These Are 5 of the Hottest Freelancing Skills Right Now
Finally following money-saving rules or trying to sock away cash to cushion your budget template? Good news — the technology available nowadays has made it easier than ever to turn your creative hobbies or love of all things business and Internet into a totally legit side hustle. Major companies are embracing the rise of independent work too, with companies like LinkedIn launching platforms dedicated entirely to freelance work. #Girlbosses, take note — we’ve pulled together a list of five of the hottest skills currently in demand so you can go out there and land some clients in your area of expertise. Cha-ching!
Have expert knowledge in a given area? We bet you can put it to good use as a consultant. From business growth to strategy, advising clients and providing actionable advice is a skill set that you can totally charge for. Sites like clarity.fm make it easy to collect cash per minute by a call, so do your research to settle on a competitive hourly rate for what you know. You can also set up your own website and offer consulting sessions via video call or an in-person meeting.
Whether you’re into drawing, sketching, typography, logos or something else entirely, there’s a chance that someone would appreciate and pay for your talents. Consider setting up shop on a creative platform with a dedicated community of customers, like Etsy, Fiverr or Society6. Get creative by putting your designs on cell phone cases, calendars, notebooks and more to increase sales.