Google Data Studio Specialist
Data drives almost everything we do business-wise in this day and age. From spreadsheets, to reports to analytics, data is woven into the very fabric of business, big and small. Companies and organizations are always looking for better ways to get the most out of their data, and that’s why Google introduced Google Data Studio back in 2016. Google Data Studio is a data visualization tool known for its ease of use, customization and sharing capabilities.
It allows users to transform raw data into informative and appealing reports. Most typically used by data analysts, Google Data Studio has a wide variety of applications. It’s useful for digital marketers, operations specialists, and really anyone who wants to be able to access, analyze and ultimately understand data for the benefit of their business. Many companies need help in this arena, so if you have a passion for data reporting and visualization, you could pursue a sought-after VBO career as a Google Data Studio Specialist.
Google Data Studio Specialists provide value to their clients by analyzing data to unlock invaluable insights for their respective businesses. To get started on this VBO career path, it helps to have extensive experience working with spreadsheets. It’s also good to be well acquainted with Google Analytics, which is kind of like a precursor to Google Data Studio. Ultimately, the best thing you can do is to get hands-on experience using the platform.
Google Data Studio is free to use, and there’s a tutorial report available within the platform to help show you the ropes. If you learn best by practical application and need to tinker with something to get a real grasp of it, this could be the VBO skill for you, especially if you couple that with a love for data. Experience using the platform is all you really need to launch this VBO career path, so strive to learn continually about Google Data Studio and keep up with all updates, new features and best practices.
Here are just a few reasons you should consider becoming a Google Data Studio Specialist:
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We provide some great resources to help you get up and running as a Google Data Studio Specialist. If you have questions about becoming a Google Data Studio Specialist, feel free to head over to our Groups and ask there!
Our research shows the hourly rate charged by Google Data Studio Specialist VBOs ranges from $60.00 to $200.00. However, the majority seemed to land in the $80.00 to $130.00 per hour range. Factors affecting this variance include geographic location, experience, and level of expertise.
Storytelling with Data
Through simple lessons and practical application, the Storytelling with Data blog provides insightful information about how to make data really come to life through engaging storytelling. It’s a must-read for anyone in the business intelligence field who wants to get to the ‘so, what?’ behind the graphs, charts and numbers.
Information is Beautiful
This blog is all about teaching visitors how to create powerful infographics and data-visuals. You’ll learn tools, tips and techniques to take your data visualizations to the next level.
This blog is the go-to for what not to do when it comes to data visualization. It offers detailed constructive criticisms and technique breakdowns. It gives you case studies and walks you through what works and what doesn’t so you can know how to incorporate today’s best practices into your own visualizations.
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Lynda has been around a long time and might just be one of the granddaddies of online training. Pretty much all courses are well-vetted and professionally done. While their courses may be a little more expensive, they are top quality. Since they were recently acquired by LinkedIn, some premium accounts get access to Lynda at no additional charge, which is a great deal.
While the name implies that Copywriters just write, that couldn't be further from the truth. Copywriters do everything from research on current marketing trends, understanding client psychology, to finding quality stock images that complement their writing, and more. Unlike other writers such as novelists and journalists, Copywriters typically create copy for clients to promote their business.
Here are just a few reasons you should consider becoming a Copywriter:
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High-Converting Copywriter For Manufacturers of Medical Equipment
In the other tabs featuring Blogs and Courses, we provide some great resources to help you get up and running as a Copywriter. If you have questions about becoming a Copywriter VBO, feel free to head over to our Groups and ask there!
As a copywriter, the research we did showed a range for the hourly rate from $45.00 to $105.00 per hour. The majority seemed to fall within the $55.00 - $85.00 per hour range. Factors affecting this variance include geographic location, experience, and level of expertise.
Direct Creative's blog is designed to help copywriters be the best they can. It offers a ton of great information on copywriting, including tips and help articles.
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Doris & Bertie
Doris & Bertie's blog is a humorous take on copywriting for everyone. It's easy to follow and offers excellent writing tips.
Udemy is a great site for VBOs to sharpen their skills. Their classes typically range from $10.00 - $200.00. However, they are known to have frequent sales where with virtually all lessons as low as $10.00.
Skillshare is an online learning community with classes in that are often helpful for VBOs focused design, business, tech, and more.