10 In-Demand Skills for Filipino Freelancers

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How to start working from home as a Filipino freelancer? Obviously, you will need to have some freelancer skills if you want to make a change. There are so many online jobs that you can do these days. You may already possess some highly-paid skills right now so make the most out of it.

If you already have enough experience from working online or even if you’re still just starting, you can check out these in-demand skills for filipino freelancers so that you can decide which way to go.

1. Translation Services

All you need to have this skill is to be knowledgeable or fluent in other languages aside from your mother tongue. You can do translation from Spanish to English, Tagalog to English, French to English, etc. or vice versa. Translation services prices can range from $5-$500.

2. Social Media Management

If you’re good about the social media platform and highly organized, this is the best job for you. This role has a high demand as of this writing since businesses are making sure to have an online presence nowadays.

3. Graphic Design

To become a Graphic designer, you need to have a great eye with design. It’s a very highly paid skill that can make you earn from $25-150 per hour as a filipino freelancer. If you have this skill, then go ahead and start applying online now.

4. Designing Landing Pages

If you’re good with design, then you also try designing landing pages for bloggers or affiliate marketers. It’s their strategy to earn with their business so you need to have the ability to create some catchy landing pages for them. Website builders such as WordPress, Clickfunnels and Builderall are in-demand these days. If you have skills or experience designing using the above tools, then you now have your freelancing gig!

5. English Online Tutor

Great command in the English language and the patience to teach a non-English speaking student are the key skills you need to be a successful tutor. You need to have an ESL certification as well to start with this career if the company requires for it.

6. Video Editor

Video editing is also another freelancer skill that you should have if you want to go in this direction. Your clients can mostly be Youtubers who needs help with their channel or other businesses that need to have videos for their websites.

7. Photo Editing

Being a Photo Editor can be a rewarding career especially if you’re also into photography. Many companies need someone or even a team of photo editors to help them with their advertising campaigns.

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8. Paid Ads Management

Paid ads management is a highly paid skill to have to help businesses with their advertising concerns. Your role is to manage paid ads campaigns for the client so you will also need to have some online marketing skills.

9. Virtual Assistant

Being a Virtual Assistant means that you have to be reliable and have multiple freelancer skills since you will need to assist your client with their business directly. You need to have administrative skills and good organizational skills for this role. Filipino freelancers are known to be one of the best VAs globally.

10. Local Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist

An SEO specialist needs to have analytical skills as well as the knowledge to optimize in search engines. You also need to know how to write an article since most of the clients hire candidates with both of these skills.



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