The WIX blog is always a perfect recource for business advice, trends, and newest releases on their web design platform. This week's WIX TIP is perfect for the start of a new year - specifically for those interested in becomming their own boss! Why not give these 10 careers a go?!?
1. SOCIAL MEDIA CONSULTANT
For many millennials, social media savviness is just a natural skill. But for many more out there, social media is an area of marketing yet to be discovered. Take your sought-after skills to a business in need and help beef up their social media presence and marketing efforts. With Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram a huge source of website traffic and brand engagement, your services are more in demand than you may think.
2. PET SITTER
Animal lover? Pet-sitting could be your calling. While you’ll probably start out fairly small, pet-sitting is a business that easily grows once word gets out. This could be a great option if you are reliable, trustworthy and are looking for a career that’s a bit more out of the box.
3. EVENT PLANNER
Are you well-connected with a knack for detail? If planning parties or social gatherings from start to finish is something you enjoy, then event planning is for you.
4. GENDER NEUTRAL CHILDREN'S STORE
Whether you’re thinking about opening up a kid’s clothing store or toyshop, consider developing products that are gender-neutral. Creating something that works for both a male and female audience will get you more business and more exposure. Gender stereotypes are a thing of the past and your business is making waves in the future!
5. FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER
It’s time to turn that hobby you love into your profession. Yes, we’re talking about those photography skills you’ve got. Once you’ve zeroed in on what type of photography you’d like to focus on, setup your online portfolio and start marketing yourself. The sooner your work is out there for the world to see, the sooner you’ll be snapping shots for cash.
6. PERSONAL SHOPPER
Thought your love for shopping couldn’t earn you cash? Think again. Believe it or not, people will actually pay you to shop for them. Your trendy sense of style will literally pay off!
Perfect for a gig on the side or a full-time job; if you’ve got the knowledge, share it with others and turn your brains into your very own small business.
8. GRAPHIC DESIGNER
We know you’ve heard it before; but this field is in serious demand. With a variety of career paths to choose from like production design or even helping another small business owner’s vision come to life, there are plenty of opportunities out there, you’ve just got to dive right in!
9. FITNESS TRAINER
Is it us or does the world seem to be obsessed with health and nutrition lately? If you’re part of that group, then hop on board and join the booming industry. Advertise your service in local gyms and supermarkets and start helping people get fit! Your clients can schedule one on one or group sessions with the help of Wix Bookings24/7, so you’ll never miss a beat.
10. TURN YOUR PASSION INTO A CAREER
Do you have a cause you’re super passionate about? If you’ve been working on a project and want to get more people on board, set up a website to let people know what you’re all about. Allow visitors to sign up, engage and even donate.