Ready to quit your job for full-time freelancing? Hold on just a second Ghostrider.
If you’ve got nerves of steel, piles of money in the bank, or you’re living rent free in your sister’s basement, go for it.
Or if you stare in the mirror every day and recite this old-school pro wrestler’s mantra: “I dine on danger and snack on death,” maybe you’ve got the guts to quit your job and walk out.
That wasn’t me. I’ve got plenty of hustle and freelanced on the side for years.
But making the leap from a job as a staff writer to full-time freelancing felt a little too risky. As in three kids, a mortgage, pending divorce, life…
If you’re a risk-averse freelancer, you need to find a practical way to quit your job for full-time freelancing with the least financial impact as possible.
When I finally walked away from my day job last year, I already had $4,000 in monthly freelance contracts lined up, and I’ve made more than that every month since.
Want to know how I did it? Here’s my low-risk leap strategy to full-time freelancing: