5 Reasons Your Self-Promotion Isn’t Working

5 Reasons Your Self-Promotion Isn't Working

Self-promotion is an absolute requirement if you want to build a brand or a business. If you’re not talking about what you do, no one else will know or care. You’re trying to find clients, get a sponsored ad, make an affiliate sale, or sell something you made. Every day you’re hustling and grinding, but…

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Smutlancer Monthly Income Report: July 2018

July 2018 Smutlancer Monthly Income Review

Between reading a Twitter thread about how we need to talk more about writing and money and seeing a lot of vanilla sites share their monthly income, I started thinking. Is there value in sharing my income as a smutlancer? I hate looking like a braggart, and I don’t want to do something that doesn’t…

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When the Motivation Just Isn’t There SL027

episode 27 of the smutlancer podcast discusses motivation

Anyone who tries to tell you that you have to feel motivated to work towards your dreams and goals all the time is probably full of BS. Sometimes motivation is in short-supply. The options are to push forward anyway or to take a break until you’re ready to start again. Both are valid options —…

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What To Do Instead of Waiting for Inspiration to Strike

You Can't Wait for Inspiration to Strike

Many creative people I know spend a lot of time worrying that they’re not feeling inspired. They fret that maybe their muse has left them, wonder if they’re experiencing writer’s block, or start to think maybe they’re not cut out for this creative thing. It’s a common thing that affects most of us at some…

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When Your Mind Lies to You SL026

smutlancer podcast episode 26 discusses imposter syndrome, anxiety, and when our brains lie to us

In this week’s episode, I talk about imposter syndrome and anxiety and about how our brains can make us believe things that aren’t true for a lot of other reasons. Mental illness is very real. I don’t offer solutions to every situation, only what’s worked for me in the past. Most importantly, I want to…

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How Do I Know if I’m Good Enough to Get Paid?

how do I know if I'm good enough to get paid

I remember asking myself this question before I became a vanilla freelancer and then before I pitched my first sex writing article. Am I good enough to get paid? How do I know? The short answer is…you don’t. But here are a few ideas to help you decide when it’s time to pitch your idea,…

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Knowing When to Quit SL025

Smutlancer podcast episode 25 discusses knowing when to quit

I’m one of those cheerful, optimistic, and determined people that doesn’t talk much about quitting. Mostly because I’ll (usually) do everything in my power to avoid it. But sometimes, the best choice you can make for yourself, your goals, and your sanity is to quit what isn’t working. So let’s talk about that on the…

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Do You Need an Email Newsletter?

discussing the need for an email newsletter

Thinking of starting an email newsletter? Wondering if it’s really necessary? Have one and don’t know if it’s worth the time? The answer to the email question is…it depends. If you find yourself checking your personal email on your phone multiple times a day and your work email even more often, you already know how…

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5 Types of Content to Create for Your Sex Blog or Adult Website

5 Different Types of Content for Your Sex Blog

When you think website or blog content, you likely think of text first. Yes, overwhelmingly, this is true. But not all written content is the same, and not all your content has to be written at all. If you have a sex blog, you likely already share personal experiences, erotic fiction, or thoughts on sex…

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Slow Progress Isn’t a Sign of Failure SL024

Slow Progress Isn't Failure - podcast episode 24

I admit to going on a tangent in this one, but the overall message is pretty clear (hopefully): Slow progress isn’t a sign of failure. No shame if you’re moving at the speed of a sloth, y’all. In this episode: This week’s episode is brought to you by QuickBooks Self Employed. The overnight success probably…

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