Tagged: money

episode 90 of the Smutlancers podcast hosted by Kayla Lords and Molly Moore 0

Your Accounting and Money Evolution as a Smutlancer

We’re not tax, accounting, bookkeeping, or money experts AT ALL, but all of those things have evolved as we’ve grown as smutlancers. So we recorded ourselves talking about it, while trying to throw in a few helpful tips.

episode 37 of the Smutlancer podcast discusses getting paid 0

Getting Paid as a Smutlancer

We spend a lot of time, as smutlancers, saying that we should be paid for our work, and that’s completely true. But once you’ve secured the agreement for payment, there’s still a lot of work to be done — and a lot of ways where things can go wrong. Deserving payment is one thing, but actually getting paid is another. In this episode, let’s talk about actually getting paid as a smutlancer. In this episode: This week’s episode is brought to you by QuickBooks Self Employed Different types of work and situations require different ways of handling payments You need...

episode 29 of the smutlancer -- we all start at the bottom 0

We All Start at the Bottom SL029

This week’s episode is a bit rambling, likely a lot ranty, and in my defense, I was tired, lol. Okay so that’s not a good reason, but it’s one of those weird topics where I don’t want anyone to feel discouraged, but the truth might hurt. No one makes their top price when they get started. You have to start small, prove your abilities, add value, and raise your rates steadily, over time. Don’t accept pennies, but don’t expect the pay rate of someone with a decade of experience, either. In this episode: This week’s episode is brought to you...

blog post on why financial disclosure matters for bloggers 2

Why Financial Disclosure Matters on Your Website

Recently I received an email from a company I’d worked with in the past asking me to do another review for them. Because it was for a free service and not a product, I asked for compensation for my time while promising it would be an honest review. It’s unusual for me to ask for payment for a review. Usually I review physical products that have a tangible value. I looked through my old emails (because I keep everything) to see what we’d agreed to last time. The money was acceptable. How I’d written the review had worked for both...