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A Look Back at 2016: By the Numbers


It’s that time of year again! It’s a time to look forward to a new year, which also means it’s time to take a look back at a few interesting numbers from 2016.

If you’re interested in this series of CBT Nuggets-related numbers, you’ll definitely be interested in the other posts this week, including 53 Strangest CBT Nuggets Search Results and 8 Biggest IT Stories from 2016.

9,000,000 minutes

You watched 9 million minutes of our YouTube videos, which is quite a few minutes. In 2017, we’re bringing back regular career content on our YouTube channel in “Ask the Trainer” format, additional course content, and we’ll still have biweekly webinars on a variety of topics.

600,000 searches

You performed nearly 600,000 searches on our website. The number one search?

You guessed it. CCNA. Jeremy is really close to finishing the CCNA ICND2 v3 course. It takes a long time to produce videos that meet our expectations for quality. We assure you, Jeremy’s course will be done soon. It’s already shaping up to be great!. And everyone will panic in three years when Cisco changes the cert again. Stay tuned.

400,000 blog readers

We are proud to provide the stories that help direct your career. We strive to provide every IT pro with timely, relevant information about the certifications they need to help them succeed. If you have an idea for a story, leave a comment, or message us on social media.

6,000 Facebook shares

You shared our posts more than 6,000 times on Facebook. We appreciate you spreading the word about CBT Nuggets. Facebook is one of the best ways to track CBT Nuggets industry news, course releases, and certification updates. You can also find us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and even Google+.

2,000 Learners

The CBT Nuggets Learners Community has grown twofold since moving from Google+ to Slack in March. The G+ community was active for more than two years, providing career advice and camaraderie to nearly 1,000 IT professionals. Since moving to Slack, we have 2,000 active Learners participating in study groups, sharing exam tips, and asking career questions. In 2016, we also connected 20 IT pros to mentors.

123 TranscenderⓇ and Selftest Practice Exams

Unlimited practice exams are an essential piece of the CBT Nuggets Learning Experience. Validate your knowledge with a few targeted questions. Use the exams like a big deck of flashcards. Prepare for the real thing with full-length practice exams.

It’s actually nothing new, but we wanted to note the sheer number of practice exams you have at your disposal. Transcender and Selftest exams give you hands-on experience with the latest Oracle to VMware to Cisco exams. Make a plan. Study the material. Test your knowledge. Here are few more tips on how to use practice exams to conquer your next exam.

One subscription to rule them all

In April, we announced that every CBT Nuggets subscriber would be a premium subscriber. Every subscriber now has access to the entire CBT Nuggets Learning Experience, including Virtual Labs, Quizzes, Transcender Practice Exams, Accountability Coaching, and access to the Learner Community.
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