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

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What I’ve Learned After Publishing 2,759 Pieces of Content

As a sex blogger with four active websites, I create a lot of content — written, audio, and video. After all this time and thousands of pieces of content, I’m sharing what I’ve learned and (hopefully) showing that some things continue long after you reach a big number.

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4 Things I Do When Imposter Syndrome Strikes

Even after all these years as a freelancer and a sex blogger, imposter syndrome kicks my butt (though not as much as it once did). No method is perfect, and I’m not “cured” but if it can help someone else, here’s what I do when self-doubt kicks in.

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e[lust] 116

Looking for a way to share your sex writing with a wider audience? Check out e[lust] and submit a post to be featured each month! This is e[lust] 116!

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Making Patreon Work for You

Patreon is a popular option for creators to increase their income for the content they make. Even with the TOS changes, sex bloggers, creators, and educators still use it. But as with everything else, it’s not easy to do, and there are things to consider before you begin.

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It’s Okay to Take Breaks

This is the 50th episode of the podcast! That feels like a huge milestone as well as a time for a small break. And in a completely self-serving way, that’s what we’re talking about this week…taking breaks and a few ideas on how to do it.

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What are Backlinks and Should You Care About Them?

Backlinks are neither good nor bad, they simply are. But if you’ve ever received a spammy email begging for a “dofollow” link on your sex blog, you’re seeing the ugliest side of a single part of Google’s algorithm for figuring out where a site should rank in search results.

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The Problem with Perfectionism

Perfectionism feeds anxiety. It’s either the reason (some of us) are Type A or why so many more of us can never act, and then we’re paralyzed, even though we have big goals and dreams. Perfectionism lies to me all the time.