Why You Need Multiple Streams of Income

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  Relying on a single source of income comes in a variety of forms –  affiliate sales for a single company, offering sponsored posts, working with a single client. The danger, when you only have one way to make money is that when (rarely if) that income dries up, you’re stuck. You have no other…

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Patreon Turns Against NSFW in a Big Way

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My plan had been to add Patreon to the ongoing “How to Make Money” series as a viable option for most sex writers and creators to build an income from your work. I’ve used and loved Patreon for a long time, and although I disliked their stance on not allowing NSFW creators to show up…

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How to Make Money: Social Media Influencer

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To be honest, being paid as a social media influencer isn’t something I seek out. I’ve done it once, and only because it fell into my lap. I developed a good working relationship with a sex toy company who recommended me to an ecommerce company who was promoting a sex toy I’d reviewed. Confused yet?…

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How to Make Money Writing: Ghostwriting

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In our ongoing series on ways to actually make money as a writer, one that doesn’t get a lot of attention but can lead to plenty of business is ghostwriting. When you’re used to always putting your name on your work, it can feel a little odd. But once you become known as someone who…

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How to Make Money: Affiliate Sales

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Affiliate sales seem like the easiest way to make money on a blog. Find a company who sells sex toys, sign up as an affiliate, and put that link almost everywhere. Sit back and watch the money just roooooooll in. Right? Not quite. Like everything else we do in the world of writing, blogging, and…

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How to Make Money: Sponsored Posts

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Sponsored posts should only be one item in your money-making list, but it’s one of the best ones (in my opinion). Depending on how you set it up, you’re literally getting paid to blog. That’s the dream, right? It’s not something the average blogger can rely on to pay their rent or mortgage but it’s…

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My Story: Writing About Sex for Money

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“Writing is like sex. First you do it for love, then you do it for your friends, and then you do it for money.” ~Virginia Woolf I know that Virginia Woolf isn’t specifically talking to sex writers in this quote, but it fits. Her words outline my personal journey into the world of writing about sex…

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