You don’t need to be some kind of super expert to start earning good money online. Here’s how to build skills rapidly and start getting paid.

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5 Replies to “How To Rapidly Build Your Skill (And Start Getting Paid)”

  1. You are right on the money on that! Today I consider myself an expert on e-commerce solutions for small size companies that have revenues of 1 to 10 million dollars a year. I basically set up their entire automated systems, from the front end to the back end with social media and finance integrations. But, and a big "But" I remember the day like yesterday (that was 4 years ago) I was just good at doing WordPress sites, not even great, just good, and one of my clients (an outfit of 1 Million plus in sales with 12 employees, brick and mortar shop, etc.) ask me about finding an e-commerce solution plus implementation for them that works,. They had one that was clunky and created a lot of problems with their finance dept. I told him that I was going to get back to him in 3-days. After that, I went to a corner and freaked out. I didn't know where to start!

    So I did what you just explained, went to good old Google to find out which options where available for my type of client and started learning about all the different options, needless to say, that I went back to him and told him what he needed, just like if I where an expert on the subject. He hired me to do the implementation. Next thing, shit on my pants, I've never done this before you know, so I started learning like a madman. It took me 6 months to complete the project (funny because I can do that now in two weeks) and I even had to learn PHP and MySQL.

    The point of all this is that a lot of times you just have to jump on the water and ask for enough rope to hang yourself, but more likely at the end, you will learn invaluable lessons and skill that will help you increase your income in the very near future. Thanks for sharing Niall. And for those of you on the fence, just jump over!

  2. After our tefl we went to Cambodia and taught English in a school, I was scared for the first week and thought I would be called an imposter, we stayed an academic year. We came back to regroup and save a little.
    Now we are off to Spain to teach English again and online too, it's working!! (The plan).
    Great video's thank you.

  3. I just discovered your Channel. I really like your content although i am not a digital nomad ^^ But it is interesting to listen what you experienced and your videos are really well made and fun to watch 👍🏻😃 i have a question and I hope its ok to ask– is your girlfriend also a digital nomad ? Are you doing the same online Jobs ? I am just curious:) wish you all the best and keep on with the good work ! Best wishes from Germany ☺️

  4. Hi Niall, you asked to comment, so here it is. I feel i'm not qualified enough to be a web developer. I'm currently learning Vue Js, and I feel I'm not ready. I think I'll go along with your advice and start doing projects regardless, at very worst case to get a feel for it. It's just sometimes easier and less daunting to sit in the comfy sofa watching a Udemy video than actually get your feet wet. What do you think?

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