School education and learning skills are both very important tools for success in life. There are places education can take you and there are places skills can take you, if you have opportunity to acquire both, there will always be the need for your services in this digital age.
Listed are some of the skills you can learn: Website design, E-book design, Graphics, Affiliate Marketing, Photography, Video Editing, Logo making, Digital Marketing, Film shooting/Video Recording, 2D animation, Email marketing, Social Media for business, Podcast/Online Radio, Blogging, etc. Even if you have a job or own a business, if you are not growing your skill as fast as you are growing your business, your business will soon be irrelevant.
Having one or more of these skills sets you apart from others. As the digital world evolves, so will the need for more and more digital skills. Irrespective of your profession, you can dedicate few hours per day or week to learn and perfect one or more digital skills. Not all learning has to take place in a classroom. There are lots of flexible ways to learn at your own pace, in your own time and in a place you feel comfortable.
Learning new skill require adequate planning, training, patience, sacrifice, commitment and desire to learn. Only those who take bold steps to learn new skills will reap the reward.