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Skillshare logo
Skillshare

Course Marketplace

8.3
10
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Udemy

Course Marketplace

9.0
10
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Skillshare vs. Udemy - complete comparison

Overview

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Description
Skillshare logoSkillshare

Skillshare is an online learning platform with a focus on creative & business skills, ranging from fine art to productivity and everything in between! Today, Skillshare has more than 8000 teachers teaching 35,000+ classes.

Udemy logoUdemy

Udemy is one of the largest online course marketplaces worldwide, with more than 200,000 courses from thousands of expert instructors worldwide. Courses on Udemy span a broad variety of topics, and are taken by tens of millions of students every year.

Types of courses
Skillshare logoSkillshare
INDIVIDUAL LEARNING

Skillshare classes

Thousands of self-paced classes, all included in the Skillshare subscription.

Free
Self-paced
COHORT BASED

1-on-1 sessions

1-on-1 sessions with top instructors from Skillshare.

$50 - $300 USD
1 - 2 hours
COHORT BASED

Live sessions

Live classes with some of Skillshare's top teachers.

Free
1 - 2 hours
Udemy logoUdemy
INDIVIDUAL LEARNING

Udemy courses

Self-paced courses for individual learning and skill development.

$10 - $100 USDIncluded in subscription
Self-paced
Subscription plans
Skillshare logoSkillshare
PERSONAL

Skillshare Premium

Access to all Skillshare classes

$15 - 25 USD per month
Udemy logoUdemy
PERSONAL

Udemy Personal Plan

Access to a library of 11,000 high-quality courses from the Udemy marketplace.

$20 - 30 USD per month
Pros & cons
Skillshare logoSkillshare
    Pros
  • Large course catalog
  • Affordable subscription plans
  • Cons
  • Limited free courses
  • Not much that much learning support
  • Some users report problems getting a refund
Udemy logoUdemy
    Pros
  • Wide range of courses
  • Expert instructors
  • Lifetime access to courses
  • Huge course library
  • Cons
  • Quality of courses can vary
  • No guaranteed support from teachers

General information

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Type
Course MarketplaceCourse Marketplace
Number of courses
28000+210000+
Popularity

Popular

Very popular

Available categories
3D & AnimationAccounting & BookkeepingAffiliate MarketingArchitectural DesignArts & CraftsBeauty & MakeupBrandingBusiness Analytics & IntelligenceBusiness LawBusiness Strategy
3D & AnimationAccounting & BookkeepingAffiliate MarketingAppleArchitectural DesignArts & CraftsBeauty & MakeupBrandingBusiness Analytics & IntelligenceBusiness Law
Available languages
EnglishSpanishFrenchGermanPortuguese
EnglishMandarin ChineseHindiSpanishArabicFrenchRussianPortugueseGermanTurkish

Evaluation

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Full score
8.3
10
9.0
10
Individual scores
Course quality
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Udemy
LowHigh
Course catalog
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Udemy
Less satisfiedVery satisfied
Affordability
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Udemy
More expensiveHigher value
Career value
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Udemy
Low valueHigh value
Customer support
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BadGood
Usability
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Udemy
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

Company

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Company name
Skillshare, Inc.Udemy, Inc.
Company size

Large

Large

Founded in
20102010
Headquarters

United States

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United States

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Founders
Michael Karnjanaprakorn, Malcolm Ong, Aaron SchwartzEren Bali, Gagan Biyani, Oktay Caglar
External reviews
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App Store
4.822300 reviews
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Play Store
4.4564000 reviews
ios logo
Trustpilot
1.31540 reviews
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App Store
4.775900 reviews
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Play Store
4.6432000 reviews
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Trustpilot
2.01206 reviews

Our opinion

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Summary
Skillshare logoSkillshare

Skillshare offers a large catalog of courses on both career and hobby-related topics. We particularly like that you can get access to every course on the platform with just one, affordable subscription. You can also book one-on-one sessions with instructors, which is a bit pricey, but a super unique offering that no other online learning platform currently offers. We can therefore recommend Skillshare to anyone trying to learn digital & creative skills, especially if a subscription sounds better than buying individual courses.

Udemy logoUdemy

Udemy is one of the most well-known online course marketplaces, and for a good reason. With their massive course catalog and offerings in many of the world's most spoken languages, chances are that you will find what you're looking for on Udemy. Even though nearly anyone can start uploading their courses to Udemy, the review system makes allows you to spot great courses super easily. We particularly like the great value that Udemy courses provide, giving you the best bang for your buck and making it the #1 most popular online learning platform worldwide.

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