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Craftsy

Course Marketplace

6.9
10
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Maven

Course Marketplace

7.4
10
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Craftsy vs. Maven - complete comparison

Overview

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Description
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Craftsy is an online learning platform that specializes in courses about a wide variety of arts and crafts.

Maven logoMaven

Maven is a relatively new online learning platform, created by the co-founder of Udemy. It provides cohort-based courses led by expert instructors and all kinds of professional skills from sales to software engineering. Their approach of live cohorts is proven to lead to higher course engagement and better learning results.

Types of courses
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INDIVIDUAL LEARNING

Individual Craftsy courses

Purchase individual Craftsy courses, instead of getting them through the subscription.

$20 - $70 USD
Self-paced
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COHORT BASED

Cohort-based courses

Learn a new skill from one of the various professionals teaching on Maven. These courses are synchronous, cohort-based courses which is supposed to help you get more out of the course and achieve a better learning effect.

$300 - $1000 USD
4–6 hours per week
Subscription plans
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PERSONAL

Craftsy membership

Access to Craftsy's complete library of 2,000+ classes. You can also share your membership with up to 3 family members.

$10 - 20 USD per month
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PERSONAL

Regular

Access to all courses and learning materials

$20 - 30 USD per month
Pros & cons
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    Pros
  • Wide range of arts & Crafts courses
  • Cons
  • Limited course categories
  • Relatively poor customer reviews
Maven logoMaven
    Pros
  • User-friendly interface
  • High-quality content
  • Interactive, cohort-based learning experience
  • Cons
  • Courses are expensive
  • Learning support may be limited

General information

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Type
Course MarketplaceCourse Marketplace
Number of courses
2000+200+
Popularity

Relatively niche

Relatively niche

Available categories
Arts & Crafts
Business Analytics & IntelligenceDesign ToolsDigital MarketingProgramming LanguagesWeb Development
Available languages
English
English

Evaluation

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Full score
6.9
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7.4
10
Individual scores
Course quality
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Course catalog
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Affordability
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Career value
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Customer support
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Usability
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BadGood

Features

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Support options
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Chat
  • Community
  • Knowledge base
  • Learning support
  • Career support
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Chat
  • Community
  • Knowledge base
  • Learning support
  • Career support
Available apps
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Ios
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Android

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Company

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Company name
Craftsy Inc.Maven Inc.
Company size

Medium

Medium

Founded in
20102018
Headquarters

United States

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Founders
John Levisay, Bret Hanna, Josh Scott, Todd TobinJohn Doe, Jane Smith
External reviews
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App Store
1.9193000 reviews
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Play Store
2.3709000 reviews
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Trustpilot
1.4122 reviews

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Our opinion

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Summary
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Craftsy has found an interesting niche, focusing their offering on arts & crafts. We like that their subscription plan is affordable, and they have a wide selection of courses, when it comes to the topics of arts & crafts. If you want to learn about different topics, Craftsy wouldn't be the right platform for you. We therefore recommend Craftsy to students that want to exclusively learn about arts & crafts, with a focused course offering.

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With their approach of cohort-based courses, Maven is trying to shake up the digital education market. We like that they back their approach on research about effective learning, trying to create a learning experience that produces the best outcomes for students. Their courses are also typically taught by experienced practitioners, ensuring a high course quality. Overall, we recommend Maven for professionals that want to step up their game on a specific topic, if budget isn't the biggest concern. On Maven, you pay a little bit extra for the convenience of direct access to your instructors and a more effective, cohort-based experience. Students with limited budget might be better off going with other platforms.

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