2018 Eroticon Presentation Notes: How to Make Money From Your Blog

presentation notes from 2018 Eroticon session

If you were able to attend my session at Eroticon, I hope you enjoyed it and got something out of it. If you couldn’t go this year, hopefully you’ll be able to go in the future. Either way, feel free to use my notes and resources from my Saturday morning session. How to Make Money…

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When Will My Sex Blog Make Money?

A question often asked by sex bloggers - when will my sex blog make money

Tl;dr: There are no guaranteed timelines to making money. It’s what you do right now and what you keep doing that matters most. So when will my sex blog make money? It’s a question all sex blogging smutlancers ask themselves, especially when you’re working hard to get someone to hire you, accept your pitch, or…

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How to Be Seen as the Professional You Are or Want to Be

banner for blog post on being a professional as a smutlancer

When I say “the professional you want to be” I’m referring to any work that you do in a creative way that earns money and involves sexual content – erotic writing, sex blogging, podcasting, videos, photography, any of it. In every creative field, there are specific things we do or avoid doing so that we’re…

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How to Vet a Company Before Agreeing to Work With Them

Vetting a sex company before you work with them

The other day, I shared how you can respond to offers of paid work, from sponsored posts to freelance gigs. Before you agree to do work for any sex company, it’s important to make sure they’re the kind of brand or business you want to be associated with. It’s possible that you don’t care, and…

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Weeding Out Legitimate Offers from the BS Offers

how to figure out which are the legitimate offers of work

Anytime sex is involved, it’s an easy assumption that someone shady is going to message you. If you’ve been a sex blogger or creator long enough, you’re almost used to the random dick pics or the “Hey” messages you get on any (and every) social media outlet. My Dominant friends also get the, “I’ll do…

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7 Ways to Promote Yourself and Get Hired

how to promote yourself as a sex writer or content creator

Once you decide you want to make money as a sex writer or any kind of content creator, the biggest question is usually, “How?” How do I get someone to hire me? Where do I find the jobs? When will the money begin rolling in? Well, I don’t know what other people have experienced but…

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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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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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Why You Need Multiple Streams of Income

post on why smutlancers need multiple streams of income

  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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How to Make Money: Fiction Writing

fiction writing as a way to make money

I’m not going to tell you or anyone else how to write fiction. As a some-time erotic writer, I know we all have our own methods and styles. A lot of people can write, but not a lot of people can make money at it. In our ongoing series on how to make money, let’s…

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