Freelancer Guide: Choosing The Right Role and Each Tasks

Choose your role and study the possible tasks that you may encounter from your employer.
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Every employer usually hunts a freelancer with the skills and how capable they are for the role. So, as a freelancer, choosing a role or title is vital and should consider some responsibilities or skills that a certain role must-have.

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Content Writer

Responsibilities / Skills

Writing is definitely a great career to choose if you have the skills. Writing is a great career to choose if you have the skills. Most businesses are looking for an awesome writer for any forms of content like website content, blog posts, email templates, outreach templates, press releases, etc..

Writing isn’t just about how you can write perfect grammar and it’s good – ‘NO’. The client sometimes looking for fluency, rich vocabulary, understanding of copywriting, native language proficiency, and even with an SEO background.

Salary: $300-600

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SEO / Web Marketer

Responsibilities / Skills

A business website won’t gain any profit without the work of the SEO or Web marketer. SEO efforts will let the company site be reachable or searchable in search engines, depending on how the SEO specialist strategically skilled.

Some responsibilities above are optional depending on the client, like ‘writing’. Some clients prefer for a dedicated writer as it involves more writing jobs and you as an SEO can focus more on optimization and marketing.

Salary: $400-800

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Web Designer

Responsibilities / Skills

Most designers aren’t good at programming, but not “all”. If you have the skills above or if you feel comfortable doing those stuff then web designer role might be for you to pursue. If you want to stand out in this arena, be updated on trends as it keeps changing every year. 

Salary: $400-600

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Web Developer

Responsibilities / Skills

This role involves programming, a skill you must have. Sometimes programmers said that being a programmer is a ‘call’. This role concerns on what programmable features does the client wants to function on the website. 

Salary: $500-1,500

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Audio / Video Editor

Responsibilities / Skills

Another great role for you to look at as video nowadays is becoming popular and audio/video editor has a high demand. Vlogging is a lucrative career and a buzzword gig nowadays that requires a video editor for YouTube and other social media platforms to upload. 

Salary: $350-1,500

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Virtual Assistant

Responsibilities / Skills

Sometimes a CEO’s right hand as they called. You will perform various tasks such as administrative tasks, scheduling, answering calls, travel arrangements, and other tasks depending on how diverse you are. 

Salary: $450-650

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Administrative Support

Responsibilities / Skills

All administrative tasks can be handled by a Virtual Assistant. As a beginner, this will be your starting point. Don’t underestimate this role because even researching in Google has its strategy. You need to research and study those mentioned skills above to be competitive in this huge field of work hunters.

Salary: $250-400

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WordPress Developer

Responsibilities / Skills

WordPress is the number one CMS (Content Management System) platform around the net comprising 35% of websites nowadays according to WpBeginner.com and thus produces tons of jobs circulated in every job marketplace. 

WordPress developer barely works on any related tasks within the platform. Programming knowledge is vital for this role. Elementor, Divi, and Beaver are drag n drop developer tools for WordPress. It’s optional, but the familiarity with the tools will be your edge.

Salary: $550-1,000

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