If you’re anything like me, you reach for your phone the second you wake up in the morning.
Not because you’re anxious to check out how many texts you’ve missed – but because you want to see if your blog’s social channels are growing.
Then, after spending way too much time on Twitter and Facebook,
Are you a grammar nerd?
Do you have an insatiable obsession with grammatical precision and continually scan for that perfect, imperfect phrase?
Maybe you are a grammar militant?
Could you be a freelance grammar soldier (or a recruit) working hard to learn all of the grammatical ops details to earn the best and bravest assignments?
I still have to pinch myself sometimes when I look at my monthly freelance writing income.
Less than a year ago, I was making $2500 per month working as a full-time copywriter at a job that stressed me out so much that it gave me an eye twitch.
How do you approach your work?
Do you do the same thing every day or do you switch it up, to keep it interesting?
Jack Welch once said, “Time is the single best indicator of competitiveness — Quality is a given”.
I’ll be honest.
Picking a niche has always been a struggle for me.
Not just with writing, but with everything in life.
There are people who find a couple things they love to do and do those few things amazingly well.
How much time do you spend each day trying to find your next freelancing gig?
Are you combing through Craigslist ads from cities across the nation?
Is your bookmark bar full of free job boards, ready to check throughout the day?
Looking for decent gigs is time-consuming,
Memory is a funny thing.
Somehow, I manage to forget all important stuff like where I left my keys, when I paid the bills last, or if I turned the stove off after making breakfast.
And yet, I can remember a lot of things that I’d really rather forget.
This post is going to be short and sweet.
If you already read my blog post about my failing this past year, then you likely know that I this year is the year I want to up my blog and the content I’m creating.
Much of what I’ve written this year has to do with freelance writing,
Can I just say it?
When my freelance business finally started taking off in 2014, I was certain to I was going to make 2015 my year.
It was going to be the year that I hit all my business goals and do everything I set my sites on.