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CreativeLive

Course Marketplace

7.3
10
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MasterClass

Education Company

8.0
10
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CreativeLive vs. MasterClass - complete comparison

Overview

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Description
CreativeLive logoCreativeLive

CreativeLive is an online learning platform that offers courses with a focus on creativity & business. Their 2,000+ courses are available through their subscription offering.

MasterClass logoMasterClass

Masterclass is an online learning concept with a unique concept: They work together with celebrities from various fields, letting the celebrities teach an online course about their knowledge. These celebrities include people of the likes of Stephen Curry, George W. Bush, Martin Scorsese and many more incredible well-known people. In total, there are more than 150 classes taught on topics such as arts, business, cooking, sports, and more.

Types of courses
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INDIVIDUAL LEARNING

CreativeLive classes

Purchase individual CreativeLive classes for a one-time fee, instead of getting their subscription.

$25 - $200 USD
Self-paced
MasterClass logoMasterClass
Subscription plans
CreativeLive logoCreativeLive
PERSONAL

CreativeLive membership

Unlimited access to all 2,000+ classes from CreativeLive

$10 - 30 USD per month
MasterClass logoMasterClass
PERSONAL

Masterclass membership

Get access to the full Masterclass course catalog of more than 180 classes.

$12 - 25 USD per month
Pros & cons
CreativeLive logoCreativeLive
    Pros
  • Wide range of creative courses
  • Classes taught by industry professionals
  • Cons
  • Limited course offerings outside of creative fields
  • User interface looks a bit outdated
MasterClass logoMasterClass
    Pros
  • Learn from world-renowned experts
  • High production value
  • Wide range of topics
  • Cons
  • Lack of deep, in-depth courses
  • No interaction with the instructors

General information

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Type
Course MarketplaceEducation Company
Number of courses
2000+180+
Popularity

Relatively niche

Popular

Available categories
Arts & CraftsCreativityDesign ToolsPhotographyVideo & Mobile Marketing
Arts & CraftsBusiness StrategyCreativityEntrepreneurshipSports
Available languages
English
English

Evaluation

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Full score
7.3
10
8.0
10
Individual scores
Course quality
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Course catalog
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MasterClass
Less satisfiedVery satisfied
Affordability
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MasterClass
More expensiveHigher value
Career value
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Low valueHigh value
Customer support
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MasterClass
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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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Ios
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Android
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Roku

Company

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Company name
CreativeLive, Inc.MasterClass Inc.
Company size

Medium

Medium

Founded in
20102015
Headquarters

United States

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United States

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Founders
Chase Jarvis, Craig SwansonDavid Rogier, Aaron Rasmussen
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Our opinion

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Summary
CreativeLive logoCreativeLive

CreativeLive has a wide variety of creative classes in their catalog. We particularly like that their subscription plan is rather cheap and the production value of their courses is pretty high. Compared to other platforms with similar offerings however, we feel like CreativeLive's catalog is a bit smaller, and their user interface could use some updates. Overall, CreativeLive is a good platform for students that want to learn new creative skills.

MasterClass logoMasterClass

MasterClass has amongst the highest production quality of all online learning platforms. We like their concept of creating courses with world-renowned experts in their respective fields and combining this with awesome production value. With this high quality bar, it's clear why MasterClass doesn't have the most extensive course catalog. They focus on quality over quantity and offer courses on all kinds of topics, both career-related and recreational. Overall, we recommend MasterClass for students that enjoy watching courses from their favorite athletes, musicians and chefs and that appreciate the amount of effort MasterClass puts into producing these classes. Students looking for courses to advance their career might find a better offering elsewhere.

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