I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again…I LOVE that I’m seeing more bloggers taking steps towards becoming their own boss.
It feels me with a warm fuzziness that is akin to the satisfaction of eating a delicious pizza, except without the inevitable bloat that comes afterwards.
I got about 1/4 of the way through before I got bored of it. I was making it a dull, monotonous thing that should I ever go back to read it, I’d find more joy in watching paint dry.
It wasn’t until I met with a business advisor (free of charge business advice, yes please!
It doesn’t have to be rigid or even particularly detailed, but take it from my experience that it will help you feel more confident overall about how you operate.
I’m a freelance writer, and freelance writing can be a fantastic job.This is an opportunity to reaffirm your reasonings for wanting to go freelance – list your experience and your values here.I use this section to mention my: the business exists which is a great way of starting to explore your potential customers… In this section of my freelance business plan, I talk about how small business owners are becoming more savvy about digital marketing practices but don’t have the time and/or knowledge to manage it themselves.What’s tough about freelancing isn’t so much about what specifically do but about the ins and outs of freelancing itself.Here are three key things you need to keep in mind if you’re thinking of embarking on a freelance career: Too many freelance writers fall into the content mill trap, especially when they’re just starting out and don’t have an extensive portfolio to show potential clients.It’s time to get real about what it takes to make it in the freelance industry.Although my personal experience is specific to freelance writing, pretty much everything I’ve learned applies generally.I first started writing a business plan when I was working full time.I was side-hustlin’ and wanted to get the strategy out of my brain and into a Word doc so I had something to work towards.Before you get settled and ready to write your business plan, get yourself a cuppa and maybe some biscuits.Although the process isn’t boring, it can be a bit of a drain thinking lots about your business and where you want it to go!