So you want to learn to be a freelance blogger. What do your first moves look like?
Let me guess, something like this:
“Oh! Oh! I need to know this for sure!” Click. (Spends hours clicking from post to post, blog to blog.)
“Oooh this blogger looks cool!” Click-click. (Stalks them for 30 minutes.)
“Ohh, I need that!” Clickety-click click. (Spends 45 minutes clicking through training class advertisements and products, reaches for wallet.)
Four hours later you’re slumped over your computer, brain scrambled and eyes glazed over. Even worse, your path to success isn’t any clearer and you’re down a couple hundred bucks.
Time to admit you have a problem. You need a tour guide to help you trudge through the vast wasteland that is the internet. Allow me to assist. I’d like to show you how to get your feet wet in this community without overwhelming your brain, your inbox or your wallet.
And chill out with the clicking—time’s a ticking! [Read more…]