Top Freelancing Skills to Learn

Writing

Content is king. Freelance writing is undeniably one of the most popular and in-demand freelance skills you can develop. That’s why there are a lot of writers out there right now. This means the competition is very tight. Even talented writers struggle with finding clients and the rates for freelance writing are quite low.

Design

Like what we mentioned above, content is king, and what else online content needs? Compelling visuals. Text alone can never captivate the attention of the market so designing is one important skill you can hone.

Any Form Of Marketing

The amount of business out there is staggering. Almost an infinite amount if you look at it globally. With that idea, I assume that there are countless entities out there looking for a marketing specialist that can help them spread their influence and reach potential clients.

  • Content Marketing
  • SEO / Link Building
  • Affiliate Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Brand Strategy and
  • Marketing Consultancy

Professional Skills

Probably the most important thing that you need to learn is how to be a better professional. You see, landing clients is the easiest part of the game, maintaining a professional relationship and keeping the enthusiasm to work together is the real challenge.

  • Carry yourself with confidence. This way others will be as confident as you are with working with you.
  • Be the go-to person. Take the opportunities to handle the more challenging part of the work and prove that you can be relied upon when it comes to the nitty-gritty of it.
  • Don’t be afraid to learn and to teach. Surround yourself with a radiant openness for new things so people will be at ease with you when it comes to asking questions and learning in general.
  • Take ownership. Be on-point whenever you have a task on hand. This shows you are reliable and can be trusted with the hard stuff that needs to be done.
  • Be proactive. If you see a gap, fill it by providing the right attention to it.
  • Practice transparency. Learn how to be open about what you need to improve and what you need to know.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely. Deliver the facts in as few words as necessary to get the message across.

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Ideaology

Ideaology

555 Followers

Ideaology is an open-source blockchain project on Ethereum, which will be dedicated to connecting talented developers and their target community members.