7 Topics to Read About Other than Writing

Listen, I get it because I’ve been there. As a writer, we tend to fall into the trap of reading all about writing and how we can do better. We learn all the basic tips, step up our grammar game, and binge success stories like they’re the latest shows on Netflix (even though we don’tContinue reading “7 Topics to Read About Other than Writing”

Five Lessons Marketers Can Learn from a Viral Egg

Remember in 2019 when that photo of an egg went viral? You know the one, and if you don’t, welcome to the internet. A place where a simple photo of an egg can get 54 million likes, shattering the world record for the most number likes on a single image. Of course, it wasn’t entirely about an egg.Continue reading “Five Lessons Marketers Can Learn from a Viral Egg”

5 Keyboard Shortcuts for Gmail I Had No Idea I Could be Using

Tired of using that pesky mouse? Well, I am. As a former 911 operator, I used keyboard shortcuts all the time while I was on the phones responding to everything from burglaries to butt dials. While I was only there 3 months, it changed my computer habits drastically. Dragging my mouse and clicking? No thank you!Continue reading “5 Keyboard Shortcuts for Gmail I Had No Idea I Could be Using”

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”

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”

How to Write a Killer Proposal on Upwork

Tips to help you land clients like a pro Photo via Unsplash Alright, so you’re trying to land more clients online as you start your freelancing career and you keep getting ignored. Here are a couple of tips I’ve learned myself while writing proposals and cover letters that brought me my best clients. I’ve even added examplesContinue reading “How to Write a Killer Proposal on Upwork”