I‘ve been writing for a long time and we all start small. We all start somewhere. And then we look up to our role models or other writers who are now successful and who are living the life you want.
Is the nine-to-five office grind not for you? Looking for creative ways to make money? In the new world of social media-obsessed millennials, social platforms offer many creative roles that could mean turning your hobby into a career. Doing what you love could be easier than you think, and you don’t even need to leave the house to do so. Here’s how to make money from social media.
I'd like to make it clear that at no point have Vocal asked me to write this. I haven't been asked to promote the site for extra special goodies nor have they gone out of their way to locate me for any specific reason. I am, in fact, just writing directly from the heart, as one creator to another. And if this does result in a cheeky bonus, then cheers, Vocal. Mine's a JD and Coke.
You've written a great article, but how do you get the world to pay attention?
A little while ago, I posted an article about how content creators can’t buy internet success. You can find that article here.
Job searching sucks. It's probably one of the most challenging, and if you're like me, depressing experiences you'll go through. This is especially true if you're entering a new industry, or if you're seeking a job with a higher salary. It's a roller coaster ride, to say the least.This is why I decided to become a teaching assistant for a web development boot camp early in my software engineer career. I know what it's like to feel imposter syndrome, to be rejected by companies you passionately want to work for, and to doubt your ability to get hired in tech. In this article I’ll cover:
Where do movie makers get their ideas for the next blockbuster?Writers.How do the news get to our Facebook timeline?Writers.How do we decide which new diet to follow, or what new habit to start? Probably an article or a blog written by... yep, you guessed it.
Most people dream of starting their own business and being their own boss. However, 99 percent of these people don't pull the trigger in doing so. With how relevant social media is nowadays, it has become easier than ever before to start a profitable business without having to seek a typical business loan or lose all of your ownership to investors.
I started this blog when I was 16. I was a sophomore in college and decided it was time to make an account that focused on what interested me. Since there was really no representation for Black Women, or dark-skin women, I took the time to upload one post per day. I did not think much of it. The number of my followers grew, but I did not pay much attention to it.