Hopefully, one of the ideas listed below will strike a chord and excite you enough to download our startup checklist —your first point of reference as you begin your entrepreneurial journey.
With the rise of content marketing, online writers have never been more in demand. A website will also be essential as people will want to see your writing collated in one place so they can get a sense of your style, the topics you cover, and of course, your personality.
Beyond being an excellent writer and a good editorif you really want to excel as a freelance writer, you will need to be a pretty speedy writer too.
Social media consultant Do you have a knack for social media? By offering your skills as a social media consultant, you can either help businesses craft a social media game plan, or take control of their social accounts directly and post updates to various platforms.
Web designer If you know how to design websites, you have a potentially broad client base, including website developers many of whom can build websites but not design them and entrepreneurs themselves. In fact, in this industry, your portfolio is going to be everything—not your degree!
That being said, make sure to only showcase your best work. Graphic designer In the same vein as a web designer, if you have the skills to design logos, brand packages, social media graphics, brochures, posters, and other materials companies and individuals frequently request, this is a business you may love running. In the early days before you have many clients, you may want to build your portfolio by offering your services on sites like Fiverr and Etsy.
If you are data-driven and internet savvy, this is a good potential career opportunity for you. Make sure to have a good handle on Google Analytics, as you will likely be using it time and time again.