“Nobody said it was easy… no one ever said it would be this hard.”
Timeless philosophy from Coldplay, that happens to also apply to your freelance blogging career.
Professional bloggers like Sophie Lizard and Tom Ewer do make it look easy.
Releasing monthly stats on how they built a business from scratch (à la Tom) is like providing a step-by-step plan to building a thriving blogging business.
But when it comes down to doing the work …why on earth is it so hard?
Sophie and Tom have an advantage: online authority. Google them and you’ll get pages of results showcasing just this.
Trust in them is undeniable.
So authority and trust? Are two of the most important factors in turning a random viewer of your blog, wondering whether they should hire you over oodles of competitors, into an excited client who can’t wait to work with you.
Now, you already know that building this trust in your authority isn’t an overnight process. But the good news is that it isn’t an impossible process either.
There are proven ways you can achieve this without having any qualifications in your chosen niche.
Take a look at these ideas and see how many you can apply to your blogging career: [Read more…]