How to Balance Freelance Writing with a Full-Time Job

As a freelancer, you’re probably dreaming of being your own boss, setting your own hours, and living a life of freedom. While that’s all well and good, it takes a lot of hard work, dedication, and hustling to turn that dream into a reality. I’ve been freelancing for a year now and I can attest… Continue reading How to Balance Freelance Writing with a Full-Time Job

Why Quitting Upwork Helped Me Land High Paying Clients as a Freelance Writer

I’ve been freelancing writing for just about a year now (time sure does fly!) and I’m really excited to get to share what I’ve learned with people just like me with this blog.

While I’ve had a lot of success in my business in the last year, especially while juggling both full and part time jobs in addition to freelancing, things didn’t always look so good. 

That’s because I got caught in the rut of using a bidding site in order to find freelance jobs. I know it doesn’t sound like the worst thing in the world, but sometimes a bidding site can be right on par with content mills. I spent about four months using this platform with very little success and I found it was sucking all the time and energy I could have been using elsewhere. 

That’s why I decided to tell you the story of why I quit using Upwork and have stayed away from bidding sites since. So if you’ve been considering Upwork or Fiverr, or you’ve had some experience with it in the past, I hope you find this helpful!