How to Make Your Client’s Content More Inclusive, Part Two

part two of tips to help make client's content more inclusive

In part one, we discussed how to help a client see why being more inclusive in their content is important. Now, let’s focus on what you can do while creating their content. This is your opportunity to let your sex positivity and professionalism shine. The content you create needs to be excellent so it makes…

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How to Make Your Client’s Content More Inclusive, Part One

how to help your client be more inclusive with their content

If you’re creating content for an adult client, it’s important to follow their vision, strategy, and rules for their brand. But as sex positive smutlancers, it’s equally important to be as inclusive as possible. Most of your adult clients want this (the best ones definitely do), but making it happen isn’t always easy. Adult companies…

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7 Questions to Ask Before You Quote a Price

ask questions before you quote a price

Some gigs you take have a set price — sponsored posts, banner ads, consulting fees, etc. If you’ve determined it’s work you’ll do, and you’ve figured out how much you want to make, it’s a take it or leave it kind of thing. This is my price. Pay it or don’t. But other work will…

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When Can I Charge More Money for My Work?

How and When to Raise Your Rates

The first question a smutlancer (or any freelancer, let’s be honest) asks is, “How much should I charge for my work?” It’s an imperfect science, but we’ve discussed it before here and here. Once you start making money, the next question you should ask yourself is, “When can I charge more?” Like everything else, there’s…

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Finding Success with Goal Setting

How to set a goal to accomplish a dream

It’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the possible things you could do as a smutlancer. You look around and think, “Okay, I want to be [INSERT THING YOU WANT TO BE]” and then you wonder how the hell you’re supposed to make it happen. We’ve already talked about re-thinking success and decided (at least…

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2018 Eroticon Presentation Notes: How to Make Money From Your Blog

presentation notes from 2018 Eroticon session

If you were able to attend my session at Eroticon, I hope you enjoyed it and got something out of it. If you couldn’t go this year, hopefully you’ll be able to go in the future. Either way, feel free to use my notes and resources from my Saturday morning session. How to Make Money…

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When Will My Sex Blog Make Money?

A question often asked by sex bloggers - when will my sex blog make money

Tl;dr: There are no guaranteed timelines to making money. It’s what you do right now and what you keep doing that matters most. So when will my sex blog make money? It’s a question all sex blogging smutlancers ask themselves, especially when you’re working hard to get someone to hire you, accept your pitch, or…

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How to Be Seen as the Professional You Are or Want to Be

banner for blog post on being a professional as a smutlancer

When I say “the professional you want to be” I’m referring to any work that you do in a creative way that earns money and involves sexual content – erotic writing, sex blogging, podcasting, videos, photography, any of it. In every creative field, there are specific things we do or avoid doing so that we’re…

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How to Vet a Company Before Agreeing to Work With Them

Vetting a sex company before you work with them

The other day, I shared how you can respond to offers of paid work, from sponsored posts to freelance gigs. Before you agree to do work for any sex company, it’s important to make sure they’re the kind of brand or business you want to be associated with. It’s possible that you don’t care, and…

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Weeding Out Legitimate Offers from the BS Offers

how to figure out which are the legitimate offers of work

Anytime sex is involved, it’s an easy assumption that someone shady is going to message you. If you’ve been a sex blogger or creator long enough, you’re almost used to the random dick pics or the “Hey” messages you get on any (and every) social media outlet. My Dominant friends also get the, “I’ll do…

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