POI 14: How I Make $255,000 a Year as a Freelance Writer

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This week’s guest is Holly Johnson of ClubThrifty.com. Holly is  a financial expert who covers frugality, budgeting, and travel. She is a contributing editor for The Simple Dollar snd writes for U.S. News and World Report Travel, Personal Capital, Lending Tree, and Frugal Travel Guy. She also writes on her own website: ClubThrifty.com. Show Notes:

Holly went from working as much as 60+ hours a week for a $40,000 a year to being on track to bill $225,000 in 2016 from freelance writing! Holly had always been interested in writing and began to write as a side-gig while she worked her salaried job She eventually made enough money to quit her job and be a full-time freelance writer Holly has a focus on travel writing and gets paid to visit exotic destinations and write about them Why there’s such a growing demand for freelance writers Why you’ve got to “niche down” and focus on paying niches Holly explains why starting a website or blog  is a great way to display your skills and break into high-paying freelance writing work You’ll understand productivity hacks that helped Holly bill over $200,000 as a freelance writer  Favorite Principles of Increase:

Don’t overcomplicate things, just do the work!

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