3 reasons it isn’t realistic

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Reason #1: Building your own brand is exciting and rewarding


If I managed to write 9 articles in 1 day then you can too

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#1. Create a running list of your ideas


Statistics, takeaways, and questionable clients

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Don’t become complacent

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1. Accept projects unfamiliar (and interesting) to you


Putting in the hard work

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Woman writing in a notebook outside at a picnic table.
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Itinerary: March 29th— March 30th, 2021


Non-traditional work requires non-traditional searching

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#1. Twitter explore tab


The earning potential is high

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How many people reached out


From a freelancer making $1,850/month

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One client can make or break your dreams when starting out


I have 1K followers — this is not a money grab

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A logo with a woman seated, holding a laptop. She is perched upon the words “Freelance Writer”
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Why I’m adding Fiverr to my repertoire

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