Be Your Own Boss: Time to Start Something on Your Own

Do you want to be your own boss? Do you also find stuck and exhausting working under someone else? Do you feel that you are capable enough to do something on your own? Do you really want to enjoy your work while being on job? If your answers to all these questions are a big “Yes” then its time to think beyond the office boundaries.

It might take a few months or even years to successfully establish something on your own but to start something you only need an idea. An idea that could change your life— financially and emotionally both. Recognize your skill sets and see in which filed you can go in the long run. Don’t forget to consider your interest in between as it is your interest that matters a lot. Here, in this article, you will learn the ways how you can be your own boss by starting something on your own.

1. Good at English: Write it down

 good at writing

If you are good at writing, you have a tremendous opportunity to make a living sitting at your home. You can start your own blog and earn well. You need to find the areas you are interested in. Select a niche you are equipped with more knowledge.

For example, if you are Fashion enthusiasts, you can start your fashion and beauty blogs and write on fashion tips. If you are a great chef at home, you can even start writing down on your recipes and share it with the people. Many other freelancing options available that can help you financially are:

•             Content writing

•             Editing

•             Proofreading

•             Copywriting

•             Book writing

•             Ghostwriting

Upwork, Fiverr, Freelancer, Toptal are some of the famous freelancing platforms where you can easily make your profile and apply as a freelancer.

2. Become a Social Media Influencer: Show it off

What the heck is this social media influencer? A social media influencer is a person who has expertise around a particular subject. An influencer creates interesting and engaging content on different social media platforms such as Instagram, Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, etc. and has a large fan-base or followers. Their posts and videos are seen and liked by a huge number of people.

After successfully building strong social media profiles, an influencer earns money by marketing and promoting brands. Some of the top social media influencers these days are:

•             Kylie Jenner        184m Followers (Instagram)

•             Cristiano Ronaldo 229m Followers (Instagram)

•             Selena Gomez        182m Followers (Instagram)

•             Ariana Grande        194m Followers (Instagram)

3. Be a Photographer: Capture in Frame

 Be a Photographer

If you are really passionate about capturing things and love handling cameras, photography can help fill your pocket. If you work on your photography skills, you can go a long way. You can sell your captured images on various images offering sites. You can shoot portraits, events, start your photography blog, or even teach photography as well.

4. Become a Makeup Artist: Run the World

Become a Makeup Artist

If you really want to become your own boss and makeup is your forte, becoming a professional makeup artist can be life-changing for you. You can consider enrolling in a makeup learning program to become a certified makeup artist. There are a lot of makeup artists out there who runs an academy or studio; you can reach out to them and take a certification.

5. Become a Youtuber:  Go viral

Youtube requires great video content. It can be anything— from entertaining your viewers to teaching blogging hacks to providing makeup tutorials. If you are good at video making and can create great content, you can become a YouTuber. Explore your area of interest and niche, start making videos, and go viral.

6. Become a Home Tutor

If you have been a bookworm and really love teaching and studying, you may consider becoming a home tutor. With the increase in the trends of online learning, there are various online platforms where you can register as a home tutor and start online teaching. Unacademy, Coursera, Udemy are some leading online platforms on which you can start your teaching journey.

7. Become a Hair Stylist

hair stylist

If you are also not a 9 to 5 kind of person and want to live a flexible and fun-filled life, hairstylist profession is a great choice for you. To continue in this field, you can take certification and learn hairstyling from any reputed makeup academy or studios. There are many makeup studios that provide online certification as well.

8. Run a Digital Marketing Agency

With every business coming online, the digital marketing trend is on the boom. Business owners are on the lookout of the best digital marketers these days. If you have little experience in digital marketing and are confident about your digital marketing skills you can run your own digital marketing agency.

9. Start Craft and home décor Business

Start Craft and home décor Business

If you have been creative throughout your life and take an interest in crafting and home decoration, you can start your home décor business. You can reach out to brands that indulge in interior and home décor services. You can also run your store; however, it requires a budget.

To start something on your own is no doubt confusing and hustling task. You need to keep patience to get fruitful results. If you think that your skill sets meet the above-mentioned professions you can choose one wisely. So, let’s get started.

Sumbul Samani

Sumbul Samani is an ardent reader and a noob photographer. She keeps hands-on experience in writing extensively researched articles on health, wellness, lifestyle, technology, food, and other such topics. In her leisure time, Sumbul loves to cook and enjoys watching movies.

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