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The Best Black Friday Tech Deals for Techies and Entrepreneurs in 2020

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IMPORTANT: Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2020 are over, so these Black Friday tech deals are likely no longer available. Check back next year for new deals.

When you work in tech, it’s easy to spend a small fortune on software, which is why I love Black Friday tech deals! They can save you loads of money on tools that will make your life way easier, plus they’re a great way to try out new tools without breaking the bank.

This year, I’ve gathered together the best Black Friday tech deals for techies, whether you’re currently learning tech skills, you already work in tech, or you’re using tech to build and market your own business. 

You’ll find everything from online courses to web hosting to marketing software. And many of these deals are the best discounts these companies have ever offered, so get them quick while you still can!

Disclosure: I’m a proud affiliate for some of the resources mentioned in this article. If you buy a product through my links on this page, I may get a small commission for referring you. Thanks!

Black Friday Online Course Deals

If you’re learning to code, you want to learn to code, or you want to learn literally anything else (knitting, Spanish, design, marketing, photography…), here are the best buy Black Friday offers for you.

Coursera: Get a free course or your first month of a Specialization free (select courses only)

Coursera is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platform that aggregates online courses from top universities. Classes for learning to code are grouped into Specializations that consist of several related courses often taken in sequence. From now until December 4, you can redeem a free course or get your first month free on one of their Black Friday Specializations (select courses only).

Read my Coursera review and see some of my course recommendations.

Offer ends: December 4

🛒 Take advantage of this deal now.

Coursera Black Friday Deal

Udemy: Courses from just $9.99 (up to 90% off)

Udemy is running a huge site-wide Black Friday sale on its courses, with many available for just $9.99. PLUS if you buy 2+ qualifying courses on Cyber Monday, you’ll also get $5 credit towards your next purchase. Here are my top Udemy course recommendations.

Offer starts: November 20 

Offer ends: November 27

🛒 Take advantage of this deal now.

Udemy Black Friday Deals

Udacity: 75% off sitewide

Udacity has courses on web development, data science, business, and more, PLUS they offer “nanodegrees,” a type of credential program that helps you learn career-targeted skills and develop a portfolio. Udacity partners with companies like Google, AT&T, Salesforce, and others to create their courses. They’re offering their biggest discount ever – 75% off all courses.

Offer starts: November 27

Offer ends: December 3

🛒 Take advantage of this deal now.

Udacity Black Friday offer

Pluralsight: 40% off their annual subscription

Pluralsight’s courses cover everything from software development to data to cybersecurity and more. Courses on the platform are created by 1,500+ industry experts and partners (e.g., Google, Adobe, Microsoft, and Oracle). In their biggest discount of the year, they’re offering 40% off all annual subscriptions. Check out my Pluralsight review and course recommendations here.

Offer starts: November 23

Offer ends: November 30

🛒 Take advantage of this deal now.

Pluralsight Black Friday Offer

One Month: 50% off their annual subscription ($149.50 off!)

As well as teaching programming and web development, One Month has courses that help you build something of your own, like a business or an app. It’s based on the idea that you can teach yourself to code (or do other things) in just one month! Because it’s been a rough year for many, they’re offering their biggest discount ever, saving you $149.50 on their annual plan, which gives you access to their full library of courses.

Offer starts: November 30

Offer ends: December 4

🛒 Take advantage of this deal now.

One Month Cyber Monday Deal

Interview Cake: Coding interview courses for $19+ (up to 70% off)

If you’re in the process of applying for jobs, you don’t want to miss this Black Friday deal from Interview Cake. They’ve lowered the prices on all three tiers of their tech interview prep course, starting at just $19.

🛒 Take advantage of this deal now (or read my full Interview Cake review first)

Interview Cake Cyber Monday offer

Code With Mosh: 50% off the annual subscription

Mosh Hamedani aims to make his coding courses super clear, concise, comprehensive and practical, with no fluff. He’s offering a 50% discount on his All-Access Subscription, which means you get access to all 31 of his courses, plus future courses (he releases a new one each month), for $99 instead of $199.

Offer ends: November 29

🛒 Take advantage of this deal now.

Code With Mosh Black Friday offer

Ben Collins: 30% off everything

If you want to get into data analysis/science or just learn how to use spreadsheets better, Ben Collins’ courses are for you. He teaches Google Sheets skills and he’s offering 30% off all his courses with the coupon code BLACKFRIDAY_2020.

Offer ends: November 30

🛒 Take advantage of this deal now.

Ben Collins Black Friday discount

Codecademy: 25% off their annual plans

Codecademy teaches a wide range of programming languages plus tech career paths. Read my review of Codecademy and get 25% off their annual plans using the promo code CYBER25.

Offer ends: December 4

🛒 Take advantage of this deal now.

Codecademy Black Friday Sale

Learn Enough: 55% off the Learn Enough Everything Bundle

You can now get all of Learn Enough’s 9 tutorials in their Everything Bundle. With 2620 pages of content and 55 hours of video from award-winning educator Michael Hartl, you’ll be able to learn to code, start a new create, or start your own company. This bundle is normally $452 but right now you can get it for just $199.

Offer ends: November 30

🛒 Take advantage of this deal now

Learn Enough Black Friday Discount

CreativeLive: 60+% off

CreativeLive broadcasts live classes on a wide range of topics. They’re offering a few different discounts depending on the day you buy. Discounts range from 60% to 79% so hop on over and see what they’re offering today.

Offer ends: November 30

🛒 Take advantage of this deal now

CreativeLive Black Friday Deals

GoSkills: Get access to their full library of courses for 1 year for just $99

Learn the most in-demand skills for your tech career with unlimited access to all courses on GoSkills.com for a whole year for less than $100. 

Offer starts: Unsure

Offer ends: November 30

🛒 Take advantage of this deal now.

GoSkills Black Friday Discount

Manning: 40% off everything when you buy 2

Manning publishes computer books and video courses for software developers. This week they’re offering 40% off everything they sell (eBooks, pBooks, liveProjects, liveAudios, and liveVideos) when you buy two products. It’s a great chance to stock up on fantastic resources!

Offer ends: November 29

🛒 Take advantage of this deal now.

Manning Black Friday offer

React Native School: 40% off

React Native School gives you access to 16 comprehensive React Native classes, 140 React Native tutorials, and access to the private React Native School Slack community. You can now get 40% off when you purchase an annual plan and this discount will apply for the lifetime of your membership.

Offer ends: December 1

🛒 Take advantage of this deal now.

React Native School Black Friday discount

Program With Erik: 50% off Vue 360 Solo

Vue 360 is a six week, work at your own pace, class, that helps you go from Vue newbie to a Vue super star. The class starts out with the basics of Vue, then ramps up, to more intermediate and advanced topics, like TypeScript, Vue 3, and Vuex. Get 50% until Monday.

Offer ends: November 30

🛒 Take advantage of this deal now.

Vue Course

Learnetto: Get 15 JavaScript courses worth $1322 for just $399

My friend Hrishi over at Learnetto has put together a bundle of 15 JavaScript courses for this Black Friday only. With this bundle you will learn React, Redux, Next.js, Node CLIs, GraphQL, Tailwind CSS, VSCode, Serverless, Gatsby, JAMStack and more. You can get the Essentials Pack ($831 value) for just $299 or the Complete Pack ($1322 value) for just $399.

Offer ends: November 30

🛒 Take advantage of this deal now.

Learnetto Black Friday Bundle

Web Hosting & Other Useful Black Friday Tech Deals

There are so many tech Black Friday deals out there beyond just courses. Below I’ve rounded up some of the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals for web hosting, website tools, marketing software, and other useful bits and pieces. Take a look!

Bluehost: up to 60% off hosting

Bluehost is the web host I started Learn to Code With Me on; it’s a great host to begin your website/blogging/portfolio with. They’re offering up 60% off their hosting and other products from now through Monday.

Offer ends: November 30

🛒 Take advantage of this deal now.

Bluehost Black Friday Deal

LiquidWeb: Get 60% off VPS hosting

LiquidWeb call themselves “the Most Helpful Humans in Hosting®” and this Black Friday, they’re offering between 59 and 62% off their fully managed, cloud-based virtual private server (VPS) hosting solutions. Perfect for anyone who wants the power of a dedicated server and the flexibility of cloud hosting.

Offer starts: November 24

Offer ends: December 1

🛒 Take advantage of this deal now.

Liquid Web home page

WP Engine: Get 5 months free on any annual shared hosting plan

WP Engine provides hosting for WordPress sites. If you’re a new customer, you can use the coupon code CYBERWPE30 to get 5 months free on any of their Startup, Growth, or Scale plans.

Offer starts: November 23

Offer ends: December 4

🛒 Take advantage of this deal now.

WP Engine Home Page

Genesis Pro: Get 30% off your first year

Genesis Pro gives you access to advanced tools that help you build better WordPress sites faster. Get access to the Genesis Framework plus 35 StudioPress-made premium child themes with 30% off the first year of your annual fee using the link below. 

