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How To Find A Writing Job

How To Find A Writing Job I started staff writing for others in September of 2012. I realize it hasn’t been a very long time since I began writing online, however, I have learned a lot from the staff writing positions that I have.

Currently, I write over 20 articles each week. Some weeks I write much more than that, some weeks a little less.

Writing online is one of the many services I offer through my online business, and it is what has helped me leave my day job to pursue full-time self-employment. Because of this, I receive many e-mails each week from readers asking what they can do to get into online writing.

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How To Start An Online Business

How To Start An Online BusinessThis past week, I have received many e-mails asking for steps that a person should take if they are interested in starting their own online business. This is normal though, especially since I published my latest income report, $12,100 in March Business Income, on Wednesday.

I started my business very slowly and I definitely didn’t follow any steps. I made many mistakes and I had to learned things the hard and slow way.

However, hopefully with this post I can help others start an online business. Of course, reading blog posts will not mean that your business will be successful. Even if you have a plan, how you approach your business and the amount of time and effort you put into it is important.

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$12,100 in March Business Income

How I Make Money OnlineHappy April everyone. I can’t believe it’s April already, and this means it’s now a brand new month to improve my business and beat a new income goal.

March seemed like a busy month, but it didn’t live up to February even though there were three more days in March.

In March of 2014, I made $13,119 in business income, before expenses. This is still a great amount, do not get me wrong, however, I thought it would be a little bit higher.

It is still motivating to read my past income reports.

In May of 2012, I made $672 in extra income. $672 is still a great amount of extra income to be making, but my progress over the past 2 years is something that I am very proud of. This August will mark three years of blogging for me, and when I started I never thought this is where I would be.

Like I say every month, when I first started blogging, I didn’t think this level of income was possible. I read (and still read) income reports from bloggers such as Pat at Smart Passive Income, and it always gives me crazy motivation to do better.

 

I still can’t believe I’m self-employed.

When I first started side hustling, I used it as a way to earn extra spending money and so that I could also put extra money towards my student loans. I never thought that I would leave my day job and pursue full-time freelancing.

I am so glad that I am self-employed. I was terrified back in September of 2013 when I told my employer that I would be leaving. I debated what I should do every single day, and there were many restless nights because I was afraid about what would happen if I made the wrong decision.

 

$12,100 in March Business Income

This is for the month of March and before fees and expenses (expenses that lower the amount above are approximately $1,020, which includes VAs and writers for my other websites, PayPal fees, etc.) being taken out.

After all expenses and fees, I made approximately $12,100. In the amount above, I do not include the amount that I bring in to blogs that I help run, I only include the amounts that are my actual earnings from my services. So, if a website that I manage makes $2,000, I only include my payment – not the full $2,000.

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