How to choose a Skill for Freelance Career

Choosing the right skill for an online career or freelancer is tough. And if you are having shiny object syndrome like me then it is a complex decision.

There are different perspectives we can have considering other variables.

  1. What skill is fit for me?
  2. What skill has a future?
  3. Which skill suits me?
  4. Which skill has the maximum potential in terms of earning?

Content Creation:

Video Editing

Pros

  • Lots and lots of work available in the industry
  • No Fast Pace changing in the eco-system
  • Recursive Business

Cons

  • Creativity required
  • Sending/receiving file takes a long time
  • Expensive Infrastructure like Good PC, Graphic Card
  • Paid Assets (Footage, Music, Imagery)
  • Paid Tools (Adobe Premier, Adobe After effects)
  • Relatively short deadlines

After YouTube, there is a huge market available for Video Editors. Unlike the previous model, every YouTube channel requires a video editor.

Subniches in Video Editing:

There are a variety of sub-niches you can expand into them.

  • Weeding / Event Videos
  • Family & Travel Videos
  • Corporate Videos
  • Explainer Videos
  • Video Ads
  • Social Media Videos

Programming

Digital Marketing

Pros

  • Lots and lots of work available in the industry
  • No Fast Pace changing in the eco-system
  • Recursive Business

Cons

  • Creativity required
  • Sending/receiving file takes a long time
  • Expensive Infrastructure like Good PC, Graphic Card
  • Paid Assets (Footage, Music, Imagery)
  • Paid Tools (Adobe Premier, Adobe After effects)

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