If at all possible, get some formal education through college. Many community colleges offer graphic design classes at a reasonable price. Taking classes will give you practice designing and teach you designing principals and theories. It will also give you the opportunity to meet and work with other students with goals similar to yours. Also, after you graduate, simply having the degree will help you get chosen for a job in your field.
Now comes the time to think outside to box. What can you do which will make your resume and experience stand out from others competing for the open HR position?
There are many different ways to market your business podcast. If you’re looking at growing your list at the same time, you might opt to keep your podcast private. This is easy to do- set up a mailing list within your autoresponder for your podcast subscribers. Include the link to sign up on your website.
The real power of this service is to keep submitting. As you make this a regular part of your activities a couple of things will start happening. RSS Carnival publishers and readers will over time become familiar with your writing, and start to know, like and trust you. You will start to see more direct traffic and more of your posts will get published by the hosts.
First, take a look at education required. You life experiences will translate well for many of the requirements. Look at local junior colleges for additional formal education. Also, the internet has many on line courses that will fill additional gaps. Self-study is a viable option. Finding a mentor that will guild you through the overall educational requirements can help you smooth over the rough spots.
You have nothing to lose but some time. There is no investment that has to be made you can become an affiliate marketer and promote a product and not spend a dime. You may spend some money later on down the road, to build a website ect. but you don’t have to. Wait until you learn the ins and outs of online affiliate marketing before you open your wallet.
The problem of course with the above method is you have to be happy conning people out of their hard earned cash which unsurprisingly many are happy to do so. Seriously though please don’t do the above there’s so many others using the same method the competition will be very high! Most of the above reports or guides are based on some basic techniques such as PPC (Pay Per Click) advertising or bringing search engine traffic to your web site using search engine optimisation (SEO). Search on the net on those two words and you’ll find plenty of information.
Create a Squidoo page on the topic of your last post and link back to your site/page/post. Squidoo pages are very easy to create and get indexed quickly.