Offer starts: November 23

Offer ends: December 4

🛒 Take advantage of this deal now.

Genesis Pro Home Page

Teachable: Up to 50% off their annual plans

If you’ve ever considered creating an online course or coaching service, I highly recommend using the Teachable platform (I used to work there!). This is their only sale of the year and they’re offering 14% off their basic plan, 37% off their pro plan, and 50% off their annual plan. 

Offer starts: November 20 

Offer ends: November 30

🛒 Take advantage of this deal now.

Teachable's Black Friday Discounts

Creative Market: 75% off essential design assets

Creative Market is a treasure trove of design assets, including icons, mockups, fonts, templates, and graphics. Whether you want to get into design specifically or you just want your coding projects to look awesome, you need to check out Creative Market.

Offer ends: November 30

🛒 Take advantage of this deal now.

Creative Market Black Friday Sale

AppSumo: 15 of their hottest deals are back!

AppSumo is like Groupon for entrepreneurs, marketers, and tech users. This Black Friday, they’ve brought back 15 of their best deals, so you can get yourself lifetime access to super useful tools for bargain prices.

Here are their 15 Black Friday deals:

  • Oviond: a complete platform for hosting all of your digital marketing data (reduced from $1188 to $59)
  • WP Reset: a WordPress plugin that collectively installs themes and plugins, resets defaults, and creates snapshots to restore your website (reduced from $158 to $49)
  • SuiteDash: all-in-one software solution that combines the most common business tools into a pre-integrated, white-label ready platform (reduced from $1188 to $79.00)
  • Depositphotos: a library of over 100 million royalty-free stock photos and vector images (reduced from $500 to $39)
  • Frase: an AI-powered tool that identifies the questions your audience is asking and creates detailed content briefs for answer-focused, SEO-friendly content (reduced from $469 to $79)
  • FreshLMS: a platform that lets you create, customize, and sell your online courses, handling everything from landing pages to payment processing (reduced from $468 to $99.00)
  • Happy Scribe: uses the best speech-to-text technology to automatically and accurately generate transcripts and subtitles in minutes (reduced from $324 to $69)
  • Ideanote: an all-in-one innovation platform that empowers your team to capture, develop, and prioritize your best business ideas (reduced from $2988 to $59)
  • If-So: a WordPress plugin that allows you to display dynamic content to users based on their search terms, language, geolocation, and more (reduced from $199 to $49)
  • MailPoet: helps you stand out in any inbox by creating and delivering beautiful emails directly from WordPress (reduced from $499 to $49)
  • Nifty: a remote collaboration hub designed to help you manage projects, goals, files, and teams, all in one place (reduced from $1428 to $49)
  • Publer: a social media marketing tool that lets you create, schedule, and analyze up to 500 posts at once across all major social networks, plus collaborate with team members (reduced from $683 to $49)
  • Quuu: your source for hand-curated, high-quality social media content suggestions based on your audience’s interests (reduced from $228 to $49)
  • VideoPeel: a user-friendly platform for collecting, managing, and sharing video testimonials from one centralized location (reduced from $828 to $69)
  • Viral Loops: an all-in-one referral marketing platform to create viral giveaways, contests, and rewards (reduced from $1500 to $59)

Offers start: November 22

Offers end: November 30

🛒 Take advantage of these deals now.

AppSumo's Black Friday Tech Deals

Erin Flynn: Get The Workshop Collection (worth $721) for $50

This bundle includes all of Erin’s past workshops designed to help you streamline your business and impress your clients. Learn how to create your ideal business, position and price your services, get clients, and so much more. You can get the entire bundle for just $50 (saving $671) and after Cyber Monday they will never be available again!

Offer ends: November 30

🛒 Take advantage of this deal now.

Erin Flynn's Workshop Collection

Adobe Creative Cloud: 25% off all apps

Many of Adobe’s apps are the industry standards, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, and Acrobat. For a very limited time, you can now get 25% off these tools.

Offer ends: November 27

🛒 Take advantage of this deal now.

Adobe discount

Telestream: ScreenFlow video editing software for just over $100.

If you’re into video, you should know about Wirecast – live video streaming production and screen recording software. Get 20% off plus a free Switch Player – a robust multi-format media player.

Offer ends: December 2

🛒 Take advantage of this deal now.

Wirecast Discount

The Best Tech Deals for Black Friday 2020

I hope you found a Black Friday offer in there that you’re excited about. These are the best discounts I’ve come across for 2020 and I can’t wait to try some of them out myself!


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