I started out as a freelance writer. Made a whopping $6 per article for my first gig.
BUT - the topic was one I knew a lot about, and that gig paid me more than I'd ever earned when I worked a 40 hour a week job. Plus I could work around my schedule and my family's schedule. Plus no commute or investment needed for business dresses or panty hose.
I was hooked.
I grew my business, charged more and more as my client list grew.
But writers, I'll share the secret to making more money than you can imagine.
1. Work as hard for yourself as you would for a client.
2. Create your own products.
3. Learn how to market those products.
I used to trade hours for dollars. And I got paid well for my hours. But once I finished the job, I didn't get paid from it anymore. If I stopped writing, I stopped making money.
I didn't want a j-o-b, so I started working on my own products.
One report I wrote last year has made over $14,000 in sales so far. It was 15 pages long. 4124 words.
I have over 20 reports out now, plus other products.
And I do the work once and get paid for it over and over and over.
Nothing wrong with working for clients.
Just make sure you're building your OWN empire while you freelance to pay the bills.