Skills You Should Learn During Coronavirus Lockdown

How are you spending this coronavirus lockdown period? It is the best opportunity for you to learn some new skills that will not require you to leave the comfort of your home.

It is also a medium you should utilize to read more books and delve into the minds of achievers through their written contents.

Coronavirus is here! It will definitely go one day. What becomes of you after the whole show will depend on how you are able to utilize this free time.

In this short article, we will discuss the skills you can learn during the coronavirus lockdown.

1. Graphics Design Skill

This can not be over-emphasized. As a small business owner, you want to empower yourself on how to design your business graphics often without having to pay someone each and every time. 

Whether you like it or not, you have to be coming up with graphic content regularly as a business owner; graphic content for social media and for brand communication and this have to be consistent. 

You don’t have to go learning how to use complex design tools like the Photoshop and fireworks. 

You can use simple tool like Canva, even if you don’t know jack about design, you can come out with professional designs for your business. 

2. Copywriting Skill

This is the king of marketing. Copywriting is the act of writing a CONVINCING message to arouse the interest of your prospective customer/client to make a decision, and most time the decision would include, making a purchase or subscribing to an offer/newsletter. Copywriting is wide and a full blown course on its own.

If you can master the art of writing a bad-ass copy for your business/product, you’re more than half way to making massive sales.

3. Content Writing Skill

Content writing is all about writing articles for websites, blogs or companies. Content writers are professional writers who design engaging content that is used in various online activities.
They’re Internet-savvy individuals who make blogs, articles, captions, website content and other types of written Web materials.

A good content writer must have some skills like Excellent written communication skills, Research proficiency, A knack for storytelling, Knowledge of his/her target reader, Proofreading and editing abilities, Adaptability, Social media know-how, a grasp of basic search engine optimization (SEO) and Time management skills.

This job can easily be done from home and making use of your time. You just have to make researches and organize your own working hours. Fixing the work rates all depend on you, you’re also free to ask for the financial independence from your employer.

If you’re really interested in writing, get a course that can brush you on this skill and once you’re done and you’re good at it, create a profile on freelance sites like,,,, and

4. Facebook Advertising Skill

A colleague I know charges N350,000 monthly to run Facebook advertisement for businesses.
Facebook Advertising skill is something you want to learn and master on your own, trust me. There’s nothing as great as running your ads (the right and professional way) yourself and commanding great sales and results.

I tell you what, as a business owner, if you are not advertising on Facebook like a pro, you are missing out on a whole lot of sales/income.

Once you’re good with this skill, you can as well sell it to businesses out there and make great income for yourself.

5. Blogging Skill

It is no new information that you can make extra income working as a blogger. In fact, it is one of the easiest skills you could learn on the internet. Blogging cuts across every profession on earth, and anyone can become a blogger.

Earning as a blogger is not as difficult as most people portray it to be. What matters most is you acquiring the skill. You can deploy your skills into diverse areas and make good money.

If you would love to be briefed on the ways through which most bloggers make their money, CLICK HERE

BONUS: Monetize your gift/talent 

It is important that you understand that this is an opportunity for you to teach others what you know. Impart your knowledge on others help them be a better person.

Don't waste your talent doing nothing. Monetize it and make extra income for yourself in this period that the world economy doesn't seem to have a definite direction.

If you would love to understand how to monetize your skills by organizing classes on the internet, we are here to help. CLICK HERE

Don't waste this period binging on Netflix and other unproductive challenges on social media. Get something good out of it.

Thank You.

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