How to Deal with Haters, Trolls, and Criticism Online in 3 Steps

How to Deal with Haters, Trolls, and Criticism Online in 3 Steps

"This is THE most ridiculous advice I've ever had about business. EVER." "I see how confident you REALLY are."  "Why do you have to swear?" (If I had a dollar for every time someone said that last one, I would be one RICH BITCH.) As I'm sure you can tell by now, I've...

7 Awesome Facebook Groups for Freelance Writers and Bloggers

7 Awesome Facebook Groups for Freelance Writers and Bloggers

  When I started freelance writing, I messed up in a BIG way. That massive mistake? Not connecting with other writers. Not getting involved in a community. Thinking I'd be fine going at it alone. (Ummmm… no.) That mindset didn’t get me very far. Especially as an...

Divi WordPress Theme: How to Use it as a Blogger or Freelancer

Divi WordPress Theme: How to Use it as a Blogger or Freelancer

You’ve probably heard of the Divi Wordpress Theme. Bloggers swear by it. Creative entrepreneurs obsess over it. And for good reason: Its intuitive, drag-and-drop builder makes it easy to set up a bangin’ website for your blog/biz pretty damn fast. Even if you’re not...

Don’t Become a Freelance Writer if You’re Broke. Here’s Why.

Don’t Become a Freelance Writer if You’re Broke. Here’s Why.

Imagine this. You decide you want to become a freelance writer, so you put in your notice at your 9-to-5. You haven’t planned ahead for this life-changing decision... at all. So you don’t have any savings. And you don’t have a spouse/parent who can help you out if...

How to Overcome Client Phone Call Anxiety as a Freelance Writer

How to Overcome Client Phone Call Anxiety as a Freelance Writer

You’ve been there. You get a new client, and your initial reaction is: YESSS! Finally, I can work on something I enjoy and make some sweet, sweet moolah! But then, you see an email from that client that reads: I’d like to go over the project details on a quick phone...

Why Looking for Freelance Writing Jobs is a Terrible Idea

Why Looking for Freelance Writing Jobs is a Terrible Idea

If you’re just getting started as a freelance writer, the #1 question you’re probably asking yourself is: Where the heck am I supposed to find freelance writing jobs?  Well, my friend… By asking yourself that question, you’ve made a small (but critical!) mistake. Why?...

7 Awful Freelance Writer Website Mistakes That Cost You Clients

7 Awful Freelance Writer Website Mistakes That Cost You Clients

If you want to be taken seriously as a freelance writer, you need a professional freelance writer website. BUT... Having a website doesn’t mean that you’ll win clients. You have to be strategic about your site. It should position you as the expert writer that your...

How to Stop Being too Chickenshit to Start Freelance Writing

How to Stop Being too Chickenshit to Start Freelance Writing

About 5 years ago, I was sitting in a Wal-mart parking lot in my Mazda hatchback. I was working a door-to-door sales job under the hot ass Texas sun. That day, I was tasked with handing out sales flyers to shoppers. And I just... couldn't do it anymore. ​I was barely...

How to Become a Freelance Writer Fast When You Have NO Experience

How to Become a Freelance Writer Fast When You Have NO Experience

So, you want to learn how to start freelance writing with no experience, huh? If you’ve already looked into it, you’ve probably heard that a good place to start is a bidding site like Upwork, a content mill, or a platform like Fiverr. But honestly? Those kinds of...

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