7 Types of Writing People Will Actually Pay You To Do

Since rent ain’t cheap. 4 min read I never thought I would get paid to write. Since I was a little kid, I wanted to be a writer, whether it was for TV shows or even just a business newsletter. While I did get to do it in some form throughout the years, being aContinue reading “7 Types of Writing People Will Actually Pay You To Do”

What’s My $50,000 Secret as a Full-time Freelance Writer? 

Don’t waste time learning about writing. Let’s be frank, making money online is competitive because most of us struggle to overcome that first barrier — getting a full-time income. Even I spent my first 6 months grinding and sending pitches everywhere trying to get consistent work to pay my bills. It was hard, but I did it. Now,Continue reading “What’s My $50,000 Secret as a Full-time Freelance Writer? “

How to Spice Up your Blog Posts with GIFs, Videos, & More!

Boost article engagement with these 7 tips Wanna hear a secret?  The first blog articles I was paid to write were terrible! It’s true. One of my very first clients was a business owner who had a blog dedicated to marketing and he wanted me to ghostwrite it for him. It was something I knew nothingContinue reading “How to Spice Up your Blog Posts with GIFs, Videos, & More!”

Am I Still a Writer?

Alright, confession time. I started this whole thing a year ago with the dream of being a freelance writer, and I still choose to describe myself that way. But honestly… it’s starting to feel like maybe I’m going in a different direction. Half of my clients are ones with blogs and social media that IContinue reading “Am I Still a Writer?”

The 7 Mistakes Novice Freelancers Make When Trying to Land Clients

First impressions are everything 5 min read When you start as a freelancer, it sucks. There I said it! And I had more success than a lot of other freelancers out there. I regularly get asked by beginners freelancers online why they aren’t getting clients, and when I look at their profile, I see aContinue reading “The 7 Mistakes Novice Freelancers Make When Trying to Land Clients”

The Downsides of Freelancing We Need to Talk About

It’s not always as glamorous as it seems. 4 min read Most days, I enjoy freelancing, and I’m shocked I’ve made it this far. There are many upsides to working for yourself, like flexibility, higher wages, and independence. But of course, nothing is black and white, and there is a lot of room for grey.Continue reading “The Downsides of Freelancing We Need to Talk About”

How Taking Drama Class Helped My Freelance Business

4 min read Alright, confession time… I was a drama dork in high school. I loved acting, doing vocal warm-ups, and running improv games. Recently, I realized I actually use some of those skills in my freelance business. The other day, a friend sent me a new potential client that needed a graphic designer for herContinue reading “How Taking Drama Class Helped My Freelance Business”

Here’s Why We Need to Dispel the “Lonely Writer” Myth

5 min read We can all picture it: A lonely writer typing away for hours with a single glass of whiskey and no company. They’re ghastly pale and it seems that they have hardly any friends. Even when you see them at a party they’re wearing a perpetual grimace because they hate people and god knowsContinue reading “Here’s Why We Need to Dispel the “Lonely Writer” Myth”

Full Transparency: Let’s Talk About Freelance Writing Rates

6 min read Freelance writers and their clients should be transparent about their rates. If we want to create an industry where writers are paid a fair rate, it starts with honest communication. We should all be more upfront about how much we earn in any industry because, too often, it’s not consistent. We’ve allContinue reading “Full Transparency: Let’s Talk About Freelance Writing Rates”

I Paid My Bills through Freelance Writing Last Month

This time last year, I was on vacation in Cuba with my little sister for her 21st birthday. It was a needed break and I was working as a customer service representative in an office that sold faucets and door hardware. I thought I was happy, and I was, but I had no idea howContinue reading “I Paid My Bills through Freelance Writing Last Month”