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5 Effective ways to market your skills.



Effective ways to market your skills.
Effective ways to market your skills.



In other to market your skills,  you ought to have one already or be  in  the process of acquiring one.

Skill acquisition is spontaneously becoming the most effective way towards attaining financial freedom . The economy is gradually becoming so unaffordable which has triggered a lot into sourcing for other alternatives so as to meet up with their daily expenditure. With skills, A lot of people with several responsibilities no longer have to  depend on their salary alone which hardly takes care of their expenses.


Skill acquisition has equally helped a lot of youths who unfortunately found themselves in a congested labor market, where the rate of unemployment supersedes the limited number of jobs available. So many are leveraging in this opportunity, rather than to keep waiting for a white collar job which they ain’t certain about.

There are quite number of others who have  developed this Entrepreneurship mindset that they no longer deem it necessary working for anyone. All their desire has always been to be their own boss, pursue their dreams,  create their own employment opportunities,  and still  manage their Time . whatever reason that derives people towards acquiring skills, the most important of it all is knowing how to market it and attract revenue.

Marketing is the most challenging aspect. It is one thing to acquire a skill, it is another thing to have it seen by various audience especially people in dire need of your services. This is where a lot of people gets discouraged and may decide to quit. Imagine going through the rigorous process of mastering a skill, and then, still having the need to convince the audience to patronize you.

Marketing is a skill of its own. Every Entrepreneur desiring to be successful in his or her endeavor really need to adopt this skill.  It is not a science rocket, it is achievable. In this article, I will explain some  effective ways by which you can market your skills and have it being demanded by millions of people.



1. leverage  on the power  of Networking- 

Networking is powerful when it comes to marketing. Search around you, there are people who are expertise when it comes to your field. Make friends with them. Form a circle of friends who are knowledgeable and fits in to your niche or area of expertize.  Don’t neglect your friends too. They might be familiar  with some influential  People or refer you to one. It could be their relation, or colleague. Try and reconnect with old friends too, you never know where opportunity might emerge from. Always spread your tentacles, don’t rely on one source.

2. SOCIAL MEDIA-  the word is becoming more advanced since the advent of technology. Gone are the days where people walk from house to house, street to street, in search of costumers.

These days, with the help of social media, you can have your business or skills seen globally. To market a skill effectively, social media is quite necessary.

It is no longer news that Many people does not own  a physical shop, yet they make massive sales on daily basis. Even the ones with physical shops are still boosting their sales majorly from social media. It is a fastest way to reach out to people and brands  in various countries and regions within a limited period of time.

However,  having social media profile is not enough, you must learn how to advertise and market yourself on the different platforms. Instagram, Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn and the rest.  First, you have to start by creating a professional profile of you and your services.

Then always post your services, and ask your friends to share them.

If you have sufficient income, you can run a paid sponsored ads to ensure more reach and gain more followers who might likely patronize you in the future.

It doesn’t cost much if you really know how it works, or you can engage in the services of people who are expert on it.  You can be  doing  it gradually,till you achieve your desired result.

Focus on your location and Targeted Audience.

The success of a business a times depends on the location and targeted costumers. For you to market your skills effectively, you must pay attention to your environment and the need  people around you  there desire to get.

Every business or skill have the tendency of thriving well, if targeted at the right location and audience. Whether you intend to promote your business offline or online, you must target only people who will be likely  interested in getting your product, as well as the audience. Imagine selling a fitness equipment and targeting it to people in their advanced age. They most likely may not need it, but rather it should be targeted to the younger  ones desiring to loose weight.

This is the major mistake people make,  especially when running a social media ads. You will definitely loose your money and record no sales, if you don’t target the right age bracket and location.


Promote others too.

We grow by helping each other. Forming a network of skilled and talented individuals, who are ready to help each other is one surest way to success. Look for other brands in your area of expertize, promote their product in your page and always tag them. You can never tell  that which will bring you to limelight. You may be recognized someday.


Keep Learning- sometimes, results produces more effect than every other method. If you are good in what you do, a client will most likely refer you to other clients after rendering your service. I’ve seen it happen couple of times. That’s why you mustn’t stop learning and unlearning in other to be competent. Knowledge can never be saturated. Some skills are highly competitive, but what will give you an edge over others is your competence. Learn to accept criticism when necessary.  Sometimes, criticism paves way for enhancement and growth.







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men are scum! How true is this?


All men are scum
All men are scum

All men are scum! This statement is one of the most common statement that usually emerge from ladies who’ve had  several bitter experiences in relationship. The statement is usually borne out of brokenness, bitterness, emotional trauma and severe heartache.

