSell (shopping cart) normally cost $99/month but are temporarily free.

Thanks to Martin Boeddeker from Find Focus for letting me know about this deal.

Free online communities for bloggers

Being surrounded by like-minded people is essential in time of crisis. These groups are the perfect place to meet other bloggers and small business owners and tackle problems together.

Make Your Own Damn job with Noah Kagan

Food Blogger Central

This very active Facebook group is the ideal place to meet other food bloggers and talk about the issues food bloggers face during the coronavirus pandemic.

SEO Beautiful – Online Visibility made easy with Pamela

In this free Facebook group, Pamela Rae-Welsh shares daily advice, tutorials and activities that small business owners can use to help with their SEO and social media.

Cracking Content

This free Facebook group is for you if you would like to discuss all things content and learn how to create high-converting blog posts, newsletters or social media content.

Carry On Virtually In Defiance

A free Facebook group for small business owners, entrepreneurs and self-employed to come together as a community to share their knowledge, expertise, support and resources during this hard time.

Female Travel Bloggers

This a free Facebook group created to support female travel bloggers and help them make meaningful connections.

Works Canteen

This free Facebook group is here to help small business owners, freelancers and managers work from home more easily.

Thanks to Martin Boeddeker for letting me know about many of these awesome resources and courses.

Do you know any other blogging course or tool that’s temporarily free due to COVID-19? Post a comment below to let me know!

13 Awesome Blogging Courses and resources You Can Now Access for Free #COVID-19
Benjamin Houy

Bonjour ! I'm Benjamin Houy, the founder of French Together, a language-learning blog that attracts 308,000 monthly visitors. After 6 years in the language-learning niche, I created Grow With Less to share my passion for blogging and show online business owners how to grow without the overwhelm.

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