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10+ Best Skills To Learn Online In 2023 (+ Online Courses)

There’s never been a better time to learn something new than right now. 

The freelance industry is booming. The demand for remote work is rising. And finding jobs online is getting easier. 

If you’re wondering about what are the best skills to learn today, I have a few suggestions for you.

In this guide, I explore some of the best skills to learn in high demand. Plus I’ll share a few online course suggestions to help you get started on learning each skill.

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How Tos

10 Best Online Part-Time Jobs To Do In Your Spare Time

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One of the best ways to get into freelancing is to try doing it part-time.

Doing part-time freelance work will not only help you earn some cash on the side but will also help you decide whether freelancing is right for you.

This way, you can do a trial run and get to know some of the benefits and downsides of working from home.

In this post, I’ll showcase some of the best jobs you can do part-time without taking any risks.

These jobs may not be as easy as you think. But they are quite rewarding and you can do them without having to invest your entire day for the job.

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How Tos

How Much Should I Charge? 5 Ways To Calculate Your Freelance Rates

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Figuring out the right price to charge your clients is one of the first challenges you come across as a beginning freelancer.

How you calculate your freelance rates is important because your price has to be just right to win your clients.

If your price is too high, the client may never respond to your proposal. If you charge too low, the client will suspect and think of you as a cheap amateur freelancer.

There’s no need to worry about it though. Whether you’re a beginning freelance writer, designer, developer, or marketer, there are a few tricks you can use to figure out the ideal price for your freelance services. And I’ll show you how.

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What Is The Cheapest Way To Transfer Money Internationally?

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Getting paid is an important part of not just freelancing but for running many other online businesses.

Especially when you’re working with clients from different countries all over the world, receiving payments often becomes a challenge.

Mainly because different countries have restrictions on sending payments. For example, PayPal is not available in many countries like Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and more.

As a freelancer, this usually means you have to use traditional ways to receive payments from clients. Or you’ll have to resort to other uncommon platforms. What you don’t realize is the hidden fees behind these platforms.

So what is the best way to send or receive payments internationally? Let’s find out.

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How Tos

How To Write Proposals For Freelance Clients Using Bonsai

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One of the key factors that influence clients to hire you for a job is the way you present your proposals.

Clients pay close attention to the way you write a proposal, the design, and the content arrangement to determine how skilled you are at what you do.

It doesn’t matter if you have 10 years of experience designing websites. If you can’t write an effective proposal, you’ll have a hard time finding clients who are willing to hire you.

However, writing and designing great proposals for clients can also be a tedious task when you’re applying to multiple jobs at a time. Today, I want to help you find a solution to that problem.

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Freelance Tips

5+ Email Templates You Can Use To Pitch To New Clients

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You don’t have to depend on freelance marketplaces to find work. There are so many ways you can find freelance work.

In a previous post, I showed you not one, not two, but 14 different methods for finding freelance work online.

One of the most effective ways to find freelance projects is to use job boards and contact clients directly via email.

Writing an email to a client to pitch for a job is not an easy task. Because your email needs to be perfect to win over the client.

Then again, you don’t have to be a master of the English language to write a great email either. You just have to learn to follow certain email etiquette when writing the pitch to appear more professional to your clients.

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