Lynda.com review – is it worth subscribing?

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In this lynda.com review i will explain why it is worth subscribing.

Lynda.com is one of the best online course providers. We have an annual subscription from lynda.com and we share the subscription with our team to learn different courses. I took ruby on rails course and it was awesome. Course starts with very basic concepts and i was able to learn ruby on rails from scratch.The best part is we could learn from anywhere. Learn while traveling, drinking coffee etc, etc, .You can stop learning when you feel bored and start it again when you feel like learning. You might have a question like, why would i go for a paid online training when i can access all the information from internet for free? The reason is the quality and well  organized  course structure. You get trained from experienced software professionals and you can save a lot of time in learning. ” Time is money”

Lynda.com Subscription model:

Type  Price Lynda.com Offer
Monthy (Basic) $25 No offer! click here to get 7 days free Trial 
Monthly (Premium) $37.50 No offer! click here to get 7 days free Trial 
Yearly (Basic) $250 Click here to get $50 discount with basic yearly membership
Yearly (Premium) $375 Click here to get $75 discount with premium yearly membership

They also provide good exercise materials which would help you understand the concepts while watching the tutorials. Unlike other online course providers, lynda.com allows you to access all their courses with every subscription. So you can get a subscription and share it with your friends and colleagues to get maximum out of subscription.  In this post i will share few things which might help you.

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Getting started:

You can start with signing up for a trial account. Trial account let you access all the courses on lynda.com (approx 2400 courses). You will not get billed till 7 days and if you wish to continue you can subscribe their monthly or yearly plan.

Advantages:

  1. Access to all the courses available on Lynda.com
  2. Share the subscription with team to reap maximum benefits.
  3. Quality tutorials which gets updated to the industry trends
  4. Exercise materials make learning more effective
  5. All the courses are taught by experiences professionals.
  6. Worth for the money you spend.

Disadvantages:

  1. Limited access to the tutorials , since it is monthly/yearly subscription bases. While on udemy.com you get life time access to the courses you subscribe. But if you buy a yearly subscription for a team , class or college students it is worth for money.