This evening I had the pleasure of guest posting for the three lovely ladies behind the spectacular blog Wild, Wild Beauty (www.wildwildbeauty.com), and if you struggle under the crippling weight of expectations like I do, this post is for you. Every day is still a struggle, but together, it's a battle we can win.
To work less, and earn more. That's something we all dream about. But how many of us can actually claim that as our reality? Regardless of what you sell - whether you're a freelancer like me, a startup, or a business that's been in the game for a while now - if you find yourself struggling to make ends meet, even though you're working 60 hours a week, this article is for you. Because I've been there. And here's three ways I managed to dig myself out.
I'm sitting here, breathing in the view and ocean breeze, wondering how this could possibly be my life. But it is my life. It's a writer's life. And it could be yours too.
How do you get clients to hire you when you have absolutely zero experience? And how does one make the jump from freelancer-hobbyist, to full-time occupation? Where can you find those high-paying clients that will actually value your work - and more importantly, pay for it? Here are a few of the most essential tools and skills every new freelancer needs to be successful - coupled with some of the best, high-paying job sites to help you land your first real client.
You can be one of the greatest writers in the world, but with so much competition, if your content doesn't immediately capture the attention of your readers - and more importantly hold it - chances are you'll lose potential viewers.
It's a common predicament for writers. While our tales of knights slaying the dragon enthrall our readers, us authors, unbeknownst to the general public, have our own monster to face. Writer's block.