5 Smart Ways to Market Your Blog (& Get More Traffic!)

While it may seem like a straightforward process, creating a blog is actually an incredibly complex experience. An estimated 500 million blogs are created each year, and the vast majority of them cover a broad range of topics that cover everything from food to fashion to photography. In this article, you learn 5 smart strategies… Continue reading 5 Smart Ways to Market Your Blog (& Get More Traffic!)

The Secret to a Successful Side Hustle

Now, more than ever, side hustles are gaining momentum. It’s no surprise we’re hearing a lot about people who have found success with an after-hours side hustle—or that you’d want in! If you have big entrepreneurial dreams and you feel as if you should be out there doing your own thing, you have to act on… Continue reading The Secret to a Successful Side Hustle

How to Choose a Freelance Writing Niche (In 5 Easy Steps!)

Having trouble choosing a freelance writing niche? Been there, done that! When I started freelance writing, I was against choosing a niche for the longest time. I thought if I narrowed my services down, I would miss out on clients. As a new freelance writer, that was the last thing I wanted. After all, I… Continue reading How to Choose a Freelance Writing Niche (In 5 Easy Steps!)

How to Send the Best Cold Email Pitches and Win Freelance Gigs (+ a Free Guide!)

You’ve decided to pursue freelance writing, congrats! Freelancing is such a great way to make money, whether as a side hustle or a full-time gig. If you’ve made it this far, you’ve likely already set up your freelance writer website and online portfolio. (If not, check out this guide.) So, what comes next? Finding freelance… Continue reading How to Send the Best Cold Email Pitches and Win Freelance Gigs (+ a Free Guide!)

6 Positive Ways to Deal With Rejection as a Freelance Writer

Unfortunately, a lot of freelancers let rejection get in the way of their success. And I totally get it. Rejection is brutal. It hurts. Bouncing back from rejection as a freelance writer isn’t the easiest thing in the world. But if you let despair and insecurity take over every time you get rejected, you’re not… Continue reading 6 Positive Ways to Deal With Rejection as a Freelance Writer

5 Ways Freelancers Can Get Motivated After Taking Time Off

I don’t know about you, but staying motivated as a freelancer can be challenging for me. Working from home comes with many distractions, and there are days when my productivity is almost non-existent. That couldn’t be truer than trying to get motivated after the holidays! For the last two years, I’ve been fortunate enough to… Continue reading 5 Ways Freelancers Can Get Motivated After Taking Time Off

How To Create a Freelance Writer Website & Portfolio

Woo, you’ve finally decided to take the plunge and start a freelance writing career! Congrats! Getting started might seem intimidating, especially when you don’t have any real experience as a freelance writer, yet. The first thing you need to do is set up a freelance writer website and a freelance writing portfolio. It may seem complicated… Continue reading How To Create a Freelance Writer Website & Portfolio

How to Say No to a Freelance Client (Without Burning Any Bridges)

Do you find it hard to say no to a freelance client? You’re not the only one! Many freelancers find it hard to say no when offered a new opportunity, even if it means making a sacrifice to fit in their schedule. As a result, they tend to feel overworked and stressed out. Learning to… Continue reading How to Say No to a Freelance Client (Without Burning Any Bridges)

Stuck in the Business Planning Process? 5 Tips to Move Forward 

Do you have an amazing idea for a new business that you are sure will skyrocket? You sat down and developed a fantastic business plan, but you do not know what next? How do you make the first step to actually owning a business? It might console you to learn that you are not alone… Continue reading Stuck in the Business Planning Process? 5 Tips to Move Forward 

Where I’ve Been Published Recently: Becoming a Contributing Writer at Freelancer FAQs

I’ve been a big fan of Elna Cain since I first started thinking about becoming a freelance writer. Her blog has continued to be one of my go-to resources now that I’ve been freelancing for years. When Elna reached out to me about becoming a contributing guest post writer on Freelancer FAQs, I was so… Continue reading Where I’ve Been Published Recently: Becoming a Contributing Writer at Freelancer FAQs