3 Myths About Freelance Writing I’m Sick of Seeing

From an actual writer not trying to scam you I don’t know what it is… but I’m seeing a lot of ahem *trash* on the internet lately — especially in regards to freelance writing. And it’s not just some harmless little opinions about the oxford comma (I’m in favour). People are spreading a lot ofContinue reading “3 Myths About Freelance Writing I’m Sick of Seeing”

Why being a Digital Nomad isn’t the “Dream” for Everyone

I’m writing this from a small restaurant in Mexico to say that it’s being a digital nomad is — big surprise — not all it’s cracked up to be. Sure, I get to wander the streets of Guadalajara with my laptop in tow, soaking up the sunshine and learning a new language. But what youContinue reading “Why being a Digital Nomad isn’t the “Dream” for Everyone”

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!”

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 profiles, 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”

What I’ve Learned in my First Month as a Freelance Writer

Yes, some of these things actually surprised me Photo via Unsplash You probably think this is going to be a story about how I threw everything in my life aside to pursue a dream. I’ll admit, you’re partly correct, but honestly, I’m still new and I don’t know if my dream has come true yet. ItContinue reading “What I’ve Learned in my First Month as a Freelance Writer”