My Top 3 Strategies for Organically Growing Your Facebook Page [VIDEO]

VIDEO LESSON - You don't get to see this side of me very often, but I've spent the last few months trying out new media techniques to spread my message. Video is one of my more terrifying ones! The more I do it (even when I'm still scared), the more I scratch my head and [...]

By | July 7th, 2017|Blogging, Business|2 Comments

My May Freelance Writing Income Report and Book Launch Results – $2,512.24

Each month, I learn more and more about this world of freelance writing. I'm keen to share my recent discoveries with you all. Last month was an experience like no other. I bring you my May freelance writing income report and book launch update. Why do I share my income reports? When I was a [...]

By | June 13th, 2017|Blogging, Business, Writing|2 Comments

My April Freelance Writing Income Report – $2,799.70

I began my freelance writing career in 2015, making $5 per article or less. Those were the days of ghostwriting in content mills and guest posting on blogs for free. Since then, I've grown my business as a work-at-home mom, spending 10 to 15 hours per week on writing. To see how things are going [...]

By | May 11th, 2017|Blogging, Business, Writing|1 Comment

My March Freelance Writing Report – $1,619.40

Business is growing, but the struggle to maintain that elusive thing called "balance" increases. I now have three steady clients with whom I greatly enjoy working. The work is challenging and meaningful. I publish approximately 2,500 words per week and am growing every day in my field. My background is in banking, so I predominately [...]

By | April 27th, 2017|Blogging, Business, Writing|3 Comments

4 Major Lessons I Learned from My First Writing Retreat

I decided to write an eBook last fall. Something to specifically help moms afford the lifestyle of staying home. I hired someone to create the cover, an editor, and my sister-in-law hand-drew several awesome graphics to illustrate the book. Everything was really looking great and I even assembled my launch team. Tough Love After I [...]

By | March 1st, 2017|Blogging, Business, Writing|Comments Off on 4 Major Lessons I Learned from My First Writing Retreat

My January Freelance Writing Income Report – $2,458.80

If you're new to the world of freelance writing and want to know if it's really possible to make money, then this article is for you. I don't write for the love of money, nor do I post monthly income reports to boast. It actually makes me feel majorly vulnerable because I'm putting a part of [...]

By | February 17th, 2017|Blogging, Business, Writing|Comments Off on My January Freelance Writing Income Report – $2,458.80

3 Baby Steps to Becoming a Freelance Writer

If you’re a stay-at-home parent or plan to become one, and you also have a dream of becoming a freelance writer, I have some encouraging news. One year ago, I was in the same boat as you. My three biggest hurdles were: Lack of time. With two little ones at home, I didn't know how I [...]

By | January 25th, 2017|Blogging, Business, Writing|4 Comments

My December Freelance Writing Income Report – $4,648

Emma Stone won a Golden Globe recently for her performance in La La Land. In her acceptance speech, she encouraged the creatives who've had a door slammed in their face not to give up. With a look of resolve, Stone held up her award and said, "This is for you." I certainly didn't win an award, but [...]

By | January 12th, 2017|Blogging, Business, Writing|6 Comments

My Word for 2017

I had some difficulty choosing my "One Word" for 2017. I even made a chunky list of cliches and guesses and nonsense. Still nothing. It's not like you HAVE to have a word attributed to your new year. I just enjoy the challenge. Like I'm being dared to summarize everything I feel and wish and [...]

By | January 3rd, 2017|Blogging, Faith, Writing|8 Comments

My 2016 In Review – Using Only Screenshots

When you reach the end of a year, it's nice to glance back, right? I'm excited about 2017, but 2016 really had some major moments. So, I thought I'd take a glance back at what this year was like - as a writer, a businesswoman, a mother, a wife, and a Christ-follower. But who wants [...]

By | December 30th, 2016|Blogging, Business, Faith, Parenting, Writing|Comments Off on My 2016 In Review – Using Only Screenshots