The world of freelancing and remote work is only continuing to grow in popularity more and more each year (and for obvious reasons).
The flexibility of this lifestyle is consistently encouraging more people to ditch their 9-5 and build a life of freedom for themselves in the form of self-employment or even starting their own online business.
Freelancing is amazing for many reasons - but right now we’re going to focus on one: endless options and opportunity.
No matter what your career is, there’s most likely a way to turn it into a freelancing gig. Even therapists are starting to sell their counseling sessions online!
Here’s the top 10 freelancing careers for 2019:
Social Media Manager: This is perfect for you if you’re obsessed with a cohesive feed and you always know the latest trending hashtags.
IT Specialist: You’re a whiz with computers and technology and always ready and eager to troubleshoot.
Developer: You have a knack for building websites, programming apps, and creating software.
Website Builder (Designer): You have an eye for detail and know how to work with branding materials to make your clients’ vision come to life on the big (and small) screen.
Podcast Manager: You’re great at strategizing, communicating with potential interviewees, and meeting tight deadlines.
Video & Audio Editor: You have lots of patience with a creative flair. You have an amazing skill of working backwards from a vision to the finished product.
SEO Specialist: You’re always up to date on the (constantly evolving) best practices for search engine visibility.
Transcriptionist: You’re extremely patient, accurate and have impressively fast typing skills.
Copy Writer/Ghost Writer: You have a talent of using just your words to tell a story in a creative and engaging way, while also converting prospects into buyers.
Virtual Assistant: You have a variety of the above skills - or even none of them at all. Maybe you have awesome email management and admin experience. Basically, anything that can be done for a business, virtually.
There you have it. The top 10 freelancing careers for 2019. That being said, there are literally endless opportunities to get your freelancing career off the ground. Don’t be bummed out if none of the above fit the bill. Get out there and learn a new skill or practice the many you already have. Chances are, whatever it is, someone out there is willing to pay you to do it for them!