Oh, you might think starting a business has a lot in common with having a baby.
They’re similar in a few ways, I admit.
But I was pregnant throughout the start of my freelance blogging business, so I can tell you from experience: the differences outweigh the similarities by approximately one metric shit-ton.
Sure, starting a business and having a baby both involve feeling excited, hopeful, and nervous all at once.
And sure, I can understand why some people call their businesses and blogs their “babies”. [I think it’s a bit wacky and melodramatic, but I can understand it.]
No matter how you slice it, though, there are vital differences between starting your freelance blogging business and having a baby.
SPOILER: The business is easier. [Read more…]