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With a membership to Learning Connection, you get a new hour-long video tutorial every week for our lowest possible price. You can cancel at any time.

   - Step 1. Pick which courses you want to learn
   - Step 2. Each week you get one (1) new hour-long course
   - Step 3. Pay our lowest possible price
   - Step 4. Enjoy your lessons!

As a member, you're saving 50% OFF the full retail price of the class. You get the first level (Beginner Level 1) of each topic (Word, Excel, Access, etc.) for FREE. With your discount, you'll start learning our Beginner lessons at just $4.99 each, our Expert lessons start at $9.99, and there's no limit to the number of classes you can receive with this discount. This is a fantastic deal.

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How does it work?
Signing up for Learning Connection is quick and simple. First, you select which topics you're interested in. For example you might select Microsoft Access, Excel, and Photoshop. If you don't already own the introductory course (Beginner Level 1 or 101), you will get it for FREE. Then, each week, you will get another tutorial from the list of topics you have chosen. You'll get a new tutorial each week, and you can cancel at any time.
Why should I join?
You can always purchase our courses one-at-a-time whenever you'd like. However, as you move from beginner to intermediate, and then advanced lessons, the cost of the courses goes up. More difficult material is more expensive, per student, for us to produce. However, as a member of Learning Connection, you lock in your 50% discount as long as you're a member. Every week, you'll get a new lesson and our best possible price. No surprises. No need to wait for a special or sale.
Can I start with advanced lessons?
No. You have to start with our Beginner Level 1 (or 101) courses in each topic (which you get for free). Then, after you've taken the Level 1 course, the following week you will receive Level 2, then Level 3, and so on (or 101, 102, 103 for our older lessons). You can't skip lessons. The Learning Connection membership is for the beginning learner who wants to advance with a new lesson each week. You will, however, get a 50% member discount on any advanced tutorials if there is a specific lesson you want to skip ahead to. Just contact customer service and we'll take care of it for you.
What about your Seminars?
The Connection program doesn't include Seminars. You will, however, get a 50% member discount on any seminar you wish to purchase. Just contact customer service.
What if I already have some of your lessons?
If you've already purchased some of my lessons, then you can skip over the ones you already have. When we set up your account, we'll look in our database and see what you already have. If, for example, you've already purchased Excel Beginner 1, 2, and 3, then we'll start you at Level 4 for your Learning Connection membership. If you've purchased classes in the middle, our database will automatically skip over those for you. We take care of everything.
What if I take all of the courses in one topic?
If you manage to watch all of the courses in the topics you've selected, then we will not continue to bill you. You will only be charged if courses are available. Your Learning Connection account will be placed on hold until more courses in those topics are released OR you decide to add more topics to your account.
Can I download these courses or get them on CD?
You can always watch your courses online or download them to your computer to watch offline. If you'd like your courses mailed to you on CD, that's no problem. Just contact customer service, and we'll mail you a CD with your courses on it, and you only pay a special Learning Connection members-only shipping & handling charge of $5.00 per CD, and we can fit a bunch of lessons on a single CD.
In what order will my courses arrive?
You will receive courses from the categories you select, starting with the most basic levels, then moving up to the next levels as soon as all of the beginner courses are completed. For example, let's say you pick Word, Excel, and Access as your three topics of interest. In week 1, you'll get Word 1. In week 2, you'll get Excel 1. Week 3, Access 1. Then in week 4, you'll get Word 2, followed by Excel 2, then Access 2. This will continue until all of your selected topics are exhausted. This is only a guideline, however. If you want to finish all of one topic before moving to another, that's OK too. Just let us know when you sign up.
Do I have to remain a member to keep my courses?
The courses you receive each week as a Learning Connection member are yours to keep. If you cancel your account, you can still keep all of the courses you've paid for up to that point. They are added directly to your account. You do not have to remain a member to keep them.
Can I really cancel at any time?
Sure. Just contact customer service before your next bill date and we'll cancel your Learning Connection account promptly. Of course, you'll lose your benefits of membership.
Can I get more than one class per week?
Sure. You can take the classes faster than one per week if you want to. Just contact customer service and tell us to send you 2, 3, or however many classes you want. If you want to take a long weekend to binge-watch lessons, just let us know and we can send you the next 3 or 4 in a row all at once. We're very flexible. Just contact customer service.
What if once a week is too fast, or I'm going on vacation?
No problem. If you're going on vacation, just let us know. We'll pause your account for a week or two. If you're having a hard time keeping up, we can slow the delivery down to once every two weeks, or even once a month. The default is once per week, and we recommend you give that a try first. If you can't keep up, just contact customer service and we'll slow down delivery for you.
What about new topics?
When new topics lare released, we'll add them to the Learning Connection list and you'll be able to add those as topics of interest for your course queue. At any time you see a new type of course released on the web site, just contact customer service and we can add it for you.
Will I qualify for upgrades?
Most likely, depending on the course. As long as the material is similar to what was covered in the old version, then YES, you will get a $1 upgrade. However, even if you don't qualify, you will receive an automatic 50% discount should you choose to purchase it. For example, if you purchased Word 2007 Beginner 1 under your Learning Connection membership, you will qualify for a $1 upgrade to Word 2013 Beginner 1 when it's released. Excel 2010 and 2013 Beginner 1 were nearly identical, so yes, you would receive that update. Just ask Customer Service.
What about course handbooks?
There are printable PDF handbooks that supplement most of our video courses. They are available as part of your Learning Connection membership as well, as an add-on option. This is on the membership form. We no longer offer printed (paper) handbooks.
Why are you doing this? Aren't you losing money?
I decided to create the Learning Connection program for a couple of reasons. One of the biggest complaints I get is that my advanced developer lessons cost a lot of money. Some of them are over $30 for an hour-long tutorial. Since far fewer people purchase the advanced lessons than the beginner lessons, I have to charge more to make it worth while to develop the lessons. You can read more about this here. So, this new Learning Connection program will allow more people to afford my advanced lessons.

I don't want new customers to just be able to buy the advanced lessons cheaply, so this program ensures that the people who are benefiting have already purchased all of the previous lessons, and have already invested their time with learning all of my previous materials. I'm OK with that.
Plus, from a business-model viewpoint, I would rather have a bunch of customers that I know are going to be paying me a few dollars a week, versus a few customers who randomly buy advanced courses. This allows me to regulate my revenue stream, while at the same time greatly benefiting my customers with lower prices. It's a win-win situation for you and me.
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