Diversify Your Income - Blogger Kimberly Duran

Kimberly balanced a successful blog with a full time job until the time was right to start officially being freelance.

With great advice on blogging, diversifying your income, selling yourself and making and keeping an eye on your goals.

If it doesn’t help me reach my goals... then I need to reprioritise, or say ‘no’
— Kimberly Duran on being strict with her time

Here’s some of the key takeaway points:

  • When approaching people, tell them what they will get out of the relationship - that’s what they care about

  • If you’re blogging, be authentic, let a bit of your real self out there

  • How Kimberly created a professional 'Media Kit' to help explain explain herself and her proposition to companies

  • If you’re a blogger: beware the temptation of sponsored blogs, don't jeopardise your relationship with your readers

  • If you're a blogger: reach out to the blogging community to help grow your audience

  • Diversify your income

  • Can you create a 'product'? Something of value to your audience that also boosts your portfolio, reputation and puts you in front of new people

  • Make Goals for yourself and check what you’re taking on against them daily - does each job take you closer to them?

More from Kimberly

Kimberly on Twitter

Kimberly on Pinterest

Her blog: Swoon Worthy

Her Little Black Book

Useful Links

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