When someone recommends you a new skill, there’s a high probability that they would suggest ‘coding’. It’s okay if you’re basically the only one in your group of friends that can’t code because girl, same.
However, we’ve got a list of unorthodox skills you can try to pick up in your spare time that doesn’t require you to learn about html or css.
1. Digital Marketing
Digital marketing is one of the most in-demand skills in today’s digital age. And to think, this demand did not exist a decade ago.
There are several types of digital marketing, but the most well-known ones are search engine optimisation (SEO) and search engine marketing (SEM).
Mobile photography, or ‘mobilegraphy’, is one of the skills that anyone with a smartphone can try out.
You get to learn more about what makes a great photo and how to create it from your everyday device. As the saying goes, “it’s not about the equipment, but the one who is handling it.”
3. Making a podcast
It might sound intimidating at first, but starting a podcast is actually pretty easy.
You don’t have to be a sound engineer to learn how to edit your audios. It doesn’t need to be scripted either, think of it as a well-structured casual conversation. You can even use your phone as your microphone!
Baking is considered an artform to some, and there’s no doubt about it.
Become a pastry chef just by learning to needed techniques, tips, and ingredients all from your computer screen.
5. Digital illustrating
“I can’t even draw a proper stickman,” you think to yourself, but you know what they say? “Practise makes perfect.”
Digital illustrating allows you to play around with your drawing mistakes and weird stickmen to create something extraordinary. Furthermore, with the number of online courses at the palm of your hands, it’s easy to dive into the world of illustrating.
Have you got a skill you want to share with the world? Let us know in the comments!
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