Top Free Resources for Learning SharePoint When you Have No Budget

We know that training and IT budgets are the first to be cut in tough times.  So what are you to do if you are desperate to learn this technology but you don’t have the money to do it?  The internet and user groups are pretty much your only option.

Try and find a user group in your area.  If there isn’t one, maybe start one.  Start one in your own company if work in a large organisation.

Next you want to join some forums so you can ask questions and see where your peers are.  Try:

Read lots of blogs.  Here’s a list of my favourite business bloggers:

And here are some bonus free books, training, tutorials, tools, reviews and videos. We can be ever thankful for all the people that share their knowledge so freely.  One day when you are in a position to do so, return the favour so the cycle can continue.

Sign up for a SharePoint Online account to test your skills.  And then when you think you’ve got this all waxed, go write an exam and give Microsoft feedback on SharePoint.

You got this, don’t give up.


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