6 Certifications to Take Your Career To The Next Level For $100 or Less

Developing further skills can boost your career at any stage.

Whether you are looking for a new job or trying to grow in your current one, getting a certification can be a great way to improve your skills.

Anyone can put that they are proficient in a computer program on their resume but having a certificate can help you stand out amongst the competition and give credence to the strength of your skills.


But what's the best way to invest in yourself without breaking the bank? Some certification programs can cost hundreds if not thousands of dollars. We are going to walk through six of the best certifications you can get for $100 or less.

Google Analytics

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Google Analytics can be leveraged to help your company reach its customers.

Who it is best for: Marketing professionals.

Cost: Free.

Facebook is an advertising behemoth, but Google is even bigger. Marketing professionals use Google tools to both reach their customers as well as understand the effectiveness of their marketing efforts. Having a certificate from Google attesting to your skills on the platform can give a huge leg-up in any organization that relies on the web to reach their customers.

Google offers aGoogle Analytics Individual Qualification exam for free as well as free training inGoogle Academy. They also offer free Google Ads Certifications as well as YouTube Certifications for those seeking to display expertise in a more narrow subject matter.

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