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Freelance 101, Freelance Writing Career

3 signs it’s time to leave a client

Hi All! Breaking up is hard to do-- no matter which side you're on. As a freelancer, it may feel foolish to leave a client. After all, money is money, right? Well, not so much. In my experience, I've seen many people (myself included) stay in broken client relationships because either the money was great,… Continue reading 3 signs it’s time to leave a client

Freelance 101, Freelance Writing Career

Top 5 things I wish I knew before getting into Freelancing

Hi all! When I originally started this blog, I had the ambition to teach everyone how to make a living as a freelance writer. I'm a bit of a hippie in the sense that my dream is to show people how to create earning potential that makes sense for them, rather than relying on an employer. After… Continue reading Top 5 things I wish I knew before getting into Freelancing

Marketing 101

3 effective methods for finding clients

Yesterday we talked about overcoming the fear of marketing. It's something you'll have to practice and get comfortable with, but if you stick with it, you'll be a client-finding pro in no time! To help with conquering the marketing aspect, today I show you the 3 tried and true methods I've used to find great… Continue reading 3 effective methods for finding clients

Marketing 101

3 steps to get rid of your fear of marketing

When first starting out, marketing was a big issue for me. "Who to pitch to?" and "How to get well-paying assignments?" were just a few of the questions on my mind. One of the biggest obstacles of freelancing is finding clients. If you Google freelance marketing tactics, most will encourage content mills, job boards, or… Continue reading 3 steps to get rid of your fear of marketing

Freelance Writing Career

Stayed tuned!!!

Hi All! I hope everyone's week is off to a great start! I'll be using this week to revamp the site. I'll be working on creating posts that are helpful and beneficial to you all. So next Monday, be on the lookout for a bigger, better, The Authentic Freelancer.   As always, feel free to… Continue reading Stayed tuned!!!

Freelance 101, Freelance Writing Career

The truth about content mills

I'm not one to get fired up by much, but if there are two things that grinds my gears, it's content mills and businesses/people that exploit unsuspecting writers. In my opinion, marketing is the hardest part of freelance writing for new writers. They're not sure where to start, who to target, and if they even want… Continue reading The truth about content mills