What is a Smutlancer? SL001

Podcast episode 1 - what is a smutlancer

In the very first episode of The Smutlancer podcast, I try to answer one simple question…what the hell is a smutlancer? And also, what you can expect from this podcast. In this episode: What is a smutlancer? What you can expect from this podcast Creating content and getting paid Talking about sex, kink, relationships, gender,…

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5 Reasons You’re Not Working On Your Smutlancing Dreams

why the work isn't being done

I’m guilty of a very bad habit as a creator. If the stars don’t align just perfectly to give me the perfect parameters that I need to create something – write a blog post, record a podcast, or work on future goals (like course creation and ebooks) – I won’t do it. So what does…

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What is a Nofollow Link?

nofollow link vs dofollow link explanation

If you’ve never heard of a nofollow link, you’re not alone. The vast majority of people – bloggers included – don’t know what that term means. But if you’re being paid to add links to your website or publish sponsored content, it’s time to make sure you understand exactly what this kind of link is…

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What Would You Do If Social Media Disappeared Tomorrow?

social media vs blog as a platform

Debates rage on social media, as they do, all the time. Some I ignore. But some make me think.¬†Sometimes I think, “Can’t we all just get along?” And then sometimes I realize I have Something To Say. Lately, it’s been about voices and platforms and where sex bloggers are most effective or maybe even where…

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Spreading Smutty Love for #SOSS Volume 3

Share our shit saturday volume 3

It’s time for another week of spreading smutty love as it relates to the sex blogging and content creation life. Because I like this round-up (as opposed to what I do on KaylaLords.com or LovingBDSM.net) to focus on topics that matter to us as writers, finding posts is more of a challenge. Thankfully, I love…

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Pitching and Rejection: What You Need to Know

blog post about accepting rejection as a writer and smutlancer

The first rule of creating content – smutty fiction, personal sex blogging essays, or topical and newsy ideas – is the same for everyone. You will be rejected. At some point, at some time, someone (or many some ones) won’t like your ideas, thoughts, or musings. It’s the nature of the creative life. But there’s…

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Being a Brand Isn’t a Bad Thing

understanding that being a brand and branding doesn't have to be negative

It doesn’t matter if you’re a sex blogger with five readers and three followers on Twitter or you’ve got thousands of followers and make a steady income writing about sex. No matter where you are in this smutlancer journey, you’re a brand. Before you crinkle your nose and imagine slimy sales gimmicks, cheesy commercials, and…

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8 Tools That Make Me More Productive as a Writer and Marketer

productivity tools for sex bloggers and writers

Sometimes we just want to write, but more often, we really want people to read what we write – or follow us, visit our website, and connect in some way. At that point, we’re no longer just sex blogger, writer, or podcaster. Now we’re a marketer, too. As long as you’re actively trying to get…

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Don’t Be Afraid to Take a Vacation From Creating Content

take a vacation and recharge

With Thanksgiving (here in the U.S.) just a few days away, taking time off from work has been on my mind lately. Very few of us mind being told, “You don’t have to work today.” Frankly, I love finding a day or two with no looming deadlines and a little bit of free time –…

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Spreading Smutty Love for #SOSS: Volume 2

share our shit saturday volume 2

Back for another week of spreading smutty love – all in the hopes of helping you as a smutlancer. This week, some of what I’ve found speaks to the why and how of what we do. And the rest? Well, that focuses on the problems we face trying to create sexual content. Censorship by Default…

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