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 deal with the coronavirus epidemic.
This page lists all the offers. If you know of another course or offer one yourself, please post a comment below and I will add it to the list.
Blogging and marketing courses that are temporarily free
This awesome blogging course offered by Ahrefs normally costs 799 USD but is now temporarily free. It will teach you how to grow your 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.
Moz is offering all their premium courses for free until the end of May.
Simply use the code wegotthis to get access.
This course will teach you how to triple your productivity, something lots of bloggers may find incredibly helpful when working from home.
LinkResearchTools are now offering their online training for free to support social distancing.
You will learn little-known linkbuilding strategies and earn a SEO certificate.
DigitalMarketer is temporarily offering its Lab membership for free. A great opportunity to learn new skills such as Facebook Ads, copywriting or email marketing.
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.
Blue Array is offering free access to their SEO training courses until the end of June with the code WeGotYouCovered.
This course will teach you the skills you need to reach the SEO manager level.
Tools that are free for a limited time
SEMrush is giving out free access to their lead-generation and prospecting tool to business owners who need help acquiring more leads.
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
Did you get laid off or closed your business? Respond to this tweet and I will personally help you to get back on your feet and Make your Own Damn Job!— noah kagan (@noahkagan) March 25, 2020
(P.S – I’m going to personally call you, there’s no BS course to sell or any tool. Just hard work and optimism!) #winners
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.
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.
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.
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.
This a free Facebook group created to support female travel bloggers and help them make meaningful connections.
This free Facebook group is here to help small business owners, freelancers and managers work from home more easily.