Do you want to venture into freelancing & you are looking for the top freelancing skills to learn to make money online.
It is so much possible!
We all want reliable means to earn sustainable income online but my question is,
“Are you ready to invest your time into learning these skills?
Because these skills are marketable skills that are in high demand.
Different companies, businesses are looking for freelancers with these marketable skills & are ready to pay for their services.Making money as a freelancer depends on the marketable skill that you have Click To Tweet
but all these happen when you invest your time in learning about the set of skills you wish to acquire.
As a new freelancer, you want to get started in the right way,
in the path of the skills that generate the highest income.
It does make sense! Doesn’t it.
But let me clarify things here, just because a skill Is in high demand & pays well doesn’t mean it is the right path to follow.
Getting paid will depend on your experience, skill level, and your quality of work/services you offer to your client.
There is a reason why you are paid $5 on Fiverr to write an article of about 1000 words length.
and someone else is been paid $150 for the same article of the same word length.
Can you spot the difference 😊 ?
The difference is in the skill level, experience, and quality of your work.
In these posts, we will cover the most in-demand freelance skills that companies are looking for.
Let’s get into it!
Copywriting is the art and science of strategically delivering words whether written or spoken that gets people to take action.-Copyblogger-
This is one of the highly profitable skills to learn to make money online, but to become a profitable expert in the field,
you need to invest solely in learning the craft because copywriters are highly paid.
The primary function of a copywriter is to get client to take action.
Copywriters are the ones that write the sales pages of websites, landing pages, emails that will make the client take action I.e making a purchase.
Becoming a copywriter does not take weeks to learn you will need like months to learn the skill.
There are different types of freelance writing,
I found this super helpful posts from Elna Cain which will walk you though. 31 Types of Writing Jobs from Home.
There are lots of free resources that you help you get started.
Becoming a proofreader/Editor is one of the best skills to learn online as a freelancer.
There are lots of websites, blogs & companies that are looking for specialized proofreader/editor to give their work a final touch before it will be publish.
It could be blog posts, articles, ebook proofreading. When we write, we all are bound to make countless mistakes.
that is when the need for a proofreader comes into place
There are resources to help you out in learning the skills, like proofread anywhere which helps proofreader earn extra income.
this website will help you out with everything you need to know about “proofreading“
I know I included this into the list, I added it to the list because Facebook advertising is booming right now.
A lot of companies are looking for targeted site visitors which will eventually turn into a buyer.
If you can learn the art of Facebook advertising very well, you can make lots of money as a freelancer.
A lot of companies are willing to pay you if you can achieve success with it especially when they have tried creating a campaign and failed multiple times.
they are willing to pay you $1000 or more if they see real results with your campaign.
You may think building a campaign is easy, but it’s not as easy as you think, I found this course Called FB side hustles course from bobby the founder of millennialmoneyman.com.
This course is going to help you out in everything you need to know pertaining Facebook advertising.
Coding is one of the best skills to learn, coding is a major component of online business and its never going to go down the drain.
Be it mobile development, creating a custom plugin, themes, software development, and lots more.
Coding is really striving and booming, this gives great opportunity for anyone who has interest and passion for this skill.
There are free resources to help you out in learning this skill(coding).
this websites codecademy will help you in learning how to code,
and also bear this in mind You will be doing yourself good if you deprive yourself of watching TV sets and go learn this skill, your future self will have you to thank.
Social media manager
Most businesses, if not all, websites, e-commerce stores are all using social media to drive targeted sales and customers to their site or online store.
These companies, websites, businesses are looking for social media manager to help them with their social media marketing.
this is a really good marketable skill that does pays well
As a social media manager, you can help companies, e-commerce shop owners with any social media platform that you have enough knowledge about, in terms of marketing aspects.
What I meant by that is knowing how to use the platform for marketing in the business sphere.Copywriting is the art and science of strategically delivering words whether written or spoken that gets people to take action Click To Tweet
A lot of us do spend most of our time on social media platform without learning the business aspects of it.
For you to be able to drive targeted visitors to your client websites you must have mastered the ins and out of the platform.
You can be a Pinterest VA, Facebook marketer and lots more.
This is one of the best skill to learn, you can coach someone on anything you have expertise on.
it can be coaching someone on how to loose weight, how to set up an online store, you can teach someone English or any other language online.
If you want a specific niche that is in high demand where you can build your personal brand, you might setup a website and offer your services to people who you already know has interest in the services that you are offering.
you can monetize it with affilliate marketing, launching an online course and lots more.
Are you billingual, do you know more than one language?
This is one of the best skill to learn, a lot of companies are looking for translators that can help them out in translating,
even if you can’t speak a second language you can learn it. There are resources out there that can help you out in getting started, I found this website called Duolingo
You can spend one or two hours each day learning this skill for free on Duolingo, learning a second language is not that easy, but just say to yourself “I can do it” and you are good to go.
Learning this is a good one to look into because there are lots of people that are looking for website developers to set up their websites for them.
There are many businesses that already have websites but it’s not mobile friendly, you can see there is huge opportunity for you to make money online with this skill.
Do you have a nice voice or has someone ever told you how sweet your voice is?
If that is you, this is a great skill to learn, voice actors are been hired for things like Radio advertisements, audiobooks, television or movie character, narration and so on.
Do you know that most top voice actors charge more than $1000 per hour? This is a great skill to learn and venture into.
even if you don’t have a nice voice, some of them do have a different taste of voice over actors to work with, which means that they might want a specific voice and it may be you.
Video editing is a great skill to learn to make money online as a lot of people prefer watching videos online,
this calls for the importance of video editors because businesses are trying to jump into this trend.
Video editors are charging up to $50 per hour or more on Upwork, depending on your skill level and expertise.
imagine working for only 3 hours that would be $150 per day, you will be making $4,500/month
You would need software like Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects for you to edit videos. And of course, a little bit of creativity and practice.Do you want to venture into freelancing & you are looking for the top freelancing skills to learn to make money online. Click To Tweet
Do you have a knack for designing, this is also a great skill to learn to make money online,
As a graphic designer you can make logos, brochures, illustrations, and so on.
YOU can be self-taught by just learning the fundamental of graphics design, and by using canva.
There you go, these are the profitable skills to learn to make money online,
there are lots of them but start learning one from the above.
You will be doing yourself good by depriving your self some good stuff and invest your time in learning these skills.
Now your turn, I will be glad to know which skill you intend to learn,
let me know int he comments section,
or what other skill was omitted here, I would like to hear from you.
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