Sometimes,  this mindset or perception occurs in ladies who sacrificed  their time, effort and resources towards a relationship, but at the end, their effort became fruitless as they were ditched out of the blues.

They were not just ditched, but substituted for  what seems like a preferable option to their lover,  Which often results to a broken heart and  inferiority complex. A case of building a castle for some other to abode on.

At some other times, the perception that men are scum   can emerge from  feminists, Who have developed some kind of resentments towards men, with the feelings that they can do without them.

Experiences still remains the major reason for the common statements. “All men are scum”.

Accidents happen on daily basis, auto- mobile  crash, plane crash, yet people never stopped traveling  Anyways .

Believing that men are scum is synonymous to saying” I would rather miss that appointment than risk my life, because I’m scared of the accident that occurred  in  the same route days back.

Unfortunately, this mindset has made a lot of women loose their potential suitors, because the bitter experiences engulfed their mind that it became difficult to convince them that there are exceptions.

And now the question is,  how can such negative mindset be erased from the victims?

Are men really scum? Find out how to erase such mindset.

understanding the Emotional differences in men and women .

All men are scum
men are scum

And so you’ve dated several guys, you just found out  one similarities among them. And that could be, being so lovely and romantic at  the honeymoon phase?( early stage of a relationship).

But then, when they began to adjust, it seemed as though they are gradually withdrawing or loosing interest. And so the next thing is to start  nagging,  being clingy and desperate till they became bored and walk away.  This is the mistake a lot of ladies make, and they thought it has to do with the insensitive nature of men.

But the fact is that, men and women react differently when it comes to emotions. Men are naturally hunters, and during the chase period, they are so overwhelmed and thrilled, hence the excessive attentions and affections.

But then, as the relationship begins to adjust, and familiarity sets in,  they tend to withdraw not completely, but gradually. Is just a natural phenomenon, and has nothing to do with interest most times. It is synonymous to that exciting  feelings we often have after purchasing a new favorite items, the feelings begins to depreciate as the item gets warn out, even tough we still find it useful.  If you don’t understand this, you will keep nagging and the cycle continues even in your next relationship.

A man can equally need a   space to think through, if he’s pressed or burdened, unlike women who loves to confide in their lover at challenging times. It is called Alpha- male Ego. They don’t want to be seen as a weaker vessels. Understanding all these will make you realize that All men are not really scum as presumed. And so rather than become insensitive, you will learn to play it cool.


your spec. 

Your spec or desired quality in a partner could be another basic reason of assuming that All men are scum.

Most times, our spec are unrealistic. We tend to  give more priority to the physical/ superficial  attribute, hence neglecting the  attitude of the individual which should be the priority.

A lot of women who  complained that All men are scum, may have at one point or the other turned down the request of a genuine man simply because he doesn’t fit in to their spec.  Probably not handsome or rich.

Then unfortunately, fall prey to the good looking ones who have no interest of keeping a relationship, but just to flirt around.  There’s absolutely nothing wrong with having a spec, but then you have to know where to draw your boundaries and set your priorities right. As unfortunate as it sounds, you may not find it all in one individual, so is up to you to focus more on the traits capable of sustaining  a healthy relationship.

dating for the wrong motive. 

It takes two to tango, a successful relationship comprises of two individuals who have the same motives and are willing to input their effort towards its success.

Is quite unfortunate that a lot of women date for material benefits, hence they keep attracting men who date for ulterior motives as well such as sex, in exchange for money.  At the end of the day, they will still lament that “All men are scum” when their supposed lover had finally gotten enough and decides to ditch them.

As a young lady who desires a healthy relationship, learn how to be self dependent.  It will enable you  set a standard in the kind of relationship you desire, so you don’t go about inviting guys who are ready to entice you with gift, but will jilt you afterwards.  Be Responsible, so you can get yourself a Responsible man.


Not defining  a relationship.

A relationship not defined paves way for heartbreak and emotional trauma. Every journey has a destination tend to be reached, same as Relationship. No one just parks their bag without first considering their safety and shelter.  There’s absolutely nothing wrong with the question ” what exactly are we doing? And where’s this relationship heading to? Women who ignore this question initially often end up in regrets, they are often the ones who yell that “All men are scum”.  People have different aims of being in a relationship, that’s why is necessary to ask questions. It doesn’t mean you’re desperate. It only means you are wise enough not to have your time wasted. Don’t assume things, try to be certain by asking the necessary questions.

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