10 sought after freelance skills in demand right now
Doing business in the current market has become harder than it was 10 years ago. With the competition in the market it is a great way for companies to mitigate loses by hiring freelance in place of full-time employees. This practice not only saves the cost of hiring a new employee but also helps provide opportunities for freelance employees.
So, if you are looking to make a source of secondary income look no further, we have listed the top 10 fields:
With thousands of websites, numerous newspaper, blogs and magazine out there, it isn’t hard to consider the opportunities which can come from this field. All you need to do is to brush up on you writing skills, improve your grammer and learn how to write content that sells. An average freelancer can earn upto 1.8 Lakh Rs per year and if your content sells then the number can be 10 times that.
Just like content writing, it is an important profession, the number of newspapers, blogs, media magazines and channels all require a graphics designer to work their magic with graphics. All you need to do is to learn how to use Photoshop and other relevant software to cash in the opportunities available for you.
Blogging can be appropriate earning avenue if you start your own blog or associate with someone who has a blog. There are a myriad of specialty which you can associate towards, such as internet, technology, SEO, fashion, travel and entertainment. As far as earnings are concerned, the sky is the limit.
Social Media Marketing
Platforms of social media such as Pinterest, LinkedIn, Twitter and Reddit have become a staple for interaction with customers. The companies want experts who can harness such technology platforms to leverage his skills, help brands increase user engagement and make some money in return.
With so many websites up and running, every company requires a web administrator to keep websites up and running, to handle the backend process and make sure that websites don’t load slow. You can learn these techniques and make some money in return working few hours daily.
From voiceover commercials to how-to-do videos all require a voiceover artist. If you have a beautiful voice and good communication skills try this field.
Search Engine Optimization
Every company requires online traffic for companies to run their businesses through their website, through search engines and social media platform for source s of traffic. You can hire freelance SEO experts from time to time to rank on the first page of search engines.
If you can read, write and speak more than one language, translation field has immense opportunities in store for you. You can make decent money by taking freelance translation assignments.
Executive search specialist
You can help HR Executives in finding the right individual for the specific roles which they are looking for. And since you save them time and hassle, you get paid a generous amount in form of handsome incentives in return.
Just like website development, app development is also a sought after skill that can make you money, all you need is skills in programming, backend computing, mobile UI designing among others. With the rise of people using their mobiles for browsing, these apps can be invaluable to them and thus help you make money.
Freelancing is becoming increasingly popular in India and the rest of the world. Hence, becoming a freelance will take only so much of your time and provide you the required benefits.