January 18, 2019 | Tags: clients, content strategy, freelance, freelance writer, freelancer, freelancing, online course, productivity, six figure freelancing, six figure income, social media, stress, work life balance, writing tips
Remember when you were in college and your professor would tell you that you had to read five chapters and turn in an assignment two days later, while you were juggling a full class schedule, a part-time job, and an internship? You probably thought, You’re not my only class! How will I get this done?… Read More
When I started writing the “Get Paid to Write” Freelance Writing Online Course this summer, I asked a few freelance friends to fill out a Survey Monkey form to me to help me come up with a name for the course, what it should cost, as well as advice they wish they had when they… Read More
December 31, 2018 | Tags: 2018, article writing advice, business, content marketing, content strategy, freelance, freelance course, freelance mistakes, freelance rates, freelance writer, freelance writing online course, freelancer, making six figures freelancing, money, productivity, six figures, writing rates
I earned about 30 percent more as a freelancer in 2018 than I did the year before. So, I thought it would be beneficial to look back and see what worked in order to earn more money writing, what didn’t, and what could be improved in my freelance writing business to help me reach new levels of… Read More
December 17, 2018 | Tags: freelance, freelance course, freelance mistakes, freelance writer, freelance writing course, freelance writing jobs, freelancing, freelancing tips, full time freelance, full time job, side hustle, work from home
I’ve been freelancing as a side hustle while working full-time since about 2006. Writing a few assignments for clients gave me disposable income when I was on a tight budget with my salary, provided me with extra money to pay for vacations, attend weddings, go out to dinner with friends, pay off my student loans faster,… Read More
Want to make more money freelancing next year? Of course you do! Here are some tips to help you achieve that goal of making a six-figure income as a freelance writer. Work your network. Referrals from previous full-time jobs probably account for about 70 percent of my business. But Diana, I don’t know anyone in publishing!… Read More
Ever hear of a summer slowdown? Or maybe you notice an end-of-year slowdown with your freelance business around the holidays? Once you’ve been freelance writing for a few years like I have, it can be helpful to track the times of the year when business slows down for you. That way, when it happens again,… Read More
Think you’ve got a jam-packed schedule and a mile-long to-do list? Try stepping into the shoes of a high school athlete for a week and you might pause before complaining about all of your responsibilities once you discover what they’re juggling. In this feature article I wrote for ESPN RISE’s Girl magazine a few years ago,… Read More
October 16, 2018 | Tags: 15 minute, article writing advice, content marketing, freelance, freelance pitches that worked, freelance writer, making six figures freelancing, morning, morning routines, productivity, time management
When I went full-time freelance in 2013, one of the first things to go out the window was a steady morning routine. Isn’t that the point of freelancing and working from home? I thought. I can sleep until 11 a.m. and work until 11 p.m. at night and no one is expecting me to sit… Read More
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