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Getting Started with Adobe Spark

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Adobe Spark is a free web application that allows its user to easily, quickly and professionally create pages, posts or videos. These videos, pages or posts might be a marketing material, instructions, infographic, slideshow, profile or any other form of digital content. The application is available on the web (web app) as well as iOS.

Learning Adobe Spark would be helpful for marketers, digital content creators, teachers, illustrators and anyone looking for a simple yet professional tool to convey their ideas rather than PowerPoint presentations.

The aim of this post is to present and compare between free online sources that beginners can rely on to learn Adobe Spark, the sources stated here are full-structured courses that beginners can follow along.

If you just want the bottom line (the road map to learn Adobe Spark) and you don’t wish to read the entire article then go to the “Bottom Line” section at the end of the article.

Getting Started with Adobe Spark from Scratch

Udemy

Udemy is the first free online outlet where beginners can start learning Adobe Spark through a video tutorial, you’ll have to register in order to have access to the training. At the time of writing this post, the best free course was entitled “Create Images, Videos, and Presentations with Adobe Spark”.

Structure: The training is divided into 8 video lessons, each video lesson covers a certain aspect of the software.

Interface: The interface is very simple, after registering and adding the course to your list, just click on the lesson you’re interested in and the video will start.

1 - Udemy Adobe Spark Free Training

Now the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.
  2. The training is well-structured and organized for beginners.

Cons

  1. The training doesn’t cover every aspect of the software, though that won’t be a problem for complete beginners.

Verdict: This is the best free online outlet where beginners can start learning Adobe Spark through video tutorials.

Cyndi Kuhn

Cyndi Kuhn website is the second free online outlet where beginners can start learning Adobe Spark through video tutorials, you don’t have to register to have access to the training.

Structure: The training is divided into 5 video lesson, it’s more of a collection of YouTube videos covering Adobe Spark.

Interface: The interface is very simple, just click on the video lesson you’re interested in and the video will start right away.

2 - Cyndi Kuhn Adobe Spark Free Training

Now the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.

Cons

  1. The training isn’t well-structured for complete beginners

Verdict: This is a good free online outlet where beginners can start learning Adobe Spark through Video tutorials.

Adobe Zendesk Portal

Adobe Zendesk Portal is the third free online outlet where beginners can start learning Adobe Spark through a text-based tutorial, you don’t have to register to have access to the training.

Structure: The training is structured as a question and answer, it’s divided into 4 sections, three of which are actually related to using the software and could be considered as a tutorial.

Interface: The interface is very simple, just click on the question you’re interested in and you’ll be directed to a new page where you’ll find the question and its answer.

 3 - Adobe Zendesk Portal Adobe Spark Free Training

Now the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.
  2. The training is well-organized for complete beginners.

Cons

  1. The training isn’t well structured for complete beginners.

Verdict: This is the best free online outlet where beginners can start learning Adobe Spark through a text-based tutorial.

Abilene Christian University

Abilene Christian University is the fourth free online outlet where beginners can start learning Adobe Spark through video tutorials, you don’t have to register to have access to the training.

Structure: The training is divided into video lessons, each video lesson covers a certain aspect of the software.

Interface: the interface is very simple, just click on the video lesson you’re interested in and the video will start right away.

4 - ACU Adobe Spark Free Training

Now the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.
  2. The training is more of an overview of the software.

Cons

  1. The training doesn’t cover every aspect of the software.

Verdict: This is a very good free online outlet where beginners can start learning Adobe Spark through video tutorials.

Bottom Line

The recipe for learning Adobe Spark:

  1. Udemy is the best outlet for beginners to start learning Adobe Spark through video tutorials.
  2. Adobe Zendesk Portal is the best outlet for beginners to start learning Adobe Spark through text based tutorials.

Remember that the first step is always the toughest step, and the aim of this post is to provide you with resources that will help you take your first step in learning Adobe Spark.