How I Turned a Side Hustle Into a Career | An Interview With Authority Magazine

Katie Jenison - Freelance Copy & Content Writer

I was recently interviewed by Authority Magazine for its series, “From Avocation to Vocation: How I Turned My Hobby Into a Career.” Taking part in the series, which features entrepreneurs who have transformed a side hustle they started for fun into a full-time, thriving career, was such a fun experience!

I am so grateful to Authority Magazine for including me and offering me the chance to share a glimpse of my path into freelancing and entrepreneurship.

Scroll below to get the scoop on what inspired me to become a full-time freelance writer, what I’ve learned in the last few years, and some of the challenges I’ve faced along the way. You can also read the full interview on the Authority Magazine website.

In this interview with Authority Magazine, Freelance Writer and Blogger, Katie Jenison, shares how she turned her hobby into a career.


From Avocation to Vocation: How I Turned My Hobby Into a Career with Katie Jenison

By Cheya Weiner at Authority Magazine

Thank you so much for doing this with us! Can you tell us a bit about your “childhood backstory”?

What was the catalyst from transforming your hobby or something you love into a business? Can you share the story of your “ah ha” moment with us?


Note: This interview was originally published by Authority Magazine and Thrive Global as part of the series, “From Avocation to Vocation: How I Turned My Hobby Into a Career.” To see the original version of the article, please click here.


By Katie Jenison

Katie Jenison is a freelance writer offering copywriting, blogging, and ghostwriting services. She works closely with home builders, remodelers, interior designers, real estate and property management professionals to help them create content marketing strategies, improve their digital presence, generate leads, and engage with their target audience. Katie also helps freelance writers and creative entrepreneurs pursue their dreams of working from home by providing tips and advice, business strategies, and writing tips on her blog, The Quiet Type. Download her free workbook, A Freelancer’s Guide to Setting Rates, here.

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