Learning html can provide a big boost to your company.Imagine trying to travel through France without speaking a word of French, or trying to enjoy a classic Spanish soap opera without understanding a word of Spanish. Both situations could become very frustrating very fast.

So in a world that is increasingly dominated by the internet and e-business, it would really help if you knew someone that speaks the internet’s own language. That language, for any novices out there, is called HTML and CSS.

If you’ve ever tried to learn HTML or CSS on your own, than you know how frustrating it can be without having someone there to guide you and correct your mistakes. Writing in a code language can feel a lot like speaking a new foreign language.

Thankfully the people at Codecademy have found a way to help all of us coding newbies along our path to fluency. Starting today they are now offering instructional online classes in both HTML and CSS.

Learning css can provide a huge boost to your company.Imagine how impressive it will look to your co-workers if you can successfully write out an ‘h ref’ link structure that contains solid anchor text during a weekly team meeting! Besides that, there are several other instances where knowledge of HTML and CSS would come in handy.

On-Site Optimizations

If you’re trying to get your business online, or even if you already have a site going, it could prove invaluable to find yourself capable of making minor tweaks now and again to your code.

Google is constantly updating its algorithms that determine what has value to its search engine. Being able to respond and react to these changes might be the thing that keeps you ahead of your competitors.

Content Creation

If you’re trying to expand your brand by getting your name out there, content creation is a great way to go. Write some killer articles and get those bad boys submitted to every relevant site you can think of.

The trick is that some formatting might be required to make your content look decent and respectable. That formatting might require you know a little HTML or CSS to get it done exactly right.

Sure taking the time to learn an internet coding language can be exhausting, but it can also pay big dividends for your company down the road. Thankfully that learning process just got a little easier.

Rob Hughes
Rob Hughes is a Paid Search Analyst at Big Leap who enjoys the creative aspect of online paid advertising. In his free time, Rob is a 3x Intramural Champion, a 17x Intramural Loser, and an avid climber of local mountains.