Issa Asad Explains 7 Profitable Freelance Skills You Must Acquire
As economic demands guide more and more people into becoming creative with their career choices, the public is at last becoming privy to the benefits of freelancing.
“Those who value time, individuality, and more optimal career advancement have already adapted,” said Issa Asad Florida businessman and entrepreneur since 1996. Mr. Asad is the CEO of 2 companies in South Florida, including Q Link Wireless and Quadrant Holdings.
If you’re on the fence about what type of freelancing services can provide a sustainable lifestyle for you, below we have provided a rundown of seven freelancing opportunities that may just provide exactly the lifestyle people yearn for. Here, Issa Asad explains 7 profitable freelance skills you must acquire.
1. English Proofreading
An English proofreader’s role is to read and transcript copy. Making sure all works spelling, grammatical or typographical errors are non-existent. Virtually every English written webspace at one point or another will request these services.
Average National Salary: $47,663
2. SEO/Content Writing
SEO and the content writers provide their clients with search engine optimized articles, making sure their content has high visibility on Google, Bing, Yahoo, and various other search engines. Yet another service which virtually any webspace could actually utilize.
Average National Salary: $40,951
Presenting a 37.2 percentage growth since 2014, professional photography is a well demanded industry regardless of the ubiquity of phone cameras. While many can capture nice family moments, few can frame and transform moments into art pieces, and the photography client base is well aware of this.
Average National Salary: $42,375
4. Virtual Assistant
In order to pare down non-direct career tasks, anyone from business owners to entrepreneurs are shifting tasks away to virtual assistants, those who are willing to get their hands a little dirty with day to day tasks such as answers and managing email, or schedule building. As many careers expand in tasks while time itself doesn’t, virtual assistants will see an even larger pool of clients in the near future.
Average National Salary: $39,183
5. Social Media Marketing
As companies become more and more aware of the importance of obtaining brand awareness, and the strengths that social media provide in this battle, more and more are hiring clients to speak on these platforms for them. Anyone holding out will eventually request these services, leading to a near endless pool of work for SMM freelancers.
Average National Salary: $46,402
With complex tax codes (exemptions and the like) around, the likelihood of the public eluding an overwhelming dread around tax season is sure to continue. Some people just prefer the help of a person over the plethora of financing software available.
Average National Salary: $65,940
7. Android & iOS Development
Smartphones have become a part of virtually everyone’s lives at this point, so it’s not at all shocking to see the demand for Android and iOS development. This one will be here to stay for the foreseeable future, there’s no doubt about it.
Average National Salary: $84,562 (Android) $85,000 (iOS)
Knowing the avenues available for freelance success is one thing, it is a whole different ballgame to actually go out there, get the skills, and apply those skills. It takes a lot of hard work, but the determined ones, the ones that don’t mind receiving a few failures, will persevere, and just mind find themselves the career of a lifetime.