Category: Smutlancer Life

The smutlancer life can be all encompassing. From imposter syndrome to creating goals, there’s a lot to it.

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Setting Goals You Can Achieve

So close to the end of the year, it seemed appropriate to talk about goal setting. We’re not telling you what to goals to set for yourself or how to choose them. If you’re...

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About Those “Guest Post” Emails You Keep Getting

Have you received an email or two (or a dozen) with an extremely vague request for a guest blog post on your site — from an unknown person or site?  It may or may not mention a backlink. It may or may not mention payment. What is this about? How should you handle it? In a twist that shocks no one, I’ve got thoughts.

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7 Ways I Use Canva Every Day as a Smutlancer

If you’re a writer (smutty or otherwise) you might think you never have to worry about images or graphics. You work with words — writing for clients, running your sex blog, and publishing your erotic writing. But if you’re like me, you might bemoan the fact that you have zero graphics skills. That’s why I love, love, love Canva — I use it so much I pay for Canva Pro.

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When Your Routine No Longer Helps You

I love a good routine. Habits, systems, procedures…it all adds up to one thing: predictability. If I know what I need to do (and how to do it) I can get more done. But I’ve also learned that a routine can hold you back. Keep you stuck in doing the same old thing because it’s comfortable, not because it’s what’s best for you.

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4 Tools I Use to Stay Organized as a Smutlancer

I use as many organizational tools as I can to be productive. Today, I’m sharing the four main tools I use and how I use them to keep my work and files organized. They’re all quite common — you probably use them to. These are simply my methods.

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Dealing With Your Own High Expectations

For anyone else who berates yourself for not doing enough, for failing, for setting impossible goals you can never meet, maybe we didn’t fail and quite possibly we do exactly enough. And maybe the real problem is that we expect way too much of ourselves.