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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How to Calculate Your Rates Part 2

how to calculate your rates part two

In part one, we talked about some of the higher level issues to consider when you calculate your rates. If you haven’t read that one yet, click here and get yourself up to speed. That information will be useful for the second part. That being said, if you’re really impatient to have a firm number,…

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How to Calculate Your Rates Part 1

how to calculate your rates part one

I started writing this piece and realized I had 1500 words written with more to say. While I’m probably gaining a reputation around here for being a bit…wordy (pardon the bad pun), I don’t want to overwhelm you either. Calculating your rates is a big job. It’s not set in stone, and you can (and…

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How to Make Money: Social Media Influencer

post about making money as a social media influencer

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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