Smutlancer Monthly Income Report: October 2018

the October 2018 Smutlancer income report from Kayla Lords

October was a lot like September, as you’ll see in how close the numbers are from one month to the next. But this was also the month that I started extra projects for a long-term client which means that next month will look much different. It’s not always easy to work extra hard and have…

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Feedback, Advice, and Helping Each Other Out

episode 36 of the Smutlancer podcast discusses giving and receiving feedback, criticism, and unsolicited ideas

I’ve benefited greatly from the feedback of my audience, the advice of other bloggers, and simply being told about things I might not have seen otherwise. While a lot of “advice” has to be taken with a grain of salt, some feedback and offers to share thoughts and ideas really can help us all. The…

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When You Feel Like You’re Shouting Into the Void

That feeling that most sex bloggers get when it feels like no one is paying attention and why does it matter -- it definitely still matters

Have you ever looked at your blog stats and felt like you were shouting into the void? Are those few views real or just bots? Why isn’t your blog/website/business growing? Does it even matter? Should you keep going or give up? Whether vanilla or sex content, I’ve never met someone with a website who didn’t…

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Smutlancers and Mental Health

episode 35 of the Smutlancer podcast discusses mental health as a smutlancer

In this week’s episode, let’s start talking about a big and important topic — mental health, smutlancing, and trying to make the two work together. I’m not an expert, and I don’t know what you should do, but I feel like I’ve learned a few truths about my own mental health. And how to still…

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3 Ways to Get More Views on Your Sex Blog

get more views on your sex blog with these 3 methods

Getting views to your sex blog — or any website — is essentially a numbers game. And while I advocate making content the focus of building an audience and increasing your views, there are other ways to do it. None of these are “hacks” designed to decrease creating damn good content on your sex blog.…

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Why Both Patience and the Hustle and Grind are Important

episode 34 of the Smutlancer podcast discusses the importance of both patience and the hustle and grind

Some people will tell you to be patient as you work towards your smutlancing goals. Others will say you need to hustle and grind. After much listening, learning, and thinking, I believe you need both. Let’s talk about it. In this episode: This week’s episode is brought to you by QuickBooks Self Employed Hustle and…

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e[lust] 111

Photo courtesy of A Leap of Faith Welcome to Elust 111– The only place where the smartest and hottest sex bloggers are featured under one roof every month. Whether you’re looking for sex journalism, erotic writing, relationship advice or kinky discussions it’ll be here at Elust. Want to be included in Elust #112? Start with…

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Thinking About Self-Promotion More Strategically SL033

episode 33 of the smutlancer podcast discusses self-promotion strategy for sex bloggers

This week, I’m talking about different ways sex bloggers can get in front of new audiences (that they don’t always take) and ways to think of self-promotion in a more strategic way. And why that’s a good thing for your sex blog and your smutlancing goals. In this episode: This week’s episode is brought to…

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4 Ways FOMO Kills Your Productivity

Fear of missing out hurts productivity for several reasons -- here are four

FOMO or Fear of Missing Out is an absolute drain on a lot of us. It’s not good for our confidence, our productivity, or our mindset. How do you know if FOMO has you in its ugly grips? Are you scrolling through social media, and even though it’s making you feel awful, you can’t stop?…

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