Am I ever really going to make a go of this?
Why would I ever think I could be as successful as some of those other freelancers?
Should I just give up now?
Whether you’re just starting out as a freelance blogger or you’ve been doing it for a while and have reached a plateau, it’s easy to fall prey to fears and doubts like this — especially when you compare yourself against those bigger, better freelancers who seem to have already “made it.”
But here’s a little insider secret to success: There are no insider secrets to success.
Many of those bloggers you envy started out with nothing, just like you, and it’s only through a combination of skill, moxie and sheer dogged persistence they managed to get to where they are are today.
Know what that means for you?
You can get there too.
To prove it to you (and give you some super-helpful tips you can put to use today), we interviewed 15 freelance bloggers who built their own successful businesses from “nothing” and asked them how they did it, what they learned along the way and what they wish all aspiring freelancers knew about the journey. [Read more…]