Technology is changing and more and more jobs become available every year that can be done from anywhere in the world. If you don’t have the skills yet and want to work from anywhere it is important to study the right skills that will set you on this path.
- Pick the right freelance skills
- Become a freelancer
If you want to take your job around the world, you have to become web-savvy. Some basics in web design are a must, even if you don’t want to make web design your professional career.
Search engine optimization (SEO)
SEO is the art of getting your own or clients’ websites ranked in the top positions for profitable search queries. Being a SEO is a perfect business you can do from anywhere as long as you deliver the results.
Search engine advertising (SEA)
Managing advertising on Google’s search engine and its content network has become a lot more complex over the last few years. Google even offers a program that will get you certified – which helps if you want to manage campaigns for other businesses. Be aware though that you need to track what’s working right from the start as the marketing can become extremely expensive, if you don’t set up the campaign correctly at the beginning.
Social Media is powerful these days, but not many people know how to use its tools most effectively. In fact, keeping their Facebook and Twitter accounts constantly running and publishing new and interesting info is a headache for most companies. Taking over their fan pages, Twitter accounts and running Facebook ads is a perfect job that does not require too much technical knowledge and can be done from anywhere.
To become a successful traveller of the world while trading at the same time, you will need to increase your capital. There are many different trading techniques one can learn, with Forex trading being amongst the most popular.
Any kind of copywriting is a popular choice for those who want to be able to travel the world. Simply pick up a job on freelancer.com, deliver good results and you should be able to grow your client base in no time.
Becoming a good programmer requires time, experience and patience. Once you have learned a few languages and picked up some clients, it is one of the best jobs to do while travelling the world, as the salaries and demand for skilled programmers are both on the rise.
While it’s good to have a broad knowledge of everything, you would waste a lot of time trying to become a pro in every skill necessary. Even if you like being a “Solopreneur” – learning to outsource and letting others do the tasks you are struggling with will not only make you more productive but will give you more spare time to enjoy your travels, too.
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