You must have wondered: just how much money can a freelance blogger really earn?
What do you think, is $50 per post a good rate? What about 20 cents per word?
Think bigger. And, more important, think differently.
As a freelance blogger, it isn’t just your income that matters. The amount of time and effort you put into your business is crucial to determining how well-paid you really are.
It’s simple: if I asked you to choose between a job that pays $50 per hour for 40 hours per week, and one that pays $100 per hour for 20 hours per week, which job would you pick?
Yeah, I thought so. 😉
No matter which job you choose, your pay works out to $2000 each week. I’d choose the one with fewer hours, too. And we’d all be earning a six-figure income working part-time!
So, um, why hasn’t that happened yet?
Well, I have a confession to make: my average hourly rate is around $100. But I spend less than 20 hours per week freelance blogging, so I’m not super-rich.
You can earn more than me, if you want to. Many freelance bloggers do, especially if they work at it full-time. [Read more…]