The Smutlancers: Writing about sex and getting paid to do it

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Fun With Search Terms: How to Target Relevant Google Searches on Your Sex Blog

One of the simplest and yet most effective ways to increase traffic to your sex blog is to understand the search terms people are using to find you. By understanding what your audience is looking for, you can effectively give your readers what they want. This means more clicks, more loyal fans, and if you’re monetizing your blog, more income. I am starting this post with the assumption that you already understand the basics of Google Search Console and have it set up for your blog. If you don’t, here’s a useful guide to help you get started. Once you’ve...

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Smutlancer Revenue Report: October 2021

October was a busy month in many ways. A lot going on in my personal life, some big decisions being made, new projects starting (that aren’t related to sex or kink), and a definite increase in our revenue. Overall, it was a good month, and while I might be impatient to get back to previous income levels, I won’t complain about what was accomplished this month, either. Take a look. Kayla Lords, Sex Writer My freelance work is picking up in a manageable way. I’m receiving more inquiries but am also being very picky about what I agree to do....

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Smutlancer Spotlight: Nikki of Love is a Fetish

Nikki (she/her) is a photographer, writer, designer, and general creator of art (digital and physical). She lives on the beach in Mexico with her husband and youngest child, where she loves to garden, cook and take lots of photos. She’s also an advocate for radical self-love, sex positivity, and mental health care.

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Smutlancer Revenue Report: September 2021

Every month, Kayla Lords (she/her) peels back the curtains on her own bookkeeping to share her revenue wins and losses. The smutlancer life is one of ups and downs, and September isn’t as good as it once was, but it’s better than it has been.

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Smutlancer Spotlight: John Brownstone

Editor’s note: This month’s spotlight is an interview with my husband and business partner, John Brownstone. I didn’t know Chelsea planned to interview him (as she has a lot of freedom in what she writes and who she interviews) but I am enormously proud of him and love seeing him featured as a smutlancer. That being said, I figured I’d point out the obvious bias I have towards him as a human, let alone as an interviewee. ~KL Did your state or city’s health department provide a guide on safe sex when the nation was first ordered to quarantine? Well,...

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Erotica Submission Opportunities | September 2021

Trying to make money as an erotic author? Calliope (they/them) puts together a list of different submission opportunities each month — some with deadlines and others that are always looking for new stories. Take a look at the round-up for September 2021!

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Smutlancer Revenue Report: August 2021

Every month, Kayla Lords (she/her) peels back the curtains on her own bookkeeping to share her revenue wins and losses. The smutlancer life is one of ups and downs, and August is definitely a down month.