Why Would a Stamper Need Lynda.com?

One of my favorite websites, Lynda.com, is currently offering a seven day free trial, so I thought I’d let you know. Of course, Lynda.com isn’t a stamping website, so you might wonder why I’m telling you about it here and why in the world a stamper would need a site like Lynda.com . . .

First, I should tell you that I have no financial interest in Lynda.com (other than that I have had a monthly membership for many years) and I don’t get any kick-back if you read this post and then sign up. I just think that it is a really handy site, whether you use it for the seven day free trial, or you just get it for a single month (currently $25) or if you become a long-term subscriber like me. It’s the kind of place where, if you are interested in visual design topics and/or use a computer, you are bound to find helpful classes.

Topics include things like:

  • Photography – Helpful if you want to improve your picture taking skills for scrapbooking or sharing online.
  • Photo editing  – Helpful if you want to use a photo editing program (like Photoshop Elements for example) to tweak photos of your stamped cards before you post them online or submit them to a stamping publication or if you want to create digital backgrounds, etc.
  • Color theory – Great if you need help picking out colors for your stamped cards.
  • Video – Helpful if you want to create your own how-to videos to post on your own stamping website or on YouTube, etc.
  • Blogging – A great help in figuring out how to set up your own stamping blog.

I’ve taken many, many Lynda.com classes over the years. They really are excellent. I use them to learn new subjects and/or to learn about new versions of software I use. I also use it as a reference because it works better for finding answers to problems with software I use than the so-called “Help” built into most programs these days.

Check it out. It’s free to try. In seven days, you could take a ton of classes . . .

Nancie, VSN

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Nancie Waterman

Nancie Waterman created and self published Vamp Stamp News magazine for nearly twenty years. These days, Nancie creates and posts monthly eArticles on stamping topics on the Vamp Stamp News website (http://www.vampstampnews.com)

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