I’m happy to give advice! That’s what I’ve based a lot of my personal writing (blogs, books, etc.) on — giving practical, useful advice.

Freelancing is great; it’s flexible and you’re in control. But it’s work: You need to go out and find clients and market yourself often, have a contract, and then be organized and dedicated and complete work on deadlines, and invoice and follow up on invoices.

What kind of freelancing are you looking for? Your bio says you’re a travel writer and blogger. Are you looking to get paid by publications to write under your own name and post in their publications? That’s doable but tends to be more of a grind. Or are you looking to get clients and maybe write articles for their site/company (usually ghosted)? Or even marketing copy and website copy for companies?

With publications, it’s more about finding the right one and pitching yourself often and then there is a waiting period before publishing and payment. With clients, it’s more about marketing yourself and often ghostwriting the work for their business but the pay is more steady.

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Entrepreneur, writer, editor, book coach, cat lover, weirdo, optimist. Author of “Write. Get Paid. Repeat.” & “Concept to Conclusion.” jyssicaschwartz.com

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