New Year, New You Sale: Learn something new in 2022 for only $20

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Learn something new for the new year with these deals.
We have 10 deals on new things to learn for the new year.
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The best New Year’s resolutions are the ones you can actually act on, and there are few better than just committing to learning a new skill. Cult of Mac rounded up some of the best deals on e-learning and skill-building courses — and they’re all on sale for $20, no coupon code needed, during our New Year, New You Sale!

Take a look and find something you can learn that will actually mean something to you.

Give the gift of knowledge with these heavily discounted e-learning bundles

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Learn something cool during Black Friday with these bundles.
For $23 or less, you can learn crucial skills that will last a lifetime.
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School may let out for the holidays, but that doesn’t mean the learning is done! You — and the people you love — can use that downtime to learn something as fun as it is useful. This Black Friday weekend, Cult of Mac’s e-learning sale offers mind-expanding educational bundles for every student, young or old.

Check out these deals on everything from game design to NFTs and cryptocurrencies! Some of these bundles retail for thousands of dollars. But you can get any of these e-learning bundles for less than $23 with code BFSAVE70 as our Black Friday Sale continues.

Give your career a data-driven boost with this $34 Microsoft Excel training bundle

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Microsoft Excel is one of the most common tools in any industry.
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These days, most companies are drowning in massive amounts of data — and they’re looking for people who know how to demystify and manipulate it to drive deep business insights. In this environment, knowing how to use Microsoft Excel is essential. In fact, it’s required for 82% of “middle skill” positions.

But if you want to truly stand out for promotions and senior roles, you need to master the more-advanced Excel functions, like VLOOKUP, macros, PivotTables and more. And you can get the skills you need on the cheap with this All-in-One Microsoft Excel Certification Training Bundle.

Master data analysis with one of these top-rated Microsoft Excel courses

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Adding this skill to your resume will help you climb the career ladder.
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If you’re contemplating a career transition or looking for ways to make yourself more competitive in your current role, you’ve probably noticed this trend in the past few years: More and more employers are looking for applicants who are proficient in working with data. In fact, nearly 70% of business leaders in the United States prefer job applicants with data skills as of 2021.

One way you can meet that demand and open up more career opportunities for yourself is to master Microsoft Excel. And any of these four courses is the perfect way to start your journey toward becoming a master of data manipulation and analysis.

A classic Mac app returns from the dead, and it’s time to get your affairs in order [Awesome Apps of the Week]

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Awesome Apps of the Week EZ Estate and more
These apps and updates stand out from the crowd.
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A recent restoration project brought vintage Mac MP3 player Audion back from the edge of oblivion. You can get Audion, and its more than 800 wild and wooly custom user interfaces, for free.

If you’re interested in how software design has evolved, you’ll love this totally trippy flashback to the bad old days when we all crammed our hard drives full of downloaded MP3s.

If you’d rather deal with more pressing matters, we’ve got other new apps to showcase in this week’s roundup. EZ Estate will help you get your final affairs in order. A new RSS reader will make you fall in love with an otter. You can display your HomeKit scenes in iOS widgets and more.

Boost your resume with these online courses in our surprise Cyber Tuesday sale

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Cyber Tuesday, Resume-Boosting Courses: Make yourself more marketable with these online courses, all at big savings.
Take your nerd factor up a notch with these online courses, all at big savings.
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If you’re looking to learn a new skill before the year ends — and earn a fat promotion (or even a make a big career change) by 2021 — look no further than these four top online courses. Whether you want to learn to code or master Adobe, these four online courses are sure to give your resume the boost it needs to help you meet your goals.

For a limited time, you can get all four courses at a whopping 65% off the sale price by using promo code CMSAVE65 at checkout for Cyber Tuesday — so be sure to snag them now!

Microsoft Office embraces trackpad for iPad users

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Microsoft Powerpoint for iPad has a new home screen.
The iPad versions of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint are getting facelifts.
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Updates to Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for iPad bring greater support for trackpads and mice. The new versions, which began rolling on Monday, also includes updated start screen and a new ribbon of feature menus.

Boost your career and become an Excel expert with two days’ worth of training

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Complete Excel Excellence Bundle
Learn the basic and advanced functions of Excel with 8 courses covering Excel functions, Power Query, PivotTables, and VBA.
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Excel is a fundamental part of the modern workplace. It’s ideal for crunching numbers, managing relationships, and all kinds of other important tasks. If you want to be an asset to your office, mastering Excel is a great way to do it.

Become a true master of Microsoft Excel with these master classes

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The Premium A to Z Microsoft Excel Bundle Ft. Alan Jarvis & Chris Dutton
Get a complete tour and education in the many powerful capabilities of Microsoft Excel.
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If you’re a professional who works on a computer, chances are you’ve encountered Microsoft Excel. That’s because it’s one of the most powerful tools for managing data, schedules and more. It’s truly a fundamental part of any modern workplace, so it pays to get familiar with the popular spreadsheet program.

This bundle of courses will make you a master of Microsoft Excel.

Master Microsoft Excel from A to Z [Deals]

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The Premium A to Z Microsoft Excel Bundle
Get lifetime access to 43 hours of Excel instruction, from basic to advanced.
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There are few programs as common as Microsoft Excel. That’s because it’s full of potential for organizing, visualizing, processing and manipulating data — tools that go far beyond a regular old spreadsheet.

Basically, if you’ve got a grip on Excel, you’ve got excellent skills for the workplace.