Reframe Your Failures Into Learning Opportunities
A few weeks ago, I saw a friend and we were talking about Mother’s Day. I showed her the new phone that my kids and husband got for me. My kids keep telling people that they spent so much money on me this year…the most ever for a Mother’s Day gift. I laughed about that with my friend and
10 Ways Teachers Can Start Making Money Online
I have a few teachers in my life and it has been interesting to hear how differently each school district is approaching distance learning during the COVID-19 quarantine. The teachers I’ve talked to about this represent four different school districts and two states. One district is expecting the teachers to show up online just about every day to help
Is the Middle of A Global Pandemic Really a Good Time to Start Writing Online?
I’m going to be totally honest here – I have heard enough about COVID-19 to last me a lifetime. I long for the day when the latest news headlines, social media posts, and conversations have nothing to do with this global pandemic. Because when that occurs it means (hopefully) that we have found a way to protect people from
Is It Possible to Balance Being at Home with Kids and Writing?
A couple of months ago I received a text from a friend who I have been coaching on getting started writing online. She has small kids still at home and is trying to build up a freelance writing career. Her text read, ‘Hey, how did you balance being home with the kids and engaged with them AND write?’
How Do I Know If I Am Good Enough to Write Online for Pay?
Growing up I went to a small church. We met twice on Sundays, one time on Wednesday, and showed up any other time the doors were opened. It was a very traditional southern church. One of the many traditions we ascribed to was having a ‘special’ at each service. This meant that someone sang a solo each service -
Getting Started Writing Online When You Have No Connections in the Industry
The day I started writing this I got hired on at another marketing agency. I had room in my schedule for more work so I put the word out to some people I know in the industry. I also applied to several other places with no real luck (more on that later). During the phone interview the co-founder and
If I Could Only (_________________), I’d Be Happy
I was talking to my sister a few weeks ago and she told me that she was looking for a way to make some extra money while things were slow in the business she owns with her husband. They build houses and there are times when there is a lot of waiting involved. For example, on their newest build
Should I Pay for Training to Get Started Writing Online?
When I first started to try and make money writing online, I thought we were broke. We lived in a tiny house, had three little kids and only one income. I wanted to bring in some extra money and I thought writing online was a way I could do that. Since I felt like we were broke, I decided
Realistic Goals for a Freelance Writer Who’s Starting Out
I want to start this post by saying that I am a fan of big goals. I want you to set 'big-hairy-audacious-goals' for your career and in other areas of your life. I have huge goals related to what I want to accomplish with my freelance career and my business. To make those big goals a reality you have
Help! I’m Overwhelmed with Information about Writing from Home
I link to a couple of books in the blog below. They are affiliate links and I will earn a commission if you make a purchase using one of those links. This is part of monetizing a blog. Resources explaining this process are coming soon. A while back I read a book called The Four Tendencies by
Is It Time for You to Start Writing Online?
As I sit here writing this we are two days away from the beginning of a new year and a new decade. I am not embarrassed to admit that I love the new year. I love the process of looking back on the last year to see how far I've come (and where I fell short). Planning for the
3 Steps to Help You Find the Courage to Start Working from Home
A few weeks ago I was feeling defeated. I have spent a lot of time thinking about what I am trying to do with my blog, resources, and products. I’ve made plans and come up with hundreds of ideas. And now, the only thing left to do is to take action on all those plans and ideas.
5 Best Websites to Look at for Paid Writing Work
As a kid I loved to read. You could always find me with a book in my hand (or with one nearby, just in case I got a few free moments to squeeze in a chapter or two). This love for reading naturally led to a dream of becoming a writer. I loved getting lost in the worlds that
3 Tools You Need to Get Started Writing Online for Pay
The way I approach most things in life is to gather as much information as possible. This seems like a sound method – the more information the better. Right? How can having more information hurt? Information is a good thing to have when you are getting started on a new endeavor. But, if you are anything like me, it
Three Reasons Writing for Free Will Help You Land Paid Work
Have you ever talked to a recent college grad who was struggling to find that first job? What reason did she give for not being able to find work? ‘Every job requires experience but how can I get experience if no one will hire me?’ Build your portfolio The only way to show potential employers or clients
How to Ensure that You Get Paid for the Writing Work You Do Online
Writing from home and getting paid to do it is a dream come true for me. I get to do something that challenges and engages me without dealing with many of the downsides that come with traditional employment. I save money and time by skipping the commute and I can tailor the environment I work in to meet my needs
How Long it Took Me to Make $1,000 in One Month Writing Online
There is a lot of click-bait out there that promises to help aspiring writers go from making zero to six figures in an unbelievably short amount of time. This sounds amazing-especially if you are in a position where you need to start making money fast. But, like so many other things in life, if it sounds too good to
How I Got Started as a Writer Online
My mom loves to tell the story about taking me shopping as a young girl. She says that I would walk through the mall with my nose in a book completely uninterested in the activity of shopping. Now, as an adult, I am still more interested in reading than clothes shopping. And, like so many people who love to
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