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lynda.com Focuses on Career Development with New Course Releases

From business writing to navigating a career change, these new courses build on the skills employees use every day

March 4, 2014 – CARPINTERIA, Calif – lynda.com, an online education company, today announces the release of new courses for users looking to transform their careers and acquire new professional skills. Whether it’s business writing, UX design techniques, SEO tips, or skills that make it easier to navigate a career change, lynda.com has a course to streamline the learning process regardless of existing skill level.

Newly launched courses include:

Business Writing Fundamentals with Judy Steiner-Williams
Business writing is one of the most coveted skills in the job market and the foundation of all communication within an organization. Judy Steiner-Williams, a senior lecturer at Kelley Business School and lynda.com author, will help you learn to write with clarity, poise and professionalism and in a style that will give you a professional edge.

Embracing Change with Todd Dewett
Embracing change and leveraging the power of positivity will transform the way you perceive your work experience. Career coach and worldwide speaker Todd Dewett explains how you can harness the power of change and benefit those around you by avoiding quick reactions, adopting a positive attitude, and developing a 30-day plan to integrate change. 

Among the many courses released in February, lynda.com highlights: 

Business
Becoming a Triple-Threat Project Manager with Bob McGannon
Building an Online Community with Justin Seeley
Excel 2013: Macros in Depth with Dennis Taylor
SEO: Keyword Strategy in Depth with Matt Bailey 

Creative
Colorizing Black-and-White Photographs with Photoshop with John Derry
Creating a PDF Presentation with Mike Rankin
Direct Mail Strategy with Trish Witkowski
Up and Running with 3D Printing with Kacie Hultgren 

Web
jQuery Mobile Web Applications with Ray Villalobos
UX Design Techniques: Creating Scenarios and Storyboards with Chris Nodder
Web Design Fundamentals with James Williamson
WordPress Ecommerce: Integrating Shopify with Morten Rand-Hendriksen 

With nearly 114,000 videos contained in more than 2,400 courses, lynda.com releases an average of 10 new courses each week across a variety of categories. Starting at just $25 per month, members get access to the lynda.com library and continue on their path to higher education.

About lynda.com
lynda.com is an online education company that helps anyone learn software, technology, creative and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through individual, corporate, academic and government subscriptions, more than four million people have access to the lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts and filmed at the company's 12-acre, state-of-the-art campus in Carpinteria, California. The company also provides German-, French- and Spanish-language content under the video2brain brand name. Founded in 1995 and incorporated in 1997, lynda.com is led by co-founders Lynda Weinman and Bruce Heavin and president and CEO Eric Robison. Learn more about the lynda.com story at www.lynda.com/press and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/lynda.

Media Contact:
David Glaubke
Director of Corporate Communications
lynda.com
(805) 755-1798 o
(818) 804-0383 m
dglaubke@lynda.com

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