The internet has been widely embraced in nearly every facet of life since the beginning of the 20th century. It’s the foundation on which various aspects of the world wide web, such as web-based applications, are built.
A web-based application is any software developed using specific codes such as HTML, CSS, JS, PHP, etc., that runs on a web server and can be accessed using your preferred web browser. Examples of popular web-based apps are Gmail, Facebook, Google docs, Word processors, online video and editing platforms, etc.
Unlike desktop or mobile applications, web-based applications are easily installed, more efficient, and automatically updated without stress. Furthermore, most smartphone users find web-based better to save storage and RAM usage. No doubt, web-based applications are indispensable in this current age.
As these apps serve their purposes, you can also utilize them for personal interest, development, and self-empowerment. This article unveils three promising skills you can acquire and master using web-based applications with examples in each section.
Web design and Programming
Would you like to be Grand commander of the computer system? Programming has come to the rescue. Programming, informally called coding, is the process of developing series of instructions that tell the computer what and how to perform a particular task. Some web-based applications (like Sololearn and Udemy) are available to make your dream come true. Sololearn as a case study was released in 2013 and currently has over 35 million users with 25 free programming and web designing courses to enroll. Imagine you finish five quality courses… Boom! Welcome aboard.
Marketing and Networking
Marketing is the key to business. It involves the promotion, distribution, and selling of a product or service; the work of a marketer; includes market research and advertising. Promoting a product or service has been made easy since the existence of web-based software developed to take up the job for you. Collection of an email list, publication, newsletters, and selling can be done with little effort. Some web-based apps for marketing include MailChimp, Amazon, Fiverr, and so on.
Writing, Blogging, and SEO
Life is a race; is the statement every blogger can relate to. The struggle lies in who is going to rank higher than the other. Lots of web apps promise to guide you through the race. They aren’t running on track but rather search engines. Apps like Ahref, Ubbersuggest, SEMrush have been programmed to give quality insight into keywords and websites.
You can master the acts of SEO with these apps and even render help to others. Likewise, you can run web apps with inbuilt Artificial intelligence to detect, correct, and enhance your writing skill.
Web-based applications make things done with the click of a button, but when you see beyond the services rendered by these apps, you can acquire marketable web-based skills and earn some cool cash. Having read this, every discernable reader can tell that web-based applications are indeed worth exploring, especially during the post-Covid-19 era when everyone is trying to bounce back.