By Amanda on My Life, I Guess…
The blogosphere is full of posts and articles telling you that freelance writing is a great way to earn a little extra money from home. There are many bloggers that have been able to quit their day jobs and make a living from it.
But for every blogger that finds that level of success, there are dozens (maybe even hundreds? thousands?) of bloggers that are lucky to make $15 per post.
I’ve been dabbling in freelance writing myself since I launched this blog back in 2013. But it was a lot harder to land my first client than I thought it would be. I ended up guest posting at first instead. Partially because I wanted to gain the experience and exposure, but also because I had no idea how to go about finding paid freelance work. The only opportunities I could find were from content mills that weren’t willing to pay more than $5 per article. (Thanks, but no thanks.)…Read More