How to Make Extra Money As a Freelance Writer

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I’ve been blogging since 2006, but it wasn’t until 2015 that I discovered a growing market for people who want to make extra money as a freelance writer.

My background is in banking and financial coaching. The more I blogged about personal finance (including my own debt-free story), the more I realized it resonated with people.

The same thing happened when I became a mom three years ago and started blogging about parenting and diapers and sleep deprivation. That clicked with moms.

If you have an area or two in which you have a great deal of insight or experience, you have a command of the English language, and you’re willing to put in some hard work, you could make extra money as a freelance writer.

Since transitioning from a hobby blogger to a freelancer, I’ve been featured on The Huffington Post, The Penny Hoarder, Rockstar Finance, The Dollar Stretcher, . . . → Read More: How to Make Extra Money As a Freelance Writer

How I Made $25,000 Just By Freelance Writing

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This guest post is writing by Ben Luthi, the beloved originator of the Wealth Gospel. Ben currently works in the corporate world, but has dreams of ditching the corporate grind for a life of freelance writing. Enjoy the read below to see how his journey has gone thus far.

Writing has always been a love of mine, even though I’ve never felt like I was good at it. I wrote a lot of short stories when I was a kid, and I still have some them. I read them every once in a while, just to remind myself that at least I’m not that bad anymore. I’ve always had a goal to write a book one day, but as I finished up my Bachelor’s degree in finance, I felt as if it would never happen.

That is, until I couldn’t find a job…

Being unemployed the first 6 months out . . . → Read More: How I Made $25,000 Just By Freelance Writing