As per the Paypal report, 23% of Indian Freelancers earn up to 60 lacs per annum. Source: Business Today Newspaper.
That may seem shocking to you, considering the pandemic where millions of people across the world lost their jobs and barely making money to make ends meet.
How come are professionals and students making this much money annually?
Freelance as a career option is witnessing a massive influx in which people make money based on the service and skill that they can offer to businesses, students, professionals. More importantly, Individuals can learn the skill by enrolling themselves in courses they are passionate about from several platforms online or offline to get certified for the skill.
With the exposure and practical knowledge, They can monetize the skills and make a living out of them. This provides more freedom and productivity as this is something which individuals enjoy working with.
With the ease of information access and connectivity, It is feasible to learn whatever you want to and in your own pace. Get yoursef certifiied with the practical knowledge, exposure, experience and network with the likeminded people online.
Now the question arises where to start?
The importance of skill based courses has been realized, especially during the pandemic. Professionals and students made use of online platforms to upskill themselves.
These platforms have also become sources of networking, relationship building, and bridge the gap between knowledge seekers and trainers, leading to a more constructive approach.
With advanced technology at low cost, these platforms will grow further and bring a revolution, leading to more job opportunities and quality learning,
Many skills such as copyrighting, Biz development, Graphic designing- Animations, 3D art, Digital marketing, Coding, etc., have the potential to make revenue in lakhs of Rupees per month, and this article, I will be covering the skills and sources from where you can get connected to leading entrepreneurs in their niche.
So here are the top 5 courses to look for:
1)Communication Skills: Communication is the foundational skill that can prove to be a game-changer for any individual. Communication is the art with which an individual presents his thoughts and ideas to others, creating an influence in the surroundings. This skill gives results personally and professionally. People assume communication is only about the exchange of information, but it is more than that. It also includes your body language, tone, use of words, how you carry yourself, mindset, etc., reflecting an overall personality. This skill shapes and reflects your overall personality to others.
Communication mastery by Rahul Bhatnagar is the platform where you can learn, grow and network together. Rahul conducts weekly training where he gives importance to investment in content, knowledge, positive outlook towards life, and skills to make you ready for the competitive business world. With lifetime access to his course, He will take you on a different journey altogether. He believes in the philosophy of taking actions; perfect or imperfect doesn’t matter.
The transformation journey will be splendid, and your outlook towards life personally and professionally will be changed.
If you want to build your communication skills: beginner, intermediate or advanced, then you should check him out: https://rahulbhatnagar.com/success/
2)Website development with WordPress
Website development is another skill that has seen a massive demand in the market. Businesses have realized the importance of making an online presence that acts as social proof of existence and drives businesses. With so much information and platforms available online, it becomes confusing as to how website development is. Most people still assume that you need an IT background to create a website, but that is no longer the case.
Content Management Software(CMS) have made it easy for people to create their websites. CMS Software such as Wix, WordPress have captured the majority market share.
There is no limit in website development in terms of designs, themes, widgets, etc. If you are a beginner and comfortable with Hinglish: I.e., Hindi and English, you can try the Website Development course by Skillbuzz.
This course takes you from purchasing domain hosting and creating your website to detail every aspect of creating a website. After finishing the modules, You have to appear for a practical exam, and if passed, You will get a certification for the same, which you can add to your CV and LinkedIn creating a strong impact.
Check out this course: https://www.skillbuzz.in/s/store/courses/description/Website-Development-using-Wordpress
3)Graphic designing: Graphic designing involves projecting visual communications communicating, and creating a strong influence in others’ minds. This requires 3D,4D arts, photoshop, Video making, logo designing, film making, etc. The limit and scope of Graphic designing can’t be defined and have attracted an enormous market. People use their creativity and skills to create a lasting impact. As a beginner, If you want to learn graphic designing, then you can check out the detailed course of the same on the Skillbuzz website. Link: https://www.skillbuzz.in/s/store/courses/description/Adobe-Photoshop
4)Saurabh Bhatnagar Timeline domination- Facebook ad mastery
If you want to start and grow your existing business and don’t want to miss out on the opportunity of earning online, then this is the platform you cannot afford to miss. This may sound superficial to you, but that is not the case.
Saurabh Bhatnagar, one of India’s leading entrepreneurs, has created a platform for beginners, students, and professionals who want to dive into the online world. Saurabh has covered all the aspects that are involved in setting up an online business. With detailed explanation and active community support, it allows you to network and drives business out of the same. I’ll be writing a thorough review of the entire course soon. You can check out this course using the following link. https://saurabhbhatnagar.com/
5)Video Mastery- Avi Arya
Avi Arya, Founder of Internet Moguls and Social Media Marketer, is another name in the digital marketing industry. He introduced the concept of micro-video mastery. This course will help you to become a video entrepreneur and grow your sales. This can be used to communicate your thoughts and ideas, and it will help you grow your influence in the digital world. Avi has given importance to 3 secrets that will help you launch your brand/business in 28 days only. Checkout the same using the link https://www.microvideomastery.com/mvm-masterclass36891119
Bonus Skill: Consistency and action.
This is a skill that can only be learned by yourself. This essential skill will take you a long way in your life. Imperfect action is always better than no action. Humans tend to postpone the work to tomorrow but what we do not realize is that the time lost will never come back to us. We may give many excuses, but unfortunately, they are not valid in the practical world. Start taking action from today, and if you work consistently towards your goals and ambition, then the compounding effect will take you to great heights in life.
Check out the five courses that I have mentioned above.
I’ll be giving a detailed review of each of them on another blog.
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