So You Wanna Be A Coder
It's not as hard as it sounds. Follow the story of a graphic-designer-turned-programmer and see for yourself.
There are many reasons why people choose to learn how to code, and that can range from wanting to turn their app ideas into reality, wanting to seek a career in tech, or just to upskill themselves. Knowing how to code can open up new worlds to you, and the possibilities are endless. We’ve had […]
At the age of 32, Dennis Lee had already taken up various job opportunities. He started off as a Multimedia graduate, moved onto corporate comms, became a corporate sales manager, then dropped it all to join Singapore Airline as a cabin crew. Finally, he co-founded Chai Bar, a salad bar based in Kuala Lumpur. The self-confessed jack-of-all-trades had […]
This post was written by Erica Freedman, Content and Client Services Specialist at SwitchUp. Programming is a continuously evolving industry. From university programs to week-long cohorts, it can be difficult to decide where to start. Much like the “Best coffee in all of America,” sign in your local diner’s window, every boot camp or school […]
Even with years of marketing experience under her belt, Eva Ho never got complacent. Instead, this traditional marketer sought out digital knowhow for her career development. Prior to the course, Eva had honed her skills as a hotel marketer for Ibis. There, she’d notice how companies relied on agencies without knowing if the results were the best they […]
As a tech startup, we’re always a strong proponent for the development of tech. And with all the speculation going on about cryptocurrency, we believe enough in the technology to apply it to our finance structure. So, it’s with great excitement that we announce: We now accept Bitcoin payments for all our courses. Yup, you can officially enroll at […]
If you’ve ever wondered whether digital marketing makes for a great career, then you’re at the right place. If you’re looking for awesome benefits of being a digital marketer, then you’re definitely on the right page. With all the recent changes that’s been taking place, one that’s been most prominent is the effect of tech on […]
What is SEO? This question gets asked a lot by aspiring digital marketers, so we figured we’d share Khai Yong’s recent experiment in SEO. But before we get ahead of ourselves, here’s a quick primer on the topic. So what is SEO? Short for Search Engine Optimization, SEO is a way of increasing visibility on […]
Introducing Xinch Have you ever wondered who’s behind the other end of our Digital Marketing Quantum Degree™? If you have, then this article is for you. Get to know our very own Chin Xin-Ci (also known as Xinch) better by reading on! Every student in our digital marketing course will know Xinch from her comprehensive video […]
Running an online business isn’t easy. As a matter of fact, running any business isn’t. It doesn’t matter if you’re an online portal or if you’re just using the internet for promotions and distribution. Just Google ‘challenges of starting a digital business’, and you’ll come across tons of obstacles that budding entrepreneurs face. Scroll through the […]
Our very own past student — who’s a full-fledged developer today — has a few key points he’d like to share with aspiring coders through this NEXT Academy review. He had switched careers himself, and had little coding knowledge when he first begun, so his perspective is definitely an interesting one. Without further ado, we give you: […]
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