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While these are tough times for many small business owners, bloggers included, there are some bright lights in the mix.
In fact, several companies and bloggers are offering their products for free or at deep discounts right now, all in an effort to help bloggers continue to grow their blogs despite the loss in revenue, traffic, or hope.
Below is a list of events, courses and freebies you can access right now to improve your blog and small business.
Free Blogging Conferences
BlogHer: All BlogHer Conferences hosted in 2020 are now free to attend, virtually of course.
Here is a specific list of virtual conferences you can attend for free:
- Friday, April 24, 2020: #BlogHer Parenting
- Wednesday, May 20, 2020: #BlogHer Healthy at Home
- Thursday, June 18, 2020: #BlogHer Creators Summit
- July 2020: #BlogHer Business
- August 2020: #BlogHer Back to School
- September 2020: #BlogHer Beauty
- October 2020: #BlogHer Food
- November 2020: #BlogHer Planet
- November 2020: #BlogHer Holiday Shop
Register for the first BlogHer free event HERE.
Thrive: Due to Covid-19, this year’s Thrive Conference, on April 18-19, will be free to all attendees, virtually of course. Register HERE.
Every other Monday the Denver Bloggers Club meets virtually to host a Mastermind Monday session.
During the session, dozens of bloggers come together to share their strategies for growing on Instagram, building an email newsletter, and more.
If you’re a blogger in Denver and want to join this free resource, sign-up to join The Denver Bloggers Club on Meetup (hint, it’s free to join the club).
The Back-to-Business Bundle: BTBB is offering a slew of freebie courses valued at $2,000 worth of stock photos, gifts, and resources for bloggers. But it’s only free through 4/13/2020 midnight, so hurry. Get your free Bundle HERE.
ConvertKit: ConvertKit recently updated its free plan to include up to 500 subscribers. When you sign up you’ll also have access to ConvertKit’s two courses:
- Build: How to get started with ConvertKit and get your first 100 subscribers
- Launch: How to create a digital product and earn your first dollar
Sign up HERE to join ConvertKit for free – it’s the only email marketing platform I use.
Free Online Courses
Freelance Side Hustles: Learn about the most profitable freelance side hustles to consider in 2020. Enroll for free here.
Blogging for Business: SEO course offered by Arehs for free for a limited time. Get details here.
Moz Academy: SEO courses offered for free for a limited time. Get details here.
Starting an Online Business: Smart Passive Income is offering its course, Start From Scratch: How to Find Your Winning Business & Land Your First Customer, for free for a limited time. It’s normally $249.
If you have a freebie you’d like included on this list, please send it to jenny @ bloggersclubonline dot com.