Five years into running her own successful consulting agency, Media Strategist Emily Goulding took to LinkedIn to offer her protips on turning your side hustle into a lucrative business.
"My business has enabled me to live in New York, Los Angeles, and even Sao Paulo, Brazil all while carving out the time and money to start a family and eventually fund my own maternity leave.
I did this while staying true to my passions for public interest media and education, and I've never had to advertise," Goulding writes. Read on for 3 pro-tips to master your life as a freelancer.
"You’ll have high highs, and low lows," but it's keeping your core income flowing from your core skills you'll have both the peace of mind and financial security you need to hone and perfect your business, Goulding explains.
Find the side hustles where you thrive and use that revenue to support yourself. Having synergy between your side hustle and your business also offers you peace of mind and real life skills you can apply to your biz.
Cast a Wide Networking Net
From your alumni network to your Facebook friends, it's extremely important to remember, your network is everything. Grab coffee or schedule catch-up calls with both people within and outside of your field.
What did you do to support yourself when you business was "pre-revenue?" Tell us your thoughts below and you can read media strategist Emily Goulding's full post HERE on LinkedIn.