I quit my corporate job in February 2015 with $300 in the bank. I had no idea what I wanted to do besides make a living writing. I was 25 years old, and a total newbie in the writing world. There wasn’t a lot of demand for young writers, I thought.
The extent of my experience was winning a third-grade writing contest and getting a book published for my school library. I was motivated, but didn’t exactly have a plan or success mindset to build a profitable freelance business.
I didn’t have a degree, any experience, or, if I’m being completely honest, any idea how to get someone to pay me to write. Call it crazy. Call it youthful enthusiasm. Because it was.
I wanted to build a successful freelance writing business, but I wasn’t sure how to make it happen. Sound familiar?
After a rocky start, I realized that when you approach freelancing with a success mindset, it can have a big impact on growing your business and your income.
Fast forward two years, and I’m making over $100 an hour. And I’m constantly booked out two months in advance.
Here’s how I made that happen…