This post is brought to you by my friend Chonce, who blogs over at My Debt Epiphany.
Chonce is a personal finance blogger and freelance writer who enjoys sharing debt stories (as she and her husband work their way out of $40,000 in debt) along with talking about saving, budgeting, conscious spending and improving your financial house. In her spare time, she enjoys working out, playing sports with her son, cooking, and thrifting.
Finding flexible ways to earn extra money is all the craze right now and for good reason. Many of us are super busy between working, managing our homes, and trying to have a social life and prioritize our relationships with the people who matter most.
This is why online or work-from-home side hustles have become so popular. Three years ago, I was deep in debt and stressed out about money in general. I had an entry-level paying job when I started my blog and I saw that many other people were earning money from freelance writing.
I love to write so I figured I’d give it a try and it helped me knock thousands of dollars off my debt total and literally turned into a long-term career for me. Last year, I quit my job to freelance and blog full time.
I generally earn around $5,000/month from freelance writing and I spend about 25-30 weeks working. It’s been an amazing journey and I’m so happy I didn’t listen to the naysayers who told me I’d never earn any real money writing.
Freelance writing has allowed me the freedom and flexibility to earn more money doing something I love and work whenever I please. Plus, it’s completely legit despite some of the scams that are out there.
If you’ve ever been curious about freelance writing or are serious about finding an honest way to make money from home writing, here are a few tips to help you get started that I wish someone would have told me starting out.… Read more