In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies are offering free products, tools & services to help get us through. Although it seems like our old routines are nowhere to be found - we can look at the silver lining & realize that this is a time for reflection, tapping into new interests or revisiting things we put on the backburner.
Below is a list of free courses, millions of recently unlocked online ebooks, mind & body apps & free marketing tools.
Books & Classes
Brit.co: Free DIY classes for the next one to two weeks. Use discount code “selfcare” at checkout.
Audible (Amazon): Free stories for kids of all ages to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.
Internet Archive: Over 1.5 million free online books from the National Emergency Library.
Linkedin: Free 16 learning courses that provide tips on how to stay productive, build relationships when you’re not face-to-face, use virtual meeting tools and balance family and work dynamics in a healthy way.
Skillshare: Learn new skills for free with 2 months free of premium.
Class Central: Over 400 free online classes offered by Ivy League schools.
Mind & Body
Peloton: Free 90-day trial of its subscription workout app as more gyms shut down in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The fitness freebie doesn't require a Peloton-branded bike or treadmill. Users can choose from classes such as yoga, meditation, strength training and more.
Headspace: Download the app for free meditation sessions.
Calm: Free resources to support your mental health.
Golds Gym App: Sign up for free on-demand at-home workouts.
DownDog Yoga: Download the app for free yoga practices until May 1st.
Collaboration and productivity
Microsoft: Free six-month Trial, including Microsoft Teams.
Box: Free secure file sharing and collaboration platform for 3 months.
Docusign: Free access to Docusign for managing electronic agreements.
Evernote: Free sign up and access of Evernote Basic plan. Take notes. Document from the web. Keep a journal.
Ubersuggest: Free plan for Neil Patel's Ubersuggest, which helps you generate keywords for your content marketing strategy and production.
Benchmark: Free trial of a simple email marketing solution designed to help you create campaigns.
Chamaileon.io : Free plan for email design editor tool.
Shopify: Free 90-day trial for all new customers. If you’re currently on a 14-day trial, you can extend it to 90 days.
Zoom: Free video conferencing to stay connected with friends. Have virtual happy hours after WFH all day!
Comcast: Free Xfinity WiFi for everyone, with hotspots available to all, including non-Xfinity subscribers. To access the service, look for the “xfinitywifi” network name in a list of hotspots.