2017 is here and now is the best moment to learn something new. This is the moment to learn a completely new skill or improve an existing one. This is the moment for you to shine and fortunately we’re here to help make it happen!
And we’re going to do so with the help of Udemy, the amazing online courses platform that turned so many people into successful entrepreneurs, changed lives and had amazing results since it was launched. Since the platform is now extremely popular and holds hundreds of courses you can join, it seems more and more difficult to find those that really matter. We’re here to help you out with that and share the best online courses on Udemy right now – the 2017 edition.
Why go for the most popular and best courses on the platform? It’s easy: they have been tried, tested and backed up by thousands of people who took the courses and saw that there is indeed great value there. This is the best gift you can offer yourself this year, so don’t hesitate to do so as soon as possible. Check out the best online Udemy courses for 2017 below and start improving today!
Please note: The courses on the Udemy website are nicely grouped in different categories. In future articles, we’ll cover each category to make things even easier for those interested in a particular niche or topic, but until then these are what we consider to be the top 10 courses on the platform right now and I am sure you will find at least one that you’d not only enjoy, but which would give you the chance to evolve as a person and even change your life completely!
Double Your Confidence & Self Esteem
I believe that many people struggle to live a good life because of low confidence in their own powers or low self esteem. This course will teach you how to build confidence, developing a powerful and healthy mindset to change yourself into a better person, as well as many more tips and tricks on becoming more confident and building up your self esteem. It’s extremely important to go through this first, because without the right mindset and without the confidence in your own powers (which you definitely have, even if you’re not aware of that right now) you can’t succeed. Take this course, become a better person and you’ll be ready to achieve what you thought was impossible before!
Learn Speed Reading & Boost Memory
I have always been fascinated about Speed Reading. If you manage to read faster, you can learn a lot more and need a lot less time. This is perfect for people who look to improve and get better and this is the course they need to get things started. Rebuilt from scratch in 2016 and with over 20,000 happy students enrolled already, this course will teach you how to become a super learner: learn speed reading, learn to quickly memorize what you read and develop the cognitive infrastructure needed for long-term supporting of the information you learn. It won’t be easy – but it WILL be easier after you acquire these skills!
Photography Masterclass: Your Complete Guide to Photography
It’s an illusion that we have that we’re great photographers today just because our phone has a good camera and Facebook automatically enhances our photos with the tap of one button. The truth is that in order to be a real photographer – or at least to take really amazing photos – you need to study. This course, which trained over 65,000 students already and is a bestselling course on Udemy, tells you everything you need to know about becoming or improving as a photographer. You’ll learn about mastering photography, editing your photos, use Stabilization, Composition and Lighting, sell your photos for profits and much more. Pretty amazing for those who are interested in photography.
Learn Photoshop, Web Design & Profitable Freelancing 2017
Have you ever heard the term “Digital Nomad”? For those who haven’t, it’s all about living a location-independent lifestyle. Exploring the world, working on the go and enjoying life more than anybody else!
Even if you don’t have the skills yet, you can still turn into a digital nomad quickly and this course will help you get there. It teaches you all about Photoshop and web design, as well as finding Freelance web design projects to keep the money coming. Combine this with the recommended skill above (and some others listed here) and you’ll become a Digital Nomad in no time – or at least a great freelancer who might even be able to quit their 9 to 5 job and do something more entertaining instead!
How To Start a Business – Financial Creativity For Success
Learn everything about starting a business with limited resources and turning it into a profitable one. This is an extremely important course that any wannabe entrepreneur should take because it addresses one burning problem most of us deal with: what to do when you lack the funds? This course teaches you how to design a strategy for your business, shortcut the need for money when starting a business and a lot more. Case studies are included as well and the course itself is pretty short – at just 2.5 hours – but it can teach you a lot, especially if you’re planning to start up your own business.
Writing With Flair: How To Become An Exceptional Writer
No matter if we’re talking about writing that novel you’ve been planning for years or improving your freelancing or blogging writing abilities, this course will help you get better. A bestselling writing course on Udemy with over 46,000 students enrolled and amazing reviews, it will teach you how to become a better writer and you’ll notice improvements as soon as you start your first lecture. (And yes, I promise this is the course I’ll take to improve my writing as well!)
Body Language for Entrepreneurs
Body Language is extremely important! 93% of the communication is nonverbal and mastering it will turn you into a more successful person. This course will completely change the way you do business and it will help you increase your influence by using nonverbal communication. Over 19,000 people took this course, turning it into a bestselling one with great ratings, so you know it’s been tested and proved to work. Try it out today!
How to Be A Human Lie Detector
This course goes perfectly hand in hand with the one recommended above – but it’s also great as a standalone course. Wouldn’t you want to be able to read people as if they were open books and spot when they are telling lies? It’s all about the nonverbal communication again – the body language – and this course will teach you everything about spotting the signs, spotting deception and uncovering hidden emotions. So no matter if you’re looking to find the truth about your relationship, read your business partners or your friends, this course will help you better understand the way they behave and spot lies as soon as they’re told.
How To Become a Bestselling Author on Amazon Kindle
Amazon’s Kindle is the place were many self-made millionaires were made and you could be the next one if you take this course and learn everything it has to offer. No matter if you’re just planning to launch your book on Kindle or already launched one (and didn’t really succeed much with it), this course will help you get better sales, become a better writer and become a master of all the technical details which scare you right now. The truth is that they’re not as scary as they seem!
So this course will teach you how to quickly write books for Kindle, make it shine and get read, generate a ton of revenue for you and much more. A beautiful resource for writers of all ages looking to make their mark on Kindle!
Blogging to Freedom: Create Your Independence with Blogging
It’s time to talk about being independent again (or a Digital Nomad) – this time through the power of blogging. This is the perfect guide for beginner bloggers who want to launch a WordPress blog or have already launched one recently and want to make it better. You will learn all the tricks required for launching a successful blog, bringing visitors to your articles and set the base for earning a living by blogging from anywhere in the world
I know that these amazing online courses are a bit all over the place, but they are what I consider the best of the best. I am sure that you will find at least one that you will consider interesting and I am even more confident that, no matter which one you choose, it will help you greatly. So go ahead and make it matter! Now is your moment!