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the October 2018 Smutlancer income report from Kayla Lords 0

Smutlancer Monthly Income Report: October 2018

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 a payment delayed by 30 days or so, but that’s the nature of the way I bill. It also reminded me why I prefer to have a really structured work-life. By the end of October, I was working 16 hour days to finish up the...

post on breaking up with aka firing a client 0

Breaking Up With a Client Doesn’t Have to Be Heartbreaking

I know, I know…some of you are thinking, “Breaking up?! I’m trying to get a client — not get rid of them!” If you’re just starting out in this smutlancing thing, it probably seems impossible that a day will come when you’ll break up with (aka fire) a client. A few years ago, I thought the same thing. Desperate for work, I took anyone who came my way (this sounds a lot like my love life when I was 20…). I never sabotaged my career but even when it was awful, I’d wait for them to end it with me...