Social media is full of advertisements on how easy it is to make money online. People are being convinced to invest in online jobs, on the grounds that it’s among the easiest ways to earn money. No lie – online jobs earn so well when you put in the effort. Mark the words “when you put in the efforts”. I’ve been saying this in my past articles and I’m insisting on it – online jobs are not a walk in the park.
Not everyone will succeed in making money online. The game is tough, it requires total commitment and bloody hard work.
I know you are tired of listening to this – I’ve been a freelance writer for almost 9 months now. I honestly love every moment of it, but hey: that’s not to mean that it doesn’t have its challenges.
My Upwork profile is open to anyone for now, and everyone can access my income reports from it. Some people see me make 4 to 5 figures each month from writing, and they come into my email asking for tips to make money online.
Well, you only get to see the better aspect of it and not the many challenges that come with it. I’m a full-time freelance writer, for now, and before becoming one too, you should beware of various challenges that come with it. This will help you know how to go about it, and come out successful in this industry.
Here are a few of the challenges, and a solution attached to each:
Let’s face the truth, everyone aspiring to be a writer, wants to know how much they will earn, before signing in to this business. This is a very sensitive and tough data to pin down.
We all have responsibilities to run and we have a right to know whether what we are about to invest in will yield us enough, and pay our bills.
“How much do you earn, say per months? “I can truthfully assure you that this is among the questions I get from friends, my students, and other people, who want to know about freelance writing. It’s not a bad question.